Grundig G5 / Eton E5

The Grundig G5 shortwave receiver

The Grundig G5 (a.k.a. Eton E5) was recently dropped by the manufacturer and replaced with the Grundig G3. Still, the G5 is a classic portable shortwave receiver and has many faithful owners. They are widely available in the used market (see below and Radio Reviews).

• AM/FM-stereo and LW/Shortwave (150-29999 KHz)
• Single Side Band (SSB)
• Digital Phase Lock Loop (PLL) dual conversion
• Digital Display world-band radio
• Station name input features allow a 4-character input of the
stations call letters
• Synthesized tuning system
• Digital tuning methods including Auto-Scan, Manual-Scan,
Direct Key-in and Manual Tuning
• 700 programmable memory presets
• FM Station Tuning Storage (ATS) provides automatic
acquisition of the strongest stations in your area
• Wide/Narrow bandwidth switch
• Full-featured world time zone: clock, sleep timer
• 4 programmable alarm timers, weekday view display
• Built in rechargeable function
• Stereo line level audio output
• Input for AC adaptor (included)
• Input for earphones (not included)
• Input for external antenna (not included)
• Power source: 4 AA batteries (not included) or AC adapter
• Dimensions: 6-5/8” x 4-1/8” x 1-1/8” and 16.8 x 10.5 x 2.8 cm
(W x H x D)
• Weight: 12.2 oz. and 345 g
• Accessories: owner’s manual, warranty card, AC adapter,
protective pouch


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