Written on: 29/12/2012 by nwarren362 (1 review written)
I've had this Sharp FVDB1 radio for a few years. It has never provided good DAB reception. I thought it was due to a weak signal but have since bought other DAB radios and had no problem with reception. The radio looks nice - but it's completely useless. (read more)
Written on: 12/01/2008 by benn1234 (1 review written)
Had same problem as previous reviewer - won't tune in,can't manually find stations, totally useless. Owned for 2 years with very little usage. Was never very good at finding signals and then would often be poor quality sound. (read more)
Written on: 22/11/2007 by colinjduncan (1 review written)
Would not recommend the Sharp FVDB1ES dab. Expensive and very hard to work. The back up battery fails after 3/4 months. This causes the unit to stop working even when on mains. I returned THREE of them before I tried in despair and fixed it myself. Currys had no idea. (read more)
Written on: 11/09/2007 by rodowen (1 review written)
It appears to have been an inferior product which had catastrophic failure.
Sharp accepted no responsibility as it was outside the warranty period. I won't touch Sharp again. (read more)
Written on: 08/05/2006 by gordp (1 review written)
I will have to return my Sharp FVDB1ES for a full refund and may have to look elsewhere for a better performing model. (read more)
Written on: 17/03/2005 by MDB1 (1 review written)
I have now owned my Sharp FVDB1ES radio for a couple of months. Two prime factors for replacing my previous model were that I had no sleep facility on the previous make, and whilst going to sleep with the radio on is nice, having it on all night was something I could not cope with.
The Sharp allows you set to for sleep turn off upto 90 mins ahead. Unfortunately, despite every attempt I have made to date, I do not seem to be able to use the alarm set to radio to wake me up in the morning and... (read more)
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