Digital and Wi-fi Radios from Revo
Revo Technologies Ltd is a Scottish radio receiver designer that released one of the early in-car DAB radios a number of years back. Here, we look at their range of radios
Revo offers a range of stylish DAB and Internet radios. Products in their range include the Axis, Domino, Pico, Mondo, Heritage, and the Revo Blik.
Revo is based in Scotland, and all of their radios are designed in Britain.
Interview with Revo
In 2010, our podcast team caught up with Colin Urie, Director at Revo Technologies. We discuss the Revo range, and who you should consider getting a Revo Internet or DAB radio
The Revo Radio family
Below is a summary of the Revo DAB and wi-fi radio family:
Has a 3.5″ touch screen and supports DAB, DAB+, FM and Internet radio, for access to over 13,000 radio stations. Also has an iPod and iPhone docking station and an impressive sound. More details at www.revo.co.uk
Don’t be fooled by the old-school retro look of this radio – this can get over 11,000 DAB, DAB+, FM and Internet stations, and can stream audio wirelessly from your PC or Mac. It also has a connector for iPod and iPhone. With an alarm clock an 7 watt amp.
More information at www.revo.co.uk
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 at www.revo.co.uk
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 at www.revo.co.uk
Access to over 5,500 Internet radio stations. The Pico wi-fi has a built-in rechargeable battery, offering completely wireless access to Internet radio stations.
Uses your home’s wi-fi setup to access online stations. Supports Windows Media, Real Media and MP3 formats. Can be connected to an iPod and has FM radio. With infrared remote control. More details at www.revo.co.uk
This device connects to your hi-fi and adds Internet Radio. It supports access to over 5,500 radio stations from around the world. It has two standard RCA phono outputs, for connection to your AUX inputs on your hi-fi or home cinema.
Supports Windows Media, Real Media and MP3 formats. Connects to your wi-fi broadband Internet connection. Stylish unit with remote control, alarm clock and presets.
Revo Domino – DAB Radio
available in Black or White, this impressive radio supports Internet radio as well as DAB radio. It uses a special joystick for ease of navigating, and delivers a good sound and a wide range of radio stations. Supports iPod and iPhone. More details on the Domino range at www.revo.co.uk
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 at www.revo.co.uk
This is a combined DAB digital radio, FM radio with RDS, and Wi-Fi internet radio (easy access to over 9,000 stations from around the world). It’s also the first commercially-available radio to support the upcoming DAB+ standard. We looked at this in Show 24 of our podcast.
The Blik has an alarm clock and allows you to plug-in your MP3 player and use BLIK as a loudspeaker, and you can also use the Blik to stream music from your PC or Mac. This is an impressively flexible and powerful box offering probably the widest range of radio stations on a single box.
For more details on the Revo range, go to www.revo.co.uk