Old 10-05-2011, 10:17 PM
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Default Surprise use for the FM tuner on the S545

When I got my NWZ S545 16 gb walkman, the fact that it came with an FM radio seemed to me a total waste, something I would never use. Well, then came Hurricane Irene, and our power was out for 24 hours. No way to hear storm updates or warnings. I turned on my S545 Walkman, tapped the FM radio shortcut on the screen, and thanks to the 40 hours or so of battery life, I was back in touch with the world. So a function I never thought I would use turned out to be very valuable, and I point it out here in case you might not think of it if in an emergency.
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Old 10-05-2011, 10:20 PM
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That's a great point....I usually don't use the FM on my players that have it, but in those circumstances I certainly would!
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Old 10-06-2011, 05:33 AM
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Good point, I don’t normally use the radio tuner on my DAPs either. Although in a storm case I could see using it as a back up to the various battery powered radios I have for use during storms.

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Old 10-06-2011, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by bcwilliams View Post
Surprise use for the FM tuner on the S545
Originally Posted by bcwilliams View Post
Used FM tuner to receive FM radio, which is its intended purpose

Does not compute.
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