CAL. V071, V072 ALARM CHRONOGRAPH ● Digital time and calendar ● Daily alarm ● 60-minute stopwatch ● Illuminating light ENGLISH ● Analogue time display DISPLAY AND CROWN/BUTTONS B English a b CROWN Digital display * The shape of the digital display differs depending on the calibre. A C PM a: Normal position b: Extended position MODE CHANGE A With each press, the mode in the digital display changes in the following order: ➡ CALENDAR 2 ➡ TIME ➡ ALARM ➡ STOPWATCH SCREW DOWN CROWN [for models with screw down crown] Unlocking the crown 1 Turn Crown counterclockwise until you no longer feel the threads turning. 2 Crown can be pulled out. 1 Push Crown back in to normal position. English Locking the crown 2 Turn Crown clockwise while pressing it lightly until tight. 3 TIME/CALENDAR SETTING CALENDAR SETTING A ▲ B B Press to show CALENDAR mode. Press for 2 to 3 seconds. English ▲ ▲ A C B Select the digits to be adjusted. ▲ PM C Set the flashing digits. ▲ Month Date Day A or B Return to CALENDAR mode. ➾ Selection of the digits Date ➾ Month ➾ Day of the week ➾ CALENDAR mode 4 (Press for 2 to 3 seconds.) DIGITAL TIME SETTING ● Before setting the analogue time, be sure to set the digital time. A B Press to show TIME mode. ▲ B Press for 2 to 3 seconds. ▲ C Select the digits to be adjusted. ▲ A B C Set the flashing digits. English ▲ PM ▲ Minutes Seconds A or B Return to TIME mode. Selection of the digits Seconds ➾ Minutes ➾ Hour ➾ 12-/24-hour indication ➾ ➾ Hour (Press for 2 to 3 seconds.) TIME mode 5 ANALOGUE TIME SETTING ● Before setting the analogue time, be sure to set the digital time. (See the previous section) Second hand CROWN Minute hand English Hour hand ➠ ➠ PM 6 1 Pull out when the second hand is at the 12 o’clock position. 2 Turn to set the hour and minute hands. 3 Push back in to normal position when the second digits count “00” in the digital time display. ALARM ALARM TIME SETTING A B Press to show ALARM mode. ▲ ▲ Select the digits to be adjusted. ▲ C Hour Minutes ALARM mode mark A or B Return to ALARM mode. Selection of the digits Hour ➾ Minutes ➾ ALARM mode ➾ C A Set the flashing digits. ▲ PM English B 7 ALARM ENGAGEMENT/DISENGAGEMENT C Alarm mark English PM * At the designated time, the alarm rings for 20 seconds. To stop it manually, press any of the buttons. C Alarm engaged TURNING ON/OFF OF HOURLY TIME SIGNAL B B &C Hourly time signal mark PM 8 With each press in ALARM mode, the alarm is engaged and disengaged alternately. C Hourly time signal turned on With each simultaneous press in CALENDAR or TIME mode, the hourly time signal is turned on and off alternately. STOPWATCH ● The stopwatch measures up to 60 minutes in 1/100 second increments. Split / Split release / Reset B Minutes C Seconds Start / Stop / Restart English PM 1/100 seconds Split time measurement ••••••• SPLIT RELEASE C STOP ▲ B ▲ B SPLIT ▲ ▲ C START B RESET 9 Measurement of two competitors English C 2ND COMPETITOR FINISHES B RESET ILLUMINATING LIGHT C PM C 10 B FINISH TIME OF 2ND COMPETITOR ▲ FINISH TIME OF 1ST COMPETITOR ▲ B ▲ ▲ C START Press and hold in TIME or CALENDAR mode. * The light illuminates the digital display for easy viewing in the dark. NOTES ON OPERATING THE WATCH TIME/CALENDAR SETTING English [CALENDAR SETTING] ● The calendar automatically adjusts for odd and even months except February of leap years. ● The flashing digits move quickly if button C is kept pressed. ● If the watch is left untouched with the digits flashing, it will automatically return to the CALENDAR mode in 1 to 2 minutes. [DIGITAL TIME SETTING] ● The flashing digits except the seconds and 12-/24-hour indication move quickly if button C is kept pressed. ● In second setting, when the seconds count any number from “30” to “59” and button C is pressed, one minute is added and the seconds are reset to “00”. ● When setting the hour digits in the 12-hour indication, check that AM/PM is properly set. Only the “PM” mark is displayed. For the AM setting, there is no indication. ● If the watch is left untouched with the digits flashing, it will automatically return to the TIME mode in 1 to 2 minutes. [ANALOGUE TIME SETTING] ● When setting the minute hand, first advance it 4 to 5 minutes ahead of the desired time and then turn it back to the exact minute. 11 ● When the crown is pulled out or pushed in for time setting, the minute hand may move slightly. However, this is not a malfunction. English ALARM [ALARM TIME SETTING] ● When the time function is displayed in the 24-hour indication, the alarm will also be displayed in the 24-hour indication. ● The flashing digits move quickly if button C is kept pressed. ● When setting the hour digits in the 12-hour indication, check that AM/PM is properly set. Only the “PM” mark is displayed. For the AM setting, there is no indication. ● If the watch is left untouched with the digits flashing, it will automatically return to the ALARM mode in 1 to 2 minutes. ● Alarm test: The alarm can be tested by keeping buttons B and C pressed in the CALENDAR or TIME mode. STOPWATCH 12 ● With each press of button C, the light illuminates the digital display with a beep. ● After measuring 60 minutes, the stopwatch will start counting again from “00'00"oo” as many times as necessary until it is stopped. ● Restart and stop of the stopwatch can be repeated by pressing button C. ● Measurement and release of split time can be repeated by pressing button B. ● When measuring a long period of time, press button A to return the STOPWATCH mode to the CALENDAR or TIME mode after the stopwatch starts. This will prevent any possible malfunction. BATTERY CHANGE 3 Years Battery life : Approx. 