Pioneer X-SMC02D-W Slim CD Micro System – It’s all I wanted, and less

I acquired this principally on rate, as it was a return, so in the initially instance it represents value for dollars. My main criterion for purchase was a dab radio with at least halfway-first rate speakers, as the finances choices up to about £30 all audio much too tinny, and pumping up the quantity just highlights their shortcomings. This device has the advantage of both of those larger high quality eight-ohm speakers and bass and treble controls, plus various programmed sound pre-sets. On this foundation the audio is a large amount improved than my preceding radio, and so scores 3 stars for this by yourself. What knocks it down is to start with the inexplicable absence of a headphone socket and next the exhibit for dab stations is hilariously insufficient wherever i stay there are only the bbc stations and very little else, no multiplexes, so the initial six or so mentioned stations out of the 11 available to me are all shown on the display as ‘bbc radi’ as that is how big the exhibit is therefore this took a flippin’ age to established up. This is not automatically pioneers’ fault, as the information and facts is presented by the bbc and on the fm frequency most stations are stated bbc r3 via rds. I have not attempted the cd or usb yet, but i think about striving to navigate folders off that via this display screen would be an nightmare. What is pioneers’ fault is that when i received this form of screen on a philips cd participant i was delighted at the scrolling textual content and data. This was back again in 1994, it is absolutely and unacceptably rubbish in 2018.

Although has to be turned appropriate up for bluetooth tunes from phone or ipad. Only authentic gripe is no good guidance and attempted to down load from bar code q reader but did not obtain directions for this product. Why oh why do they not just set comprehensive recommendations in the box with the item ?.

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Sure, the seem is great and it is a good seeking piece of equipment. Nevertheless what they do not explain to you is that the dab radio will not function without having an aerial, and there is just not one with it. Also when i contacted the vendor they just said i would have to get 1. So what i mainly have paid for is a dab radio that will not get the job done.

  • It’s all I wanted, and less
  • Needs an aerial to work – and you don’t get one.

Features of Pioneer X-SMC02D-W Slim CD Micro System with Bluetooth, USB and DAB/DAB+ Radio – White

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  • Easy to place slim design Hi-Fi System
  • Room filling sound with outward facing speakers
  • Built-in Bluetooth Wireless Audio
  • CD, DAB/DAB+ Radio & USB Input
  • Wall mountable

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Make sure this fits
by entering your model number.

Easy to place slim design Hi-Fi System

Room filling sound with outward facing speakers

Built-in Bluetooth Wireless Audio

CD, DAB/DAB+ Radio & USB Input

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Pioneer X-SMC02D-W Slim CD Micro System with Bluetooth, USB and DAB/DAB+ Radio - White
Rating
1.0 of 5 stars, based on 4 reviews
Price
£154.54