Roberts RD-55 DAB/FM

Fevzi Turkalp - The Gadget Detective joins Mike Mendoza

On Saturday mornings from 2.00 to 3.00am to answer your tech questions

and take a look at the latest from the world of Gadgets and Technology.

Gadget Detective on

Gadget of the Week

Roberts Gemini 55 FM RDS/DAB digital radio recorder



Receives both FM and DAB broadcasts

Stereo speakers

One touch record facility

Records DAB to a removable SD card

Can pause and rewind live Dab radio

Can copy MP3 files to and from the card via USB socket

Can operate form batteries or mains power

Auxiliary input socket for attaching iPods etc

Line output socket

Available in black or white

Good value for money





Sound quality is average

Cant receive AM broadcasts

Pause, rewind and record only available for DAB broadcasts

No timer controlled recording capability

No clock radio or sleep timer functions

Battery life bettered by some competitors




Best Price: c £90 inc. VAT


Star Rating: 7 Stars  Good features for the money, if you dont need timer control or best audio quality.