Casio 4798 Watch User Manual

MO0712-EB
Operation Guide 4798
Getting Acquainted
Congratulations upon your selection of this CASIO watch. To get the most out of your
purchase, be sure to read this manual carefully.
About This Manual
Stopwatch 1/20 second hand • Button operations are indicated using the letters shown
Starting second hand movement and digital display
Minute hand
To conserve battery power, the watch is shipped from the
factory with its functions disabled. Pressing any one of the
watch’s three buttons will activate its functions, which will
cause the second hand to start moving and the digital
display to activate.
Hour hand
in the illustration.
• 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.
Date
Your watch switches automatically between Standard Time and Daylight
Saving Time (summer time).
Note, however, that switching cannot be performed correctly if the watch is
not able to receive the time calibration signal.
If you notice that the current time is not displayed properly, use the
procedure under “To perform manual receive” or “To set the time and date
manually” to correct it.
24-hour hand
Stopwatch
minute hand
General Guide
Stopwatch Mode
Dual Time Mode
▲
▲
• Press C to change from mode to mode.
• About one or two seconds after you enter the Dual Time Mode, Alarm Mode, or
Hand Setting Mode, the hands will move to the position that indicates the current
setting of the mode.
• In the Timekeeping Mode (except when a setting screen is on the display), press B
to illuminate the face of the watch for about one second.
Second hand
(Timekeeping/
Stopwatch)
Timekeeping Mode
▲
Alarm Mode
▲
Hand Setting Mode
▲
Press C.
Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping
This watch receives a time calibration signal and updates its time setting accordingly.
The time calibration signal includes both Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time
(summer time) data.
• Supported time calibration signals: Germany (Mainflingen), England (Rugby).
• See the information under “Signal Reception Troubleshooting” if you experience
problems with time calibration signal reception.
Current Time Setting
This watch adjusts its time setting automatically in accordance with a time calibration
signal. You also can perform a manual procedure to set the time and date, when
necessary.
• The first thing you should do after purchasing this watch is to specify your
Home Time Zone, which is the time zone where you normally will use the
watch. For more information, see “To specify your Home Time Zone” below.
• When using the watch outside the range of the time signal transmitter, you have to
adjust the current time setting manually as required. See “Timekeeping” for more
information about manual time settings.
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Time Zone
Other major cities in same time zone
+0.0 (DST +1.0)
London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Dakar, Abidjan
Paris, Milan, Rome, Madrid, Amsterdam, Algiers, Hamburg,
Frankfurt, Vienna, Stockholm, Berlin
Athens, Cairo, Jerusalem, Helsinki, Istanbul, Beirut,
Damascus, Cape Town
+1.0 (DST +2.0)
+2.0 (DST +3.0)
There are two different methods you can use to receive the time calibration signal:
auto receive and manual receive.
• Auto Receive
With auto receive, the watch receives the time calibration signal automatically up to six
times a day. When any auto receive is successful, the remaining auto receive
operations are not performed. For more information, see “About Auto Receive”.
• Manual Receive
Manual receive lets you start a time calibration receive operation with the press of a
button. For more information, see “To perform manual receive”.
Important!
• When getting ready to receive the time calibration signal, position the watch as
shown in the nearby illustration, with its 12 o’clock side facing towards a window.
Make sure there are no metal objects nearby.
12 o’clock
or
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To specify your Home Time Zone
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the GMT
differential value starts to flash, which indicates the
DST indicator
setting screen.
• The second hand will move at high speed to the 12
o’clock position, where it will stop.
• The GMT differential value indicates the time
difference in hours between Greenwich Mean Time
and the currently selected time zone.
• The DST indicator indicates that Daylight Saving Time
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(summer time) is turned on for the currently selected
time zone.
2. Use B (+) to select the time zone you want to use as
your
Home Time Zone.
GMT differential
• The table below shows the GMT differential values for
value
major cities in the Western Europe time zones.
Time Calibration Signal Reception
3. Press A to exit the setting screen.
• The second hand will advance at high speed to the correct position and resume
normal movement from there.
• Normally, your watch should show the correct time as soon as you specify your
Home Time Zone. If it does not, it should adjust automatically after the next auto
receive operation (in the middle of the night). You also can perform manual receive
or you can set the time manually.
