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5.8 out of 10

Slacker Portable Radio

The Slacker Portable automatically connects to the extensive Sla Read more

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Overall 2
2.0

lost my money. unit not supported by company

rshablow5uku, Ebay
1 March 2013
  • Summary: radio not currently supported by slacker. When I tried to update the stations it made the radio inoperative.
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Overall 2
2.0

This unit sucks

overthetankfrank, Ebay
31 December 2010
  • Summary: The Slacker G1 unit is horrible. I restored the unit to default settings and try to load my stations and it doesnt work. I tried updating firmware and that doesnt work either. The unti will not load my stations through wired or wi-fi connection. Do yourself a favor and buy the G2 unit whichworks like a charm.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't Buy This!

brandi_kobbe, Ebay
8 April 2010
  • Summary: I am an avid slacker listener online. I even pay for the premium service for unlimited song skips. When I got this radio, I was so disappointed. You can not have custom stations, you can only skip 5 songs, and the refresh your stations takes hours of being connected to a wireless. The touch screen does not work and it is so big that it's hard to carry around in a pocket.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bought Both G1 & G2 -- Both are Junk

N. Leeds "Nick", Amazon
5 February 2009
  • Summary: I bought the G1 & G2. I wanted to use the G2 at the gym since it is smaller and the G1 at home mostly. Both failed me. The G2 'failed' in enough time so I was able to send back and get a full refund from Amazon. The G1 worked but recently has been useless for the reasons people stated: 1) Very slow key reponse. 2) When it connects to WIFI it doesn't refresh all the stations.
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Overall 2
2.0

good concept, BAD product...

walksndark "walksndark", Amazon
29 January 2009
  • Summary: Great concept, FAIL-ed product. Bought this with high hopes, which were quickly smashed to bits. After 2 weeks of good use, it went into the classic Slacker death-spiral. No firmware or debugging has helped, it just keeps getting worse every day. Search the web before buying, this thing is a huge lemon; Slacker has mover on to the "Second Generation" unit, the "G2 Player", and now this piece of junk is selling at 1/3 of list price.
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Overall 2
2.0

only useful as a paperweight

Camilo Santana, Amazon
28 January 2009
  • Summary: I purchased the G1 a few weeks ago and haven't been able to get it to sync 100% yet. The device is infested with bugs, crashes at random, will not sync either wirelessly or via USB and has terribly slow response to keypresses. I don't want to fumble with a music player. I expect to turn it on, plug in my headphones, hit play and be done. The G1 *can not* deliver this simple task. I strongly emphasise that this product fails the basic law of merchantability.
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