Question about GE 7-4897 Clock Radio

1 Answer

Alarm Volume How do I turn down the alarm volume when it is set to beep? (Not set to music.)

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 30 Answers


Posted on Jun 30, 2007

  • Shane Carey
    Shane Carey Jun 05, 2014

    How do change the radio alarm volume



1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

P3015 beep

Here are some possible reasons why your printer is beeping:
1. Your printer is connected to a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply). When the printer goes through the printing cycle it uses a massive amount of electricity. During those few seconds of power usage, the UPS will beep indicating that it will not be able to sustain that power output for any period of time.

How to fix: Move your printer to another outlet and don't connect it to a UPS
2. You have an MFP (multi-function printer) that is attempting to fax again and again. When sending a fax, it's typical that the printer makes noises (dialing, connecting, etc). One of these noises is a fax response beep.
How to fix: Check your printers menu and turn off/down the fax volume
3. Some printers with an LCD menu and keypad make noise when keys are pressed or the printer encounters an alarm of some type. This can become annoying when typing keys for a phone number or by changing a menu setting.
How to fix: Check the menu settings for the printer and turn off/down the sound that's occuring. As an example, the HP LaserJet MFP series printers have the following sounds.
  • The alarm sound that the printer makes when it requires attention, such as when the all-in-one
    door is open.
  • The beeps that are emitted when you press the all-in-one control-panel buttons.
  • The phone line sounds for outgoing faxes.
  • The ring volume for incoming faxes.
As an example, change alarm volume by following these steps (using a 305X series printer)
1. Press Menu
2. Use the < or the > button to select System setup, and then press the green checkmark button
3. Use the < or the > button to select Volume settings, and then press green checkmark button
4. Press the green checkmark button to select Alarm volume
5. Use the < or the > button to select Off, Soft, Medium, or Loud
6. Press the green checkmark button to save your selection

Mar 20, 2014 | Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

How do I set the clock on my LG LPC1000 Music player & set an alarm

setting the clock: 1. Press the DISP and by press and hold for more then 1 second. 2. Press the >>' to adjust the hour. 3. Press the '<< to adjust the minute.
checking the clock: You can see the clock pressing the DISP (DISP. on the remote control).
Adjusting the beep sound 1 Press the SEL for more then 2 seconds "BEEP ALL" or "BEEP 2ND" appear 2. Press the VOL+/- (Press the VOLUME A V on the remote control) to select beep sound. BEEP ALL: When any button is pressed, beep sound. BEEP 2ND: When a key is long pressed (1sec), beep sound.
Answer taken from LG documentation
As for the alarm. I found no documentation that you can set an alarm on your car radio.

Jun 17, 2011 | LG LAC-M3600R CD Player

2 Answers

I recently purchased a Canon PIXMA MX410 printer and was wondering if there was a way to turn the volume down when faxing? It is so loud. Thankyou.

Machine Settings

This section describes the items you can set or change in the Fax settings or Device settings menu available by pressing the Menu button.

For details on setting or changing, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.

Sound control

Adjusts the volume of the audible tones, such as the keypad tone generated when pressing the buttons on the Operation Panel, the alarm emitted when there is an error, the offhook alarm that sounds when the handset is off hook, and the line monitor.

  • Sound control

    Selects the volume.

    • Keypad volume

      Selects the beep volume when pressing the buttons on the Operation Panel.

    • Alarm volume

      Selects the alarm volume.

    • Line monitor volume

      Selects the line monitor volume.

    • Offhook alarm

      Selects the alarm volume when the phone receiver is not put on the hook properly.

  • Here is the link to download the user guide as well:

    I hope this helps


    Please rate FIXYA

    May 25, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

    2 Answers

    My Sakar Darth Vader helmet clock radio did not come with instructions. How do you get it to talk and not just play the radio?

    When you set the alarm, turn the volume button on the front counter-clockwise (volume down) until it clicks. Darth will then wake you with one of three extremely LOUD, over-modulated soundbites or the electronic "beep-beep-beep" alarm . You can select the different soundbites/alarm with the "SELE-AL" button on the back. The only problem is, you can't tell which one you've selected until the alarm goes off. Cheap design.

    Oct 07, 2010 | Sakar Darth Vader Helmet Clock Radio

    3 Answers

    All over sudden my boston horizon doesnt allowe increase the vol.

