AM/FM-RDS Portable Radio
The Sangean PR-D17 is a very special radio. This top quality AM, FM, FM stereo radio with twin speakers is designed for the visually impaired. It has high-contrast, large yellow rotary tuning and volume control knobs, preset buttons with raised symbols to aid in identification and thoughtful voice prompts of all controls that announce all functions in female English or Spanish. Additionally, the tuned frequency and band is voice announced as you tune the indented tuning knob. There is no guessing the frequency.
It has a large and easy-to-read backlit LCD display that highlights RDS information, frequency, signal strength, battery status and alarm symbols. It has a 200 mm ferrite AM antenna for the best possible AM reception. The controls are very easy to use and you get 5 presets for AM and 5 for FM. The preset buttons are marked in Braille (sans number indicator). And you can auto scan stations. The RDS technology can display station name, call sign, song title or other transmitted information, plus it can set the clock automatically. There is a stereo / mono slide switch. There is a built in clock timer with sleep function and humane wake up system to buzzer or radio. The left side of the radio has a 3.5mm auxiliary input and a 3.5mm stereo earphone jack. There is a fold-down handle for easy transport. The perfect solution for the radio enthusiast who is visually impaired.