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.