Summary: Sangean is nuts to discontinue this truly great radio. I've had it with its companion RS-332 on each side of our bed for years. They are linked with a proprietary cable that comes with the RS 332. If you change the station or one of the alarms on one of them, it affects the other (as if they are one radio). The stero effect and sound quality of having them both is truly terrific. Reception is great with both AM and FM.
Summary: I had a Proton version that just passes after almost 20 years and this is a great clock radio first and add-ons second; Great radio whether you use the extra 332 unit or not; Alarms are easy to set-up and use; alarm is dimmable an easy to see at any angle. Its a nice touch to be able to see whether the alarm is with buzzer or radio on the screen.
Summary: I purchased both the 330 and a 332 companion unit. I really love the slow volume increase for alarms - that works great. The sound quality is quite good but not super. My biggest complaint is that both units put out a low level hum that can be very annoying for a light sleeper, especially in the quiet of the night. Also, you cannot set each unit to individual radio stations - the alarm defaults to the first preset button for both units.
Summary: I was looking for a clock radio with buttons to set radio stations, making it easier to change stations. I was also having problems with fuzzy receptions on my old Brookstone radio. Reception is fine when I use the antenna. My only complaint is that there is no volume control on the radio when it is used for an alarm. To lower the volume you have to turn off the alarm and turn on the radio.
Summary: I did a lot of research before buying this product, and while it is not perfect, it solved my needs at a very reasonable cost. I have owned Proton products before, and have always been impressed with their quality--Sangean was no disappointment. While the instructions leave something to be desired, and some of the settings are not exactly intuitive, once you understand the logic it is really quite easy.
Summary: Good, basic, easy to see radio alarm clock. Sound is excellent. Good reception in a difficult reception area (canyon). It has a style that goes with anything (black box). Complete and detailed directions for all features.
Pros: Accurate Controls, Clear Signal, Easy To Set Up, Good Sound
Summary: The first unit arrived DOA. J&R cheerfully sent a replacement, which arrived recently. It too is essentially DOA, with a different problem. 1st unit had NO sound at all, but all electronic functions worked okay, as far as you can check with no sound. 2nd unit has an inop time set button, which limits its use as a clock... But the radio works fine. I have to assume there is no factory QA check at the Sangean factory. Not the way to make inroads into the US market.
Pros: Accurate Controls, Compact, Compact logical layout, Easy To Set Up
Summary: Replaced Tivoli Model Two and a failing clock radio which reduced the amount of stuff on night tables. With the RS332 we have controls on each side of the bed and individual alarms. The sound is not as nice as the Tivoli IMO but having the alarms and sleep function make up for it. The snooze feature is okay but lacks the ability to customize it as some other clock radios do.
Summary: All in all this is a great clock radio, very well designed. The one flaw I've found is that the SNOOZE is fixed at 5 minutes. Some of us find that too short and there doesn't seem to be a way to adjust it. One nice feature is that even with headphones plugged in, it still wakes to the radio. Normally plugging in headphones cuts off the external sound, but the alarm is an exception. Well designed, in this respect at least.
Summary: I sent the following e-mail to Sangean about 3 weeks ago ... to the product manager for my area and to two addresses at customer service. I am yet to hear back from anybody at Sangean. Dear Sangean - I bought an RS-330 on October 5th through/from AMAZON. In order to install it where I wanted it to be located, I had to cut the power cord and then splice the cord back together. This was not a problem ... I know how to splice a cord.