Out of 83 Ratings

Owner's of the Sony Clock Radio DREAM MACHINE gave it a score of 3.9 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.11 out of 5
  • Durability

    4.26 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    3.99 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.03 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.11 out of 5
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To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this apparatus to rain or
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers,
tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place lighted
candles on the apparatus.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing,
and do not place objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, on the apparatus.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit
from the mains, connect the unit to an easily
accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug
from the AC outlet immediately.
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate this
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace only with the same or
equivalent type.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to
the presence of uninsulated “dangerous
voltage” within the product’s enclosure that
may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute
a risk of electric shock to persons.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to
the presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to correct the interference by one or more
of the following measures:
— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
— Increase the separation between the equipment
and receiver.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
dierent from that to which the receiver is
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
Replace the battery for the clock backup with a
Sony CR2032 lithium battery. Use of another
battery may present a risk of fire or explosion.
Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not
recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire.
Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away
from children.
Important Safety
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized
plug has two blades with one wider than the
other. A grounding type plug has two blades
and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
or the third prong are provided for your safety.
If the provided plug does not fit into your
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement
of the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the apparatus.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by
the manufacturer.
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold
with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use
caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
or when unused for long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen
into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.
For the state of california, USA only
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, See
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
Large, easy to-see, 1.4 inch green LED.
Dual alarm FM/AM Clock radio.
Various types of alarms — buzzer, radio and
Automatic time set — When you plug the clock
in for the first time, the current time will be
shown in the display.
Automatic Daylight Saving Time/Summer time
Date button to display month, day and year.
Brightness control (High/Middle/Low).
No Power No Problem™ alarm system to keep
the clock and the alarm operating during a
power interruption with a CR2032 battery
Extendable snooze — Snooze time can be
extended from 10 up to 60 minutes.
Progressive Alarm Speed (buzzer only).
Play the unit on the power source specified in
To disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead),
pull it out by the plug, not the cord.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC
power source (mains) as long as it is connected
to the wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been
turned off.
The nameplate and important information
concerning safety are located on the bottom
Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat
source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
mechanical vibration, or shock.
Allow adequate air circulation to prevent
internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit on
a surface (a rug, a blanket, etc.) or near
materials (a curtain) which might block the
ventilation holes.
Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by
qualified personnel before operating it any
To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened
with a mild detergent solution.
Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
good contact.
Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
installing the battery.
Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
If you have any questions or problems concerning
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Should any problem occur with the unit, make
the following simple checks to determine whether
or not servicing is required.
If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony
The clock flashes “AM 12:00”.
A power interruption occurred and the backup
battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove the
old battery and install a new one.
The buzzer, radio or melody alarm does not
sound at the preset alarm time.
Check that the buzzer, radio or melody alarm is
activated (the ALARM A (or B) indicator lights
The radio alarm is activated but does not
sound at the preset alarm time.
Check that the volume is not set to minimum.
When daylight saving time begins, the clock
does not employ the daylight saving time
Make sure the clock is set correctly.
Press and hold DST for at least 3 seconds to
activate the automatic DST/summer time
This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as back-up power source for the clock, which is preset
to EST (Eastern Standard Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
Time display
12-hour System
Frequency range
Band Frequency
FM 87.5 – 108 MHz
AM 530 – 1 710 kHz
Approx. 6.6 cm (2
/8 inches) dia., 8 Ω
Power output
180 mW (at 10% harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
For power backup: 3 V DC, one CR2032 battery
Approx. 178.9 × 121.8 × 88.5 mm (w/h/d)
/8 × 4
/8 × 3
/2 inches) incl. projecting parts and
Approx. 638 g (1 lb 6.5 oz) incl. CR2032 battery
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.