• Selecting +0.0, +1.0, or +2.0 (+1.0, +2.0, or +3.0 while DST is turned on) as your
Home Time Zone turns on auto receive automatically. When auto receive is turned
on and you are within the reception range, the watch will receive the time calibration
signal automatically from the applicable transmitter (in the middle of the night) and
update its settings accordingly. For information about the relationship between time
zones (GMT differential values) and transmitters, see “Transmitters”.
• See the maps under “Reception Ranges” for information about the reception ranges
of the watch.
• If you are in an area that does not use Daylight Saving Time (summer time), turn off
the DST setting.
• Even if the time calibration signal is received correctly, there are some times when
the analog hands may not indicate the correct time. If this happens, use the
procedures under “Adjusting the Home Positions” to check the home positions of the
hands, and make adjustments as required.
• Make sure the watch is facing the right way.
• Proper signal reception can be difficult or even impossible under the conditions listed
below.
Inside or
among
buildings
Inside a
vehicle
Near
household
appliances,
office
equipment,
or a mobile
phone
Near a
construction
site, airport, or
other sources
of electrical
noise
Near hightension
power lines
Among or
behind
mountains
• Signal reception normally is better at night than during the day.
• Time calibration signal reception takes from two to seven minutes, but in some
cases it can take as long as 14 minutes. Take care that you do not perform any
button operations or move the watch during this time.
• When within range of the applicable transmitter, this watch can receive either the
Germany (Mainflingen) and England (Rugby) time calibration signals.
See “Transmitters” for more information.
Reception Ranges
1,500 kilometers
Rugby
500 kilometers
Mainflingen
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• Signal reception may not be possible at the distances noted below during certain
times of the year or day. Radio interference also may cause problems with reception.
Mainflingen (Germany) or Rugby (England) transmitters: 500 kilometers (310
miles)
• Even when the watch is within the reception range of the transmitter, signal
reception will be impossible if the signal is blocked by mountains or other geological
formations between the watch and signal source.
• Signal reception is affected by weather, atmospheric conditions, and seasonal
changes.
About Auto Receive
The watch receives the time calibration signal automatically up to six times a day.
When any auto receive is successful, the remaining auto receive operations are not
performed. The reception schedule (calibration times) depends on your currently
selected Home Time Zone, and whether standard time or Daylight Saving Time is
selected for your Time Zone.
Note
• Auto receive is turned on whenever +0.0, +1.0, or +2.0 (+1.0, +2.0, or +3.0 while
DST is turned on) is selected as the Home Time Zone.
Your Time Zone
1
2
Auto Receive Start Times
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4
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Signal Reception Troubleshooting
Check the following points whenever you experience problems with signal reception.
Problem
Probable Cause
What you should do
The
• You changed the time setting
• Perform manual signal
second hand manually.
receive or wait until the next
is pointing at • You performed some button operation auto signal receive operation
N (NO).
is performed.
during the auto receive operation.
• Check to make sure the
• Signal reception results are reset
watch is in a location where it
when the first auto receive
operation of the day is performed.
can receive the signal.
Time setting is • The Home Time Zone setting is not • Select the correct Home
correct for the area where you are
Time Zone.
incorrect
following signal using the watch.
reception.
• For further information, see “Important!” under “Time Calibration Signal Reception”
and “Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping Precautions”.
Stopwatch
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+0.0
Standard Time
(DST +1.0)
Daylight Saving
Time
1:00 am 2:00 am 3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am Midnight
+1.0
Standard Time
(DST +2.0)
Daylight Saving
Time
2:00 am 3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am Midnight 1:00 am*
+2.0
Standard Time
(DST +3.0)
Daylight Saving
Time
3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am Midnight 1:00 am* 2:00 am*
2:00 am 3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am Midnight 1:00 am*
Stopwatch 1/20 second hand
* This hand rotates and indicates
the second count during the
first 60 seconds.
Stopwatch
Second hand
1/100 second
3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am Midnight 1:00 am* 2:00 am*
4:00 am 5:00 am Midnight 1:00 am* 2:00 am* 3:00 am*
*Next day
Note
• The auto receive operation is performed only if the watch is in the Timekeeping
Mode or Dual Time Mode when a calibration time is reached. It is not performed if a
calibration time is reached while an alarm is sounding or while you are configuring
settings .
