2014 Electronics Holiday Gift Guide
2 used from $175.00

Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for up to $0.25
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • JBL Time Machine Alarm Clock/Dock for iPod (Black)
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

JBL Time Machine Alarm Clock/Dock for iPod (Black)

by JBL

Available from these sellers.
  • Wake up to favorite songs stored on your iPod--also includes radio and dual alarm
  • Large backlit LCD is easy to read, making menu navigation a snap
  • O-shaped, two-way speaker design with 6 watts of power per channel
  • Upward-firing tweeter and horizontal low and midrange transducers provide a 360-degree sound field
  • Compatibility: iPod nano (1G and 2G), iPod mini, 3G iPod, 4G iPod with click wheel, iPod Color, iPod Video
See more product details
2 used from $175.00

Accessorize Your Tech Gear

Accessorize Your Tech Gear
Check out the latest accessories for your cell phone, tablet, camera, and more. Learn more

Product Information

Technical Details
Brand NameJBL
Item Weight6.6 pounds
Product Dimensions10.8 x 10.8 x 10.8 inches
Item model numberON-TIME-BLK
Number of Items1
  
Additional Information
ASINB000E7GDVY
Best Sellers Rank #506,229 in Cell Phones & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight6.6 pounds
ShippingCurrently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
Date First AvailableApril 18, 2005
  
Feedback
 

Technical Details

  • Brand Name: JBL
  • Model: ON-TIME-BLK
  • Width: 10 inches
  • Depth: 10 inches
  • Height: 10 inches
See more technical details

Product Description

Product Description

Halo acoustics gives 360 degrees of sound, a large, backlit LCD, an iPod Universal Dock, an alarm clock, AM/FM radio & a line-in for other audio products Signal-to-Noise Ratio - >80dB Voltage Input - 100 - 230 VAC, 50 - 60 Hz, for use around the world Dimensions - Width - 7 x Depth - 3.5 x Height - 1.4

Amazon.com

Rise and shine every morning to your favorite music stored on your iPod instead of fuzzy radio stations with the uniquely designed JBL Time Machine Alarm Clock/Dock. The speakers are encased in an O-shaped bridge above the dome-shaped dock with digital clock. In addition to the iPod dock, it includes a radio, clock and dual alarm. Its two Phoenix aluminum-domed full-range transducers are driven by powerful neodymium magnets. The Ridge tweeter provides accurate high frequencies. This two-way design provides a full, rich frequency response from the lowest bass to the highest highs.

Features:

  • Compatibility: JBL On Time incorporates the Apple iPod Universal Dock adapter and is compatible with most docking versions of the iPod, including nano and 5G versions. A stereo mini jack connection allows you to enjoy high-quality audio from a variety of other devices, including the iPod shuffle, MP3 and CD players, desktop and laptop computers (all platforms), and satellite radio.
  • Easy-to-Use Music and Navigation Controls: Just a touch increases or decreases the volume; another touch allows you to choose iPod, radio or auxiliary as your source. The five FM and five AM radio channel presets are simple to program. And JBL On Time remembers your source and the last volume setting, even after your music source is turned off.
  • Time and Alarm Features: Wake up to a favorite song youÕve stored on your iPod. The intuitive user interface allows for all functions to be programmed easily using navigation buttons that provide instant access to the menus. Change settings such as language, alarms and snooze. The automatic time-set feature provides one-button time setting.
  • Display: The large backlit LCD is easy to read, making menu navigation a snap. Automatic dimming provides the correct brightness level in any environment. A dome light provides a glow for your iPod; lighted buttons are easy to find in the dark.
  • Halo Acoustics: The horizontal acoustic level optimization, or Halo acoustics, design provides a full, rich sound field from any direction. The upward-firing tweeter and horizontal low and midrange transducers provide a 360-degree sound field.
  • OnePoint Design: The OnePoint iPod connectors provide the connection to your computer. Connect the standard iPod cable to the rear of JBL On Time and, every time you dock your iPod, youÕll have a connection for synchronizing.
  • Evercharge Topology: Provides power to charge your iPod, even when itÕs not connected to the computer, or the system is off.
  • Backup Battery: The unit's memory is kept by a backup battery. Even with the power out, JBL On Time will provide the alarm function.
  • TimeCrawler: You can set the clock automatically from any local radio station that transmits the time in its signal.
  • OCT (Optimized Compression Topology): JBL On Time utilizes a proprietary compression technology to ensure clean, accurate sound at high output levels.
  • Power Output: 6 Watts per channel (left, right, tweeter)
  • Dimensions: 10 by 10 inches (WxH)

iPod Compatibility
iPod nano 1G, iPod nano 2G, iPod mini, iPod 3G, iPod 4G (Clickwheel), iPod Color, iPod 5G/5.5G Video


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Customer Reviews

Sound quality is pretty good.
Brooks Flood
The unit does not come with an adapter to fit the new 4 or 8 GB nano ipods.
Rye
This issue is yours, not Apple's.
Tom Blue

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

41 of 41 people found the following review helpful By Theseus on August 19, 2006
Verified Purchase
Pros:

-Dual alarms
-Progressively increasing volume of radio alarm
-Good overall sound quality
-Easy to use basic features by touch
-Informative LCD screen

Cons:

-Overdone styling
-Complicated menus/setup
-LCD screen is small and hard to read

Well, I've been living with this for about 3 weeks now, and I'm pleased with the purchase. I needed to replace an 8 year old Philips CD-radio with dual alarms mostly because the sound quality was like listening to AM radio through a drive-through restaurant speaker.

