MIDLAND ER102 7-Channel Emergency Crank Radio
Great product for $34.99 & free shipping. I have one of these for the car, home, and work. I also have an Eton/Grundig FR400 which costs on average $60. They both work great, pull up good reception. The build quality on the Midland is much better (nobs and switches work smoother, and the radio feels more durable than the Eton (although the Eton claims water resistance). The Eton also notes it can be run by the crank only, even if the included rechargable battery is not installed. I didn't not see this noted for the Midland. The LCD on the Midland is a nice touch, and it also has an amber colored backlight. The only issue I could see occuring is if it were to be damaged. Since the Eton FR400 has an analog dial, you could still figure things out even if the window was broken. The cell phone charging tips which come with the Midland did not include one for a mini-USB plug (very common for BlackBerry's, Smart Phones, newer Motorolas, etc). Eton does not include a package of free tips. You have to either mail back the included post card, or go to their site to request 1 free tip of your choosing. It's possible the tip for the Eton will also fit on the cord for the Midland, but I haven't tried. For the cost, features, and usage, I'd recomend starting with the Midland, and get an Eton if you want to cover your bases. I've seen some reviews complain about the reception of Eton's, so it doesn't hurt to have 2 different brands to back each other up.
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