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The Freeplay Encore Buddy Multi-powered Weather Band Radio

The Freeplay Encore Buddy Multi-powered Weather Band Radio

The Freeplay Encore Buddy Multi-powered Weather Band Radio
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Item Code: B120-EN8-BK9-080-FP
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When emergency strikes, Encore Buddy is ready to power, without relying on grid power. It will run independently and reliably receive radio transmissions. The integrated flashlight illuminates your way through the dark. The Encore Buddy is also a very nice everyday compact radio for casual listening at home, in the garden, on a camping trip or where ever you may be. When the Weather Alert function is on, the radio will automatically broadcast NOAA emergency weather alerts for your area such as severe storms, hurricanes and tornadoes. With a full charge the radio will play for 6 hours at normal volume.

Radio: Digital 7-Channel Weather Band with Audible and Visual indication weather alert mode. Featuring FM: 88MHz to 108 MHz and AM: 525 KHz to 1710 KHz.
Dynamo Power: The hand crank generator charges the internal Lithium Ion battery
Solar Power: You can power up the Lithium Ion battery with direct sunlight!
USB Power: You can play or charge the radio with USB power from a computer!
Rechargeable Power: Featuring a 3.7V/800 mAh Lithium Ion Battery. Powerful, convenient and replaceable.
Charge your Device: To charge your mobile phone, simply utilize the 5V 1A USB port. When fully charged, the Encore Buddy will provide a 25% charge to most phones!
Flashlight: The LED flashlight with 3 super bright LEDs will make sure your never caught in the dark! Featuring an output of 10 lumens.
Manual Power: Crank the hand handle for one minute and you will produce enough power for approximately 20 minutes of radio at normal volume, 60 minutes of light or 3-5 minutes of talk time!
In Tune: With the Encore Buddy sound is clear and crisp. The digital tuner ensures you can always pick up the channels you need. The back-lit display makes it easy to find and see your stations, even when the power is off. For quiet listening, you can plug in your headphones.

Weather Band: WB receives the seven weather channels at 162.400MHZ, 162.425MHZ, 162.450MHZ, 162.475MHZ, 162.500MHZ, 162.525MHZ and 162.550MHZ. Tune to the station with the best reception. You will hear the automated voice of the National Weather Service.

WB ALERT Mode: Places the radio audio on standby until an alert event triggers the Buddy audio. Once triggered, and if necessary, tune to the best WB channel for the alert message. To set the Buddy to ALERT, press and hold the MODE button until the WB symbol flashes continuously. In the event of an alert, the alert light will flash and the audio will un-mute. Pressing any key will stop the alert light flashing, and to continue in alert mode press and hold the MODE button for two seconds. The National Weather Service conducts tests periodically and more information can be found on

Manufacturer: Freeplay Energy
Product weight: 1 lbs
Dimensions: 5.97" x 2.41" x 3.7"
Battery Capacity: 3.7V/800 mAh Li-Ion
Solar Panel: 125 mW Mono-Crystalline Solar Panel
Finish: Black
Manufacturer warranty: 1 year

What's Included:

•  (1) Encore Buddy Radio
•  (1) Wrist Lanyard
•  (1) Mobile Phone Connector Pack

1 Question & 1 Answer
from Naples, FL asked:
April 7, 2018
Will it operate as an MP3 player with USB port?
1 Answer
This product does have a USB power input. However, its sole purpose is to charge the Weather Band Radio, you will not be able to operate this item as a MP3 player. Thank you for your inquiry!
Customer Service
on April 9, 2018

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