Casio 5038 Watch User Manual

MO0804-EA
Operation Guide 5038
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.
Keep the watch exposed to bright light
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Bright light
Solar cell
The electricity generated by the solar cell of the watch is
stored by a built-in battery. Leaving or using the watch
where it is not exposed to light causes the battery to run
down. Make sure the watch is exposed to light as much as
possible.
• When you are not wearing the watch on your wrist,
position the face so it is pointed at a source of bright
light.
• You should try to keep the watch outside of your sleeve
as much as possible. Even if the face of the watch is
blocked only partially from light, charging will be reduced
significantly.
• The watch continues to operate, even when it is not exposed to light. Leaving the
watch in the dark can cause the battery to run down, which will result in some watch
functions to be disabled. If the battery goes dead, you will have to re-configure watch
settings after recharging. To ensure normal watch operation, be sure to keep it
exposed to light as much as possible.
• The actual level at which some functions are disabled depends on the watch model.
• Be sure to read “Power Supply” for important information you need to know
when exposing the watch to bright light.
If the analog hands aren’t moving...
If the analog hands aren’t moving, it means that the power saving mode has stopped
them to save battery power.
• See “Power Saving” for more information.
• The hands also stop when the watch’s battery runs down.
Note that CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any
damage or loss suffered by you or any third party arising through the use of this
product or its malfunction.
About This Manual
Stopwatch 1/20 second hand • Button operations are indicated using the letters shown
in the illustration.
Minute hand
• Each section of this manual provides you with the
Hour hand
information you need to perform operations in each
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mode. Further details and technical information can be
found in the “Reference” section.
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Battery charges in the light.
Solar cell
(Converts light to
electrical power.)
Battery discharges in the dark.
Bright light
Date
Electrical
energy
LEVEL 1
Charge LEVEL 2
All
functions
enabled.
24-Hour hand
Stopwatch
minute hand
Dis- LEVEL 1
charge LEVEL 2
Some
functions
disabled.
Second hand
(Timekeeping/
Stopwatch)
Rechargeable battery
Stopwatch Mode
General Guide
Press C.
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Dual Time Mode
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• Press C to change from mode to mode.
• About 1.5 seconds after you enter the Dual Time Mode, Alarm Mode, or Home
Position Adjustment Mode the hands will move the position that indicates the current
setting of the mode. You cannot change to another mode while the hands are
moving. To change to another mode, either press C before the hands start to move,
or wait until the hands stop before pressing C.
• In the Timekeeping Mode (except when a setting screen is on the display), press B
to illuminate the face of the watch.
Timekeeping Mode
Home Position
Adjustment Mode
Alarm Mode
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Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping
Chinese Time Calibration Signal
The Chinese time calibration signal (BPC) is maintained by the National Time Service
Center (http://www.ntsc.ac.cn/) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and is
transmitted from a transmitter (68.5 kHz) located in Shangqiu. The time data of the
Chinese time calibration signal is maintained by the National Time Service Center.
• Note that transmission of the calibration signal may be interrupted occasionally due
to maintenance, lightning, etc.
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.
• Whenever you need to travel outside of the time zone where Beijing is located
(UTC+8), use the procedure under “To select your Home Time Zone” to change the
watch’s Home Time Zone setting as required.
• When using the watch outside the range of the time calibration signal transmitter,
you have to adjust the current time setting manually as required. See “Timekeeping”
for more information about manual time settings.
• 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.
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• See the information under “Signal Reception Troubleshooting” if you experience
problems with time calibration signal reception.
To select your Home Time Zone
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the UTC
offset value starts to flash. This is the setting mode.
• At this time the second hand will move at high speed
to the 12 o’clock position and stop there.
• The UTC offset value shows the difference in hours
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between the currently selected time zone and
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Coordinated Universal Time.
• The DST indicator shows whether Daylight Saving
Time (summer time) currently is being applied in the
currently selected time zone.
UTC offset value
2. Use B (+) to scroll through available time zones.
• For information about time zones, see the “Time Zone
Table”.
• If you want the watch to receive the Chinese time
calibration signal, select 8.0 (UTC+8, Beijing) as your
Home Time Zone.
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Transmitter
Your watch receives a time calibration signal and updates
Long-wave its time setting accordingly.
time
• This watch is designed to receive the time calibration
calibration
signal transmitted from Shangqiu City, Henan Province,
signal
China (Call Sign: BPC, Frequency: 68.5 kHz).
• Your watch will be able to receive the signal whenever
Beijing (UTC+8) is selected as its Home Time Zone, and
the watch is within range of the transmitter. The initial
factory Home Time Zone setting of the watch is Beijing
(UTC+8), so you will not need to change the setting if
you are in the same time zone (UTC+8) as Beijing.
