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Clock Repair & Instructions (How To)

Cleaning and General Care for Your Atmos Clock

Keep the Atmos clock out of direct sunlight and avoid exposure to excessive hot or cold temperatures. The gold plating and lacquer on the case of the clock is very thin. Never u…

Timing Adjustments (Regulation) Of An Atmos Clock

The Atmos clock is very sensitive and can react significantly to very minor adjustments. If the clock is running too fast or too slow, use the adjustment lever on the top of the…

Starting An Atmos Clock

Once the Atmos clock has been levelled and the hands set, the locking mechanism can be undone. The pendulum should start to rotate and then keep oscillating backwards and forwar…

Setting the Time on An Atmos Clock

Set the clock to the correct time by using the minute hand only. It is best practice to move it in a clockwise direction and only when the pendulum is at, or about to reach, an …

Levelling An Atmos Clock

Atmos clocks are designed to work best when placed on a stable, level surface that does not suffer any jarring. Use the spirit level at the front of the base plate to level the …

Setting up an Atmos clock

An Atmos is locked with the lever below the dial, it is locked in right hand rotation so that when the clock is set up and the lever is released by pushing to the left the clock…

Winding Your Longcase/Grandfather Clock

Place the winding key into one of the winding holes and wind in a clockwise direction. As you do this it’s advisable to have the trunk door open so you can see the weights as th…

Regulating Your Longcase/Grandfather Clock For Running Speed

To do this you adjust the regulation nut which is at the bottom of the pendulum. If you turn the nut to the right you will speed up the clock and if you turn it to the left you …

Setting Your Longcase/Grandfather Clock To Time

To put the clock to the correct time you should always move the minute hand in a clockwise direction until you reach your current time. You must allow the clock to strike as you…

Putting A Longcase/Grandfather Clock In Beat, Winding, Setting And Regulation

Listen to the tick if the tick is uneven then you will need to adjust the crutch to obtain an “In Beat” tick. Holding the pendulum bob in a central position move the bob to the …