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  • Posted by tomcummins on Apr 18th, 2014 at 11:32am

    The printing on the online manual is too small to
    The printing on the online manual is too small to read. Can you just tell me how to set the time or do I just need to go ahead and throw this piece of trash away and go buy one made in America that works? (if you can find one)
  • Posted by mapaj2000 on Apr 12th, 2014 at 5:59pm

    Can't set time on my friends Dream Machine clock r
    Can't set time on my friends Dream Machine clock radio
  • Posted by esmont06 on Apr 5th, 2014 at 6:13pm

    need instruction on how to adjust time
    need instruction on how to adjust time
  • Posted by kwagnew on Apr 5th, 2014 at 2:47am

    Set time - end of daylight savings
    Set time - end of daylight savings
  • Posted by richard.newman2010 on Apr 2nd, 2014 at 6:39pm

    how do i go to bright from dim ?
    how do i go to bright from dim ?
  • Posted by startwentyone on Apr 1st, 2014 at 7:09am

    What should the time zone settings be on for Kentu
    What should the time zone settings be on for Kentucky?
  • Posted by on Mar 13th, 2014 at 1:02pm

    when i press the date on my clock radio it gives m
    when i press the date on my clock radio it gives month and date (numerals) but what is the "29" ?
  • Posted by 4drdee on Mar 9th, 2014 at 12:10pm

    C218 set correctly on time zone and year, but insi
    C218 set correctly on time zone and year, but insists one showing time 1 hour earlier with a DST of 1 hour earlier than that. Time set also only shows minutes 1-30, not 31-00, not 00-59. Second C218 works just fine.
  • Posted by macgr on Feb 1st, 2014 at 10:17pm

    After reading the on line manual, I set the time.
    After reading the on line manual, I set the time. Itt defaults to another time. ie: I set for 10.10 pm and after the 65 seconds or if I push "clock" again,it changes the time to 4:05!!?? I have tried several times with the same result.
  • Posted by brownelcerricco on Feb 1st, 2014 at 12:54pm

    How to set time
    How to set time
  • Posted by lynelljackson1963 on Jan 6th, 2014 at 7:47pm

    how do I set the clock on my sony dream machine ra
    how do I set the clock on my sony dream machine radion clock. Model # ICFc218
  • Posted by kjoyness on Dec 24th, 2013 at 1:20am

    how do I set the time?
    how do I set the time?
  • Posted by budderqueen on Dec 21st, 2013 at 4:49am

    how do I know if alarm clock on or off
    how do I know if alarm clock on or off
  • Posted by danalrt on Dec 4th, 2013 at 8:54pm

    how do you set the alarm????
    how do you set the alarm????
  • Posted by demondiver on Dec 4th, 2013 at 11:17am

    Can't locate my antenna wire
    Can't locate my antenna wire
  • Posted by sheila211 on Dec 2nd, 2013 at 9:55am

    My clock is i3 minutes slow. When I try to reset
    My clock is i3 minutes slow. When I try to reset it, it reverts to the wrong time. How do I reset it to the correct time?
  • Posted by Dilys Hague on Nov 23rd, 2013 at 1:52pm

    need a manual for a ICF CD 823 L can you help th
    need a manual for a ICF CD 823 L can you help thank you DH
  • Posted by carolepearlman1 on Nov 14th, 2013 at 12:48pm

    How can I make the display brighter,I have the Man
    How can I make the display brighter,I have the Manuel but cannot see the answer anywhere.please help.
  • Posted by carolepearlman1 on Nov 14th, 2013 at 12:30pm

    The lighting of the display has got dim how do I m
    The lighting of the display has got dim how do I make it brighter.
  • Posted by deannamckinnon on Nov 3rd, 2013 at 10:21pm

    How can I get the DST light to go off?
    How can I get the DST light to go off?
  • Posted by karenorlansky on Nov 3rd, 2013 at 1:53pm

