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You can get the Pure Evoke F3 from John Lewis at around £145 and from Amazon for the same price or less.





Pure Evoke F3 internet radio with DAB/DAB+ & FM

Pure have given internet radio a burst of colour with their latest F3 receiver, featuring a 2.4 inch colour screen for DAB slideshow and Spotify Connect track information, alongside details of your web radio station favourites.

(update 26 July 2016: it has been brought to our attention that the F3 will only access BBC podcasts, not the full range of listen again programmes available)

The Evoke F3 comes with Bluetooth A2DP connectivity, allowing you to stream music to the unit from your smartphone or tablet. The radio works wirelessly with a broadband connection and your router to give you access to a long list of 20,000 worldwide radio stations. Or, if you prefer to keep things terrestrial, a DAB (DAB+ compatible for futureproofing, earning it a digital tick), and FM tuner is fitted, so you can tune in to local and national stations broadcasting in the UK.
Pure Evoke F3 internet radio
Pure Evoke F3 with DAB, DAB+, FM and internet radio capability

Spotify Connect is also included, handy if you have a subscription and want to stream thousands of tracks using this popular music service. Complete with an easy-to-read 2.4 inch full colour TFT display and remote control, the Evoke F3 is also compatible with the BBC's on-demand service (update 26 July 2016: it has been brought to our attention that the F3 will only access BBC podcasts, not the full range of listen again programmes), allowing complete access not only to the Beeb's extensive podcast library, but also its huge catalogue of music radio shows from the past 28 days.

Choose from two alarms to wake you to internet or terrestrial radio. Hit any button on the Evoke F3 for a quick snooze of five minutes, or keep pressing to add an extra 5 minutes to your snooze time, for up to 30 minutes of extra winks. A sleep timer lets you drift off while the radio switches off from between 15 minutes to 1 hour, as you choose.

The Pure Select app lets you control the radio from your iOS or Android-based smartphone or tablet.

For quick hookups to a bigger hi-fi system, there's a 3.5mm audio out socket, while a 3.5mm headphone jack allows you to listen without disturbing others.

The Pure Evoke F3 is available at £130 - check below to find out where to get one, complete with a comprehensive three year warranty.

You can get the Pure Evoke F3 from John Lewis at around £145 and from Amazon for the same price or less.

Pure Evoke F3 supported formats and bitrates:

  • MPEG: 8kbps - 320kbps (this includes MPEG-1-Layer -III, MPEG-2Layer-III and MPEG2.5-Layer-III)

  • AAC-LC: 16kbps - 320kbps (M4A but not M4P) - media streaming only.

  • All PURE internet radios support DAB+


Pure Evoke F3 does not currently support:

  • WMA: 64kbps - 385kbps (WMA4, WMA7, WMA8 and WMA9, including support for VBR & CBR)

  • WMA Pro 10 radio streams or

  • WAV in media player mode.

  • All lossless formats such as Apple Lossless

  • AAC+ codecs. Some AAC M4A files use the AAC codec and some use the AAC+ codec, so be sure you're running the correct codec for your radio.






Also consider:
Pure Evoke F4 tabletop internet radio with DAB
Pure One Flow portable internet radio with DAB
Pure Sensia 200D Connect internet radio

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