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Sony-icf-cd831.391012
3.8 out of 10

Sony ICF-CD831

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Reviews and Problems with Sony ICF-CD831

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Overall 2
2.0
Sound 4
4.0
Durability 2
2.0

Another Sony Flop

kcrotts, epinions.com
9 May 2007
  • Excerpt: I bought this clock radio for my daughter's birthday. The cool styling and bright colors along with
  • Pros: Style, packaging
  • Cons: Poor quality, failure with a few hour of use. Difficult,unintuitive controls.
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Overall 10
10
Sound 10
10
Durability 8
8.0

Ooo, they all have such pretty colors!

garfield135, epinions.com
12 December 2006
  • Excerpt: I had originally gotten a Curtis, but all the functions were on the back.
  • Pros: Good looks, cute body, sound, everything!
  • Cons: I lost the little keychain it came with :(
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Overall 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 8
8.0

just right

prayformojo, epinions.com
24 May 2005
  • Summary: Great unit if you want to wake up or sleep primarily to CD.
  • Pros: clear sound, many alarm options,
  • Cons: analog tuning, no battery backup
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Overall 6
6.0
Sound 6
6.0
Durability 6
6.0

alright

lciaquin, epinions.com
5 May 2005
  • Excerpt: This has been treating me fine for the past 6 months. Only thing that I didn't think would bother me
  • Pros: sound
  • Cons: tuning
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Overall 2
2.0
Sound 10
10
Durability 2
2.0

This thing SUCKS

bryanska, epinions.com
11 January 2005
  • Excerpt: I loved it when I bought it. Now I hate it. Why? It's now a giant clock radio that won't play CDs.
  • Pros: Hey! It looks great!
  • Cons: My third Sony CD player to go out in ten years.
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Overall 8
8.0
Sound 6
6.0
Durability 6
6.0

Reasonable standby power consumption

ccrrccrr, epinions.com
26 May 2004
  • Summary: I couldn't find anything better.
  • Pros: Easy to read display, easy to use, reasonable standby power consumption
  • Cons: Analog volume, tuning -- can't be set for the alarm, independent of the last use.
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Overall 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 8
8.0

Museum quality design for a clock radio that functional and a work of art

gurn69, epinions.com
11 December 2003
  • Summary: A well designed Sony product that is functional as well as beautiful.
  • Pros: Very cool design, good sound and easy to use.
  • Cons: Analog radio tuner with marginal station selectivity paired with a high-gain antenna.
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Overall 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 8
8.0

Add Music to Your Daily Ritual

mashimaru, epinions.com
24 September 2003
  • Summary: Well-made basic clock radio for those who enjoy bedside CD-playing.
  • Pros: Easy to operate, big numbers, decent sound
  • Cons: Analog tuner, manual volume, no battery-backup option, no headphone jack
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Overall 8
8.0
Sound 6
6.0
Durability 8
8.0

So far, so good

enig99, epinions.com
26 June 2003
  • Summary: If you need one with the features this one has, it's an excellent choice. Sony doesn't make crap.
  • Pros: Dual alarm, wake-2-CD, good speakers, easy to read display
  • Cons: no battery backup, analog tuning dial (should have done digital, Sony)
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