Rubberized coating becomes horribly sticky through exposure to sun
Boetheus Prettypenny, Amazon
6 October 2014
Summary: I'm writing this about four years after buying an Elan II through Amazon. A truly massive problem with this radio is the rubberized coating. Although there's no warning whatsover about this in the manual, exposure to even moderate sunlight causes the coating to take on a glazed appearance and, far,...
Summary: I was very pleased with this radio, which I purchased nearly 2 years ago, until recently, then the display ceased to work. the radio still works, but you cannot see any information about the station it is tuned to.
Summary: Use it in the kitchen. Takes a few seconds to find each station. Volume incremental steps are large so one click makes big difference. Sound quality is good but we do live within 2 miles of the transmitter! Recommeded.
Summary: I bought this to replace an older InTempo DAB radio in the kitchen because the volume was too low before distortion to overcome the hob fan, electric kettle and other sundry noises. The Elan II has plenty of volume and does not distort: it is simply an excellent DAB radio..
Summary: This radio looks superb, well constructed, solid and classy looking, and the matt black and silver / chrome go well together. There are some reviews that criticise the recessed buttons and their positions, but I find them very functional and intuitive.
Summary: If I wanted another medium size dab radio I would still buy this one but there are a few niggles: people have commented that it is bass heavy and i would agree with that. To some extent one can compensate using the bass/treble settings. If you use the aux input e.g.