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Old 06-09-2014, 11:07 AM   #1
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Light up alarm clock?

We're looking for an alarm clock that will run of 12v that can be read in the dark. I suppose a battery powered one would be OK too, as long as it stays lit (not one of those push to light up types).

Anyone have suggestions?
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Old 06-09-2014, 04:22 PM   #2
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We have been looking for the same thing. Hate to wake up in the dark and not know whether to go back to sleep or not. They seem to be hard to find.
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Old 06-09-2014, 05:49 PM   #3
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There are a few on ebay...have you looked there?
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Here's Some that are battery operated.
http://www.amazon.com/Elgin-3675E-Ba.../dp/B0041A5I16

http://www.4alarmclocks.com/battery-alarm-clock.html
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Old 06-09-2014, 06:59 PM   #5
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alarm clock

I found this one at my local drug store. Battery operated. It has a light sensor and lights up when things start to get dark. Goes back to normal during daylight.
It was cheap. Maybe $10. The only marks on it are Model # 30330. Brand appears to be Night vision technology.
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Old 06-09-2014, 09:05 PM   #6
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I use a clock app on my phone. Works great, and is very visible. It is called Night Clock, not sure if it is available from Apple, but it is on Android. It has its own alarm, or you can use the native Android alarm.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...fox.nightclock
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Camping and alarm clocks don't mix.

I do have a clock that runs on a small battery. I really want to know what time it is when it's dark a small LED flash light does the trick.
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If you can't read the clock, it's too dark. Go back to sleep.
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If you can't read the clock, it's too dark. Go back to sleep.
I concur with Glenn.
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Some of us (like me) often like to get up before first light. Best part of the day. Besides, if I wake up, unless it is super early, I am up for good anyway. Never was good at going back to sleep. Darn sleep is a waste of time, but unfortunately neccessary.
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Drugstores seems to have them, but they are not digital and battery operated. They usually have the orange light.
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A quick search of "Model 30330" showed that the clocks are available on-line for $14-$16.
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Another option is a wristwatch (remember those?) with a light-up dial. Mine is a Timex and I keep it in the net pocket that I put in my curtain pockets (when I'm not wearing it). In the photo you will see several "comforts" I added to my trailer. 1. curtains with net pockets, 2. Velcro-mounted pockets for reading material, etc. 3. baby crib bumper attached with Velcro keeps rat fur clean and protects me from hitting metal hardware on wall. Of course, any of my forum postings includes my decor consisting of curtain panels, pillows and furry friends! (click on photo for close-up view)
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London drugs had a large selection or battery operated ones. A dollar store cord could be easily adapted to a battery powered units if a plug in option is prefered. I would choose a clock with a voltage I knew I could get the cord for if planning to add the cord.
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