Casio 3238 Watch User Manual

MA1101-EA
Operation Guide 3238
About This Manual
Contents
x Depending on the model of your watch, display text
appears either as dark figures on a light background or
light figures on a dark background. All sample displays
in this manual are shown using dark figures on a light
background.
x Button operations are indicated using the letters shown
in the illustration.
x Each section of this manual provides you with the
information you need to perform operations in each
mode. Further details and technical information can be
found in the “Reference” section.
General Guide .......................................................................................................... E-4
Timekeeping............................................................................................................. E-6
Alarms ...................................................................................................................... E-9
Countdown Timer .................................................................................................. E-16
Stopwatch .............................................................................................................. E-19
Dual Time ............................................................................................................... E-21
Illumination ............................................................................................................ E-22
Reference ............................................................................................................... E-23
Specifications ........................................................................................................ E-24
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Procedure Lookup
The following is a handy reference list of all the operational procedures contained in
this manual.
To set the Dual Time ............................................................................................. E-21
To illuminate the display....................................................................................... E-22
To set the time and date ......................................................................................... E-6
To toggle between 12-hour and 24-hour timekeeping ......................................... E-8
To set an alarm time .............................................................................................. E-11
To test the alarm .................................................................................................... E-13
To turn Alarms 2 through 5 and the Hourly Time Signal on and off ............... E-14
To select the operation of Alarm1 ...................................................................... E-15
To use the countdown timer................................................................................. E-16
To set the countdown start time .......................................................................... E-17
To turn auto-repeat on and off ............................................................................. E-18
To measure times with the stopwatch................................................................. E-20
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x In any mode, hold down C for about one second to return to the Timekeeping
Mode.
General Guide
x Press C to change from mode to mode.
x In any mode, press B to illuminate the display for about one second.
Timekeeping Mode
Countdown Timer
Mode
Alarm Mode
Stopwatch Mode
Dual Time Mode
Press C.
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3. When the setting you want to change is flashing, press D to change it as
described below.
Timekeeping
Use the Timekeeping Mode to set and view the current
time and date.
Day of week
Month – Day
To set the time and date
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the
seconds start to flash, which indicates the setting
screen.
2. Press C to move the flashing in the sequence shown
below to select other settings.
Seconds
Hour
Minutes
Day
Month
Year
Seconds
Hour : Minutes
To change this setting
Perform this button operation
Seconds
Press D to reset to 00.
Hour, Minutes, Year, Month, Day
Press D to increase the setting.
x Pressing D while the seconds are in the range of 30 to 59 resets them to 00 and
adds 1 to the minutes. In the range of 00 to 29, the minutes are unchanged.
4. Press A to exit the setting screen.
x The day of the week is automatically displayed in accordance with the date (year,
month, and day) settings.
x The year can be set in the range of 2000 to 2099.
x The watch’s built-in full automatic calendar automatically makes allowances for
different month lengths and leap years. Once you set the date, there should be no
reason to change it except after you have the watch’s battery replaced.
PM indicator
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To toggle between 12-hour and 24-hour timekeeping
In the Timekeeping Mode, press D to toggle between 12-hour timekeeping and
24-hour timekeeping.
x With the 12-hour format, the P (PM) indicator appears to the left of the hour digits for
times in the range of noon to 11:59 p.m. and no indicator appears to the left of the
hour digits for times in the range of midnight to 11:59 a.m.
x With the 24-hour format, times are displayed in the range of 0:00 to 23:59, without
any indicator.
x The 12-hour/24-hour timekeeping format you select in the Timekeeping Mode is
applied in all other modes.
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Alarms
Alarm date
(Month – Day)
Alarm number
Alarm time
(Hour : Minutes)
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You can set up to five independent multi-function alarms
with hour, minutes, month, and day. When an alarm is
turned on, the alarm tone sounds when the alarm time
is reached. One of the alarms can be configured as a
snooze alarm or a one-time alarm, while the other four are
one-time alarms.
You can also turn on an Hourly Time Signal that causes
the watch to beep twice every hour on the hour.
x There are five alarms numbered1 through 5. You can
configure Alarm1 as a snooze alarm or a one-time alarm.
Alarms 2 through 5 can be used as one-time alarms
only.
x All of the operations in this section are performed in the
Alarm Mode, which you enter by pressing C (page E-4).
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Operation Guide 3238
To set an alarm time
Alarm Types
1. In the Alarm Mode, use D to scroll through the alarm
screens until the one whose time you want to set is
displayed.
