Okay, so the sides are not wood. They're tacky laminate, as you'd expect from this price. That piece of misleading description aside, this is a pretty useful little machine.
It's small, you can move it about the house on its rechargeable batteries, and it plays MP3s from USB sticks or SD cards. Finally, a use for all those obsolete 128 and 256mb memory cards I have lying about from the previous digital cameras.
The buttons are poky, but once you work the controls out there are some useful features. I use a countdown thing that turns the music off after half an hour, and put it on when putting the kids to bed.
It's not going to last forever, that's for sure… Read more