RNIB digital radioHD13
This simple and easy-to-use radio has tactile buttons and voice prompts to help you use all the main features. It has an extra-large display with high-contrast characters, a message feature that can be used for reminders, and is compatible with USB sticks from RNIB’s Talking Book service.
With its sleek looks and intuitive design, this DAB+/FM radio is ideal for those who grew up with the BBC Home Service and for anyone with sight loss. The controls and buttons are tactile and easy-to-use – the buttons also give audible confirmation when pressed. The buttons for initial set-up and recording memos (for example, reminders to take medicines or for appointments) are concealed beneath a flap when not in use.
White text on the black display uses upper- and lower-case letters to make reading easier, while voice prompts can talk you through features such as tuning or recording a 10-second voice memo. The radio is pre-set in English, but you can change the language setting to German, French, Dutch or Norwegian.
Please note, the radio will not speak the station name, as this feature is not compatible with digital radios.
If you decide to stop playing a Talking Book or audio file and unplug your USB stick, the radio will automatically place a bookmark on the USB stick to remember the last played position so that you can resume play from there when ready.
The radio also has a temperature display with Low Room Temperature Alert option, dual alarm with Snooze function, a sleep timer and the option to pre-set three FM and three DAB+ stations as favourites.
Tuned for the spoken word, but you can adjust the equalizer options to suit what you’re listening too, for example, jazz, classical, pop or rock. This radio has two 3W RMS stereo speakers and a headphone socket. Supplied with a mains adaptor, but it can also run on batteries (4 × AA) if required. It also has a shaped carry handle.
- Easy-to-see DAB+/FM radio.
- High-contrast, tactile buttons with audio prompts.
- Large, easy-to-read LCD display with high contrast.
- DAB+ and FM RDS wavebands.
- Supports DAISY formats on USB stick.
- Can set up to six radio stations (three DAB+ and three FM) as favourites.
- Message feature allows you to record reminders.
- Voice prompts help with set-up.
- Station names are not spoken.
- Five language options (pre-set in English): German, French, Dutch or Norwegian available.
- Temperature display with Low Room Temperature Alert option.
- Dual alarm with Snooze function.
- Sleep timer.
- Headphone socket for private listening.
- Size: 12.8 × 33 × 20.6cm (5 × 12.9 × 8.1 inches)
- Weight: 1.47kg (3.24lbs)
Mains power adaptor supplied; can also be fitted with 4 × AA batteries (not included).
- Colour Black, White