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SOny Clock IC492 looses time

My Sony clock looses 10 minutes every hour, I ourchaed in in teh US and am working thru an adaptor which gives an output of 110-120 volts. can anybody of any help?

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Re: SOny Clock IC492 looses time

Dont think this model clock accuracy depends upon the supply frequency.
1. I have ICF C 318 with the same specification but works accurately (1 sencond) in 50 Hz.
2. there are some amazone complaints even from US (wherein 60 Hz exists)

3. Dont think a clock designer will depend on supply frequency. (many time, this varies even in a very good power network)

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Re: SOny Clock IC492 looses time

Hello. I had the same problem, i found the solution. the clock is prepared to work on 60hz power network and you may have a 50hz one. It is possible to modify knowing a bit of electronic.

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