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The Best Tabletop Radios

The Best Tabletop Radios

The Best Tabletop Radios for your Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, or Bathroom

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Key Points


  • For the most part, you want a tabletop radio that can be moved from room to room easily.  There is one exception on this list, which is an under-cabinet kitchen radio.
  • There should be a nostalgic element.
  • Needs to have a quality receiver.  There are a plethora of radios that are not included on this list that have a beautiful vintage look but are terrible radios.

Sangean WR-2 FM-RBDS AMWooden Cabinet Digital Tuning Receiver (Walnut)

  • 10 Memory Preset Stations (5 FM, 5 AM) Easy to Read LCD Display
  • Digital tuning system, Clock and Alarm (Radio / Buzzer)
  • Adjustable Sleep Timer, Snooze Function
  • Bass Compensation for Richer Bass, Rotary Bass and Treble Control, 3″ 7W Full Range Speaker with Enlarged Magnet
  • 9-15 Voltage Power Adapter Socket for Vehicle Power, External AM Antenna Terminal

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Crosley CR3022A-BK Ranchero Retro AM/FM Tabletop Radio with 3-inch Studio Driver, Black

  • Sleek retro design
  • AM/FM radio with analog tuner
  • Portable audio input for an MP3 player or smartphone
  • Headphone jack
  • External FM antenna

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Insinia Tabletop HD Radio NS-HDRAD2

  • hd radio

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iLive iKB333S Under Cabinet Radio with Bluetooth Speakers (Silver)

  • Supports Bluetooth v3.0
  • Digital FM radio with 20 presets, single alarm, digital clock with backlit display
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Comes with mounting hardware: 3 spacers, 3 screws
  • AC/DC power adapter included

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Sony ICF-F10 Two 2 Band FM/AM Portable Battery Transistor Radio

  • Small compact size with a convenient carry strap, works on batteries, makes this the perfect portable radio for some enjoyable time at home, the park, beach, picnics, gym or playroom
  • Easy-to-use cylinder type volume control and tuning knob with large AM/FM dial scale panel display
  • Ferrite bar telescopic swivel antenna that can be adjusted for excellent reception and a large 3.75″ dynamic speaker for clear, high quality sound
  • Standard size headphone input jack for use with headphones not to disturb others around you or for additional speakers Dimensions: 5-1/4”H x 8”W x 2-1/2”D – Weight: 1 lb.

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