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Pure Contour

Pure Contour
alaScore 87

39 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Pure Contour is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 39 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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PURE Contour iPhone/iPod Dock and Internet Radio Review

 

If you store your music on an iPhone or iPod and also enjoy internet radio, the PURE Contour is a one of the nicer speaker systems that I've had the opportunity to review. It offers a dock for playing the music on an iPhone/iPod while also charging its...

Good sound ; Lots of audio options: iPod, Internet and network

Touch buttons for volumes are erratic ; Knit material over speaker show's lint and dust ; Remote does not allow iPhone/iPod menu navigation

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PURE Contour Internet Radio

 

As this is the first internet radio I've had, I cannot assess the comparative quality of the product. But on its own, I am satisfied with rich sound quality. Controls are fairly intuitive, but takes a bit of time setting up favorite channels of the...

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Pure Contour 200Di Air review

 

While the Contour 200i Air is ostensibly the big brother of the Contour 100Di, there's not quite as much family resemblance as you might expect.

Good quality sound ; Easy to set up AirPlay ; Decent price for AirPlay enabled speakers

Basic controls ; Not great sound quality

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Pure Contour review

 

Calling the Pure Contour an iPod dock is like calling your PC a word processor – it simply doesn't do it justice. Among its other talents are built-in DAB, FM and internet radio, as well as music streaming from PCs and Macs on your home network.

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Pure Contour review

 

Internet radios are gradually increasing in popularity thanks to the gargantuan selection of global radio stations that they offer access to and the Pure Contour goes one better by throwing a retractable iPod dock into the mix. Boasting the official...

Slick design, compact footprint, easy to use, great audio

Slightly temperamental touch controls

Room-filling audio, internet radio, music library streaming from your laptop, a pop-out iPod dock, a very cool design and a reasonable price tag make this a good buy

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Pure Contour Review

 

Philips and Logitech are long-standing players in the network audio market, but there's a new kid in town. Step forward The Contour.

The design of the PURE Contour won’t be to everyone's taste, but the audio quality is decent, the combination of DAB, FM, internet radio and iPod playback, plus of course the FlowSongs and The Lounge features distinguish it from the standard Wi-Fi iPod...

Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB):DAB+ / No
DIGITAL RADIO: DAB/DAB+/DMB / DAB
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio:No / Yes
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
Progressive Scan: No
RDS/EON: No
UPnP:UPnP
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Connectivity

Docking System:Apple Docking
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PMP Docking:iPod Docking
TYPE OF DOCKING:IOS DOCKING
USB Interface:No / Yes
W-LAN Connection: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
CD Player: No
CD Player / Recorder: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB):DAB+ / No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Internet Radio:No / Yes
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No

Loudspeaker

Wireless Speakers: No

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS: No
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