• Auto receive of the calibration signal is designed to be performed early in the
morning, while you sleep (provided that the Timekeeping Mode time is set correctly).
Before going to bed for the night, remove the watch from your wrist, and put it in a
location where it can receive the signal easily.
• The watch receives the calibration signal for two to 14 minutes everyday when the
time in the Timekeeping Mode reaches each of the calibration times. Avoid
performing any button operation within 14 minutes before or after any one of the
calibration times. Doing so can interfere with correct calibration.
• Remember that reception of the calibration signal depends on the current time in the
Timekeeping Mode.
To perform manual receive
1. Place the watch on a stable surface so its 12 o’clock
side is facing towards a window.
2. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A for about two
seconds until the watch beeps.
3. The second hand will move to R (READY) to indicate
that the watch is setting up for time calibration
reception.
• The second hand will move to W (WORK) and stay there
while actual reception is in progress.
R (READY)
W (WORK)
• The hour and minute hands continue to keep time
Y (YES) normally.
• Time calibration signal reception takes from two to
seven minutes, but in some cases it can take up to 14
minutes. Take care that you do not perform any button
operations or move the watch during this time.
• If reception is successful, the second hand will move to
Y (YES). One minute later, the hands will move to the
N (NO) correct time.
Note
• To interrupt a receive operation and return to the Timekeeping Mode, press any
button.
• If reception is not successful, the second hand will move to N (NO).
One minute later, the second hand will resume normal operation, without any
adjustment of the hand setting.
• If the second hand is pointing to Y (YES) or N (NO), you can return to the
Timekeeping Mode by pressing any button.
To check the latest signal reception results
In the Timekeeping Mode, press A.
Y (YES)
• If the watch was able to perform a successful signal
receive operation since midnight, the second hand will
move to Y (YES). If the watch has been unable to
receive any signal successfully, the second hand will
move to N (NO).
• The watch will return to the Timekeeping Mode after five
seconds.
N (NO)
• The current receive result is cleared when the first auto
receive operation is performed on the following day. This
means Y (YES) indicates successful signal reception
since the start of the current day.
• If you have adjusted the time or date setting manually,
the second hand will indicate N (NO) here.
You can use the stopwatch to measure elapsed time,
cumulative elapsed time, and lap times. You also can input
the distance of the course or a particular segment of the
course of the race you are watching. That distance is used
along with the elapsed time, cumulative elapsed time, or
lap time measured by the watch to calculate and display
the average speed for the course or segment.
• See “Average Speed” for more information.
• Never operate the stopwatch while operating any
motor vehicle or while riding a motorcycle. Doing so
is very dangerous and can cause an accident.
• Entering the Stopwatch Mode causes the second hand,
the stopwatch minute hand and stopwatch 1/20 second
hand to move to the 12 o’clock position.
Stopwatch minute
hand
• The display range of the stopwatch is 59 minutes, 59.99 seconds.
• The stopwatch continues to run, restarting from zero after it reaches its limit, until
you stop it.
• The stopwatch measurement operation continues even if you exit the Stopwatch
Mode.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the Stopwatch Mode, which you
enter by pressing C.
To measure elapsed time
Stopwatch 1/20
second hand
Second hand
1. In the Stopwatch Mode, press B to start elapsed time
measurement.
2. Press B to stop elapsed time measurement.
• The stopwatch 1/20 second hand will rotate for the first
60 seconds of the measurement operation only. After
that, it will stop. Whenever you press B to stop a
measurement operation, this hand will move
automatically to the applicable 1/20 second position for
the elapsed time, as measured internally by the watch.
• Press A to reset the stopwatch to zero.
Stopwatch
Stopwatch
1/100 second
minute hand
To measure cumulative elapsed time
1. In the Stopwatch Mode, press B to start elapsed time measurement.
2. Press B to stop elapsed time measurement.
3. Press B again to restart elapsed time measurement.
4. Press B to stop elapsed time measurement.
• Repeat steps 3 and 4 as many times as required.
• Press A to reset the stopwatch to zero.
