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Eton American Red Cross Axis Self-Powe Safety Hub with Weather Radio and USB Cell Phone Charger

SKU: ETARCPT300W MFR: ARCPT300W
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The Eton American Red Cross Axis Self-Powered Safety Hub has everything you'd need in the event of an emergency, power outage or natural disaster. It has a variety of features that will help you whether you're on the road or at home without any power. It can be hand cranked or plugged into a laptop or AC adapter via mini-USB (included) or powered by 3 AAA batteries (not included).

The Axis is equipped with an AM/FM/NOAA weather radio. You can tune into a variety of AM/FM stations and also 7 preset NOAA weather channels. To access these stations select the AM, FM or WB (weather band) channel 1-7 with the band selector switch. For best reception, make sure to fully extend the telescopic antenna for FM or WB stations. Scroll through your desired stations with the easy-to-use TUNE knob.

After tuning into your local weather channel, the radio can be set to the Alert function by pressing the ALERT button below and to the right of the LCD screen. When pressed, the radio turns the sound off, but continues to monitor the NOAA station of your region. The Alert text will be flashing on the screen when this function is on. If Alert broadcasts on this frequency, the sound turns back on automatically and you will hear the Alert message broadcast. To turn this function off, press ALERT again and you'll notice it is gone from the screen.

The rechargeable NI-MH (nickel-metal hydride) battery is in the rear battery compartment and can be charged a few different ways. Plug the battery into the socket adjacent to it, press the DYN button (front right side of the radio) and then press the POWER button. You can also charge via USB located under the DC-IN on the back of the radio. Plug into any computer or charging device and press DYN, then POWER.

The Axis has a low voltage protection circuit to deter the battery from dropping too low in voltage for cell phone charging. If the battery symbol shows three bars, it is capable of supporting a cell phone. When it begins blinking, charging will stop and a recharge of the Axis' battery is required to resume cell phone charging.

What's Included With This Item

  • Eton American Red Cross Axis Self-Powered Safety Hub
  • USB Cable
  • Owner Manual
  • Eton Warranty

Key Features

  • Stay tuned with AM/FM and 7 NOAA Weather band channels whenever, wherever
  • Powered by TurboDyne hand crank technology so external batteries are never required
  • Bright LED flashlight gives access to light and the red flashing beacon is perfect for easy visibility during emergencies
  • USB input directly dump charges virtually any electronic device, including a cell phone
  • Large LCD screen with red digits for easy readability
  • Digital alarm clock
  • Equipped with alert system to inform listeners of emergency weather alerts based on location
  • Can be charged 3 different ways: Hand crank, 3 AAA batteries, DC power

Technical Specs

Digital Tuning Yes
Frequency AM (520-1710 KHz) & FM (87-108MHz),
Hand-crank backup power Yes
USB Cell Phone Charger Yes
AUX Input Yes
LED Flashlight Yes
Emergency Light Yes
Emergency siren No
Alarm Clock Yes
Headphone Input Yes
Waterproof No
Solar Powered No
Battery Voltage 5V
AC charger No
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