Ruark Audio R5 (Grey) Wireless Music System

Ruark Audio R5 (Grey)

Wireless Music System

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Refurbished £799.95 RRP £999.00

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The product is described as refurbished.This means an item has been repaired following a customer return.
ALL CLEARANCE ITEMS ARE FULLY GUARANTEED FOR 12 MONTHS and are in good working condition, but may have visible minor marks such as light surface scratching or signs of handling and cleaning. Please note that extended guarantees are not available on these products. All essential accessories are included, although alternative packaging may be used.

”For those who want an uncompromised stack of functionality, convenience, a unit that will fit with your interior decor, and for decent sound, the Ruark R5 delivers in spades.” ’Trusted Reviews’ – Recommended

The stylish system that connects to all

No longer do you need a bulky system to connect it all – beneath its sleek lines, the Ruark R5 has room for plenty. Streaming via Spotify Connect (with Premium account), Amazon Music, Deezer and Tidal are all on hand. The wi-fi and Ethernet connection also streams Internet radio. If you’d prefer, there’s DAB/FM radio and a quality CD player. An HD Bluetooth connection lets you stream music from your smartphone or tablet or, if you prefer a wired connection there’s also a USB interface. With digital and analogue inputs, it’s also easy to connect a wide range of other sources, including TV and turntable.

Streaming star
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 R5 gives you access to a near limitless range of music. If you enjoy listening to radio from around the world, Internet radio services, including catch-up services are also on hand.

CD player
Unlike many other compact systems, the R5 features 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. It also plays back MP3, AAC and WMA encoded music discs.

DAB and FM radio
With a choice of DAB, DAB+ and FM, the R5 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 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.

HD Bluetooth connection
Featuring the latest high resolution Bluetooth audio technology, the R5 offers a top quality local wireless connection. Bluetooth connectivity usually means a loss in sound quality but, thanks to the R5’s aptX HD output, Bluetooth wireless sound is better quality than ever. Working up to 24 bit/48kHz, the R5 offers Hi-Res audio to beat CD – cable-free. Just pair with a compatible smartphone or tablet.

Multi-room ready
Download the Ruark LINK app and you’ve not only got effortless control but also the ability to create a multi-room system. Compatible with the MRX, R2 Mk3 and R7 Mk3 models, you can use any combination of these systems around your home and control them all via the LINK app. Available for Apple iOS and Android devices, the app lets you play the same music all around your home or different music, at different levels in individual rooms.

Connect it all – including your TV and turntable
Perfect for giving your TV a boost in quality, the R5 features a digital optical input. Link it up and you’ll enjoy a boost to the sound that matches the very best sound bases. A built-in phono pre-amp means you can also wire up your (MM) turntable, plus another line level source – such as a voice-controlled device. With the USB socket, you can playback music on your smartphone while simultaneously charging it. Line level and headphone outputs are also standard.

Highest quality sound
Packed into this compact case is a top quality audio system. Ruark Audio stereo speakers are matched to a built-in, active subwoofer for a powerful, spacious sound. The 90 watt amplifier provides plenty of oomph, even in larger rooms. For an even more spatial sound, 3D sound processing pushes the sound further out into the room. Bass, treble and loudness controls let you fine-tune the system to suit.

Alarm and remote
With a built-in alarm, the R5 makes a superior quality 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. The stylish RotoDial remote control mirrors the unit’s controls for intuitive control.

Luxurious wood and lacquer finishes
Ruark have a long held reputation for producing some of the finest wood-finished speakers and the R5 is no exception. Using real wood veneers and soft lacquer finishes, immaculately wrapped around a curved cabinet, the R5 is as good to look at as it sounds.

Don’t compromise on the sound or features when choosing a stylish system – with the Ruark R5 you can have it all.
”For those who want an uncompromised stack of functionality, convenience, a unit that will fit with your interior decor, and for decent sound, the Ruark R5 delivers in spades.” ’Trusted Reviews’ – Recommended

The stylish system that connects to all

No longer do you need a bulky system to connect it all – beneath its sleek lines, the Ruark R5 has room for plenty. Streaming via Spotify Connect (with Premium account), Amazon Music, Deezer and Tidal are all on hand. The wi-fi and Ethernet connection also streams Internet radio. If you’d prefer, there’s DAB/FM radio and a quality CD player. An HD Bluetooth connection lets you stream music from your smartphone or tablet or, if you prefer a wired connection there’s also a USB interface. With digital and analogue inputs, it’s also easy to connect a wide range of other sources, including TV and turntable.

Streaming star
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 R5 gives you access to a near limitless range of music. If you enjoy listening to radio from around the world, Internet radio services, including catch-up services are also on hand.

CD player
Unlike many other compact systems, the R5 features 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. It also plays back MP3, AAC and WMA encoded music discs.

DAB and FM radio
With a choice of DAB, DAB+ and FM, the R5 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 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.

HD Bluetooth connection
Featuring the latest high resolution Bluetooth audio technology, the R5 offers a top quality local wireless connection. Bluetooth connectivity usually means a loss in sound quality but, thanks to the R5’s aptX HD output, Bluetooth wireless sound is better quality than ever. Working up to 24 bit/48kHz, the R5 offers Hi-Res audio to beat CD – cable-free. Just pair with a compatible smartphone or tablet.

Multi-room ready
Download the Ruark LINK app and you’ve not only got effortless control but also the ability to create a multi-room system. Compatible with the MRX, R2 Mk3 and R7 Mk3 models, you can use any combination of these systems around your home and control them all via the LINK app. Available for Apple iOS and Android devices, the app lets you play the same music all around your home or different music, at different levels in individual rooms.