    YES! I am following the instructions in the manual
    YES! I am following the instructions in the manual and it is not working! I am trying to set the clock four minutes ahead.
  • Posted by karenorlansky on Nov 3rd, 2013 at 1:49pm

    I am trying to set the time on my clock and the mi
    I am trying to set the time on my clock and the minutes will not go beyond what they HAD been set at. I want to set it ahead by four minutes.
  • Posted by k.l.c61 on Nov 3rd, 2013 at 5:35am

    This clock is a piece of crap..... it's so annoyin
    This clock is a piece of crap..... it's so annoying when the time changes to DST and it won't let you set it.. the time keeps jumping. And what is with these numbered time zones... the most annoying thing ever. Here's an idea Sony... come up with a damn alarm clock design that you can set without ne…
  • Posted by on Oct 11th, 2013 at 12:01am

    Dim display
    It dims, it brightens. I cant work out what sequence of button pushing causes it. Holding down the snooze or pushing it multiple times doesnt work and there is no battery in it. Someone must know, this prob has been raised by lots of people.
  • Posted by on Oct 4th, 2013 at 11:19pm

    The digital display is too dim. How do I change i
    The digital display is too dim. How do I change it so I can actually see the time without standing right up on my clock?
  • Posted by on Sep 24th, 2013 at 3:34pm

    how do you set the time
    how do you set the time
  • Posted by on Sep 14th, 2013 at 9:53am

    The numerals disappear in the daylight. How can I
    The numerals disappear in the daylight. How can I make them readable
  • Posted by sdelott on Aug 19th, 2013 at 8:12pm

    I don't know how to set it so that the alarm will
    I don't know how to set it so that the alarm will not go off.
  • Posted by Camilla Slagle Ringler on Aug 10th, 2013 at 9:55pm

    How do I preset radio stations?
    How do I preset radio stations?
  • Posted by brittanyfollis on Jun 28th, 2013 at 6:15pm

    I can't set the time because it keeps blinking.
    I can't set the time because it keeps blinking.
  • Posted by goodallgold on May 30th, 2013 at 3:53pm

    How do I set the snooze button.....help please
    How do I set the snooze button.....help please
  • Posted by stewardess on May 28th, 2013 at 6:43am

    hello,i own a dream machine,and its broken.How to
    hello,i own a dream machine,and its broken.How to i get one in France?
  • Posted by jeffwhite1467 on May 3rd, 2013 at 6:58pm

    how do I get started on setting my clock
    how do I get started on setting my clock
  • Posted by vjben on Apr 28th, 2013 at 11:37am

    Am I able to use ear plugs via the audio in?
    Am I able to use ear plugs via the audio in?
  • Posted by sallyclanton on Apr 27th, 2013 at 5:42pm

    I need set instructions in English.
    I need set instructions in English.
  • Posted by ebowen on Apr 25th, 2013 at 10:12am

    i have a Sony Dream Machine Fm'AM clock radio numb
    i have a Sony Dream Machine Fm'AM clock radio number ICF-C218. It is not a dream but a nightmare!! It is IMPOSSIBLE to set,and a search says you do not have a manual. I need help as I cannot make the thing work.
  • Posted by celine109 on Apr 24th, 2013 at 9:47am

    How do you set the AM/PM feature on the Sony ICF-
    How do you set the AM/PM feature on the Sony ICF- C218
  • Posted by jondeel on Mar 27th, 2013 at 6:17pm

    How do I change am to pm?
    How do I change am to pm?
  • Posted by jondeel on Mar 27th, 2013 at 6:16pm

    how do I change am to pm?
    how do I change am to pm?
  • Posted by gretaallen56 on Mar 18th, 2013 at 6:43pm

    please help
    how do u change am to pm?
  • Posted by carenlewis on Mar 11th, 2013 at 9:38am

    cant set the clock
    cant set the clock
  • Posted by dfordb01 on Mar 9th, 2013 at 8:44am

    How do I set the year on my Sony dream machine clo
    How do I set the year on my Sony dream machine clock radio?

