Summary: Yes, it has decent sound. But... When you silence alarm in the morning, it stays off. You have to remember to set alarm before going to bed, otherwise it won't go off. This is a major problem. My cheap 25 dollar Sony radio that I replaced had dual alarm with weekend mode that simply worked every morning. If someone knows a button/setting that I need to enable to get it to ring every morning, please let me know.
Summary: I decided to abandon separate components in my new (small) apartment. Having made the leap into the Ipod world, I figured a good-quality docking system would be fine. I've trusted the Yamaha brand many times, and liked the look of this piece. That being said, this system doesn't really cut the mustard. Yeah, it's real convenient - Ipod, CD, USB, receiver (I couldn't care less about the alarm clock), but the sound is disappointing.