Nextbase DAB250 DAB Adapter
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Nextbase DAB250 DAB AdapterThe Nextbase Adapt DAB250 Adapter is the perfect plug & play DAB+ radio solution for your vehicle. It uses an inbuilt signal stabilization system for reception at high speed, with DAB + single providing improved antenna performance and signal, unmatched by any competitors. Enjoy your favourite DAB stations in your vehicle as it wirelessly sends the audio straight to the existing car radio, via the FM transmitter. It comes complete with an active film antenna which is easily fitted into the windscreen.
The DAB250 includes both a windscreen mounting system and dashboard mounting for ease of installation. A clear 2.4” LCD screen helps display selected radio stations and information with buttons for simple menu selection and playback. It automatically selects the best vacant FM car frequency, whilst DAB+ channels are stored automatically for your benefit.
It comes complete with programming to lock your favourite radio station onto the screen, whether that be Absolute Radio, BBC World Service, Jazz FM or whatever your favourite station may be. It features handy clock and date settings so you never miss a beat. It supports 10-30V power for use in all vehicles and uses an inbuilt battery, particularly useful for stop/start vehicles to help provide the ultimate DAB radio solution.
Nextbase DAB250 DAB Adapter Extra Info
- Plug and Play digital DAB+ radio
- Large 2.4” (5cm) LCD screen
- Windscreen mounting system for ease of installation
- Inbuilt signal stabilization system for reception at high speed
- DAB+ signal synchronization to provide improved antenna performance and maximise signal
- Active film antenna
- 4 clear buttons for ease of use in the car
- Automatic selection of the best vacant FM car frequency
- Supports 10V to 30V power voltage range for all vehicles
- DAB+ channels stored automatically
- RDS with programme type, clock, date, channel name & radio text
- 3.5mm Aux-In and Line Out jack
Nextbase DAB250 DAB Adapter is rated out of 5 by 5.Rated 4 out of 5 by mhard23277 from This DAB is the easy way to get DAB radio in your Car Great bit of kit to get DAB in the car without changing stereo. Only down side it loses signal in rural areas which is understandable but apart from that very pleased with it no more AM MW terrible signalsDate published: 2018-01-07Rated 2 out of 5 by RM42 from Absolutely hopeless reception. First the good, easy to fit and set up. thats that done. now the many problems: A) The sticky pads on the smaller attachment piece and suction cup on the removable one will not adhere to the standard mottled plastic trim found on many dashboards, you need a good expanse of smooth plastic for the round piece to be of any use or some glue and a devil may care attitude to your trim if you want it mounted unobtrusively. B) The clip on/off piece attaching the radio unit to the dash mount is awkward to slide onto the radio back without getting in close and watching closely to be sure all the lugs engage and the threaded grip pieces that hold the ball of the ash mount are flimsy, one has already snapped and I've had to fettle a fix with a zip tie. C) The real killer of a problem with this unit though: Even driving in the centres and populous suburbs of large cities and major A# & M# intercity trunk roads , reception is patchy at best and largely absent . BBC stations seem to transmit with more power than independents (Absolute's stable of channels can barely be received) although even these more powerful channels drop out with monotonous and infuriating regularity. I drove Manchester - Newcastle and return last weekend, deliberately leaving this unit on. I drove in near total silence for the 150 miles.barring seconds of reception giving literally the odd single line spatter of a song. In comparison to the factory fitted DAB radio in my wife's car this receiver is dross. Driving the same routes, The nextbase will receive at best 50% of the transmission my wife does. Tuning in the channels is a feat of finding a patch of good reception and stopping there. Outside my house I got 11 channels, a few hundred yards up the road 47. I have resorted to a cheap pocket DAB radio I usually take to sports with me, velcroed to the dashboard. Even running both this and the Nextbase simultaneously as a test, the pocket DAB using a headphone cable as the aerial had a far more consistent and clear reception across a range of stations. I have checked and double checked wiring, correct aerial installation, 'noise' suppression etc, the unit is and peripherals are all correctly installed. The other aggravation is that when the selected radio station drops out, you cannot tune off it using the preset buttons, they seem to freeze/become intentionally inoperative. I could not recommend this receiver unit to someone I didn't like. save a good proportion of the cost and buy a non car specific DAB and fettle a fit into your car or seek another manufacturer of a specific in car unit because this one just doesn't cut the mustard.Date published: 2018-01-02Rated 2 out of 5 by Davro123 from Generally not ready I purchased this for better performance but the signal kept dropping out. Unless your in a very strong signal area this dab adaptor won’t work. The store where I bought it had no signal at all. This is just not ready until the UK has a 20/20 signal. Hence had to return for a refund.Date published: 2017-11-22Rated 1 out of 5 by Toastyman from Disappointing I have a 25 mike commute to work and this adaptor only receives a signal for less than 2 miles of it. Despite my other vehicles already fitted with DAB either by my self or by the manufacturer. This unit is utter rubbish. I purchased because I have a nextbase dashcam which is faultless. So all in all very disappointing.Date published: 2017-11-15Rated 5 out of 5 by Joehutchuk from Love it. Was going to buy the sonichi dab adapter, but was advised to wait and buy this when it came in stock. Glad I waited. Easy to fit, actually amazingly easy to fit. Hid the long wires and I’m really impressed.Date published: 2017-10-20
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