Freeplay Encore Buddy Self-Powered Radio with Flashlight (Black)


(as of 02/20/2018 at 05:01 UTC)

SKU: B00UI5OVLG Category:


When an emergency strikes Encore Buddy is ready to power up even after being stored for months without being plugged in. It will keep working when there is no power and reliably receive radio transmissions. For safety the integrated flashlight lights your way in darkness. The Encore Buddy is also a very nice everyday compact radio for listening to at home, in the garden, on a camping trip or where ever you may be. When the Weather Alert function is on, the radio will automatically broadcast NOAA emergency weather alerts for your area such as severe storms, hurricanes and tornadoes . With the Encore Buddy sound is clear and crisp and the digital tuner ensures you can always pick up the stations you need whether you are listening to AM/FM or NOAA Weather band. The back-lit display makes it easy to find and see your stations even when the power is off and for quiet listening you can plug in your headphones. To charge your mobile phone, simply plug it into the 5V 1A USB port. Power will automatically charge your phone, just like plugging into the wall. Fully charged the Encore Buddy will provide a 25% charge to most phones. The Encore Buddy powers up in 4 different ways – via the solar panel, hand crank, USB connector, or from your wall socket via an optional AC adaptor. Put the Encore Buddy in the sun and the built-in solar panel will top-up the battery. Crank the hand handle for one minute and you’ll produce enough power for approximately 20 minutes of radio at normal volume, 60 minutes of light or 3-5 minutes of talk time. Like all Freeplay products the Encore Buddy does not compromise on robustness and quality with mechanical components made from superior materials, specified to industrial standards for repeated use and long life.


  • AM FM and NOAA Weather Band with Weather Alert
  • Bright 3 LED Flashlight Built-In
  • Charge by Solar Power, Cranking or with any USB Charger (not included)
  • Charge your mobile phone with the charging outlet – charging tips included!


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