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Old 07-20-2011, 08:05 PM
skypilotpete skypilotpete is offline
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Default S100 DAB+ - How good is it?

Does anyone have any experience of the DAB+ aspect of the S100 DAB+ player?

I have recently purchased a small Sangean digital radio, but I'm really unhappy with it because at low volumes on sensitive headphones there is a very noticeable background hiss. I have spoken to a Sangean tech who said "that's just the way it is". Apparently it is signal noise being amplified by the internal electronics of the unit.

I am now left with the option of learning to live with it or get something else. The only real option I can see that might have a better sound quality is a dedicated music unit like the Iriver S100 DAB+.

If anyone out there has one of these, could you please let me know how you have found the DAB+ reception and quality. Is there any noticeable background hiss at low volume in a very quiet environment?

If all this is good, how easy is it to set favourite radio stations and move between them? Can you change stations without having to look at the screen?

Thanks for your help.
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