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Old 01-21-14, 09:00 AM   #1
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Anyone wishing to get the digital back. There is a digital clock associated with the GPS but I wish it could be displayed.
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I like the analog clock.
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Today most luxury vehicle lines have analog clocks.I like it!
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The analog's ok but I wish they had done it in a way so that it was synchronized to the GPS clock available in the NAV unit.
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The analog's ok but I wish they had done it in a way so that it was synchronized to the GPS clock available in the NAV unit.
It is in the LS
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Fan of the analog clock as well !
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I like the analog clock. Adds some additional class to the interior.
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Having that analog clock in the middle isn't a problem. Its a nice touch to the car and it looks good. What is a problem is having no digital clock. If you wanna see what time it is you've got to look at that analog clock or look at your phone

I've seen a digital clock in the settings messing around and stuff but theres no way you can permanently have one on your screen
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It would be nice to have a digital clock in the display between the gauges in front of you. It would keep you from taking your eyes off the road to check the clock on the center of the dash. A digital clock in the HUD would be even better.....and safer.
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Analog are nice! Classic look = Luxury. I do agree a digital clock in addition = Happiness for GS owners. Speaking for all...
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Analog guages are typically found in performance cars so I think it works nicely for this application.
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What is a problem is having no digital clock. If you wanna see what time it is you've got to look at that analog clock or look at your phone
This makes no sense. The analog clock tells time...so if you want to know what time it is...looking at the analog clock tells you the time so why would you have to look at your phone? Why do you need two clocks? I have a grandfather clock in my hallway...when I walk by it and see the time I don't feel a need to corroborate that time with my phone because the clock is analog.

Many people in the world, myself included have watches that are analog...and we can tell time on them. I learned how in kindergarden How did the world ever survive before digital clocks?
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This makes no sense. The analog clock tells time...so if you want to know what time it is...looking at the analog clock tells you the time so why would you have to look at your phone? Why do you need two clocks? I have a grandfather clock in my hallway...when I walk by it and see the time I don't feel a need to corroborate that time with my phone because the clock is analog.

Many people in the world, myself included have watches that are analog...and we can tell time on them. I learned how in kindergarden How did the world ever survive before digital clocks?

Yes,I think the younger generation always had digital clocks and an analog takes them a second or two to tell the time.
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I know. I always have to ask Siri what time it is
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Yes,I think the younger generation always had digital clocks and an analog takes them a second or two to tell the time.
My wife has issues telling time on an analog clock lol, I give her a hard time about it all the time.
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