Can anyone reccomend a bedside clock that wont light up the room?

Found 8th Sep 2009
The bedside alarm clock im using atm gives off a bit too much light for my liking. Could anyone recommend a good non too bright easy to read digital clock?

Thanks

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We have this one it's only cheap but easy to read and not too bright
argos.co.uk/sta…htm

Original Poster

Thanks for the advice

The post above may be fine, but i just bought:

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£5.99, no thrills but does the job and certainly not too bright at night (which also annoys the hell out of me)

I've found if you go for a red numerical display, they don't light up the room as much as blue.

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tremblyseren;6242570

I've found if you go for a red numerical display, they don't light up the … I've found if you go for a red numerical display, they don't light up the room as much as blue.



Can you compare to green ?

Nick_;6242582

Can you compare to green ?



I have a very old (about 20 years) green digital clock which lights up the room as much as a bedside light. Didn't mind as a kid though.....don't know about current ones.

Avoid this one:

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I have had 2 in a year where the display gives up.

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Richierea;6242653

I have a very old (about 20 years) green digital clock which lights up … I have a very old (about 20 years) green digital clock which lights up the room as much as a bedside light. Didn't mind as a kid though.....don't know about current ones.Avoid this one:]http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/2552862/c_1/1|cat_14416987|Clocks+and+clock+radios|14417256/Trail/searchtext%3ECLOCK.htmI have had 2 in a year where the display gives up.



Thanks and +rep to you

Nick_;6242582

Can you compare to green ?



I think red is the colour of choice over all others as it's what they use on boats at night time as it doesn't infringe on thier night vision. Sure there is some science behind 'why' but I've no idea. Maybe being the lowest/highest wavelength on the visible light scale before becoming infra-red... ??

Anyway, I've gone through tons of these things and they've either lit up the room or made me see the time after I've closed my eyes! Red is the way forward my friend!! :-D
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