DAB – List of Digital Radios in the UK

This page provides information on the range of DAB digital radio receivers available in the UK.

 

DAB Digital Radio
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The following types of DAB radios are available:

Pure ONEWe recommend: The Pure One DAB Radio.

Good sound quality, easy-to-use digital radio.
See our Pure One Review. Available from Amazon

 

Portable DAB receivers

Designed for dining room tables, kitchens and bedrooms, these are commonly mains-powered (although some run off batteries too). Features vary, but portables are a common entry point to digital radio.


Acoustic Solutions DAB/FM Clock Radio (DRF400X)

Acoustic Solutions DAB/FM Clock Radio (DRF400X)

Details: Clock radio with DAB and FM radio. Sleep/snooze and headphone socket.

Available for £39.99 from Argos
(Cat No: 513/2038)


Acoustic Solutions Portal 2

Acoustic Solutions Portal 2

Details: Portable DAB and FM radio with digital display, stereo speakers, headphone and line output. Has 6 DAB and 6 FM presets. Comes with mains power adapter, and can run from 6 x ‘C’ batteries.

Available for £59.99 from Argos (Cat No: 500/3019)


Alba TRDAB2810

Alba TRDAB2810

Details: DAB/FM digital tuner with 20 station presets. Mains operated or requires 4 x C batteries.

Available for £19.99 from Amazon
Available for £29.99 from Argos


Alba TRDAB2820
Alba TRDAB2820 WHT

Details: DAB/FM PLL digital tuner with 20 station presets. Mains operated or requires 6 x C batteries.

Available for £49.99 from Argos


Alba TRDAB2830
Alba TRDAB2830 WHT

Details: DAB with FM. 20 station presets. Mains operated or requires 6 x C batteries.

Available for £34.99 from Argos
Available for £36.56 from ASDA online


BT Aviator 10M
BT Aviator 10M

Details: Stereo combined FM and DAB radio. Plays back MP3s via an SD or MMC Card. Has a 10 minute record and playback facility. The BT Aviator 10M incorporates all the functions of DAB technology complemented with innovative design and style and excellent stereo sound quality. 10 station presets. Built-in alarm clock, with snooze function. Both mains and battery operated.
Dimensions: 230mm x 100mm x 220mm
Outputs: Line Out & Headphone

Last seen for £59.99 from BT Shop


Bush Clock Radio DABCR2003
Bush Clock Radio DABCR2003

Details: Clock radio with orange backlit LCD display. Dimmer, 10 station favourites memory, Sleep and snooze facilities. Headphone and line out socket. Battery back-up system. Became available Oct 2003.

Available for £79.99 from Argos (Cat no: 512/7328)


Bush Clock Radio DABCR2003
Bush Clock Radio DABCR2004NEW

Details: DAB Clock Radio with FM. Auto time-set, scrolling test, headphone socket. Snooze & sleep functions. Became available mid-2005.

Available for £49.99 from Argos (Cat no: 513/0511)


Bush Home DABTR2003

Bush Home DABTR2003

Details: 2 line LCD integrated icon display. Auto time update function via DAB. 10 FM station presets and 10 DAB favourites presets. Stereo output, bass boost and electronic volume control. Carry handle. 3.5mm headphone socket. Mains or battery operated (6 x C type batteries). Became available Oct 2003.

Available for £59.99 from Argos (Cat no: 500/2955)


Bush Home DABTR2005

Bush Home DABTR2005

Details: DAB and FM. 10 station preset. Carry handle. 3.5mm headphone socket. Mains or battery operated (6 x C type batteries).

Available for £39.08 from ASDA online
Available for £49.99 from Argos (Cat no: 500/4599)


Creative Soundworks 500
Creative SoundWorks 500

Details: With FM. Alarm, Snooze and Sleep functions. 6 Presets, Mains or battery operated, headphone socket.

Available for £39.99 from Amazon


Crown CDR240
Crown CDR240 Portable DAB Radio

Details: With FM, Mains or battery operated, headphone socket.

Available for £55 – No supplier on file.


Ferguson FRG-120D
Ferguson FRG-120D

Details: Alarm clock function Listen to DAB or FM radio. Backlit LCD display. Stereo speakers. 8 station presets Battery or mains power.

