Daily Giz Wiz 16: Eton F300

Episode 16 of the podcast

Subject: Review of Eton F300
Released:Monday 13 March 2006
Length:about 10 minutes
Download file:dgw0016.mp3 (4.8 MB)

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Emergency radio from Eton with hand-crank technology, AM/FM, short wave, built-in flashlight, cellphone charger, and access to NOAA weather and TV channels (sound only).

Hand-Crank Flashlight Warning

Dick warns listeners about relying on cheap hand-crank flashlights which have no built-in rechargeable batteries.  Those cannot store any power and will light up for as long as you crank them.

Alfred E Neuman Cufflinks

How much did a pair of prototype Alfred E. Neuman cufflinks from Dick go for at a Heritage Comics auction?
How much, at the same auction, did William Gaines's (aka Bill Gaines, founder of Mad) Mad Issue No.1 from his private uncirculated collection go for?

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