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    I am looking for a small clock to go in the campervan. I would like to be able to see the time in the dark with a subtle light, not one that keeps you awake all night long!

    Any suggestions?
     
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    Go to sleep instead :sleep:
     
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    that's a good idea until the daft puppy wakes me up and I need to know what time it is!
     
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    I remember hearing somewhere that one of the ways to help you go back to sleep is to HIDE your clock so you CAN'T see what time it is.
    Actually I think I heard it on some radio show I had on because I couldn't sleep...
     
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    When you find one please let me know. I've been looking for ages both battery or 12volt. I want one that I can fasten to a vertical flat surface with a backlight at night. Don't want a massive one, two or three inches across would be fine.
     
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    What about wearing a back-lit watch? Then you don't even have to turn over to see the time.
     
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    Bugger, out of stock!
     
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    How spooky. I was just looking at them.


    or any from that page.
     
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    Mobile phone, next to bed, or under pillow?
     
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    The problem is the dog can wake up from 6.00am onwards and there is no way I am getting up at that time!.

    Mobile phone works except you have to press the button to wake it up. The oh hates doing that. I don't mind. The watch is also good except she has to find my watch! It does not have a back light.

    Will have a look at the suggested clocks tomorrow...
     
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    What about these @ £4.31:

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Led-Digit...hash=item488593303a:m:mRiV-o-1IQSZxUmiGCv_hNQ

    Choice of colours and apparently they have a sensor to turn the backlight on automatically, I assume this means its got some sort of motion detector so you can just wave your hand near it rather than have to fiddle about trying to press the button. They also have quite a big display which is important for those people who don't have perfect eyesight! Might have to treat myself to one ... but what colour .... white, green, blue, black or rosy ... the small sucker mounted LCD watch clock would be good for the cab too at only 99p!
     
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    I got a cool one from Orange when i topped up once. Little cube that glows for a minute when i hit the top. It would be changing colours when glowing but it was a soft glow what was quite nice. My watch has a light what goes off when i click let the button go and my Android only need a tap for display on and the power button for display off. Couple of options. Another option is look on ebay for travel clock as they tend to have luminous paint on the hands and digits.
     
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    Only problem with a 'standard' analogue type display clock with luminous hands is that they tick due them being mechanical which might not seem much but in the night when there's no other sound it can seem as if 'Big Ben' is in the camper with you!
     
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    This is is exactly what we want, as long as it doesn't tick and you don't have to press a button for it to light up.
     
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    This is is exactly what we want, as long as it doesn't tick, but haven't been able to find one yet. Let us know if you do please.
     
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    When you choose a colour the price goes up to £4.31. While still cheap I think it's a scam and I don't like to be scammed!
     
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    I spoke to a clock suppliers at a show and he said I would be heard pressed to find what I want so there might be a market for them?
     
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    I bought one of these last year - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Black-Scr...-12V-24V-SF-/111825881033?hash=item1a095787c9

    The backlight was a bit bright so I bought a sample piece of smoked glass filter - the sort that sticks on to car windows - and cut that to fit the display. Two layers of that tone the display down nicely! As a bonus, the clock also displays battery voltage and, if you can be bothered to fit the external sensor, the external temperature.
     
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