Digital radios: Compare features & prices Roberts Record R review

The Record R DAB FM model from Roberts comes with a feature that lets the listener record radio onto an SD card, as well as pause and rewind live radio for up to an hour. Is this digital radio worth turning back time for?
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Sensitivity We gradually reduce the DAB signal to find out which radios are most sensitive to picking up weaker signals. A high score here will not guarantee DAB reception as there is not currently full UK DAB coverage, but the best models stand a better chance of being able to pick up slightly weaker DAB signals. Subscribe
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Roberts Record R

  • Launch date: Nov 2011
  • Type: Portable/tabletop
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