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Alba Pocket DAB radio £17.99 @ Argos (Free C&C)
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Found 18th AugFound 18th Aug
This is down from £29.99 to £17.99 in the clearance sale. Great reviews for a little pocket DAB to take on the move. Comes with rechargeable battery and headphones although some re… Read more
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xenophon

I was tempted, but if that is correct then not now.

xenophon

I was always a 5 Live listener but a big Talksport fan these days instead. Listening to it now on DAB.

shotatdawn

Only prob is that there are 20 preset channels-cant tune yourself

freyabo

5 Live for me too, and Classic FM.

SixtyFive

I picked up this today & it's really good. lots of stations & yes it does use the headphones as it's antenna excellent little DAB radio.

Sony XDRS40 DAB Radio - Black @ Argos C&C
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Found 16th AugFound 16th Aug
Lightweight and practical, this portable DAB radio from Sony is ideal for using when you're out and about. With a speaker or headphone socket you can share what you're listening to… Read more
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adriandocherty

DAB : why?

Biker.Jeff

Roberts are usually pretty good, even if they aren't made in UK anymore. I have the Roberts Ecologic 4, and the speaker sound quality is exceptional.

Biker.Jeff

But there's only 4 X 2* reviews, but 34 X 5* reviews.... so i guess the vast majority say yay to this radio. But the proof is in the listening to it, some are more picky than others about the sound quality in a portable radio. If i were thinking about buying this radio, i would probably go to Currys or somewhere and listen to one.

mccririck

Well I checked reviews on amazon for the 41. A few two star reviews, one criticising the sound: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sony-XDR-S41D-Portable-Wireless-Display/product-reviews/B073VZVPRJ/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_hist_2?ie=UTF8&filterByStar=two_star&reviewerType=all_reviews#reviews-filter-bar Probably better with this Roberts: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Roberts-Radio-Play10-Digital-Presets/dp/B008VPBDYI/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1534542498&sr=8-4&keywords=roberts+dab I have heard it and it sounded decent.

Biker.Jeff

I've not had experience of using one, but apparently it has got a better sound from reviews i've seen, it certainly couldn't be worse than the 40. It does have a higher output though, 0.6W as opposed to 0.3W on the 40. The 40 had a lot of complaints about its poor sound, i would assume that Sony has given it a better sound for the 41 replacement.

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Alba Wireless DAB Radio with Bluetooth - Mustard £16.99 @ Argos
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Found 14th AugFound 14th Aug
Maybe a bit few and far between but managed to find a couple in my area, Wrexham, just wanted a DAB with Bluetooth so will give this a try. Great little DAB/FM radio with wireless… Read more
Bossworld

Properly ventilated, non-new build bathroom. The radio, which is pretty much a sealed unit, and at £12 is pretty much disposable, is no where near the bath/shower as previously explained. Next?

Kyballion

Of course, steam does wonders for electrics.

amour3k

Hahahahahahahaha, no problem, I hear ya, thanx.

ezzer72

I was responding to Bilbo the 'likes' collector, I think it's a decent item for the money (y)

amour3k

No problem. :-D I'll buy the OP's one for only £16.99 ... And this Weekend coming, I'll blatantly sell it for you for £169.90 INSTEAD of you want?, hehehehehe. ;-) It's just a fancy Radio man, that's it?. So it doesn't therefore need to cost a King's ransom right?, or ... ;-) (That's in my humble opinion anyway?). :-)

Bush Leather DAB Radio Red - £33.99 @ Argos (Free C&C)
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Found 14th AugFound 14th Aug
Looking online this is at least £49.99 everywhere else and is only this price for the red version, the cream version is £49.99 in Argos
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FlangeNut123

Especially a red one.

philnwl

I know that but didn’t feel need to give a history lesson. Fact is they are now designed and made in China and generally are entry level price and average performance

sam_of_london

No DAB + , no proper lcd screen . Cold for £ 34. If it was selling for £12 , it would have been ok .

Seanixelis

They never used to be but were sold to Argos along with Alba. Bush actually used to make some decent products before they were sold. They are actually a British brand

Besford

"...this is at least £49.99 everywhere else..." OP: where is '"everywhere else"? It's an Argos own brand! Not leather either - "leather look" in the small print. Dishonest. If it's anything like two Bush branded radios I've had it's best avoided at any price, let alone this price.

