When seeking to buy a new clock radio in the summer of last year I wanted something a little bit special. After moving on from the FM days of radio and getting sick of the crackly radio receptions that were waking me up each morning and being the last thing I heard each night, I wanted something with a bit more quality. Indeed, one of the first items I came across in my hunt for new device was this Acoustic Solutions Clock Radio With iPod Dock. Having had previously good experiences with the brand I had no hesitation in forking out the £40 asking price and have no regrets since as this really is a superb piece of kit!
The first appeal for me on this was the DAB radio features which served my needs for an end to the days of crackly FM reception. The DAB works a treat on these models and the company have been producing the radios since they first were invented so have them pretty much spot on at the moment. It tunes quickly, picks up all the stations you would expect, keeps a consistent strong connection with a auto tune function and the ability to set presets. Works a treat, much better being woken up to classic fm in crisp clear DAB quality sound.
The second appeal was the ipod dock which is ideal for me as it's the item I use to play music whenever I listen to it. My entire collection is on there and I never use CD's anymore so having the ability to connect my ipod to the dock and listen through the speakers whilst in the bedroom or to wake me up is ideal. The sound is crisp and quality too!
The whole device is rather big and bigger than the normal clock radio I have been using and struggles to fit on my table. It comes in a gleaming white and looks very stylish and very modern and carries quite a weight to it. All together a well made, good looking piece of kit.
The actual clock itself lights up a bright green colour and works as it should. You can set the alarm easily and its easy to get the time set too. No need for instructions, even a technophobe could get this up and running in a matter of minutes.
All in all then this is a great little item, with a range of features that is easy to use and install. Its well worth your time and money if like me you are both a fan of radio and a fan of the ipod.
Essential and has changed my morning and evening routines!
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