    The clock is set for 2014. I would like to set it for 2013.
  • Posted by gdblitz on Mar 7th, 2013 at 11:12pm

    My display is too dark is there any way to increas
    My display is too dark is there any way to increase the brightness?
  • Posted by karenlee29585 on Feb 8th, 2013 at 5:03pm

    I can't get the clock to change from DST to EST.
    I can't get the clock to change from DST to EST.
  • Posted by ejrybak on Jan 31st, 2013 at 10:28am

    set up time
    set up time
  • Posted by nbadje on Jan 29th, 2013 at 3:08pm

    Can't find the owners manual ut how do you set the
    Can't find the owners manual ut how do you set the time on the sony dream machine model icf-c218? It shouldn't be that hard?
  • Posted by pmlock on Jan 2nd, 2013 at 2:04am

    When the alarm time comes to go off; I don't reall
    When the alarm time comes to go off; I don't really want the alarm to go off; but the radio to play continually. Does the SONY ICF -C218 have the capacity to do this? I have purchased this clock radio; but I don't want to hear the alarm at the correct time; but rather the radio.



    Thanks.
  • Posted by 604newman on Jan 1st, 2013 at 8:38am

    How do I make it brighter? We cannot see the time
    How do I make it brighter? We cannot see the time unless we are up close
  • Posted by tim.hoffman on Dec 21st, 2012 at 10:13pm

    How do I set the time on this clock radio
    How do I set the time on this clock radio
  • Posted by asif000 on Nov 11th, 2012 at 12:49am

    Wants to see the digit at day time want to make it brighter
    I cannot see a time during a day time please help me to make my digits more brighter
  • Posted by billanddorrean on Nov 10th, 2012 at 12:52pm

    Cannot see the clock display in the daytime
    Cannot see the clock display in the daytime
  • Posted by ewllms on Nov 5th, 2012 at 1:11pm

    Need to see clock during day! How do I make it bri
    Need to see clock during day! How do I make it brighter?
  • Posted by Mary Donnellan on Nov 4th, 2012 at 8:09am

    I cannot set the time. When I set the time and pr
    I cannot set the time. When I set the time and press the clock button to finish, it reverts to another time.
  • Posted by bas.vanderhoeven on Oct 21st, 2012 at 12:51pm

    The clock keeps flashing 0:00.
    The clock keeps flashing 0:00.
  • Posted by grldflwrs on Sep 8th, 2012 at 8:18pm

    The time on my sony dream machice auto-set clock-r
    The time on my sony dream machice auto-set clock-radio is auto setting 5 minutes fast after plug-in, what can be done to correct this problem?
  • Posted by honda4fun on Sep 6th, 2012 at 6:13pm

    I have a clock radio with battery backup. Unfortun
    I have a clock radio with battery backup. Unfortunately when the power goes out so does the display. Although the right time is shown again when the power comes back on, I bought one with battery backup so I'd know what time it is (eg. time for the alarm to go off to get up). Does this one show the …
  • Posted by babygirl7368 on Aug 31st, 2012 at 7:58pm

    Need to see clock during day! How do I make it bri
    Need to see clock during day! How do I make it brighter?
  • Posted by cheryl.young on Aug 6th, 2012 at 1:23pm

    I've done everything the manual tells me to do- 10
    I've done everything the manual tells me to do- 10 times. When won't my time set correctly. It is constantly 15 minutes ahead of the correct time. I even took out the battery for the battery back up thinking it might be that. I've unplugged it. Started over - what's going on. $40.00 is too much…
  • Posted by ceejay2792 on Jun 18th, 2012 at 2:26pm

    I like to set the time 45 mins. ahead. I could no
    I like to set the time 45 mins. ahead. I could not get this alarm clock to let me. How do you do it? Sony ICF-C218
  • Posted by mariondunlop on May 2nd, 2012 at 7:05pm

    Lcd had faded so much i can barely see clock. manu
    Lcd had faded so much i can barely see clock. manual gives no indication of how to fix. Can anyone help.
  • Posted by bill.crosbie on Apr 23rd, 2012 at 6:44pm

