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DGT North American Chess Clock

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Clock Dimensions:
7.5" x 4" x 2"
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2 x AA
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DGT North American Chess Clock
WARNING: May Contain Small Parts.

The DGT North American clock uses 10 built-in algorithms to give a complete range of timing choices, plus elegant design to satisfy the most demanding chess player. Even multi-period delay settings are easy! Quick-set options permit instant set-up. Manual programming options are fast and intuitive and are automatically stored in memory. Of course our new digital timer is a superb chess clock, but it also times any two-person board gamelike Go, Shogi, Checkers, and Scrabble. All the bells and whistles, together with DGTs reputation for quality and accuracy.

  • Quick and easy to set and program!
  • Choose quick-set options for the 13 most popular controls
  • Set any control manually and fast!
  • Turn move-counter on and off in any option
  • Super-easy to correct both time and move count
  • Sound-alert option warns of time trouble
  • Signals a low battery
  • 16 contrast settings adjust for any lighting
Limited Warranty provided by the manufacturer.

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  • 4
    excellent for tournament use IF you don't need to see the delay/increment

    Posted by Unknown on 13th Dec 2016

    This is an excellent clock. It is very stable, very durable, and has many good pre-settings that can be easily used for various time controls. Two things it does NOT have are (1) a move counter, and (2) a visible delay or increment counter. In tournaments with a 5-second time delay, this may not make much difference, because most players can "feel" that 5 seconds. But for longer delay or increment, some players might benefit from seeing the delay counting down, e.g. 30-second delay. One tricky thing to keep in mind is that when manually setting the clock time, you need to set hours, minutes, AND seconds BEFORE setting the delay -- many people set the hours and minutes and then wrongly assume the next setting is for the delay, thereby incorrectly setting 60 minutes and 5 seconds and no delay when the time control is actually G/60 minutes with 5 seconds delay.

  • 5
    The Best Clock I will use

    Posted by Tony Laycock on 1st Nov 2016

    This Clock is very easy to use and less confusing. I love this Clock and it was worth every dollar.

  • 4
    Seems like a quality clock

    Posted by Mike on 20th Jan 2016

    I bought this clock over the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend for a tournament (since i forgot to bring my clock)
    I have only used it for this one tournament, but i have to say that it does appear to be a very good clock.
    Easy to set
    Buttons are quiet
    It appears to be able to hold up well in blitz

    While it won't replace my Chronos, it would be a fine second choice.

  • 4

    Posted by Keith on 6th Mar 2014

    I am not and never have been a great fan of the styling of this clock, or of the look and feel, and I think it's slightly overpriced for what you get. But I have to give it credit for being quicker and easier to set than just about any other clock available on the market.

  • 5
    DGT North American Chess Clock 5 Stars

    Posted by Lucas from Houston on 28th Apr 2013

    As a scholastic chess coach, these are the clocks I favor using with my tournament sets. They are easy to set, very user friendly, and most importantly to me (as a librarian), they are quiet. Pressing the buttons gives tactile feedback but can be done without making much noise. Of course they give a satisfactory thunk when hit hard in blitz games, but non-barbarians can play softly and quietly.

  • 5
    DGT North American Chess Clock 5 Stars

    Posted by Frank from Winchester on 28th Apr 2013

    Probably the best buy our club has ever had.

  • 3
    DGT North American Chess Clock 3 Stars

    Posted by Rob from New Jersey on 28th Apr 2013

    While I loved this clock, and it was easy to set, it stopped working suddenly right before a tournament. Perhaps it was banged up too much in my chess bag, but the durability was suspect

  • 5
    DGT North American Chess Clock 5 Stars

    Posted by Dennis from Wooster, Ohio on 28th Apr 2013

    As good or better than Chronos and half the price.

  • 5
    DGT North American Chess Clock 5 Stars

    Posted by Ralph from Waterloo on 28th Apr 2013

    I have only had the opportunity of using the clock once so far and I can tell you that it is a pleasure to use. I wanted a clock that could be easily set and this definitely does that. And because of the lever on top of the clock it is quite distinguishable from a distance as to who's turn it is to move. And the one feature that was imperative for me was to have a warning when the batteries start to run down. Needless to say, I am quite happy with my purchase.