One of my top priorities, other than sound quality, was a dual alarm. I can't tell you how helpful these are if your schedule changes day to day. Not only does the JBL have dual alarms, it does it better than any other system I've seen. It has a separate on/off button for each alarm AND you have the option to have each alarm set to go off on weekdays only, weekends only, or all 7 days. This is also the first alarm I have had with a progressively increasing volume on alarm. It will start playing the music fairly soft and gradually increase the volume over the next 30 seconds or more. This is much gentler than the jarring way most alarms go off (or worse, the dreaded BEEP). Be sure, though, that if you do not respond to the alarm, it continues to get louder and should be enough to wake up even heavy sleepers. If that's not sufficient, it does have the obligitory BEEP alarm, too.

As far as sound quality goes, it's as good as your average, similarly priced "boom box." It gets plenty loud, has decent bass, and the highs are clear. It won't hold a candle to a good home theater/stereo system, but it's more than adequate for a bedroom.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
24 of 25 people found the following review helpful By Hardeep Bindra on June 8, 2006
I just got this a week or so ago and have been thoroughly enjoying the soundstation. the product itself was a little smaller than i expected [bought it online didnt see it in action as the specs made sense to me]-- but sound quality is fantastic [given the size]. though not at serious audiophiles standard, its great to use in a bedroom or office setting. i like this better than my bose wave radio.

stylish in its looks and the ambient light at night looks really cool -- too bad one sleeps through it.

the previous commenter mentioned that the unit didnt start off from where it was turned off -- and i havent seen that at all. maybe it was a defective piece, but i dont believe that's the case for all of them [you might want to return for a new one].

three other folks who have seen and experienced it at my office have gone out and bought it. i recommend the clock version [slightly more in price but definitely worth the extra features].
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Tom Blue on May 8, 2007
The unit is fantastic except for one major issue - the wake to song feature doesn't work on newer iPods. From what I hear, JBL recommends contacting Apple to backdate your iPod firmware version so the feature will work properly.

Yeah right. Stupid idea, bad recommendation.

JBL - You are a big company with a reputation to uphold. Please provide a fix for this yourselves. This issue is yours, not Apple's.
3 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By K. Harrison on August 4, 2006
The size is small and compact but has awesome sound. I is hard to move room to room because when you unplug it you then need to reset all the settings once again. Also, when you turn it off the songs start at the beginning and needs to be reset to where you left off.

However it is an incredible machine and I really like it.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Steve K VINE VOICE on January 5, 2007
Pros:

-Looks cool

-Sounds GREAT

Cons:

-Expensive

-No remote?

-Wake-to-iPod song does not work.

-nightlight WAY too bright

I own an 80 gig black iPod video. I got this as a gift because I always wanted to wake up to a specific song on my iPod. Supposedly, this thing is supposed to do it. It doesn't. Please, please do not buy this if you own an iPod video and expect it to wake to a specific song. I have yet to find out if the unit is defective, or if there's something I'm doing wrong, but my guess is that because my iPod is one of the latest generations, that it doesn't work with this thing.

The sound is GREAT. And it does look cool. But it's EXPENSIVE - and for such an expensive price you'd expect a remote right? WRONG. Also, the nightlight is WAY too bright and I've had to throw a shirt over it at night otherwise my room is a hazy blue all night.

Close but no cigar on this unit.

If anyone has gotten this thing to work (wake to specific song) with the new generation of iPods, please let me know.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Rod Ezquerra on April 9, 2007
Verified Purchase
Sound quality excellent ... can't complain here.

Menu is not so good, and integration with iPod sucks (you cannot program what you want it to play in the morning if you have latest software on iPod or Gen 5 iPod .... that really sucks !!!).
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Chewbacca on January 4, 2007
Verified Purchase
Before purchasing this item I read many of the reviews posted on amazon. Many said what I am about to say, but I chose to ignore them. I should have listened! This clock sounds good and looks good, that's where the good stops. It is supposed to increase in volume when the alarm function is used. Mine did not. Only came on at a jarring volume. No way to control it. I sent it back to amazon for a replacement. The new one worked the same way. I now sent it back to JBL for a replacement, and am waiting arrival of that one. It really needs a remote control. Using the ipod controls while it is docked in the unit is a pain. I bought my son a $70 Memorex ipod clock radio. It came with a remote. And the alarm volume increases automatically like this one is supposed to. The display points up so it is hard to read from bed without lifting your head up. Sound quality and appearance are the only reasons this unit rates three stars.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews