Global Patent Index - EP 0990960 A1

EP 0990960 A1 2000-04-05 - Radio controllable clock

Title (en)

Radio controllable clock

Title (de)

Über Funk steuerbare Uhr

Title (fr)

Montre contrôlée par radio

Publication

EP 0990960 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98116528 A

Priority

EP 98116528 A

Abstract (en)

A radio controllable clock comprises an analog display having hands fastened to hand shafts (1, 2, 3, 4), a means for self-positioning said hands to the 12:00 o'clock position for adjusting the time in accordance with a received radio time or reset signal, and a micro-controller unit. Said radio controllable clock further comprises means (13) to mechanically stop the rotations of said hand shafts (1, 2, 3, 4) after respective predetermined rotations initiated by said micro-controller unit. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G04C 9/02; G04C 3/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G04C 3/14 (2006.01); G04R 20/00 (2013.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G04C 3/146 (2013.01); G04R 20/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 0990960 A1 20000405; EP 0990960 B1 20050216; DE 69829049 D1 20050324; DE 69829049 T2 20050818

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