The alarm type is determined by the settings you make, as described below.
x Daily alarm
Set the hour and minutes for the alarm time. This type of setting causes the alarm to
sound everyday at the time you set.
x Date alarm
Set the month, day, hour and minutes for the alarm time. This type of setting causes
the alarm to sound at the specific time, on the specific date you set.
x 1-Month alarm
Set the month, hour and minutes for the alarm time. This type of setting causes the
alarm to sound everyday at time you set, only during the month you set.
x Monthly alarm
Set the day, hour and minutes for the alarm time. This type of setting causes the
alarm to sound every month at time you set, on the day you set.
x1
x2
x3
:00
x5
x4
x To set a one-time alarm, display one of the screens indicated by an alarm number
from 2 through 5. To set the snooze alarm, display the screen indicated by1.
2. After you select an alarm, hold down A until the hour setting of the alarm time
starts to flash, which indicates the setting screen.
x This operation automatically turns on the alarm.
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3. Press C to move the flashing in the sequence shown below to select other
settings.
Hour
Minutes
Month
Day
4. While a setting is flashing, press D to increase it.
x To set an alarm that does not include a month (Daily alarm, Monthly alarm), set x
for the month. Press D until the x mark appears (between 12 and 1) while month
setting is flashing.
x To set an alarm that does not include a day (Daily alarm, 1-Month alarm), set xx
for the day. Press D until the xx mark appears (between the end of the month
and 1) while the day setting is flashing.
x When setting the alarm time using the 12-hour format, take care to set the time
correctly as a.m. or p.m. (P indicator).
5. Press A to exit the setting screen.
Alarm Operation
The alarm tone sounds at the preset time for 10 seconds, regardless of the mode
the watch is in. In the case of the snooze alarm, the alarm operation is performed a
total of seven times, every five minutes, until you turn the alarm off or change it to a
one-time alarm (page E-14).
x To stop the alarm tone after it starts to sound, press any button.
x Performing any one of the following operations during a 5-minute interval between
snooze alarms cancels the current snooze alarm operation.
Displaying the Timekeeping Mode setting screen (page E-6)
Displaying the alarm1 setting screen (page E-11)
To test the alarm
In the Alarm Mode, hold down D to sound the alarm.
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To turn Alarms 2 through 5 and the Hourly Time Signal on and off
1. In the Alarm Mode, use D to select a one-time alarm
(alarm number 2 through 5) or the Hourly Time Signal
(:00).
2. Press A to toggle it on and off.
x The on/off status of Alarms 2 through 5 and the Hourly
Time Signal is shown by indicators along the bottom of
the displays.
x The alarm on indicators and Hourly Time Signal on
Alarm on indicator
indicator are displayed in all modes.
x While an alarm is sounding, the applicable alarm on
indicator
flashes on the display.
Hourly Time Signal
on indicator
To select the operation of Alarm1
1. In the Alarm Mode, use D to select Alarm1.
2. Press A to cycle through the available settings in the sequence shown below.
Snooze on indicator (SNZ) and Alarm1 on indicator
One-time
alarm on
Alarm off
x The snooze on indicator (SNZ) and Alarm1 on indicator are displayed in all modes.
x The snooze on indicator (SNZ) flashes during the 5-minute intervals between
alarms.
x The alarm indicator (Alarm1 on and/or SNZ) flashes while the alarm is sounding.
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Countdown Timer
Seconds
Minutes
Hours
The countdown timer can be set within a range of one
minute to 24 hours. An alarm sounds when the countdown
reaches zero.
x You can also select auto-repeat, which automatically
restarts the countdown from the original value you set
whenever zero is reached.
x All of the operations in this section are performed in the
Countdown Timer Mode, which you enter by pressing C
(page E-5).
To use the countdown timer
Press D while in the Countdown Timer Mode to start the
countdown timer.
x When the end of the countdown is reached and auto-repeat is turned off, the alarm
sounds for 10 seconds or until you stop it by pressing any button. The countdown
time is automatically reset to its starting value after the alarm stops.
x The countdown timer measurement operation continues even if you exit the
Countdown Timer Mode.
x Press D while a countdown operation is in progress to pause it. Press D again to
resume the countdown.
x To completely stop a countdown operation, first pause it (by pressing D), and then
press A. This returns the countdown time to its starting value.
