Public Radio - Single Station Tuner

Available for pre-order! This Mason jar radio is pre-tuned to your station of choice so it's always at hand.

$45.00

created by

Zach Dunham and Spencer Wright

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Always in Tune

In a world of infinite audio options, sometimes less is more. Spencer Wright and Zach Dunham seem to agree—their refreshingly minimal Mason jar radio is pre-tuned to the FM station of your choice so it's always at hand. Just turn a single knob and enjoy your favorite station without complicated controls, apps, or phone tethering. When prototyping their project, Spencer and Zach noticed listeners' loyalty to their local NPR stations and "Public Radio" resonated as an apt name for the design. The uncomplicated, cordless unit fits in anywhere at home, at work, or even outdoors. Just add two AA batteries and attach the antenna for over 30 hours of listening. If you move or change favorite station loyalty, the default station can be changed in a few simple steps. The design is compatible with any wide-mouth Mason jar, so swap in a larger one for a little bass boost. Made in Illinois.

Read more about how Zach and Spencer came together to create the Public Radio on our blog.

“While most of us are used to having unlimited options in the gadgets that surround us these days, radio is different.”

Zach Dunham and Spencer Wright had a realization about radio: there's probably just one station you tune in to throughout the day. "While most of us are used to having unlimited options in the gadgets that surround us these days, radio is different," they observe. Whether it's the local NPR affiliate or Top 40 hits, radio listeners' interaction is a dedicated activity.

The Brooklyn-based friends are both hackers, makers, and engineers. Zach's background skews towards audio, and Spencer’s tends towards mechanical stuff. They both appreciate well-designed, simple, and even single-purpose products.

Read more about how Zach and Spencer came together to create the Public Radio on our blog.

Exclusive Made in the USA
Measurements
3.5" L x 3.5" W x 6" H
Care
Keep away from water. Remove batteries for extended storage.
Item ID
46881

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 11/15/2017.

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This radio is awesome. It looks outstanding, super easy to use, very reliable and is a feature in our kitchen. The new version (one available here) will be able to easily change it's channel so that is nice especially since it can instantly revert back to it's primary channel. WBUR is our choice!

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