Most cuckoo clocks (either mechanical or battery powered) come with 'night-time 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 'night-time shutoff' which are usually a lever with 2 positions - sound on or sound off.
Battery powered cuckoo clocks usually come with an automatic 'night-time 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.
Model ID: progetti-2065-pogb
Meet 'Burano', a stylish modern cuckoo clock designed by Eloisa Libera (see below) for Italian clock manufacturer Progetti. It's design and colours are in direct reference to the famous colourful houses of 'Burano Island' in Venice Lagoon.
Made of wood and with each house painted in a distinct colour, this cuckoo clock can be used either as a wall cuckoo clock or a table cuckoo clock. It's quartz movement is battery powered and the cuckoo strike, which chimes on the hour with the sound of a light babbling brook and sweet cuckoo call, can be volume controlled and is also switched off automatically during the night by a built-in light sensor.
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.
|Colour:||Purple, orange, green and light blue|
Eloisa Libera (See below)
|Power source:||2 x C cell batteries (Not included)|
|Chime:||Every hour (with automatic night-time shut off)|
|Sound:||River stream & cuckoo calling|
|Country of Manufacture:||Italy|
Eloisa Libera was born in Como in 1987, she graduated in Industrial Design at the Politecnico di Milano. She always designs products that reflect her personality with a little bit of eccentricity and uniqueness and is continuously inspired by new trends and innovations coming from all different areas of industrial product. Progetti is her first collaboration in the design world.
Above: The design of Progetti's 'Burano' cuckoo clock is a direct reference of the houses in Burano Island in Venice, Italy.
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