    To fix: turn on unit, turn volume all the way down to 00, push and hold volume button for 10 seconds until beep then release, then turn volume all the way up to 50 (max) and push and release volume button.

    May 17, 2009 | Boston Acoustics Duo-i Horizon Clock Radio

    2 Answers

    Stop beeping at end of wash on bosh machine

    When the machine is on, but not running, press and hold the "pre-wash" button. After a few seconds it will begin that beep noise, keep holding it in until the beep volume goes down and finally stops. Once the beep has stopped, release the button and voila, no more annoying beeps at the end of your cycle.

    To restore the end of cycle notification (beep) do the same thing as described above, but release the button earlier while the beep is still going.

    Aug 16, 2008 | Bosch Classixx WFL 2066 Front Load Washer

    1 Answer

    No volume on my GPS 60

    There is no volume control, but page 44 of your manual might help.

    Go to the setup menu, then select "tones"

    Use the drop down arrows to select a tone for "message beep" and "turn warning". One of those two settings is for the anchor drag alarm.

    Make sure the mute box at the bottom is not checked off.

    When setting your drag alarm, bear in mind that GPS error is usually @9' to 15' it can be as much as 50' in any direction. Which means any drag distance less than 100' is likely to cause false alarms. Choosing a drag distance that is at least twice as much as the position error reported on the satellite status page will minimize false alarms.

    Jul 23, 2008 | Car Audio & Video

    1 Answer


    There are 4 volume controls to access them press MENU.

    You should see “MACHINE SETTING?” if not use the SET arrows to scroll through the different menus, stop when you see “MACHINE SETTING?” Now press the SET button.

    Now use the up & down arrows to get to
    Buzzer Volume = that the machine beeps
    Key volume = the tone that sounds when you press keys on the control pad
    Alarm volume = the alarm if something happens.
    Line volume = sets the level you hear at the fax is actively transferring a fax.

    If you want to change any of the settings, press the up or down arrows to the level you like best and press SET if you don’t what to change that item just press SET. When you have adjusted all levels the way you want them press STOP and the levels will be remembered.

    The most annoying sound to most people in the Line Volume. I have known people that like it as quiet as posable in thier work, but the problem is if you turn down the ALARM you won’t know when there is a problem. Many people like a little line volume so that they hear when they dial into a busy phone line, or if someone picks up the shared voice line.

    Feb 12, 2008 | Canon L120 Fax Laser Printer

    1 Answer

    How to set alarm and ring with radio?

    Hi gidgid.
    This is direct from manual mailed to me from Oregon Scientific re my own contrast problem.
    1. Press [ALARM] to switch to display the alarm setting.
    2. Select ALARM 1 or ALARM 2 using [ALARM].
    3. Press and hold [ALARM] for two seconds.
    4. Use VOLUME [ + ] / [ - ] to enter the hours.
    5. Press [ALARM].
    6. Use VOLUME [ + ] / [ - ] to enter the minutes.
    7. Press [ALARM].
    8. Use VOLUME [ + ] / [ - ] to select ALARM or RADIO. If
    ALARM is selected, a two-minute crescendo alarm will be
    emitted at the set time when the alarm is active. If RADIO is
    chosen, the radio will be turned on for two hours at the set time
    9. If RADIO is chosen, use [STATION] to choose the radio
    station and press [AM / FM] to select AM or FM.
    10. Press [ALARM].
    11.Use VOLUME [ + ] / [ - ] to set the volume of the wake up radio.
    12. Press [ALARM] to exit.
    Note: If there is no battery for the radio, there is no operation for
    step 9 ~ 11.
    sleepy head

    Jan 13, 2008 | Oregon Scientific RRM112 Clock Radio

    Not finding what you are looking for?
    GE 7-4897 Clock Radio Logo

    Related Topics:

    279 people viewed this question

    Ask a Question

    Usually answered in minutes!

    Top GE Audio Players & Recorders Experts

    Greg Cann
    Greg Cann

    Level 3 Expert

    1114 Answers

    Carlos L. Burgos
    Carlos L. Burgos

    Level 2 Expert

    620 Answers


    Level 3 Expert

    2130 Answers

    Are you a GE Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

    Answer questions

    Manuals & User Guides