To set the countdown start time
1. In the Countdown Timer Mode, hold down A until the
hours setting of the countdown start time starts to flash,
which indicates the setting screen.
2. Press C to move the flashing between the hours and
minutes settings.
3. While a setting is flashing, use D to increase it.
x To set the starting value of the countdown time to 24
hours, set 0:00.
4. Press A to exit the setting screen.
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To turn auto-repeat on and off
Auto-repeat indicator 1. In the Countdown Timer Mode, hold down A until the
hours setting of the countdown start time starts to flash,
which indicates the setting screen.
2. Press B to toggle auto-repeat on (A.RPT displayed)
and off (A.RPT not displayed).
x Note that pressing B in the above operation also turns
on illumination.
x When the end of the countdown is reached while
auto-repeat is on, the alarm sounds, but the countdown
restarts from the beginning without stopping. You can
stop the countdown by pressing D and manually reset to
the start time by pressing A.
x The auto-repeat indicator appears in the Countdown
Timer Mode only.
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Snooze
alarm on
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Stopwatch
1/100 second
Seconds
Minutes
Hours
The stopwatch lets you measure elapsed time, split times,
and two finishes.
x The display range of the stopwatch is 23 hours, 59
minutes, 59.99 seconds.
x The stopwatch continues to run, restarting from zero after
it reaches its limit, until you stop it.
x The stopwatch measurement operation continues even if
you exit the Stopwatch Mode.
x Exiting the Stopwatch Mode while a split time is frozen
on the display clears the split time and returns to elapsed
time measurement.
x All of the operations in this section are performed in the
Stopwatch Mode, which you enter by pressing C (page
E-5).
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Operation Guide 3238
To measure times with the stopwatch
Elapsed time
Dual Time
D
D
D
D
A
Start
Stop
Re-start
Stop
Clear
D
A
A
D
A
Start
Split
(SPL displayed)
Split release
Stop
Clear
D
A
D
A
A
Start
Split
First runner
finishes.
Display time of
first runner.
Stop
Second runner
finishes.
Split release
Display time of
second runner.
Clear
Split time
The Dual Time Mode lets you keep track of time in a different time zone.
x In the Dual Time Mode, the seconds count is synchronized with the seconds count
of the Timekeeping Mode.
To set the Dual Time
1. Press C to enter the Dual Time Mode (page E-5).
2. In the Dual Time Mode, hold down A until the hour
setting starts to flash, which indicates the setting screen.
3. Press C to change the selection in the following
sequence.
Two Finishes
Hour
Seconds
Hour : Minutes
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Illumination
Reference
An LED (light-emitting diode) and a light guide panel
illuminate the entire display for easy reading in the dark.
x Illumination may be hard to see when viewed under direct
sunlight.
x Illumination turns off automatically whenever an alarm
sounds.
x Frequent use of illumination runs down the battery life.
To illuminate the display
In any mode, press B to illuminate the display for about
one second.
This section contains more detailed and technical information about watch operation.
It also contains important precautions and notes about the various features and
functions of this watch.
Auto return features
If you leave a screen with flashing digits for two or three minutes without performing
any operation, the watch automatically saves any settings you have made up to that
point and exits the setting screen.
Data and Setting Scrolling
The D button is used to scroll through setting screen data on the display. Holding
down this button during a scroll operation scrolls through the data at high speed.
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Specifications
Accuracy at normal temperature: ±30 seconds a month
Timekeeping: Hour, minutes, seconds, p.m. (P), month, day, day of the week
Time system: Switchable between 12-hour and 24-hour formats
Calendar system: Full Auto-calendar pre-programmed from the year 2000 to 2099
Alarms: 5 Multi-function*alarms (Four one-time alarms; one snooze/one-time alarm);
Hourly Time Signal
* Alarm type: Daily alarm, Date alarm, 1-month alarm, Monthly alarm
Countdown Timer
Measuring unit: 1 second
Input range: 1 minute to 24 hours (1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)
Other: Auto-repeat function
Stopwatch
Measuring unit: 1/100 of a second
Measuring capacity: 23:59' 59.99"
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, two finishes
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Minutes
4. Press D to increase the setting.
5. Press A to exit the setting screen.
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Dual Time: Hour, minutes, seconds, p.m. (P)
Illumination: LED (light-emitting diode)
Battery: One lithium battery (Type: CR2025)
Approximately 10 years on type CR2025 (assuming alarm operation 10 sec./day,
and one illumination operation 1.5 sec./day)
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