Altimeter Desk Clock

$39.99
$39.99

Availability: In stock

Product ID: 1284A

Although it’s actually a functioning quartz clock, it resembles an altimeter used in aircraft. So authentic, this desk clock even fooled a repairman at a leading manufacturer of aircraft altimeters. Features a replica (non-functioning) adjustment knob, glass face and twin pointers. Operates on one AA battery (not included). Measures 3.25"dia. x 3.5"l.

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Although it’s actually a functioning quartz clock, it resembles an altimeter used in aircraft. So authentic, this desk clock even fooled a repairman at a leading manufacturer of aircraft altimeters. Features a replica (non-functioning) adjustment knob, glass face and twin pointers. Operates on one AA battery (not included). Measures 3.25"dia. x 3.5"l.

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3.8 / 5.0
12 Reviews
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4.1 / 5
Reliability
4.2 / 5
Performance
3.5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4.3 / 5
Value
3.4 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Fun Clock
Really love this clock since I work in the Aviation Department of JAARS/Wycliffe Bible Translators. Didn't have room for an electric clock, so this is perfect.
May 24, 2016
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Pros: Very clean and realistic looking...my first looker thought it was a real instrument.
December 31, 2014
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
2 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
2 / 5
Pros: Nifty little clock. Nice desk ornament for the aviator. Cons: Expensive, all things considered! Looks the part, but I don't know how you would confuse this for a real gauge--maybe across the room, but... Not as detailed as it might look in the picture. Everything on the face is a flat decal, nothing embossed or set back, etc. Get it only if it's on sale.
December 31, 2014
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Pros: it looks really good setting on your desk. and it's simple to setup. and i think it would be a great gift for any aviation enthusiast! Cons: none that have encounterd it's a really good product and only needs 1 aa battery to run.
December 31, 2014
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Pros: The case was substantial. Cons: The face of this clock was a big disapointment. It looked like cheap printed paper. The hands were cheap as well. If this were made like an actual altimeter, with a metal or plastic face, better hands, and have the barometer knob actually change the setting, I would pay more and would want such a product.
December 31, 2014
Durability
1 / 5
Reliability
1 / 5
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1 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Pros: Looks nice Cons: The entire works spins within the clock, making it unusable. I have already talked to customer service and have a refund in the works.
December 31, 2014
Durability
3 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
2 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
2 / 5
Pros: Tells time great, is fun to look at (so long as you dont get too close to it), and is a great pilot accessory for a desk with no wings. Cons: Poor overall built quality, especially the case itself. Like a movie prop, you dont want to get too close to it! This clock has grown on me, but I was very disappointed when I first took it out of the box. It was billed as being so realistic that it even fooled an avionics technician. In fact, it is rather plasticity  and fake looking. Its quite light, and the body is a sort of grey-black. In your hand its quite the disappointment, especially for the price. That said, sitting on my desk, Ive gotten quite fond of it. From any distance at all it does look like an altimeter, and it functions wonderfully as a clock. I think Id be less concerned about the cheap feel of it if it had been half the price, but this is one expensive plastic clock!
June 14, 2013
Durability
2 / 5
Reliability
3 / 5
Performance
2 / 5
Ease Of Use
3 / 5
Value
2 / 5
Pros: tells the time acurately Cons: The Kolsman dial is fixed (non functional). Numbers and tick marks where chessy (poor detail). Only puchased as a gift for a friend but I was disappointed that the front dial does nothing. Would have been really cool if I could adjust the time from the dial in the front vs. opening the case and adjusting the time from the back. Argh.
February 11, 2013
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Pros: Very Cool Gift Cons: Wish it were made in the U.S. instead of China. I will buy another one when they are Made in the USA. Thanks
December 26, 2012
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Got this for my aviation enthusiast. Since he doesn't have a plane I figured I'd slowly bring the plane to him. It looks amazing! It's one of those
February 21, 2012
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What is the longest dimension across the face?
A shopper on Oct 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is 3 1/4" longitude and same for horizontal. I love it. it fits under my monitor at work.
Is the clock made from plastic or metal?
Lisa H on Jun 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The case is made from plastic.
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