To measure lap times
Stopwatch 1/20 1. In the Stopwatch Mode, press B to start an elapsed
time measurement operation.
second hand
Second hand
Stopwatch
Stopwatch
1/100 second
minute hand
2. Press A to display the current lap time.
• Each press of A displays the current lap time up to
that point.
• The lap time will remain displayed for about two
seconds.
• Pressing A to display the current lap time also will
start timing of the next lap. This means that the
stopwatch does not maintain the total elapsed time or
total cumulative time in this case.
• The stopwatch will continue to time the next lap
internally, even while the current lap time is displayed.
3. Press B to stop the stopwatch.
• This will cause the final lap time to appear on the
display.
• Press A to reset the stopwatch.
Average Speed
You also can input the distance of the course or a particular segment of the course of
the race you are watching. That distance is used along with the elapsed time,
cumulative elapsed time, or lap time measured by the watch to calculate and display
the average speed for the course or segment.
The average speed that appears for an elapsed time, cumulative elapsed time, or lap
time is calculated based on the times described below.
Elapsed time: Time from the point the stopwatch operation is started up until it was
stopped.
Cumulative elapsed time: Total time from the point the cumulative elapsed time
operation is started up until it was stopped. Does not include any time when the
stopwatch operation was paused.
Lap time: Time of each particular lap.
• Never operate the stopwatch while operating any motor vehicle or while riding
a motorcycle. Doing so is very dangerous and can cause an accident.
• For information about inputting a distance, see “To input a course or section
distance”.
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• It takes about two seconds before the average speed to be calculated and the speed
is indicated for about two seconds, so the average speed operation takes a total of
about four seconds. The watch will continue measuring the next lap internally during
this time. Note, however, that pressing B will not display the time of the next lap
during this four-second period.
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To input a course or section distance
1. In the Stopwatch Mode, hold down A for about two
seconds until the current distance value setting flashes
in the digital display. This is the setting screen.
2. Press B to increase the distance setting in steps of
0.1.
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• Simply input a distance value. It makes no difference
whether the value represents kilometers or miles.
• You can input a distance in the range of 0.1 to 19.9.
3. Press A to exit the setting screen.
• To disable speed display, set the distance value to 0.0.
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Distance value
Using the Tachymeter Bezel to Calculate Average Speed
Tachymeter bezel
200
120
15
0
• The illustration shows an example where it took 50 seconds to travel one kilometer
by car. The second hand is pointing at 70, which indicates that the average speed is
70 kilometers per hour.
• The tachymeter can be used only when you are traveling by car or some other
means that can cover one kilometer or one mile within 60 seconds.
Dual Time
Hour hand
Stopwatch 1/20 Minute
second hand
hand
Second
hand
To toggle an alarm on and off
In the Alarm Mode, press B to toggle the alarm ON and OFF.
• The watch will beep when you turn on the alarm.
Adjusting the Home Positions
If the time and date settings are wrong even after the time calibration signal is
received normally, use the following procedure to adjust their home positions.
To adjust the home positions
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, press C four times to enter
Second
Stopwatch 1/20
the Hand Setting Mode.
hand
second hand
• The stopwatch 1/20 second hand will move to -00-.
2. Hold down A until 0 0 starts to flash, which indicates
the analog setting screen.
• The second hand is at the proper home position if it
moves to 12 o’clock. If it doesn’ t, press B to move it
to 12 o’clock.
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3. After confirming that the second hand is at the proper
home position, press C. This will switch to hour hand
and minute hand home position adjustment (Hm
flashes).
Minute hand
Hour hand
• The hour hand and minute hand are at their proper
home positions if they both move to 12 o’clock, and if
the 24-hour hand is pointing at hour 24. If the hands
are not positioned correctly, use B to move them to
their proper home positions.
4.
After
confirming that the hour hand and minute hand
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are both at their proper home positions, press C.
This
will
switch to stopwatch 1/20 second hand home
24-hour
position adjustment (20 flashes).
hand
•
The
stopwatch
1/20 second hand is at the proper
Stopwatch 1/20 second hand
home position if it moves to 0. If it doesn’t, use B to
move it to 0.
5. After confirming that the stopwatch 1/20 second hand is
at the proper home positions, press C. This will switch
to stopwatch minute hand home position adjustment
(60 flashes).
