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Portable Bluetooth Sound System with Solar Panel

OWNER’S MANUAL

RUKUS SOLAR

OWNER’S MANUAL

Thank you for purchasing the Etón Rukus Solar, a portable Bluetooth high-quality sound system featuring solar charging. The Rukus Solar is powered from the rechargeable Li-ion battery charged by the solar panel or the AC adapter (included).

Please read this user manual to get a good understanding of how the Rukus Solar works and how to fully rock out with it!

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NEED HELP? CONTACT US.

Etón Corporation, 1015 Corporation Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303,

USA. 1-800-872-2228 (U.S.); 1-800-637-1648 (Canada);

650-903-3866 (worldwide); M-F, 8:00AM-4:30PM,

Paci fi c Standard Time; www.etoncorp.com.

WARNING

Do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.

Do not submerge or expose for extended period to water.

Protect from high humidity and rain.

Only operate within speci fi ed temperature range •

(0 °C to 40 °C).

• Unplug immediately if liquid has been spilled or any

• object has fallen into the apparatus.

Clean only with a dry cloth. Do not use detergents or chemical solvents as this might damage the fi nish.

• Unplug and disconnect external antennas during

• lightning storms.

Do not remove cover [or back].

Refer servicing to quali fi ed service personnel.

RUKUS SOLAR

OWNER’S MANUAL

ENVIRONMENT

DISPOSAL

According to the European Directive 2002/96/EC all electrical and electronic products must be collected separately by a local collection system.

Please act according to your local rules and do not dispose of your old products with your normal household waste.

Please dispose of all types of batteries per your Government,

State or Local rules and/or regulations. If you are unsure, please call the appropriate local authority to fi nd out how to dispose of them safely and help protect the environment.

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RUKUS SOLAR FEATURES

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

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RUKUS SOLAR

OWNER’S MANUAL

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FUNCTIONS

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2

3

4

5

Power ON/OFF button

Bluetooth button

USB port

Battery indicator icon

USB port icon

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7

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9

Bluetooth icon

Solar charging icon

AUX-in icon

AUX-in button

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Bass button

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Volume up button

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Volume down button

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Monocrystal solar panel

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E Ink display

15

Speakers

16

Integrated carrying handle

17

DC-in jack

18

USB jack

19

AUX-in port

20

Adjustable mobile device storage

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PLUGGING IN THE AC ADAPTER

Connect one end of the AC adapter to the DC jack of the unit and the other end to an electrical outlet.

DC JA

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OUTLET

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CHARGING THE BUILT-IN BATTERY BY

THE AC POWER/SOLAR ENERGY

The unit has a built-in Lithium ion battery for portable power when not using the AC adapter. When the adapter is plugged in or the unit is exposed under the sunshine, the unit will start charging. During charging, the indicator on the display starts blinking.

To fully charge an empty battery:

AC/DC: 3 hours

BATTERY LIFE (BUILT IN LITHIUM ION BATTERY)

0 - 25 %

26 - 50 %

51 - 75%

76 - 100%

*Charge times may vary depending on solar conditions.

NOTE:

To maximize battery life, charge the unit through the AC adapter for 12 hours prior to fi rst use.

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PLAYING BACK VIA BLUETOOTH

1. Press the ON/OFF button to turn on the unit.

The power indicator lights up.

2. Press the Bluetooth button to switch the sound source to

Bluetooth mode. The indicator appears on the display.

3. Hold the button for 3 seconds to place the unit in pairing mode. The indicator starts blinking rapidly. Unit will give off two short beeps.

NOTE:

The indicator turns solid after the unit is successfully connected. If the indicator starts to blink slowly after

3 minutes, the pair was unsuccessful.

4. Open the Bluetooth settings menu on your Bluetooth-enabled mobile device or computer. Once it is recognized, “rukus solar” will appear on the display of the Bluetooth-enabled device.

Select “rukus solar” to pair and connect with your device.

NOTE:

On an iPhone or iPad, tap “rukus solar” to select.

If prompted for a password, enter “1234”.

5. Once Bluetooth is connected, seclect the music and press the button on your device. The unit will playback music automatically.

NOTE:

Playback time on built-in battery is ~8 hours, depending on music level and other factors.

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PLAYING BACK VIA AUX

You can enjoy the sound from an external device such as a portable digital music player. Be sure to turn off the power of the external device before making any connections. For details, refer to the instruction manual of the device to be connected.

1. Connect any device with headphone or line out jack with a

3.5mm line in cable to

AUX IN

jack on the bottom of the unit.

