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Tangent launches Spectrum DAB radio and W1 multi-room speaker

Tangent has once again expanded its Spectrum range of audio products - this time with one radio and one wi-fi-enabled multi-room speaker, priced £180 each.

The Spectrum DAB, combines FM and DAB functionality with Bluetooth support and a 3.5mm input for connecting portable music sources.

The Spectrum W1 (pictured top) features Google Chromecast, allowing users to stream (or ‘cast’) music over wi-fi from compatible services such as Spotify, Tidal, Deezer and YouTube Music. No internet connection handy? The W1 also supports Bluetooth and has a 3.5mm input.

Both models feature side-firing drivers on each side of the cabinet for wide dispersion, eight EQ sound presets and an LED display with touch controls and a multifunction button.

And in true Scandivanvian fashion, the new Danish products sport minimalist aesthetics with black or white matte finishes married to walnut-veneered wooden base plinths.

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Becky is the Hi-Fi and Audio editor of What Hi-Fi? and, since her recent move to Melbourne, Australia, also the editor of Australian Hi-Fi magazine. During her eight years in the hi-fi industry, she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching Liverpool FC and horror movies, and hunting for gluten-free cake.