VQ Emma Bridgewater Retro Mini Digital Radio DAB FM Bluetooth Men at Work £39.99 @ 3Monkeys Ebay
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Found 14th JulFound 14th Jul
Found this deal Yesterday and purchased it what an brilliant Radio ive had a VQ Radio in the past and paid full price for it there seems to be an over 50% off this Radio at the mom… Read more
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pengwyn

I used to snub dab as Absolute is also on sky but when Virgin Dab only came along on Digital 2 it had dance garbage, they soon realised that Dance and indie don'tgo together and are pretty much Absolute 2 now which is handy as an alternative to garbage comedians like skinner mansford and berry I can change to Virgin.

bubbles1969

I got a Lulu Guiness one

rob198198

Its Mains Charger or takes 4x AA Battery's

Nicam

Thanks for the share. Gone for the refurb Christie at £30 as it allows a rechargeable battery to be used

SamTennant

THIS! ALL THIS! Same for Absolute 90s. We switched to 'Non Stop 90s' - as they seem to remember that Dance & Pop were big in that decade too - not just Britpop (which they also play). 'This' Non-Stop 90s http://www.nonstop90s.net/ They also have a 80s Variant! https://tunein.com/radio/NonStop80s-Radio-s130501/ , hopefully with greater variety than AR80s.

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Bush DAB Radio - Black - White/Silver £29.99 @ Argos (free C&C)
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Found 13th JulFound 13th Jul
Link to White/Silver Radio http://www.argos.co.uk/product/7427545 With a beautiful design this DAB radio from Alba offers great sound and a clear display. You can tune in to bo… Read more
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marco_j

Ha ha class.... just smidge more bucks lol

anonymous...

Here you go http://www.argos.co.uk/product/6267067

bitsandpcsuk

Cold no Bluetooth

Mysticaltopaz24

Better if you put all colours in one post. Think thats why people are voting cold. (shock) but good price

andywedge

Thanks @szaman81 nice looking DAB for the price

Bush DAB Radio - Walnut - £34.99 @ Argos (free C&C)
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Found 13th JulFound 13th Jul
Music mixed with style! This wooden DAB radio from Bush is finished in sleek walnut and is sure to be a much loved addition to your home. Perfect for rocking out at home like no on… Read more
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John_Atkinso-fe2b1.47573

Got the version previous to this for £19.95 ,been great so far

NargUk

Terrible speaker quality, just wanted a cheapy for the kitchen. Sounds like a chinook crashing through scaffolding when you turn the volume anywhere up.

Family DAB Radio £10.50 at Asda Living Walsall
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LocalLocalFound 22nd JunFound 22nd Jun
Reduced electronics in Asda Walsall Living, the DAB radio was originally £26. Also HDMI leads from £15 to £3.75 Phones cases and iPad cases
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pdbis

Is this the sherbert dib dab one?

PhilipGregson

Perhaps this will help:https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_audio_broadcasting

sb1876

Excellent, thanks

01georgia01

What is DAB2 or DAB +? Only thought there was DAB

ellbee

It is, hence the +

Roberts Stream93i RDS LCD with Headphone Socket DAB Radio - Black - Argos eBay £137.49
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Found 15th JunFound 15th Jun
Roberts Stream93i RDS LCD with Headphone Socket DAB Radio - Black - Argos eBayBrand New With a 12 Month Argos GuaranteeWhat better way than to listen to your chosen radio station, … Read more
matedodgy

Bluetooth, mainly, and different design, but that's in the eye of the beholder. Don't know how sound differs.

lutin

Or pay 10% less than Richer Sounds and get it from argos ebay! :D

Al2001

Would be interested to know the sound quality/tone of these. I have a Roberts Blutune 50 which is ridiculously bass-heavy, with no way of adjusting the tone. The controls on this one look better at least.

clemf

What advantages does that have?

matedodgy

Spend a little more if you can and go for the new model

DeWalt DCR020-GB Compact Jobsite DAB Radio £66.50 Prime Exclusive @ Amazon [batteries not included]
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Found 5th JunFound 5th Jun
Compact and robust DAB(+)/FM jobsite radio Accepts 10.8V, 14.4V and 18V XR Li-Ion batteries (not included) Tech Box on-board storage protects portable audio devices 3.5mm auxili… Read more
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Argyll68

£75 now but still this price at FFX.

deleted801301

Great price, can't think you'll get anything better for the money.

bodmin68

Ordered been waiting cheet

RichardBRiddick

Ordered yesterday... Great deal..😁

yozzman1234

It’s £66-£70 at a few online retailers. But a lot cheaper than screwfix

Alba LCD bluetooth DAB radio with headphone socket £9.99 delivered @ eBay sold by Argos
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Found 26th MayFound 26th May
Amazing little thing for the price plus if you buy this weekend you get 80 nectar points too. Mains powered with AC adaptor included or battery operated (4 x AA) if you wanted to… Read more
steve.monteith

Just received mine - it's obvious from the picture posted above but I hadn't realised that it's not much use as a bedroom clock/radio as the time display is on the top of the device (and is small). Other than that, the sound quality is average, but it seems well built. One nice feature, it has two alarms and either can be set to daily/weekday/weekend operation. iPhone SE connected to it no problem with bluetooth.

