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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

ZeitGeist; Talking Time Machine

Zeitgeist Talking Time Machine

This portable electronic device combines a number of time-related functions and speaks through either its integrated speaker or headphones (not included). Comes with instructions on audiocassette as well as a braille and large print quick-start sheet.


  • Tells time (including dual time zone) in hours, minutes, and seconds
  • Automatically adjusts to Daylight Savings Time and leap years
  • Calendar tells the current day of the week, date, calendar week, number of days passed and remaining in the year, and the current zodiac sign
  • 10 different alarms are possible, each with a separate signal, along with a stopwatch, two count-down timers (seven day and one hour)
  • Manages up to 10 non-recurring or recurring appointments
  • Calculates age in years, months, days, minutes, and seconds or the day of the week for any date
  • 4.5 x 1.25 x 1 inches, fits in pocket or carry around neck on attached lanyard
  • Uses 2 AAA batteries (included)

English Version:
Catalog Number: 1-03974-00

Spanish version:
Catalog Number: 1-03974-SP
Click this link to purchase the Zeitgeist Talking Time Machine.

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