The Ethernet Digital Wall Clocks

Digital wall clocks configuration can be done easily. The Ethernet NTP digital wall clock can be configured from a telnet session. From any pc on your network, logon to the device. They can then be configured using few simple commands.

These ethernet clocks display accurate time which they obtain from an NTP (Network Time Protocol) or SNTP (Simple Network Time Protocol) server. The NTP or SNTP server can be either intranet based or internet based. By providing the digital clock with the IP address of the NTP server, it will synchronize its time.

The digital wall clocks can be provided in one or two display formats with four or six digit units. A four digit device will display hours and minutes only. A six digit device will display hours, minutes and seconds. The Ethernet NTP digital clocks can be configured for EU daylight savings using commands.

The LED digital wall clock comes with four or six digit formats. The four digit LED clock units display hours and minutes. The six digit units display hours, minutes and seconds. Both the LED clock units have 4 inch high LED digits. These digits can be read easily even from far distance of 50m.

These clocks use PoE which is Power over Ethernet. It simplifies the installation of network devices. The device takes its power from CAT5 network cable. Therefore, the necessity to have a mains outlet at the point of location of the digital wall clocks is eliminated. When your network segment is PoE enabled, it is just enough if you plug the digital clock onto your network which will power-up automatically. In case if your network is not PoE enabled, then a low-cost midspan-convertor is required which is nothing but a small power supply.

These digital wall clocks come with various   mounting  options. They are usually provided with two keyhole cutouts on the rear panel to aid in wall  mounting  conveniently. Sometimes, depending on the manufacturer, they do come with a digital wall clock  mounting  kit using which one or two clocks can be suspended from a ceiling or you can mount them on a wall.

You can mount a single digital wall clock using this kit or else, you can mount them back to back with two such clocks. These clocks are configurable according to time zones and daylight saving settings. They are very accurate and do not require any human intervention and have no requirement of any special hardware or software. The time updates take place automatically.