Western Union self-winding clock

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed Sep 22 17:29:28 2004

> Tony> If it is a syncronome, there are likely to be contacts for
> Tony> slave dials too
> No, those are the same contacts. A synchronome has the slave dials
> wired in series with the master clock contact and solenoid and the
> battery. That's actually a key part of the system, allowing things to

You are, of course, correct. I was thinking of another master-slave clock
system where the pendulum was maintained by a Hipp Toggle, and there were
serparate contacts for the slave dials...

[And for a really strange system, look at the original 'Magneta'...]

Received on Wed Sep 22 2004 - 17:29:28 BST

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