Casio 5117 Watch User Manual

MO0912-EA
Operation Guide 5117
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. Charging is reduced significantly if
the face is only partially covered.
• 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.
Battery charges in the light.
Solar cell
(Converts light to
electrical power.)
• The actual level at which some functions are disabled depends on the watch model.
• Frequent display illumination can run down the battery quickly and require charging.
The following guidelines give an idea of the charging time required to recover from a
single illumination operation.
Approximately 5 minutes exposure to bright sunlight coming in through a window
Approximately about 8 hours exposure to indoor fluorescent lighting
• Be sure to read “Power Supply” for important information you need to know
when exposing the watch to bright light.
If the display of the watch is blank...
If the display of the watch is blank, it means that the watch’s Power Saving function
has turned off the display to conserve power.
• See “Power Saving Function” for more information.
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
• 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.
• Button operations are indicated using the letters shown
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.
Battery discharges in the dark.
Bright Light
Electrical
energy
LEVEL 1
LEVEL 2
All
functions
enabled
LEVEL 1
LEVEL 2
Dis- LEVEL 3
charge
LEVEL 3
Charge LEVEL 4
LEVEL 4
Some or all
functions
disabled
Rechargeable battery
World Time Mode
General Guide
Stopwatch Mode
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▲
• Press C to change from mode to mode.
• In any mode (except when a setting screen is on the display), press B to illuminate
the display for about one second.
Timekeeping Mode
Countdown Timer Mode
▲
Alarm Mode
▲
▲
Press C.
Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping
This watch receives a time calibration signal and updates its time setting accordingly.
• This watch is designed to pick up the time calibration signals transmitted in Germany
(Mainflingen), England (Anthorn), the United States (Fort Collins), China (Shangqiu),
and Japan (Fukushima, Fukuoka/Saga).
• 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 City (the city where you normally will use the watch). For more
information, see “To specify your Home City”.
• When using the watch outside the areas covered by the time signal transmitters, you
will have to adjust the current time setting manually as required. See “To set the time
and date manually” for more information about manual time settings.
• The U.S. time calibration signal can be picked up by the watch while in North
America. The term “North America” in this manual refers to the area that consists of
Canada, the continental United States, and Mexico.
• As of January 2009, 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
may no longer operate correctly.
• Using this watch in a country covered by a time calibration that is different from the
countries it supports may result in incorrect time indication due to local application of
summer time, etc.
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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 six
times a day (five times for the China signal). 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.
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To specify your Home City
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A for about five
City code
seconds until the left dial hand points to T1 and the city
Left dial
code flashes on the upper display. This is the setting
hand
screen.
2. Press D (east) and B (west) to select the city code
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you want to use as your Home City.
LIS, LON : Lisbon, London
MAD, PAR, ROM, BER, STO : Madrid, Paris, Rome,
Berlin, Stockholm
ATH
: Athens
MOW
: Moscow
HKG, BJS, TPE : Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei
SEL, TYO : Seoul, Tokyo
PM indicator
Seconds
HNL
: Honolulu
ANC
: Anchorage
Hour : Minutes
YVR, LAX : Vancouver, Los Angeles
YEA, DEN : Edmonton, Denver
MEX, CHI : Mexico City, Chicago
MIA, YTO, NYC : Miami, Toronto, New York
YHZ : Halifax
YYT : St.Johns
3. Press A twice to exit the setting screen.
• Normally, your watch should show the correct time as soon as you select your Home
City code. 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.
• 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 city codes and transmitters, see
“Important!” under “Time Calibration Signal Reception” and “Transmitters”.
• See the maps under “Approximate Reception Ranges” for information about the
reception ranges of the watch.
12 o’clock
or
• Make sure the watch is facing the right way.
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Operation Guide 5117
• 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
Near highAmong or
construction
tension power behind
site, airport, or lines
mountains
other sources
of electrical
noise
• 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.
• The time calibration signal the watch will attempt to pick up depends on its current
Home City code setting as shown below.
Home City Code
LON, PAR, BER, ATH,
LIS, MAD, ROM, STO, MOW*
HKG, BJS
TPE, TYO, SEL
HNL*, ANC*, LAX, DEN,
CHI, NYC, YVR, YEA, MEX,
MIA, YTO, YHZ, YYT
Transmitter
Anthorn (England)
Mainflingen (Germany)
Shangqiu City (China)
Fukushima (Japan)
Fukuoka/Saga (Japan)
Frequency
60.0 kHz
77.5 kHz
68.5 kHz
40.0 kHz
60.0 kHz
Fort Collins, Colorado
(the United States)
60.0 kHz
* The areas covered by the HNL, ANC, and MOW city codes are quite far from the
time calibration signal transmitters, and so certain conditions may cause problems
with signal reception.