• As of January 2008, China does not use Daylight Saving
Time (DST). If China does go to the Daylight Saving
Time system in the future, some functions of this watch
Watch
may no longer operate correctly.
3. Press A to exit the setting mode.
• The second hand will return at high speed to the applicable current time position and
resume normal timekeeping.
Time Calibration Signal Reception
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
five 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.
This watch is designed to receive a time calibration signal late at night. Because of
this, you should place the watch near a window as shown in the illustration when you
take it off at night. Make sure there are no metal objects nearby.
12 o’clock
or
• Make sure the watch is facing the right way.
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• 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. Take care that
you do not perform any button operations or move the watch during this time.
Approximate Reception Range
Beijing
Changchun
1,500 km
500 km
Viewing the Latest Signal Reception Results
You can use the procedure below to check whether or not the last signal receive
operation was successful.
To check the latest signal reception results
In the Timekeeping Mode, press A.
• Whenever the watch successfully performs any signal
receive operation from 1:00 a.m. onwards, 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 or when you press A.
• 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 adjust the time or date setting manually, the
second hand will move to N (NO).
Signal Reception Troubleshooting
Check the following points whenever you experience problems with signal reception.
Problem
The second
hand is
pointing at N
(NO).
Probable Cause
What you should do
• Perform manual signal receive
• You changed the time setting
at night or wait until the next
manually.
auto signal receive operation
• You performed some button
is performed.
operation during the auto receive
• Enter the Timekeeping or Dual
operation.
Time Mode and try again.
• The watch is not in the
Timekeeping or Dual Time Mode. • Check to make sure the watch
is in a location where it can
• Signal reception results are reset
receive the signal.
at 1:00 a.m. each day.
• Radio interference is often
present during the day time, which
can interfere with calibration
signal reception.
The time
setting is
incorrect
following
signal
reception.
• The home position of the hands is • Enter the Home Position
Adjustment Mode and adjust
off.
the home position.
Shangqiu
Shanghai
Chengdu
Hong Kong
• At distances further than about 500 kilometers from the Shangqiu (China)
transmitter, signal reception may not be possible during certain times of year or
times of day. Radio interference may also cause problems with reception.
• 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 starts to receive the time calibration signal automatically when the time in
the Timekeeping Mode reaches 1:00 a.m., 2:00 a.m., 3:00 a.m., 4:00 a.m., and 5:00
a.m. each day (calibration times). When any auto receive is successful, the remaining
auto receive operations are not performed.
Note
• Auto receive normally is performed when a calibration time is reached while the
watch is in the Timekeeping Mode and Dual Time Mode. The receive operation is not
performed if you are performing a button operation.
• Auto receipt 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 seven minutes when the time in
the Timekeeping Mode reaches a calibration time. Do not perform any button
operation within seven 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.
• 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.
• If signal reception is unstable during reception, the
R (READY)
second hand may move between W (WORK) and R
W (WORK)
(READY) .
Y (YES) • The hour and minute hands continue to keep time
normally.
• Time calibration signal reception takes from two to
seven 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). Five seconds later, the hands will move to the
correct time.
N (NO)
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). Five seconds
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 A.
• For further information, see “Important!” under “Time Calibration Signal Reception”
and “Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping Precautions”.
Stopwatch
Stopwatch 1/20 second hand
* This hand rotates and indicates
the second count during the first
60 seconds.
Stopwatch
Second hand
1/100 second
The stopwatch lets you measure elapsed time.
• The display range of the stopwatch is 59 minutes, 59.99
seconds.
• 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.
• 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.
Stopwatch minute
hand
To measure elapsed time
1. Press B to start the stopwatch.
2. Press B to stop the stopwatch.
• You can resume the measurement operation by pressing B again.
• The 1/20 second hand rotates during the first 60 seconds only, and then stops.
When elapsed timing is stopped (by pressing B), this hand jumps to the 1/20
second indication (which is kept internally).
3. Check the elapsed time.
• Press A to reset the stopwatch. Resetting the stopwatch causes the stopwatch
1/20-second hand and the second hand to move to 12 o’clock, and the digital display
to reset to zero.
Dual Time
The Dual Time Mode lets you view the current time in 29
time zones around the world.
• Time zones are indicated on the digital display by their
UTC offset 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.
UTC offset value (+1.0)
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
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 UTC offset value to be
increased by one.
Hour hand
Use the Timekeeping Mode to set and view the current
time and date, and to switch between Standard Time and
Daylight Saving Time (summer time).
• 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.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the
Timekeeping Mode, which you enter by pressing C.
Minute hand
Date
DST indicator
24-Hour hand
• 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.
