Today most houses don’t have a radio or stereo and that is because portable media players have taken over. Some cell phones can also connect to AM/FM channels. But there are still some who still like it the old fashioned way.
Sangean WR-2 Digital AM/FM Tabletop Radio
This 9.5 by 4.5 by 6 inches radio fits conveniently in every bedroom, kitchen, garage or any other room that you want it at. The walnut-finished wooden enclosure looks very appealing. It comes with a 7-watt amplifier that creates room-filling audio. It has an advanced RF/IF circuitry that reproduces distant AM/FM stations and supports Radio Data System which displays text messages on some FM stations. This system comes with an auxiliary input jack for connecting your iPod or any other mp3 of choice. The sound clarity is unbelievable and it’s worth every penny.
Eton Sound 100 AM/FM Tabletop Radio
This radio that measures 8.2 by 4.5 by 5.1 inches covers AM stations from 520 to 1710 KHz and FM from 87.50 to 108.00 KHz. It gives you the option of 10 present station assignments together with auto tune, sleep timer, alarm with snooze and radio options. A good addition that comes with this radio is the infrared remote control that lets you operate your radio from the comfort of your couch or bed. The mono speaker available in this radio is 3 inches, full range and fills the room with distortion free sound. It also has an input jack for a CD or Mp3 players and is very easy to setup.
Sony XDRF1HD HD Radio Tuner
This Sony tabletop radio is not only cheap but also nice to look at. It is also an HD radio tuner which will give you extra channels. Its dimensions are 6.4 by 7.1 by 2.4 inches and only weighs 2.7 pounds so it can fit almost anywhere you want it to. The high fidelity AM/FM/HD Radio gives you crystal clear sound with static-free radio reception. It also has the option of FM multicasting with no extra monthly subscription fees. An audio out jack is also available together with a fully functional remote control.
Sangean HDR-1 Table Top HD Radio Receiver
Another HD radio that is under $200. The size is 12 by 8 by 5 inches and weighs 4 pounds and gives you the options of auto tuning and auto present system, 20 memory presets and tone and bass control. It also offers automatic multiplex re-configuration, EQ pre-sets and sleep timer with alarm and buzzer. An infrared remote is included with the package.
TEAC R2 Premium Edition AM/FM Mono Clock/Radio
If you like retry style things, than this radio is designed for you. It measures 8 by 8 by 8 and weighs 4.7 pounds so it can easily fit into any shelf. Like all the radios mentioned above, this radio offers manual or automatic tuning, automatic presets for instant station access, large and easy to read LCD display that shows time and station and an auxiliary input for connecting your iPod or other mp3 players. What this radio has that others don’t is a built in rechargeable battery, so you can use it without it having to be plugged in for electricity.