Casio casio 3353 User's Manual

Casio casio 3353 User's Manual
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Operation Guide 3353 3354 5053
Getting Acquainted
Congratulations upon your selection of this CASIO watch. To get the most out of your
purchase, be sure to carefully read this manual and keep it on hand for later reference
when necessary.
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 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 50 minutes 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.
About This Manual
• 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.
• 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.)
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 4
LEVEL 3
Charge LEVEL 4
Some or all
functions
disabled
Rechargeable battery
General Guide
Battery Level Indicator
World Time Mode
• Press C to change from mode to mode.
• In any mode, press B to illuminate the display.
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or
Timekeeping Mode
Press C.
Alarm Mode
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Stopwatch Mode
Hand Setting Mode
Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping
Second hand
Current Time Setting
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Transmitter indicator
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City code
Day
Press A.
Day of week
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Receiving
indicator
Receiving
Indicator and
Seconds Count
A
Current Time
Screen
A
Seconds
Hour :
Minutes
PM indicator
Press D.
Reception date
To set your Home City
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Date Screen
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This watch automatically adjusts its time setting in accordance with a time calibration
signal. You can also perform a manual procedure to set the time and date, when
necessary.
• The first thing you should do after purchasing this watch is to set your Home City,
which is the city where you will normally use the watch. For more information, see
“To set your Home City” below.
• When using the watch in an area that is outside of the range of the transmitters in
Anthorn and Mainflingen, you need to manually adjust the time as required. See
“Timekeeping” for information about manual settings.
• The analog time of this watch is synchronized with the digital time. Because of this,
the analog time setting is automatically adjusted whenever you change the digital
setting. See “Analog Timekeeping” for more information.
To display the digital time and last signal screen
• In the Timekeeping Mode, press A to cycle through the digital time screens as
shown below.
• In the Timekeeping Mode, press D to display the last signal screen. The last signal
screen shows the date and time of the last successful time calibration signal
reception.
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Day
Day of week
4. Press A twice to exit the setting screen.
• The first press of A displays the 12/24-hour setting screen. Pressing A again exits
the setting screen.
• The second hand will advance at high speed to the correct position in accordance
with seconds count of the digital time, and resume normal movement from there.
• 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 (in
the middle of the night). You can also perform manual receive or you can set the time
manually.
• If you are in an area that does not use Daylight Saving Time (summer time), turn off
the DST setting.
• See “Transmitters” for details about the transmitter indicator.
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This watch receives a time calibration signal and updates
its time setting accordingly. The time calibration signal
includes both Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time
(summer time) data.
• This watch is designed to pick up the time calibration
signal transmitted from Anthorn, England and the signal
from Mainflingen, Germany.
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Hour hand
Minute hand
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the
transmitter indicator (AT, DCF, MSF) starts to flash,
which indicates the setting screen.
• If the displayed transmitter indicator shows something
other than AT, use D to display AT before
advancing to the next step.
• The second hand will move at high speed to the 12
o’clock position, where it will stop.
2. Press C to display the city code setting screen.
3. Use D (east) and B (west) to select the city code you
want to use as your Home City.
• The following are the city codes for major cities in the
Western Europe time zones.
LON: London
PAR and BER: Paris, Berlin, Milan, Rome,
Amsterdam, Hamburg, Frankfurt,
Vienna, Barcelona, Madrid
ATH: Athens
2 seconds
Reception Time
2 seconds
Last Signal Screen
2 seconds
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 automatically picks up the time calibration signal five
times a day at 0:00 a.m., 1:00 a.m., 2:00 a.m., 3:00 a.m., and 4:00 a.m. For more
information, see “About Auto Receive”.
• Manual Receive
Manual receive lets you start time calibration signal reception with the press of a
button. For more information, see “To perform manual receive”.
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or
Inside a
vehicle
Inside or
among
buildings
Near
household
appliances,
office
equipment,
or a mobile
phone
Near a
Near highconstruction
tension
site, airport, or power lines
other sources
of electrical
noise
Among or
behind
mountains
• Signal reception is normally 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.
Approximate Reception Ranges
1,500 kilometers
• Time calibration signal reception normally 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.
• After signal reception is complete, the display of the watch changes to the last signal
screen.
Note
• To interrupt a reception and return to the Timekeeping Mode, press D.
• If the reception is unsuccessful, the message ERR appears on the display for about
one or two minutes. After that, the watch returns to the Timekeeping Mode.
• You can also change from the last signal or ERR screen to the normal timekeeping
screen by pressing D.
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Anthorn
500 kilometers
U.K. signal transmitter
approximate reception
range as of April 2007
• In April 2007, the U.K. signal transmitter was moved from Rugby to Anthorn, which
resulted in a slight shift in the approximate reception range of the signal. The shift is
so slight that there is virtually no change in the ability to receive the signal.
• Even when the watch is within the reception range of a transmitter, signal reception
may be impossible at times due to the effects of geographic contours, structures,
weather, the season of the year, the time of day, radio interference, etc. Note that the
signal becomes weaker at distances of approximately 500 kilometers from the
transmitter, which means that the influence of the conditions listed above becomes
even greater.
