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The Great Clock Debate: Electric vs. Battery-Operated Clocks

Posted by Scott Ramacier on Oct 25, 2018 2:19:52 PM

To grill with gas or charcoal. To drive an electric car or opt for internal combustion. To eat oatmeal or Pop-Tarts for breakfast. When it comes to selecting an energy source for our daily needs, we have more options now than ever.

These decisions extend to the basic operations of any large facility, including its clocks. When you're selecting clocks for your school, factory, or medical facility, you have two options for a power source: electric or battery-operated.

The right choice often depends on the resources at your disposal and how you plan to deploy your clocks. Here are the pros and cons of both battery and electric clocks.

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Topics: Wireless Clock Systems, Wired Clock Systems

Clock Wars: Wireless Master Time Clock vs. Wired Master Time Clock

Posted by Scott Ramacier on Aug 15, 2018 8:59:52 AM

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... wired clocks were the standard, reliable method to keep synchronized time in schools and businesses. Today, those clocks are even better, but there are also wireless options, utilizing 21st Century technology to transform timekeeping. So, which solution is best for your school or facilities? Here is a quick comparison of wired master time clocks vs. wireless master time clocks to help you make the decision. 

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Topics: Wired Clock Systems, Wireless Clock Systems

School-End Checklist: Maintenance Tips for Your Wired Clock System

Posted by American Time on May 30, 2018 1:23:22 PM

The end of the school year is here, which means it's time to exhale. Those freshly emptied hallways and classrooms will bring some much-deserved peace and quiet after a long nine months, but they also provide a prime opportunity for routine maintenance.

Now is a good time for building workers to ensure everything is in working order, including looking at the facility's wired clock system. We'll walk you through a checklist to make sure your clocks are in tip-top shape.

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Topics: Wired Clock Systems, Clock Maintenance and Repairs

What Size Clock System Controller Do I Need?

Posted by American Time on Apr 11, 2018 12:29:16 PM

How many times have you had to return a new shirt or a pair of jeans?

Sometimes the clothes just don't look right when you get home from the store. Maybe that's due to different lighting or the store's trick mirrors. Or, maybe your clothes just don't fit the same as you thought they would. After all, sizes are usually a bit different from brand to brand, so it's risky to buy clothes without trying them on.

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Topics: Wired Clock Systems

Choosing Between Network and System Clocks [VIDEO]

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Apr 12, 2017 9:33:02 AM

When looking at buying a new clock system, it is important to understand the difference between network clocks and system clocks. Deciding between the two will depend on how you plan to use your clock and how your building is wired and constructed. Here is an explanation of what each one does, and a few tips to consider when choosing between network and system clocks.

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Topics: Videos, Wired Clock Systems, Wi-Fi Clock Systems

Wired System Clocks Whitepaper

Posted by Ronda Anderson on Feb 2, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Welcome back to our weekly whitepaper blog series. It only makes sense to share our most popular wired products.

AllSync Plus wired system clocks are the best replacement clocks on the market and the perfect choice when running multiple clock systems. AllSync Plus clocks adapt to the correct clock correction protocol upon installation. 

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Topics: Wired Clock Systems

Electric Clock Whitepaper

Posted by Ronda Anderson on Jan 26, 2016 11:15:20 AM

Electric clocks are powered by 120 vac electricity from a standard wall outlet. They operate independently from all other clocks. Electric clocks are the perfect choice for those who don't want to ever change batteries. 

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Topics: Wired Clock Systems

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