Lumie Bodyclock Go 75 Wake-up Light
Makes getting up just a bit easier!
Have had this lamp for a year now and am very happy with it. The controls take a bit of getting used to, but once mastered they are simple enough. The increasing light levels wake you up much less abruptly than an alarm, and the variety of 'alarm calls' include bird song and jungle drums! Only gripe so far is that my local John Lewis (and presumably all the others) doesn't stock replacement bulbs - you have to order them by post. Probably says this somewhere in the instructions etc but I hadn't noticed so was a bit irritated having made the effort to go into the store.
30 November 2014
Not user friendly/defective
Maybe it is because it is not working satisfactorily, but the logic of setting this clock is not very straightforward. It does not seem to follow the instruction manual and we have not succeeded in getting it to work properly. I have had a lifetime with working with instrumentation and scientific equipment but this beats me - so it is back to the shop ( and hopefully the makers of this product will go back to the drawing board!)
06 January 2014
Does the job, very well
Just had this a few weeks now & both myself & my wife are very happy with the bodyclock go 75. We are both waking just ahead of the alarm & it'sMUCH easier to get up and don't feel grumpy in thje morning anymore.
Phone lumie about a couple of things & their UK based support is first rate.
10 December 2013
A Let Down
this product worked for one day only - the unit had no power (fuse checked and was ok) no light no LED display.
30 December 2012
A more civilised alternative to a beep-beep alarm clock
This is a good wake-up lamp with numerous settings such as changing the length of your sunrise, choosing which sound you wake up to, etc. There are two drawbacks for me though:
1. not enough buttons: it takes a bit of getting used to in terms of working out the combinations and the length of time required to hold the button to get what you need. For me, I would prefer a snooze button, and a menu button at the least.
2. the display is too bright at night: you can have it dimmed or off but only if you've set the alarm. So on a Saturday when I want a lie-in, I have to put a book over the display to not be disturbed!!
27 November 2012
Good but not great
This definitely makes it easier to wake up in the mornings but I'm not sure it is worth the price tag. I haven't found any cheaper alternatives but I think it is a little over-rated. I haven't found any problems with the clock as another customer has mentioned. However, I would note that just having three buttons makes it a little more difficult to program. I've had mine for around a week and I've adjusted to it very well. I love the sundown feature and the sunrise feature which makes it feel like you should be waking up naturally rather than having an alarm clock blare out at me. I also really like the alarm sounds that are programmed into it, my personal favourite is the singing birds!
24 November 2012
Purchased and returned 2 days later. I work shifts and waking at 4.30 am is never going to be easy, but waking to an already light room helped. Unfortunately I was continually tasked with adjusting the time as every few hours or so it seemed to gain a few minutes. I spoke to customer services who said they hadn't had any complaints with timekeeping on this particular model..... well, stop the (inaccurate) clock...here's one. Further research on internet shows timekeeping problems on other models and it's unbelievable that the problem has not been resolved. One star as an alarm clock should know what time it is... particularly for the price. A shame as I'm sure otherwise it would have been a godsend on those dark winter mornings.
14 November 2012
A much nicer way to wake up.
The Lumie Light was purchased for my husband who loved the sound of waking up to sunlight. It works really well. I found the first set up of the Lumie Light a bit difficult but soon got it sussed. The manual suggests that it should be by the head of your bed which we support as when we set it up away from the bed, we didn't always wake up.
08 November 2012