Ruark Audio R1 Mk3 (Black) Portable Bluetooth/DAB/FM Radio

Ruark Audio R1 Mk3 (Black)

Portable Bluetooth/DAB/FM Radio

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”The R1 Mk3 boasts an improved design, awesome audio and faultless usability - its charms are hard to resist...”– ‘What Hi-Fi’ – 5 Star review.

Premium quality digital radio – with Bluetooth streaming

Designed as a superior quality radio for your bedroom, in the kitchen or at your desk, the R1 MK3 brings Ruark quality to compact audio. Featuring a digital DAB radio, with the back-up of FM, plus Bluetooth streaming and a line input, the R1 MK3 has the true multi-source functionality of a much larger music system.

DAB and FM radio
With a choice of DAB, DAB+ and FM, the R1 is well equipped for tuning into a wide range of radio stations both here and abroad. DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) gives access to the widest range of stations in the UK, in crisp and clear digital sound quality. DAB+ is available across countries European countries and offers even higher levels of sound quality. In case your favourite stations aren't available in DAB, then this Ruark radio is also equipped with an FM tuner.

Wireless Bluetooth connection
As well as just a radio, the R1 MK3 lets you stream music via Bluetooth. Connect up your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth music source and you can effortless stream your stored music or streaming music services such as Spotify and Tidal.

AUX in and USB charge
Connect up another source, such as an MP3 player or iPod by using the AUX 3.5mm input. Also featuring a USB charging socket, the radio charges your smartphone. Stream some music before you go to sleep, plug in overnight and wake up to a phone that's charged and ready to go - no other charger required!

Add the optional BP2 battery pack and use it anywhere
You can make the R1 MK3 even more flexible by adding the optional Ruark BP2 BackPack II. Add the optional rechargeable battery and the R1 becomes fully portable. With a battery life of up to 8 hours, the Ruark is ideal for longer stints outside or as a radio in the bathroom. Charge time is around 5 hours.

Luxurious wood and lacquer finishes
Ruark have a long held reputation for producing some of the finest wood-finished speakers and the R1 MK3 is no exception. Using real wood veneers and soft lacquer finishes, immaculately wrapped around a curved cabinet, the R1 MK3 is as good to look at as it sounds.

Enjoy Ruark sound, wherever you are, with the flexible R1 MK3.

6 Year Guarantee
£14.95 Fully refundable if unused

Add our 6 Year Guarantee to your basket when you check out. We'll cover your items for 6 years and give you your money back if unused.

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

 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.
”The R1 Mk3 boasts an improved design, awesome audio and faultless usability - its charms are hard to resist...”– ‘What Hi-Fi’ – 5 Star review.

Premium quality digital radio – with Bluetooth streaming

Designed as a superior quality radio for your bedroom, in the kitchen or at your desk, the R1 MK3 brings Ruark quality to compact audio. Featuring a digital DAB radio, with the back-up of FM, plus Bluetooth streaming and a line input, the R1 MK3 has the true multi-source functionality of a much larger music system.

DAB and FM radio
With a choice of DAB, DAB+ and FM, the R1 is well equipped for tuning into a wide range of radio stations both here and abroad. DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) gives access to the widest range of stations in the UK, in crisp and clear digital sound quality. DAB+ is available across countries European countries and offers even higher levels of sound quality. In case your favourite stations aren't available in DAB, then this Ruark radio is also equipped with an FM tuner.

Wireless Bluetooth connection
As well as just a radio, the R1 MK3 lets you stream music via Bluetooth. Connect up your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth music source and you can effortless stream your stored music or streaming music services such as Spotify and Tidal.

AUX in and USB charge
Connect up another source, such as an MP3 player or iPod by using the AUX 3.5mm input. Also featuring a USB charging socket, the radio charges your smartphone. Stream some music before you go to sleep, plug in overnight and wake up to a phone that's charged and ready to go - no other charger required!

