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Recording DAB / FM / AM
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Is there a radio that can be programmed to record DAB / AM and FM broadcasts at a certain time, (without loads of faffing about), onto some removable media such as an SD card or USB stick?

Ideally I would like to record my fave shows then either transfer them on my Ipod or onto a blank CD.

I don't have / want a hi fi tuner.

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Re: Recording DAB / FM / AM

The Pure Bug Too (£99) can record up to 30 hours of radio to an SD memory card, and has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) with 7-day listings to make setting recordings a breeze.

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Unless your mp3 player supports mp2 (DAB uses this to compress the audio) you'll need to convert between formats. iTunes will do this, or use mp3DirectCut - http://mpesch3.de1.cc/mp3dc.html which also allows you to edit the files.

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thanks guys, the Bug Too's features are perfect - but it's so goddam ugly!

I love the styling of the original Evoke -  does the Evoke 3 have the same features as the Bug?

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user="PiperUK" wrote:
thanks guys, the Bug Too's features are perfect - but it's so goddam ugly!

Must say I tend to agree with you! But if you want something a little more trad then yes, the Evoke 3 will record up to 15 hours of broadcasts to an SD card via its EPG. And you can also pause and rewind live radio by using the Revu function - very nifty.

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user="PiperUK" wrote:

thanks guys, the Bug Too's features are perfect - but it's so goddam ugly!

I love the styling of the original Evoke -  does the Evoke 3 have the same features as the Bug?

OK, so the Bug is a bit different looking but its a fantastic product. Wakes me up with Classic FM every morning and the sound quality is excellent for a unit of its type. The recording features work really well too and you get used to the looks after a while!!

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Re: Recording DAB / FM / AM

 I recently got a Pure DMX60 mini system which has an EPG/SD card. It's more expensive at £250 (I paid £200). There are the other Pure products already mentioned too. Roberts also does a portable radio with similar functionality. Cyrus DAB tuner does this too but costs £500. Personally I love mine, I use the digital outs to my main system, but if needed you could use it as a standalone system. It's quite flexible and has a CD player too.

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Your PC with a TV card will do it for those stations available on Freeview, at higher quality than DAB.

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The Intempo Rebel offers a novel solution to this, too. Look out for a review in our June issue, out 1st May.

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John, how do you record via this method?  I notice that you can't download fron the BBC radio websites.

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