'World's first' internet bedside radio from PureSiesta Flow DAB radio has choice of 365 alarms
22 October 2009
Pure has announced the internet-connected Siesta Flow - a new addition to its DAB radio range.
The Siesta Flow is claimed by Pure to be the world's first internet-connected bedside radio, and joins other models in the Siesta range that Which? has reviewed.
One of the unique selling points of the Siesta Flow is the ability to choose from 365 different alarm tones - one for each day of the year if you choose to vary your wake-up call on a daily basis.
Pure internet radio
According to Pure, alarm tones include sleigh bells, a school bell, grandfather clock, fog horn, police siren and a submarine ping.
Pure is even trying to cater for those who have trouble sleeping, by providing 'a unique selection of Pure Sounds to relax you to sleep or wake you in a positive frame of mind'.
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The Siesta Flow includes both FM and DAB tuners, plus is upgradeable to future DAB+ services. The internet radio function connects to your home Wi-Fi network, and can play podcasts, listen again content such as BBC iPlayer radio programmes, and streamed music from other networked devices.
Useful additional functions on the Siesta Flow include the Pure PowerPort that provides power for USB bedroom accessories. Pure says that such diverse items as mobile phone chargers, reading lights, bedside fans and cup warmers can draw power from the radio - solving the problem of having insufficient mains power sockets near your bed.
It features a large auto-dimming display, touch-sensitive controls, four quick-set alarms, sleep and snooze timers, 30 DAB/FM presets and an auxiliary input for an iPod or MP3 player.
The Pure Siesta Flow will be available before Christmas for £99.99.
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