Philips AE 1000
Product Type: Philips portable radios
Description:AM/FM radio with built-in high-efficiency power generator. Easy-to-carry radio. Requires no batteries OR external power source for operation. Turn the power generator for 1 minute to get 30 minutes of listening. Charging LED indicates the maximum charge r
Newest Review: ... AM and FM radio stations. It has no memory presents and nothing too technologically advanced in it. It is however very ... more
Customer Philips AE 1000 Reviews (2)
by - written on 11/10/09 (Very useful, 100 readings)
About 6 years ago I bought my dad one of these as a Christmas present, and it's still heavily used today and gets carted around the house, normally with Radio 4 on. It's been wound more times that I can remember and yet it's still working just as well as the day it was bought. The proof of reliability has been severely tested and it's passed with flying colours. It's a basic radio, nothing too fancy and can receive both AM and FM radio stations. It has no memory presents and nothing too technologically advanced in it. It is however very environmentally friendly and very innovative. It can hold two AA batteries to power it as a contingency, but it ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/02/03, updated on 10/02/03 (Very useful, 298 readings)
This is so handy! Wind the handle for a couple of mins to get between 30 and 60 mins of excellent radio reception. (When it was new it lasted for nearly 3 days on one 2 minute wind - maybe they are'supercharged' at the factory first). Since then it's been the standard 1 min wind/30 mins reception ratio. It's easy to carry around the house (with the 'camera-style' hand strap attached) and ideal for travel. Also, no worries about leaking batteries if you don't use it for a while. There is a battery compartment if you get sick of winding or need constant reception. No mains socket. The winding makes you feel quite virtuous - ... Read the complete review
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