Philips Clock Radio AJ1000 Compact design Mirror-finished display
Not as advertised, difficult to use
This alarm clock is a nice size but is NOT "gentile wake" as advertised. The buttons are difficult to find. I bought this one because the snooze broke on my old clock and I should have just kept it because I can't find the snooze on this model anyway! I loved the gentile wake so the music gradually grew louder and this doesn't have it, even though it's stated it does. Also, occasionally our power flicks off for literally 2 seconds and I have to reset the clock and both alarms. My old Philips model did not do this. Very disappointed.
30 January 2013
It's going back to Target tomorrow.
I agree with the other review that the design is nice and fits nicely on the nightstand. However the ease of use is horrible. All the button are flush so you have no idea what you are hitting. When you try to turn the alarm off in the morning you hit the time forward button. It took me 5 days to figure out what I was hitting that caused the time to change. Each night I would have to reset the time. Setting the alarms was not easy either.
28 September 2012
Does the job it is designed for
Attractive design. Small size, it is not intrusive sitting on the night stand. Wakeup buzz is less annoying than most alarm clocks.
10 September 2012