Ruark Audio’s Multi-Room Foray
With just about every manufacturer releasing a multi-room audio product today, Ruark Audio, a proud U.K. family business, are not to be left behind with a firmware update allowing multi-room audio via their ever-popular R2 stereo system.
While new the R2 may look similar to previous models, the Mk.III incorporates technology which allows you to access your own music and broadcasts and discover new music in a variety of convenient ways.
Essentially a table-top radio with DAB+ capability, R2 Mk.III also features Bluetooth aptX streaming, Spotify Connect and WiFi capability for local network streaming.
Ruark Audio boasts that Mk.III also has “class leading sound quality”, and with a high contrast OLED display, USB charge and playback port, two switchable line inputs and an easy-to-use dual alarm system, it's the perfect companion for your bedside table.
Combine that however with the coming iOS and Android apps, and the latest firmware and users will be able to stream music and control multiple units from anywhere within the network's wireless range.
The Ruark Audio R2 features handcrafted metal casework. It will be available from mid-April in Rich Walnut veneer, Soft White and Soft Black lacquer, for $799 RRP.
Ruark Audio is distributed in Australia by Synergy Audio Visual.