2. Press the button to turn on the unit.

3. Press the button to switch the sound source to

AUX mode, if the unit is not in AUX mode.

4. Turn on your external device and press button.

5. The unit will play back the music from the external device automatically.

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USB PORT FOR MOBILE DEVICE CHARGING

(5V, 500MAH)

The USB jack can be used to charge most devices that allow for

USB charging (including many mobile phones, smart phones and wireless headsets).

1. Connect one end of the USB cord to your device and the other end to the USB jack of the unit.

2. Press the button to start charging for your device.

Press the button again to stop charging.

NOTE:

Use the USB power cord that came with your device to connect to the unit.

ADJUSTING THE VOLUME LEVEL

Press the and buttons to adjust the volume levels.

NOTE:

During volume adjustments, if the LED indicator starts to blink, minimum or maximum volume level has been reached.

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BASS BOOST

Press the button to turn on bass boost.

Press the button again to turn off.

SWITCHING E INK DISPLAY BACKGROUND COLORS

Press and hold the for 5 seconds to toggle between black and white backgrounds on the E Ink display.

AUTOMATIC ENERGY SAVING

If unit is idle for 10 minutes (no sound output or operation), the unit will turn off automatically.

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WARRANTY REGISTRATION

To ensure full warranty coverage or product updates, registration of your product should be completed as soon as possible after purchase or receipt. You may use one of the following options to register your product:

1. By visiting our website at www.etoncorp.com

.

2. Mail in enclosed warranty card.

3. Mail your registration card or information to the following address; Include your name, full mailing address, phone number, model purchased, date purchased, retail vendor name and product serial number (typically located in or near the battery compartment):

Etón Corporation

1015 Corporation Way

Palo Alto, CA 94303

LIMITED WARRANTY

Retain the warranty information from your warranty card with your proof of purchase or the Limited Warranty information can also be viewed at www.etoncorp.com.

RUKUS SOLAR

OWNER’S MANUAL

SERVICE FOR YOUR PRODUCT

To obtain service for your product, we recommend fi rst contacting an Etón service representative at

800-872-2228 US, 800-637-1648 Canada or (650) 903-3866 for problem determination and trouble-shooting. If further service is required, the technical staff will instruct how to proceed based on whether the radio is still under warranty or needs non-warranty service.

WARRANTY

If your product is still in warranty and the Etón service representative determines that warranty service is needed, a return authorization will be issued and instructions for shipment to an authorized warranty repair facility.

Do not ship your radio back without obtaining the return authorization number.

NON-WARRANTY

If your product is no longer under warranty and requires service our technical staff will refer you to the nearest repair facility that will be able to best handle the repair.

For service outside of North America, please refer to the distributor information included at time of purchase/receipt.

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Etón Corporation

Corporate Headquarters

1015 Corporation Way

Palo Alto, California 94303 USA tel +1 650-903-3866 tel +1 800-872-2228 fax +1 650-903-3867

Etón Canada

1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801

Toronto, Ontario M5E 1W7

Canada tel +1 416-214-6885

Designed by Etón Corporation and assembled in China. © Copyright 2012 Etón Corporation. All rights reserved. v033012 www.etoncorp.com

QUICK GUIDE

SETIING UP BLUETOOTH PLAYBACK

Connect unit to AC.

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Turn unit ON , press and hold Bluetooth button for 3 seconds .

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Play music from your device.

CHARGING THE BUILT-IN BATIERY BY THE AC POWER/SOLAR ENERGY

Charge internal battery via AC adapter or direct sunlight. Battery charge indicator turns on when chargin[S.

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NOTE:

To maximize battery life, char[Se the unit throu[Sh AC for l

2 hours prior to first use.

CHARGING SMARTPHONE

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PIUB Smartphone to USB port.

2. Press the USB

~ the unit to char[Se .

CHARGING AND PLAYBACK TIME

SOURCE CHARGING TIME

*

PLAYBACK TIME*

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SOLAR ENERGY

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AC/DC POWER

6HOURS

4HOURS

B+HOURS

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Please visit

www.etoncorp.com

to download the Own e r's Manual.

Et6n Corporation

1 01 5 Corporation Way,

Palo Alto, CA 94303-4305 I USA

1-800-872-22281

us

1-800-637-16481 Canada

1- 650-903-3866 I Worldwide www.etoncorp.com

Designed by Et6n Corporation and assembled in China.

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Copyright 201 2 Et6n Corporation. All rights reserved.

