When the first Ruark R1 radio was introduced in England, the press dubbed it the Aston Marten of clock radios. The latest R1 Mk4 builds on this sterling reputation with a product that produces shockingly good sound for its size and includes a bluetooth connection, OLED display, and a beautifully shaped cabinet with real wood grill.
Ideal for the office, perfect in the kitchen, and a pleasure to wake up to in the bedroom, the new R1 brings style to any room. Hospitality software is available for hotel use which includes special features. Contact Us for details.
Using a precision moulding process, the gentle profile of the enclosure provides a perfect surface for the new Light Cream and Espresso finishes. Acoustic treatment ensures the enclosure is sturdy and acoustically inert, providing the ideal cabinet for the electronics and proprietary NS+ speaker.
With a heritage in high-fidelity loudspeakers, Ruark understands the complexities of enclosure and drive unit design, making sure that both are matched to each other. The latest neodymium NS+ driver, as used in the R3 and R5 models, provides a smooth and extended frequency response for impressive bass performance.
Driving the system is a punchy Class A/B linear amplifier for exceptional dynamics and combined with adaptive equalization, sublime sound is provided at all volume levels.
Enhancing the design further is a beautiful hand-crafted slatted wood grille. This brings added sophistication and creates a timeless Eames like vibe, but overall, the design is still unique and distinctly Ruark.
A crisp OLED display clearly shows time, alarm and program information. The auto dim feature adjusts to suit ambient light levels, making it a perfect bedside companion. Radio reception is excellent, and a Bluetooth receiver allows you to enjoy R1’s great sound when streaming from your phone or computer.
FM parameters can be set to suit Canada or US needs and a multilingual user interface makes R1 a truly international product. With a real time clock built in, time and date are kept active when power is disconnected or when transmitted data is not available.
The list of features continues, but other highlights include a USB-C charge/shuffle playback port, headphone output, switchable line input and of course the trademark Ruark RotoDial control system.