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Roberts MP53

Roberts MP53
alaScore 82

269 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 269 reviews of Roberts MP53. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Roberts MP53 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 256 user reviews of Roberts MP53 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on

93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Roberts MP53 Sound 53 CD/DAB/FM Digital Sound System with Dock for iPod-Black

May, 2016

Expert review by: Edward Chester (

Roberts Sound MP-53


Roberts branches out from the radio market and produces a cracking all-in-one sound system.

Below the display sits the only control (bar the CD eject button) on the unit itself, which has a black anodised machined metal finish. This is the volume dial that also doubles as the power button when pressed. As with the rest of the device this...

May, 2011

Expert review by: (

Roberts Sound 53


A decent option if you want a smart, all-in-one system

Rich sounding ; easy to use ; smart

More clarity and openness would be nice

Expert review by: (

Roberts Sound MP-53


All-in-one clock radio with CD deck, stereo speakers (2 x 8W amplification), iPod dock, SD and USB playback of MP3s and an integrated DAB/FM tuner. The good You can breathe a sigh of relief – here's an all-in-one system that combines effortless ease of...

Flexibility and convenience are the name of the game here. The Roberts will slide seamlessly into a modern bathroom, kitchen or bedroom very much the way a chameleon, with all due respect to its reputation for disguise, won’t. Although admittedly it...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: electricpig (

Roberts Sound MP–53 review


A decent all–in–one let down by some sound niggles

Small frame, loads of features

Pricey, no Wi–Fi

Aug, 2009

Consumer review by: babs (



This is the best radio we have bought and we have had many this has everything would reccomend it to anybody. No problems as yet

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: wimbo (

a great system


This may not be a Bose but the sound and quality of this system is as close as you will get at half the price.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: runners (

Michael Donnelly ,Dundee Scotland.


Bought the teac 218 systen from my local hifi dealer but wife thought to big for our living room dealer suggested the roberts 53 never seen it before but after playing few cd,s on it i was hooked. cd ,fm radio .and dab, with i pod dock everything you...

Mar, 2009

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB):DAB+
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System:Apple Docking
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PMP Docking:iPod Docking
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No
Wireless Music System: No


Wireless Speakers: No


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


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
MP3 Encoding: No


Dolby / DTS: No