With its easy to read, 1-inch display and loud beeps this timer can be seen/heard from across the kitchen, garage, classroom, or wherever time needs to be counted. Slim profile, small w/ large easy-to-read display. Magnet on back adheres easily to metal surfaces. Counts down & up; Last use memory function. Beeping alarm sounds for 60 seconds then resets. Make it visible on fridge, above stove, on cabinet. Convenient for cooking, exercise, timed tasks. For students studying, exams, music practice. For teachers in school classroom, college testing. Comes in plastic sleeve for storage, travel.