The Gift of Great Sound is a beautiful one, there’s nothing like listening to your favourite record or favourite track on a great sound system and Ruark Audio have you covered this Fathers Day.
So to cover all budgets we’ve picked our 3 favourite’s, and we know it’ll definitely make and Dad very happy this fathers Day…
Ruark Audio R1 Tabletop Radio – RRP $449
The Ruark R1 harnesses advanced audio performance and delivers impeccable sound quality. Easy to use the R1 is complemented by refined design and exquisite finishes, which make it an aesthetically pleasing addition to the home. Featuring Ruark’s signature RotoDial control system and an OLED display, offers a control interface that is both intuitive to makes navigation and settings simple. Enhanced features that increase performance and usability, the R1 includes DAB+ 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, plus 10 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.
Ruark Audio MR1 Mk2 Bluetooth Speaker System – RRP $699
An advanced Bluetooth stereo speaker system, the Ruark MR1 features a fixed integrated grille, clad in an attractive British sourced fabric that enhances the acoustic performance of the speakers. Smooth to the touch, the Ruark MR1 exudes style and features Bluetooth with apt-X that allows audio to be streamed and played wirelessly though the MR1 with CD like sound. An optical input allows add-on devices such as Chromecast to be easily connected, but significantly the Ruark MR1 makes a brilliant sound system for flat panel TVs, making viewing a much more enjoyable experience.
Additionally the AUX input allows any device with a headphone or analogue output to be simply connected, but in particular they are a perfect partner for the recent resurgence of turntables, making a super stylish compact playback system. The MR1 also works with Ruark’s BackPack II power pack, meaning that the speakers can be freed from the mains power socket and used outdoors or around the home.
Ruark Audio R7 Radiogram – RRP $4,299
Inspired by 60s contemporary design, the R7 is a beautiful and iconic piece that boasts stunning looks and amazing audio. A revolutionary music centre in the true spirit of a classic radiogram, the R7 is sure to reignite a passion for music and radio. Fearuing DAB/DAB+/FM and internet tuners, the R7 is capable of receiving radio stations globally and the high performance CD player plays both standard and MP3 disks. Offering wireless streaming, the R7 also features Bluetooth and DLNA Wi-Fi for streaming music from compatible phones, tablets, computers or NAS music servers. A custom, ultra-black high contrast fluorescent display makes reading source information clearly legible, even from afar and the RotoDial ‘radio link’ remote control allows all sources and functions to be accessed with ease.
With infrared communication, this remote does not need to be aimed during operation, allowing users to operate the R7 from afar, including from an adjoining room. Also for convenience, the R7 includes discrete buttons on the front panel, which operates and controls the radiogram if the remote is lost or not at hand. Featuring switchable analogue and digital inputs, users can connect auxiliary devices such as a TV, DVD player, turntable or even a games centre, making it a central sound source for all your audio-visual needs; the ultimate home entertainment system. Also on the rear panel is a USB charge port which will charge most Smartphones and Tablet computers and will also maintain their charge whilst streaming to the R7.
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Happy Fathers Day!
by Arrnott Olssen
Editor Rogue Homme