Quad-Power: The Eton FRX5 powers up in four ways - via solar
panel, hand crank, built-in rechargeable lithium battery, or three
- Solar-Panel: The super-sized solar panel will charge the battery
fully in 5-6 hours.
- Hand Crank: Crank the hand turbine for four minutes and
you'll produce enough power for 10-15 minutes of music, news and weather or
one minute of talk time.
- Rechargeable Battery: You can also use the micro-USB cable to
charge the FRX5' built-in rechargeable battery (200mAh).
- 3 "AAA" Batteries: Or, just pop in a three "AAA" alkaline
batteries (not included).
Rugged Design: The FRX5 has an IPX4 splash-proof rating and is also
drop-proof form a height of approximately 3.3' (1m). so neither sleet nor snow
nor rain will hamper its performance. Ideal for camping trips or river
- Drop-proof from a height of 3.3ft (1m). Drop protection varies depending
on drop conditions.
- Water resistant to IEC 60529 IPX4. It is not waterproof and should not
be immersed in water.
AM/FM Tuner: The Eton FRX5 features a built-in AM/FM tuner with a
telescoping antenna (up to 12").
NOAA Weather Band: The FRX5 allows you to select from one of the seven
NOAA weather broadcast channels. These broadcasts are found in the public
service frequency band, and include 162.400MHz (Channel 1), 162.425MHz (Channel
2), 162.450MHz (Channel 3), 162.475MHz (Channel 4), 162.500MHz (Channel 5),
162.525MHz (Channel 6), and 162.550MHz (Channel 7).
Alerts: When the "Alert" function is on, the radio will automatically
broadcast NOAA emergency weather alerts for your area such as hurricanes,
tornadoes and severe storms. Plus, the FRX5 also features S.A.M.E. technology
(Specific Area Message Encoding) to customize alerts for your specific location.
Just enter your S.A.M.E. county code and if there's a warning, watch or advisory
you'll see it-with flashing red, orange or green lights-and hear about it, too.
You can set up to 25 locations so you'll be safe, wherever you are.
Alarm Clock: The Eton FRX5 features a digital clock with alarm.
USB Charging Port: To charge your smartphone, simply plug it into the
FRX5's USB type-A port (5V 2.1A). Power will automatically "dump charge" to your
phone, just like plugging into the wall. The FRX5 will fully charge most
smartphones once and can also charge tablets.
Built-in Lights: The built-in, top mounted, dimmable ambient light on
the top of the FRX5 provides just the right amount of light for the family to
still enjoy a relaxing conversation or dinner even while the storm rages
outside. You can also shine the unit's bright LED flashlight to find your way
around in the dark. You can even use the glow-in-the-dark locator
and illuminated buttons when you're in a dark area. And for emergencies,
you can flash the unit's red emergency beacon.
Aux Input: There is an 3.5mm auxiliary input for connecting an
external portable audio source for playback through the Eton FRX5.
Headphone Jack: There is a 3.5mm headphone jack for connecting a setup
of headphones. The built-in speaker will mute when a set of headphones are
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