Roberts R9921 reviews: Radio

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This radio is a good all rounder.

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7.3 out of 10 based on 3 reviews.
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Tim, Nether Wallop Casual listener

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Reception is good when running off new batteries, and tuning works pretty well across the SW bands
Bad points:
- Very short battery life
- Won't run off rechargeable batteries, presumably as their voltage is slightly lower than non-rechargeable batteries
- Very prone to interference from a mains power supply - this needs to be a high quality unit so no noise goes down the power lines. The Roberts one is quite expensive, we've tried a couple fo 3rd party ones we had around and they were no good
- there is no permanent memory of radio settings. When changing batteries, you only have 3 minutes, or your settings are lost, and if you run the batteries right down the settings are lost too.
Overall rating 4.0
Sound quality 5.0
Design 5.0
Performance 4.0
Value for money 3.0
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 21 May 2010

Dick, London

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Radio is compact and lightweight
Clock clear and always exactly right
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Design 10.0
Reception/Sound quality 8.0
Display 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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8 of 9 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 11 Oct 2007

Alessandro, Bologna - Italy

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Both RDS and alarm integrated. Stereo sound into headphone.
Bad points:
Even the Radio is based on RDS, the auto-search (find the best signal for the same station) feature is missing. It whould be very useful for people, like me, changing often town, to find quickly the preferred station already put in the memory.
Few buttons to directly select preselected station whould be also appreciated.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 7.0
Design 8.0
Reception/Sound quality 9.0
Display 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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7 of 8 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 10 Dec 2007

Product Features

Type of radio Portable
Radio tuner FM
Sound Output in Watts 25
Solar Power No
Dimensions (mm) 105x36x165
Station Presets 27
WiFi No
Release date 2004-03-04
FM tuner Yes
Battery Power Yes
Mains Power No

Also known as: RobertsR9921, Roberts Radio

 

Manufacturer's Description

The R9921 is one of the smallest radios in the Roberts World range at 165mm(w) x105mm (h) x36mm(d), this compact unit is ideal for the traveller receiving MW/SW/FM stereo wavebands ideal for the BBC WORLD SERVICE.


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