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Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature

Travel clock lets you see time, date and temperature easily, even in the dark.


See time, day, date, and indoor temperature at a glance. Big digit display has bright EL backlight that makes it easy to read in the dark. Compact for desktop or night stand. Requires 1 AAA battery (not included). 2" W x 3" L x ¾" D.
Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature
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Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature

Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature

218917p

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Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature
 
3.9

(based on 104 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (11)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (55)
  • Easy to setup (42)
  • Good volume (35)
  • Neat features (34)
  • Lightweight (25)

Cons

  • Difficult to set (11)
  • Complicated controls (7)
  • Flimsy casing (7)

Best Uses

  • Travel (71)
  • Anywhere (37)
  • Daily use (13)
  • Home use (6)
  • Bedroom (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (31), Casual user (16), Traveler (14), Power user (10), Tech savvy (10)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (66), Business (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (34), Yes (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

My favorite alarm clock ever

I've owned 2 of these clocks and will buy a third if something happens to my current clock. I took the first one I owned to Argentina for 6 months and dropped it repeatedly...Read complete review

I've owned 2 of these clocks and will buy a third if something happens to my current clock. I took the first one I owned to Argentina for 6 months and dropped it repeatedly from the top bunk onto a wooden floor (not on purpose of course). It made it through the whole trip.
I found my current alarm clock at the bottom of the washing machine last night while moving my sheets from the washer to the dryer. I figured it was a goner. But after it dried out for a few hours, I popped the battery back in and it came right back on. I used it this morning without any problems.
There are more high tech travel clocks out there, but this one is a great combo between price, size, and durability.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Only a fool could have designed this!

This is a very poorly designed clock, since you have to detach the back to set the time, the alarm, etc. See other negative reviews; they have more details about why this...Read complete review

This is a very poorly designed clock, since you have to detach the back to set the time, the alarm, etc. See other negative reviews; they have more details about why this is dangerous clock to use is you want to wake up for the meeting you flew around the world to attend!

For anyone moving between time zones, this clock is a fatal companion.

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5.0

Perfect Travel Clock

By Chris

from Charlottesville, VA

About Me Casual User

Pros

  • Easy To Set
  • Good Volume
  • Great Features
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anywhere
    • Travel

    Comments about Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature:

    This is the perfect travel clock. It is compact, easy to set (for when you travel in multiple time zones & countries), and takes a beating. I love it so much that I bought two more so I could have them in multiple travel bags and places i.e. short overnight stay bag, long trip travel bag, and on to keep a relatives house when visiting them..

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    It Works - What else Can i say?

    By SteveFromPA

    from Pennsylvania

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set
    • Great Features

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Folds Flat For Travel
      • Lightweight
      • Travel

      Comments about Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature:

      I bought this for personal travel where I would be staying with family or at a friends house or small B&B or an Inn where it is not guaranteed that there will be an alarm clock in the bedroom. It works as described but I was unable to read the time at night without first having to press a button. And other than it being plastic and "cheap" feeling, it works just fine.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      One of the best of its kind

      By Phil the Producer

      from New York, NY

      About Me Power User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set
      • looks good
      • Reliable

      Cons

      • Detachable Back Piece
      • Knobs At Joint Not Sturdy

      Best Uses

      • Anywhere
      • Recording Session
      • Travel

      Comments about Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature:

      Amazingly, there are not a lot of good choices in travel clocks, so after recent research this is the 2nd one of these I purchased after some years. Setting the clock requires removing the small plastic back, and sliding a small knob to different functions (time, alarm, calendar, etc) which feels cheaply made, and worse with this more recent version. I would have been happier to have a stronger AA battery but the AAA works fairly well. I had to replace only because the 1st one's knobs at the folding joint broke off from wear and tear.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      1.0

      Not loud enough

      By FRE

      from Albuquerque, NM

      About Me Casual User

      Pros

      • Easy To Read And Set

      Cons

      • not loud enough

      Best Uses

        Comments about Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature:

        The alarm is not loud enough to awaken me. In fact, even when I am awake, the sound is very very soft. It may be OK for people who have excellent hearing, but for the many of us with a limited ability to hear high frequencies, it is useless as an alarm clock.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        All in one gadget

        By Rose

        from Irwin, Pa

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set
        • Good Volume
        • Great Features
        • Not Big And Bulky
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature:

            This is a great size that had everything I wanted in one gadget.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            2.0

            Disappointed

            By Sus

            from Ms

            About Me Power User

            Pros

            • Easy To Set
            • Good Volume
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Anywhere
              • Travel

              Comments about Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature:

              Perfect for travel if I could see the face too dark

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              1.0

              Display not working properly

              By NYSF

              from San Francisco, CA

              About Me Power User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Backlight Not Working
                • Display Not Working
                • Unreliable

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature:

                  Got this as a gift over 15 years ago & have been using it regularly since then. The display started getting faint & when pressing the backlight it was even harder to see the display so I thought it was time to get a new one. Since I loved this one so much I figured i'd just get a new one vs shopping around for a different brand/product.

                  Received my new one & the display was as poorly visible as the old one that I have. When pressing the backlight it does light up but the time is not visible AT ALL. I don't know if it's an issue of being on the shelf for so long or what the issue is but I did not want to risk re-ordering another one only to have the same problem.

                  Brookstone has promised me a refund including shipping & hopefully that will happen.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Had 3 off them

                  By Salzy

                  from Dallas TX

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Set
                  • Good Volume
                  • Great Features
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                  • Maby The Casing A Bit Fra

                  Best Uses

                  • Anywhere
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature:

                  It is so small and works great

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  1.0

                  bad quality- alarm setting doesn't work

                  By lisa d

                  from oakland ca

                  About Me Power User

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature:

                        I have had to buy 4 new one's in the last 3 years because the alarm setting stops working correctly after about a year. isn't worth buying. is poor quality.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        A great alarm clock

                        By Jules

                        from Woodland, CA

                        About Me Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Set
                        • Great Features
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Anywhere

                          Comments about Bright Backlight Travel Alarm Clock With Temperature:

                          My favorite feature of this alarm clock is that there is no disturbing light, I need a dark room to sleep. If I need to read the time all I have to do is push down on the bar across the top of the clock. Genius.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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