Product Comparison: Kaito KA600L vs Kaito KA700


General Specifications
Brand
Kaito
Kaito
Model
KA600L
KA700
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The Kaito Voyager KA600L is an incredibly versatile survival tool which will provide you with relief in a variety of situations. Utilizing a broad spectrum radio tuner you'll have dependable access to the NOAA's 7 main weather channels so you always know what's coming your way.
The KA700 is designed for both everyday use as well as emergency preparedness applications. It offers different methods to power up including the built-in rechargeable li-ion battery that can be charged by its 5V mini USB input, built-in dynamo hand crank generator, and the patented flip-up 180-degree adjustable solar panel.
Key Specs
Frequency Range
FM: 88 ~ 108MHz, AM: 520 ~ 1710kHz, LW: 150 ~ 521KHz, SW: 2300 ~ 23000KHz, NOAA
FM: 88 ~ 108MHz, AM: 520 ~ 1710kHz, NOAA
Number Of Station Memories
115
440
Tuning Methods
Auto Tuning Storage, Auto-scan tuning, Direct keypad entry of a frequency, Manual Tuning
Manual Tuning, Auto Tuning Storage, Direct keypad entry of a frequency, Auto-scan tuning, Memory Tuning
Controls
Flashlight button, Alarm button, ALERT button, Sleep button, Snooze button, Power button, M+/M- Button, Numeric Button, AM button, FM/WB button, Power Selection, DELETE, MEMORY button, TUNING knob, Volume Knob
TUNING knob, Volume Knob, Flashlight/ SOS Button, Power button, WB button, FM button, AM button, M+/M- Button, Frequency+/Frequency- button, Menu button, ESC button, Number buttons, Radio / MP3 mode selection, Bluetooth button, Mute button, NOAA Weather Alert button
Antenna Type
External telescopic antenna
External telescopic antenna
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Kaito KA600L 5-Way Powered Emergency AM/FM/SW NOAA Weather Alert Radio
  • The straight forward nature of this radio is fantastic.
  • AM Reception is very good. SW Reception is very good, when you add an external wire.
  • Easy tuning of radio. Alert mode which can be used when the radio is on is great.
  • AM/FM have exceptionally good receptions. NOAA weather channels are clear and loud.
  • Good reception and sound will might invest in the extra antenna that is compact and longer.
Kaito KA700 Bluetooth Emergency Hand Crank Dynamo & Solar Powered AM FM Weather NOAA Band Radio
  • FM and WB reception is the best. Build Quality is great.
  • Tuning is easy, you can tune with the knob, seek with the buttons, direct entry the station, and navigate presets with the M- and M+ Keys.
  • The FM reception is better than my home stereo, the sound quality is crisp and clear.
  • The AM band is ok, but many of the stations exhibit a high pitched tone. Especially distant stations at night.
  • Need a longer FM antenna, to improve the reception even more!
Size & Weight
Height
5.5 in.
5.9 in.
Width
9.5 in.
10.5 in.
Depth
2.5 in.
3.6 in.
Weight
1 lbs.
1.35 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Kaito KA600L 5-Way Powered Emergency AM/FM/SW NOAA Weather Alert Radio
  • Very compact and lightweight. Great features for the size and price.
  • The KA600L has excellent characteristics, size and weight.
  • It very easy to carry and the radio is quite lightly weighted.
  • There are numerous different models of this radio - very confusing with numerous options. The radio seems sturdy, and very light.
  • The reading light is a great feature. It's very light, I hope it's durable.
Kaito KA700 Bluetooth Emergency Hand Crank Dynamo & Solar Powered AM FM Weather NOAA Band Radio
  • It is user friendly and easy to use. Has good reception and the speakers for there size are pretty good.
  • The NOAA weather and AM/FM reception is strong and speaker sound is exceptional for its' size and weight.
  • The unit is just the right size, but so narrow that it can fall over if not on a perfectly flat surface.
  • Sturdy, light case, bluetooth works very well.
  • A great little device that has many features that come in handy in any situation.
Features
Display Type
LCD
LCD
Audible Alarms
Yes
Yes
Speaker(s) Type
Internal speaker
Internal speaker
Mobile Charger Ability
Yes
Yes
Integrated Flashlight
Yes
Yes
Accesories Included
Earphones, Rechargeable Battery
Rechargeable Battery, USB Cable
Interfaces
Line-out jack, Earphone jack, USB 5V DC-IN jack, USB Output
Earphone jack, Line-out jack, USB Input, USB Output
Extras
Solar panel, Hand crank allows you to recharge radio, 2000 mAh Lithium Battery
Hand crank allows you to recharge radio, Solar panel, 5-LED reading lamp, Built-in Bluetooth, Supports a micro-SD card up to 32 GB, Built-in equalizer, Built-in microphone, Plug-n-play fully-featured MP3 player
What customers say about "Features"
Kaito KA600L 5-Way Powered Emergency AM/FM/SW NOAA Weather Alert Radio
  • The large LCD screen, its easy to use controls, and access to every radio band you will ever need in an emergency make this one of the best go to radios when times become challenging.
  • Easy to access dual alarm feature. Large 3" LCD display.
  • Clock and Date are always displayed when the radio is off or on.
  • I like temperature and humidity gauge. It could come in handy.
  • Flashlight is one of the best I've used on a radio. Reading lamps on the solar panel are nice and bright.
Kaito KA700 Bluetooth Emergency Hand Crank Dynamo & Solar Powered AM FM Weather NOAA Band Radio
  • MP3, WMA, WAV playback is amazing. And has EQ settings for the MP3 playback.
  • Alarm function has many options. Wake to beep, MP3, and Radio.
  • Built in Recorder is smooth, no artifacts like cheaper recorders. Records in Stereo!
  • You can load up your SD card with tons of podcasts, music and old time radio shows. I'm really happy with this radio overall.
  • The recording feature is extremely limited. I would not buy again. I would not recommend.
Power
Power Source
Ni-MH rechargeable batteries
Lithium rechargeable battery pack
Built-In Charger
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Power"
Kaito KA600L 5-Way Powered Emergency AM/FM/SW NOAA Weather Alert Radio
  • The upgrade from the KA600 is significant: larger battery, bigger solar panel, more durable crank, larger speaker, and a few others.
  • It has good battery life of 16 to 20 plus hours, on a full charge, be aware the LCD display, always on, discharges the battery, over time, even when off.
  • One of the best features of KA600L is it uses a single rechargeable high capacity lithium battery, which can last for a long time for a full charge.
  • Great product, very versatile, and terrific electronics, long lasting lithium battery, speaker sound and features!
  • The one I received was defective. The battery wouldn’t hold any charge at all.
Kaito KA700 Bluetooth Emergency Hand Crank Dynamo & Solar Powered AM FM Weather NOAA Band Radio
  • The battery is rechargeable and last very long time.
  • The overall build quality is excellent and the battery capacity is very good.
  • Good radio reception, micro sd card works fine, many ways to charge battery, including solar panel, charges a mobile phone very well.
  • Easy to select radio and weather stations and sound is good for a small radio. Rechargeable battery lasts for hours and would purchase again if I needed another one.
  • There is no power adapter with it, I have to use iphone adapter to charge it.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
89.95 $
99.95 $


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