Roberts RD-50 CFM Radio

Fevzi Turkalp - The Gadget Detective joins Mike Mendoza

On Friday 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 RD-50 CFM  Retro Styled DAB/FM Radio



Can run from batteries (4 x D cells) or mains (mains adaptor supplied)

Picks up both DAB and FM radio stations

PausePlus feature allows you to pause live radio broadcasts for up to 40 minutes

Excellent Rewind facility allows you to listen again to something just broadcast

Large 16 x 2 character LCD display with orange backlight

RDS station name display on FM Stations

Good sound quality

High build quality

Has Line out and headphone sockets



Mono speaker only

1950s retro styling is not to everyones taste

Top mounted display is not viewable from most listening positions

No AM radio reception

No memory card slot for recordings

No memory preset buttons

Not cheap




Best Internet Price: c £130 inc. VAT


Star Rating: 8.5 Stars  - Excellent fusion on new technology and retro design. A classic.