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Sports, Music & Talk Radio Worldwide
The new SANYO R227 WiFi internet radio is capable of delivering thousands of FREE internet radio stations and podcasts (sports, music, talk shows) from virtually every region of the world! As a stand-alone audio product which does not require a PC to operate or any subscription fees, the R227 provides listeners an easy way to access quality internet radio via a WiFi or broadband Ethernet connection. The R227 delivers exceptional sound performance through the use of high quality speaker drivers, dual tuned porting and matched amplifiers. Its distinctive design and styling makes it perfect complement in any home or office setting. The R227 makes it easy for sports fans, expatriates, and radio enthusiasts to enjoy their favorite local radio in non-local areas.
Play Thousands of Free Internet Radio Stations
The SANYO Internet Radio R227 can play thousands of crystal-clear internet radio stations and podcasts without a subscription fee, requiring only a wireless (WiFi) or Ethernet internet connection. Listening to your favorite sports, music and talk radio from around the world has never been easier.
WiFi and Ethernet Connectivity
Ideal for home or office, the Sanyo Internet Radio features easy network key entry when used on secured wireless networks. Connectivity via standard broadband Ethernet makes internet radio listening a breeze.
Industry-standard Streaming Radio
Internet radio stations and podcasts can be easily searched by country or genre (MP3, WMA, AAC, AIFF, RM and WAV formats supported) with eight Internet station presets. The device also boasts an FM stereo digital tuner with eight station presets.
Easy to Search Stations
The R227 makes it easy to find and enjoy sports, music, and talk internet radio stations from all over the world –without being tethered to a computer. Stations can be searched by location (country) or the type of audio content (genre). Designed with the user in mind, the R227 offers simple, one-button on/off function viewing on easy to read backlit display. All features are easily accessible via the large rotary dial, front panel buttons or be using the full function remote control.
Automatic Updates via the Internet
The R227 is designed to automatically update internet radio stations and clock time setting from the internet. Additionally, the user can request new stations to be added to the station database.
Wake to Internet Radio or FM Radio
Clock and alarm functions are an integral part of the R227's feature set. It allows users to wake up to Internet or FM radio programming as well as buzzer. Internet radio stations can stored to one of eight presets. An integrated FM radio tuner adds more flexibility to the system with its own eight presets.
Superior Sound Recording
High-efficiency 90mm speaker drivers with dual tuned ports coupled with 4W RMS system amplifier power provide extended bass response resulting in a warm, rich sound which is virtually unmatched in tabletop audio.
Connectivity to External Devices
The R227 boast a front panel stereo headphone jack, stereo auxiliary input jack to allow users to connect their personal audio players, as well as a stereo line output to connect to home theater system.
Distinctive Piano-Black Finish
With the sleek, sophisticated look of an audiophile product, the R227 brushed silver facing and piano-black wood finish is a perfect match for the bedroom, den, kitchen or office.
The Legacy of SANYO Radios
More than a half-century after introducing one of the world’s first transistor radios, SANYO is making the exciting world of free internet radio easily accessible without the need of a computer.
FM Tuning Range
2W x 2 RMS system power
90mm x 2 diameter speaker drivers
Supports wireless security protocols WEP and WPA
3.5mm stereo headphone jack
3.5mm auxiliary input jack
10/100Base-T Ethernet jack
Unit Dimensions (W x H x D)
8.7” x 4.4” x 5.3”
220mm x 112.5mm x 135mm
R227 Owners Manual
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Ease Of Use
1st Internet Radio
November 25, 2010
Ease Of Use
I'm not sophisticated user, but it worked fine out of the box. Once you learn the logic tree and how it works fine. Once I got into using it regularly, I found features that i would have liked. AM tuner for sure. More station STORAGE space. Some way to access my Reciva 'favorites' folders. I'm still a bit confused on the use of "My Stuff". I may have a way to go on learning how to use all the features it has NOW. But for a 1st internet radio it has all the features I need on a daily basis. It's possible that future features are possible with software upgrades, I hope.
I was clearly impressed with the $$ value.
December 28, 2010
Ease Of Use
I was clearly impressed. It set up quickly and once I learned the logic tree and used it a bit, it's was a most worthwhile investment. I connect a portable AM tuner to it to get AM stations but other then the rigors of downloading from a network PC for tunes, etc. it works quite well. The sound is quite good and much better than the bed stand am/fm GE that it replaced. AM would have been a welcomed feature as well as MORE memory storage capacity. It's satisfied all of my expectations for a bedside iRadio. Now I['m looking for an am/fm tuner for my larger stereo set
January 27, 2011
Ease Of Use
I love this radio. I can take it anywhere in the house and enjoy my music without having to reprogram it. Storage is not a problem if you use the Reciva device website and add "My Stations". A few problems...the blue screen is hard to see and the screen itself is a bit small and can't be viewed from very far away. Other than that it sounds great and I love all the stations I can receive. I like not having to store CDs or record anything...at Christmas I just tuned in a station and had non-stop music for the holidays! Easy setup and consistent sound and quality. Definitely a good buy!
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