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par Et6n Corporation et assemble en Chine.

Taus droits reserves. v030912

The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance

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WARNINGS:

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.

DO NOT REMOVE COVER or OPEN THE CABINET.

Dangerous high voltages are present inside the enclosure. No user serviceable parts inside. leave all servicing to qualified service personnel.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

1. Read these instructions.

2. Keep these Instructions.

3. Heed all Warnings.

4. Follow all instructions.

5. Do not use this apparatus near water.

6. Clean only with dry cloth.

7 . Do not block any ventilation openings

. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus

(including amplifiers) that produce heat.

9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding- type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong is provided for your safety . If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.

10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.

11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.

12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table specified by the manufacturer,

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13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.

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14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.

15. Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no objects filled with liquids, shall not be placed on the apparatus.

16. The mains plug is used as disconnect device and it shall remain readily operable during intended use. In order to disconnect the mains plug from the mains completely, the mains plug should be disconnected from the mains socket outlet completely.

17. The batteries (battery pack & batteries installed) shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.

18. Do not place any naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, on the apparatus.

19. The battery used in this product must be properly recycled or disposed of. Please contact your local recycling center for proper battery handling and disposal instructions.

For compatibility between the RK100/RKS100 system and another device with Bluetooth technology, consult the device's documentation and dealer. In some countries, there may be restrictions on using

Bluetooth devices. Check with your local authorities.

Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc

WARNING! Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.

WARNING! Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.

Please read rating label at the bottom of system for power input and other safety information.

FCC and IC Information:

This device complies with Part 15 ofthe FCC Rules and RSS-210 of the IC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: ( 1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Warnings: The device meets the exemption from the routine evaluation limits in section 2.5 of RSS

102 and users can obtain Canadian information on RF exposure and compliance from the Canadian

Representative Burn port Holdings Ltd. 72MT Belcher Pis, East, Calgary, Alberta, T2Z 2G1, CANADA.

Tel: 403-257-4961

Canada IC statments

Le present appareil est conforme aux CNR d·lndustrie Canada applicables aux appareils radio exempts de licence. L·exploitation est autorisee aux deux conditions suivantes:

(1) l'appareil ne doit pas produire de brouillage, et

(2) l'utilisateur de l'appareil do it accepter tout brouillage radioelectrique subi, meme si le brouillage est susceptible d·en compromettre le fonctionnement.

FCC&IC Radiation Exposure Statement

This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment and meets the exemption from the routine evaluation limits in section 2.5 of RSS 102.

1. This Transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

2. This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20 centimeters from user and bystanders.

Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determ ined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio TV technician for help.

Information for Users on Disposal of Old Equipment

[European Union]

This symbol indicates that the electrical and electronic equipment should not be disposed as general household waste at its end-of-life. Instead, the product should be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling in accordance with your national legislation.

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Attention:

This symbol is only valid in the

European Union.

By disposing ofthis product correltly, you will help to conserve natural resources and will help prevent potential negative effects on the environment and human health that could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. For more information about collection point and recycling of this product, please contact your local municipal office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product.

Penalties may be applicable for incorrect disposal of this waste, in accordance with national legislation.

[Other Countries outside the European Union]

If you wish to dispose of this product, please do so in accordance with applicable national legislation or other rules in your country for the treatment of old electrical and electronic equipment.

CAUTION - Proper Installation

• Install the system in a place which is level, dry and neither too hot nor too cold. The appropriate temperature is between

5

°C a

35

°C.

• Install the system in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent internal heat from building up inside the unit.

• Leave sufficient distance between the system and TV.

• Keep the system away from TV' to avoid interference with TV.

CAUTION - Proper Ventilation

To avoid risk of electric shock and fire, and to prevent damage, locate the apparatus as follows:

Front: No obstructions and open )pacing.

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Standard of Quality

Limited Warranty and Product Registration

USA

Eton Corporation

Corporate Headquarters

1 01 5 Corporation Way

Palo Alto, CA 94303 www.etoncorp.com

Canada

Eton Electronics Canada LTD

Toronto Office

1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801

Toronto, Ontario MSE 1 W7 www.etoncorp.com

LIMITED WARRANTY

Et6n Corporation (Et6n) offers a limited warranty to the original customer against manufacturing defects in material and workmanship on this product This warranty is valid only for the original purchaser and is not transferable. returning any product for warranty service, the purchaser must contact Et6n or the designated service center for troubleshooting and service procedure instructions. Damaged parts or products become the property of Et6n. Parts and products replaced by Et6n assume the remaining original warranty, or ninety (90) days, whichever is longer.