Last seen for £99.99 from Dixons


Genus PR1i
Genus Pr1i

Details: Record, rewind and replay live radio 10 minutes of music inbuilt memory Alarm clock function DAB and FM tuner 10 station presets Clock Recording function

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Goodmans GCD200 Active DAB
Goodmans GCD200 DAB

Details: Goodmans GCD200 Active DAB Personal CD with Speakers. CD player with digital FM/MW and DAB tuner. 7 hours CD playback and 15 hours DAB using alkaline batteries. Line output socket. Can recharge standard Ni-Cad batteries. 10 pre-set service memories for DAB with auto set/tune function. More at www.goodmansdigital.co.uk

Available for £149.99 from Argos


Goodmans GCDR1930
Goodmans GCDR1930 DAB Clock Radio

Details: DAB clock radio, Dual alarm, Sleep & snooze function. More at www.goodmansdigital.co.uk

Available for £56.99 from Argos


Goodmans GCDR1955
Goodmans GCDR1955 DAB Clock Radio

Details: DAB clock radio, Dual alarm, Sleep & snooze function. More at www.goodmansdigital.co.uk

Available for £69.99 from Amazon
Available for £79.95 from Argos


Grundig Opus
Grundig Opus Radio LOWEST PRICE

Details: Mains-powered stereo DAB radio. LCD display and 10 preset station memories. Has headphone and stereo phono outputs. Became available in October 2003. Dimensions: 255 x 130 x 100 mm

Last seen for £44.97 at Currys


Hitachi KH1000D
Hitachi KH1000D

Details: Listen to DAB or FM radio, Preset your favourite 20 stations, Backlit LCD display.

Last seen for £79.99 from Dixons


Hitachi KH35D
Hitachi KH35D – DAB / FM / CD / MP3

Details: DAB and FM Wavebands Pause, rewind and record live radio 10 Station presets Bass Boost Battery & mains Line Out Function .

Last seen for £79.97 from Dixons


Hitachi CX500
Hitachi Cx500

Details:DAB/FM digital tuner 20 station presets,Programmable play.

Last seen for £79.99 from Dixons


Hitachi HC1000
Hitachi Kc1000 DAB CD Clock Radio

Details: DAB Digital radio, Digital FM/AM Tuner, Twin back-lit LCD display, Programmable CD player, Blue backlit display

Last seen for £99.99 from Dixons


Intempo KTB01
Intempo Digital KTB-01

Details: Alarm Clock, Sleep & Snooze, Dual band DAB & FM, Mains and Battery.

Manufacturers site: www.intempo-digital.co.uk

Available for £56.75 from Dabs.com
Available for £63.04 from ASDA online
Available for £79.99 from Argos


Intempo PG01
Intempo Digital PG-01

Details: DAB and FM stereo, mains-powered with alarm clock and ‘sleep mode’. Became available August 2003.

Manufacturers site: www.intempo-digital.co.uk

Available for £64.98 from Dabs.com
Available for £99.99 from Argos


Intempo RS01

Intempo Digital RS-01

Details: Alarm with selectable wake up mode (CD/Radio/Buzzer),
Snooze & Sleep
Dual alarm, two separate wake up settings
Stylish design with latest accent colours
Top Loading CD Player (CD/CD-R/CD-RW)
LCD screen with adjustable brightness setting
Real time clock with auto-update
Headphone socket & Remote control
Full range dynamic stereo speakers -1.2 watts RMS
8 presets (4 DAB & 4 FM)

Manufacturers site: www.intempo-digital.co.uk

Available for £71.95 from Dabs.com


Intempo TRS01

Intempo TRS-01

Details: At less than 4cm thick, the Intempo TRS DAB digital radio is both sleek and stylish. It’s also both mains and battery powered, with a 3.5mm headphone jack, so you can enjoy one of the 10 pre-set DAB stations all to yourself. And weighing just 40g, this Intempo digital radio is great to take anywhere.

Available for £39.99 from Amazon
Available for £39.99 from Currys.


LG LPCBM340
LG LPCBM340

Details: Portable CD player with DAB. 4 mode Equaliser, plays MP3/CD-R/CD-RW/CD, single logic CST Deck, AM/FM Tuner with RDS, remote Control.

