Sennheiser goes all old skool with the FM-only Tangent Duo

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tangent-duo-walnut.jpgYup – FM. No DAB in sight. This is the Tangent Duo clock radio, which features no digital display, no DAB, no card reader, and no iPod dock. Just a radio and a clock. Sennheiser are marketing this one as “For people who want a radio, not a tech-toy”.

I’ll staunchly defend tech-toys till the last man (or woman) falls, but gosh, this does look nice. I’ll admit that I don’t need an iPod dock, or OLED screen or anything first thing in the morning, but the analogue clock might confuse my poor sleep-addled mind. Still, given that one of the first things I do in the morning is grab my phone and read the news headlines, perhaps a dose of analogue upon waking would get me into gear just as well.

The Tangent Duo comes in five colours – Red, White, Black, Walnut and Oak. It features a clock, a manual tuning dial, headphone socket and…. caught you! An aux input for your MP3 player. Not so old-skool now, are we? Yours for £130. For just an FM radio, that’s rather steep…

Tangent Duo

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Duncan Geere
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  • Won’t people who buy one be a bit gutted when analogue radio gets switched off.
    Or is that not happening like it is to TV?

    • The government hasn’t decided yet, as far as I’m aware, but it’s under consultation.

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