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Warranty Service The display lost one section so I packed it up and sent it to TX as directed in the documentation. It was delivered to them on 09/16/08. I have been trying for about two hours to find out when I can expect a replacement. There is no published number for the repair facility and every number I have found on the web, I call and get a different number to call. None of the people I have contacted seem to speak English very well and the only person who even bothered to talk to me stated that once received in TX, the units are shipped to Canada and I should expect a replacement in forty (40) days. He gave me a phone number to call but it seems to be a personal number, not a business number. So I spent $25.00 on a radio and $9.00 so ship it somewhere and I'm out a radio. At least for a month and a half and I have little confidence of ever seeing it again. I would feel a little better if I could find somebody that works there to complain to. I don't think I'll be buying any more RCA products any time soon.

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     I have had this clock radio for maybe a year or so and liked the large upright display, but found the layout to operate it rather complex. Now a few months ago 2 digital lines on the same number have burned out so its very difficult to read the time as it was an hourly number (second from left on the display) and now one of the alarm displays for music wakeup has also burned out. This is a big disappointment- I will also avoid RCA electronics if possible. I hope they read these complaints and do something about quality control!




    Jody F.





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First, move the slide switch at the left rear of the top of the unit all the way to the right. You'll see the colon blinking, indicating that you are in 'set' mode. Now turn the dial that surrounds the ON/OFF button on the top of the unit. You can move it clockwise or counterclockwise, to change the time forward or backward. When done, move the slide switch back to the far left. Done.

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Hi - You can download the manual from the link underlined in blue below:

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SOURCE: Changing time on RCA CD clock radio

UNPLUG!!! Wait 15 seconds. Plug in again, CLOCK will flash 12am.
Press "set" button ONCE.
Press Double Back Arrows |<< to go backward from Midnight
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