• See the information under “Signal Reception Troubleshooting” if you experience
problems with time calibration signal reception.
About Auto Receive
When auto receive is turned on, the watch automatically starts to receive the time
calibration signal when the time in the Timekeeping Mode reaches 0:00 a.m., 1:00
a.m., 2:00 a.m., 3:00 a.m., and 4:00 a.m. each day (calibration times). The watch will
also perform an additional auto receive at 5:00 a.m. if none of the regularly scheduled
auto receive are successful.
Note
• Auto receive is performed only if the watch is in the Timekeeping Mode or World
Time Mode when one of the calibration times is reached. It is not performed if a
calibration time is reached while an alarm is sounding, or while you are configuring
settings (while settings are flashing on the display).
• When a reception starts, the second hand will move at high speed to the 12 o’clock
position where it will stop until the reception is complete.
• 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 easily receive the signal.
• When auto receive is turned on, the watch receives the calibration signal for two to
seven minutes everyday when the time in the Timekeeping Mode reaches each of
the five calibration times. Do not perform any button operation within seven minutes
before or after any of the five calibration times. Doing so can interfere with correct
calibration.
• Remember that reception of the calibration signal depends on the time kept in the
digital display. The reception will be performed whenever the display shows one of
the five calibration times, regardless of whether or not the displayed time is actually
the correct time.
• When two, three, four, or five receptions are successful, the watch uses the data of
the last reception for calibration. When only one reception is successful, the watch
uses the data of the successful reception.
• The second hand will advance at high speed to the correct position in accordance
with the digital time seconds count, and resume normal movement from there.
• For information about city codes that support signal reception, see “To set your
Home City”.
Signal Reception Troubleshooting
Check the following points whenever you experience problems with signal reception.
Problem
Probable Cause
What you should do
Cannot perform • The watch is not in the Timekeeping Mode. • Enter the Timekeeping Mode
manual receive. • Your current Home City is not one of
and try again.
the following city codes: BER, PAR,
• Select BER, PAR, ATH, or
LON as your Home City.
ATH, or LON.
• Select the appropriate
transmitter setting for your
current location.
Auto receive is • You changed the time setting manually. • Select the appropriate
turned on, but
• The watch was not in the Timekeeping
transmitter setting for your
the Level 4
or World Time Mode, or you were
current location.
receiving
performing some button operation
• Perform manual receive or
indicator does
during auto receive.
wait until the next auto
not appear on
• Even if reception is successful, the
receive is performed.
the Timekeeping Level 4 receiving indicator disappears • Check to make sure the
Mode display.
every day at 3 a.m.
watch is in a location where it
• Time data (hour, minutes, seconds)
can receive the signal.
only was received during the last
reception. The Level 4 receiving
indicator appears only when time data
and date data (year, month, day) are
both received.
Time setting is • If the time is one hour off, the DST
• Change the DST setting to
incorrect
Auto DST.
setting may be incorrect.
following signal • The Home City code setting is not
• Select the correct Home City
reception.
correct for the area where you are
code.
using the watch.
• For further information, see “Important!” under “Time Calibration Signal Reception”
and “Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping Precautions”.
World Time
City Code
About the Receiving Indicator
The receiving indicator shows the strength of the calibration signal being received. For
best reception, be sure to keep the watch in a location where signal strength is
strongest.
Current time in the
selected city code
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Receiving indicator
Weak
(Level 1)
Strong
(Level 4)
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To turn auto receive on and off
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the
transmitter indicator starts to flash, which indicates the
setting screen.
On/off status
• The second hand will move at high speed to the 12
o’clock position, where it will stop.
2. Press C three times to move the flashing to the auto
receive on/off setting.
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3. Press D to toggle auto receive on (ON) and off (OF).
• If the current Home City setting is a city code that
does not support auto receive, “--” appears in place
of the on/off indicator. This means you cannot turn
auto receive on or off.
4. Press A twice to exit the setting screen.
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Mainflingen
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• Make sure the watch is facing the right way.
• Proper signal reception can be difficult or even impossible under the conditions listed
below.
To perform manual receive
1. Place the watch on a stable surface so its top (12
Receiving indicator
o’clock side) is facing towards a window.
2. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down D for about two
seconds until the watch beeps.
3. Release D and RC flashes to indicate that signal
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reception has started.
• When a reception starts, the second hand will move at
high speed to the 12 o’clock position where it will stop
until the reception is complete.
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12 o’clock
• Even in an area where signal strength is strong, it takes about 10 seconds for signal
reception to stabilize enough for the receiving indicator to indicate signal strength.
• Use the receiving indicator as a guide for checking signal strength and for finding the
best location for the watch during signal reception.
• The Level 4 receiving indicator appears on the Timekeeping Mode’s Receiving
Indicator and Seconds Count screen only. The Level 4 receiving indicator is not
displayed if signal reception was unsuccessful or after manual adjustment of the
current time setting.