Available for £129.99 from Amazon


Matsui R100
Matsui R100

Details: Digital audio quality DAB tuner Mains power 20 stations presets Stereo speakers .

Last seen for £34.99 from Dixons


Matsui R101
Matsui DAB R101

Details: Combined DAB and FM. Mains power. 10 stations presets. Stereo speakers. Clock. Headphone socket

Last seen for £39.99 from Dixons


MOSRC023 CD Radio
Ministry of Sound MOSRC023 CD Radio

Details: CD-R/RW compatible, Optical out, MW/FM with 40 presets, Line out, full remote control. Mains operated or requires 6 x C batteries (included).

Available for £149.99 from Argos


Morphy Richards Ordio DAB 27015
Morphy Richards Ordio DAB 27015

Details: FM RDS, 14 Presets, Line Out, RF F-Connector. Mains & battery operated

Available for £99.99 from Argos


Morphy Richards Ordio DAB Rewind 27016
Morphy Richards Ordio DAB Rewind 27016

Details: FM RDS, Rewind Up to 5 minutes, 24 Presets, Optical Digital Line Out, RF F-Connector. Mains & battery operated.

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Panasonic RFD1
Panasonic RFD1 Portable DAB Radio

Details: DAB/FM Radio with 20 station presets, clock and sleep timer.

Available for £99.99 from Argos


Philips AJ5100
Philips Aj5100 Portable DAB Radio

Details: DAB/FM Radio (with RDS). 20 station presets. Mains or battery operated, Bass reflex speaker system.

Available for £69.79 from Argos


Pure Bug

PURE’s The Bug / Bug Too RECORD DAB

The Bug Eyes Details: Pause, rewind & record live radio (Sky+ for radio!), Alarm clock, bug eye display, SD memory card compatibility, MP3 playback via SD card, USB port and 10 station preset.
Available in White or Graphite Grey.

 


Pure Chronos

PURE Chronos Clock Radio

Details: Clock radio, 10 presets, four settable alarms, sleep and snooze. Screen has dimmer

Available for £79.99 from Tesco.com


Pure Chronos II

PURE Chronos II Clock Radio

Details: Four Alarms, DAB and FM, Light sensor, Intellitext and TextScan for better radiotext. Upgradeable to DAB+

Available for £69 from John Lewis


Pure Elan

PURE DAB ELAN

Details: Portable, 16 preset stations, scrolling text display, Battery & mains powered.
Manufacturer’s site: Pure Digital

Available for £69.50 from Argos


Pure Evoke

PURE DAB EVOKE 1

Details: Portable, 6 preset stations, scrolling text display, Mains lead supplied.

Available for £89.99 from Argos


Pure Elgar

PURE EVOKE 1 ELGAR

Details: Portable, 6 preset stations, scrolling text display, Mains lead supplied. Special edition of the PURE EVOKE, in a high-lacquer cherry-wood veneer case with a striking white on blue scrolling LCD display. Launched April 2003.

Last seen for £109.99 at Currys


Pure Evoke 1XT
PURE EVOKE 1XT

Details: Alarm setting with station or tone selection, countdown timer for kitchen use, RF F-connector for 75 Ohm DAB aerial connection (telescopic aerial supplied). USB connector for software upgrades. Manufacturer’s site: Pure Digital

Available for £83.80 from ASDA online
Available for £89.99 from Argos


Pure Evoke2

PURE EVOKE 2

Details: Stereo. Mains or battery (6 x C batteries), 3.5mm socket for stereo analogue audio output. plus DAB optical output, 6 presets Date and time display. Launched April 2003

XT model available for £110.49 from Currys
Available for £119.99 from Argos

Pure Evoke Flow

Pure Evoke Flow RECOMMENDED

Another top radio from Pure, this one offers a wide range of stations as it has Internet radio, DAB and FM radio. Also supports podcasts, Listen Again and media streaming

Available for £125 from Play.com

 


Pure Move DAB

PURE Move DAB/FM

Details: Portable, 20 preset stations. DAB and FM, textScan (pause and scroll text), USB port. Headphone socket. Mains or rechargeable built-in battery.