TWO (2) YEARS PARTS AND LABOR - Europe

ONE (1) YEAR PARTS AND LABOR - North America

This limited warranty begins on the original date of purchase, and is valid only on products purchased through an authorized Et6n retailer. Warranty repairs must be performed by Et6n or an authorized service center. To receive warranty service, the original dated bill of sale, or a copy, must be presented upon request as proof of purchase. Installation, removal or reinstallation of the product is not included under this warranty. Shipping to Et6n or the authorized service center is the responsibility of the purchaser For products purchased in Europe, please return to your dealer or the distributor of your country, which is listed on a sheet included in the packaging.

This limited warranty covers manufacturing defects in material and workmanship encountered in normal, noncommercial use of this product and shall not apply to the following, including, but not limited to: damage that occurs due to applications and uses for which the product was not intended; failures or problems that are caused by products or equipment not supplied by Et6n; accidents, misuse, abuse, neglect, misapplication, fire, water, lightning, or other acts of nature; incorrect line voltage, fluctuations, or surges; damage caused by improper or faulty installation; damage caused by acid leakage from improperly installed or defective batteries; product alteration or modification; or use of unauthorized parts, supplies, accessories, or equipment that damage this product or result in service problems.

Et6n will repair or replace this product, at our option and at no charge, with new or reconditioned parts if this product is found to be defective during the limited warranty period. To be eligible for warranty coverage, the product must be returned with shipping charges prepaid no later than 1 5 days after the expiration of the warranty period to Et6n or the designated service center. Prior to

SERVICE INFORMATION

To obtain service for your Et6n product, first contact an Et6n service representative at

1-800-872-2228 US, 1-800-637-1648 Canada or your respective country distributor in Europe

(see enclosed list) for troubleshooting. Many common questions and problems can be resolved over the phone.

WARRANTY REGISTRATION

To ensure full warranty coverage or product updates, registration of your product should be completed as soon as possible after purchase or rr·ceipt.

You may use one of the following options to register your product

1 . By visiting our website at

http://www.etoncorp.com.

2. Mail in enclosed warranty card.

3. Mail your registration card or information to following address; include your name, full mailing address, phone number, email address, model purchased, date purchased, retail vendor name:

Et6n Corporation

1 01 5 Corporation Way

Palo Alto, CA 94303 USA

LIMITED WARRANTY

Retain the warranty information from your warranty card with your proof of purchase or the Limited Warranty information can also be viewed at

www.etoncorp.com.

SERVICE FOR YOUR PRODUCT

To obtain service for your product, we recommend first contacting an Et6n service representative at: 1-800-872-2228 US, 1-800-637-1648 Canada,

(650) 903-3866 or [email protected] for problem determination and trouble-shooting. If further service is required, the technical staff will instruct how to proceed based on whether the radio is still under warranty or needs non-warranty service.

WARRANTY- If your product is still in warranty and the Et6n service representative determines warranty service is needed, a return authorization will be issued and instructions will be given. DO NOT ship your radio back without obtaining the return authorization.

NON-WARRANTY- If your product is no longer under warranty and requires service, the Et6n service representative will refer you to the nearest repair facility that will best handle the repair.

For service outside North America, please refer to the distributor information included at time of purchase/receipt.

*Denotes Required Field

Et6n Product Registration

Go to: www.etoncorp.com/productregistration, or mail this form today.

Serial number*:

(located in the back of the unit)

Date of purchase*:

Dealers name*:

City*:

Country/Territory*:

1. Your annual income?

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Under

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14,999

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$30,001 to $50,000

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$50,001 to $75,000

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$75,001 to $150,000

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Over

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1 50,001

2. Your age?

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Under 16

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16-20

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21-25

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26-30

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31-35

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36-40

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41-45

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46-50

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51-55

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56-60

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61 and over

3. What are your listening interests? (Check all that apply)

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Satellite Radio

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Local AM/FM

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Shortwave/International Broadcast

4. Did you consider another unit before choosing this product?

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Yes (Please Specify Model): _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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No

Name*:

Address*:

City*:

State/Provice*:

Postal Code/ZIP Code*:

Country/Territory*:

Telephone Number*:

Email*:.

6. How did you hear about Et6n?

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Newspaper ad

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Radio ad

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Through a retailer

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Article

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Web Search

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Other _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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Yes! I would like Et6n to send me information on products including special offers, new product launches, and product updates/information:

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Email

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Mail

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