Casio DQ-980 User's Manual

Operation Guide DQ-980
• A sticker is affixed to the glass of the clock when you purchase it. Be sure to remove the sticker before using the
• Depending on the clock model, its configuration may differ somewhat from that shown in the illustration.
Alarm Off
Snooze Alarm On
PM indicator
Alarm on
Current time
(Hour, minutes,
Snooze on
(month - day)
Day of the week
Alarm time
Operation Guide DQ-980
• Press this button to illuminate the display for about five seconds.
• Pressing this button while the alarm is sounding stops the alarm.
The alarm sounds when the alarm time you set is reached. You can also use the Alarm Mode selector (4) to
select the snooze alarm feature.
2 3 + / – buttons
• Use these buttons to change the setting that is flashing on the display.
Use the + and – buttons (2 3) to set the alarm time.
Pressing the + and – buttons (2 3) causes the alarm time to appear in place of the date on the display.
Setting the Alarm Time
4 Alarm Mode selector
SNZ: Snooze alarm on
ON: Alarm on
OFF: Alarm off
(+) Increase
5 DEMO button
• Press this button to sound the alarm.
(–) Decrease
6 SET button
• Use this button when setting the current time.
7 RESET button
• Press this button to reset the clock after replacing its battery.
• Holding down + or – changes the digits at high speed.
Turning the Alarm On and Off
1. Press the SET button (6) to cycle through the setting screens as shown below.
Normal Timekeeping Screen
Year Setting Screen
Use the Alarm Mode selector (4) to turn the alarm on and off, and to select the snooze feature.
Month and Day Setting Screen
Alarm Mode selector
The alarm sounds at the preset time for one minute, and up to seven more times every
five minutes thereafter. Even if you stop the alarm by pressing the SNOOZE/LIGHT button
(1), the alarm sounds again about five minutes later.
• The indicator
ON (
12-hour/24-hour Setting Screen
Time Setting Screen
flashes on the display to indicate that the snooze feature is
The alarm sounds at the preset time for one minute.
The alarm does not sound.
• The alarm time appears in place of the date on the display whenever the Alarm Mode selector (4) is set to ON
or SNZ.
• The volume of the alarm sound cycles through five levels as it sounds.
Stopping the Alarm
2. While the screen you want is displayed, use the + and – buttons (2 3) to change the flashing digits.
• Holding down + or – changes the flashing digits at high speed.
• You can set the year in the range of 2000 to 2069. The day of the week is set automatically in accordance
with the date setting.
• Pressing + or – while the Time Setting Screen is on the display causes the seconds count to be reset to 00.
• Each press of + or – while the 12-hour/24-hour Setting Screen is on the display toggles between 12-hour and
24-hour timekeeping.
• When the alarm is sounding, press the SNOOZE/LIGHT button (1) to stop it. When the snooze feature is turned
on, the alarm will sound again in about five minutes.
• To turn off the snooze feature, slide the Alarm Mode selector (4) to OFF.
Demo Alarm
Press the DEMO button (5) to sound the alarm.
• Display Range: –19.9°C (Under: LL) to 49.9°C (Over: HH)
• Guaranteed Range: 0°C to 40°C
(+) Increase
• Display Range: 20% (Under: LL) to 90% (Over: HH)
• Sensor Precision: ±10% when temperature is 5°C to 40°C.
(–) Decrease
3. After making the settings you want, use the SET button (6) to display the Normal Timekeeping Screen.
• The clock automatically returns to the Normal Timekeeping Screen if you leave a setting screen on the display
for about five minutes without performing any operation.
Operation Guide DQ-980
Replace batteries whenever the display becomes dim and difficult to read.
To replace the battery
1. Open the battery compartment cover as shown in the illustration.
2. Remove all of the old batteries.
3. Load a full set of new batteries. Make sure that their positive (+) and negative (–) ends face in the correct
directions. If you load batteries incorrectly, they can burst and damage the clock.
4. Press the RESET button (7). Be sure to press the RESET button (7) after replacing batteries.
5. Replace the battery compartment cover.
Battery precautions
• Keep batteries out of the reach of small children. If a battery is accidentally swallowed, contact your physician
• Be sure to load the batteries with their positive (+) and negative (–) ends facing correctly.
• Never mix old and new batteries, or batteries of different brands.
• Never charge the batteries that come with the clock.
• Should batteries ever leak while in the clock, wipe out the fluid with a cloth, taking care not to let any get onto
your skin.
• Replace the batteries at least once a year, even if the current batteries are working properly.
• The batteries that come with the clock lose some of their power during transport and storage.
Accuracy at normal temperature: ±60 seconds a month
Calendar system: Auto-calendar pre-programmed from the year 2000 to 2069
Alarm: Daily Alarm, Snooze Alarm (7 repeats), Demo Alarm
Thermometer: Measuring range: 0°C to 40°C (guaranteed); Display range: –19.9°C to 49.9°C
Temperature Sensor Precision: ±2°C in range of 0°C to 40°C
Hygrometer Function: Measuring range: 20% to 90%, when temperature is 0°C to 49.9°C
Humidity Sensor Precision: ±10%, when temperature is 5°C to 40°C
Other: LED light; 12/24-hour timekeeping
Battery: Two AA size batteries (Type: R6P)
Battery life: Approximately 1 year
• 1 minute alarm operation per day
• 5 seconds light operation per day
Operating temperature: 0°C to 40°C