• Calibration signal reception is disabled while a countdown timer operation is in
progress.
Approximate Reception Ranges
U.K. and German Signals
1,500 kilometers
Mainflingen
Anthorn
U.S. Signal
500 kilometers
2,000 miles
(3,000 kilometers)
The Anthorn signal is
receivable within this
area.
600 miles
(1,000 kilometers)
Fort Collins
Japan Signals
500 kilometers
500 kilometers
Fukushima
Fukuoka/Saga
1,000 kilometers
1,000 kilometers
Signals are receivable in the Taiwan area when reception conditions are good.
China Signal
Changchun
Standard Time
Auto Receive Start Times
1
2
3
4
5
1:00 am 2:00 am 3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am
Standard Time
Midnight 1:00 am 2:00 am 3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am
Your Home City
HKG
BJS
TYO
TPE
SEL
HNL
ANC
LAX
DEN
CHI
NYC
YVR
YEA
MEX
MIA
YTO
YHZ
YYT
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Standard Time and Midnight 1:00 am 2:00 am 3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am
Daylight Saving Time
*Next day
Note
• When a calibration time is reached, the watch will receive the calibration signal only
if it is in either the Timekeeping Mode or World Time Mode. Reception is not
performed if a calibration time is reached 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 a calibration time. Do not perform any button
operation within 14 minutes before or after the calibration times. Doing so can
interfere with correct calibration.
• Remember that reception of the calibration signal depends on the current time in
your Home City, as kept in the Timekeeping Mode.
To perform manual receive
1. Place the watch on a stable surface so its 12 o’clock
Receiving
side is facing towards a window.
2. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A for about two
R (READY) W (WORK)
seconds until the watch beeps.
3. The digital display will go blank, and the left dial hand
will move to R (READY). This indicates that the watch is
getting ready for time calibration signal reception.
• See the information under “Signal Reception
Troubleshooting” if you experience problems.
• The left dial hand will move to W (WORK) and stay there
while actual reception is in progress.
• If signal reception is unstable during reception, the left
dial hand may move between W (WORK) and
R (READY).
Receive successful
• The hour and minute hands continue to keep time
normally.
• Time calibration signal reception takes from two to
7 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 signal receive operation is successful, GET
appears on the upper display and the lower display
shows the time and date of the successful operation.
The watch will adjust its time setting in accordance to
Receive failed
with the information provided by the signal.
• The watch will return to the Timekeeping Mode if you
press A or if you do not perform any operation for
about one or two minutes.
• ERR will appear on the upper display if the receive
operation is not successful. The watch will not adjust its
time setting in this case. Press A to return to the
Timekeeping Mode.
1,500 kilometers
Beijing
Shanghai
Chengdu
Hong Kong
Shangqiu
About Auto Receive
The watch receives the time calibration signal automatically up to six times a day (five
times for the China signal). 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 City, and whether standard time or Daylight
Saving Time is selected for your Home City.
Standard Time
Daylight Saving Time
Standard Time
Daylight Saving Time
1
1:00 am
2:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
Auto Receive Start Times
2
3
4
5
2:00 am 3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am
3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am Midnight*
3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am Midnight*
4:00 am 5:00 am Midnight* 1:00 am*
6
Midnight*
1:00 am*
1:00 am*
2:00 am*
Standard Time
Daylight Saving Time
MOW Standard Time
Daylight Saving Time
3:00 am
4:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
5:00 am
Midnight*
2:00 am*
3:00 am*
3:00 am*
4:00 am*
Your Home City
LON
LIS
PAR
BER
MAD
ROM
STO
ATH
5:00 am
Midnight*
Midnight*
1:00 am*
Midnight*
1:00 am*
1:00 am*
2:00 am*
1:00 am*
2:00 am*
2:00 am*
3:00 am*
To check the latest signal reception results
In the Timekeeping Mode, press A to view the last successful receive time and date.
Press A again to return to the previous screen.
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• Signal reception may not be possible at the distances that are futurer than those
noted below during certain times of the year or day. Radio interference may also
cause problems with reception.
Mainflingen (Germany) or Anthorn (England) transmitters: 500 kilometers
(310 miles)
Fort Collins (United States) transmitter: 600 miles (1,000 kilometers)
Fukushima or Fukuoka/Saga (Japan) transmitters: 500 kilometers (310 miles)
Shangqiu (China) transmitter: 1500 kilometers (910 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.
Note
• To interrupt a receive operation and return to the Timekeeping Mode, press any
button.
