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Product Reviews for Sony SRF-59SILVER Radio Tuner
THE LITTLE RADIO THAT COULD!!
from GARDEN CITY, N.Y. on 6/25/2012
A WORKHORSE AT ALL FOOTBALL GAMES. KEPT TICKING UNDER MANY ADVERSE CONDITIONS. FITS EASILY IN YOUR POCKET. TOOK A BEATING AND KEPT ON WORKING GREAT!! BUY TWO JUST IN CASE!!! GREAT LITTLE PRODUCT FOR THE PRICE!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!
from PHILADELPHIA, PA on 9/8/2011
I LOVE THE OLD SCHOOL HEADPHONES THIS MODEL COMES WITH.
from NY on 5/7/2011
Great FM/AM Reception
A lush musical soundscape, the effortless and detailed reproduction of a classical string quartet, and the latest news broadcast in one compact unit. The Sony SRF-59SILVER Walkman is just a fantastic radio that offers reception of all types of music and news information from the FM/AM bands. The Sony Walkman is also an ideal personal radio to take on the bus or train when travelling to or from work or for any other portable audio task. This Sony portable radio features excellent sensitivity and selectivity with respect to its broadcast FM/AM reception capabilities. The Sony SRF-59 Walkman is well suited for my diverse musical and talk radio interests. I admire the quality and inherent value that this Sony Walkman represents in the portable audio product category. The Sony SRF-59 Walkman radio is a small and lightweight unit that fits easily in your hand or on your belt with supplied clip. The Sony SRF-59 Walkman is a take anyplace radio that performs well under difficult seasonal conditions such as a very hot summer day. I use the Sony SRF-59 Walkman frequently when sitting poolside, at home for private listening sessions, or when I walk in my neighborhood. The supplied headphones fit comfortably over my ears for a stress-free listening experience for an extended period of time. The FM stereo reception of my favorite rock music stations sound magnificent. The Sony Walkmans broadcast reception is free of static and other distracting noise anomalies that often plague lesser performing portables. It is without doubt, that this Sony Walkman offers drift-free classic analog tuning performance. Listening to AM broadcasts is a joy on this portable. My listening preference is for sports talk radio. Whether its todays game broadcast or analysis of yesterdays game, this Sony SRF-59 Walkman portable radio is always there to satisfy my sports talk needs perfectly. Talk radio programs and news broadcasts come in accurately and with great clarity as well. The Sony SRF-59 Walkman requires only one AA battery to operate and it never seems to run out. The Sony SRF-59 Walkman has the essential features that a traditional radio or outdoor aficionado would appreciate. Those high performance features include: FM/AM reception, headphone cord FM antenna, built-in AM antenna, analog tuner, thumbwheel style tuning dial, FM local/distance sensitivity switch, FM/AM band slide switch, power on/off switch, 3.5 mm headphone output jack, volume control, and belt clip. With its trouble-free AM reception and precise FM stereo reproduction, this Sony SRF-59 Walkman is an outstanding performer. Good Luck. Enjoy.
from Oroville, CA on 3/24/2011
It lasts a long time, THE SOUND IS GREAT
channel selector is the main problem
I have gone thru 2 of these in 20 years, wearing them when I walk out a route at work or do yard work at home. I love this radio, and was glad to find it on the web, since I can't find one in the stores anymore. The channel selector wears out after years of work, since my "favs" are at opposite ends of the spectrum.
from BETHLEHEM PA on 10/29/2010
I had brought this radio two years ago.I had used my koss pro 35 titanium stereo headphones.The radio stations that broadcast in HD sound Provided surround sound from this small inexpensive radio.About a month ago the radio started producing unwanted static on am and fm.