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Pros and Cons

Cons1

There are selections that pop up on the screen that aren't mentioned in the user manual. Instructions are manageable but not worth going through that many steps to realize you can't change the a. The time is hard to read.

Pros5

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.

Cons2

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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