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500 kilometers
Date
Hour : Minutes
Signal Reception Troubleshooting
Check the following points whenever you experience problems with signal reception.
Problem
I can’t
receive a
time
calibration
signal.
Probable Cause
• You performed some button operation
during the auto receive operation.
• The watch is not in the Timekeeping
Mode or World Time Mode.
• The watch is in a location where the
signal cannot be received for some
reason.
• A countdown timer operation is in
progress.
• Radio interference is often present
during the day time, which can
interfere with calibration signal
reception.
Time setting • If the time is one hour off, the DST
is incorrect
setting may be incorrect.
following
• The Home City code setting is not
signal
correct for the area where you are
reception.
using the watch.
• The home position of the hands is off.
What you should do
• Perform manual signal
receive at night or wait until
the next auto signal receive
operation is performed.
• Enter the Timekeeping
Mode or World Time Mode
and try again.
• Enter the Countdown Timer
Mode and stop the
countdown.
• Check to make sure the
watch is in a location where
it can receive the signal.
• Change the DST setting to
Auto DST.
• Select the correct Home
City code.
• Enter the home position
adjustment mode and adjust
the home position.
• For further information, see “Important!” under “Time Calibration Signal Reception”
and “Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping Precautions”.
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Countdown Timer
City code
Current time in
selected city
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the World Time Mode, which
you enter by pressing C.
To view the current time in another time zone
In the World Time Mode, use D to scroll through available city codes (time zone).
Holding down the button scrolls at high speed.
• When the city code (time zone) you want is selected, you can press A to display
the date. After about one second, the watch will resume regular timekeeping.
Press A.
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One second
Hour : Minutes Seconds
Date
DST indicator
Swapping your Home City and World Time City
You can use the procedure below to swap your Home City and World Time city. This
changes your Home City to your World Time city, and your World Time city to your
Home City. This capability can come in handy when you frequently travel between two
cities in different time zones.
• If your current World Time city supports receipt of a time calibration signal, making it
your Home City enables calibration signal reception.
• For information about which cities support time calibration signal reception, see “To
specify your Home City.
To swap your Home City and World Time city
1. In the World Time Mode, use D to select the World Time city you want.
2. Hold down A and B until the watch beeps.
• This will make the World Time city (which you selected in step 1), your Home City. At
the same time, it changes the Home City you had selected prior to step 2 your World
Time city.
• After swapping the Home City and World Time city, the watch stays in the World
Time Mode with the city that was selected as the Home City prior to step 2 now
displayed as the World Time city.
Stopwatch
Seconds
• Exiting the Stopwatch Mode while a split time is frozen on the display clears the split
time and returns to elapsed time measurement.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the Stopwatch Mode, which you
enter by pressing C.
Start
Split Time
D
Start
➤ D
Stop
➤ D
Re-start
➤ D
Stop
➤ A
Clear
➤ A
Split
➤ A
Split release
➤ D
Stop
➤ A
Clear
➤ D
Stop
➤ A
Split release
➤ A
Clear
( SPL indicator
displayed)
Two Finishes
D
Start
Seconds
To use the countdown timer
Press D while in the Countdown Timer Mode to start the countdown timer.
• 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.
• When auto-repeat is turned on, the countdown will restart automatically without
pausing when it reaches zero. The alarm sounds to signal when the countdown
reaches zero. The countdown is repeated up to eight times, and then stop.
• The number of the current repeat (1 to 8) is shown in the lower display.
• The countdown timer measurement operation continues even if you exit the
Countdown Timer Mode.
• To stop a countdown timer operation completely, first pause it (by pressing D), and
then press A. This returns the countdown time to its starting value.
To configure countdown start time and auto-repeat settings
1. While the countdown start time is on the display in the
Countdown Timer Mode, hold down A for about three
seconds until the minute setting of the countdown start
time starts to flash, which indicates the setting screen.
• If the countdown start time is not displayed, use the
procedure under “To use the countdown timer” to
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display it.
2. Press C to move the flashing in the sequence shown
below, and select the setting you want to change.
Start time (minutes)
➤ A
Split
First runner
finishes.
Display time of
first runner.
Start Time
(Minutes)
C
Auto-Repeat
On/Off
3. Perform the following operations, depending on which setting is currently selected
on the display.
• While the start time setting is flashing, use D (+) and B (–) to change it.
• While the auto-repeat on/off setting (
or
) is flashing on the display, press
D to toggle auto-repeat on ( ) and off (
).
4. Press A to exit the setting screen.
) is displayed on the Countdown Timer Mode
• The auto-repeat on indicator (
screen while this function is turned on.
• Frequent use of auto-repeat and the alarm can run down battery power.