Add the optional BP2 battery pack and use it anywhere
You can make the R1 MK3 even more flexible by adding the optional Ruark BP2 BackPack II. Add the optional rechargeable battery and the R1 becomes fully portable. With a battery life of up to 8 hours, the Ruark is ideal for longer stints outside or as a radio in the bathroom. Charge time is around 5 hours.

Luxurious wood and lacquer finishes
Ruark have a long held reputation for producing some of the finest wood-finished speakers and the R1 MK3 is no exception. Using real wood veneers and soft lacquer finishes, immaculately wrapped around a curved cabinet, the R1 MK3 is as good to look at as it sounds.

Enjoy Ruark sound, wherever you are, with the flexible R1 MK3.
Brand Ruark
Colour Black
Power Output - Watts per CH 9
Headphone Output Yes
Aux Input Yes
Dimensions HxWxD (mm) 170 x 130 x 135
Bluetooth Yes
DLNA Compliant No
USB Yes - device charging only
Digital Audio Output No
Weight (KG) 1.8
Rechargeable Battery optional
Clock/Alarm yes
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth it. This was expensive but I'm glad I upped my budget. Mine's in the kitchen. Sound is brilliant and the combination of functions is just what I wanted. I'm considering buying the battery pack so I can use it outside for BBQs act.
Date published: 2020-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality radio Just bought this radio and love it. Really easy to use, great sound quality. I had not heard one previously, so took a gamble on it. Looks great in black. Paid extra for the battery pack, which I’d expensive but offers the flexibility and is a neat add-on. Works well with the DAB radio, which is so easy to set up, and also with Bluetooth for streaming music. A great purchase and would buy again!
Date published: 2020-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks good, sounds good and does you good. Purchased via Telesales but wrong colour arrived (black and not walnut). However, black looked better and despite the very best efforts of Richersounds to swop it over I decided to keep it! I already had an R5 in walnut but the black looks better in the kitchen. I purchased the battery pack at the same time so now I can have music in the garden and garage as well. Not the cheapest of portable radios but the quality is on a different level.
Date published: 2020-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality DAB radio. This Ruark is a great little radio and is perfect in our kitchen and as an alarm radio on the bedroom. Great sound and easy to operate.
Date published: 2019-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Surprisingly good sound quality for its size! I am very pleased with my Ruark R1 radio. The sound quality is surprisingly good for a compact mono system. It is also very easy to operate and the design is a bit of a classic.
Date published: 2019-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound from such a small unit. Bought this radio as the Cambridge go radio couldn’t be repaired Easy to set up and the reception far better than the go radio. Bluetooth is easy to set up. Neat design the Davidlinley version is £1295! ,I am not in that league! Very pleased with the help given by Sheffield Richer sounds.
Date published: 2019-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I was looking for. I bought the Ruark R1 clock radio as I was fed up with the poor quality sound of my clock radio. I couldn't find anything that sounded good but still would fit on my bedside cabinet. The sound is wonderful for it's size, the alarm wakes me up and is easy enough to turn off before it wakes the whole neighbourhood.
Date published: 2018-12-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great sound For a small unit it fiils the room with great sound
Date published: 2017-10-18
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Ruark Audio R1 Mk3 (Black) is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 8.
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6 Year Guarantee
£14.95 Fully refundable if unused

Add our 6 Year Guarantee to your basket when you check out. We'll cover your items for 6 years and give you your money back if unused.

Fully refundable if unused

6 YEAR GUARANTEE COSTS JUST £9.99 ON ALL ITEMS UNDER £100, OR 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE ON ANYTHING OVER £100.

We think you’ll agree that our 6 Year Guarantee offers fantastic value. What’s more, if you don’t use it in the 6 year period, we’ll refund the cost of it. You really can’t say fairer than that!
Plus, if we can't fix a fault, we will give you a replacement.
Find out full details here.

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

 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.