AURIOL Radio-Controlled Wall Clock @ lidl £8.99 from the 22/12/14
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AURIOL Radio-Controlled Wall Clock @ lidl £8.99 from the 22/12/14

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Found 21st Dec 2014
good price for a radio controlled clock with added temperature and humidity display,no more resetting clocks around the home when the clocks go forward/back.

Displays time, temperature and humidity with automatic time adjustment including winter and summer time
Sleek and contemporary brushed aluminium frame with glass cover
Size Ø (cm): 25
Batteries included

19 Comments

Can you set it 5 minutes faster than the exact time, so your not late for work?

john_coller

Can you set it 5 minutes faster than the exact time, so your not late for … Can you set it 5 minutes faster than the exact time, so your not late for work?



that's what all my clocks are like, if i got this I'm likely to be late as real time isn't as good as 5mins future time.

Does anyone have one from previous offers? How loud is the tick?

john_coller

Can you set it 5 minutes faster than the exact time, so your not late for … Can you set it 5 minutes faster than the exact time, so your not late for work?



Why not just do everything a bit earlier like most people?

Bit boring this; it goes forward and back but no left or right

Simon Wallace

Does anyone have one from previous offers? How loud is the tick?



It's silent.

25cm is a touch small for a big room. But when the daylight savings day hits you'll be thanking this clock.
Heat!

Original Poster

better pictures

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lidl.de/de/…874

Heat added

Bought a white one, definately has a slight tick rather than being silent. Would not auto set the time but I presume todays weather may have something to do with that - you can manually set the time and if I read the manual right it will auto correct once the signal is detected.

Got up this morning to find it was showing exactly the same time as my other radio controlled clock.

I don't have this exact model, But I bought a digital one some years back from Lidel and I found two problem with the system:
1- It is updated from a centre in Germany, so it will update itself when the weather is very good. In my case, it only update itself when I put it next to window upstairs, otherwise it can not update itself.
2- It is synced to EU time, so you need to set it to be 1 hour behind to be able to use it in UK.

In contrast, I bought from a UK supplier and it worked much better and synced in less than 1 minute when it was on my room wall (I placed it where it should be)

Please note that I am in Scotland and the situation in London or that area may be different and you may get a signal very quickly.
Edited by: "mans0987" 29th Jan 2015

Purchased an Auriol clock this a.m. So far it has set itself to EU time not UK. I will leave it until tomorrow and if it has not adjusted itself to UK time it will be returned. I Know it can be adjusted manually but what is the point of an auto clock if it shows the wrong time. Have tried reset and moving it around which has made no difference.

c15

Purchased an Auriol clock this a.m. So far it has set itself to EU time … Purchased an Auriol clock this a.m. So far it has set itself to EU time not UK.


Likewise, I've emailed the support email address. Pity my 6yr old Lidl one died a couple of months ago.

i hr fast in uk back to lidl for refund

I also have a Lidl Auriol Radio Controlled Wall Clock model 4-LD4015-2 purchased 23/12/15 and found it also sets itself to German time. After checking the little instruction booklet and online it apears there is no way of changing the time zone electronically.

Faced with no alternative I simply changed the hour hand back one hour to 11 o'clock and suddenly we are back at GMT. If you don't want to travel back to Lidl to return yours then
1. Remove and re-insert the battery to reset the hands back to 12 o'clock.
2. Remove the battery to stop any movement of the hands.
3. Remove the 4 spring clips holding the clock together.
4. Very carefully ease the hour hand back to 11 o'clock and check the minute and second hand align with 12.
5. Put the clock back together with the spring clips and reinstall the battery.

Each time you reset the clock it will return to 11 o'clock because we are 1 hour behind Germany and when it picks up the signal you will have the correct time displayed. Otherwise chuck it back at Lidl and tell them we are British.

TOPCAT I agree this fix will work at the moment. My question is do the German times go forward and back an hour when we change between BST and GMT?

No good for the UK. It will always be an hour out!

Germany also put their clocks forward and backwards so altering the time should work for UK as well once the alterations are made just remove the springs and reset as described by the other person ?
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