Alarms
Alarm number
To set an alarm time
When an alarm is turned on, the alarm tone sounds when
the alarm time is reached. One of the alarms is a snooze
alarm, while the other four are daily alarms.
You also can turn on an Hourly Time Signal that causes
the watch to beep twice every hour on the hour.
• There are five alarm screens numbered
,
,
and
for the daily alarm, a snooze alarm
screen indicated by
. The Hourly Time Signal
.
screen is indicated by
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the
Alarm Mode, which you enter by pressing C.
1. In the Alarm Mode, use D to scroll through the alarm
screens until the one whose time you want to set is
displayed.
• To set a daily alarm, display an alarm screen
,
,
and
. To set the snooze alarm,
screen.
display the
is the hourly time signal setting.
•
• The snooze alarm repeats every five minutes.
2. After you select an alarm, hold down A for about three seconds until the hour
setting of the alarm time starts to flash, which indicates the setting screen.
• This operation turns on the alarm automatically.
3. Press C to move the flashing between the hour and minute settings.
4. While a setting is flashing, use D (+) and B (–) to change it.
5. Press A to exit the setting screen.
Alarm Operation
To measure times with the stopwatch
Elapsed Time
D
Minutes
Alarm time
(Hour : Minutes)
The stopwatch lets you measure elapsed time, split times,
and two finishes.
• The digital display range of the stopwatch is 23 hours,
Hours
59 minutes, 59.99 seconds.
• The stopwatch continues to run, restarting from zero
after it reaches its limit, until you stop it.
• The stopwatch hand will perform one high-speed
rotation during the first second of an elapsed time
measurement operation. Then it will indicate the
seconds during the first minute of the operation. After
that, it will indicate minutes. Whenever an elapsed time
operation is stopped, the stopwatch hand will move to
SPL
the current seconds count.
indicator
1/100 second • The stopwatch measurement operation continues even
if you exit the Stopwatch Mode.
Minutes
Stopwatch hand
You can set the countdown timer within a range of one
minute to 60 minutes. An alarm sounds when the
countdown reaches zero.
• You also can select auto-repeat, which automatically
restarts the countdown from the original value you set
whenever zero is reached.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the
Countdown Timer Mode, which you enter by pressing
C.
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To toggle a city code time between Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time
1. In the World Time Mode, press D to display the city
code (time zone) whose Standard Time/Daylight Saving
Time setting you want to change.
2. Hold down A for about three seconds to toggle
between Daylight Saving Time ( DST indicator
displayed) and Standard Time ( DST indicator not
displayed).
• The DST indicator is shown on the World Time Mode
screen while Daylight Saving Time is turned on.
Start time (minutes)
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World Time shows the current time in 48 cities (29 time
zones) around the world. A simple operation swaps your
Home City with the currently selected World Time city.
• The times kept in the World Time Mode are
synchronized with the time being kept in the
Timekeeping Mode. If you feel that there is an error in
any World Time Mode time, check to make sure you
have the correct city selected as your Home City. Also
check to make sure that the current time as shown in
the Timekeeping Mode is correct.
• Select a city code in the World Time Mode to display the
current time in any particular time zone around the
globe. See the “City Code Table” for information about
the UTC offset settings that are supported.
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World Time
Second runner
finishes.
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.
• Alarm and Hourly Time Signal operations are performed in accordance with the
current time in your Home City, as kept in the Timekeeping Mode.
• To stop the alarm tone after it starts to sound, press any button.
• 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
Displaying the
setting screen
Display time of
second runner.
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To turn an alarm on and off
1. In the Alarm Mode, use D to select an alarm.
Snooze alarm indicator
2. Press A to toggle it on and off.
Alarm on
,
,
• The current on/off status of an alarm (
indicator
,
or
) is indicated by “ ” (ON) or “ ”
(OFF) on its Alarm Mode screen.
• In all modes, the alarm on indicator is shown for any
alarm that is currently turned on.
• The alarm on indicator flashes while the alarm is
sounding.
• The snooze alarm indicator flashes while the snooze
alarm is sounding and during the 5-minute intervals
between alarms.
ON
Battery Power Indicator and Power Recovery Mode indicator
The battery power indicator indicates you the current status of the rechargeable
battery’s power.
Illumination
Auto light switch
on indicator
An LED (light-emitting diode) illuminates the face of the
watch for easy reading in the dark. The watch’s auto light
switch turns on illumination automatically when you angle
the watch towards your face.
• The auto light switch must be turned on (indicated by
the auto light switch on indicator) for it to operate.
• See “Illumination Precautions” for other important
information about using illumination.
To illuminate the display manually
In any mode (except when a setting screen is on the
display), press B to turn on the illumination for about one
second.
