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Sony XDR-S61D review

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  • Tabletop
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The Sony XDR-S61D is a high-end portable radio that gives you the flexibility to run on 4xAA batteries or from the mains, with a five-line LCD display showing you radio station and programme details. It also has a sleep timer to automatically turn off for late-night listening, and an alarm-clock function to wake you up in the morning. So is this Sony radio your perfect daily companion? Find out in our comprehensive review.

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