Free Shipping on orders of $40 or More.

Learn more
0 Cart Menu

Description

Most of today's quartz clocks, which are actually regulated by a man-made crystal, oscillate at approximately 32 kHz when electrically charged. This vibration in the crystal in turn creates electric impulses at the same rate, which are then electronically divided into longer pulses. Usually these pulses are transferred to the second hand at 1-second intervals, creating the tick-tick sound we normally hear. Because a ticking sound can be a nuisance for some — especially if the movement is mounted in a clock case that has good acoustic value — these continuous sweep movements were developed to pulse 16 times per second. This makes the second hand move in a manner that is seemingly uninterrupted and virtually silent.

These compact single AA battery-operated quartz movements are available in a choice of three shaft lengths — 1/8", 1/4" or 3/8". The shaft length is the threaded portion that will fix onto the dial plate or piece of wood. Choose the shaft length based on the thickness of material to be used. All shaft diameters are 5/16". The dimensions are 2 7/32" × 2 7/32" × 5/8". Batteries not included.

Related Products

Product Availability At All Stores


Loading...

Item Added to your cart

{{ products.length }} Items Added to your cart

Items in your cart

Product Title

Item

$0.00

QTY: 0

Surcharge


Share On Facebook Share via Email

NAME YOUR WISH LIST

Sign In

User Name is a required field.

Password is a required field.

Forgot password?

Benefits of creating an account:

Create an account

Please enter the username associated with your Lee Valley account and we will send you an email to reset your password.