Color Alert Kitchen Timers

Color-coded timer shows remaining time with a glance.


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With a quick glance toward the Color Alert Kitchen Timer, easily decide if you've got time to fold your laundry without burning your cookies.

The translucent dome pulses one of three different colors (green, yellow, and red) depending on how much time is left on the timer.

To set the timer, simply crank the dome to the desired time. When the time reaches zero, the alarm will sound and the dome will glow for a full minute.

Choose between two versions: analog and digital. The brushed metal digital version features a 12-hour digital clock as well as the ability to pause and restart the timer.

Features & specs

  • Dimensions: 4" diameter x 2.5"
  • Maximum timer duration: 60 minutes
  • Batteries (analog): 1 x AAA (included)
  • Batteries (digital): 2 x AAA (included)
  • Instruction manual (what's this?): Download (PDF)

Watch our Color Alert Kitchen Timers video

Notes on this video

  • 1:10 - There has been a lot of concern over whether or not Jamie, Jon, and Joey are cigar smokers. They are not. The cigars were smoked solely for this scene.

See the time remaining at a glance

With the Color Alert Kitchen Timer, a quick glimpse is all you'll need to determine if you have time for one more turn in Words with Friends before flipping your steak.

The twistable top's hue corresponds to the time remaining. It pulses green with more than 10 minutes remaining, yellow with fewer than 10 minutes, and red with fewer than 60 seconds.

The Color Alert Kitchen Timer changes color depending on how much time is left on the alarm.
The Color Alert Kitchen Timer changes color depending on how much time is remaining on the timer.

Simply spin the knob to set the timer

Crank the dome of the Color Alert Kitchen Timer to set the timer. A clockwise turn adds time while a counterclockwise twist subtracts time. Intuitive and simple. Yay!

Set the timer by twisting the knob on the top of the timer.
Twist the top of the timer to add or subtract time.

Choose from two versions

The Color Alert Kitchen Timer is available in two styles: digital and analog.

The analog version is the easiest to use and the most akin to a "standard" twistable kitchen timer. The digital version adds the benefits of being able to pause the timer as well as a digital clock.

EditionTimerOperationClock ModePause TimerBatteries
Analog0-60 minTwist the knobn/an/a1 x AAA (included)
Digital0-60 minTwist the knob12-houryes2 x AAA (included)


Check out the differences between the analog and digital versions of the Color Alert Kitchen Timers.
The Color Alert Kitchen Timer is available in analog (white) or digital (brushed metal) styles.

Batteries included

The Color Alert Kitchen Timer requires either one or two AAA batteries, depending on the version. Conveniently, they are included.

The Color Alert Kitchen Timer requires AAA batteries which are included.
The Color Alert Kitchen Timer comes with batteries.

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