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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.

'Cucu Marconi' Cuckoo Clock (Red) by Pirondini

Brand: Pirondini

Model ID: pirondini-808-r

Estimated Delivery Time: Subject to availability, approximately between June 29 and July 03.

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The 'Cucu Marconi' is a 'retro' styled modern cuckoo clock inspired by old radios, such as those invented Italian inventor and engineer 'Guglielmo Marconi'. It's shape and design are a unique style created by Pirondini's Italian designers and crafts people. 

Complete with the classic cuckoo bird, which animates from it's 'nest' upon the hour to chime with it's unique cuckoo call, this modern cuckoo clock is best suited in a living room or bedroom. 

It comes complete with an 'automatic night-time shut-off' light sensor which switches off the sound so that the family can sleep peacefully when it is dark. 

This cuckoo clock features:

  • Battery powered quartz movement.
  • The sweet sound of the cuckoo bird call each hour with the light background noise of a babbling forest brook. 
  • A light sensor with automatic night shut-off which disables the cuckoos sound when the lights are off.
  • Two levels of volume in addition to a muted volume setting.
  • Available colours: Red, green, white. 

    All of our cuckoo clocks come with a 30-day money back guarantee and free shipping within mainland UK and Europe 

    Material:  High quality MDF
    Colour:  Red
    Designer:  Ivo Caruso e Alessandro D’Angeli
    Height:  27 cm
    Width:  17 cm
    Depth: 11 cm
    Weight:  2.5 kg 
    Power source:  2 alkaline batteries D/LR20/1,5V
    Chime: Each hour
    Sound: Cuckoo bird & flowing river
    Light Sensor:  Automatic night time shut off
    Country of Manufacture: Italy