• The above operation turns on illumination regardless of
the current auto light switch setting.
About the Auto Light Switch
Turning on the auto light switch causes illumination to turn on, whenever you position
your wrist as described below in any mode.
Note that this watch features a “Full Auto LED Light”, so the auto light switch operates
only when available light is below a certain level. It does not illuminate the display
under bright light.
• The auto light switch is always disabled, regardless of its on/off setting, when any
one of the following conditions exists.
-While an alarm is sounding
-While a signal receive operation is in progress
Moving the watch to a position that is parallel to the ground and then tilting it towards
you more than 40 degrees causes illumination to turn on.
• Wear the watch on the outside of your wrist.
Parallel to
ground
More than
40°
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Battery Power
indicator
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Level Battery Power Indicator
1
(H)
2
(M)
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3
(L)
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To turn the Hourly Time Signal on and off
Hourly time signal 1. In the Alarm Mode, use D to select the Hourly Time
).
Signal (
on indicator
2. Press A to toggle it on and off.
• The Hourly Time Signal on indicator is shown on the
display in all modes while this function is turned on.
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. Be 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.
• The current time and all other settings return to their initial factory defaults whenever
battery power drops to Level 5 (C) and when you have the battery replaced.
• Turn on the watch’s Power Saving function and keep it in an area normally exposed
to bright light when storing it for long periods. This helps to keep the rechargeable
battery from going dead.
(Charge Soon Aler t)
4
(C)
5
(C)
Function Status
All functions enabled.
All functions enabled.
Auto and manual receive,
illumination, and beeper
disabled.
Except for timekeeping, all
functions and display
indicators disabled.
All functions disabled.
• The flashing
indicator at Level 3 (L) tells you that battery power is very low,
and that exposure to bright light for charging is required as soon as possible.
• At Level 5 (C), all functions are disabled and settings return to their initial factory
defaults. Once the battery reaches Level 2 (M) after falling to Level 5 (C), reconfigure
the current time, date, and other settings.
• Display indicators reappear as soon as the battery is charged from Level 5 (C) to
Level 2 (M).
• The watch’s Home City code setting will change automatically to TYO (Tokyo)
whenever the battery drops to Level 5 (C). With this Home City code setting, the
watch is configured to receive the time calibration signals of Japan. If you are using
the watch in North America or Europe, or China you will need to change the Home
City code setting to match your location whenever the battery drops to Level 5 (C).
• Leaving the watch exposed to direct sunlight or some other very strong light source
can cause the battery power indicator to show a reading temporarily that is higher
than the actual battery level. The correct battery level should be indicated after a few
minutes.
• Overuse of display illumination or the beeper can cause
Power recovery
the R (Recover) indicator to appear in the upper display,
mode indicator
which indicates that the watch is in the battery power
recovery mode. Face illumination, the alarm, the
countdown timer alarm, time signals, and all hand
operations are disabled in the power recovery mode.
The watch continues to keep time internally, so normal
timekeeping and function will resume as soon as battery
power recovers to normal levels, which is indicated
when the R indicator disappears.
•If R (recover) appears frequently, it probably means that
remaining battery power is low. Leave the watch in bright
light for some time to allow it to charge.
Charging Precautions
Warning!
• Always make sure you are in a safe place whenever you are reading the
display of the 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, hold down B for about three seconds to toggle the auto
light switch on (auto light switch on indicator displayed) and off (auto light switch on
indicator not displayed).
• The auto light switch on indicator is on the display in all modes while the auto light
switch is turned 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.
Also note that allowing the watch to become very hot can cause its liquid crystal
display to black out. The appearance of the LCD should become normal again when
the watch returns to a lower temperature.
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
Charging Guide
After a full charge, timekeeping remains enabled for up to about six 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.
Exposure Level (Brightness)
Approximate
Exposure Time
Power Supply
Outdoor Sunlight (50,000 lux)
8 minutes
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.
Sunlight Through a Window (10,000 lux)
30 minutes
Daylight Through a Window on a Cloudy Day (5,000 lux)
48 minutes
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. Charging is reduced
significantly if the face is covered only
partially.
Indoor Fluorescent Lighting (500 lux)
8 hours
Solar cell
• For details about the battery operating time and daily operating conditions, see the
“Power Supply” section of the Specifications.
• Stable operation is promoted by frequent exposure to light.
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Recovery Times
The table below shows the amount exposure that is required to take the battery from
one level to the next.
