Portable AM/FM Armband Radio with Stereo Earbuds and LCD Display / Clock (RP312A)


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The RCA RP312 is simply incredible. The RCA RP312, also found as RCA RP312A is a small, extremely lightweight portable AM / FM Radio with digital PLL tuner. The incredible feature (we should say features...) of the RCA RP312A is the intended usage of this radio. The RCA RP312 is small enough to easily fit in the palm of your hand, and was manufactured with small slots underneath allowing this to be used with the included armband strap. This universal armband is designed to fit all size arms comfortably, allowing users to securely restrain the radio from bouncing all over the place while jogging. Obviously, this incredible portable armband radio was designed for physical activities like running, hiking, rock climbing, or even walking. Its lightweight design prevents any uncomfortable feeling other portable audio players create, like extra weight in your pocket, or forcing you to hold your phone while you run. So there is no excuse not to get out there, get the blood flowing, maybe even break a sweat. There is also no reason you have to miss the big game, or weather updates while your doing. Precise digital tuning ensures you will get the exact station you want, when you want it. Using the supplied earbuds in your hands, you can start enjoying these new benefits immediately. The RCA RP312 Active Sports Style Portable Arm-Band Digital AM/FM Radio with Stereo Earphones, Get Yours Today!

What's In The Box?
  1. RCA RP312 Portable AM/FM Radio
  2. Adjustable Arm-Band Strap
  3. Stereo Earbuds
  4. Safety Instructions / Operating Guide
  5. Warranty Registration

General Features:

  • Portable AM/FM Armband Radio
  • Engineered with Premium Digital PLL Tuning
    • PLL: Phase-Locked-Loop or Phase-Lock-Loop
  • Program your Favorite Channels in for fun, fast listening on the go with 30 Radio Station Presets
  • Consistently Clear Radio Reception and Increased Range with Discreet, Built-In Antenna
  • Super Slim, Lightweight 2.4 Ounce Construction offers users a safe, reliable way to enjoy the news, their favorite sports games, or music stations without any strain
  • Completely Adjustable Armband (Included) with Universal Fit Securely Stows Radio in Place
  • Standard 3.5mm Headphone Jack allows users to enjoy the Included Earbuds, or swap them out with their own pair
  • Easy Access to Controls
    • Digital Tuning Buttons Provides Precise Channel Selection
    • Volume Control Buttons Conveniently Allows Users to Change the Sound Level As the Environments Noises Change
  • Easy to Read LCD Screen Displays
    • Battery Indicator
    • Clock Function and Current Time
    • Volume Level
    • Station Tuning
  • Manufacturer Part Number: RP312 (RP312A)
  • Also Found As: RCA RP312A, RP-312
  • Primary Color Tone: Black
  • Secondary Color Accent(s): Silver, Yellow
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

Radio Specifications:

  • Antenna Type:
    • AM Antenna: Independent, Built-In (Semi Directional)
    • FM Antenna: Headphones / Earphones Cable's Copper Conductor
  • Station Presets:
    • AM Radio: 10 Presets
    • FM Radio: 20 Presets
  • Button Controls:
    • Tune Up, Tune Down (Radio Station Tuning)
    • FM/AM / APP
    • Clock
    • Memory / CH+ (Channel)
    • Volume Up, Volume Down
    • Power
  • Power Source: Type "AA" Battery (x2, Not Included)
  • Approximate Dimensions (Without Armband): 2-3/4" (H) x 4" (W) x 1-1/4" (D)
  • Approximate Weight (Without Batteries): 2.4 Ounces (68g. or 0.15 Pounds)

*Batteries Not Included

AM/FM Radio Features

Backlit Display
This means that the clock radio is backlit with the color specified here.
Display Color
This is the color of the clocks display. For digital clocks, this is the color of the numbers that are displayed. Analog clocks typically do not have a display color, unless the hands on the clock are illuminated.
Built-in AM/FM Radio
This means that the clock radio has a built-in tuner that receives analog AM/FM radio signals.
Built-in CD Player
This means that the clock radio has a CD player built-in. If the clock radio features an alarm, then the radio will often allow the user to wake up to the CD that is loaded.
AM Radio Preset
This is the number of AM radio presets that the clock radio has.
FM Radio Presets
This is the total number of FM presets that the clock radio has.
Built-in iPod Dock
This means that the clock radio has a dock specified for the docking of an iPod or iPhone. When docked, audio playback is available. In some cases, video playback is also available. Please see the product description for more details on this feature.
Headphone Jack
Headphone jacks allow a pair of headphones to be connected to the clock radio for quiet listening.

AM/FM Radio Specifications

Power Source
The type of battery the item uses. Some batteries are rechargeable, while others are not.

Rechargeable alkaline, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, lithium ion, and lithium ion polymer are all examples of rechargeable batteries.

Some batteries are integrated and built into the item, while others are removable.

Secondary Power Source
Additional options for the power source.
Power Requirement
This is the required way to give the unit power. Common power sources are 120V AC (Common house plugs), batteries, or a combination of the two.
Primary Color
This is the main color of the item.
The width of the item from left to right (side-to-side) measured in inches.
The height of the item, measured from top to bottom, in inches.
The front-to-rear depth of the item, in inches. If the item is angled or slanted, this value is the bottom measurement.
This means that the clock radio has the ability to easily be moved from one location to another location. They will typically have a internal or replaceable battery that will retain the time on the clock, even if the power cable is removed from the clock (on applicable radios).

Clock Radio Features

Clock Type
Analog clocks feature the traditional hour and minute hand. Digital clocks will usually have a LCD or LED display where the numbers are displayed. The type of clock is listed here.
Built-in Alarm Clock
This means that the alarm clock has the option to set an alarm. This is perfect for making sure that you wake up on time.
Dual Alarm
This means that the clock radio features a dual stage alarm. They enable two different alarms to be set. Great for couples that want to wake up at different times. Sometimes called a "His & Hers" alarm clock.
Snooze Button
Hit the snooze button and you can sleep in a little longer! This means that the clock radio has a button specified on the radio for delaying the alarm.
Sleep Timer
Sleep timer let the clock radio play for a specified amount of time before turning off. This is convenient for those that enjoy falling asleep music.
Atomic Time & Date
This method of displaying the time is very accurate. Clock radios that have this feature do not require the user to set the time and date, but instead the time and date are automatically set.
Projection Display
Clocks with this type of display will project the time on to a wall or ceiling.

iPod Specifications

Mounts the iPod
This means that the device will mount the iPod or iPhone and hold it secure. This is a common feature for some iPod car devices that will mount the iPod on the dash of the car.
Charges the iPod
This means that the device provides a charge to the iPod or iPhone.

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
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Coos Bay, OR

great value

March 9, 2014

This radio is compact and easy to use. I purchased it for travel and I appreciate it's size, ease, and quality!

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