Control device: Joystick

Manufacturer: Spectravideo

Model: Quickshot I

Year: 1982


Controlled device: Travel alarm clock

Manufacturer: IDEA international (Japan)

Designed by: Ippei Matsumoto (Industrial Facility)

Model: Jetlag

Color: Black, green

Year: 2009


Hard-wired year: 2010

Serial number: HWD-corp-063

Collection: Corporation

Dimensions: 30x40x18 cm

Cable: 37 cm

Power: 3v button cell x1


Set up minutes up (time): Joystick forward

Set up minutes down (time): Joystick back

Set up minutes up (alarm): Joystick left

Set up minutes down (alarm): Joystick right

Start set up: Hold 3 seconds any set up action

Set alarm on/off: Base button (hold 3 seconds)

Alarm off: Base button (hold 3 seconds)

Snooze: Base button

Light: Stick button


This was the start of something big. The first-ever QuickShot joystick was not a design classic, but it was rather durable and had reasonably good control. Auto-fire and other gimmicks followed in the later QuickShots.

HWD corporation 063 © Roger Ibars 2010