delboye30

Brilliant just converted my car radio to DAB with this via AUX. Thanks OP

Ipadmini

What is Mono DAB?

emribena

That one is a slightly different colour but here it is so you can see display on it

frownbreaker

Photos of the unit are a bit odd they do not show the dlsplay https://www.amazon.co.uk/Alba-Mono-DAB-Radio-Clock-Blue/dp/B01BT3CWKW/ref=pd_lpo_vtph_23_tr_img_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=X3X1RNE1Q2BR7CPBEC96

LOGIK LRDABP17 Portable DAB/FM Clock Radio + 3  months Deezer Premium+ now £15.99 @ Currys
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Found 15th MayFound 15th May
Decent availability for C&C and delivery a time of posting 20 presetsAlarm / snooze functionMains / battery poweredLCD display Aval in peach at the £15.99 price. Top… Read more
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TheProf

I have several DAB portable radios and all but one have no trouble picking up a strong signal. I live in Liverpool and I can pick up Manchester and Stoke stations. The nearby railway line and overhead cables cause a great deal of interference on FM so much so that Radio 3 is impossible to listen too. DAB makes listening possible and, to quote the hype, interference free. As for the mono speaker in this set, you don't get much of a stereo effect if any all from twin speaker sets so it's no great loss. What does confuse me is the 3 months Deezer subscription. This isn't an internet radio.

bignig

I always prefer to use FM where available for the Stereo. DAB, like CDs, is never as good as they initially advertised and broadcasting in only mono is such a backward step. :(

davening

In fact, some children thought they experiment if seeds could grow next to a router and the answer was...

davening

BTW, I once bought a previous version of a cheap black portable Logik at Currys and struggled at connecting as areial? had to be pulled full length. Had to return it. Do doublecheck wrt new version.

davening

Put your DAB radio next to router, mobile on a call, Bluetooth speaker, cordless phone base unit... and play anything if you can.

Tesco DR1701  DAB & FM radio £15
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Found 15th MayFound 15th May
Hey folks. Thought I’d share this with you. I actually purchased this last week from Tesco store but it is also available on the website. Reduced from £20. I’ve wanted one for ages… Read more
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midlifecrisisT

That’s also a really good deal (y) Personally not for me, due to the colour but I think the currys one may be slightly better sound due to the 2w?

davening

Another deal with colour. Suggest you check before purchase, whether connection satisfactory. https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/logik-lrdabp17-portable-dabfm-clock-radio-3-months-deezer-premium-now-1599-currys-2940227

midlifecrisisT

(lol) (y)

mccririck

ok.

Sqsq

We the people demand 2-speaker stereo radios. Don't try to dupe us with your science-speak and marketing mumbo jumbo. /s

Roberts Blutune 200 £100 Cheaper than JL £299.99 @ SmithsTV
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Found 30th AprFound 30th Apr
Roberts Blutune 200 Cherry great all in one Hi-Fi system with DAB, CD and Bluetooth capability. Only appears to be on the cherry colour but personally I think that is the better lo… Read more
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miguelcotto

I think this particular model with the wood effect is a much more premium than the glossy black personally and this seems to be the cheapest price I can find it anywhere.

ellbee

I recently purchased this from Amazon for £99 which is similar and over the moon with it - https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B071GR8WG4/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

mikeyfive

Revo SuperSystem is better.

ScroopEgerton

That's a thing of beauty.

AJ92

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Roberts-Blutune200-Black-Bluetooth-System/dp/B008R89PS0/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1525113953&sr=8-1π=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=bluetune+200&dpPl=1&dpID=31Ibbsci1gL&ref=plSrch

Ex Display Kenwood DPX-7000DAB Car Stereo CD-Receiver with Bluetooth, USB/AUX inputs and DAB radio £75 at Halfords
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Found 19th AprFound 19th Apr
Check your locals, hope it helps someone. Fully integrated with Bluetooth for hands free and music streaming Includes an in-built Digital Tick Approved DAB radio and CD player … Read more
RadiantDuck

Managed to get mine for £50 because it was missing the dab antenna and microphone. Got cheap ones of Amazon and they all work great. Agree with the dim display, but good enough for my needs!

wassap

Reserved one at the oldbury branch. Not bad for the money, sadly when I turned up the front of the unit was all scratched up so gave it a miss. I have a higher end pioneer touch screen(£150) reserved at the selly oak branch hope that’s in good condition.

RoryJoe

Well at £75 and no touch screen, it's not really surprising.

michelle.broughton

Shame it doesn’t come with airplay or android auto

jumpinoffthbed

Nope, if it did halfords couldn't sell you one lol.

