Sony ICF-S79W AM / FM / Weather Band Digital Tuner Shower Radio, Splash Resistant, Easy-Grip Flat Bottom Design, Built-in Antennas

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About the Sony ICF-S79W

Your morning routine just got a little more entertaining. Get your hands on this easy-grip ICF-S79W AM/FM weather band digital shower radio and enjoy your favorite stations while you wash. There are 20 station presets for easy tuning and the splash-resistant surface of the radio and supplied hanging strap make this shower radio perfect for staying up to date on the latest news and weather as you prepare for your day. A high-quality speaker produces robust sound that you can easily hear over the sound of running water.

The Sony ICF-S79W is commonly used for Daily use, Home use and more.The Sony ICF-S79W is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Practical among others.The Sony ICF-S79W is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Sony ICF-S79W: Durable, Good sound quality, Great reception, Lightweight and Long battery life.

Sony ICF-S79W Includes

  • Sony 90 Day Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Good sound quality (5) , Durable (4) , Great reception (4) , Lightweight (4) , Long battery life (4)
Best Uses:
Home use (5) , Daily use (4)
Reviewer Profile:
Practical (4)

Sony ICF-S79W Features

  • Shower Radio: Splash Resistant Multi-Band Shower Radio makes this an ideal radio to have in the bathroom, and in the shower, spa or sauna.
  • Easy One Button Weather Band Select: Gives you weather information at the press of a single button.
  • Easy-to-Use Controls: are located atop the radio for handy one-finger operation
  • Quartz Synthesized Tuner: Provides the most accurate drift-free tuning.
  • Built-in Antennas: Include ferrite bar for AM, wire antenna for FM.
  • 20 Memory Random Presets: Offer convenient one-button memory tuning to 5 AM and 10 of your favorite FM radio stations along with 5 weather frequencies.(5AM/5FM1/5FM2/5Weather)
  • Built-in Digital Clock: With large high-contrast display that shows current time and number of pre-set radio station.
  • Selectable Automatic-Off Timer: Helps you keep on schedule by allowing you to set the radio to turn itself off at your choice of interval.(10 Min/20 Min/30 Min/45 Min/60 Min)
  • Unique Easy-Grip Design: Will not easily slip from your hand and can be set down on bathroom counter or other flat surface.
  • AM/FM/Weather Band Reception: Provides easy tuning of all available AM and FM radio stations, plus audio up to the minute weather.
  • Supplied Hanging Strap: Loops over a door knob or on the shower head extension.
  • Countdown Timer: Times backwards from a time period you set, useful for timing your shower and keeping you on schedule.
  • Large Speaker: Reproduces high quality sound you can hear even when water is running

Sony ICF-S79W Specifications

Speaker Type Mono
Timer Clock Countdown, off
Display LCD
Day/Night Function Time: 12 hour system
Design Shower Radio with hanging strap
Antenna System AM: Built-in Ferrite Bar Antenna; FM, TV, Weather: Wire Antenna
Frequency Range AM: 530-1710kHz; FM: 87.5-108MHz; Weather: Ch. 1-5
Station Preset(s) 20 (5 AM, 10 FM, 5 WB)
Tuner Type Digital
Tuning 5 Direct Access Buttons
Water Resistance yes
Clock Yes
Location Bathroom
Radio AM, FM, WB
Battery Life (Approx) Up to 80 hours (with Sony batteries)
Battery Type Cx 3 batteries (Not Included)
Output Power 200mW (at 10% harmonic distortion)
Power Requirements DC 4.5V
Speaker Dimensions 3-1/8" (77mm)
Dimensions (Approx.) (W x H x D) 5-3/4" x 5-1/2" x 2-3/4" (143.5 x 139 x 67mm)
Weight (Approx.) 1 lb 2 3/8 oz (523g) incl. batteries
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