Written on: 14/01/2010
I have tried a number of portable speakers, rechargeable and battery, and this beats them all. It feels robust- the Ipal needs such a handle. The radio is not as sensitive as my Kaito, but the sound of the Teac r1 is remarkable. Using CD player (better) or mp3 (OK), this is the unit to carry for country weekends. A single battery powered speaker requires prudent selection of music, but this handsome, simple unit provides a warm, rich sound. No trace of distortion until battery begins to run low on charge. If you find one, get it.