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Instructions for Quad and Rhythm Battery Chiming Clock Movements

October 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Instructions for Quad and Rhythm Battery Chiming Clock Movements

The “Quad” and “Rhythm” battery operated chime clock movements have a tubular bell sound and can play Westminster or Ave Marie chimes; or Bim-Bam strike. They use two “C” cells, and look like this: Quick Setting Instructions Take the power cells out of the clock; Set the hands forward to 5:45; Insert the power cells, […]

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Last updated October 15, 2017

Hermle 1950s 400 Day Clock

November 25, 2011 | By | Reply More
Hermle 1950s 400 Day Clock

Here’s a Hermle 400 day clock form the 1950s that I repaired recently. Hermle 400 day clocks are not very common. I get many Schatz and Kundo 400 days, but seeĀ  a Hermle only every couple of years. The dial has a 3 15/16 inch minute track, and the minute hand is 2 inches long […]

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Last updated November 25, 2011

Speaker Mounting in Quartz Chime Clocks

November 25, 2008 | By | Reply More
Speaker Mounting in Quartz Chime Clocks

Some quartz (battery operated) chiming clocks sound much better than others. A major factor of sound quality is the mounting of the speaker that produces the sound. In some clocks, the speaker is mounted inside the case and the sound cannot project outward. These clocks have quiet, tinny sounding chime. The best clocks have the […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009