In this blog we will look at different types of alarm clocks and compare them to see which one best suit you. The prices range from £10 to £55 with some having better functions than others.
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Digital Travel Alarm Clock
This clock comes at a good price. This small clock was created with the utmost simplicity in mind, and you will have no trouble controlling it. Children, seniors, and the elderly will find it simple. The Travel clock includes a clear display and a handy 5-second on-demand light that can be used to check the time at night.
DreamSky Compact Digital Alarm Clock
- Large Display Electric Alarm Clock with Smart Dimmer: Corded plug in clock with compact streamline design yet large number display. 2” jumbo illuminated LED digits ensure the time is easy to see even for impaired vision people. The patented smart brightness dimmer design allows you set the brightness of display from 0-100 level by easy turn wheel. Needless worry the brightness, either too bright thus affecting your sleep or too dark to read time.
- Adjustable Alarm Sound: Single alarm setting with 9 minutes snooze. No harm “ beep” alarm sound can be set from 30-90 DP as person preference . Needless worry the alarm sound, either too loud thus frightening you or too low to wake you up from deep sleeping. One simple ON/OFF button allows you disable the alarm on weekend.
- USB Charging Port: Convenient USB port allows you to charge your smartphone , ipad or other smart device without plug in wall. handy, convenient and organized.
- Easy Operation Clock: Intuitive setting button, experience zero stress when setting the time or alarm. Easy for kids, seniors and the elderly.
- Outlet Powered with Memorized Battery Backup : Plug in to power the clock with the included DC adapter . 2* AAA batteries ( not included ) needed for storing time and alarm settings in case of power outage. With backup battery power source only, the screen will go blank and alarm will not sound.
This alarm clock comes at a slightly higher price due to it being modern and having better technology. You can charge your smartphone, iPad, or other smart device without having to connect it into the wall thanks to the convenient USB port. The clock is attractive. It’s handy, convenient, and organized. The numbers are attractive and simple to read. The brightness can also be adjusted to meet the individual’s needs and the time of day.
Marathon Travel Alarm Clock
- BUILT IN STAND: Foldable travel alarm clock with 180 degree rotational clock-face.
- LIGHT DISPLAY: Display push button to light up display, remains illuminated. for approximately 5 seconds.
- ALARM WITH SNOOZE: Loud alarm with snooze function, perfect for jetlagged travellers.
- TEMPERATURE / CALENDAR: 12 or 24 Hour display formats with indoor temperature display available in Celsius (°C) or Fahrenheit (°F). Displays Month, Date and Day.
- BATTERY: Includes 1 AAA battery
This clock comes in at the perfect price to pay. The Marathon Travel and Desktop Alarm Clock is a small clock that is ideal for travelling. This clock can be flipped and rotated 180 degrees for stability on flat surfaces. Marathon has kept the size tiny without sacrificing utility, making it ideal for work, nightstand, or bedroom decor. This clock shows the time in 12- or 24-hour formats, the indoor temperature, and the month, date, and day on a calendar. An ergonomic one-touch back light function is included with the Travel and Desktop Alarm Clock. To activate the back light, press the button; it is easy on the eyes while delivering optimum illumination. One battery is included, and its low power consumption ensures a long life.
Marathon Mini Alarm Clock
- SILENT SMOOTH SWEEP: The Marathon Mini Alarm Clocks are engineered with a silent, continuous-sweep second hand quartz movement which does not emits ticking sounds.
- ALARM CLOCK WITH AUTO-NIGHT LIGHT: An ambient light sensor triggers a soft glow to illuminate the dial when placed in low light.
- ALARM CLOCK WITH A SNOOZE: Easy to set up alarm functions with conveniently placed ON/OFF and SNOOZE buttons.
- MARATHON MINI ALARM CLOCK DIMENSIONS: This alarm clock is 7.4 cm in length, 7.4 cm in height and 5 cm in width.
