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- Manufacturer reference: DAB
- ASIN: B00945UZ3O
- Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 30 Aug. 2012
- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (131 customer reviews)
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High gain indoor DAB radio aerial with screw on F type connector + free right angle adaptor
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- High gain
- Can be hidden behind curtains, pictures ect..
- better DAB signal
- upto 70% better signal
- Will offer full refund inc postage if it doen't work for you
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High gain indoor DAB aerial. One of the best indoor aerials on the market and will improve signal by upto 70%. no power needed, supplied with screw on F type connector, simply plug in and start getting the signal you deserve This aerial out performs all overs including powered boosters. Full refund given if not happy so what have you got to loose except bad DAB signal!! FULL MONEY BACK INCLUDING POSTAGE IF NOT HAPPY!! Now with free right angle adapter with solid center pin.
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Freeview comes via a high gain rooftop aerial, DAB is a very hit and miss affair with precise location of the radio making all the difference, but I had a Yamaha mini system in a fixed shelf location and a Roberts portable that simply had to be balanced on a pile of books (and a chicken sacrificed) before it worked.
Intermittent burbling on all four of my DAB radios (I won two otherwise I'd come to the conclusion they're not really worth owning here) simply a fact of life. (the others a Revo Pico and a Pure Oasis Flow are on window ledges in optimum locations and weather permitting seem to function 80% well 90% of the time.
Posty arrived half an hour ago with two of these (took risk and saved on postage)fitted one to the fixed Yamaha and another to the Roberts which now has to be in a fixed location (the only drawback I can see with these).
Roberts in a location where it worked badly is now working well (though I need to see what happens when the next Atlantic High comes in) Yamaha in a location where signal sweeps previously picked up no DAB now working well.
and who knows one day may be DAB might almost be as good as FM.
PS DAB car radios!!! in Snowdonia!!!! yer 'avin a laff
Location: Ground floor, Kitchen, possibly poor location for signal, see FM readings.
Listed below are the Before and After Signal Strength readings. The manufacturers mark "5" (out of a maximum of 16) as "adequate" for good reception. As you see, with the supplied metal telescopic aerial, I've had to use this radio in FM only for several years. After fitting the Rouse Electronics aerial, the radio is now fully usable in DAB mode. The right-angle adaptor had to be removed as the connector is recessed into the back of the radio.
DAB, Before and After: 61 stations
Preset - Station Name - Before - After Signal Strength (adequate: "5", full scale: "16")
1 - BBC Local Radio - 0/1 - 15
2 - BBC Radio 2 - 2 - 10/11
3 - BBC Radio 3 - 2 - 9/10
4 - BBC Radio 4 - 2 - 10/11
5 - BBC World Service - 1 - 9
6 - Classic FM - 0/1 - 14
1 - BBC Local Radio - 4/5 - 7/8
2 - BBC Radio 2 - 6/7 - 7/8
3 - BBC Radio 3 - 4/5 - 5
4 - BBC Radio 4 - 3 - 3
5 - as preset 1
6 - Classic FM - 4/5 - 5
Conclusions: slightly improves FM, great improvement for DAB, and probably even better results if this radio was located elsewhere. A PURE DAB radio on the first floor picks up 84 stations. However, this aerial has enabled me to use this radio in DAB by default, so I'm well pleased with the result. Thanks.
So I get this aerial and plug it in...
First off I got no reception at all. Dismay!!
Then I notice the connector middle wire is not quite straight - so I fixed this and tried again. Now I get a signal, full strength. However - as I now tightened up the screw connector I lost the signal again. The whole thing seemed very critical to this connection to the back of my radio. With some perseverance (maybe a couple of minutes) of jiggling the connector until the signal reappears, then tightening up a bit, I eventually got it fully tightened with the signal at full strength.
Now - its wonderful. I have perfect full strength reception on the DAB channels. Beautiful clarity.
I wrote this review because of the problems I had getting the aerial to work initially. Apparently due to the signal strength being very sensitive to the connection at the radio itself. This may be that there is a fault with my radio? I don't know. Anyway - the point is if you don't get an immediate brilliant result, then persevere. A little light jiggling of the connector at the back of the radio made all the difference for me.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
really excellent, i now get a good signal where previously i had none. Many thanksPublished 8 months ago by Hummingbird
Does exactly what is says on the tin. My DAB tuner sounds great with this indoor antenna and my system.Published 10 months ago by Ian, London
make sure you get the correct adaptors, otherwise you won't be able to use this...like me.Published 11 months ago by mike collum
Still in my area isn't great with signal but well worth the money as is a good sonic improvement on attached aerial supplied with my Ruark R4i .Published 12 months ago by James howard