Ruark Audio R3 (Walnut) Wireless Music System

Ruark Audio R3 (Walnut)

Wireless Music System

In stock
£629
”The more time you spend using the Ruark, the more sense it makes.” ’AV Forums’ – Recommended.

Compact in size, big on features

Compact and sleek, the Ruark R3 still has all the features you need, and more. Connect to the Internet and stream services such as Spotify Connect (with Premium account), Amazon Music, Deezer and Tidal. The wi-fi and Ethernet connection also streams Internet radio. In addition, there’s DAB/FM radio and a quality CD player. A Bluetooth connection lets you stream music from your smartphone or tablet or, if you prefer a wired connection there’s also a USB-C interface. With digital and analogue inputs, it’s easy to connect a wide range of other sources, including a TV.

Stream your favourite music
Connect up to your Broadband connection via wi-fi or Ethernet and stream all the music you want. Compatible with popular services such as Spotify Connect (with Premium account), Amazon Music, Deezer and Tidal, the R3 gives you access to a near limitless range of music. If you enjoy listening to radio and podcasts from around the world, Internet radio services, including catch-up services are also on hand. Finally, UPnP connectivity lets you connect to a DNLA compatible music server, for personal music library playback.

CD player
For full compatibility with your treasured discs, the R3 is equipped with a built-in CD player. This high quality player lets you play all your existing discs without the need to transfer them to a storage device. The multi-format player is compatible with CD-R, CD-RW, MP3, WMA and AAC (320 Kbps) encoded music discs.

SmartRadio Tuner
As well as Internet radio, the R3 is equipped with a DAB/FM tuner. DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) gives access to the widest range of stations, in crisp and clear digital sound quality. In case your favourite stations aren't available in DAB, this Ruark radio is also equipped with an FM tuner.

Wireless Bluetooth connection
High quality Bluetooth aptX connectivity gives you near CD quality sound, wirelessly. Connect your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth music source and effortlessly stream your stored music or streaming music services.

Connect more
Perfect for giving your TV or games console a boost in quality, the R3 features a digital optical input. Link it up and you’ll enjoy a boost to the sound that easily beats most TV’s built-in speakers. RCA phono inputs are ideal for connecting analogue sources – such as a turntable with built-in phonostage, or even a cassette deck (RCA phono outputs are also standard). For a direct connection with your HiRes player, smartphone or computer, there’s also a USB-C connection for playback and charge.

Top quality sound
It might be small, but that doesn’t stop the R3 from offering top quality sound. The Class A/B amplifier delivers 30 watts for dynamic music delivery. Combined with the Ruark neodymium NS+ speakers, you also get the perfect balance between detail and refinement, making this a very natural-sounding system.

Alarm and remote
With its OLED display, large format clock and built-in alarm, the R3 makes a premium bedside system. The easily programmed, dual alarm comes with a wide range of features, including once, daily, weekday and weekend settings plus snooze and sleep timers. An infrared remote control is also supplied.

Luxurious wood and lacquer finishes
Ruark have a long held reputation for producing some of the finest wood-finished speakers and the R3 is no exception. Using real wood veneers and soft lacquer finishes, immaculately wrapped around a curved cabinet, the R3 is as good to look at as it sounds.

Get a fully equipped system, that doesn’t compromise on sound or style, with the Ruark R3.

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£62.85 Fully refundable if unused

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Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
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We offer 6 month interest free options. Call your local store or our Telesales team for details

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

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All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
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T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.

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”The more time you spend using the Ruark, the more sense it makes.” ’AV Forums’ – Recommended.

Compact in size, big on features

Compact and sleek, the Ruark R3 still has all the features you need, and more. Connect to the Internet and stream services such as Spotify Connect (with Premium account), Amazon Music, Deezer and Tidal. The wi-fi and Ethernet connection also streams Internet radio. In addition, there’s DAB/FM radio and a quality CD player. A Bluetooth connection lets you stream music from your smartphone or tablet or, if you prefer a wired connection there’s also a USB-C interface. With digital and analogue inputs, it’s easy to connect a wide range of other sources, including a TV.

Stream your favourite music
Connect up to your Broadband connection via wi-fi or Ethernet and stream all the music you want. Compatible with popular services such as Spotify Connect (with Premium account), Amazon Music, Deezer and Tidal, the R3 gives you access to a near limitless range of music. If you enjoy listening to radio and podcasts from around the world, Internet radio services, including catch-up services are also on hand. Finally, UPnP connectivity lets you connect to a DNLA compatible music server, for personal music library playback.