    The time display is wrong. How do I set the correc
    The time display is wrong. How do I set the correct time?
  • Posted by anthonydumbleton on Apr 21st, 2012 at 6:48am

    gday im trying to set this clock to wake me up in
    gday im trying to set this clock to wake me up in the morning i think i have figerd out the alarm part but i cant fider out how to set the time
  • Posted by peterjohnlawrence on Apr 2nd, 2012 at 8:49pm

    How to improve reception when there is no antenna?
    How to improve reception when there is no antenna?
  • Posted by peterjohnlawrence on Apr 2nd, 2012 at 8:48pm

    The manual shows how to extend the antena. There i
    The manual shows how to extend the antena. There is no antena and the reception is awful.

    What to do please?
  • Posted by kcsweet37 on Mar 11th, 2012 at 5:55pm

    can't set the time don't know how to set the time
    can't set the time don't know how to set the time on clock
  • Posted by majdgammoh on Feb 8th, 2012 at 12:12am

    when i plugged the clock back in it shows 12:00...
    when i plugged the clock back in it shows 12:00... its blinking. how do i reset the time and date? i already tried changing the battery
  • Posted by surfinsophie on Feb 2nd, 2012 at 12:31am

    i can't set the time
    i can't set the time
  • Posted by cclay91011 on Jan 17th, 2012 at 4:52pm

    the light is gone on numbers
    Out of the blue, the light has gone out on the clock part. The radio works great, but I have it on my desk and can't see the clock any more. Any idea how to fix it. I'ts Dream Machine SN 360629
  • Posted by drlaks on Dec 10th, 2011 at 7:04am

    CAN I USE IT IN INDIA DIRECTLY FOR 230V POWER SUPP
    CAN I USE IT IN INDIA DIRECTLY FOR 230V POWER SUPPLY WITHOUT ANY CONVERTER
  • Posted by swh102 on Nov 15th, 2011 at 5:33pm

    how do i set the alarm? I cannot figure it out.
    how do i set the alarm? I cannot figure it out. swh102@gmail.com
  • Posted by lindamabrysells on Nov 7th, 2011 at 11:57am

    how do I set the time?
    how do I set the time?
  • Posted by spurlockguys on Nov 7th, 2011 at 4:14am

    what time zone in west linn, oregon USA? the clock
    what time zone in west linn, oregon USA? the clock isn't showing the correct time, no low battery signal, so now what?
  • Posted by macmccarthy3 on Nov 6th, 2011 at 10:25pm

    How do I set the time for a Sony ICF-C218 clock ra
    How do I set the time for a Sony ICF-C218 clock radio?
  • Posted by atrychta65 on Nov 5th, 2011 at 8:30am

    How do you set the alarm so that the alarm doesn't
    How do you set the alarm so that the alarm doesn't ring on the weekends?
  • Posted by jose.amador63 on Nov 1st, 2011 at 2:18pm

    operations manual
    I need a copy of the operation manual to use the dream machine
  • Posted by bub336iona on Oct 27th, 2011 at 2:32pm

    Am I able to plug earphones into this radio?
    Am I able to plug earphones into this radio?
  • Posted by lagapis on Oct 21st, 2011 at 12:42pm

    digital numbers for time are dim, hard to read. H
    digital numbers for time are dim, hard to read. How do I brighten these? I replaced the battery and this didn't fix the problem.
  • Posted by ballina on Oct 13th, 2011 at 9:44pm

    How do I set the alarm or radio to go on at 7AM AN
    How do I set the alarm or radio to go on at 7AM AND how can I get a copy of manual which is readable????????
  • Posted by donna.harrison2 on Oct 8th, 2011 at 5:00pm

    how do i set the time
    how do i set the time
  • Posted by digia on Sep 13th, 2011 at 5:49pm

    I cant set the clock either it says 6:50 pm and I
    I cant set the clock either it says 6:50 pm and I need to find out the time zone because i pressed all from 1-7 and nothing is the right time I need help and sony doesnt have time for me
  • Posted by hazypaula on Aug 26th, 2011 at 9:28am

