The Roberts Revival iStream2 is a thoroughly modern radio- with DAB/ DAB+ advanced Wi-Fi internet radio features- wrapped in a nostalgic 1950s style retro case.
Wi-Fi connectivity gives you access to thousands of radio stations from around the world through internet radio. And you can listen to your favourite stations wherever you are, all you need is access to a Wi-Fi internet connection. You can also stream your personal music collection directly from your laptop or, if you have a Spotify Premium account, you can use Spotify connect.
Browsing stations is really simple thanks to on-screen radio station listings that are automatically updated and conveniently sorted into country or genre. All you need to get started is a broadband internet connection with a wireless router.
You can control your internet radio listening from you smartphone, with the free ConnectR application, which acts as a remote control for your Wi-Fi radio. Using your smartphone you can connect to either one or several Roberts internet radios and control them all wherever they are in the house via your wireless internet connection.
A retro styled radio with its eye on the future- the Roberts Revival iStream 2.
|Compatibility||Spotify Connect compatible|
|Finish ||Black, Duck Egg, Pastel Cream or Dove Grey|
|Networking||Dual-band WiFi (802.11b/g/n/a)|
|Power supply||Battery or mains operation via AC adaptor (included) |
Uses 4 x LR20 (D size batteries – not included)
|Presets||30 station presets|
|Sockets ||Aux in (via 3.5mm minijack - for iPod/MP3 playback) |
USB in (for MP3/WMA/FLAC/AAC playback)
Line out (via 3.5mm minijack)
Headphone out (via 3.5mm minijack)
|Tuner||DAB/DAB+/FM RDS and WiFi internet radio|
|W x H x D (mm) ||260 x 155 x 125|
|Weight (kg) ||1.7|
||What HiFi 5 Stars
"If you want a radio with good looks and handful of neat features, you can’t go wrong here." "Tonally, the sound is well balanced."
whathifi.com Nov 2014