Control device: Speed Control

Manufacturer: Ideal Toy Corp.

Model: TCR

Year: 1980


Controlled device: Travel alarm clock

Manufacturer: IDEA international (Japan)

Designed by: Ippei Matsumoto (Industrial Facility)

Model: Jetlag

Color: Red, green

Year: 2009


Hard-wired year: 2010

Serial number: HWD-corp-031

Collection: Corporation

Dimensions: 35x40x4 cm

Cable: 47 cm

Power: 3v button cell x1


Set up minutes up (alarm): Switch up + trigger

Set up minutes down (alarm): Switch down + trigger

Start set up: Hold 3 seconds any set up action

Light: Shake clock up and down


This hand controller belonged to the TCR slotless car racing toy. Total Control Racing (TCR) was a toy brand from Ideal which debuted in the late 1970s, similar to slot car sets, with approximately matchbox scale cars that operated on a slotless track. Ideal Toy Company was founded as Ideal Novelty and Toy Company in New York in 1907 by Morris and Rose Michtom after they had invented the Teddy bear in 1903. The company changed its name to Ideal Toy Company in 1938. In 1982, the company was sold to CBS Toy Company, which itself closed down. Certain brands and toys have been continued through other companies, most notably the Magic 8-ball and Rubik's Cube.

HWD corporation 031 © Roger Ibars 2010