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• The stopwatch minute hand is at the proper home
position if it moves to 60. If it doesn’ t, use B to move
it to 60.
6. Press A to exit the setting screen.
Stopwatch minute hand
• After you complete the home position adjustment
procedure, place the watch in a location that allows
good time calibration signal reception, and then perform
a manual receive operation. See “To perform manual
receive” for more information.
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GMT differential
value(–4.0)
Minus sign
The Dual Time Mode lets you view the current time in 29
time zones around the world.
• When you enter the Dual Time Mode, the stopwatch
1/20 second hand will move to DUAL.
• Time zones are indicated on the digital display by their
GMT differential values.
• For full information on time zones, see the “Time Zone
Table”.
• The watch will perform a signal receive operation even if
it is in the Dual Time Mode when a calibration time is
reached. If this happens, the Dual Time Mode time
settings will be adjusted in accordance with the current
time in the Timekeeping Mode’s Home Time Zone.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the
Dual Time Mode, which you enter by pressing C.
To set an alarm time
1. In the Alarm Mode, hold down A for two seconds to
display the setting mode.
2. Use B to change the alarm time.
• Press B to move the hands clockwise in one-minute
steps.
3. After setting the alarm time, press A to exit the setting
mode.
• Setting the alarm time causes the alarm to turn on
automatically.
The alarm tone sounds at the preset time for 10 seconds, regardless of the mode the
watch is in.
• Alarm operations are performed in accordance with the Timekeeping Mode time.
• Pressing any button stops the alarm tone operation.
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On/Off status
When the alarm is turned on, the alarm sounds when the
alarm time is reached.
• When you enter the Alarm Mode, the stopwatch 1/20
second hand will move to ALM.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the
Alarm Mode, which you enter by pressing C.
Alarm Operation
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If your watch has a tachymeter bezel, you can perform the
steps below to calculate average speed after using the
Stopwatch Mode to measure the amount of time that it
takes to travel one kilometer (or one mile).
• Never try to perform stopwatch operations while you
are driving an automobile, riding a bicycle, or
operating any type of vehicle. Doing so is very
dangerous and can result in accident.
1 In the Stopwatch Mode, start an elapsed time
operation at any point you like.
2 Stop the elapsed time operation after you travel one
kilometer or one mile.
3 Your average speed will be the value that the second
hand is pointing to on the tachymeter bezel.
Alarm time
hour hand
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80
70
360
ER
70
60 TACH
YME
T
Alarm time minute hand
Alarm time
24-hour hand
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OVER Indication
Stopwatch 1/20
second hand
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Fastest Lap Time
Indicator
Alarm
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DST indicator
• The DST indicator appears on the display whenever you display a time zone for
which Daylight Saving Time is turned on.
• The DST/Standard Time setting you configure affects only the currently displayed
time zone. Other time zones are not affected.
• The (GMT: Greenwich Mean Time) time zone cannot be switched between
Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time.
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Average Speed
Indication
Lap Time Measurement
The stopwatch minute hand moves to the average speed
value after you press A to display a lap time or B to
stop measurement. After two seconds, the hand moves to
the minutes of lap time.
• If the value you input for the distance was in kilometers,
the indicated speed values will show kilometers per
hour. If the value you input was in miles, it will show
miles per hour. Note that the watch does not have a
setting for specifying kilometers or miles.
• The average speed is indicated as a value from 0 to
400, in increments of 10.
• If the currently displayed speed value for a lap is the
fastest for any laps during the current measurement
operation, the letter F (fastest lap time indicator) will
flash on the digital display.
• Either of the following will cause the stopwatch minute
hand to indicate OVER, which indicates that speed
cannot be calculated.
When the speed calculation produces a value
greater than 400
When a displayed elapsed time or cumulative
elapsed time is 60 minutes or greater
When a displayed lap time is 60 minutes or greater
(Average speed calculation will resume when timing
of the next lap is performed.)
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Stopwatch
minute hand
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Stopping an Elapsed Time or Cumulative Elapsed
Time Measurement
The stopwatch minute hand moves to the average speed
value after you press B to stop measurement. After two
seconds, the hand moves to the minutes of elapsed time.
To toggle a time zone between Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time
1. In the Dual Time Mode, use B to display the time zone
whose Standard Time/Daylight Saving Time setting you
want to change.
