Roberts launches first solar-powered DAB radio


Roberts has announced its solarDAB radio, which it claims is the world’s first solar-powered DAB radio. Seems like an idea that should’ve been done already, but apparently not.

The radio contains a solar panel which either powers the radio directly, if the sun is strong enough, or recharges the internal battery. When out of daylight, a fully charged battery can run the radio for up to 27 hours, and the radio can also be used and charged via the mains…