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Topic # 93644 25-Nov-2011 18:32 Send private message

I'm trying to find somewhere that sells a basic LED mains powered bedside alarm clock.

These used to be common as mud, priced around $20.00 from the likes of DSE etc.

If you want one to dock your iPhone / have surround sound / make coffee etc. you are spoilt for choice, but can't seem to find a basic, small LED clock any more. Don't even need a radio in it!

The closest I've seen is this, but it's physically a bit big.

Anyone got any other ideas??

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  Reply # 550088 25-Nov-2011 18:37 Send private message

Try moore wilsons There are also heaps on the dse website, a philips one for $25 etc



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  Reply # 550090 25-Nov-2011 18:42 Send private message

Perfect - thanks for that.

I'd searched the DSE site using "alarm clock" but if you look for "clock radio" there's several which will do just fine!

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  Reply # 550091 25-Nov-2011 18:46 Send private message

RunningMan: Perfect - thanks for that.

I'd searched the DSE site using "alarm clock" but if you look for "clock radio" there's several which will do just fine!


yes, it doesn't have the best search engine does it. It used to have a live search which displayed results as your typed, but the new website is so dumbed down.



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  Reply # 550093 25-Nov-2011 18:51 Send private message

mattwnz:
yes, it doesn't have the best search engine does it. It used to have a live search which displayed results as your typed, but the new website is so dumbed down.


Not wrong there!

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  Reply # 550176 26-Nov-2011 08:25 Send private message

Warehouse

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  Reply # 550178 26-Nov-2011 08:27 Send private message

Briscoes have cheap Philips and Teac models.



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  Reply # 550366 26-Nov-2011 17:20 Send private message

Brilliant - thank you all for your help!

I see The Warehouse have a baisc one for $10.00, which tells the time, and has an alarm - everything I could wish for in an alarm clock :-)

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  Reply # 550384 26-Nov-2011 18:37 Send private message

RunningMan: Brilliant - thank you all for your help!

I see The Warehouse have a baisc one for $10.00, which tells the time, and has an alarm - everything I could wish for in an alarm clock :-)


I saw in harvey norman, that there is a good sony one for just $25 on special

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  Reply # 550802 28-Nov-2011 09:56 Send private message

I've been looking for an auto dimming digital clock for ages. I don't need a radio, an iPod dock, or anything else, just a clock that I can see at night that isn't too bright. Even one that doesn't auto dim is fine if it's pretty dim to start with. Anyone know where I can get one of those?




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  Reply # 550819 28-Nov-2011 10:27 Send private message

Or you could stick some window tint/tint duraceal over the face?

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  Reply # 550820 28-Nov-2011 10:29 Send private message

TheUngeek: Or you could stick some window tint/tint duraceal over the face?


Sure, I thought about that, but I'd still have to find one to start with. A regular radio alarm clock from dse should be fine, but they're all pretty ugly.




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