Ruark Audio R4 Mk3 All In One Music System

Comprising an upgraded multi format CD player, aptX Bluetooth receiver, USB playback port, DAB/DAB+/FM Radio and analogue and optical inputs united with a powerful 2.1 high grade amplifier/speaker system, the third generation R4 carries forward the idea of the original model as a traditional music centre for the 21st century.

The latest Ruark R4 looks remarkably similar to the previous model until you look closely where you will then notice it actually has a smaller footprint and is also lower in profile. Ruark have also painstakingly re-engineered the R4 internally to take the performance to new heights! 

One of the most obvious improvements is the new OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) display that allows both set-up and programme information to be displayed with amazing clarity and remains visible over a massive viewing angle.

The latest RotoDial controller is now integrated so users can now manage functions either directly from R4 or use its new dedicated infra-red remote. With its compact ergonomic design the new remote control feels comfortable to hold and alongside the RotoDial control makes operation of R4 IMS simple and intuitive.

Internally Ruark have also made many improvements. These include a revised slot loading CD mechanism that is quick to operate and provides CD text information with suitable discs. Radio reception is first class and with the built in aptX Bluetooth receiver you can stream and playback music with CD quality sound from compatible devices. On the rear panel is a USB playback port for MP3, AAC and WMA files (which also doubles as a convenient mobile charging port) along with optical and analogue inputs. In particular the new R4 makes a fantastic sound system for flat panel TVs with the optical input providing a convenient connection point and its rich expansive sound ensures that your viewing will be so much more enjoyable.


2 x 3.5in custom high-fidelity drivers
4.0in sub woofer
Tuned bass reflex cabinet
60W nominal power output 
DAB, DAB+ and FM tuner with RDS
Removable DAB/FM aerial with F-Type connector
OLED display
Full functional remote control
MP3, WMA, AAC supported formats

Inputs and Outputs

A2DP, APT-X Bluetooth

Front - Aux audio input - 3.5mm stereo jack
Rear - Aux audio input - stereo RCA/phono, Line out audio output - line level stereo RCA/phono, 3.5m headphone output ,USB 2.0 playback with 5W (5V 1A) output

Input Power 100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz, 1.5A max
Physical Dimensions: 440 x 250 x 125mm (17.3 x 9.8 x 4.9 in)
Weight: 8.0kg (17.6lbs)

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