3 years Battery : SEIKO SR927W English ● If the alarm is used more than once a day, the stopwatch more than once a day, and/ or the illuminating light for more than one second a day, the battery life may be less than the specified period. ● As the battery is inserted at the factory to check the function and performance of the watch, its actual life once in your possession may be less than the specified period. ● When the battery expires, be sure to replace it as soon as possible to prevent any malfunction. ● We recommend that you contact an AUTHORIZED PULSAR DEALER for battery replacement. ● Necessary procedure after battery change After the battery is replaced with a new one, or in case an abnormal display (broken digits, etc.) appears in the digital display, follow the procedure below to reset the IC. Press buttons A, B and C at the same time. All the segments of the 13 digital display will light up, a beep will sound twice and then “January 1st, Sunday” will be displayed in the digital display. * Before using the watch, set the time/calendar and alarm. English WARNING ● Do not remove the battery from the watch. ● If it is necessary to take out the battery, keep it out of the reach of children. If a child swallows it, consult a doctor immediately. ● Never short-circuit, tamper with or heat the battery, and never expose it to fire. The battery may burst, become very hot or catch fire. CAUTION ● The battery is not rechargeable. Never attempt to recharge it, as this may cause battery leakage or damage to the battery. 14 TO PRESERVE THE QUALITY OF YOUR WATCH WATER RESISTANCE ● Non-water resistant • If the watch becomes wet, have it checked by an AUTHORIZED PULSAR DEALER or SERVICE CENTER. 5 bar WR 10/15/20 bar WR • Before using in water, be sure the crown is pushed in completely. • Do not operate the crown and buttons when the watch is wet or in water. If used in sea water, rinse the watch in fresh water and dry it completely. • When taking a shower with the water resistant 5 bar watch, or taking a bath with the water resistant 10, 15 or 20 bar watch, be sure to observe the following: * Do not operate the crown or push the buttons when the watch is wet with soapy water or shampoo. * If the watch is left in warm water, a slight time loss or gain may be caused. This condition, however, will be corrected when the watch returns to normal temperature. English ● Water resistant 5/10/15/20 bar 15 * Pressure in bar is a test pressure and should not be considered as corresponding to actual diving depth since swimming movement tends to increase the pressure at a given depth. Care should also be taken on diving into water. ** We recommend that you wear a PULSAR Diver’s Watch for scuba diving. TEMPERATURES English 16 MAGNETISM Your watch works with The analogue unit of your stable accuracy within a watch will be adversely temperature range of 5° C affected by strong -5°C and 35° C (41° F and 95° magnetism, though the S N F). digital unit will not be Temperatures over 50° C (122° F) or affected. Keep the watch away from below –5° C (+23° F) may cause a close contact with magnetic objects. slight time loss or gain or battery leakage or shorten the battery life. CARE OF CASE AND BRACELET However, the above conditions will To prevent possible be corrected when the watch returns rusting of the case and to normal temperature. bracelet caused by dust, moisture and perspiration, wipe them periodically with a soft dry cloth. +50°C SHOCKS & VIBRATION PERIODIC CHECK Be careful not to expose the watch to solvents, mercury, cosmetic spray, detergents, adhesives or paints. Otherwise, the case, bracelet, etc. may become discolored, deteriorated or damaged. PRECAUTION REGARDING CASE BACK PROTECTIVE FILM English Light activities will not It is recommended that the affect your watch, but be watch be checked once 2-3 careful not to drop your Years every 2 to 3 years. Have watch or hit it against hard your watch checked by an surfaces, as this may AUTHORIZED PULSAR cause damage. DEALER or SERVICE CENTER to ensure that the case, crown, buttons, gasket and crystal seal remain intact. CHEMICALS If your watch has a protective film and/or a sticker on the case back, be sure to peel them off before using your watch. 17 English STATIC ELECTRICITY 18 The IC (Integrated Circuit) used in your watch will be affected by static electricity which may disturb the display. Keep the watch away from close contact with objects such as TV screens which emit strong static electricity. LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL The normal life expectancy for the liquid crystal panel of the watch is approximately 5 years. 5 Years After that it may decrease in contrast, becoming difficult to read. Please contact your AUTHORIZED PULSAR DEALER or SERVICE CENTER if you wish to have a new panel fitted (guaranteed one year).