How to adjust a floor clock for Daylight Savings Time
It's simple to adjust your floor clock for Daylight Savings Time, simply move the minute hand counter clockwise 1 hour to "fall back" in the Fall, or simply move the minute hand clockwise 1 hour to "spring forward" in the Spring.
For mechanical clocks moving the minute hand forward you need to stop at every ¼ hour (1/4 after the hour, 1/2 after the hour, and 3/4
after the hour) to let the melody play through and at the hour (12:00 mark) to
let the melody and hour strike to play through before advancing the minute
Auto daylight savings time "DST" clock changes on wrong dates.
In March of 2007, the US Government changed the months for daylight savings time from April through October to March through November. Under the new guidelines, daylight savings time starts on the second Sunday of March and ends on the first Sunday ...
How to turn off auto daylight savings time in a "DST" clock.
If you have an older DST clock, it may have the "old" Daylight Savings Time dates programmed into it (April and October). In order for the clock to run without the times automatically changing, you can turn the DST function "OFF" and the clock will ...
Radio controlled clock displays the wrong time zone.
If you live in an area that receives the signal but does not adjust for daylight-savings time, select ST (standard time) from the back of the movement while the rest of the country is in daylight-savings time and manually set the movement to the ...
How to adjust the time speed of a floor clock.
Changing the speed of time keeping is accomplished by moving the pendulum disk up or down. This is done by turning the adjustment nut at the bottom of the pendulum. To slow the clock down, lower the disk by turning the adjustment nut to the left. ...
How to adjust the chimes to play precisely on the proper time.
If your clock chimes more than one minute before or after the proper time, the minute hand should be removed and adjusted. For complete details, please refer to page 10 of the Floor Clock Instruction Manual or page 3 in the Wall and Mantel Clock ...