Freestyle FS81246 Watch User Manual

GROMATIDE
Model FS81246
Model FS81247
Model FS81248
FEATURES
• Tide data for 75 beaches worldwide
• 180 minute offset
• Displays present and future tide
data
• 9 programmable favorite locations
• Optional big time with shark fin
animation
• 100 meters H20
CONTROL BUTTONS
S1: Start Button
S2: Stop/Reset Button
S3: Mode Button
S4: Set Button
S5: Light Button
S4
S5
S3
S2
S1
DISPLAY MODE
The watch has six display modes:
NORMAL TIME, TIDE, CHRONO,
TIMER, HEAT TIMER and ALARM.
To change from one display mode to
another, press S3 button once
NOTE: In any setting mode, if there is
no manipulation for about 120
seconds, the watch will automatically
exit the setting procedure.
TO SET THE TIME AND
CALENDAR
1. Press S3 button to select NORMAL
TIME mode.
2. Press and hold S4 button for two
seconds until the “SET” message
appears and the Time Zone blinks
on the display.
3. Press S1 button or S2 button to
toggle between Time Zone 1 and
Time Zone 2.
4. Press S3 button once, the Hour
digits (including AM/PM for 12-hour
format) will blink.
5. Press S1 button to increase the
digits by one unit, or press S2 button
to decrease the digits by one unit.
Holding down either button will
speed up the process.
6. Press S3 button once, the Minute
digits will blink.
7. Press S1 button or S2 button to set
the Minute digits.
8. Press S3 button once, the Second
digits will blink.9. Press either
S1 button or S2 button to set the
Second digits to zero.
10.Press S3 button once, the Month
digits will blink.
11.Press S1 button or S2 button to set
the Month digits.
12.Press S3 button once, the Date
digits will blink.
13.Press S1 button or S2 button to set
the Date digits.
14.Press S3 button once, the Year digits
will blink.
15.Press S1 button or S2 button to set
the Year digits.
16.Press S3 button once, the Time
Format will blink.
17.Press S1 button or S2 button to
toggle between 12-hour and 24hour Time Format.
18.Press S3 button once, the Date
Format will blink.
19.Press S1 button or S2 button to
cycle among MM-DD-YY (monthdate-year), DD-MM-YY (datemonth-year) and YY-MM-DD (yearmonth-date) to set the Date Format.
20.Press S3 button once, the Day (of
the week) Language will blink.
21.Press S1 button or S2 button to
cycle among English, French,
Portuguese and Spanish to set the
Day Language.
22.Press S3 button once, the Hourly
Chime status will blink.
23.Press S1 button or S2 button to
toggle between ON and OFF of
Hourly Chime.
24.Press S3 button once, the Button
Beep status will blink.
25.Press S1 button or S2 button to
toggle between ON and OFF of
Button Beep.
26.Press S3 button once, the Big Time
Option status will blink.
27.Press S1 button or S2 button to
toggle between ON and OFF of Big
Time Option.
28.Press S3 button once, the Tide
Height unit will blink.
29.Press S1 button or S2 button to
toggle between feet and meters for
Tide Height unit.
30.After finished making all the
settings, press S4 button to confirm
the settings.
NOTE: The date is displayed in the
current Date Format, but the setting
sequence shall always be month, date,
and then year, regardless of the Date
Format chosen.
NOTE: The available days of the month
shall be determined by the month
setting. If February is set, the available
days of the month shall be 1 to 29. If
February 29 is set for a year that is not
a leap year, the date shall be corrected
to February 28 upon exit from the
setting procedure.
NOTE: For Big Time Option, if OFF is
.
selected, only date/time and tide/time
formats will be available in NORMAL
TIME mode; if ON is selected, the Big
Time display format shall also be
available in NORMAL TIME mode
NOTE: If no previous or upcoming tide
data is available, the sentence “NO
TIDE DATA FOR DATE” will be
displayed.
NOTE: The date, time and tide height
unit will be displayed in the formats
of the primary time set in NORMAL
TIME mode.
NOTE: The Time Format and Date
Format settings apply only to the
selected Time Zone; while the settings
of Day Language, Hourly Chime,
Button Beep, Big Time Option and Tide
Height unit apply to both Time Zones.
NOTE: If the displayed time represents
DST (daylight savings time), which
means that the time was adjusted from
the stored tide data, the DST flag will
appear.
