Radio Shack | Talking Alarm Clock Thermometer with 199-Year Calendar | Owner`s manual | Radio Shack Talking Alarm Clock Thermometer with 199-Year Calendar Owner`s manual

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Talking Clock/
Thermometer
Please read before using this equipment.
Owner’s Manual
with 199-Year Calendar
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ˆ Contents
Features .............................................. 3
Preparation ......................................... 5
Installing the Batteries ................... 5
Setting the Time and Date ............ 8
Operation .......................................... 11
Announcing the Time and
Temperature ................................ 11
Adjusting the Clock’s Volume ...... 11
Selecting the Alarm Sound .......... 12
Using the Alarm ........................... 16
Using Snooze .............................. 20
Viewing the Calendar .................. 21
Care ................................................... 22
Specifications ................................... 23
© 2000 Tandy Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
RadioShack and RadioShack.com are
trademarks used by Tandy Corporation.
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ˆ Features
Your RadioShack Talking Alarm Clock/
Thermometer combines an attractive design with advanced technology. It is ideal
for your bedroom, kitchen, office, or in almost any room.
The clock’s features include:
Large Display — the 25/8- × 17/8-inch liquid crystal display makes it easy to read
the hour, minute, year, month, day, date,
and temperature.
199-Year Calendar — gives you the calendar from 1901 to 2099.
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Voice Announcements — announces
the time and temperature at the touch of
a button.
Daily Alarm and Three Calendar
Alarms — let you set alarms to sound
daily or on a specific date and at times
you set.
Variety of Alarm Sounds — lets you select from 15 melodies at three different
pitches and tempos.
Thermometer — lets you see the indoor
temperature (16° to 128°F).
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ˆ Preparation
INSTALLING THE
BATTERIES
Your clock requires two AA batteries (not
supplied) for power. For the best performance and longest life, we recommend
RadioShack alkaline batteries.
Cautions:
• Use only fresh batteries of the
required size and recommended
type.
• Do not mix old and new batteries,
different types of batteries (standard,
alkaline, or rechargeable), or
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rechargeable batteries of different
capacities.
Follow these steps to install the batteries.
1. Remove the battery compartment
cover by pressing the cover’s tab in
the direction of the arrow and lifting
the cover.
2. Insert two batteries in the compartment as indicated by the polarity
symbols (+ and –) marked inside.
The indoor temperature, date/time,
and calendar appear on the display.
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3. Replace the cover.
If the clock’s sound weakens or the display dims, replace the batteries.
Warning: Dispose of old batteries
promptly and properly. Do not burn or
bury them.
Caution: If you do not plan to use the
clock for a month or more, remove the
batteries. Batteries can leak chemicals
that can destroy electronic parts.
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SETTING THE TIME AND
DATE
Notes:
• If you do not press a key for about 1
minute, the clock automatically
returns to the current time/temperature display.
• If you enter a wrong setting, press
SET to reset.
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Follow these steps to set the correct time
and date.
1. Repeatedly press MODE until you
hear “Time set.” TIME flashes on
the display.
2. Press SET to set the hour. You hear
“Hour set.”
3. Repeatedly press (or hold down) UP
or DOWN to select the hour.
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4. Press SET to store the hour. You
hear “Minute set.”
5. Repeat Steps 1–4 to set the minutes,
year, month, day, and date.
6. When you finish, press MODE once
to complete the setting. The clock
beeps four times and the display
returns to the time/temperature.
With the time/temperature displayed,
press MODE to see the time/year display.
The clock beeps and time/year display
appears. To return to the time/temperature display, press MUSIC then MODE.
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ˆ Operation
ANNOUNCING THE TIME
AND TEMPERATURE
To hear the time or
temperature,
press
TALKING. The clock
chimes and announces
the current time and
temperature.
ADJUSTING THE CLOCK’S
VOLUME
Slide VOLUME LO/HI
toward HI to increase
the volume or LO to
decrease the volume.
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SELECTING THE ALARM
SOUND
You can set the clock to sound a rooster
crow or one of 15 melodies when the
/
switch to
alarm goes off. Slide the
for a rooster crow, or to
for a melody.
There are 15 different melodies that you
can either listen to or select as an alarm
sound.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
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Interlude
A Comme Amour
L’herure Bleue
Romance De Amor
Casablanca
For Ellise
A Maiden’s Prayer
Greensleeves
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9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
Ballade
Beautiful Dreamer
Love Story
Godfather
Tchaikovsky
A Time for Us
Dolly’s Dreaming and Awakening
Follow these steps to select a melody as
an alarm sound.
1. Slide
/
to
.
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2. Press MUSIC. The clock beeps and
the number of the melody last played
appears under MUSIC.
To listen to the same melody continuously, press MUSIC again so
REPEAT appears.
Note: If REPEAT does not appear,
the melodies will play in sequence.
3. Press SET then UP or DOWN to
select the desired melody number.
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4. Press TALKING to listen to the melody. To select another melody, press
UP or DOWN. Press ALARM to stop
playing the melody.
5. Press MODE to confirm your melody
setting. The clock returns to the current time/temperature display.
To check the preset melody at any time,
hold down SET when you are in the time/
temperature display. The clock plays the
melody. Release SET to stop the melody.
Listening To The Melodies
To listen to the melodies, follow Steps 1–
4 in “Selecting the Alarm Sound” on
Page 12.