2. Hold down A to toggle between Daylight Saving Time
(DST indicator displayed) and Standard Time (DST
indicator not displayed).
• Turning on DST causes the GMT differential value to be
increased by one.
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The stopwatch minute hand will move the average speed
value after you stop a time measurement or display a lap
time. The letters SP flash on the digital display while the
average speed is indicated.
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Average Speed Indication
To view the time in another time zone
While in the Dual Time Mode, press B to scroll eastward through time zones.
• When you release B, the hands will move to the current time in that time zone after
about one second.
• If the current time shown for a time zone is wrong, check the Timekeeping Mode
time setting and your Home Time Zone setting, and make the necessary changes.
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Timekeeping
Hour hand
Illumination
Minute hand
Use the Timekeeping Mode to set and view the current
time and date. This section also explains how to set the
current date and time manually.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the
Timekeeping Mode, which you enter by pressing C.
An LED (light-emitting diode) illuminates the face of the
watch for easy reading in the dark. The watch’s auto light
switch illuminates the face automatically when you angle
the watch towards your face.
• The auto light switch must be turned on for it to operate.
• See “Illumination Precautions” for other important
information.
To illuminate the face of the watch
In the Timekeeping Mode (except when a setting screen is
on the display), press B to illuminate the face of the
watch for about one second.
• The above operation turns on illumination regardless of
the current auto light switch setting.
Date
24-hour hand
Second hand
Setting the Time and Date Manually
Make sure you select your Home Time Zone before you change the current time and
date settings. Dual Time Mode times are all displayed in accordance with the
Timekeeping Mode settings. Because of this, Dual Time Mode times will not be correct
if you do not select the proper Home Time Zone before setting the time and date in the
Timekeeping Mode.
• When setting the time and date, you also can configure settings for your Home Time
Zone (the time zone where you normally use the watch) and summer time (Daylight
Saving time or DST).
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To set the time and date manually
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the GMT
DST indicator
differential value starts to flash, which indicates the
setting screen.
• The second hand will move at high speed to the 12
o’clock position, where it will stop.
• The GMT differential value indicates the time
difference in hours between Greenwich Mean Time
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and the currently selected time zone.
• The DST indicator indicates that Daylight Saving Time
(summer time) is turned on for the currently selected
time zone.
GMT differential value
: +2.0
2. Use B to select the time zone you want to use as your
Home Time Zone.
: –4.0
• For full details about GMT differential values, see the
Minus sign
“Time Zone Table”.
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3. Press C to move the flashing in the sequence shown below to select other
settings.
GMT differential
value
DST
Minutes
(time)
Day
Month
Year
4. When the setting you want to change is flashing, use B to change it as described
below.
Screen
To do this:
Change the time zone
Do this:
Use B (+).
Toggle between Daylight Saving Time (
Standard Time ( ), or Auto DST ( )
Change the minutes (time)
Change the year
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About the Auto Light Switch
Turning on the auto light switch causes the face to illuminate, whenever you position
your wrist as described below in any mode.
Moving the watch to a position that is parallel to the ground and then tilting it
towards you at more than 40 degrees causes illumination to turn on.
• Wear the watch on the outside of your wrist.
Parallel to
ground
More than
40°
Warning!
• Always make sure you are in a safe place whenever you are reading the face
of watch using the auto light switch. Be especially careful when running or
engaged in any other activity that can result in accident or injury. Also take
care that sudden illumination by the auto light switch does not startle or
distract others around you.
• When you are wearing the watch, make sure that its auto light switch is turned
off before riding a bicycle, or operating a motorcycle or any other motor
vehicle. Sudden and unintended operation of the auto light switch can create a
distraction, which can result in a traffic accident and serious personal injury.
To turn the auto light switch on and off
In the Timekeeping Mode (except when a setting screen is on the display), hold down
B for about three seconds to toggle the auto light switch on and off.
• Turning on the auto light switch will cause the watch to beep. The ON indicator will
appear and the light will turn on for about one second.
• Turning off the auto light switch will cause the watch to beep. The OFF indicator will
appear for about one second. The light will not turn on.
• In order to protect against running down the battery, the auto light switch turns off
automatically approximately six hours after you turn it on.