DIFFERENT DISPLAY FORMATS
IN NORMAL TIME MODE
NOTE: Scanning shall stop
automatically if the last date for which
there is tide data is reached.
There are three display formats in each
Time Zone in NORMAL TIME mode:
date/time, tide/time and big time.
To change from one Time Zone to
another, press S2 button once.
To change from one display format to
another, press S1 button once.
In date/time display format,
the primary time day and date are
shown in the top of the display; the
time in hours, minutes and seconds
is shown in the bottom of the display.
The data is shown in the Date and Time
Formats of the displayed Time Zone,
which are set in this mode along with
the date and time.
If there is previous and upcoming tide
data, the left-hand part of the display
shows the tide status for the currently
selected tide location. Otherwise, no
graphic is displayed.
In tide/time display format,
the display is identical to the date/time
format except that the next tide (high
or low) for the currently selected tide
location, the time of the next tide, and
its height are shown in place of the
day and the date. The tide time is
shown in the same format as the
primary time. The Tide Height is shown
in the current Tide Height unit
selected.
If no previous or upcoming tide data
is available, this format shall be
unavailable and the format shall revert
to date/time.
In big time display format,
only the hours and minutes of the
primary time are shown, no AM/PM
indication.
A shark fin animation shall occur once
per minutes. For even minutes, the fin
shall move from left to right one dot
column at a time, and for odd minutes,
the fin shall move from right to left.
The big time display format is included
only if the Big Time Option is on.
NOTE: The current tide level and
direction (rising or falling) shall be
presented by a tide status graphic,
which is represented by an arrow head
two dots high and three dots wide. The
steps shall appear as follows:
In displays 1 through 10, the tide is
rising; while in display s 11 through
20, the tide is falling. When the time
of day advances to the minute after
the time of high tide, display 11 is
shown; when the time of day advances
to the minute after the time of low tide,
the sequence repeats beginning with
display 1.
TO USE TIDE DATA
For displaying tide information of
current time and location,
1. Press S3 button to select TIDE
mode. The favorite number and the
name of current tide location will
appear.
2. After two seconds, the next
upcoming tide (high or low), base
on the primary time, for the current
tide location will be displayed. The
date will be displayed in the top line,
the next tide will be displayed in the
middle line followed by the time of
that tide (with a superscript A/P
representing AM/PM in 12-hour
format), and the height of the next
tide will be displayed in the bottom
line (including minus sign if
necessary).
3. Press S1 or S2 button to display the
previous and next tide respectively.
4. Press and hold S1 button or S2
button until the “SCAN” message
appears to initiate date scanning in
the forward or backward direction
respectively.
5. Release either button when the
desired date is displayed.
6. After abandoning the date scanning
procedure, while the “SCAN”
message is still displayed, press S1
button or S2 button to move forward
or backward respectively the
displayed date by one day. Press
and hold the corresponding buttons
to re-initiate date scanning.
For setting tide location,
1. Press S3 button to select TIDE
mode. The favorite number and the
name of current tide location will
appear.
2. Press S4 button, the “SET” message
appears and the FAV (favorite)
number blinks on the display. The
default favorite number is the one
for the current location.
3. Press S1 button or S2 button to
move forward or backward
respectively the favorite number
and therefore the corresponding
location name to be selected.
4. Press S3 button, the geographical
REGION will blink.
5. Press S1 button or S2 button to
move forward or backward
respectively the REGION to be
selected.
6. Press S3 button, the geographical
LOCATION will blink.
7. Press S1 button or S2 button to
move forward or backward
respectively the LOCATION to be
selected.
8. Press S3 button, the DST (daylight
savings time) status will blink.
9. Press S1 button or S2 button to
move forward or backward
respectively the DST status to be
selected. If AUTO is selected, the
watch shall determine when the
location is on DST; if OFF or ON is
selected, the DST status is forced
to the selected status all the time.
Please note that the current DST
status is shown with the DST flag.
10.Press S3 button, the custom
location selection will blink.
11.Press S1 or S2 button to toggle
between YES and NO. If NO is
selected, that step is the end of the
setting sequence. Otherwise, the
sequence continues to allow setting
the time offset to the tide data and
the 16 characters of the custom
location name.
12.Press S3 button, the time offset (in
the unit of minutes) to the tide data
for the custom location will blink.
13.Press S1 button or S2 button to
increase or decrease respectively
the time offset (the available offsets
are -180, -170, …, -10, 0, +10, …,
+170, +180 minutes). The offset has
no impact on the DST status.
