92 of 97 people found the following review helpful
Understand this is a portable lightweight unit & therefore "a compromise" radio & you'll be fine!,
This review is from: Pure One Mi Series 2 Portable DAB Digital and FM radio - White (Electronics)
We have numerous Pure brand Dab radios, having tried others they are my first choice all round as someone who has years of experience working with sound.
I prefer the weight & therefore sonic ability of a wooden cabinet wrap which really adds to the overall tone of a speaker unit, this is PLASTIC, & therefore the pocket size doesn't want to drag you down, therefore it's a shallow speaker in a plastic casing, this means less able sonically, however if you truly want portability & are prepared to lower your sonic expectations this will be fine, there are plenty of times when I wish i'd got something I could just wander down the street with & listen to the last 5 minutes of a programme scenarios, in which case this will do me well.
Nor do I want to resort to the discomfort of ear buds, I wish to stick a radio on a stable surface & potter around.
Good for sheds, workshops, out & about (with a battery chargepak).
Not good for beard stroking audiophile fella's (myself included) as a main unit, it simply won't cut it.
The FM operation will give you lots of extra battery life compared to dab which sadly is power hungry, so if opting for a batterypack TRY to limit volume in order to eke out more hours, & charge every day to ensure longevity.
As a little unit with tinnier sound than a higher price unit I can forgive it, the 2 year pure warranty is excellent & having had to call upon their service in the past for another (different radio) I can only state they have a customer for life.
it's not a £120 dab so don't expect it to be, this is the low end of a serious brand (Pure are very good software encoders typically & part of a very big business) resulting in good signal & software upgradability typically.
This'll do for me as a "sound or silence" model.
Good brand, good service.