Useless due to brightness
The problem with this clock is the brightness. It’s far too bright, even on the dimmed setting. In a dark room you can see well enough where you are going without having to turn on your bedside lamp. Who the hell ok’d this for production ? I will return this tomorrow. Another let down from KMart.
4.5 stars really
3 light levels from the unit, although I can't tell any difference between the two brighter ones. Always leave it on the dimmest, and haven't had any problems seeing it.
Big Display as you would expect (or at least hope) form the name.
Radio stations come through well. Just a bit fiddly to program the preset stations, and then get back to them, as you have to scroll all the way through from lowest number to highest, so no easy way to get between 2 favorite stations, even if you only program 2 you still have to go all the way through (although only 10 per band, i.e. 10 FM and 10 AM which makes up their 20 presets).
Call it a 2 brightness display & put a button to go through the presets in the other direction and you'd have 5 stars.
Great value for money - a pleasure to use
This product is similar in design to the extremely disappointing and frustrating Philips AJ3232B clock radio. The speaker is only tiny, but it doesn't have the really annoying crackling sounds of the Philips when listening to AM radio. Also, the volume of the radio alarm can be set to any desired level, unlike the Philips which ramps up to full volume regardless of the level set by the user. It just does what most people would expect from a basic, low cost digital AM/FM clock radio, and it does it well. Thanks K-Mart!
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