14.Press S3 button, the first character
of the 16-character custom location
name will blink.
15. Press S1 button or S2 button to
cycle forward or backward
respectively the selected character.
Press S3 button to proceed to the
next character.
16.After finished making all the
settings, press S4 button to confirm
the settings.
TO USE THE CHRONOGRAPH
For the measurement of elapsed time,
1. Press S3 button to select
CHRONOGRAPH mode.
2. Press S1 button to start counting.
3. To stop counting, press S2 button.
Press S1 button to resume from
where it left off.
4. To reset to zero, press S2 button
once to stop counting and then
press S2 button again.
NOTE: For the first hour, the CHRONO
time is displayed in the MM.SS hh
(minutes.second hundredths) format.
After one hour, the CHRONO time is
displayed in HH:MM SS
(hours:minutes.seconds) format.
NOTE: The CHRONO can count up to
a maximum time of 99:59.59
(99hours:59minutes.59seconds).
TO SET THE TIMER
1. Press S3 button to select TIMER
mode.
2. Press S4 button, the “SET” message
appears and the Hour digits blink
on the display.
3. Press S1 button to increase the
digits by one unit, or press S2 button
to decrease the digits by one unit.
Holding down either button will
speed up the process.
4. Press S3 button once, the Minute
digits will blink on the display.
5. Press S1 button or S2 button to set
the Minute digits.
6. Press S3 button once, the Second
digits will blink on the display.
7. Press S1 button or S2 button to set
the Second digits.
8. Press S3 button once, the action to
be taken at the end of a countdown
will blink.
9. Press S1 button or S2 button to
toggle between STOP and REPEAT.
If STOP is selected, the TIMER
stops; if REPEAT is selected, the
TIMER repasts its countdown for 99
times.
10.After finished making all the
settings, press S4 button to confirm
the settings.
NOTE: The TIMER can count up to a
maximum time of 23:59.99
(23hours:59minutes.59seconds).
TO USE THE TIMER
1. Press S3 button to select TIMER
mode.
2. Press S1 button to start a
countdown.
3. To stop counting, press S2 button
once. Press S1 button to resume
from where it left off.
4. To reset the TIMER, press S2 button
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once to stop counting and then
press S2 button again.
5. Upon completion of a countdown,
if STOP is selected as the action to
be taken, the TIMER stops at zero
,a tune will be emitted and the
backlight will flash; if REPEAT is
selected, the TIMER repeats its
countdown with the rep number
updated. If the TIMER reset time is
less than 30 seconds, a beep will
be emitted. Otherwise, a tune will
be emitted and the backlight will
flash.
to be selected (DAILY, WEKDAYS,
WEEKENDS, day of the week and
WKLY).
10.After finished making all the
settings, press S4 button to confirm
the settings.
TO SET THE HEAT TIMER
NOTE:The alarm will automatically be
activated after being set.
1. Press S3 button to select HEAT
TIMER mode.
2. Press S4 button, the “SET”
message appears and the Minute
digits blink on the display.
3. Press S1 button to increase the
digits by five units, or press S2
button to decrease the digits by five
units. Holding down either button
will speed up the process.
4. After finished making all the
settings, press S4 button to confirm
the settings.
NOTE: The HEAT TIMER can count up
to a maximum time of 35.00
(35minutes).
NOTE: The ALARM TIME displayed is
in the same Time Format as the
primary time.
NOTE: A tune will go off and the
backlight will flash for 20 seconds at
the designated time when the ALARM
is activated.
WHEN AN ALARM OR HOURLY
CHIME GOES OFF
A tune will go off by the hour if the
Hourly Chime function is activated and
the same will happen at the designated
time when the ALARM is activated. To
stop the tune, press any button.
If the alarm tune is done without any
user interruption, the watch will
automatically enter a snooze mode.
The ALARM will go off again after 5
minutes but for only once.
TO USE THE BACKLIGHT
TO USE THE HEAT TIMER
1. Press S3 button to select HEAT
TIMER mode.
2. Press S1 button to start a
countdown.
3. To stop counting, press S2 button
once. Press S1 button to resume
from where it left off.
4. To reset the HEAT TIMER, press S2
button once to stop counting and
then press S2 button again.
5. Upon completion of a countdown,
a tune will be emitted and the
backlight will flash.
Press S5 button to turn on the
backlight for three seconds.
NOTE: The HEAT TIMER is
independent of the TIMER. Both may
be running at the same time.
