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Microlink FR160
Self-Powered AM/FM/NOAA Weather Radio with Flashlight, Solar Power, and Cell Phone Charger
Empowered by safety

MSRP

$29.99

USD

Where to buy
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Headphone Jack

Receives AM/FM Radio

Hand Turbine Charging Power

LED Flashlight

Receives NOAA Weather Band Radio Stations

Solar or USB Power

USB Smartphone Charger

Features include:

  • AM (520-1710 KHz) & FM (87-108MHz)
  • NOAA weatherband – all 7 channels
  • Built-in 3 white LED light source
  • Powered by solar or dynamo both of which charge internal Ni-MH battery
  • USB cell phone charger (USB cable not included)
  • Earphone jack – 3.5 mm socket
  • Etón Corporation will contribute $0.49 to $1.00 of the sales price of each Red Cross product to support the American Red Cross.
 Quality black ear buds with silver detail...
$3.99
Replacement battery for the Etón Microlink FR150...
$6.95

Specs

Dimensions:

5.25” x 2.5” x 1.75” (W x H x D)

133 x 63.5 x 44.45 mm (W x H x D)

Weight:

8.5 oz. (241 g)

What are the charging parameters for the FR160?

When solar charging the radio, place it into direct sunlight (not through a window, screen, in artificial light or in shade) for 8 to 10 hours to get a full charge, after which it should play for about 4 to 5 hours, at low volume.

Crank charging it for 90 seconds will allow it to play for 15 to 20 minutes, at low volume. If you crank for a longer period, it will play longer.

If it loses power such that the radio no longer plays, the light may still shine for a couple of hours because it draws far less current than the radio.

To charge the FR160, turn the crank for 90 seconds and it will play for 15-20 minutes, at low volume. Or, put it into direct sunlight (not through a window, screen, in artificial light or shade) with the sun shining directly onto the solar panel, for 8 to 10 hours, after which the battery will be fully charged and will allow the radio to play for 4 to 5 hours, at low volume.