Approximate Exposure Time
Exposure Level
(Brightness)
Level 3
Level 2
Level 1
▲
Level 4
▲
Outdoor Sunlight
(50,000 lux)
Sunlight Through a
Window (10,000 lux)
Daylight Through a
Window on a Cloudy
Day (5,000 lux)
Indoor Fluorescent
Lighting (500 lux)
▲
Level 5
2 hours
22 hours
6 hours
7 hours
82 hours
22 hours
10 hours
133 hours
36 hours
113 hours
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• The above exposure time values are all for reference only. Actual required exposure
times depend on lighting conditions.
Timekeeping
You can adjust the Home City time and date in the Timekeeping Mode manually. You
also can simultaneously display the current time in one other time zone, by specifying
a Dual Time City.
• For information about selecting a Dual Time City, see “To specify the Dual Time City”.
• Pressing D in the Timekeeping Mode will cycle the lower display between the
screens shown below.
Home City time
Dual Time
• With the 12-hour format, the 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.
• With the 24-hour format, times are displayed in the range of 0:00 to 23:59, without
any indicator.
• The 12-hour/24-hour timekeeping format you select in the Timekeeping Mode is
applied in all other modes.
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 transmitted from Mainflingen (Germany), Anthorn
(England), or Fort Collins (the United States) 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 signals.
• Though the time calibration signals transmitted by the Fukushima and Fukuoka/
Saga, Japan transmitters include summer time data, summer time currently is not
implemented in Japan (as of 2009).
• The default DST setting is Auto DST (
) whenever you select LIS, LON, MAD,
PAR, ROM, BER, STO, ATH, MOW, TYO, ANC, YVR, LAX, YEA, DEN, MEX, CHI,
MIA, YTO, NYC, YHZ, or YYT as your Home City code.
• 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.
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▲
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D
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Seconds
Year
Hour
Minutes
Screen:
To do this:
Change the city code
Press D.
Use D (+) and B (–).
Change the year, month, or day
Toggle between Power Saving on
(
) and off (
)
Press D.
5. Press A twice to exit the setting screen.
• For details about the Daylight Saving Time setting, see “To change the Daylight
Saving Time (summer time) setting”. For information about Power Saving, see “To
turn Power Saving on and off”.
• Auto DST (AvtA) can be selected only while LIS, LON, MAD, PAR, ROM, BER,
STO, ATH, MOW, TPE, SEL, TYO, HNL, ANC, YVR, LAX, YEA, DEN, MEX, CHI,
MIA, YTO, NYC, YHZ, or YYT is selected as the Home City code. For more
information, see “Daylight Saving Time (DST)” below.
• The day of the week is displayed automatically in accordance with the date (year,
month, and day) settings.
To adjust the home positions manually
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down D for about three
seconds, until H-SET appears on the upper display.
• The dial hands are in their correct home positions
when the left dial hand moves to C (CHG) and the
stopwatch hand moves to 60. If they don’t, use B to
adjust
the left dial hand position and D to adjust the
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stopwatch hand position.
2. After confirming that both dial hands are in their correct
home positions, press C.
• This will change to hour hand and minute hand home
Correct dial hand
position manual correction.
positions
• The hour and minute hands are in their correct home
positions if they are pointing to 12 o’clock. If they are
not, use D (+) and B (–) to adjust their positions as
required.
• Pressing C here will return to the setting at the
beginning of step 2.
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3. After everything is the way you want, press A to return
to the Timekeeping Mode.
• After you complete the home position adjustment
procedure, place the watch in a location that allows
good time calibration signal reception, and then a
Correct hour and
manual receive operation. See “To perform manual
minute hand
receive” for more information.
positions
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Change the hour and minutes
Press D.
The hour and minute hands of the watch can be thrown off by exposure to strong
magnetism or impact.
• You can perform correction of the hour and minute hand home positions manually.
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Cycle between Auto DST (
),
) and
Daylight Saving Time (
).
Standard Time (
Toggle between 12-hour (
) and
24-hour (
) timekeeping
Reset the seconds to
Do this:
Use D (east) and B
(west).
Press D.
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4. When the timekeeping setting you want to change is flashing, use D or B to
change it as described below.
Hand Home Position Correction
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Month
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To specify the Dual Time City
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A for about five
seconds until the left dial hand points to T1 and the city
code flashes on the upper display.
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2. Press A again. The left dial hand will move to T2 and
the current Dual Time City code will start to flash on the
upper display. This is the Dual Time City selection
screen.
3. Use D (eastward) and B (westward) to scroll through
the available city codes.
• See the “City Code Table” for information about city
Left dial hand
codes.
4. Press A to exit the setting screen.
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Day
DST on (
Dual Time lets you display the current time in another time zone called your “Dual
Time City”, in addition your Home City’s current time. This feature is very handy for
business professionals and others who need to keep track of the current time in two
different time zones.
