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A multiband solar, wind-up radio with integrated solar panel, external solar panel, and antenna kit.
The Freeplay Lifeline is the world's best and most popular humanitarian radio. This iconic product has brought untold benefits and hope to millions of listeners in low resource settings in the developing world. Lifeline ensure that radio content can be effectively and reliably heard by people anytime, anywhere.
Self-Charge: Direct drive spur gear transmission running with no lubrication or grease driving a high power 3-phase alternator with high efficiency rectification (total system efficiency of 70%).
Solar Panel: Latched and magnetically adhered, detachable polycrystalline 5V 52mA (@ 95,000 lux) solar panel. Solar panel with 2.1-metre nylon filament reinforced cord.
Rechargeable NiMH 3 cell AA 3.6V pack, 1300 mAh capacity battery pack.
Easily replaceable with any 3 cell NiMH pack usingMolex plug #5264-N
Radio will still function when cranked with absent, faulty, or dead battery pack, but will cease to play when cranking stops. The radio will not be damaged under these conditions.
Radio will still function when exposed to sun with absent, faulty, or dead battery pack
A 4-inch, 5 W (max), 8-ohm loudspeaker.
User replaceable 680mm flexible steel wire antenna (not telescopic).
FM: 88-108 MHz
AM (MW): 500-1700 kHz
SW1 3-10 Mhz
SW2 10-22 Mhz