My father has one and it is very nice, not sure if it's worth the money. Worth checking out. Shai On 31/01/12 07:16, Robert Reilly wrote: > Hi Dick, > > The Bose Wave radio fits the bill albeit expensively. I don't personally own one, but I know several folks who do and love them. > > Cheers, > > Bob Reilly > > > > On Jan 31, 2012, at 12:07 AM, Richard L. Hess wrote: > >> Hi, Dick, >> >> This has become a bit of a problem, actually. The most common thing now is an iPod dock, but many have 3.5 mm stereo inputs and/or RCA stereo inputs for "aux" inputs. So if you don't dock your iPod to it, you can use a "walkman" CD, Minidisc, or cassette player. Many have radios built-in. >> >> Not as convenient as one-piece. I find lots of CD walkman-type devices at garage sales, but none are as nice as the two I found refurb'd at the Sony Outlet store in Lancaster PA in the 90s--those had SPDIF optical outputs! >> >> Good luck! >> >> Cheers, >> >> Richard >> >> On 2012-01-30 11:46 PM, Dick Spottswood wrote: >>> I'd like to replace an aging bedside boom box with something simple& >>> functional with reasonable sound. Does anyone have a favorite? >>> >>> Thanks, >>> Dick >>> >> -- >> Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] >> Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX >> http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm >> Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.