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Reviews Categories | Receivers: General Coverage | Tecsun PL-550 Help


Reviews Summary for Tecsun PL-550
Tecsun PL-550 Reviews: 2 Average rating: 4.5/5 MSRP: $74.90
Description: Portable general coverage AM/MW/FM/SW receiver with 550 memories, external antenna preselector
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.radiointel.com/review-pl550.htm
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ZACH0000 Rating: 4/5 Oct 5, 2011 10:55 Send this review to a friend
Another better than its low price radio !  Time owned: more than 12 months
THIs is another of my radio collection from models of degen and tecsun I love most bought directly from the company on mid 00s (6 year ago ? )which is now used by my relatives:

In overall what i liked:
-Very good FM stereo and AM wide band audio.It has the sense of old transistor radio .
-Good filters on AM and good invert narrow select . With the inv AM the IF LO changes freq so that some interference is deleted
- very interesting operation with antenna tuner , It enhances sensitivity of the radio
-550 memories

What i disliked:
- Some offset on AM by ca 500 Hz
- Single superhet . There are images in the broadcasting bands from utilities . Also on the 6.2-6.3 MHZ from the 7.1MHz
- Easy overloading even using antenna tuner especially at nights . Higher levels too when external antenna is used
 
SAMMYTONY Rating: 5/5 Jul 12, 2005 23:58 Send this review to a friend
superb radio  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
i live in australia(south) segnal strength is at best fair, i owned every portable radio ever sold in austrlia, at the moment i have all the sonys. 2001d.7600d/icfsw100.7600,grundig 400, all are grea great radios BUT sinsitivity with built in antena is is a joke until i ordered two tecsun radios from china pl 550 and pl250 the price delivered to my door is (US125) '
the pl550 is nothing short of outstanding and so is the pl230, sinsitivity is superb, selictivity is excclent, ergonomics very good,battery consumption very good.construction very good,the best among all the radios i have at the moment,believe me folks you will never listen to any other radio after. do what i did order it straight from factory and save half the price,their service is superb.i will sell all my other radios and keep the pl550 and pl230, also i heard that a de1108 from gegen (handelled by the the same tecsun staff) that will have sync.detector,ssb ets i cant wait when it becomes available.
 


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