An atomic watch, also known as a radio controlled watch, uses radio frequency technology to automatically check the time against a national standard and reset itself each day. Every day the watch sends a signal to a radio tower in Colorado to check the time. This means that the watch automatically sets itself after a Daylight Savings Time change or after a battery replacement. The user must set the correct time zone manually, but after that, no other setting actions are necessary to hear the time. This makes these watches particularly easy to use for a person with poor vision or weak hand coordination. In the case of poor radio reception or travel to a country where the radio signal is not present, the time can be set manually.
Independent Living aids is pleased to introduce new talking atomic watches that come in silver (model 101164) or gold (101163) toned cases and metal bands, and in ladies' or men's sizes, giving you lots of choices to find the best watch for your needs. Here we feature the silver toned watch, with a white face, silver case, and brushed silver expansion band.
- Talking time
- Talking date (month, day, and date)
- Talking alarm
- Male voice
- Optional hourly chime, available from 6 AM to 10 PM
- Support for US Eastern, Central, Mountain, and Pacific times zones
- Choice of Ladies' or Men's size
- Ladies face measures 1.1"; total with case is 1.4"
- Men's face measures 1.2"; total with case is 1.5"
- Bold black numbers on a white face
- 1 CR2032 battery, included
Please note, this watch should arrive in "sleep mode" to preserve battery life. Watch must be turned on prior to first use. Press and hold the 2 o'clock and 4 o'clock buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds to activate the watch.
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