TO SET THE ALARM TIME
1. Press S3 button to select ALARM
mode.
2. Press S4 button, the “SET”
message appears and the alarm
entry to set blinks on the display.
3. Press S1 button or S2 button to
toggle between ALARM 1 and
ALARM 2.
4. Press S3 button, the Hour digits
(including AM/PM for 12-hour
format) will blink.
5. Press S1 button to increase the
digits by one unit, or press S2
button to decrease the digits by one
unit. Holding down either button
will speed up the process.
6. Press S3 button, the Minute digits
will blink.
7. Press S1 button or S2 button to set
the Minute digits.
8. Press S3 button, the alarm
frequency will blink.
9. Press S1 button or S2 button to
cycle forward or backward
respectively the alarm frequency
To reduce carbon foot print, these
Freestyle instructions are printed with
soy inks on recycled paper.
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WATCH DISPLAY
LOCATION
WEST CST USA
Huntingt
Trestles
Oceansd
La Jolla
Humboldt
Ocean B.
Mvricks
St. Cruz
Morro B.
Pismo B.
Gaviota
Rincon
Ventura
Malibu
Redondo
Anchorag
Elliot B
Seaside
Newport
AUSTRLIA
Huntington Beach, CA
Trestles, San Clemente, California
Oceanside, California
La Jolla, California
Humboldt Bay, California
Ocean Beach, outer coast
Mavericks, California
Santa Cruz, California
Morro Bay, California
Pismo Beach, California
Gaviota, California
Rincon, California
Ventura, California
Malibu, California
Redondo Beach, California
Anchorage, Alaska
Seattle, Washington
Seaside, Oregon
Newport, Oregon
EAST CST USA
Sebastn
N. Miami
St. Aug
Hamptn H
Nauset H
Montauk
Manasqn
Atlantic
Ocean Ct
Rehoboth
Virginia
C. Hattrs
Wrightsv
Myrtle
Sebastian Inlet, Florida
North Miami Beach, Florida
St. Augustine Beach, Florida
Hampton Harbor, New Hampshire
Nauset Harbor, Cape Cod,
Massachusetts
Montauk Point, Long Island Sound,
New York
Manasquan Inlet, USCG Station,
New Jersey
Atlantic City (Steel Pier), New Jersey
Ocean City (fishing pier), Maryland
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Cape Hatteras, North Carolina
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Sydney
Bells B.
Marg Rvr
Phlp Isl
Newcastle
Sydney Beaches, Australia
Bells Beach, Australia
Margaret River, Australia
Phillip Island, Australia
Newcastle, Australia
NEW ZEALAND
Raglan
Hobart
Raglan, New Zealand
Hobart, Tasmania
SOUTH AMERICA
Rio de J
Floriano
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Florianópolis, Brazil
EUROPEAN
Bordeaux
Ferrol
Newquay
Portrush
Canary
Anglet
El Ferrol Del Caudillo, Spain
Imham, UK
Portrush, Northern Ireland
Canary Island
ASIA
Bali
Le Port
Muroto
Irago
Maizuru
Bali, Indonesia
Le Port, Reunion Island
Muroto
Irago
Maizuru
SOUTH AFRICA
Durban
Durban, South Africa
HAWAII USA
Haleiwa
Hanalei
Banyans
Ma'alaea
Lahaina
Sandy B
Haleiwa, Oahu Island, Hawaii
Hanalei Bay, Kauai Island, Hawaii
Banyans, Big Island, Hawaii
Ma'alaea, Maui Island, Hawaii
Lahaina, Maui Island, Hawaii
Sandy Beach, Oahu Island, Hawaii
GULF CST USA
Pnma Cty
Naples
Galvestn
Corp Chr
Panama City Beach, Florida
Naples Pier, Florida
Galveston (Pleasure Pier), Texas
Corpus Christi, Texas
ISLANDS CARIBB
San Juan
Bdgetown
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Bridgetown, Barbados
CANADA
Tofino
Tofino, British Columbia
MEXICO
Prt Escn
Mazatlan
Ensenada
Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico
Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Ensenada, Baja California Norte, Mexico
CENTRAL AMERICA
Pta Arns
Cristobl
Libertad
Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
Cristóbal, Panama
La Libertad, El Salvador
PACIFIC ISLANDS
Teahup.
Tavarua
Teahupoo, Tahiti
Tavarua, Fiji
GUAM
Agana
Agana, Guam
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