I prefer liberty with danger, to peace with slavery
This a consumer alert for the Sony ICF-SW07 World Band Receiver. Caution should be exercised when using this equipment with the supplied mains adapter.
This radio is one used commonly by, among others, those radio amateurs living off grid. Users need to be aware that, if this unit becomes hot while in use, it may become a fire hazard.
On January 3 2014 I had my ICF-SW07 powered by a leisure battery connected via a 500W (12V-240V) pure sine wave inverter and an isolation…