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A simple little clock kit, ideal for repairing a favourite clock or for making your own unique one, either for a gift or for yourself. I’m going to attach it to a box edge canvas when I’ve painted a front, not sure yet of the design, but the great thing is you can make one to fit your décor which would blend in. Or you could match it to a friend or relatives home for a unique gift which would ensure you’re giving a very personalised present. Everything you need for the clock part, apart from the battery, is here. It would make a great gift for crafters just as it is too.

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ZHPUAT 5.3″ Digital Alarm Clock, Large HD Display, Snooze, Smart Soft Light, Progressive Alarm, Battery Operated, Simple Setting, Temperature Display, Easy for Travel (White)

Review from Jeannie’s Reviews on wordpress.com

I love this clock. Its replaced my very ancient 20+ years old one in my bedroom. It needs three AAA batteries so check you have them when you order! I hate getting goods and finding I haven’t the right batteries…

Its got a large clear display, with a light for night-time that goes off after 4-5 seconds. That makes it perfect for me, I’m hopeless at telling the time without a clock and need to take medication at night. Him Indoors can tell the time with ten minutes even if I shake him awake and ask him ( and I have, just to test!). I don’t know how he does it but he never wears a watch, so I guess his internal clock is just much more accurate than mine. If I guess I could be hours out, not minutes.

Its easy to set up, has time, date, 12/24 hour format, snooze button for those that like to savour an extra few mins. I haven’t tried the progressive alarm function, didn’t notice til I was just writing this that there was one. Its very quiet, more so that my old one, which is good as I’m a light sleeper and regular noises, like a clock ticking really irritate me and keep me awake. Its even got a temperature display, such a lot in one simple device.

One word of warning – do check if you use 12 hour clock, Him Indoors set the alarm for me for 7 am we thought, only to discover he’d got that right but set the clock so that it was showing pm in the morning and am in the afternoon/night!!

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Stars: Five.

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About jeanniezelos

I'm an avid reader, love my kindle and I have my head in a novel for hours daily : ) Mum used to say I'd read toilet paper if it was printed- it wasn't, so i had to contend myself with the back and sides of the cereal packets. I've always Needed to read and we had few books when i was a child hence my penchant for reading anything including adverts then... I review mainly contemporary, erotic and paranormal romance books though dystopian and urban fantasy also appeal. I'm currently rated around the 300 mark on amazon.co.uk for my reviews. I try to keep them structured and to say what I do and don't like about a book so other readers can use my review as a guide to whether they may enjoy the book.

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