Excerpt: The configuration of the Pure Avanti Flow suggests it's a rival for something like the Roberts Sound 53 – a desktop/worktop design. But, where the Roberts features a CD player alongside its DAB/FM reception and iPod dock, the Pure goes without CD playback and counters with internet radio.
Pros: Great spec, good ergonomics, sounds is large-scale and well controlled by prevailing standards
Cons: No iPod menus on the display, goes loud, but not quite as loud as it might
This tabletop digital radio is packed full of features, including Wi-Fi connectivity
Good Gear Guide.au
2 October 2009
Summary: Pure's Avanti Flow is a tabletop digital radio that also incorporates Internet radio via Wi-Fi, an iPod dock and media streaming over a network. It's a competent system for use in a small room like a bedroom or study.
Pros: One device for (almost) all your music listening, good sound quality, no distortion at maximum volume
Cons: No on-screen iPod information, no Ethernet, difficult shape for bookshelves
Summary: Somehow, calling Pure’s Avanti Flow a ‘radio’ doesn’t really do it justice. Pure itself likes to refer to it as a ‘connected table-top digital audio system’, which is a little more accurate, if a sight more ponderous. The key point is this: this modestly priced newcomer is one of the most flexible music systems out there at any price. In fact, the Avanti Flow offers so many listening choices that at first it might seem a little intimidating to the uninitiated.