(Pocket-lint) - Pure Digital has announced an updated version of its popular 1 speaker digital radio player. The new features include improved audio, display and design.

The case has been rounded slightly and you can now have a choice of maple or cherry finishes. Additionally the display has been tinkered with - it's now blue and white rather than black and green and Pure Digital has even included a countdown timer for the kitchen user.

More interesting is the addition of a USB connector for product updates implying that this isn't the last update we are are going to see.

The Evoke will keep its price of £100 and be shipping from August.

Technical Specifications:
Stereo digital radio (stereo output requires optional auxiliary speaker, headphones or external amplifier) with full Band III reception capability, for reception of all UK DAB broadcasts.

Frequency range: Band III (174 - 240 MHz), with fast autotune feature.

Alarm: Alarm setting with station or tone selection.

Timer: Countdown timer for kitchen use.

Speaker: Full-range 3" drive unit.

Input connectors: RF F-connector for 75 Ohm DAB aerial connection (telescopic aerial supplied). USB connector for software upgrades. Power input.

Output connectors: 3.5 mm sockets for stereo analogue audio output, headphone output and auxiliary speaker connection.

Controls: Power on/standby, volume, tune/select, autotune, info, menu, timer and 6 presets.

LCD display: High-resolution white-on-blue LCD display with selectable brightness levels.

Power supply: 230V AC to 9V DC external power adapter.

Approvals: CE marked. Compliant with the EMC and Low Voltage Directives (89/336/EEC and 73/23/EEC).

Dimensions (mm): 210 (w) x 175 (h) x 110 (d).

Aerial: Telescopic aerial supplied.

Writing by Stuart Miles.