Logitech Pure-Fi Anytime Southaven MS

Logitech's Pure-Fi Anytime alarm clock with iPod dock turns out to be pretty good at nearly all of its functions, even if there we have a few quibbles here and there. Read on and find more information on this product in Southaven.

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Logitech Pure-Fi Anytime

by Dan Moren , Macworld.com

Touch controls have become all the rage since the iPhone’s debut, but what about controls you don’t even have to touch? Logitech’s Pure-Fi Anytime (Best Buy link—Logitech's no longer sells the Pure-Fi Anytime, but many online vendors still carry it) takes the buttonless craze to the next logical extension by adding a no-touch feature—a motion-sensitive snooze control.

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From the outside, the Pure-Fi Anytime looks like your standard iPod clock/radio. There's an iPod/iPhone dock, using Apple’s Universal Dock design , flanked by a pair of speakers. The clock, which features large, easy-to-read, amber digits, resides over the right-hand speaker. The controls on the right-hand side of the top surface let you snooze; tune the radio station or skip iPod tracks; set radio presets; and configure the Anytime's two alarms. Those on the left let you set the clock, change the display brightness, power the unit on and off, cycle through inputs, and adjust volume. The buttons are all backlit with the same amber light as the clock, dimming after a period of non-use; press any button, or wave your hand over the motion sensor (on the top-right, next to the Snooze button), and the backlighting illuminates again.

In addition to the built-in AM/FM radio and iPod dock, you can listen to another audio source via a 1/8-inch (3.5mm) auxiliary-input jack on the back of the Anytime. There you'll also find a permanently attached FM antenna and connections for the included AM antenna and the power cable.

The Pure-Fi Anytime’s alarm features are decent, if not spectacular. You can set two independent alarms with your choice of a buzzer sound or audio from the radio or iPod. You can also manually adjust the volume of the alarms, which is handy if you don’t like being jarred awake by an exceptionally loud noise right next to your head. However, unlike other units I've tested, there’s no setting for weekday- or weekend-only alarms, meaning you’ll have to manually reschedule your alarms each weekend. As mentioned previously, you can snooze the alarm by simply waving your hand over the right-hand side of the Anytime; the snooze duration is adjustable.

The clock display's brightness is also adjustable, though there are only three settings, ranging from “way too bright” to “only slightly too bright.” You cycle through these levels by repeatedly pressing the Brightness button in the left-hand bank of buttons.

Logitech has tried to make it easier to distinguish between the various controls via both small nubs on some of the buttons and different button sizes, but I still found myself fumbling for the correct button more often than not, and I could never remember if the volume controls were on the right or left.

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