The Sangean U4 radio is a beast. It’s big, heavy and loud, and has a bundle of features that’ll give less techy users anxiety.
If you need and can use most of them, it’ll provide you with all you need and more from a heavy-duty Jobsite weather radio.
Features Sangean U4 Ultra Rugged Bluetooth AM/FM Radio
The sound quality is solid with the best job site radios out there. The mid and highs are clear, and they’re grounded by a strong base.
It has Bluetooth, a built-in 1A USB power port, a built-in alarm clock, a program that mechanically warms you of upcoming hazardous weather, an AUX port, a smart battery charger, a treble control, a rotary bass so much more.
Sangean did put too much thought into the design as well as ergonomics. Hence using most of the above features is pretty straightforward.
The Sangean U4 radio is IP64 rated for water and dust resistance. A hard plastic protective cover and a solid build will protect it from the most impacts you can expect on a work site.
On the downside, the Sangean U4 radio is indeed slightly bulky and heavy.
At 14lbs, it’s only relatively portable, yet the handle built into the top of the roll cage makes it very simple to carry around for those willing to lug around the weight.
Sangean U4 radio on D batteries, which are very cheap and simple to replace.
The radio has a built-in charger. The radio also runs on an AC outlet adapter.
All in all, the Sangean U4 radio is a perfect music device if you’re looking for additional functions such as locations specific weather alert services, USB wire charging, and others that you’d genuinely use.
Severe weather can strike at any time, and when it strikes, your power might go out, and communication networks may go down. It’s not wise to assume that our modern technology will work no matter what. If your computer, TV, and mobile phone stopped working in a disaster situation, who would warn you of an incoming tornado or hurricane?