The reality is that most small two-speaker systems don't allow you to place the speakers very far apart anyway, and the Model One's rich, resonant sound more than made up for its lack of true stereo separation. Reviewed in the United States on December 8, 2015. The Sangean is way too bassy to listen to at low volume. With the enclosed external antenna wire we were able to get clear and stable FM reception to a distant station that was inaudible in our former $30 mass market radio. Moving the tuner back and forth through its range helps redistribute the lubricant and remove the dust, making the tuner work like new, according to what others have said. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. An external FM antenna and 9' power cord are included in the box. The Tivoli has a much brighter sound but sometimes can sound a bit harsh. 'Nuff said. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. The Tivoli would work well in a quiet office setting as you can listen at very low volume and still make out everything while the Sangean is boomy even at low volume. I don't want to say this radio is all bad because it looks nice with the wooden cabinet and has nice sound for the most part, but there is a major manufacturing defect in the tuner of these radios. The Sangean's speaker is too directional in that when you look at the radio you can tell exactly where the sound is coming from whereas the Tivoli has a more diffuse, non-directional sound. I even turned each of them up at high volume and walked into another room and I could hear the Tivoli much more clearly. The Model One's tuning accuracy is also impressive; we were able to dial in stations we didn't even know existed. Orders are dispatched from our warehouses in either Wellington or Auckland. It also offers an external FM antenna input that allows for improved tuning in difficult reception areas, as well as a headphone jack, and a record output for recording, or to use the Model One as a high-quality outboard tuner. I am a huge NPR listener, and this is the perfect radio for me. As a general guide, please see below. Please feel free to call us about your particular needs on 04 385 8353. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. It merges the simplistic elements and user-friendly features Tivoli Audio’s classic line is known for, but with a tech refresh. All I wanted was a radio. Plus, the Model One is a single, elegant box with no annoying speaker cords. Design In many ways, the Model One is the culminating achievement of famed audio engineer Henry Kloss's long career. The Sangean sounds a bit muffled almost like heavy noise reduction is being applied to the signal, Reviewed in the United States on April 21, 2016. Unfortunately, we are unable to deliver to post office boxes. Whatever Tivoli has done here, they did it right; closely-spaced stations are a breeze to tune. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sign up for our newsletter. While the Model One isn't designed to provide earth-shattering sound at high volume, it produces surprising clarity and fullness at normal listening levels. Where performance and simplicity are paramount but space is sparse, the Model One table radio fits the bill. It is important that you inspect the delivery before signing for it. ... 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Find out more about your, Aiwa Stereo in Home Speakers & Subwoofers, Speaker Parts & Components 10" Subwoofer/Woofer, Stereo L/R RCA Home Speakers and Subwoofers. The radio feels cheaply made. Unable to add item to List. Please try your search again later. This is an attractive, compact, and very well made small radio, with excellent sound and precise tuning. No clock, no Bluetooth, no remote, nothing but a simple, good sounding radio. I can zero in on stations I never even heard of. || Marketing By, $9.50 flat rate for items up to 5kg, to non-rural addresses, Free shipping where the order is above $400 and under 30kg, to non-rural addresses, 1 to 2 business days to Auckland and north of Auckland. XHDATA D-328 Shortwave AM FM DSP Portable Small Radio Stereo MP3 Player with Rechar... AM FM Battery Operated Portable Pocket Radio - Best Reception and Longest Lasting. Compared to the old or original Tivoli Model One this version was an irritating disappointment. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Third, the details: I ordered this Tivoli Model One to replace my old one. Features include a furniture-grade, handmade wood cabinet that doubles as an acoustically inert housing and a heavy-magnet, long-throw 3-inch speaker that provides musically accurate tonal balance and bass response.