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Timex T035WC2 Color Changing Alarm Clock with Soothing Sounds (White)

by Timex
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  • 7 changing colors on cabinet and display, with simple and convenient controls for easy operation
  • Wake to 4 soothing nature sounds or buzzer alarm; 24 Hour Set-And-Forget Alarm that has auto repeat and auto shutoff
  • Large, easy-to-read LCD shows hour, minute, month, date and day of week; as well as 12 or 24 hour time display
  • 24 hour countdown timer for appointments, meetings, naps, etc.; as well as an adjustable snooze from 1 to 60 minutes
  • Indoor thermometer (Fahrenheit or Celsius)
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Product Description

Product Description

Unique, compact, clear sphere-shaped alarm clock with soothing sounds and illuminated, color changing cabinet. The back-lit Indigo LCD display shows time, month, date, day of the week, and indoor temperature. You can fall asleep to your choice of four soothing sounds with an auto shutoff timer, and wake to one of the four sounds or a buzzer alarm. There's a separate 24 hour timer that can be set to remind you of important appointments or even to wake you from a short nap without having to change your regular alarm setting. And an auto snooze function that will automatically activate the snooze function up to 3 times for those mornings when you really need a little extra sleep.

The Timex Story

Timex Group B.V. is one of the best-known American watch companies. Timex's U.S. headquarters are located in Middlebury Connecticut and it has substantial operations in China, the Philippines and India and full scale sales companies in Canada, the UK, France and Mexico.

The company began in 1854 as Waterbury Clock in Connecticut's Naugatuck Valley, known during the nineteenth century as the "Switzerland of America." Sister company Waterbury Watch manufactured the first inexpensive mechanical pocket watch in 1880. During World War I, Waterbury began making wristwatches, which had only just become popular, and in 1933 it made history by creating the first Mickey Mouse clock under license from Walt Disney, with Mickey's hands pointing the time.

During World War II, Waterbury renamed itself U.S. Time Company. In 1950 the company introduced a wristwatch called the Timex. Over the next three decades, Timex was sold through a series of advertisements which emphasized its durability by putting the watch through "torture tests," such as falling over the Grand Coulee Dam or being strapped to the propeller of an outboard motor, with the slogan "It takes a licking and keeps on ticking." With the help of former Olympic broadcaster, spokesman John Cameron Swayze, sales took off. The company later became Timex Corporation, then Timex Group and, to date, has sold over one billion watches.

The company has remained very competitive and the Timex brand continues its dominance through present day. Its primary market remains the United States and Canada, although the Timex brand is sold worldwide due to its ability to capitalize on its strong brand image and reputation for quality.

One of the most successful and important features available on many Timex watches is the Indiglo backlight system. Indiglo is a brand name of Indiglo Corporation, solely owned by Timex for licensing purposes. Timex electroluminescent lamps, branded Indiglo, were introduced in 1992 in the Ironman watch line. They were an immediate success. The Indiglo lamp uniformly lights the surface of the Timex’s watch dials in a manner that makes the dial read very easily in many different light settings. In some newer watches the Indiglo backlight only lights up the numbers, rather than the entire LCD display, which is achieved by means of a specialized film that inverts the LCD transmissivity.

Today, Timex Group products are manufactured in the Far East and in Switzerland often based on technology that continues to be developed in the United States and in Germany. With a large and varied line of watches, Timex has the style for everyone. From the locker room to the board room, there is a great Timex style time-piece for you.


Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 3.4 x 4.1 x 3.9 inches ; 6.4 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B00556O5B4
  • Item model number: T035WC2
  • Batteries 3 AAA batteries required.
  • Average Customer Review: 2.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (311 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #21,417 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: June 9, 2011

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Very disappointed in this Timex clock expected better from them.
Donna
Would be very hard to use as an alarm clock because it would be difficult to work in the morning when you need to use the snooze button and turn off the alarm.
Christine M. Wrobel
The alarm sounds are almost too soothing to wake a sleeping teenager.
ASM

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

530 of 543 people found the following review helpful By Julia Bernd on March 20, 2013
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I am a connoisseur of bad usability design, and I love this alarm clock! I have definitely gotten my money’s worth of amusement out of it. It’s like the design team at Timex set out to take a simple, well-established piece of technology and make it as unusable as possible.

