Tecsun PL-990x

High Performance Shortwave Radio

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£259.95 inc VAT


PL-990x - EXPORT VERSION for Europe

New Portable Radio (FM-stereo / Longwave / Medium Wave / SW-SSB Audio Player)

The Tecsun PL990 High Performance Shortwave Radio is capable of receiving the FM broadcast, medium wave (MW), longwave (LW), and shortwave (SW) bands. The Tecsun PL990 High Performance Shortwave Radio can receive AM, CW, and single sideband (SSB) communication signals.

The Tecsun PL990 High Performance Shortwave Radio may be Tecsun’s last high-end portable and is considered by many to be the Tecsun design team’s masterpiece. This is Tecsun engineering at its finest.

The Tecsun PL990 High Performance Shortwave Radio uses multiple frequency conversion and modern DSP digital demodulation technology, which greatly improves the receiving sensitivity, selectivity and image rejection.

Tecsun PL990 Features:

  • FM receiving range 64-108MHz, suitable for global FM broadcast reception.
  • Single sideband (SSB) minimum step of 10Hz, independent selection of upper sideband (USB) and lower sideband (LSB).
  • Synchronous detection range +/- 1kHz
  • Provision for connection of an external antenna for SW reception
  • Local, Medium and DX input selector
  • Independent fast and slow dual tuning structure
  • Seven channel selection methods: automatic search and storage (ATS), manual search of pre-stored stations (VM), manual search of station frequency (VF), direct input of frequency numbers, direct input of pre-stored station address numbers, automatic browsing of radio frequencies and automatic viewing of pre-stored stations frequency
  • Storage for up to 3150 radio frequencies in 25 memory pages
  • Capability of playing SD card, supporting 16bit / 44.1KHz WAV, FLAC, APE, WMA and MP3 format audio files
  • Class AB power amplifier and super dynamic full-range speaker
  • Headphone output, suitable for stereo headphones below 300 ohms
  • Audio output, for external amplifier or recorder
  • With scheduled power-on and sleep auto-off function
  • Powered by the popular 18650 lithium battery, with USB smart charging function


  • Frequency range and tuning step:
  • Longwave (LW) 100-519kHz; 9kHz steps, 1kHz fine-tuning steps
  • Mediumwave (MW): 520-1710kHz; 10kHz steps, 1kHz fine-tuning steps; 522-1620kHz; 9kHz step; 1kHz fine-tuning steps
  • Short wave (SW): 1711-29999kHz in 5kHz step, fine-tuning step 1kHz
  • FM: 64-108Mhz, 76-108MHz, 87-108MHz, 87.5-108Mhz selectable, FM tuning step 100kHz/10kHz
  • IF frequency: AM first IF, 55.845MHz, second IF, 10.7MHz, third IF, (DSP) 45kHz
  • Audio format: Supports 16bit / 44.1kHz WAV, FLAC, APE, WMA, and MP3 formats Micro SD (TF) Card up to 128G (not included)
  • Speaker: 4Ω, 3W
  • Power: 3.7V (18650 rechargeable lithium battery)
  • Dimensions: 198 x 120 x 38mm
  • Weight: 620g

Tecsun PL990Package Includes:

  • 1 x TECSUN PL-990 Receiver
  • 1 x Leatherette Case
  • 2 x 18650 Lithium Battery
  • 1 x External Antenna
  • 1 x pair Hi-Fi Stereo in earphones
  • 1 x USB Charging Cable

Note: USB Mains adaptor NOT included - you can use any standard USB supply - if you need a USB charger see NIC-400 below.

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