LOGIK LHDAB17 Portable DAB/FM Pocket Radio - Black £24.99 @ Currys
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Found 30th MarFound 30th Mar
Product features Mains & battery powered Up to 10 hours battery life 20 presets DISCOUNT CODE - Save 10% off the marked price. Enter code RADIO10 at checkout. Must end Tu… Read more
Malabus

Pure was my first and best..... dropped it.......and paid for a cheaper brand....buy PURE

tgheretford

The Pure Move R3 is best for anyone who only needs to travel in a strong signal area. If you move around or live in an area where the signal is less than stellar, the Pure Move 2520 is the best and the one I use. As the signal gets weaker, the Move 2520 starts to noticeably be more sensitive than the Move R3. If you're struggling to be able to afford either of those, then the next best one price wise is the VQ Blighty and the original Majority Petersfield (not the newly released Petersfield Go). The Roberts Sports DAB radios are also on par with the Blighty and Petersfield but is more expensive and surprisingly, the cheap Exmax (sold under many brands at cheap prices) can also stand up to them but its clear that it is built to a price. Before purchase, I would check Digital Radio UK's station checking tool and I would suggest that if it says you can get good reception for the station you want to listen to, a digital radio will work fine with very few, if any, dropouts for the aforementioned radios. If it says you can get fair reception, you'll get the odd dropout or two with the Move 2520 and a few more dropouts with the Blighty and Petersfield. But from my testing, not all radios are equal. Generally, radios with Frontier Silicon chipsets (all the radios mentioned above) do best but even then and even within brands, radios can perform differently. With Pure, the Move 2520 is better at medium and weaker signals than the R3 and both are better than the T4 when used as a pocket radio. The Pure radios perform better than the aforementioned radios even though they all use various Frontier Silicon chipsets. Dedicated pocket radios tend to work better than the personal pocket/tabletop hybrid ones when used as a pocket radio. But some pocket radios - namely the lesser known brand ones - perform very poorly in medium to weak signal areas to the point of being completely unusuable and they also tend to be (but not exclusively) on the cheaper side. It may be the reason why people have a negative view of DAB, for something that is vital - tuner sensitivity - this information is not easily available until I tested a variety of DAB+ pocket radios and publishing them online.

beastman

Which ones were the best of the ones you tested?

tgheretford

I've tested numerous pocket DAB radios for their sensitivity and reception for a project I have done as this information is not available to the public and reviews can be subjective to that individuals circumstances and location. The LHDAB17 seemed pretty good for the short time I had it compared to other radios I have tested. There was one showstopper that stopped me from keeping it - it does not support DAB+.

morrig

Wow mains powered going to need a heck of a cable especially if going out? Don't like the the ones with onboard battery as once they run out have to recharge and inevitably the battery gets weaker and weaker till the whole thing has to be dumped. Have a Roberts Sports DAB5 used daily for 2 years and with a pair of 2500Mah AA rechargeable's lasts over 16 hours full volume on a DAB station. Love it and reception is very good and sound excellent , costs twice the price of this one but worth every penny. Listening to LBC in house at the mo and getting 2bars signal out of 5 and perfectly clear all over the house..

DeWalt DCR020-GB Compact Jobsite DAB Radio £69.90 @ Amazon (Prime Exclusive)
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This Dewalt Dab Radio has been posted on here before for £89, and £79 but is now £69.90 (prime) It does work off mains power without battery Compact and robust DAB(+)/FM job… Read more
James.Crew

Free postage as order over £50

nbgrobbo

Free next daydelivery when you spend over £50

Kamicaol

Plus £6 for postage.

deleted801301

Nice, good price for a DAB (y)

James.Crew

You can get it here for £68.50 https://www.ukplanettools.co.uk/Products/Dewalt-Radios/DCR020-GB?gclid=CjwKCAjw4sLVBRAlEiwASblR-0jVVys2XoQIsJlQnW8ibPBNiUWxNZnR_K_pAv6iF3EMwn-Gv-U28BoCXGYQAvD_BwE

Baun DAB radio FM transmitter £20.99 @ aldi gateshead metrocentre
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Dab radio fm transmitter With aerial and mounting kit, I paid £35 on the day the deal came out. If these are fitted correctly they are perfect, cant compla8n about signal. The clo… Read more
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alrich

Do these have hands free calls as well?

tipsy1973

antonyi

They told me individual stores can put things on sale. I bought it for 29.99 in the end as it’s still cheaper than ebay/amazon etc. Will fit it at the weekend :)

SWERVE_79

£29.99 in my 4 local Aldis

gavin1

DAB reception can still be very variable, it would be no use for me as DAB signal quality is abysmal around me.

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