Reference
Press B.
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.
Use B (+).
Auto Return Features
Change the month
• If you leave the watch in the Alarm or Hand Setting Mode for two or three minutes
without performing any operation, it returns to the Timekeeping Mode automatically.
• If you do not perform any operation for about two or three minutes while a setting
mode is selected, the watch will exit the setting mode automatically.
Change the day
Scrolling
5. Press A to exit the setting screen.
• When you exit the setting screen, the analog hands are adjusted automatically to
match the digital time.
• Auto DST ( ) can be selected only while +0.0, +1.0, or +2.0 (+1.0, +2.0, or +3.0
while DST is turned on) is selected as the Home Time Zone. For more information,
see “Daylight Saving Time (DST)” below.
Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Daylight Saving Time (summer time) advances the time setting by one hour from
Standard Time. Remember that not all countries or even local areas use Daylight
Saving Time.
The time calibration signals include both Standard Time and DST data. When the auto
DST setting is turned on, the watch switches between Standard Time and DST
(summer time) automatically in accordance with the signal it receives.
• The auto DST setting can be turned on only while +0.0, +1.0, or +2.0 (+1.0, +2.0, or
+3.0 while DST is turned on) is selected as the Home Time Zone.
• If you experience problems receiving the time calibration signal in your area, it is
probably best to switch between Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (summer
time) manually.
To change the Daylight Saving Time (summer time) setting
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the GMT differential value starts to
flash, which indicates the setting screen.
2. Press C to display the DST setting screen.
3. Press B to cycle through the DST settings in the sequence shown below.
Auto DST (
)
DST off (
)
DST on (
)
4. Press A to exit the setting screen.
• The DST indicator appears on the display to indicate that Daylight Saving Time is
turned on.
• Turning on DST causes the GMT differential value to be increased by one.
• The B button is used to change the hand setting in various setting modes. In most
cases, holding down this button will start high-speed movement of the applicable
hand(s).
• High-speed movement of hands will continue until you press any button, or until the
moving hand(s) finishes one complete cycle.
- One complete cycle for the hands is one revolution (360 degrees) or 24 hours.
Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping Precautions
• Strong electrostatic charge can result in the wrong time being set.
• The time calibration signal bounces off the ionosphere. Because of this, such factors
as changes in the reflectivity of the ionosphere, as well as movement of the
ionosphere to higher altitudes due to seasonal atmospheric changes or the time of
day may change the reception range of the signal and make reception temporarily
impossible.
• Even if the time calibration signal is received properly, certain conditions can cause
the time setting to be off by up to one second.
• The current time setting in accordance with the time calibration signal takes priority
over any time settings you make manually.
• The watch is designed to update the date and day of the week automatically for the
period January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2099. Setting of the date by the time
calibration signal cannot be performed starting from January 1, 2100.
• This watch can receive signals that differentiate between leap years and non-leap
years.
• Though this watch is designed to receive both time data (hour, minutes, seconds)
and date data (year, month, day), certain signal conditions can limit reception to time
data only.
• If you are in an area where proper time calibration signal reception is impossible, the
watch keeps time within ±20 seconds a month at normal temperature.
• If you have problems with proper time calibration signal reception or if the time
setting is wrong after signal reception, check your current time zone, and DST
(summer time).
Transmitters
This watch is designed to receive the time calibration signal transmitted from
Mainflingen, Germany and the signal from Rugby, England. You can configure the
watch to select the transmitter that has the strongest signal automatically.
In this case:
The watch does this:
The first signal auto search operation
1. Checks the Mainflingen signal first.
after factory default settings are in effect, 2. If the Mainflingen signal cannot be
or after the time zone has been changed
received, checks the Rugby signal.
Any case other than the above.
1. Checks the last successfully received
signal first.
2. If the last successfully received signal
cannot be received, checks the other
signal.
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Timekeeping
• The year can be set in the range of 2001 to 2099.
• The watch’s built-in full automatic calendar 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.
• The date will change automatically when the current time reaches midnight. The
date change at the end of the month may take more time than normal.
• The current time for all time zones in the Timekeeping Mode and Dual Time Mode is
calculated in accordance with the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) differential of each
zone, based on your Home Time Zone time setting.
