Etón introduces two travel portables: the Etón Traveler III and Mini 400

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In addition to the shortwave portables we mentioned earlier this morning, SWLing Post reader, Tom, points out two more radios Etón will introduce at CES:

[Etón is] showing off 2 other models all under the label of the World Travel Radios at CES.

They posted the others on the following page
http://blog.etoncorp.com/index.php/2014/01/ces-2014-travel-radios/

Your leaving out the Traveler 3 at
http://www.etoncorp.com/en/productdisplay/traveler-iii

And the Mini at
http://www.etoncorp.com/en/productdisplay/mini

Eton describes these radios on their press release:

The Eton Mini 400

The Etón Mini 40

Etón Mini – This compact radio gives you access to news and music from across the globe, right in your pocket, whether on an AM, FM or Shortwave frequency. The Mini’s built-in digital tuner and internal and telescoping antennas easily identify stations, which can be viewed on the high-contrast digital display. The radio also features an alarm clock, sleep timer and earphone jack. Perfect to listen to the radio broadcast at your favorite sporting events.

Features:

  • Frequency coverage:
    • AM:  520 – 1710 kHz
    • FM: 87.5 – 108 MHz
    • SW1: 3.2 – 10 MHz
    • SW2: 11.65 – 18 MHz
  • Digital tuner and display
  • Digital display frequency timer and alarm activation
  • Key lock function
  • Band selector on left side
  • Tuning/Volume knob
  • Metal speaker grill
  • Sleep timer
  • FM telescopic antenna
  • Rich orange LCD display
  • Earphone jack (3.5 mm)
  • Powered by USB cable (provided) or 2 AAA batteries (sold separately)
  • Click here to download spec sheet
The Eton Traveler III

The EtónTraveler III

Etón Traveler III – The Etón Traveler III receives a multitude of radio wavelengths – AM(MW), FM with RDS, Longwave and Shortwave. Providing four options to tune the radio including auto, manual and Auto Tuning Storage (ATS), the Etón Traveler III also boasts internal and telescoping antennas to ensure your reception is clear and crisp. The Etón Traveler III can store up to 500 stations in the memory and the rich, orange LCD display allows you to see temperature and time. The perfect travel companion, the Traveler III also features an alarm clock and sleep timer.

Features:

  • Frequency coverage:
    • AM: 520 – 1710 kHz
    • FM: 87.5 – 108 MHz
    • LW: 150 – 285 kHz
    • SW: 3150 – 21950 kHz
  • FM with RDS (Radio Data System)
  • Automatic or manual digital tuning
  • Auto tuning storage (ATS) function
  • 500 memory stations
  • Local/world time setting
  • Sleep timer
  • Single alarm clock (by radio or buzzer)
  • Snooze
  • Rich orange LCD display
  • Earphone jack (3.5mm)
  • FM telescopic antenna
  • Reset/lock function
  • Power supply: Use USB cable (included), 4 AA batteries or 6V adapter (both sold separately)
  • Click here to download spec sheet

Traveler III will most likely become a part of my portable collection. I loved the Traveler II as it had great overall performance on all bands and was very compact for travel. As a (major!) bonus, the Traveler III has RDS.

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