Pure have just launched their Élan RV40 DAB/FM portable radio with a number of cool technologies to make your radio listening more 21st century.
It’s not just live TV that gets the pause/rewind/replay treatment – the ReVu technology allows live radio to be paused for up to 30 minutes and played back. Intellitext gives access to broadcast text that some stations send out, and textSCAN which can pause and control that text.
Up to 20 station presets, a mixture of DAB and FM stations, can be stored which should be ample for most listeners. There’s even a USB interface for ‘adding new features as they become available’.
The Pure website has a useful station checker, which will list the DAB stations currently available in your postcode area.
The radio itself looks pretty good, curved and finished in a graphite
effect. It has two 3" drive unit speakers plus headphone and stereo
outputs. It runs from the mains or battery (6 x C batteries or an
It’s available now for £89.99.
Pure Digital web site