Available for £89.99 from Argos


Pure One

PURE One

A full-featured DAB / FM radio – the One is available in three colours. It has 20 station presets, clock, timer, supports better handling of scrolling text and is powered either by mains or batteries. Has a USB socket, for software upgrades. Launched back in 2006, the Pure One continues to be a very popular radio. See our Pure One Review

Available for £54.99 from Amazon (Black, White or Pink)

Available for £57 from Tesco

Available for £58.69 from Argos (Cat no: 500/4575)


Pure Siesta

PURE Siesta DAB Clock Radio

Details: DAB and FM. Three alarms, Intellitext™ and SCAN™ for enhanced radiotext. Designed and manufactured with the environment in mind. Auto dimmer adjust brightness of display. Upgradeable to DAB+

Available for £49.97 from Tesco.com


Pure Sonus-1XT

PURE SONUS-1XT – with voice technology

Voice technology, alarm, snooze handle, record timers and a USB connection to support software updates. Uses unique iVOX technology to speak station names, the time and alarm settings – all in human voice. Also uses VET technology to ensure audio level of stations stats constant

Available for £94.99 from Amazon


Pure Tempus-1
PURE Tempus -1

Details: 2 x alarms, 9 x timers, snooze, sleep timer, USB connector for software upgrades, autotune, 10 presets, blue LCD display with variable brightness.
Dimensions: 210 x 175 x 110 mm
Manufacturer’s site: Pure Digital

Available for £99.99 from Argos


Relisys RDAB100
Relisys RDAB100

Details: Stereo combined FM and DAB radio. 10 station presets. Built-in alarm clock, with snooze function. Mains powered.
Dimensions: 13.7 cm x 17 cm x 13 cm

Found for £55 at Specialtech
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Revo Blik

Revo Blik RadioStation

This is a combined DAB digital radio, FM radio with RDS, and Wi-Fi internet radio. It’s also the first commercially-available radio to support the upcoming DAB+ standard. It has an alarm clock and allows you to plug-in your MP3 player.

More details on our Revo Radio page or at www.revo.co.uk

Available for £149.99 directly from Revo or from AdvancedMP3players


Revo Uno

Revo Uno

Stylish DAB radio designed in the UK. Features DAB, FM and an iPod speaker system. Has an alarm clock and is available in four colours. Mains-powered with stereo headphone socket. More details on our Revo page or at www.revo.co.uk

Available for £59.95 from AdvancedMP3players
Also available directly from Revo


Revo Pico

Revo Pico

The Pico from UK firm Revo features DAB, FM and an iPod speaker system. Powered either via the mains or by the built-in rechargeable battery. Splashproof and available in 3 colours. Optional remote and car charger available. More details on our Revo page or at www.revo.co.uk

Available for £79.95 from AdvancedMP3players.
Also available directly from Revo.


Revo Pico Plus

Revo Pico+

Similar to the DAB Pico above, the ‘plus’ model adds "timeshift" – the ability to pause, rewind and record live radio. The Pico+ supports SD memory cards for recording and you can play MP3 files. Powered either via the mains or by the built-in rechargeable battery. Splashproof and available in 3 colours. This model also includes a remote control and car charger. More details on our Revo Radio page or at www.revo.co.uk

Available for £99.95 from AdvancedMP3players.
Also available directly from Revo.


Roberts Gemini RD1

Roberts Gemini Rd1 Portable

Details: Records radio onto SD card, LCD display, clock radio alarm. Runs off mains, or 4 x D batteries. In stores from November 2003.
Dimensions: 260 x 195 x 130mm

Last seen for £189.91 at Currys


Roberts Gemini RD2

Roberts Gemini Rd2 Portable

Details: LCD display, dial tuning, 5 presets, clock. Runs off mains, or 4 x D batteries. Became available on the 30th October 2003.
Dimensions: 200 x 200 x 125mm.

Last seen for £129.99 from Currys


Roberts Gemini RD3

Roberts Gemini Rd3 Portable

Details: LCD display, dial tuning, 20 presets, clock. Runs off mains, or 6 x C batteries. In stores from October 2003.
Dimensions: 260 x 160 x 76mm

Available for £139.99 from Argos


Roberts Gemini RD5

Roberts Gemini Rd5 Portable

Details: A compact digital radio ideal for use around the home or in the office. Features: Search/manual tuning, 10 station presets, rotary control for station/menu selection, telescopic aerial, AC mains socket, external DAB aerial socket. Requires 4x D batteries

Dimensions: 200 x 200 x 125mm.