• For information about how to display the current time in the Dual Time City in the
lower display, see “Timekeeping”.
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3. Press C to move the flashing in the sequence shown below to select the other
settings.
Power Saving
)
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To set the time and date manually
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A for about five
seconds until the left dial hand points to T1 and the city
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code flashes on the upper display. This is the setting
screen.
2. Use D and B to select the city code you want.
• Make sure you select your Home City code before
changing any other setting.
• For full information on city codes, see the “City Code
Table”.
12/24-Hour
Format
DST off (
Dual Time
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This watch is preset with a number of city codes, each of which represents the time
zone where that city is located. When setting the time, it is important that you first
select the correct city code for your Home City (the city where you normally use the
watch). If your location is not included in the preset city codes, select the preset city
code that is in the same time zone as your location.
• Note that all of the times for the World Time city codes and Dual Time City are
displayed in accordance with the time and date settings you configure for the
Timekeeping Mode.
DST
)
4. When the setting you want is selected, press A twice to exit the setting screen.
• The DST indicator appears to indicate that Daylight Saving Time is turned on.
Read This Before You Set the Time and Date!
City Code
Auto DST (
DST indicator
D
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D
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To change the Daylight Saving Time (summer time) setting
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A for about five
seconds until the left dial hand points to T1 and the city
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code flashes on the upper display. This is the setting
screen.
2. Press C and the DST setting screen appears.
3. Use D to cycle through the DST settings in the
sequence shown below.
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Home City date
12-hour and 24-hour timekeeping
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Reference
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.
Power Saving Function
When turned on, the Power Saving function enters a sleep
state automatically whenever the watch is left in an area
for a certain period where it is dark. The table below
shows how watch functions are affected by the Power
Saving function.
Timekeeping
• Resetting the seconds to 00 while the current count is in the range of 30 to 59
causes the minutes to be increased by 1. In the range of 00 to 29, the seconds are
reset to 00 without changing the minutes.
• 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 when battery power drops to Level 5 (C).
• The current time for all city codes in the Timekeeping Mode and World Time Mode is
calculated in accordance with the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) for each city,
based on your Home City time setting.
Illumination Precautions
Elapsed Time
in Dark
60 to 70 minutes
Hands and Display
Operation
Left dial hand: PS; Stopwatch
All functions enabled, except
hand: “60”; Other hands:
for displays
Normal; Display: Blank
Left dial hand: PS; Other hands: Auto receive, beeper tone,
6 or 7 days
Stopped at 12 o’clock;
illumination, and display
Display: Blank
disabled.
• 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.
• Angle the watch towards your face for reading.
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To turn Power Saving on and off
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A for about five
seconds until the left dial hand points to T1 and the city
code flashes on the upper display. This is the setting
screen.
2. Press C nine times until the Power Saving on/off
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screen appears.
3. Press D to toggle Power Saving on (
) and off
(
).
4. Press A twice to exit the setting screen.
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On/Off status
Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping Precautions
• Strong electrostatic charge can cause the time setting to be thrown off.
• 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, 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 the time with the precision noted in “Specifications”.
• If you have problems with proper time calibration signal reception or if the time
setting is wrong after signal reception, check your current city code and DST
(summer time) settings.
• The Home City setting reverts to the initial default of TYO (Tokyo) whenever the
battery power drops to Level 5 (C) or when you have the rechargeable battery
replaced. If this happens, change the Home City to the setting you want.
Transmitters
The time calibration signal received by this watch depends on the currently
selected Home City code.
• When a U.S. time zone is selected, the watch receives the time calibration signal
transmitted from the United States (Fort Collins).
• When a Japanese time zone is selected, the watch receives the time calibration
signal transmitted from Japan (Fukushima and Fukuoka/Saga).
• When a European time zone is selected, the watch receives the time calibration
signals transmitted from Germany (Mainflingen) and England (Anthorn).
• When a China time zone is selected, the watch receives the time calibration signals
transmitted from China (Shangqiu City).
• When your Home City is LIS, LON, MAD, PAR, ROM, BER, STO, ATH, MOW
(which can receive both the Anthorn and Mainflingen signals), the watch first tries to
pick up the signal it last successfully received. If that fails, it tries the other signal. For
the first receive after you select your Home City, the watch tries the nearest signal
first (Anthorn for LIS, LON, Mainflingen for MAD, PAR, ROM, BER, STO, ATH, and
MOW).
• Illumination may be hard to see when viewed under direct sunlight.
• Illumination turns off automatically whenever an alarm sounds.
• Frequent use of illumination runs down the battery.
