Radio remains the most widely-used and cost-effective medium for information, particularly in Africa. Radio transcends literacy, poverty and geography, and can play a powerful role in education and social change.
Our Prime radio is a power independent, multi-band radio designed and developed to provide 24/7 listening access to groups – anytime, anywhere. It’s been robustly engineering for large group listening, and has been used successfully as a tool in many education, health and agricultural projects. With its powerful speaker, it’s perfect for use in classrooms, women’s listening groups and farming co-operatives.
The Prime is powered by solar, hand crank or mains electricity.
The Prime is …
The Prime comes with a suite of power options: solar, a hand crank, and external DC input for charging from a wall socket or car battery. The solar panel includes high temperature rechargeable batteries that add extra storage capacity.
Rugged and tough
Simple to use
With its LCD screen, simple tuning buttons and one on-off/volume knob, the Prime has been designed to be simple and intuitive to use.