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Roberts WM201

Roberts WM201
alaScore 80

96 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 96 reviews of Roberts WM201. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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 WM201 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Roberts WM201

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 user reviews of Roberts WM201 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on Amazon.co.uk.

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Roberts WM201 Portable Stereo ( MP3 Playback,Internet Radio )Roberts WM201 Portable Stereo ( MP3 Playback,Internet Radio )

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Roberts WM201 review

 

This Roberts radio is actually a streaming audio receiver that can play files stored on your PC wherever you are in the house.

Maybe video didn't kill the radio star. A capable wireless audio streamer in a cabinet that's built to last.

May, 2008

Expert review by: James Holland (electricpig.co.uk)

Roberts WM201

 

The front of a car, an air-conditioning unit, one of those heaters your gran has by her feet… the Roberts WM201 certainly makes a statement. It's just unfortunate that statement is “I have no aesthetic sense whatsoever”. Luckily we're not so shallow to...

Powerful sound. One-knob control

Unimaginative car grille styling

The Roberts WM201 makes us go all radio ga ga and radio goo. Whatever that means.

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: (channel5.com)

Roberts WM201

 

The Roberts WM201 is a Wi-Fi-enabled internet radio that allows you to receive up to 6000 radio stations from around the world. With a pair of full-range stereo speakers, it has an Ethernet port, an extra large display and supports MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV,...

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: L (reevoo.com)

Roberts WM201

 

Looks good, amazing number of stations, nice sound.

Single control knob, doesn't support latest wireless N standard.

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: Geoff (reevoo.com)

Roberts WM201

 

Beautifully designed and easy to use with the one control. Relatively easy to set up, I thought I would have trouble entering the long WEP key, but the radio worked first time.

None really. Sometimes the signal drops out and the radio has to rebuffer but my broadband speed is very slow so no real problem.

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: Jeremy (reevoo.com)

Roberts WM201

 

The internet connecting facilities are comprehensive, BBC listen again works particularly well. I also got it to stream music from my Windows Home Server with no problems. Set up was reasonably easy. Just make sure that your router is reasonably close...

The only input is via the rotary dial on the front. The supplied remote control adds a little flexibility but entering your WEP key is a bit of a chore, and if you are using a long WPA key you will be there all day. It does store the key for future...

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Roberts WM201

 

The quality of the sound

The problem of easily locating stations.

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: Don (reevoo.com)

Roberts WM201

 

3-row large text display remote control far better and more useful than my DAB radio

no battery

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Mike (reevoo.com)

Roberts WM201

 

ability to work with cable if required,you do not need a wi fi setup. very nice remote control, not the usual lump. good looking and stylish.

no bad comments,this is the 3rd internet radio i have owned and it is by far the best

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: Roger (reevoo.com)

Roberts WM201

 

Outsatanding build. Excellent sound. A really classy product! As an expat it is fantastic to have all the radio programs I want to hear from all over the world, Also it is the perfect bedroom radio, with alarms, programable sleep times. Just fantastic!

There is only one problem. I suffer from power cuts here. Twice now it has resulted in the radio not working. I was about to send it back, when I first tried resetting to factory settings and re-programming it (a pain, as with all internet radios)....

Nov, 2007

Product Specifications

Configuration

DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: Yes
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PC Streaming:Audio
Power Supply:Battery + Mains
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Connectivity

AirPlay: No
Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PMP Docking: No
TYPE OF DOCKING:NO DOCKING
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
Analogue Radio: Yes
CD Player: No
CD Player / Recorder: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Internet Radio: Yes
Network Music System:Music Streamer
Sound Projector: No
Wireless Music System:Wireless Music Streamer

Loudspeaker

Wireless Speakers: No

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes

Playback / Recording

CD-R/RW Playback: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MP3 Playback: Yes

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS: No
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