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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3.4 / 5.0
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4.1 / 5
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Ease Of Use
4.4 / 5
Value
3.2 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No (2)
Yes (1)
Durability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Yes
Nice Gift!
Recipient was surprised at how unique item is and pleased with its quality!
May 29, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Would You Recommend?
No
I’m disappointed
Looks cool but it’s poorly made. The hour hand is not accurate at all.
May 7, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Well built, but totally not accurate time
I bought one and, once I learned it lost 2 hours a day, I sent it back for a replacement, which also lost 2 hours a day. Not wanting to deal with a 3rd, I decided to fix it myself. Took the time mechanism out and replaced it with #M2 Quartz Clock Movement - 3/16" Post Length for 1/16" Thick Dials found here https://clockworks.com/clock-movement/quartz-clock-movements-time-only.html
It sticks too far, but with a little messing with, it looks as good as new. And now I can set it and forget it.
March 23, 2019
Reliability
1 / 5
Value
1 / 5
A very discusting item
Very dissapointing that Sportys dare to sell itThe quality is that bad that is beyond any scaleLooks a used and abusedThe “ manual” is plain and simple an insultDont understand how you sell such garbageOn top my didn work at allStore credit me but the damage is already doneI would ever trust any sportys product any more
December 31, 2018
Purchased
8 months ago
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
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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
Performance
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
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Is the clock made from plastic or metal?
Lisa H on Jun 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The case is made from plastic.
Does it light up at night?
A shopper on Apr 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I don't work at night, but I don't think it lights up. I have really enjoyed the clock though since I work in an aviation department - kind of fun.
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.
Hour Hand won’t move ? why ?
Shawn on Dec 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It should move. Please return it for an exchange.
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