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Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What does 'nighttime shutoff' or 'light sensor' mean?

    Most cuckoo clocks (either mechanical or battery powered) come with 'nighttime shutoff' in either a manual or 'light sensor' variety. This just means that both varieties enable you to control when the clock makes sounds.

    Mechanical cuckoo clocks have a manual 'nighttime shutoff' which are usually a lever with 2 positions - sound on or sound off. 

    Battery powered cuckoo clocks usually come with an automatic 'nighttime shutoff' otherwise known as a light sensor which detects light levels and disables sound when the lights are off or it is very dark. While some include volume levels as well as sound on/off positions, some models also include an option to stop the sound between the hours of 9:00pm and 8:00am.

'Uhuhu' Cuckoo Clock (Dark blue/grey & Yellow) by Progetti

Brand: Progetti

Model ID: progetti-2400-gy

ISBN/UPC/GTIN: 3901001003180

Estimated Delivery Time: Subject to availability, approximately between September 09 and September 19.

PLEASE NOTE: The Progetti craftspeople are currently on holiday for three weeks. This means that all orders made today or later will not be processed until the 27th of August. Please expect a three week delay on Progetti clocks in addition to the estimated delivery time. We are very sorry for this inconvenience. Please contact us to find out more information about delivery times.

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'Uhuhu' Cuckoo Clock (Dark blue/grey & Yellow) by Progetti

Daring, multifunctional, dynamic, and adaptable - that is how we describe the ‘Uhuhu’ Cuckoo Clock, one of Progetti's most unique cuckoo clocks yet.

Comprised of two blocks, one containing the cuckoo bird and the other containing the clock itself, these sections are both joined by a sturdy but flexible cable which defies convention. With this, designer Marc Pons has turned the static cuckoo clock into a dynamic functional object that begs to be rearranged and placed in new and interesting positions and spaces. This modern cuckoo clock is available in three colours - a light blue, a canary yellow and a dark blue/grey - all with the cuckoo bird housed in a cork enclosure. This use of cork allows for it's flexibility as either a wall clock, a table clock or even more ingeniously as a bookend. The possibilities for this modern cuckoo clock are almost endless. 

The battery powered movement has a photosensitive sensor that automatically turns off the cuckoo sound in the absence of light. It also has a switch to regulate the volume of the cuckoo sound or to switch it off completely.

All Progetti cuckoo clocks are fitted with an Engstler™ clock & cuckoo mechanism which is custom built by the Engstler cuckoo clock manufacturer in the Black Forest region, Germany. Their craftsmanship ensures your cuckoo clock works as wonderfully as the world-famous traditional cuckoo clocks of the Black Forest region.

 

PRODUCT DETAILS:

Material:

Wood, plastic & cork

Colour:

Dark Blue/Grey & Yellow

Designer:

Marc Pons (see below)

Height:

40cm

Width:

12cm

Depth:

12cm

Weight:

1.8kg

Power source:

Batteries (Not included)

Chime:

Every hour (with automatic night-time shut off)

Sound:

River stream & cuckoo calling

Light Sensor:

Yes

Country of Manufacture:

Italy

MEET THE DESIGNER OF THE ''UHUHU” CUCKOO CLOCK BY PROGETTI: MARC PONS


Marc Pons - made in Barcelona. He studied sculptural arts until he decided to venture into the industrial design scene. As a young product designer, he observes the interaction between mankind and the objects, searching and proposing new scenarios. Pons is unusual, ironic, permeable to his surroundings and has a peculiar sense of humor. He graduated from Llotja school of design and he appreciates design that tests raw materials and skepticism towards design dogmas.

 

Estimated Delivery Time: Subject to availability, approximately between September 09 and September 19.

PLEASE NOTE: The Progetti craftspeople are currently on holiday for three weeks. This means that all orders made today or later will not be processed until the 27th of August. Please expect a three week delay on Progetti clocks in addition to the estimated delivery time. We are very sorry for this inconvenience. Please contact us to find out more information about delivery times.

Worried about your order arriving on time? Ninety-nine percent of our orders arrive within the estimated delivery time or even earlier. However sometimes there can be factors (such as availability and delivery location) that can affect the delivery time and lengthen it by a few days. In such cases we will keep you informed of the delay and work with the courier throughout the delivery process to make it as simple as possible for you. Also, due to availability, some of our clocks need to be custom built for you by one of our many manufacturers in Italy, Germany, Japan or Switzerland. In such cases we will also inform you of the tracking details once your order is shipped from the manufacturer.

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