Auto light switch precautions
• The auto light switch is turned off automatically whenever battery power is at Level 4
(C).
• Avoid wearing the watch on the inside of your wrist. Doing so causes the auto light
switch to operate when it is not needed, which shortens battery life. If you want to
wear the watch on the inside of your wrist, turn off the auto light switch feature.
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 toward you 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.
Specifications
Accuracy at normal temperature: ± 15 seconds a month (with no signal calibration)
Digital Timekeeping: Hour, minutes, seconds, p.m. (P), month, day, day of the week
Time format: 12-hour and 24-hour
Calendar system: Full Auto-calendar pre-programmed from the year 2000 to 2099
Other: Home City code (can be assigned one of 48 city codes); Standard Time /
Daylight Saving Time (summer time); Simultaneous Home Time/Dual Time
indication
Analog Timekeeping: Hour, minutes (hand moves every 10 seconds)
Time Calibration Signal Reception: Auto receive 6 times a day (Remaining auto
receives cancelled as soon as one is successful) (five times for the China
signal); Manual receive
Receivable Time Calibration Signals: Mainflingen, Germany (Call Sign: DCF77,
Frequency: 77.5 kHz); Anthorn, England (Call Sign: MSF, Frequency: 60.0 kHz);
Fort Collins, Colorado, the United States (Call Sign: WWVB, Frequency: 60.0
kHz); Fukushima, Japan (Call Sign: JJY, Frequency: 40.0 kHz); Fukuoka/Saga,
Japan (Call Sign: JJY, Frequency: 60.0 kHz); Shangqiu City, Henan Province,
China (Call Sign: BPC, Frequency: 68.5 kHz)
World Time: 48 cities (29 time zones)
Other: Daylight Saving Time/Standard Time; Home City/World Time City Swapping
Stopwatch:
Measuring unit: 1/100 second
Measuring capacity: 23:59' 59.99''
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, two finishes
Countdown Timer:
Measuring unit: 1 second
Input range: 1 minute to 60 minutes (1-minute increments)
Other: Auto-repeat timing
Alarms: Four daily alarms; one snooze alarm; Hourly Time Signal
Illumination: LED (light-emitting diode); Full Auto Light Switch
Other: Power Saving; Manual hour and minute hand home position correction
Power Supply: Solar cell and one rechargeable battery
Approximate battery operating time: 6 months (from full charge to Level 5 (C))
under the following conditions:
• 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
• 4 minutes of signal reception per day
Frequent use of illumination runs down the battery. Particular care is required
when using the auto light switch.
Auto Return Features
• If you leave the watch with a flashing setting on the display for two or three minutes
without performing any operation, the watch automatically exits the setting screen.
• The watch will return to the Timekeeping Mode automatically if you do not perform
any operation for two or three minutes in the Alarm Mode.
High-Speed Movement
• The D and B buttons are used to change the hand setting in various setting
modes. In most cases, holding down these buttons will start high-speed movement
of the applicable hand(s).
Initial Screens
When you enter the World Time Mode or Alarm Mode, the data you were viewing
when you last exited the mode appears first.
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City Code Table
City
UTC Offset/
City
UTC Offset/
City
City
Code
GMT Differential
Code
GMT Differential
PPG
Pago Pago
–11
ATH
Athens
HNL
Honolulu
–10
+2
CAI
Cairo
ANC
Anchorage
–9
JRS
Jerusalem
YVR
Vancouver
MOW
Moscow
–8
+3
LAX
Los Angeles
JED
Jeddah
YEA
Edmonton
THR
Tehran
+3.5
–7
DEN
Denver
DXB
Dubai
+4
MEX
Mexico City
KBL
Kabul
+4.5
–6
CHI
Chicago
KHI
Karachi
+5
MIA
Miami
DEL
Delhi
+5.5
YTO
Toronto
–5
DAC
Dhaka
+6
NYC
New York
RGN
Yangon
+6.5
SCL
Santiago
BKK
Bangkok
+7
–4
YHZ
Halifax
SIN
Singapore
YYT
St. Johns
–3.5
HKG
Hong Kong
+8
RIO Rio De Janeiro
–3
BJS
Beijing
RAI
Praia
–1
TPE
Taipei
UTC
SEL
Seoul
+9
0
LIS
Lisbon
TYO
Tokyo
LON
London
ADL
Adelaide
+9.5
MAD
Madrid
GUM
Guam
+10
PAR
Paris
SYD
Sydney
ROM
Rome
+1
NOU
Noumea
+11
BER
Berlin
WLG
Wellington
+12
STO
Stockholm
• Based on data as of June 2009.
• The rules governing global times (UTC offset and GMT differential) and summer
time are determined by each individual country.
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