• Note that you cannot use the Dual Time Mode to change the DST setting of the
Home Time Zone you currently have selected in the Timekeeping Mode. See “To
change the Daylight Saving Time (summer time) setting” for information about
turning the Home Time Zone DST setting on and off.
• The
(UTC: Coordinated Universal Time) time zone cannot be switched between
Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time.
Second hand
Alarm
To set the time and date manually
DST indicator 1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the UTC
offset 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.
On/Off status
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.
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Alarm time
hour hand
When the alarm is turned on, the alarm sounds when the
alarm time is reached.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the
Alarm Mode, which you enter by pressing C.
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Alarm time 24hour hand
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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Alarm time minute hand
Setting the Time and Date Manually
UTC offset value
: +8.0
: –4.0
Minus sign
• The UTC offset value shows the difference in hours between the currently
selected time zone and Coordinated Universal Time.
• The DST indicator indicates that Daylight Saving Time (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.
• For full details about UTC offset values, see the “Time Zone Table”.
3. Press C to move the flashing in the sequence shown below to select other
settings.
Alarm Operation
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.
To toggle an alarm on and off
In the Alarm Mode, press B to toggle the alarm on (ON) and off (OF).
• 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.
• You can use the procedure in this section to adjust the position of the second hand,
the stopwatch minute hand and stopwatch 1/20 second hand whenever they do not
align with the 12 o’clock position when you enter the Home Position Adjustment Mode.
DST
Minutes
Day
Month
Year
• Changing the minutes value on the digital display will cause the minute and hour
hands to move accordingly.
• To change the hour hand setting, you need to keep moving the minute hand until
the hour hand is at the position you want.
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:
Press B.
Toggle between Daylight Saving Time (
and Standard Time ( )
Change the minutes (time)
Press B.
)
Press B(+).
Change the year
Change the month
Change the day
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To adjust the home positions
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, press C four times to enter
Second hand
the Home Position Adjustment Mode.
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
position adjustment (20 flashes).
• The stopwatch 1/20 second hand is at the proper
Stopwatch 1/20 second hand
home position if it moves to 0 position. If it doesn’t,
use B to move it to 0 position.
5. After confirming that the stopwatch 1/20 second hand is
at the proper home position, 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.
UTC offset value
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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.
• If you experience problems receiving the time calibration signal in your area, it
probably is 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 UTC offset 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.
DST off (
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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 UTC offset value to be increased by one.
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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. The second hand starts timing from 0.
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Illumination
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.
• When battery power is at Level 2, time calibration signal reception is disabled.
• Alarm operation can cause hand movement to stop due to the sudden temporary
drop in battery power. This does not indicate malfunction, and normal operation will
resume when the watch is exposed to light. Though hand movement stops,
timekeeping continues internally, and the hands will be adjusted to the correct
setting when normal operation returns.
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.
• The auto light switch operates in all modes (except while
a setting screen is displayed.)
Charging Precautions
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. Note that this watch features an “Full Auto
LED Light,” so the auto light switch operates only when available light is below a
certain level. It does not illuminate the face under bright light.
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.
More than
40°
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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 on 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.
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Hand Movement/
Display Indicator
Normal
All functions enabled.
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• Second hand jumps
every two seconds.
• LO displayed.
All functions disable, except
for analog timekeeping and
stopwatch.
3
• All hands stopped.
• Display is blank.
All functions disabled.
Level
1
30 minutes
Daylight through a window on a cloudy day
(5,000 lux)
Indoor fluorescent lighting (500 lux)
48 minutes
8 hours
• Since these are the specs, we can include all the technical details.
• Watch not exposed to light
• Internal timekeeping
• Display on 18 hours per day, sleep state 6 hours per day
• 1 illumination operation (1.5 seconds) per day
• 10 seconds of alarm operation per day
• 6 minutes of signal reception per day
• Stable operation is promoted by frequent charging.
Recovery Times
The table below shows the amount of exposure that is required to take the battery
from one level to the next.
Exposure Level
(Brightness)
Approximate Exposure Time
Level 3
Level 2
Level 1
Outdoor sunlight (50,000 lux)
2 hours
27 hours
Sunlight through a window
(10,000 lux)
5 hours
133 hours
9 hours
268 hours
109 hours
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Daylight through a window on
a cloudy day (5,000 lux)
Indoor fluorescent lighting
(500 lux)
• The above exposure time values are all for reference only. Actual required exposure
times depend on lighting conditions.
Auto Return Features
Battery power level is indicated by hand movement and a display indicator.
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8 minutes
Sunlight through a window (10,000 lux)
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.
Battery Power Levels
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Approximate Exposure Time
Outdoor sunlight (50,000 lux)
Reference
Important!
