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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.

'Home Sweet Home' Cuckoo Clock (Green) by Progetti

Brand: Progetti

Model ID: progetti-2180-green

ISBN/UPC/GTIN: 3901001002070

Estimated Delivery Time: Approximately between March 16 and March 26.

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'Home Sweet Home' Cuckoo Clock (Green) by Progetti

Home Sweet Home is a tabletop cuckoo clock that stems from the imagination of young Italian designer Stefania Scaranello and speaks of her emotional relationship created with everyday objects reshaped with new features. This quirky modern cuckoo clock is made in wood and depicts a stylised house complete with chimney and little cuckoo. It's cheerfully large dial, which displays clocks hands in black, is at it's centre upon which the cuckoo, as if perched on the attic window, is ready to ring in a new day in suburbia. Available in three colours - orange & white, red and green - this cute cuckoo clock is the perfect addition to any bedside table or living room mantle.

The battery powered movement has a photosensitive sensor that automatically turns off the cuckoo sound in the absence of light so that it never chimes while people are alseep. 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

Colour:

Green

Designer:

Stefania Scaranello (see below)

Height:

24cm

Width:

24cm

Depth:

10cm

Weight:

1.5kg

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 ''HOME SWEET HOME” CUCKOO CLOCK BY PROGETTI: STEFANIA SCARANELLO

After graduating in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan in 1994, Scaranello continued her training in the family design studio, dealing with the creation of collections for clothing. In 1996 she began working on industrial design, first in the Anna Gili design studio, where she first gained experience in design and in development exhibitions, and then later, independently, projecting for some complement and lighting companies. From 1997 to 2005 she collaborated with Francesco Castiglione Morelli, alternating the studio work and the freelance activity until she finally begin full-time freelancing in 2005. She has taken part in the Macef Young Design exhibition in Milan, won many competitions and appears in magazines like Interni and Ottagono.