ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio Review

ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio Reviews

Review score: 8.5 / 10 – Updated April, 2024

Latest Price: £89.99

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ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio Review


Overall Customer Rating

Overall rating
8.5

8.5 average based on 120 reviews.


How customers rate ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio

Ease of use
7.9
Design
8.9
Reception/Sound quality
8.6
Display
9
Value for money
8.1

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ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio features

ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio specs

ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio
Type

DAB/FM clock radio

Colour

Black

Output power

1 W

Radio

– DAB: 174.928 – 239.200 MHz

Display

LCD screen:

Clock

Yes

Alarm

– Buzz alarm

Snooze function

– 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes

Inputs

No

Outputs

3.5 mm jack x 1

WiFi

No

Other connections

USB x 1 (software updates only)

Power options

Mains

Box contents

– Roberts Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio

Dimensions

118 x 199 x 64 mm (H x W x D)

Weight

590 g

Manufacturer’s guarantee

2 years

Price

£89.99

Number of Reviews

120

Review Score

8.5 / 10

Average score in category: 7.9 / 10

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Quality

As with any electrical items, it’s particularly important to study the quality of a product before you buy it. This is especially important for Radios. But when we’re buying online, what can be done to get an idea of a product’s quality?

Our first area to study is normally the features. We’ve given a full list of features for ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio above. This should give you a good idea of how good the product is in terms of features and functionality.

You’re also going to want to know how durable the product is, so here we’d advise taking a look at the materials that the Radios are made from.

There is also a lot of benefit in checking out the brand of the Radios. Some brands are known for manufacturing much better quality products. As I’m sure you’re aware, brands like Roberts are really well respected for making great Radios.

It’s also important to have a good idea of your expectations in terms of quality too. You may not actually be looking for the best quality product if your main goal is to get cheap Radios. So spend some time considering what’s important to you and think about the areas that you’d be happy to compromise or not.


Comparing Prices

That leads us nicely into price, where we’re going to spend some time looking at the price of ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio and seeing how that compares to other Radios and also looking at the sort of price you can expect to pay for products from Roberts.

It’s really good at this stage to spend some time just getting an idea of the sort of price you can expect to pay for your Radios. When you’re spent a bit of time looking at the prices, consider setting yourself a budget.

Setting yourself a budget will really help you to narrow down your search. It can also help you to avoid the slippery slope of buying a really expensive product that perhaps had advanced specifications that you didn’t need or couldn’t actually afford.

The price that we found ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio cheapest in our most recent search was at Currys and cost just £89.99.

Customers are obviously impressed with the value of ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio as they’ve rated it in terms of value for money at: 8.1 out of 10.

How much do Radios cost on average?

We searched for all of the Radios that we could find at Currys. In total we found 77 different products available.

The average price of Radios was £113.20, which makes ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio below average in terms of price.

We also thought it would be useful for you to know how much the price of Radios can vary. Of the 77 products we found, the lowest cost that we found was £9.99 and the highest price we saw was £579.00.

In the Radios category, 29 products cost more than ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio and 45 cost less.

How much are Roberts Radios?

Next up we thought it would be useful to narrow down our search a bit more and only look at Radios made by Roberts. We managed to find 12 options at Currys.

The average price of these 12 products was £82.83. With the cheapest coming in at £19.99 and most expensive currently showing as £179.00. Based on this price analysis it shows that ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio is above average against other Roberts Radios.


ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio Reviews

Reviews are without question your best piece of information when researching a product to buy online. We love customer reviews especially, as they’re not incentivised and just written by genuine customers.

We also love customer reviews because many of them will be from customers who have been using the product for some time. We found 120 reviews for . So we’d strongly recommend you head over there and take the time to read plenty of the reviews to get a real feel for whether ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio is just what you’re after.

ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio has a customer review score of 7.9 and our review score is 8.2 out of 10. The average review score in the Radios category is 7.9 with an average of 113 reviews for each product. The average customer review score for products from Roberts is 8.6 based on an average of 107 reviews per product. So you’re definitely going to be in safe hands if you do choose to buy ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio

The other useful source of reviews is expert reviews. Whilst these won’t give you as much user feedback as the customer reviews, it does mean that you’re getting some expert opinions on the Radios. Companies like TechRadar are really well known for providing great reviews.

It’s also worth exploring other product options and reading their reviews. Just some of the products that we liked are ROBERTS Blutune T2 Portable DABÔ±ì Bluetooth Radio reviews, Rambler Portable DABÔ±ì Retro Bluetooth Radio reviews or ROBERTS ORTUS1 DABÔ±ì Clock Radio reviews. Or something a little different could be a product like ROBERTS PLAY10 Portable DABÔ±ì Radio reviews or even ROBERTS CR9971 Chronologic VI FM Clock Radio reviews.


Buying Roberts branded products

Brand, as mentioned earlier, is another really important factor to consider for buying Radios.

It looks like you’ve already got some idea of the sort of product you’re inserted in, as you’ve landed on this ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio review. However, if you do want to consider other brands just make sure you spend some time reading lots of reviews. If you decide to stick to Roberts then you’ll not be disappointed, judging by the customer reviews.


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Summary

Based on the amazing reviews shown at the top of this review, we’re really impressed with ROBERTS Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it as one of the top options if you’re looking to buy Radios. This is only highlighted by the great customer reviews and our review score of 8.2/10 overall.

All that’s left now is for you to head over to Currys to check out the 120 customer reviews. Simply hit the green button at the bottom of your screen to start.


Further product details

    • Product ID 1: 9879384867
    • Product ID 2: 10164517
    • Brand: Roberts
    • Model number: 10164517
    • EAN: 5038301305796
    • Description: Top features:- More choice with DAB and FM radio stations – 20 presets let you save favourites for direct access – Big display with night time function helps you check the time easily – Stay organised with a dual alarm featuring adjustable sleep, snooze and nap timers – Plug in a pair of headphones if you want to listen discreetly More choiceYou’re spoiled for choice with the Roberts Ortus 3 DAB/FM Clock Radio – choose between digital DAB or analogue FM bandwidths to listen the way you prefer.DAB radio opens up a huge range of stations, many of them not available on conventional radios. Sound quality is crisp and clear, with none of that analogue static interference. Go directly to the station you want without having to carefully turn the tuning dial.20 presetsMake sure you can get to the broadcast you want when you want it. The Ortus 3 gives you 10 DAB and 10 FM presets to store favourite or most-used stations for one-touch access. It’s a great way to avoid missing a serial or tuning in to the news in time.Big display with night time functionIt’s easy to check the time at a glance on the large LCD display. With the night time function, the digital clock appears when you press a button, then fades away after 10 seconds so your sleep isn’t disturbed.Stay organisedKeep yourself on schedule and wake up when you need to. The Roberts Ortus 3 Radio includes a dual alarm with two timers – so you can wake up to your favourite DAB or FM stations, or a traditional buzzer sound.Catch a few extra moments’ rest with the adjustable sleep, snooze and nap timers – ideal for workdays, weekend mornings or a lazy Sunday afternoon. The alarm can be set between 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes.Plug in a pair of headphonesIf you’re in a noisy room or don’t want to disturb those around you, just plug a pair of headphones into the 3.5 mm jack port for discreet personal listening.

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