A Christmas Gift from Synergy Audio the Ruark R1

We’re always on the look out for cool and unusual gift ideas that stand out from the pack, and this uber cool speaker from Ruark and available at Synergy Audio is a definite Rogue Homme pick.

Synergy Audio Visual Presents the Ruark Audio R1 Tabletop Radio

Maintaining its unique trademark style, the third generation R1 Tabletop Radio harnesses technological advances in audio performance to deliver impeccable sound quality and ease of use, complemented by refined design and exquisite new finishes it’ll definitely be a stand out.


Externally, the R1 Tabletop Radio offers consumers a choice of real wood lippings and veneers in three tasteful options: black, white or rich walnut lacquers. The signature RotoDial control system coupled with the OLED display, offers a control interface that is both intuitive to makes navigation and settings simple. The R1 also has matching accessories such as the stylish CarryPack and BackPack, so that music lovers can enjoy high quality sound wherever they are.

Internally, the R1 Tabletop Radio has enhanced features to increase performance and usability: DAB+ for clear radio and a Bluetooth receiver to stream music wirelessly from enabled devices. Other features include a comprehensive dual alarm and a USB charge port to charge Smartphones on the go. Removable telescopic aerial, a headphone socket and a switchable line input. Ten channel presets allows users to chop and change desired radio channels quickly and easily, plus the loudness function allows for improved sound at low levels.

“Maintaining classic style and integrity whilst enhancing features and capabilities, and never once compromising audio quality and performance, Ruark Audio has created an absolute masterpiece with wide-ranging consumer appeal”, said Philip Sawyer, Managing Director, Synergy Audio Visual.

“The R1 Tabletop Radio is the perfect companion for absolutely anyone who loves music. It is easily transportable and aesthetically pleasing, and will definitely take pride of place in any setting, making you the envy of all your friends”, he added.

Availability and Pricing

The R1 Deluxe Tabletop Radio is available from Myer and leading hi-fi stores Australia-wide for RRP$449.00

Makes someones Christmas a music files Christmas this year with the Ruark R1…

by Arrnott Olssen
Editor Rogue Homme

Key Features

  • Class-leading sound quality
  • DAB, DAB+ and FM Tuner
  • Bluetooth receiver for wireless music streaming
  • New intuitive RotoDial control system
  • High contrast OLED display with large format clock
  • USB charge port for charging smartphones etc
  • Ten station presets for both DAB and FM
  • Switchable auxiliary input for MP3 and other audio devices
  • Adjustable treble and bass settings
  • Loudness function for improved sound at low levels
  • Stereo headphone output
  • Easy-to-use comprehensive dual alarms
  • Finishes: Rich Walnut veneer, Soft White and Soft Black lacquers
  • Dimensions: H170 x W130 x D135mm. Weight: 1.5 Kg
  • Optional black and tan leather CarryPack and BackPack (for outside listening)