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A capital radio - at a price.

Advantages: Looks good, feels good, sounds good.
Disadvantages: No flashing lights whistles and bells for geeks; the cost.

...I grew up with transistor radios. So the Roberts Revival reminds me of my childhood. It looks like the sort of radio your Mum bought to listen to Radio Caroline or the early days of Radio 1 on crackling medium wave. It has a chunky, well built feel, ma ...

GrimTweaker 24.08.2003 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Roberts Revival 250 (R250)

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robert revival r250 radio

Advantages: portable, easy to use, looks good!
Disadvantages: batterys dont have a long life, price

...(FM/MW/LW) Solid wood cabinet, selection of finishes, some at extra cost Battery or mains operation (takes 4 aa batteries) Authentic 1950s styling Tone Control Headphone Socket if you buy any of the roberts revival radi ...

hoppopotamus 16.08.2006 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Roberts Revival 250 (R250)

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Roberts Revival radio

Advantages: best quality radio ever
Disadvantages: none at all

I have always liked the Roberts radios and when they brought out this range I was very pleased to get one as a birthday present. Well made,durable and solid made to last for years.I think what sets them apart from other radios is the sound quality crys ...

rosekitten 23.01.2005 ˇ Read full review
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Roberts R250: style over substance?

Advantages: Design, solid cabinet
Disadvantages: Audio performance, durability, price

There's no denying that the design of this radio is appealing. In my opinion, however, there are better radios for less money on the market. The sound quality is rather disappointing, being quite weak and flat. Closer inspection reveals that the speake ...

MrPGReview 19.11.2010 ˇ Read full review
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Great looking radio, Roberts R250

Advantages: Great to look at.
Disadvantages: Pricey.

My mum and dad purchased one of these a number of years ago and over time I grew to really like it so decided that I´d get one myself. I opted for the pale blue version of it. I suspect that the one my parents had was an earlier model to the one I purch ...

lisalouhamish 24.10.2008 ˇ Read full review
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