    I have apparently "dimmed" the appearance of my So
    I have apparently "dimmed" the appearance of my Sony Dream Machine clock radio, How do I adjust the brightness back up?
  • Posted by cagrma on Aug 23rd, 2011 at 11:39pm

    there have been a couple of times when my alarm ha
    there have been a couple of times when my alarm has not sounded. The alarm indicator light will be flashing, but the alarm itself does not activate.
  • Posted by cynthia_laurant-robinson on Aug 17th, 2011 at 12:52pm

    How do you turn the alarm off in the a.m.
    How do you turn the alarm off in the a.m.
  • Posted by ravikumars2 on Jan 5th, 2011 at 1:09am

    SONY ICF-C218 CLOCK RADIO TRANSFORMER
    NEED THE TRANSFORMER VOLTAGES OF THE STEPDOWN TRANSFORMER. IT IS A 120V PRIMARY WINDING, I WANT THE SECONDARY OUTPUT VOLTAGES AS IT IS BURNTOUT
  • Posted by thepop11 on Nov 8th, 2010 at 12:36pm

    set time
    can,t set time
  • Posted by suzycreel on Nov 7th, 2010 at 12:46pm

    operating sony dream machine icf-c218
    I am uncertain as to how to set the time, alarm, etc. Would like to know if I can access an owner's manual on this site or anywhere else on the web.
  • Posted by chonita_valdez on Jun 5th, 2010 at 6:38pm

    Dimmer
    All the green illuminated numbers and dots have somehow dimmed to barely visible, dont know how/why it happened, Is there a dimmer switch to revert?
  • Posted by zmaryjane on Apr 26th, 2010 at 2:04pm

    sony icf 0218
    set time
  • Posted by dendes123 on Apr 20th, 2010 at 8:01am

    time setting
    i need to know how to set the time
  • Posted by richardaustin99 on Mar 30th, 2010 at 7:00am

    Setting the time
    I cannot set the time on Sony ICF-C218 radio alarm clock.



    Can anyone help?
  • Posted by srchase on Mar 17th, 2010 at 8:07am

    Sony Dream Machine ICF-C218
    My clock is 12 minutes fast. I change it to the correct time but it just changes back again. Can anyone advise me how to re-set the time so it will stay?
  • Posted by juanitabest on Mar 15th, 2010 at 7:09am

    setting time
    Tried to set time for daylight savings time and it keep going back to 4 hours earlier. Need instructions on how to set the time.
  • Posted by n_opara on Mar 14th, 2010 at 4:48pm

    TIme Zone
    What number represents Mountain time zone on the sony dream machine - ICF - c318
  • Posted by adam.griggs on Mar 14th, 2010 at 12:28pm

    wrong time
    my clock over time speeds up and is now 13 minutes ahead normal time.
  • Posted by lmb418 on Mar 14th, 2010 at 10:55am

    Setting DST Time
    Cannot get the clock to Daylight Savings time. Model #ICF-C218
  • Posted by dwh_03 on Mar 13th, 2010 at 5:06pm

    setting the correct time
    I don't have the manual and need to set the correct time of day. How do I do it?
  • Posted by hbowers on Mar 11th, 2010 at 9:23am

    ICF 218 DREAM MACHINE AUTO SET
    I do not have a manual & unable to set the time for EST zone can anyone help me please
  • Posted by emilykochrocks on Mar 1st, 2010 at 7:48pm

    Set time?
    I have a sony dream machine icf-c218 clock. When I turned it on the time said 12:00am. I am on the right time zone but the time is wrong. How do I change the time so it is correct?
  • Posted by sophialu0101 on Jan 12th, 2010 at 10:20pm

    SONY ICF-C218 DREAM MACHINE
    i dont know how to set up the time. if anyone can provide instruction. That's would be very helpful Tks
  • Posted by reetus21 on Dec 8th, 2009 at 6:38am

    connot set time
    how do i set the current time ?

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