• GMT differential is calculated by this watch based on Universal Time Coordinated
(UTC*) data.
* UTC is the world-wide scientific standard of timekeeping. It is based upon carefully
maintained atomic (cesium) clocks that keep time accurately to within
microseconds. Leap seconds are added or subtracted as necessary to keep UTC
in sync with the Earth’s rotation. The reference point for UTC is Greenwich,
England.
Illumination Precautions
• The illumination provided by the light may be hard to see when viewed under direct
sunlight.
• Illumination turns off automatically whenever an alarm sounds.
• Frequent use of illumination shortens the battery operating time.
Auto light switch precautions
• Wearing the watch on the inside of your wrist, movement of your arm, or vibration of
your arm can cause frequent activation of the auto light switch and illuminate the
face of the watch. To avoid running down the battery, turn off the auto light switch
whenever engaging in activities that might cause frequent illumination of the face.
More than 15 degrees
too high
• Illumination may not turn on if the face of the watch is
more than 15 degrees above or below parallel. Make
sure that the back of your hand is parallel to the ground.
• Illumination turns off in about one second, even if you
keep the watch pointed towards your face.
• Static electricity or magnetic force can interfere with
proper operation of the auto light switch. If illumination
does not turn on, try moving the watch back to the
starting position (parallel with the ground) and then tilt it
back towards your face again. If this does not work, drop
your arm all the way down so it hangs at your side, and
then bring it back up again.
• Under certain conditions, illumination may not turn on until about one second after
you turn the face of the watch towards you. This does not necessarily indicate
malfunction of the auto light switch.
• You may notice a very faint clicking sound coming from the watch when it is shaken
back and forth. This sound is caused by mechanical operation of the auto light
switch, and does not indicate a problem with the watch.
Time Zone Table
GMT Differential Value
Standard Time DST/Summer Time
–11.0
DST –10.0
–10.0
DST –9.0
–9.0
DST –8.0
–8.0
DST –7.0
–7.0
–6.0
DST
DST
–6.0
–5.0
–5.0
DST
–4.0
–4.0
–3.0
DST
DST
–3.0
–2.0
–2.0
–1.0
G 0.0
+0.0
+1.0
DST –1.0
DST +0.0
G 0.0
DST +1.0
DST +2.0
+2.0
DST
+3.0
+3.0
DST
+4.0
+3.5
+4.0
+4.5
+5.0
+5.5
+6.0
+6.5
+7.0
+8.0
DST
DST
DST
DST
DST
DST
DST
DST
DST
+4.5
+5.0
+5.5
+6.0
+6.5
+7.0
+7.5
+8.0
+9.0
+9.0
+9.5
+10.0
+11.0
+12.0
DST
DST
DST
DST
DST
+10.0
+10.5
+11.0
+12.0
+13.0
Major Cities in Same Time Zone
Pago Pago
Honolulu, Papeete
Anchorage, Nome
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Vancouver,
Seattle/Tacoma, Dawson City, Tijuana
Denver, El Paso, Edmonton, Culiacan
Chicago, Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, New Orleans,
Mexico City, Winnipeg
New York, Montreal, Detroit, Miami, Boston,
Panama City, Havana, Lima, Bogota
Caracas, La Paz, Santiago, Port of Spain
Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Brasilia,
Montevideo
Praia
(GMT)
London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Dakar, Abidjan
Paris, Milan, Rome, Madrid, Amsterdam, Algiers,
Hamburg, Frankfurt, Vienna, Stockholm, Berlin
Cairo, Jerusalem, Athens, Helsinki, Istanbul, Beirut,
Damascus, Cape Town
Jeddah, Kuwait, Riyadh, Aden, Addis Ababa, Nairobi,
Moscow
Tehran, Shiraz
Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat
Kabul
Karachi, Male
Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Colombo
Dhaka
Yangon
Bangkok, Jakarta, Phnom Penh, Hanoi, Vientiane
Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Taipei,
Manila, Perth, Ulaanbaatar
Tokyo, Seoul, Pyongyang
Adelaide, Darwin
Sydney, Melbourne, Guam, Rabaul
Noumea, Port Vila
Wellington, Christchurch, Nadi, Nauru Island
• Based on data as of December 2006.
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