I can’t decide which is my favorite feature.
Is it the ear-splitting beep at every button-press that wakes up everyone in the house when you go to set your alarm at night?
Is it the small, close-set buttons that each have several features having nothing to do with the feature they’re labeled with?
Is it the “soothing sound” that goes PING! PING! every five seconds or so?

...No, I think my favorite feature of all is the placement of two of the buttons arranged vertically on the front surface of the clock: the Up button BELOW the Down button.

Beautiful!
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110 of 115 people found the following review helpful By D O on December 21, 2011
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As far as I can tell, the colors only change when 1) a button is pressed or 2) you play the "soothing sounds". Otherwise it looks like a clear plastic sphere with a white faceplace/insert. The silver "button" on top apparently does nothing (I thought this would be perfect for snooze!). The soothing sounds are very digitized, but for the price I wasn't expecting much from that feature. I had thought with an "INDIGLO night-light" that the clock would remain backlit at night, but that does not appear to be the case--at night you have to press one of the face buttons (which always BEEP when pressed, annoying!) and then you get a brief backlight.

The pros...it's cheap, it tells the time/date/temperature (though I have yet to understand why anyone needs their room temperature readout on their clock), you can wake up to a pseudo-nature sound that is not a buzzer, and it runs on batteries so it is small and compact without needing a trailing cord. I think the design overall is cute, but the functionality could have been much improved.
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44 of 47 people found the following review helpful By NDS on December 2, 2012
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I decided to buy this clock based on everyone else's "bad" reviews. So glad that I did! I wanted a small white or clear clock for my baby's nursery. I needed something that was battery operated, so I could move it around the room and not have to worry about finding a free plug. I really like that the color changing lights don't stay on constantly, only when the "nature sounds" are on. (My baby seems to enjoy listening to those sounds and watching the lights.) I also like that you can set the amount of time until the sounds shut off (one hour or less), so that it doesn't stay on all night. Seeing as how this is used in my baby's room, I also love the thermometer function. Bottom line, this is a nice, small, inexpensive, simple clock. As long as you read the manual, operating this clock is not confusing at all. Perfect for what I was looking for. However, I do not use it as an alarm clock, and not sure that I would. I am a sound sleeper and I don't think that the nature sounds would wake me up. There is a beeping alarm option, but it isn't very loud compared to other alarm clocks out there.
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63 of 70 people found the following review helpful By RMV on January 2, 2012
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I almost sent this back because it's battery powered and very small. But when I saw all the things it does, I decided to keep...changes colors, gives you soothing sounds to go to sleep by, gives you the room temperature, has easy to use settings for alarm and snooze....very neat little gadget. I just wish it was AC and twice as big.
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36 of 43 people found the following review helpful By Ino on February 14, 2012
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You can't get the "soothing sounds" with the countdown timer. The countdown timer has only a harsh beeping noise. The "UP" button did not work, which meant I could not turn up the volume -- it was stuck on lowest volume forever -- though I could adjust the time by pressing the DOWN button for a long time.

The clock is cute, the changing colors are cute (though they light up & change only when you press a button). I liked the soothing sounds, though they are "computer-like," but I needed them for the timer. I returned the clock.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By TRISH84 on September 15, 2011
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I think it is super cute!! I love the sounds, the different colors that light up, the temperature feature and its unique look and size. Also, the alarm features works very well. All in all I really like it and would recommend it for anyone who is looking for something that doesnt take up too much space and is convenient .
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Eric Boyd on January 20, 2013
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There is no way to turn off the sounds made when pressing buttons. The only way to get the nightlight on is to press a button...so it makes noises even when you are just trying to find the time in the middle of the night.

The nature sounds are very mechanical and noisy. It is really just not worth it, spend a little more and get something else.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By JLYNN on November 2, 2011
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IT WAS NOT WHAT I EXPECTED AND I THOUGHT IT WAS A LITTLE ON THE CHEAP LOOKING SIDE. I HAD TO HAVE MY HUSBAND SET IT CAUSE THE INSTRUCTIONS ARE NOT USER FRIENDLY. THE ONLY TIME YOU CAN READ THE TIME IS WHEN IT IS GOING OFF AND THE LIGHTS ARE FLASHING, THEN IT GOES DARK AGAIN. I KEEP IT ON MY BED STAND BUT I ALSO KEEP MY OLD ALARM THERE SO I CAN SEE THE TIME.
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