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Notes:
• To increase the playing speed,
TEMPO.
To
repeatedly
press
increase the pitch, repeatedly press
TONE.
• You can change the tempo or tone
before you start the melody or while
the melody is playing.
USING THE ALARM
The clock has four alarm types.
Alarm 1: Sounds daily at a preset time.
Alarms 2, 3, 4: These are calendar
alarms that can be set to sound on a specific date and time. They can also be set
as daily alarms.
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Setting the Daily Alarm
(Alarm 1)
Repeatedly press MODE until the clock
announces “Alarm one set”. ALARM 1
flashes.
Follow the steps in “Setting the Time and
Date” on Page 8 to set the desired alarm
time.
At the time you set, the clock announces
the alarm time. If you selected the rooster
as the alarm sound, the alarm sounds for
1 minute, then turns off.
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If you selected the melody as the alarm
sound, the alarm automatically turns off
when the melody is finished. To silence
the alarm sooner, press TALKING.
To turn off the alarm so it does not sound
the next day or reset the current alarm
time, repeatedly press MODE until the desired daily or calendar alarm appears.
Press ALARM to turn off the alarm, then
repeatedly press MODE until the current
time appears.
Setting the Calendar Alarms
(Alarms 2, 3, and 4)
Follow the same steps listed in “Setting
the Daily Alarm (Alarm 1)” on Page 17 to
set the calendar alarms except in Step 1,
repeatedly press MODE until the desired
alarm (2, 3, or 4) flashes.
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In addition to setting the alarm, you can
also set the month and date.
After you set the alarm, press ALARM to
turn on the alarm. The clock announces
which alarm you have set. For example, if
you set Alarm 2, the clock announces
“Alarm 2 on.”
To return to the time/temperature display,
repeatedly press MODE until you see the
display.
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Using Calendar Alarms as Daily
Alarms
To set a calendar alarms as a daily
alarm, follow the steps in “Setting the
Calendar Alarms (Alarms 2, 3, and 4)” on
Page 18 except in addition to setting the
alarm time, you can specify the year,
month, and date.
Simply press UP or DOWN to select the
year, month and date after you set the
time. -- - -- appears to indicate that no
date is set. Repeatedly press MODE to return to the date/time display.
USING SNOOZE
To turn on snooze, slide SNOOZE OFF/ON
to ON while setting the alarm time.
SNOOZE appears. When the preset
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alarm sounds, press TALKING to temporarily silence it. The alarm sounds twice
every 4 minutes after the preset alarm.
To turn off snooze, slide SNOOZE OFF/ON
to OFF.
VIEWING THE CALENDAR
To scroll through the calendar one month
at a time, repeatedly press UP or DOWN.
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To return to the present year and month,
press MODE once or wait 1 minute.
ˆ Care
Keep the Talking Alarm Clock/Thermometer dry; if it gets wet, wipe it dry immediately. Use and store the thermometer
only in normal temperature environments. Handle the thermometer carefully;
do not drop it. Keep the thermometer
away from dust and dirt, and wipe it with
a damp cloth occasionally to keep it looking new.
Modifying or tampering with the thermometer’s internal components can
cause a malfunction and invalidate its
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forming as it should, take it to your local
RadioShack store for assistance.
ˆ Specifications
Power ................................. Two AA Batteries
Clock Accuracy ...................................... ±0.67
Operating Temperature ........... 16°F to 128°F
(–9°C to 54°C)
Dimensions (HWD) .... 3 9/16 × 5 29/32 × 2 5/8 in
(90 × 150 × 67 mm)
Weight (without batteries) ..................... 6.1 oz
(173 g)
Specifications are typical; individual units
might vary. Specifications are subject to
change and improvement without notice.
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Limited One-Year Warranty
This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in material
and workmanship under normal use for one (1) year from the date of purchase from
RadioShack company-owned stores and authorized RadioShack franchisees and
dealers. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack MAKES NO EXPRESS
WARRANTIES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN
DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THE WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTIES CONTAINED HEREIN. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack SHALL HAVE NO
LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO CUSTOMER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR
ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT OR
ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OF TIME,
DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT OR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF RadioShack HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or
exclusions may not apply to you.
In the event of a product defect during the warranty period, take the product and the
RadioShack sales receipt as proof of purchase date to any RadioShack store. RadioShack will, at its option, unless otherwise provided by law: (a) correct the defect by
product repair without charge for parts and labor; (b) replace the product with one of
the same or similar design; or (c) refund the purchase price. All replaced parts and
products, and products on which a refund is made, become the property of RadioShack. New or reconditioned parts and products may be used in the performance of
warranty service. Repaired or replaced parts and products are warranted for the remainder of the original warranty period. You will be charged for repair or replacement
of the product made after the expiration of the warranty period.
This warranty does not cover: (a) damage or failure caused by or attributable to acts of
God, abuse, accident, misuse, improper or abnormal usage, failure to follow instructions, improper installation or maintenance, alteration, lightning or other incidence of
excess voltage or current; (b) any repairs other than those provided by a RadioShack
Authorized Service Facility; (c) consumables such as fuses or batteries; (d) cosmetic
damage; (e) transportation, shipping or insurance costs; or (f) costs of product removal, installation, set-up service adjustment or reinstallation.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which
vary from state to state.
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Fort Worth, TX 76102
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