Panasonic Wants to Bring Back Radios
While most of us listen to music in the car or on our smartphones or mp3 players, Panasonic seems to be thinking of a different story. The company announced the availability of the Panasonic RF800U, a compact radio that lets you tune into radio stations the old fashioned way. The device also features a USB port for charging devices as well as music playback, and comes in a retro wooden design with 'old fashioned' dials.
So ditch your modern conveniences and pick this little thing up - just let me know when the boombox makes a comeback.
Press Release: Panasonic’s RF800U brings about a real revolution in the world of radio. At home or in the office, the multi-functional RF800U doubles as a charging device for everyday gadgets, thanks to its USB port with 5V output.
Whether recharging a mobile phone or camera, or powering a fan or a reading light; the USB port is a convenient feature to make the most of while the cool, crisp sounds of the RF800U wash over you.
The multi-purpose RF800U comes with a 10cm full-range speaker, high sensitive 4-band reception and USB playback, all wrapped in an ergonomic 2.7 litre wooden cabinet that resonates high quality acoustics.
Featuring a full 81cm whip antenna to capture sensitive FM signals, the RF800U’s reception is further boosted to provide a crystal-clear output. The internal circuit-board transistor enables a high-quality reception over the widest of areas.
The RF800U boasts a dual power source and features simple retro controls, meaning that music and programmes via USB and radio can be enjoyed with ease.
Glossy surfaces and shiny roulette lines on the speakers make the RF800U an aesthetically delightful prospect for radio lovers across the region. Its rugged construction means that this versatile music station is an ideal companion both indoors and outdoors.
The Panasonic RF800U is available across all Panasonic showrooms and from ePlus, Panasonic’s online portal.