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Model 1900G2S Kit requires post-build calibration and verification. PLEASE SEE lead time notes in Shipping tab (3-4 week lead time).
The Model 1900G2S Kit is the favorite with customers who own "Western Union" Broadcast studio clocks. The Model 1900G2S Kit can be used on any SWCC clock with synchronization capability, including master clocks so equipped. It includes vintage cloth-covered wire for connecting synchronization coils.
This is the deluxe battery plus synchronizer kit. Battery life is extended using special Energizer Ultimate Lithium batteries in both the 1900G2 (as of 10/1/23) and the 1900S. This product, with its long battery life, is ideal for clocks where the dial has to be removed to change batteries.
Why are we upgrading to the G2? In recent years we have found that more and more alkaline batteries destructively leak. Specifically, AA alkaline quality has plummeted. When they leak, they destroy the battery holder, requiring replacement.
To date, we have seen good performance from Duracell alkaline D batteries. If you are a previous customer and wish to have additional legacy 1900G units, please contact us. We don’t know how long this will continue, thus our interest in converting to Energizer Ultimate Lithium AA cells.
The same applies to the Model 1900S synchronizer unit. We now equip the Model 1900S with Energizer Ultimate Lithium cells (instead of Duracell AA). Also—very important—Energizer Ultimate Lithiums are NOT rechargeables. They are replaceable, infinitely superior to traditional alkalines in every measurable way.
Important Note: Clock winders and synchronizers are built in batches once per month. Please be prepared for a 3-4 week lead time on these. Timing products (such as the Model 1900S and 1900W series) require pre-shipment calibration and verification which requires time to validate quality performance (2 weeks).
Unless otherwise noted at Checkout, a handling fee of $5.00 is included in each order (also covers packaging material) in the continental United States. Therefore the total shipping number shown in Checkout is the sum of the actual fee (from the carrier, usually UPS) plus this handling fee. Our standard carrier is UPS 3-Day in the USA and UPS International outside the USA.
We try to maintain a policy of "no minimum order dollar amount," but handling fees cannot be avoided.
Policy on return shipping: Customer assumes responsibility for shipping and handling costs, regardless of reason. Restated: Customer pays for return shipping and handling in all cases, including warranty returns.
Ken's Clock Clinic reserves the right to adjust shipping fees or carriers to accommodate order size. If an adjustment is necessary you will be notified prior to shipment. This especially applies to international orders, although we strive to provide and adhere to best estimate possible at time of order.
Important Information and Warranty Terms
Prices are shown in U.S. Dollars (USD).
We make every attempt to provide information needed to choose the right product. We encourage you to contact us if in doubt. Restocking charge is 20% of product purchase price on most models. We do not pay return postage if you choose the wrong product. We no longer carry non-renewable batteries to avoid problems with returns.
If you change your mind and don't want the product, you will receive a store credit. We no longer issue refunds, for example, if you buy a set of batteries, the clock doesn't work, and you refuse our help on the movement. We are happy to exchange for another product with a 20% restocking fee and subject to our standard shipping policy.
We have terms on our generous warranty to avoid our generosity being exploited. We do NOT warranty product that has been disassembled, tampered with, modified, or abused. Our products are not hobby or experiment platforms and are not meant to be used for this purpose. You will pay replacement price if you modify or disassemble the product, damage it, then attempt to return it for warranty repair.
We strive to learn from any defective product. If a unit is modified or disassembled, this destroys the root cause traceability and an opportunity to improve product is lost.
There are some products (for example, the Model 1900WG-4.5V) which are non-returnable due to their low sales volume or custom nature. These are noted in the product description. Please contact us to verify application before purchase.
On-line purchases are processed securely. Credit card purchasing is available through this system. Please contact us if you wish to purchase via some other means.
Sales tax of 8.15% will be applied to residents of Colorado; or home office is based in Broomfield, CO.
What is covered by our 5 year warranty on Renewable Units:
- Internal battery holder
- Internal wiring and electronics, connectors (all products)
- Rechargeable Cell on 1900R units, subject to pro-rating.
The only products subject to pro-rating are the 1900R family rechargeables. With these, for every year from manufacture you will need to pay $10.00 plus return shipping to have it refurbished. The 1900R products are serialized for tracking purposes.
What is NOT covered by our 5 year warranty on Renewable Units:
- We do NOT cover the internal alkaline cells which are user replaceable.
- Any unit which has been tampered with or altered voids warranty.
- Return shipping is users responsibility.
- Products over 5 years old and any 1900R with a 1000 series serial number. If your 1900R with 1000 series serial number fails, we will happily replace it with a new Model 1900R3 at its normal purchase price. 1000 series units are now over 12 years from last manufacture.
Summary - Model 1900G2S Kit
Availability: In Stock