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Good: Sound quality good for DAB
Bad: Charge Pak is an extra £30
Comment: Good solid performer. Easy to use, even my wife can 'drive' it. Pity about having to fork out extra dosh for the convenience of true portability. Have to say the recording capabilities are so usefull - and until you have this facility you don't realise how useful it is. Crackin' radio.
Good: Ability to record to SD card
Bad: Station pre-sets
Comment: I had an Evoke 2 and this is certainly a leap forward.
Previously though it was easy to program the pre-sets and this is, I think, not so easy to use and is best done with the remote (if you can find it in the duvet!!)
The ability to pick a programme in advance and record it to the SD card is brilliant.
The sound quality at first wasn't as good as the 2 but at least there are a bass and treble control. I have read that the speakers take time to improve in quality, so as I cannot carry out a comparison cannot say. That said it is still crystal clear, no distoration and a good range. Bass is solid for the size of the radio.
This must be in my top 10 of gadgets
Good: EPG, scheduled recordings, MP3 playback, sound quality
Comment: This is the ultimate DAB radio, with every feature you could imagine. I've not experienced any problems with the alarm, having used it daily for the past month.
Good: Good sound, good alarm features (if they would work)
Bad: Unreliable, size and position of buttons, snooze handle
Comment: This radio cannot be used as an alarm clock. It is completely unreliable -- in most cases, it goes into sleep mode automatically a second after the alarm went off.
In the past month, I had 2 units and both suffered from similar problems.
The silly snooze handle might be the cause of this unreliable behaviour.
It's a pitty, I liked this radio, but my conclusion is "crap"
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