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The volume is too high when the alarm comes on

I have set the alarm to come on with a radio station. However the volume setting is too high (level 18). I have tried several ways to set it to a lower level but have not been able to.

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There are several complaints in FIXYA and they are all about this same fault condition....the volume is too high when turned on...

Because of the high number of complaints about this same fault I would suggest that its a manufacturer fault.

So the manufacturer should be contacted about it to ask for your money back..

Cheers From YUBEUT..

Posted on Dec 04, 2007

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Using Alarm with a Preselected Radio Station:
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Use + or - button [18] to set alarm time hours.
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Pressing alarm button 1 or 2 will confirm settings and a beep and
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This is the figure of your device and you can find which button where is:


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3. Press and hold [ALARM] for two seconds.
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6. Use VOLUME [ + ] / [ - ] to enter the minutes.
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