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Roberts Gemini RD6
Roberts Gemini Rd6 Portable

Details: LCD display, 10 presets, remote control, clock (which remains on), digital optical output. Launched in October 2003.

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Roberts Gemini RD7

Roberts Gemini Rd7 Portable

Details: DAB and FM (with RDS) receiver with PausePlus (up to 40 minutes of live pause), and rewind. 20 station presets, external DAB aerial socket, 120mm loudspeaker & tweeter for extra clarity. Mains or battery powered. Available September 2004.

Available for £119.99 from Argos (Cat No: 500/3215)


Roberts Gemini RD8

Roberts Gemini Rd8 Portable

Details: DAB and FM (with RDS) receiver with PausePlus (up to 40 minutes of live pause), and rewind. 10 station presets ,external DAB aerial socket, 120mm loudspeaker & tweeter for extra clarity. Mains or Battery powered.

Available September 2004, but no longer available


Roberts Gemini RD10
Roberts Gemini Rd10 Portable

Details: FM and DAB, FM RDS, Stereo line output socket, battery or mains operation via AC adaptor (included). Available in burgundy, green, blue and pink

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Roberts Gemini RD11
Roberts Gemini Rd11 Portable

Details: With PausePlus (up to 40 minutes of live pause), and rewind. Available September 2004.

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Roberts Gemini RD12

Roberts Rd12 Gemini 12 Portable

Details: 10 station presets, Line output socket, AC mains socket. Uses 6 x Lr14(C size) batteries. Alternate version RD12CFM is available, with a dedicated Classic FM Button

Last seen for £85. Try at Pricerunner or Kelkoo .


Roberts Gemini RD15
Roberts Gemini Rd15 Portable

Details: 5 station presets, Headphone socket, DC input socket, AC adaptor included, Uses 4x Lr20 (D size) batteries.

Available for £69.99 from Argos (Cat No: 500/3875)


Roberts Gemini CR26

Roberts Gemini 26 DAB Clock Radio

Details: 4 Alarms, 10 station presets, sleep/snooze, 16 x2 line display, Line output and headphone socket, AC mains socket. See our review on Gemini 26 page

Available for £69.99 from Currys


Roberts Gemini RD49
Roberts Gemini Rd49 Portable

Details: DAB /and FM (with RDS). Mains or battery powered. 10 station presets, Headphone socket.

Available for £59.99 from Argos (Cat No: 500/5048)


Sharp FV-DB1E

Sharp FV-DB1E DAB digital/FM radio

Details: DAB & FM tuner with 20 presets. Clock/ alarm/ Sleep function. Line & Optical digital output. Mains and battery (6 x C type) powered.


Sony XDRS1

Sony XDRS1 Portable DAB Radio

Details: DAB/FM/AM/LW . 40 station presets Optical output, Line in/out. Mains operated. Remote control

Available for £64.99 from Argos (Cat No: 885/9631)


Sony XDRS50

Sony XDRS50 Portable DAB Radio

Details: 10 station presets. Mains or battery operated.

Available for £49.99 from Argos (Cat No: 500/5024)


Teac SRL30

Teac SRL30

Details: 10 DAB and 30 FM station presets. 2 x 3" full range speakers. Blue backlit LCD display. Varnished maple cabinet, carrying handle


Teac SRL50

Teac SRL50 – CD & Remote control

Details: Plays CD and CD-R/RW, DAB/FM Stereo Tuner, 10 FM Preset Stations, Built-in subwoofer with variable control, Full function remote control

Last seen for £185. You could try Pricerunner or Kelkoo.


XFM C51
XFM C51

Details: Record, rewind and replay live radio 10 minutes of music inbuilt memory Alarm clock function DAB and FM tuner 10 station presets Clock Recording function

Last seen for £129.99 from Currys


Prices, specifications and offers are subject to alteration. Refer to the websites that we link to for latest prices, information and conditions

DAB receivers are available from: Tesco, Currys, Revo, and Argos.

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