The new SANYO R227 WiFi internet radio is capable of delivering thousands of FREE internet radio stations and podcasts (sports, music, talk shows) from virtually every region of the world! As a stand-alone audio product which does not require a PC to operate or any subscription fees, the R227 provides listeners an easy way to access quality internet radio via a WiFi or broadband Ethernet connection. The R227 delivers exceptional sound performance through the use of high quality speaker drivers, dual tuned porting and matched amplifiers. Its distinctive design and styling makes it perfect complement in any home or office setting. The R227 makes it easy for sports fans, ex-patriots, and radio enthusiasts to enjoy their favorite local radio in non-local areas. Internet radio stations and podcasts can be easily searched by country or genre (MP3, WMA, AAC, AIFF, RM and WAV formats supported) with 8 Internet station presets. The device also boasts a FM stereo digital tuner with 8 station presets. Designed with the user in mind, the R227 offers simple, one-button on/off function viewing on easy to read backlit display. All features are easily accessible via the large rotary dial, front panel buttons or by using the full function remote control. The unit automatically updates internet radio stations and clock time setting from the internet. Additionally, the user can request new stations to be added to the station database. Clock and alarm functions allow users to wake up to Internet or FM radio programming as well as buzzer. High efficiency 90mm speaker drivers with dual tuned ports coupled with 4 watts RMS system amplifier power provide extended bass response resulting in a warm, rich sound which is virtually unmatched in tabletop audio.