If you are new to the world of shortwave radio, the R9700DX is an ideal choice for you without a serious dent in your wallet. It not only offers you crystal clear reception on all bands but also good sound quality. The design of this radio is very intuitive, you would hardly need to look at the user manual in order to make this radio up and running.
Solid and compact, the R9700DX includes just the essentials: a retractable antenna, volume control and tuning knob, and a wide back-lit face displaying the bands and frequencies. Tuning is accomplished by switching the band selector to the appropriate band, then dialing up or down. The tuning light will come on when a strong signal is detected. At night, for you convenience, you can set the back-light switch at "auto" or "constant" mode.
If you plan on traveling with a radio, the R9700DX is an ideal choice. You can either listen to IT via the built-in speaker or with the included earphones. Beyond the ability to tune into various radio bands, the PL600 also features a built-in automatic battery charger, plugs it into any wall outlet with the included AC adapter.
Kaito Electronics, Inc, the exclusive authorized distributor of Tecsun Radios in North America, offers service from Los Angeles, USA. Only Kaito provides English User's Manual book for the Tecsun Radios, if you buy from other seller, you got Manual in Chinese only.
Power: 6V DC / AA x 4 FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz
AM: 525 -1610 KHz
SW: 3,900 - 21,850 KHz
Internal speaker: 16 ohm 250 mW
Earphone jack: 3.5 mm 8-32 ohms, stereo
FM < 10 uV
MW < 1 mV/m
SW < 30uV
Dimensions: 7 ½" x 4 ½" x 1 ¼"
Weight: 13 oz
AC/DC adapter: 120V AC / 6V DC Reel antenna
User manual in English
Warranty registration card (service provided by Kaito Electronics, Inc in North America)