CD player
For full compatibility with your treasured discs, the R3 is equipped with a built-in CD player. This high quality player lets you play all your existing discs without the need to transfer them to a storage device. The multi-format player is compatible with CD-R, CD-RW, MP3, WMA and AAC (320 Kbps) encoded music discs.

SmartRadio Tuner
As well as Internet radio, the R3 is equipped with a DAB/FM tuner. DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) gives access to the widest range of stations, in crisp and clear digital sound quality. In case your favourite stations aren't available in DAB, this Ruark radio is also equipped with an FM tuner.

Wireless Bluetooth connection
High quality Bluetooth aptX connectivity gives you near CD quality sound, wirelessly. Connect your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth music source and effortlessly stream your stored music or streaming music services.

Connect more
Perfect for giving your TV or games console a boost in quality, the R3 features a digital optical input. Link it up and you’ll enjoy a boost to the sound that easily beats most TV’s built-in speakers. RCA phono inputs are ideal for connecting analogue sources – such as a turntable with built-in phonostage, or even a cassette deck (RCA phono outputs are also standard). For a direct connection with your HiRes player, smartphone or computer, there’s also a USB-C connection for playback and charge.

Top quality sound
It might be small, but that doesn’t stop the R3 from offering top quality sound. The Class A/B amplifier delivers 30 watts for dynamic music delivery. Combined with the Ruark neodymium NS+ speakers, you also get the perfect balance between detail and refinement, making this a very natural-sounding system.

Alarm and remote
With its OLED display, large format clock and built-in alarm, the R3 makes a premium bedside system. The easily programmed, dual alarm comes with a wide range of features, including once, daily, weekday and weekend settings plus snooze and sleep timers. An infrared remote control is also supplied.

Luxurious wood and lacquer finishes
Ruark have a long held reputation for producing some of the finest wood-finished speakers and the R3 is no exception. Using real wood veneers and soft lacquer finishes, immaculately wrapped around a curved cabinet, the R3 is as good to look at as it sounds.

Get a fully equipped system, that doesn’t compromise on sound or style, with the Ruark R3.
Brand Ruark
Colour Walnut
Clock/Alarm yes
Text Display yes
Power Output - Watts per CH 30w
Tuner Radio DAB+/DAB/FM
Phono Input No
Optical Digital Inputs 1
USB Input USB-C
Audio Outputs 1
Sub Output No
Headphone Output Yes
Tone Controls Yes
Remote Control yes
Bluetooth Yes
Internet Radio Services Yes
Analogue RCA Inputs 1
Wi-Fi Built In yes
CD Player yes
Weight (KG) 5.3
DLNA Compliant Yes
Smartphone control Yes
Freq Response (Hz) 40 - 20,000
Speaker Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 420 x 220 x 167
Power Consumption - Standby 2
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent sound system. An Ideal radio for listening to classical music as on Classic FM.
Date published: 2021-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features I have had my Ruark for a few weeks now, really impressed with how it sounds. This unit replaced a Bose unit that I had for 15 years. Another feature I really like is how easy it is to use. Very happy with my purchase. Kind regards Darren
Date published: 2021-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great System I bought it about 3 months ago and I'm really happy with this new system
Date published: 2021-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best I've ever bought. Had this radio for about a month now and the sound quality is really impressive. My hearing isn't as good as it might be these days but I can hear everything really clearly. Very easy to set up and adjust the sound to suit my needs. Wonderful stuff!
Date published: 2021-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb sounds! I am delighted to this music system. Much to my surprise I found it straight forward to get it going!
Date published: 2021-04-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from The problems with the R3 music system I found there was too much faffing around navigating through, menus, sources, to presets etc. I played a CD and I could not retrieve the disk without having to press the CD eject button several times. I note other users have had failure to eject problems. In my opinion the sound stage of this system is no better than players like Roberts and Pure, which cost roughly half the price of R3. I got so fed up with this item I returned to the retailer and got a full refund.
Date published: 2021-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks terrific I'm with my new Ruark! It's sound is so clear rich and mellow. It's great that I can play music from my phone through the system and a bonus that it acts as a soundbar for the TV. I love using it and it looks great too.
Date published: 2021-04-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Sooooooooo disappointing I only listened to this at a shop and it was enough not to buy. Clear sound maybe but no base, no depth - so disappointing. Even the little R1 radio sounded better. Try the R5 - much much better sound and worth the extra. Bose Wave far superior sound and a bit cheaper - but a few less facilities. Now do I go with the R5 and the extra facilities, wireless add ons or another Bose Wave but with pedestal?. Decisions. I do like the R5.
Date published: 2021-04-23
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Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 14 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Free UK delivery on orders over £50

Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call your local store or our Telesales team for details

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.