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The Roberts Classic DAB can be powered by either the mains or batteries and comes with a carry strap. It's Roberts' most affordable DAB radio yet - giving you access to digital radio stations for under £40. Sub-£50 radios generally produce disappointing sound quality in our tests, however, so we were interested to see how the Classic DAB measures up.
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Roberts Classic DAB

  • Launch date: Mar 2011
  • Type: Portable
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Specification
Battery operable Yes
Pause and rewind No
Mains supply Yes
Model type Portable
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