(To access alarms, Press and hold the MENU button, then using the SKIP + / SKIP - as arrow keys and ENTER to select, Choose SYSTEM then ALARM)
An active alarm is indicated by its icon in the top line of the display.
Note: Alarms can be switched on or off in standby mode (see below), however, the alarm parameters can only be set when the radio is on.
To set or change alarm 1, press SKIP+ once, then press ENTER. To set or change alarm 2, press SKIP+ twice, then press ENTER. To set or change alarm 3, press SKIP+ three times, then press ENTER. To set or change alarm 4, press SKIP+ four times, then press ENTER.
To exit alarm setting mode, press BACK again.
The alarm setup prompts you for the following parameters. Select a value for each parameter in press the SKIP-/SKIP+ button control and press ENTER to confirm and move on to the next parameter.
- On time: hours and minutes Duration: 15 | 30 | 45 | 60 | 90 minutes If the alarm is not cancelled returns to standby after this time period.
- Source: DAB | FM | Buzzer If DAB or FM is chosen as the audio source you will also be prompted to select the Last played station or one of the preset stations (if set).
- Daily | Once | Weekends | Weekdays Choose the days on which the alarm is active. Note: if you choose ‘Once’, you are prompted to enter the required date.
- Volume: (increase using the right button or decrease using the left button) This is the volume the alarm will build up to. (Initially the alarm sounds at a low volume and gradually gets louder to the set volume).
- Alarm: Off | On
In all listening modes active alarms are indicated by displaying the relevant Alarm 1 and / or Alarm 2 / Alarm 3 Alarm 4 icons.
At the set time, the alarm will sound, quietly at first, then gradually building up to the set volume. When an alarm sounds, the bell icon in the display flashes.
To cancel a sounding alarm and switch the radio to standby by pressing standby.