Pure Move DAB/FM radio

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Gadget of the Week

Pure Move DAB/FM RDS portable radio

 

This palm sized radios size (15cm x 8.5cm x 2.7cm) is reminiscent of the transistor radios of days gone bye; but make no mistake, this is a thoroughly modern mini.

 

 

Pros

Pures proprietary ChargePAK technology provides up to c 40 hours of portable DAB listening before recharging is necessary

Provided mains adaptor also charges battery whilst you listen

Auxiliary input allows you to plug in other devices such as iPod or CD player

Headphone output which doubles as a line-out for connecting to your existing audio system

System software upgradeable via USB socket to make possible new features and updates in the future

20 presets (10 for DAB stations and 10 for FM stations)

Useful built-in flip-out stand

Clear orange backlit display

Intuitive controls

 

Cons

Could be a little cheaper

Sound quality of built-in speaker is reasonable but limited by the speakers size

Some may consider this size to fall between two stools

 

List Price: £89.99 inc. VAT

Good Internet price: £79.99 inc. VAT

 

Star Rating: 7 stars  A welcome new size which straddles the more common personal and portable radio markets.