Ruark Audio R3 (Walnut)

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Ruark Audio R3 (Walnut)

Wireless Music System
£629
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We’re here for you 7 days a week!

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  • Video calls
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Buy now, pay later available in-store or by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 and 10-month options.

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For purchases over £500, you can settle the balance in 6 months, and in 10 months on purchases over £1000 and pay no interest whatsoever. If you settle part of your loan in the deferral period you won’t pay interest on that part. You can still pay off the loan sooner if you make additional payments. If you’d rather spread the cost over 36 months, you can set up a loan repayment plan when the payment-free period comes to an end at 19.9% APR representative. 19.9% interest. A one-off settlement fee of £29 will be applied. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. Richer Sounds Limited acts as a credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance acts as the lender. Click for eligibility criteria or to Find out more.

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Spread the cost over 6 months on this wireless music system. Available from our stores by appointment, phone or video call or from our telesales team. No deposit required up-front, pay the balance in full before the end of the period 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. Richer Sounds Limited acts as a credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance acts as the lender. Click here for more info. Offer excludes Clearance, Refurbished and Open Box products.


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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.
Smart Features
Smartphone control
Yes
Connectivity
Analogue RCA Inputs
1
Audio Outputs
1
Bluetooth
Yes
DLNA Compliant
Yes
Headphone Output
Yes
Optical Digital Inputs
1
USB Input
USB-C
Wi-Fi Built In
Yes
Audio
Frequency Response (Hz)
40 - 20,000
Power Output
30w
Power Output - Watts per CH
30 - 59
Tone Controls
Yes
Features
Alarm/Clock
Yes
Internet Radio Services
Yes
Number Of Presets
10 presets in each mode
Text Display
Yes
Tuner Radio
DAB+/DAB/FM
Energy Consumption
Power Consumption - Standby
2
Dimensions
Dimensions WxHxD (mm)
420 x 167 x 220
Weight
Weight (KG)
5.3
Accessories
Remote Control
Yes
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good! Difficult to believe such a small unit sounds so good, derailed, good bass. Looks good, too. It replaced a much larger hi fi.
Date published: 2021-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great piece of compact equipment. Purchased two weeks ago and still getting used to new technology , but so far I have found set up to be very easy. Sound is fantastic for such small speakers ,I was totally surprised by sound quality. Started using Spotify and connection and set up took only a couple of minutes and so easy. Also using internet radio for the first time and listening to American blues stations. Faultless operation and so many stations to tune into. Highly recommend the Ruark R3 and will look at small Ruark speakers to complement the R3 in a different room
Date published: 2021-10-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice quality compact unit Purchased in August to replace a 30-year old Sony hifi system. Sadly there aren't many good quality units out there these days that also feature a CD tray. The R3 is compact, light, has many features and good sound quality, particularly for classical music.
Date published: 2021-10-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worth the money - almost Overall I'm very pleased. Excellent sound quality, but I found the treble too bright so turned it down to -4. I could have done with far more presets for the internet radio, and with 0-9 buttons on the remote for quick track access on CDs. Why stop at 1, 2 and 3 on the remote? Controls on the unit itself feel clunky.
Date published: 2021-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy set up Easy set up, great looking, good clear sound! Yes a few more presets on remote would be handy but not really essential.
Date published: 2021-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Walnut finish suits our decor First class performance on all the many features. Enjoying Bluetooth, Dab, FM and CD functions. Great sounds and easy controls. Thank you.
Date published: 2021-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact radio and CD player Good sound quality as expected as I already have two R1. Found the setting up of the presets more challenging than on previous model. However easy to use once the setup complete. Pleasing appearance fitting well into modern apartment.
Date published: 2021-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comprehensive music options ! It’s really early days but I am particularly enjoying classical piano and slowly working through my long “lost” library of a wide mixture of music on cd ! The CD player is pretty particular as to which discs it will play ! Although they appear to be clean it skips over some whole discs
Date published: 2021-10-09
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6 Year Guarantee

£62.85 - 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 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.

Buy now, pay later available in-store or by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 and 10-month options.

Call your local store or our telesales team for details

For purchases over £500, you can settle the balance in 6 months, and in 10 months on purchases over £1000 and pay no interest whatsoever. If you settle part of your loan in the deferral period you won’t pay interest on that part. You can still pay off the loan sooner if you make additional payments. If you’d rather spread the cost over 36 months, you can set up a loan repayment plan when the payment-free period comes to an end at 19.9% APR representative. 19.9% interest. A one-off settlement fee of £29 will be applied. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. Richer Sounds Limited acts as a credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance acts as the lender. Click for eligibility criteria or to Find out more.