Earth Hour 2010
Image by jp1958
Notice the sparsely lit condominium tower in the background? Lights out for one hour between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm.
Inspite of the EXIF data, the time of this photo was 8:37 pm. I forgot to change the clock on my camera when we changed over to Daylight Savings Time on March 21.
By the way, welcome to Church Wellesley Village! Toronto’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) neighbourhood.
Toronto, Canada ~ March 27, 2010.
Article by hi joiney
ConstructionDigital clocks typically use the 50 or 60 hertz oscillation of AC power or a 32,768 hertz crystal oscillator as in a quartz clock to keep time. Most digital clocks display the hour of the day in 24 hour format; in the United States and a few other countries, a more commonly used hour sequence is 12 hour format (with some indication of AM or PM). Some clocks can display either time mode according to the owner’s preference. Emulations of analog-style faces often use an LCD screen, and these are also sometimes described as “digital”. DisplaysA digital clock’s display changing numbers.An LCD battery operated clock without alarm.To represent the time, most digital clocks use a seven-segment LED, VFD, or LCD display for each of four digits. They generally also include other elements to indicate whether the time is AM or PM, whether or not an alarm is set, and so on. SettingA premium digital clock radio with digital tuning.A basic digital clock radio with analog tuning.Some people find difficulty in setting the time in some designs of digital clocks. Therefore in electronic devices where the clock is not a critical function, often they are not set at all, displaying the default after powered on, 00:00 or 12:00.Since they run on electricity, digital clocks must be reset every time the power is cut off. This is a particular problem with alarm clocks that have no “battery” backup, because even a very brief power outage during the night usually results in the clock failing to trigger the alarm in the morning.To reduce the problem, many devices designed to operate on household electricity incorporate a battery backup to maintain the time during power outages and during times of disconnection from the power supply. More recently, some devices incorporate a method for automatically setting the time, such as using a broadcast radio time signal from an atomic clock, getting the time from an existing satellite television or computer connection, or by being set at the factory and then maintaining the time from then on with a quartz movement powered by an internal rechargeable battery. UsesA digital clock built into an oven.Because digital clocks can be very small and inexpensive devices that enhance the popularity of product designs, they are often incorporated into all kinds of devices such as cars, radios, televisions, microwave ovens, standard ovens, computers and cell phones. Sometimes their usefulness is disputed: a common complaint is that when time has to be set to Daylight Saving Time, many household clocks have to be readjusted. The incorporation of automatic synchronisation by a radio time signal is reducing this problem (see Radio clock). External linksWikimedia Commons has media related to: Digital clocksHow Digital Clocks WorkHistory of the Digital WatchTime Associations: Associations we have with numbers on a digital clock Categories: Clocks | Horology | Digital technologyHidden categories: Articles lacking sources from January 2010 | All articles lacking sources
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