The newly launched Kaito KA500 is a sister product of Kaitos’s widely praised emergency radios KA008, KA007, and KA009.
With its artistic design and versatile features, it is a perfect companion for emergency preparedness objectives, outdoor activities, and traveling.
Features Kaito KA500 5-way Powered Solar Power.
Specially made for emergency conditions, the KA500 provides different techniques to power itself.
Those techniques contain a DC/AC adapter, 3 AA batteries, the built-in rechargeable Ni-MH battery, which can be recharged with the help of an AC adapter, by hand, by PC, or by a solar panel.
And the dynamo hand crank not just can recharge the built-in battery but offers power even when no battery is installed.
At the heart of the KA500 Kaito emergency radio, an inside generator recharges the internal changeable Ni-MH battery pack and powers the radio, reading lamp, and flashlight.
Also, by plugging your mobile phone into the jack on the back of the radio, you can use the crank to power your phone.
Not just that, this radio also specs a USB port, which you can use either to charge your radio with a personal computer or charge other automatic gadgets with the hand crank.
You can use the KA500 to get a big range of broadcasting adding FM, AM, shortwave, and NOAA weather stations.
Seven Weather Channels
The seven weather channels are pre-programmed and numbered from one to seven. You can simply conveniently tune into the stations by switch turning. No more guess job involved.
Related to any other solar-run urgent situation radios, the KA500 has its special 180-degree changeable solar panel, which can boost sunlight contact to power up the radio or charge the inner Ni-MH batteries.
There is a wonderful bright five LED reading lamp on the backside of the solar panel: standard accessories, user manual.
This exclusive Kaito KA500 five-way urgent situation radio delivers a big range of FM, AM, two-band small, and seven pre-programmed NOAA weather channels for talk shows, sports, entertainment, world flash news, and 27/7 true-time weather forecast with PEAS (Public Emergency Alert System).
Made for emergency conditions
- Dynamo cranking power – 120 turns per minute of cranking will energy the built-in Ni-MH battery package with powerful current and voltage.
- Solar panel power – under the open sunlight, the solar panel will energy the radio without an issue.
- AA batteries – you can use three general AA batteries to run the radio for the highest reception.
- Charge from a PC through a USB port
- Built-in rechargeable battery pack
- Five LED reading lamps
- LED flashlight and LED red SOS beacon light
- USB mobile phone charger that adapts to both iOS and Android gadgets
- As it runs on AA batteries, it is a must to have a standby battery.
Bottom line Kaito KA500 5-way Powered Solar Power
This emergency radio unit extremely helpful for those who travel a lot around Canada & the USA cities to keep themselves secure and safe.
Together to make a difference, this Kaito emergency radio jobs great indeed.
Introducing the Kaito KA500 Voyager, a portable receiver designed for both daily use & emergency preparedness applications.
It offers different methods to power up as an emergency preparedness tool, including an AC/DC adapter (sold separately), a built-in rechargeable battery that the optional AC adapter can charge, hand cranking, etc. USB power source. The patented flip-up 180-degree adjustable solar panel provides power for the radio even when no battery is installed.
With its revolutionary design and versatile functions, it’s not only an ideal choice of radio for everyday use around the house but also an indispensable tool for emergency preparedness purposes, traveling, camping, backpacking, and other outdoor activities.
The KA500 has a wide range of band reception, including AM, FM, shortwave, and NOAA weather stations.
The 7-weather channels are pre-programmed and numbered from 1-7. You can easily and conveniently tune into the stations by turning the tuning knob.
No more guesswork is involved. Plus, if the radio is set at the “Alert” mode, it will be automatically activated when it receives the NOAA weather stations’ alert signals.
- Headset jack socket: 3.5 mm
- SW < 30uV
|Voyager Max KA900||Voyager Trek KA350||Voyager Original KA500||Voyager Pro KA600||Voyager XL KA700|
|AM/FM NOAA Weather||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Hand Crank & Solar Power||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Rechargeable Battery||3.7V / 2,000 mAh li-ion||3.7V / 500 mAh li-ion||3.6V / 600 mAh NiMH||3.6V / 600 mAh NiMH||3.7V / 2,000 mAh li-ion|
|Cell Phone Charger||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Speaker||Dual Stereo||Single Mono||Single Mono||Single Mono||Single Mono|
|Dimensions (approximate)||9.5 X 5.5 X 2.5||6 x 2 x 3 inches||8.25 X 5 X 2.25||9.5 x 2.2 x 5.5 inches||8.25 X 5 X 2.25|
- USB mobile phone charger for both iOS and Android devices
- LED Flashlight
- Red LED SOS beacon light
- 5-LED reading lamp
NOAA Certified Emergency Radio
Comprehensive broadcast coverage includes AM, FM, SW1, and SW2, plus all 7 pre-programmed national weather channels with real-time alert. Don’t be fooled by other so-called “weather radios,” chances are they are not certified by National Weather Service or authorized to use their Logo as the Kaito Voyager KA500 is.
- FM: 88 – 108 MHz
- AM (MW): 530 -1710 kHz
- NOAA Weather: 162.400/162.425/162.450/162.475/162.50/162.525/162.55 (continuous band)
- SW1: 3.20- 8.00 MHz
- SW2: 9.00- 22.00 MHz
6-way powered emergency radio
- AA battery: 3 of each (not included)
- Hand-crank dynamo generator
- Solar panel
- NiMH rechargeable battery pack
- 5V mini USB
- AC/DC wall adapter/charger (not included)
Be Prepared for the Worst
Life is full of uncertainties, emergencies often occur unexpectedly, and natural disasters sometimes strike without warning signs.
The least we could do is to be prepared by having important emergency supplies readily available, making a plan for yourself and your loved ones, and being informed.
Such simple and easy actions will make all the difference should our worst fear be realized. With Kaito’s revolutionary Voyager KA500 6-way powered, multi-functional emergency radio, together, we can make a difference!
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Radio makes a world of difference.
Over the years, Kaito has proudly supplied millions of radios and lanterns to the State Department, the United States Army, the United Nations, American Red Cross, and other government agencies and NGOs for their humanitarian relief efforts.
It’s hard to believe, but oftentimes a radio is the only way to connect with the outside world in some parts of the globe. Radio broadcasting has become an important and effective tool helping the US and its allies build a strong relationship with the locals and educate them to stand up against conflicts and extremism, which makes our troops and diplomats safer and more successful in their missions.
*No Endorsement of Kaito by the US Department of Defense, Department of State, United Nations, American Red Cross, or their personnel is intended or implied.
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