The radio works well, once you find a decent signal, with the antenna. It comes with a back-up battery which keeps the alarm active( you wont over sleep in an outage). It also has a power adapter and a card with quick instructions.
The radio is way smaller than the picture makes it seem. The reception is not too good after you scan and select your stations.
The sangean has two separate alarm settings with either a gentle awaking setting or a standard buzzer setting. I use one for weekdays, and the other for weekends (it has additional modes). The weekday only alarm setting is a nice option. I love the hu... Read More
It has no battery back-up, but it has a capacitor to store power if/when the electricity goes out. There are two brightness one is 100% full, and one is adjustable from 0% to 100% with a dial on the bottom. The brightness is adjustable for sleeping.
This radio uses the atomic clock to keep it set to the correct time. It has two wire antennas, one for reception and one for the atomic clock time setting feature. Rbds ct is not on every rds station so you have to listen to a radio station for a few ... Read More
The instruction manual is pretty straight forward, and i found it easy to set up. Their menus were simple and easily adapted to.
It blows away my old clock radio. This is now my second sangean radio, i also own the hdr-18 table am-fm hd radio. Very pleased with this radio.
The rcr-22 is wrong by one hour for about half the year. Even when i turn off daylight saving time, the clock insists on changing the time every dst. My casio 'g-shock' wristwatch gets a time signal almost every night, but this couldn't get any clock ... Read More
Trying to sleep with this thing on the bedside table is like having someone shining a flashlight in your eyes. There's a dimmer knob on the bottom of the unit that the manual doesn't even mention, but it doesn't do anything but dim the glowing red ala... Read More
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