Ruark Celebrates 30 Years with Limited Edition R1 DAB+ Radio

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Ruark Celebrates 30 Years with Limited Edition R1 DAB+ Radio

DAB+ takes your radio listening experience to another level and now with more coverage than ever, the third generation Ruark R1 DAB+ radio should be on your Christmas wish list.

Ruark's limited edition R1 tabletop radio celebrates three decades of rich audio heritage and exceptional craftsmanship.

At first glance the R1 may resemble previous generations of the design. Scratch beneath the surface however, and you will discover that every model has been painstakingly and completely redesigned.

Featuring the very best in terms of technology, the R1 tabletop radio includes DAB, DAB+ and FM transmission, as well as a Bluetooth receiver to quickly and easily stream music wirelessly from a range of handheld devices, making it the perfect tabletop and bedside companion.

Ruark R1 30 Limited Edition Red

There's also a comprehensive dual alarm and USB charge port. For those wanting the convenience of being able to pick the R1 up and take it with you, the addition of Ruark’s optional CarryPack and BackPack transforms the R1 into the perfect portable partner.

Philip Sawyer, Managing Director of Ruark's Australian distributor, Synergy Audio Visual told StereoNET:

The R1 Tabletop Radio is the perfect companion for absolutely anyone who loves music and appreciates design. The special edition R1 to mark the 30th anniversary will make a stunningly beautiful, stand out piece in any Australian home.

The Limited Edition R1 '30' comes finished in a vibrant ‘Swiss Red’ soft lacquer finish and is subtly embellished with an intricate commemorative badge machined into the cabinet to celebrate the company’s 30 years of delivering class-leading sound and beautiful design.

Also available within the range is the classic rich walnut, soft black and soft white. As with other R1s, the anniversary edition features a bespoke RotoDial control system and an OLED display, offering a control interface that Ruark says is crystal clear and intuitive to use.

Features

  • Class leading sound quality
  • DAB, DAB+ and FM Tuner
  • Bluetooth receiver for wireless music streaming
  • New intuitive Rotodial control system
  • High contrast OLED display with large format clock
  • USB charge port for charging smartphones etc
  • Ten station presets for both DAB and FM
  • Switchable auxiliary input for MP3 and other audio devices
  • Adjustable treble and bass settings
  • Loudness function for improved sound at low levels
  • Stereo headphone output
  • Easy-to-use comprehensive dual alarms
  • New Soft Red finish with 30th anniversary plaque
  • Dimensions: H170 x W130 x D135 mm
  • Weight: 1.5kg

The Ruark R1 '30' Limited Edition is available now for $449 RRP.

Ruark is distributed in Australia by Synergy Audio Visual.

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StereoNET's Founder & Publisher and still buried deep in the review room auditioning everything from docks to soundbars, amplifiers to headphones. Marc also founded Melbourne's International HiFi Show.

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