Digital VS Analogue
|Type of Clock
We have to recommend digital clocks to our customers. Although they are not a perfect solution the backlit display alone helps massively.
What are they?
Perpetual calendar clocks are clocks that do not need manually adjusting for irregular months and years. If a clock has a perpetual calendar the date information will always be correct.
If the clock doesn't have a perpetual calendar then the date will need manually correcting on the 1st day after any month with 30 days (March 1st, May 1st, July 1st, October 1st, December 1st)
Note: This doesn't mean the clock will automatically adjust for daylight savings (that's radio controlled, explained below)
What clocks have this feature?
All digital clocks have perpetual calendars but only some analogue clocks.
Semi-Perpetual clocks will automatically adjust for irregular months but not for leap years, they will need the date manually changing on February 29th every leap year.
Radio Controlled Clocks
These clocks have built-in radio receivers that receive