iRiver B30 – the littlest digital radio… and more

There’s been a lot of action on the ‘tabletop’ size in digital radio, but little has been released in a more portable size.

But now, those that want digital radio on the go – hoping of course the digital radio signal is equally portable – there is now product to suit, the iRiver B30.

The B30 has a 2.7 inch colour LCD screen, and in addition to being a DAB+ digital radio it is an music player, video player, FM radio, voice recorder, photo viewer. It has 8GB internal memory, plus you’re able to add to this via micro SD card.

System requirements? Well, you’re going to need Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista.

The iRiver B30 has a RRP of $249.

iRiver B30 specifications

  • Continuous playback time: Approx. 40 hours (playing MP3 files, 128kbps, 44.1kHz, EQ Normal, Vol 20, LCD off)
  • Connection: USB 2.0 High Speed
  • Equaliser: Preset 7EQ, User EQ(5 Band) and SRS WOW HD, SRS CS Headphone
  • Dimensions: Approx. 109.5 x 56.9 x 11.15 mm
  • Weight: Approx. 90.8 g (excluding battery)
  • Operational temperature: -5 ~ 40
  • Voice recording: Yes
  • Main set display: 262K color 2.8 QVGA LCD with colorful GUI
  • USB / Battery: 4.5V 970 mA / Li-Polymer 1 EA (Internal)
  • Codec support (Decode): MP3, WMA, OGG, APE, FLAC, ASF, WA
  • Codec Support (Encode): MP3 Bit Rate MP3,WMA : 8Kbps ~ 320Kbps
  • OGG: Up to Q10, FLAC(0~8)
  • Tag: ID3 V1 Tag, ID3 V2 2.0, ID3 V2 3.0, ID3 V2 4.0
  • Frequency range: 20Hz~20kHz
  • Headphone output power: 18mW(R) ᅠ18mW(L) (16 Ohm) at Max. Volume
  • S/N ratio: 90dB
  • FM recording: Yes (MP3)