Vita http://www.stuff.tv/vita/reviews en-GB Vita Audio R4i http://www.stuff.tv/vita-audio-r4i/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Is a new finish and sonic makeover enough to keep the R4i music system on top form? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="700" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Vita-Audio-R4i-Angle.jpg?1364298774" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="460" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Vita-Audio-R4i-Main.jpg?1364298774" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Vita-Audio-R4i-Hands1.JPG?1364298774" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="340" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Vita-Audio-R4i-Hands2.JPG?1364298774" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="255" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Vita-Audio-R4i-Hands3.JPG?1364298774" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Vita Audio hit the jackpot with its all-in-one R4 music system. It masterfully married retro modern design with sound to rival a quality mini-system, all wrapped up in a convenient hi-fi amp-sized cabinet. Now after three years, Vita Audio has rolled out its successor, the R4i.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £550.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Price from </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Now with a wider soundstage, the R4i remains the most desirable and stylish tabletop music systems</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/vita-audio-r4i </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/vita-audio-r4i/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/vita-audio-r4i/review#comments Audio R4i Vita Wed, 11 May 2011 09:56:27 +0000 Tony Horgan 416412 at http://www.stuff.tv Icon – Vita Audio R1 MkII http://www.stuff.tv/vita/icon-%E2%80%93-vita-audio-r1-mkii/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Get outta town. I&#039;ve seen those before. Ah, my ignorant assumptive friend, you are mistaken. You&#039;ve seen the original Vita Audio R1 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="954" height="539" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Vita-Audio-R1-MkII_0_0.jpg?1364402407" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Get outta town. I've seen those before</strong></p> <p>Ah, my ignorant assumptive friend, you are mistaken. You've seen the original <a href="http://www.vitaaudio.com/">Vita Audio</a> R1, which has been at the top of DAB's style tree for many years now. This is the new portable version.</p> <p><strong>Portable radio in time for summer. Makes sense</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/tv-and-hi-fi/icon/icon-%E2%80%93-vita-audio-r1-mkii </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/vita/icon-%E2%80%93-vita-audio-r1-mkii/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/vita/icon-%E2%80%93-vita-audio-r1-mkii/news#comments Vita Fri, 04 Jun 2010 16:14:17 +0000 admin 156246 at http://www.stuff.tv Vita Audio R2i http://www.stuff.tv/radio/vita-audio-r2i/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The R2i adds an iPod dock to its capable predecessor, plus much improved audio and DAB performance </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1091" height="800" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/VITAR2IC.jpg?1364299554" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Since it came from nowhere to deliver excellent the R1 radio, Vita Audio has been on a hot streak of DAB form. The R2 kept things simple by just adding an extra speaker, and now its successor is here to take the baton.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>Take a casual glance at the R2i and you’ll see little difference in design to the original R2. Apart from a new iPod dock, much-needed bigger display and slightly larger box, the modern retro design and lovingly crafted solid cabinet remains, thankfully, intact.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £280.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Smart design and a great sound, the R2i is a class-leading iPod dock/DAB radio table-topper </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/vita-audio-r2i </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/radio/vita-audio-r2i/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/radio/vita-audio-r2i/review#comments Audio R2i Radio Vita Tue, 30 Jun 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 12670 at http://www.stuff.tv Vita Audio R4 http://www.stuff.tv/vita/vita-audio-r4/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Clearly bored with the DAB scene, Vita Audio has come up with this eye-catching radio complete with CD player and iPod dock. Can it beat the micro hi-fis? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="922" height="647" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/vita-audio-r4.jpg?1364299830" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Vita Audio elbowed its way into the crowded DAB market with its simple and sonically-superior range of radios. But it’s not ready to stop there: the new R4 is a complete tabletop hi-fi system and its most ambitious design to date. </p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £550.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With a potent mix of features, style and substance, the R4 is well worth its premium </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/vita-audio-r4 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/vita/vita-audio-r4/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/vita/vita-audio-r4/review#comments Audio R4 Docks and Speakers Vita Wed, 23 Jul 2008 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 10499 at http://www.stuff.tv Vita R2 http://www.stuff.tv/radio/vita-r2/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Add one speaker to the Vita R1 and you get the R2. Stir in a choice of walnut or ivory veneer, and you have one of the most covetable DABs around </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="297" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/7273-IMG2808s_0.jpg?1364300417" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Lovely rubbery</strong></p> <p>The combination of wood veneer and aluminium looks and feels good. The rubberised controls on the top are strangely compelling to the touch, making the lack of station presets weirdly enjoyable – any excuse for another twirl of the controls.</p> <p>Review continues after the break... </p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £220.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Uncomplicated looks, uncompromised sound. The Vita R2 wants a space in your loft-living lifestyle, pronto </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/vita-r2 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/radio/vita-r2/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/radio/vita-r2/review#comments R2 Radio Vita Mon, 17 Sep 2007 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 7620 at http://www.stuff.tv