Ryobi ONE+ radios – power tools and power chords

Ryobi ONE+ AM/FM radioI’ve been seeing a TV ad for Ryobi power tools the last couple of weeks, and it grabbed my eye that the company makes what appears to be a speaker of some kind.

It turns out I wasn’t seeing things, and it wasn’t merely a prop for the ad. The gadget in question is the Ryobi 18V ONE+ Radio AM/FM. Not only that, there’s a second product, the Ryobi 18V ONE+ Radio (FM).

Both are part of Ryobi’s ONE+ series. With this system you choose from a series of either Ni-CAD or Lithium Ion battery packs, and buy the tool attachments as needed. There are 25 tool attachments to choose from. In addition to the two radios, there is a range of drills, angle grinder, planer, circular saw, jigsaw, orbital sander, halogen spotlight, torch, hand vacuum cleaner, flashlight, fluorescent light garden tools and more.

Ryobi 18V ONE+ Radio AM/FM features

  • Backlit LED frequency display with touch pad controls
  • Digital tuning with ability to preset 10 x FM and 10 x AM stations
  • Low battery indicator advises when battery needs to be changed
  • Integrated auxiliary jack to plug in your MP3 player or other audio devices
  • MP3 player can be mounted securely into the radio console
  • Conveniently switch between the radio or your MP3 player
  • 90mm speaker provides quality sound
  • Folding flexible rubber external antenna
  • Power input: 18 Volts
  • Speaker output: 3 Watts
  • Speaker size: 90 mm
  • Frequency: AM / FM
  • Bandwidth: AM 522 – 1620 KHz; FM 87.5 – 108.0 MHz
  • Auxiliary Cable: 3.5 mm
  • Weight: 0.63 kg

Ryobi 18V ONE+ Radio (FM) features

Ryobi ONE+ FM radio

  • Backlit LED frequency display with FM tuning dial
  • Low battery indicator advises when battery needs to be changed
  • Auxiliary jack to plug in your MP3 player or other audio devices
  • Conveniently switch between the radio or your MP3 player
  • MP3 player can be mounted to the radio via a belt clip
  • 90mm speaker provides quality sound
  • Folding flexible external antenna
  • 3.5mm auxiliary cable included
  • Power input: 18 Volts
  • Speaker output: 3 Watts
  • Speaker size: 90mm
  • Frequency: FM
  • Band width: 87.5-108 MHz
  • Auxiliary jack: 3.5 mm

The Ryobi 18V ONE+ Radio AM/FM, the yellow one pictured above, sells for $49. The FM only model, the blue one pictured above, well. I wish I could tell you the price. Couldn’t find it anywhere, so I’ll get back you on that.