- The Marathon Mini Alarm Clock includes Two AA Batteries in the box and also includes the simplest but the best options that a bedside clock, desk clock or a travel clock can have
The Analog Desk Alarm Clock with Auto-Night Light from Marathon is the ideal combination of form and function. It has an attractive, classic appearance with contemporary twists, making it the ideal bedside instrument. The ambient light sensor ensures that the clock face is lighted and simple to read in the dark. The tick of a sweeping second hand is not heard. The SNOOZE/LIGHT and Alarm ON/OFF buttons are conveniently situated on the top of the clock and are easily reachable even in the dark. Black, White, Blue, Gold, and Silver are among the colours available.
Casio TQ-140-1EF Wake Up Timer Alarm Clock
- Neo-display: A luminous coating provides long-term illumination in the dark after only a short exposure to light
- The daily alarm reminds you of events that recur every day, by emitting an audible signal at the set tim
- Resin case; Dimensions (H x W x D): 57,00 x 57,00 x 33,00 in mm & Weight approx. 64,00 g
- Features: Beeper sound alarm
- The battery supplies the watch with sufficient energy for approx. one year
The price of this alarm is a bargain. The battery can work for up to 1 year with this. This is a simple time and alarm clock format that is very easy to use. The alarm can be easily set using the clock’s time change dial, which may be pushed in to set the alarm and pulled out to change the time. It has the traditional 12-hour format with hours, minutes, and seconds. It’s lit up, so hold it up to the light to charge the paint! You pick the time on the rear dial, then pull up a slide button on the middle back to set the alarm. To turn off, repeat the steps in reverse.
FAMICOZY Compact Digital Travel Alarm Clock
- COMPACT LIGHTWEIGHT-The flip-out stand can fold over to make a cover to protect the screen and your settings when packed.This folding clock is compact and lightweight,perfect for travelling as well as for everyday use at home.It only requires 2 AAA battery(not included) with low power consumption
- EASY TO SET UP-It is very easy to set up without tricky operations.The buttons dont beep when you press them while setting.Bold numbers on the clear screen make it easier to see the time even across the room
- ALARM VOLUME HIGH/LOW OPTIONS-The alarm is reasonably loud without being shocking.It starts to beep slowly and then gets faster for 2 minutes to gently wake you up.Moreover the alarm volume has high and low options to meet your need
- EASY TO STOP ALARM-No more fumbling.Just press any of the four buttons on front to stop the alarm for fast access especially when you are half awake.And it is very easy to set the time and alarm which is more accurate than analog alarm clock
- SNOOZE BACKLIGHT-Big light button on the top can be easily reached out and touched to light up the screen for 5 seconds to see the time in dark.The welcome snooze function can offer you another 5 minutes sleep each time it is initiated
The alarm is loud enough to be heard but not unpleasant. It beeps quietly at first, then accelerates for two minutes to gently wake you awake. Furthermore, the alarm volume may be set to high or low to suit your needs. The large snooze button on top is easily accessible and can provide you with an additional 5 minutes of sleep each time it is activated. The wide screen’s bold digits make it easy to read the time. It is quite simple to set up and does not require any complicated processes. When you hit the buttons while setup, they do not beep. There will be no more fumbling. To stop the alarm, simply push any of the four buttons on the front for quick access, especially when you are partly awake.
Innova Digital Alarm Clock
- Stylish Digital Alarm Clock: Contemporary Compact styling (14cm*3cm*6.8cm) designed to look good anywhere – bedroom, kitchen, lounge or office. Great for travel too.
- Clear, easy to read characters
- Night time dark - so no ambient light to disturb your sleep
- One Touch button at the top of the clock activates a 5 seconds on-demand backlight to see the time in the dark
- One Touch button also activates 5 minutes snooze
This is small & compact, clear to read, overall, a good product. This alarm clock looks great in any room. Time, Alarm Time, and Room Temperature are shown in clear, easy-to-read characters. Backlight and snooze features are controlled via one-touch controls. There is no ambient light to disrupt your sleep, and there is a one-touch snooze button.
In conclusion the best one would be the Innova digital alarm clock as it’s easily portable so you can take it anywhere with you, however all are great products.
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