Pure Chronos iDock

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Gadget of the Week

Pure Chronos iDock DAB/FM Stereo Clock Radio with iPod dock



Receives both Dab and FM broadcasts

Displays RDS data from FM stations

Stereo speakers

Listen or wake to your iPod whilst it charges

Four independent alarms, with wake to iPod, tone, DAB or FM

Compatible with a wide range of iPod models including the latest iPod Classic (80GB, 160GB), iPod Nano 3rd Generation (video) (4GB, 8GB), and iPod Touch (8GB, 16GB)

Large snooze button

Sleep timer

Good green credentials thanks to low-power standby

3.5mm Aux input

Remote control included




Build quality is average, unit feels light rather than substantial

Sound quality is adequate but Pure do make better sounding units

Lightweight construction means unless held, the unit moves backwards when front mounted buttons are pressed

Limited functionality via the remote control


Good Internet price: c £90


Star Ratin  7.5 Stars