Simple Music Player & Radio

Code: 1005670
£149.99 incl. VAT
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The Simple Music Player & FM / DAB Radio combines both radio and music functionality in a single package.

  • Radio with both DAB and FM and headphone socket
  • Simple to use - the memory buttons allow for 3 favourite DAB or FM radio stations
  • USB port to play your own music and a custom playlist button to operate the USB
  • Mains-powered (included) or battery operated
  • Personalisation panel – pre-set and save channels and help the user find what they want with no assistance
  • Accessible for all abilities - clear separate on and off buttons with audio feedback when pressed, and easy volume control that cannot be turned to zero
  • Made from a lightweight and durable material with a contemporary and nostalgic aesthetic

Created by Community Feedback

When we set out to create an accessible radio for people with dementia, it was important to us that we consult the community. Through lengthy feedback and collaboration with people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia, we developed a unique personal listening device that does more than play music, it empowers you to enjoy your favourite soundbites.

Sound & Ease-Of-Use

  • High sound quality with 2 3-watt speaker
  • Large letters for greater visibility
  • Large buttons and volume dial
  • The volume dial does not reach mute (the lowest volume setting can still be heard, to prevent any confusion with the radio appearing to not work)

Introducing Relish Radio

Blending a retro-nostalgic aesthetic with a contemporary modern finish, this radio is a family favourite. Every detail represents research and refinement. From the stark white colour against grey accents that provides greater visibility and ease of use, to unique button tones that help people identify features based on sound, Relish Radio minimizes confusion and maximizes independence.

Individuality was not overlooked

The personalisation panel on top of the radio allows for unique station presets to be programmed. Whether your preference is the ‘Swinging 60s’, ‘Relaxing Afternoons’, or even ‘Talk Radio’ this feature helps you truly make it your own.

Relish Radio provides an easy-to-use control panel and large buttons for clarity, a volume dial that will never reach zero to ensure the user always knows it’s on, and a 3-watt speaker system for an optimum listening experience.

Music and Dementia

Music is a powerful tool for improving the well-being of people with dementia, allowing them to connect with their past and people in their present with its ability to light up memories. As well as reducing agitation and distress, recent findings suggest that musical training delays cognitive decline and promotes brain plasticity in the elderly brain.

Tune into their favourite station and enjoy the sound of someone humming, whistling or singing along. You may even see an impromptu twirl or foot-tapping, symptomatic of an impulsive expression of contentment, relaxation, and happiness.

Features

  • Digital/DAB or FM modes
  • Headphone socket
  • DC power socket for mains adapter (included)
  • High sound quality with two 3-watt speakers
  • Contemporary aesthetic with a nostalgic edge
  • Large letters for greater visibility
  • Large buttons and volume dial
  • Optionally powered by 4 x D batteries (not included)

Frequently Asked Questions

One of the features of the dementia radio is a USB port for your own playlist. How does this feature work?

MP3* music files need to be downloaded onto a USB stick which is then inserted into the back of the music player and concealed with the back panel. The number of songs that can be stored will depend on the size of the USB you use. A 4MB USB can usually store around 250 songs. When the person wishes to listen to their own music, they simply press the "My Playlist" button on the top panel of the music player. Please refer to the manual which accompanies the radio for guidance on how to download music.

The radio does not currently support music downloaded via Mac.

*Music must be downloaded as MP3 files only

Please tell me more about the USB and which one to use

We suggest using a USB V3.0 or 2.0 - format this to FAT32 and ensure you do this prior to loading music onto the USB. Please only use a USB up to 32GB, this will be ample for 2000+ songs to be stored.

Can the playlist songs be skipped forward with the simple buttons?

No this can only be done from the back of the radio as it has been designed to be as simple as possible.

Can the playlist be used for Audiobooks?

This is not currently suitable for audio books; it has been designed for radio and a music player (with a USB stick) only.

What frequencies can the radio be tuned to?

UK: The radio can be tuned to stations on FM, DAB and DAB+. This does not connect to AM stations or other Satellite frequencies.

Is it easy to set up?

Instructions are within the manual on how to do this. Once the 3 favourite radio stations have been set up and a USB loaded with music (MP3 format) the radio will be ready to use for the person with dementia, using the buttons on the top of the radio only.

How long do the batteries last?

Using premium batteries, and playing the radio every day with the volume set at bar 3/4 the batteries will last for 100+ hours. Mixing the use of the player between the "my playlist" and radio and varying the level of the volume may reduce how many hours the batteries will last.

Can I download music from Itunes onto the USB

Yes this can be done, however the files will need to be converted to MP3 to be compatible with the music player.

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Specifications

Downloads & Instructions
Instructions Product Manual
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Product Details
Brand Relish
MPN RD001
Barcode 704907287211
Guarantee 1 Year
Weight -
Dimensions 246 x 182 x 108mm
Power
Power Source Mains
Batteries
Battery Type 4 x D batteries (not included)
Key Features
VAT Relief Eligible Yes
Dementia
Alzheimer's Stage Early, Late, Mid

Delivery Information

  • All orders shipped from AlzProducts' own warehouse via Royal Mail or DPD's tracked service
  • Tracking number provided by email for all orders (enter mobile number during checkout for text updates)

United Kingdom

Courier Method Estimate Price incl. VAT
Royal Mail/DPD Standard 2-3 Working Days £3.95
Royal Mail/DPD Express 1-2 Working Days £4.99
Royal Mail/DPD Next Day by 1pm Wed 6th Mar by 1pm £8.95
Royal Mail/DPD Saturday by 1pm Sat 9th Mar by 1pm £8.95
DPD Nominated Day Any weekday by 12:00 Midday £8.95
DPD Next Day by 12 Wed 6th Mar by 12 Midday £8.95

* Order must be placed before this time, Mon-Fri for same day dispatch

  • Orders placed after cut-off time on Friday will be dispatched on Monday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Delivery times displayed are accurate for products with availability "in-stock for immediate dispatch"

Northern Ireland

All orders placed for delivery to Northern Ireland are charged at our standard UK rates shown above. 

We do not charge any extra for delivery but please be aware delivery may take slightly longer than quoted.

Republic of Ireland

  • Express delivery - DPD Courier - 2-3 working days - £19.99

EU & Rest Of World

Unfortunately we have made the decision to temporarily restrict our international shipping options. We currently only ship to the United Kingdom and Ireland unless you are a business customer who has purchased from us before. International business customers please contact us so we can enable purchasing on your account.

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Information on how to place an order can be found on our Purchase Orders page.

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Call our sales team on 024 7642 2224 to receive a quotation via email.

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How to Order

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  2. By phone
  3. Payment by cheque
  4. Payment by bank transfer
  5. Purchase Orders

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Now "proceed to secure checkout" and follow the steps and instructions on the screen to complete your order.

2) Ordering over the telephone

You can call us on 024 7642 2224 during our opening hours. Our sales team will also be able to help you with any queries you may have regarding our product range.

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AlzProducts - Unit 2
68 Bayton Road
Exhall
Coventry, CV7 9EJ
United Kingdom

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For further information please visit our Purchase Orders page.

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