Connect it all – including your TV and turntable
Perfect for giving your TV a boost in quality, the R5 features a digital optical input. Link it up and you’ll enjoy a boost to the sound that matches the very best sound bases. A built-in phono pre-amp means you can also wire up your (MM) turntable, plus another line level source – such as a voice-controlled device. With the USB socket, you can playback music on your smartphone while simultaneously charging it. Line level and headphone outputs are also standard.

Highest quality sound
Packed into this compact case is a top quality audio system. Ruark Audio stereo speakers are matched to a built-in, active subwoofer for a powerful, spacious sound. The 90 watt amplifier provides plenty of oomph, even in larger rooms. For an even more spatial sound, 3D sound processing pushes the sound further out into the room. Bass, treble and loudness controls let you fine-tune the system to suit.

Alarm and remote
With a built-in alarm, the R5 makes a superior quality 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. The stylish RotoDial remote control mirrors the unit’s controls for intuitive control.

Luxurious wood and lacquer finishes
Ruark have a long held reputation for producing some of the finest wood-finished speakers and the R5 is no exception. Using real wood veneers and soft lacquer finishes, immaculately wrapped around a curved cabinet, the R5 is as good to look at as it sounds.

Don’t compromise on the sound or features when choosing a stylish system – with the Ruark R5 you can have it all.
Brand Ruark
Colour Grey
USB 1
Weight (KG) 9.5
DLNA Compliant Yes
Remote Control yes
Bluetooth Yes
Internet Radio Services Yes
Smartphone control Yes
Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 520 × 300 x 142
Wi-Fi Built In yes
CD Player yes
Power Output - Watts per CH 90
Tuner Radio DAB+/DAB/FM
Phono Input Yes - MM
Optical Digital Inputs 1
Audio Outputs 1
Headphone Output Yes
Tone Controls Yes
Loudness Control Yes
Analogue RCA Inputs 1
Internet Radio yes
Clock/Alarm yes
Text Display yes
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Sound and loos great! My R5 was delivered yesterday (18th September). Absolutely delighted with it. Been through all the genres I enjoy - opera, classical, rock, jazz and speech radio - and completely impressed with the performance in all. My first Ruark purchase was the R1 about a month ago. I was so taken with the look and sound of this super radio, that with a significant birthday on the horizon, I thought what could be better than to invest in the R5?Simply superb.
Date published: 2020-09-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Almost perfect The R5 looks and sounds amazing however when using the multi room feature it quite often drops the sound for several seconds at a time. The user guides could be improved.
Date published: 2020-08-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Outstanding sound system I had a very capable sound bar system for my lounge but wanted something that could work wirelessly and also play CD’s. Great all rounder, very impressed with the sound across all of its range. Added an R3 too which is outstanding.
Date published: 2020-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well pleased! I first saw a Ruark R5 in a friend's house last year, and was immediately impressed by the sound and look of it. I bought one about a month ago to replace my old stereo separates system. Definitely no regrets, I'm well pleased! The sound is really good, it looks good and saves space, and less wires. The sound is nice and clear, even at low volume. The loudness setting gives a punchy bass sound even at low volume, and with the loudness turned off I was surprised that the bass still had presence and clarity. I mostly listen to jazz and classical music, and really appreciate hearing detail in the music.
Date published: 2020-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive sounds and capabilities I had an R2 Mk3 for a while which I really liked, so decided to replace my old mini unit with an R5 and buy another R2 Mk3 for another room to create a multi-room system - overall it has been a very successful 'project'. I liked the sound and features of the R2 but was not expecting the significantly improved sound quality from the R5 - far more detail, effective bass, immersive listening. I like the unusual but effective remote. The only downside is that the treble is a bit directional, so you may need to position the unit pointing towards where you normally listen. Multi-room functionality works really well when you get your head around it - perhaps clearer instructions needed?
Date published: 2020-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Forget everything else! I purchased the R5 for the lounge and the MRX for my sons bedroom. This machine is the best Hifi unit you can buy. I looked at Naim audio initially, but it’s nowhere near as good. It sounds incredible and is so easy to connect to. Hours and hours of enjoyment with your favourite drop of whiskey.
Date published: 2020-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound and good looks Clarity of sound for both the spoken word and music is excellent. It was easy to set up and is easy to use. I like that the remote is the same design as the main operating ‘button’ on top, and that it feels good and sits easily in the hand. The dove grey is unobtrusive and fits in better than I had hoped; I did not want yet more wood veneer in the setting. My only slightly negative comment is that the size of the screen text is so small that it is difficult to read from any distance (I have good distance sight, too!), so the remote is best suited to controlling the source you are in rather than for changing source. All in all, very happy that I finally took the plunge and bought it!
Date published: 2020-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only hi - fi you will ever need! Absolutely delighted with my R5. Features, design and build quality is second to none. Sound quality is simply stunning. Beautifully detailed and sweet midrange with sumptuous bass there when you need it but not overpowering. A beautiful piece of kit. Breathes new life into my CD collection - I love it. Thank you Ruark!
Date published: 2020-06-24
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Online Clearance Item

Refurbished £799.95 RRP £999.00

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20%

 

Remember, this is a clearance item and therefore condition and accessories/promo items supplied may vary.
The product is described as refurbished.This means an item has been repaired following a customer return.
ALL CLEARANCE ITEMS ARE FULLY GUARANTEED FOR 12 MONTHS and are in good working condition, but may have visible minor marks such as light surface scratching or signs of handling and cleaning. Please note that extended guarantees are not available on these products. All essential accessories are included, although alternative packaging may be used.

Ruark Audio R5 (Grey) is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 77.
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