• Storing the watch for long periods in an area where there is no light or wearing it in
such a way that it is blocked from exposure to light can cause rechargeable battery
power to run down. Make sure that the watch is exposed to bright light whenever
possible.
• This watch uses a special rechargeable battery to store power produced by the solar
cell, so regular battery replacement is not required. However, after very long use, the
rechargeable battery may lose its ability to achieve a full charge. If you experience
problems getting the special rechargeable battery to charge fully, contact your dealer
or CASIO distributor about having it replaced.
• Never try to remove or replace the watch’s special battery yourself. Use of the wrong
type of battery can damage the watch.
• All data stored in memory is deleted, and the current time and all other settings
return to their initial factory defaults whenever battery power drops to Level 3 and
when you have the battery replaced.
• Keep the watch in an area normally exposed to bright light when storing it for long
periods. This helps to keep the rechargeable battery from going dead.
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Exposure Level (Brightness)
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Example: Orient the watch so its face is
pointing at a light source.
• The illustration shows how to position
a watch with a resin band.
• Note that charging efficiency drops
when any part of the solar cell is
blocked by clothing, etc.
• You should try to keep the watch
outside of your sleeve as much as
possible. Even if the face of the watch
is blocked from light only partially,
charging will be reduced significantly.
Solar cell
After a full charge, timekeeping remains enabled for up to about eight months.
• The following table shows the amount of time the watch needs to be exposed to light
each day in order to generate enough power for normal daily operations.
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This watch is equipped with a solar cell and a special rechargeable battery (secondary
battery) that is charged by the electrical power produced by the solar cell. The
illustration shown below shows how you should position the watch for charging.
Charging Guide
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Power Supply
Warning!
Leaving the watch in bright light to charge its rechargeable battery can cause it
to become quite hot. Take care when handling the watch to avoid burn injury.
The watch can become particularly hot when exposed to the following
conditions for long periods.
• On the dashboard of a car parked in direct sunlight
• Too close to an incandescent lamp
• Under direct sunlight
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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” (ON)
indicator will appear and the light will turn on for 1.5 seconds.
• Turning off the auto light switch will cause the watch to beep. The “OFF” (OF)
indicator will appear for 1.5 seconds. The light will not turn on.
Certain charging conditions can cause the watch to become very hot. Avoid leaving
the watch in the areas described below whenever charging its rechargeable battery.
Function Status
Jumps 2 seconds
• If you leave the watch in the Alarm or Home Position Adjustment 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.
Scrolling
• The B button is used to change the hand and digital display setting in various
setting modes. In most cases, holding down this button will change the applicable
setting at high speed.
• 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 automatically for the period January 1,
2000 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.
• Battery level is very low when the second hand jumps every two seconds and the
display shows LO. Expose the watch to light and charge the battery as soon as
possible.
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Operation Guide 5038
Time Zone Table
Timekeeping
• The year can be set in the range of 2000 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 or when battery power drops to
Level 3.
• 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 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) offset of each
zone, based on your Home Time Zone time setting.
• 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.
Power Saving
Power Saving enters a sleep state automatically whenever the watch is left for a
certain period in an area where it is dark. The table below shows how watch functions
are affected by Power Saving.
• There actually are two sleep state levels: “second hand sleep” and “function sleep”.
Elapsed Time in Dark
Operation
60 to 70 minutes
(second hand sleep)
6 or 7 days
(function sleep)
Second hand only is stopped, all other functions are
enabled.
• All functions, including analog timekeeping, disabled
• Internal timekeeping maintained
• Wearing the watch inside the sleeve of clothing can cause it to enter the sleep state.
• The watch will not enter the sleep state between 6:00 AM and 9:59 PM. If the watch
is already in the sleep state when 6:00 AM arrives, however, it will remain in the
sleep state.
To recover from the sleep state
Perform any one of the following operations.
• Move the watch to a well-lit area.
• Press any button.
Illumination Precautions
• The illumination provided by the light may be hard to see when viewed under direct
sunlight.
• Illumination automatically turns off 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.
• Note that wearing the watch under your sleeve while the auto light switch is turned
on can cause frequent illumination of the face and can run down the battery.
More than 15 degrees
too high
UTC Offset 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
UT 0.0
+0.0
+1.0
DST –1.0
DST +0.0
UT 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 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
La Paz, Santiago, Port of Spain
Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Brasilia,
Montevideo
Praia
(UTC)
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 June 2007.
• The rules governing global times (GMT differential and UTC offset) and summer time
are determined by each individual country.
• 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.
Tachymeter
Tachymeter bezel
200
80
70
360
ER
70
60 TACH
YME
T
10
0
120
15
0
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.
• 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.
• See “Stopwatch” for details about using the stopwatch.
• 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.
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