ROBERTS Swallow FM/AM Boombox - Grey & Silver

Product code: 136467

Product features

  • CD player
  • Mains / battery powered
  • Aux-in

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Product features

  • CD player
  • Mains / battery powered
  • Aux-in

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  • 3 Years Replacement protection of your ROBERTS Swallow FM/AM Boombox - Grey & Silver for only £14.99More info
Product information
Use the portable Roberts Swallow FM/AM Boombox to enjoy CDs and your favourite FM/AM radio stations around the house or while you're out with friends.

Play back your favourite CDs

This Roberts Swallow Boombox has a top-loading CD player that allows you to play back discs from your collection wherever you are.

You can program the stereo to play up to 20 tracks from a CD in the order you prefer, making it good for mini party mixes. The CD repeat play function lets you repeat the current track playing, or all the tracks on the CD for maximum enjoyment.

Analogue radio

You'll be able to tune in to all those favourite FM and AM radio stations on your Roberts Swallow Boombox, which covers LW, MW and FM wavebands. Enjoy a broader choice of stations from national and local broadcasters.

Portable and simple

It's possible to run the Roberts Swallow off mains power for use at home, or six LR14 batteries for when you want to take it on a picnic or by the barbecue. Activate the Deep Bass Boost function to enhance low end frequencies – it's especially good for dance music or thin-sounding recordings.

A headphone socket enables you listen to music without disturbing people around you.

Get yourself a straightforward portable music player with the Roberts Swallow CD9959 Boombox.

Technical specifications for ROBERTS Swallow FM/AM Boombox - Grey & Silver

Type Boombox
Output power 3 W (1.5 W + 1.5 W)
Colour Grey & silver
CD player - 1 disc CD player
- Top-loading
Digital tuner No
Analogue tuner - FM
- AM
Internet radio No
Radio bandwidths supported - FM: 88 - 108 MHz
- MW: 525 - 1605 kHz
- LW: 150 - 285 kHz
Antenna - FM: Swivel telescopic aerial
- MW: Built-in Ferrite bar aerial
- LW: Built-in Ferrite bar aerial
Power source - Mains
- Battery
Battery type LR14 (C size) x 6
Batteries included No
Inputs 3.5 mm jack x 1
Speakers 1 (includes 2 x full range drivers)
Stereo speakers Yes
Box contents - Roberts Swallow FM/AM Boombox
- Power cable
- Instruction book
Dimensions 135 x 250 x 250 mm (H x W x D)
Boxed dimensions 173 x 286 x 280 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 1.79 kg
Boxed weight 2.27 kg
Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year
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Woking GB Music fan
Just wanted a cheap and cheerful but good quality smallish portable CD player - came across this. Reasonable sound quality. Only had a short while so can't say anything yet about reliability but pleased with purchase so far.
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Confirmed purchase: 03 September 2019
Published on: 03 October 2019
(9 out of 10)


Wakefield GB Spoken-word listener
Excellent sound reproduction.
I don't find the controls easy to use.
Confirmed purchase: 22 August 2019
Published on: 19 September 2019
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ROBERTS Swallow FM/AM Boombox - Grey & Silver