Revo K2
Revo's K2 can pull in FM, DAB and DAB+ broadcasts, stream internet radio and tunes from Last.fm. Not enough? Well you can hook up your iPod, iPhone or iPad too, and pull in music wirelessly from the library on you computer. It pumps out a total of 40-watts of "room-filling" audio using four drivers powered by a pair of Class-D amps. But let's be honest -- you want' it cause it's pretty. The hidden-until-activated OLED screen, aluminum body, and black rubber accents are the real draw here. Sure the iOS remote apps and DLNA compatibility are nice to have, but this £299.95 ($488) radio is all about drawing attention. The K2 is available for pre-order now and will start shipping on October 17th, while the Revo RadioControl app should land in iTunes around the same time. Check out the gallery below and the PR after the break.

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Revo go high-end with towering K2 multi-format digital radio

Lanark, Scotland, 31st August 2011: Revo Technologies injects a slick, contemporary feel to the often traditional or retro-inspired high-end table radio sector, with the release of its towering K2 digital radio device.

K2 is a stunning column of aluminium and rubber, capable of delivering reception of a wide variety of radio formats including DAB, DAB+, FM and internet radio. K2 also offers full audio and video playback from iPod, iPhone and iPad, access to online music service Last.fm and the ability to wirelessly stream music files from any connected PC or Mac.

K2's proprietary audio hardware effortlessly produces 40 watts of room-filling high resolution digital audio, courtesy of a quartet of neodymium Balanced Mode Radiator speaker drivers and dual Class-D amplifiers. Digital Signal Processing (DSP) optimises drive unit control, enabling K2 to exhibit the performance characteristics of a significantly larger device. The result is near 360 degree dispersion, providing a massively expanded listening sweet-spot, detailed high-end clarity, rich tones and deep bass.

K2's hardware specification includes a large graphical secret-until-lit OLED display, discreet motorised dock for Apple devices, and an array of connection options including stereo RCA and digital optical out, Apple video out, and 3.5mm headphone jack.

Revo Technologies CEO, David Baxter, said "The K2 project was the most ambitious in our history. Our aim was to produce a world-class, hi-fi grade audio device, capable of producing room-filling digital sound, from a relatively modest physical footprint. We believe that with K2, we have created a truly aspirational audio product, and one that elevates the digital radio category."

In addition to its terrestrial and internet radio capabilities, K2 will also provide access to online music service Last.fm. Simply choose an artist or genre and let Last.fm build the perfect playlist from its library of 5 million tracks – unique to the user, and fresh every time. K2 includes a free 31 day Last.fm trial subscription, thereafter a £3.00 per month subscription charge applies.

K2 is fully compatible with REVO's new RadioControl App for Apple's iPod and iPhone. This innovative and easy-to-use application not only acts as a full remote control to select DAB, FM, internet Radio, Last.fm, and control volume up/down, play, pause, love/ban and EQ settings, but also enables users to access and control the playback of their entire music library from any connected PC, Mac or DLNA-compliant device. RadioControl will be available to download free of charge from the iTunes AppStore from October 2011.

K2 makes its public debut at the IFA Consumer Electronics Fair in Berlin from the 2nd to the 7th of September 2011. REVO is located in the hall 15.1 (iZone), booth number 139.

K2 has an SRP of £299.95 and goes on sale worldwide on the 17th of October 2011.

K2 can be pre-ordered from today by visiting www.revo.co.uk

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Revo K2 is a mountainous slab of music-blasting aluminum