Sony XDR C1DBP Radiowecker
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Test report: Sony XDR C1DBP Radiowecker
The Radiowecker XDR C1DBP from Sony offers digital DAB + and DAB. The alarm clock is cube-like with regard to its optics and is generally found in the upper price segment of the radio speakers. For its price, the device from Sony but also a lot to offer and in the test is checked, whether the expectations are also met. Just the cube design at the Radiowecker is extraordinary and overall the alarm clock looks elegant. It is a mixture of practical and minimalistic, but everything consists of very high-quality elements. Overall, it can be said that Sony has managed a very good mix. The alarm clock makes a very high-quality impression and with the used materials there is a really very good processing. The Radiowecker with DA + leaves nothing to be desired with regard to its equipment. The display shows bluish and the backlight is dimmable. The very good readability of the radiowecker can always be guaranteed. A large clock display is shown in the display and there are also the two lines extra, where various text ads are enabled. Text messages, for example, are broadcast, weekdays or the alarm time. The device has a side USB slot and this is a special highlight. In this case, smartphones can be loaded. At the top and back of the alarm clock there are almost all the buttons for the transmitter to be selected. In addition, it is also possible to set the alarm time and there are many other settings. Haptically the buttons can be felt well and even in the night the buttons can be distinguished very well. Two different alarm times can be set for the alarm clock, whereby the alarm clock can vary weekend and weekday. On the radio, the overall sound sounds fairly neat, and this is all right because the alarm clock has small dimensions. Very good is the reception both with the DAB transmitters and also with FM. Even the weak transmitters are still very well received at the alarm clock.
The Radiowecker from Sony offers some advantagesThe classic design must of course be emphasized. In addition, the radio reception is good and the operation is simple. When setting up with the two wake-up times, the Radiowecker is very uncomplicated. In addition to the good radio reception, many buyers also believe that the display is dimmable and thus provides for undisturbed sleep. With the sound, however, it is clear that the compact size does not expect hifi sound. The desired contents can be easily and quickly found with the alarm clock. Due to its compact size, the alarm clock can be taken everywhere. No one is stolen by the dimmable display of sleep. The alarm clock can receive all DAB and FM radio transmitters. The display is large and there is the charging function for the smartphones. The two alarm times can be set, the time is always precise via the DAB signal and there is the snooze function. The design is portable and lightweight, there is the integrated dual alarm and the built-in FM radio tuner.
In the test, the XDR C1DBP can convince in all respects. It is a smart little radio watch, which offers a high-quality processing, the clear reception and the good display. The DAB signal is also supplied with the clock at the time of the alarm and thus no radio alarm is required. In the age of smartphones, the USB port of the alarm clock for charging the smartphones is a nice addition and often really practical. In the alarm clock, there are the two lines of 16 characters each for displaying text information. In addition, the alarm clock also offers the 5 preset buttons. There is a manual, which is easy to understand.