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The Pure Evoke-1S is a portable DAB/FM radio with an input for iPod/MP3 player and a light sensor that adjust the display brightness to suit the room although it's not kitted out with bedside radio features like a snooze function. Still, it has a kitchen timer button and is available in cherry veneer or maple case versions.
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2011-08-10 19:28:02.12 wrote:
Expensive battery but excellent product
Very pleased with this product. I bought a similar style radio from John Lewis in the past but the Pure Evoke has a much better reception.The only downside was the expensive rechargeable battery price circa £30. I would recommend this product and was considering buying one as a gift for an elderly relative.
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5/3/2013 7:30 PM GST
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2011-08-09 16:33:16.08 wrote:
Andrew
Very good reception but I found the sound was horrible and difficult to listen to. There is a striking "honk" centred around 200Hz but quite wide and giving a muddy, booming baritone, if not bass. It's especially noticeable when the sound is turned low such as in the middle of the night in the bedroom. The bass reflex port seems to make little difference. Very disappointing.
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27/12/2012 5:35 PM GST
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philip.beaumont wrote:
Philbee
Excellent products, have had various versions up to the current Mio and all feature superb sound (compare side by side with competitors- they all sound very tinny). Reception is also very good-again superior to competitors when placed in identical locations. Controls are very intuitive and easy to use and build quality solid.
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22/11/2012 2:55 PM GST
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yumyumyum wrote:
Delectable sound quality
We've got the Mio Lava version of the Evoke (see http://www.pure.com/images/productpages/mio/lava.jpg) and in my experience it holds its own against Bose products in terms of sound quality (which is saying something). The sound quality does not dip when the volume is pumped up. We use the Aux In slot for our ipod. Presets are easy to use and there are lots of DAB display options that can be fun to cycle through in an idle moment. The display does shimmer randomly (and a bit spookily) so I'm not convinced it really know how light/dark it is. The suede-effect cover seems to be at perilous risk of staining but has resisted so far. Love it.
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22/1/2012 10:02 AM GST
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percyuckiah wrote:
Very boomy sound
I found the sound very boomy. When I queried this with Pure, I was told the following- "There is no EQ on this model. The only thing I can suggest is the bass reflex port on the back makes quite a difference, if the bass is coming out and reflecting off a wall this can make the bass exaggerated."
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5/4/2011 2:07 AM GDT

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