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    Review Daylight Alarm Clock

    I always was never great at waking up. Could stay up late no problem but never liked getting up early.

    I had a sleep app which showed on average people in sunnier countries slept less so I decided to try something out.

    Got some vitamin d tablets, and a Lumie bodyclock 750. Surprisingly it does actually seem to help me.

    Been slowly waking up early in 15 min increments and finding it no problem. Before I used to find waking up to the alarm clock a chore but it seems almost effortless now.

    I set it to gradually build up sound and light over 30 mins - before I would wake up when it got to max but now I'm starting to wake up even a few minutes before then.

    So for me it seems to be an interesting and successful experiment.

    But I decided to send the 750 back and get the 700 instead as some FM stations in my area aren't available on DAB. Luckily they do a 45 day return.

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    I bought my wife a Phillips one (don’t know the model) around 10 years ago and she loves it.
    I find it really annoying as she has the birds chirping away for the alarm at 6:30am and the light is brighter than the sun
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    Default Re: Daylight Alarm Clock

    I never had a problem getting up in the summer when it was already light out side. When the clocks went back this year I found it hard to get out of bed when the alarm went off so we bought a Lumie alarm clock and I find it so much easier to get up.

    Yes the bird song noise it make is horrible such a harsh sound and loud even on the lowest volume but it works well.

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    Default Re: Daylight Alarm Clock

    As I was half considering it to be a medical experiment I thought might as well get the best one so I could be confident in the result whether it worked or not.

    Mine has features so I can adjust how long it takes to gradually "warm up", what light level, whether I want to add blue light or not, and what type of sound.

    First day I had it on full brightness with blue also enabled and had some bird sounds but the first day I tried it, I found it an even harsher wake up than normal alarm to have this bright torch in my face with horrible bird noises.

    Next day I turned it down a little, turned off the blue light, and found one of the bird noises in it (robin) that was more gentle, and been happy with it from then onwards.

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    Default Re: Daylight Alarm Clock

    The wife has hers set to start really dim and and increase over time and then the birds kick in.
    I thought about breaking it
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    Default Re: Daylight Alarm Clock

    We have a Dachshund that comes and cries outside our door every single morning at exactly the same time as he wants to go out into the garden ffs !!!

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    Default Re: Daylight Alarm Clock

    Quote Originally Posted by dpSparhawk View Post
    We have a Dachshund that comes and cries outside our door every single morning at exactly the same time as he wants to go out into the garden ffs !!!
    We also have two mini schnauzers that do that and a 3 year old

    if you don’t get up fast enough the kitchen floor is a dangerous place to be.
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    Default Re: Daylight Alarm Clock

    I have a miniature schnauzer and I have to drag her out from under the duvet in the morning, and if it's raining, forget it.

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    Default Re: Daylight Alarm Clock

    Quote Originally Posted by MHP View Post
    I have a miniature schnauzer and I have to drag her out from under the duvet in the morning, and if it's raining, forget it.
    It’s pissing down here right now and I have just had to carry them out to the garden if I don’t you can bet they will piss on the floor.
    Two 8yr old schnauzers both scared of rain but fireworks they don’t butt an eyelid. FML.
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    Default Re: Daylight Alarm Clock

    hahaha Dachshunds the same. Fireworks they're like "nobheads" but Rain..... not a chance. That said, they will hold on and eventually brave the rain

    Should have mentioned in my original reply that we have two but it's just the one that cries outside the door every morning

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    Default Re: Daylight Alarm Clock

    My first miniature schnauzer never batted an eye lid to fireworks, but the current one is terrified.

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