• The Level 4 receiving indicator indicates that at least one of the five calibration
signal reception was successful. Note, however, that the Level 4 receiving indicator
is cleared from the display at 3:00 a.m. each day.
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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.
The World Time Mode digitally displays the current time in
30 cities (29 time zones) around the world.
• Pressing A in the World Time Mode causes the
applicable city code to appear on the digital display for
about two seconds.
• If the current time shown for a city is wrong, check your
Home City time settings and make the necessary
changes.
• The watch will perform a signal reception even if it is in
the World Time Mode when a calibration time is
reached. If this happens, the World Time Mode time
settings will be adjusted in accordance with the
Timekeeping Mode’s Home City time.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the
World Time Mode, which you enter by pressing C.
To view the time in another city
While in the World Time Mode, press D to scroll through the city codes (time zones).
• For full information on city codes, see the “City Code Table”.
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To toggle a city code time between Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time
1. In the World Time Mode, use D to display the city code
(time zone) whose Standard Time/Daylight Saving Time
setting you want to change.
• Pressing A in the World Time Mode causes the
applicable city code to appear on the digital display for
about two seconds.
2. Hold down A to toggle Daylight Saving Time (DST
indicator displayed) and Standard Time (DST indicator
DST indicator
not displayed).
• Note that you cannot use the World Time Mode to
change the DST setting of the Home City code you
currently have selected in the Timekeeping Mode. See
“To change the Daylight Saving Time (summer time)
setting” for information about turning the Home City
code DST setting on and off.
• The DST indicator will appear on the display whenever you display a city code for
which Daylight Saving Time is turned on.
• Note that you cannot switch between Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time while
GMT is selected as the city code.
• Note that the DST/Standard Time setting affects only the currently displayed city
code. Other city codes are not affected.
To measure times with the stopwatch
Elapsed Time
D
Start
➤D
Stop
➤D
Re-start
➤D
Stop
➤A
Clear
➤A
Split
➤A
Split release
➤D
Stop
➤A
Clear
➤A
Split
➤D
Stop
➤A
Split release
➤A
Clear
Split Time
D
Start
Two Finishes
D
Start
First runner
finishes.
Display time of
first runner.
An LED (light-emitting diode) and a light guide panel
illuminate the digital display for easy reading in the dark.
• See “Illumination Precautions” for other important
information.
To set an alarm time
1. In the Alarm Mode, press D to select the alarm whose
time you want to set.
AL1
AL2
AL3
SIG
2. Hold down A until the hour setting of the alarm time
starts to flash, which indicates the setting screen.
• This automatically turns on the alarm.
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.
• When setting the alarm time using the 12-hour format, take care to set the time
correctly as a.m. (no indicator) or p.m. (P indicator).
• If you have 24-hour timekeeping selected in the Timekeeping Mode, the alarm
time is also displayed in 24-hour format.
5. Press A to exit the setting screen.
Alarm Operation
The alarm sounds in all modes at the preset time for about 10 seconds, or until you
stop it by pressing any button.
To test the alarm
In the Alarm Mode, hold down D to sound the alarm.
To turn an alarm and the Hourly Time Signal on and off
1. In the Alarm Mode, press D to select an alarm or the Hourly Time Signal.
2. When the alarm or the Hourly Time Signal you want to set is selected, press A to
turn it on and off.
Stopwatch
1/100
Seconds second
More than
one minute
The stopwatch lets you measure elapsed time, split times,
and two finishes.
• The display range of the stopwatch is 99 minutes, 59.99
seconds.
• The 1/100-second value appears while the elapsed time
operation is stopped or while a split time is frozen on the
display.
Power Supply
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.
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 only partially
covered.
Solar cell
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.
• The current time and all other settings return to their initial factory defaults whenever
battery power drops to Level 4 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.
To check the current battery level
In the Timekeeping Mode, press C once to display the battery level indicator.
• The battery level indicator shows the battery level either as HI (Level 1) or MID
(Level 2).
• If the battery level drops below Level 2 (MID), a charge soon alert (Level 3) is
displayed in all modes.
Battery level indicator
or
Elapsed Time Screen
1/100 second
Elapsed time
(Minutes : Seconds)
Level
(Minutes : Seconds)
1/100 second
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Split indicator
Battery Level Indicator and Charge Indicator
The battery level indicator shows you the current power level of the rechargeable
battery.
Split Time Screen Split time
Minutes Seconds
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Alarm time
(Hour : Minutes)
To illuminate the display
In any mode, press B to illuminate the display.
• You can specify 1.5 seconds or 2.5 seconds as the
illumination duration. See “To set the current digital time
and date manually” for more information.
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interval
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On/Off status You can set three independent Daily Alarms. When an
alarm is turned on, the alarm tone sounds when the alarm
time is reached. You can also turn on an Hourly Time
Signal that causes the watch to beep twice every hour on
the hour.
• The alarm and Hourly Time Signal operate in
accordance with the current digital time.
• The alarm number (AL1 though AL3) indicates an alarm
screen. SIG appears in place of the alarm number when
the Hourly Time Signal screen is shown.
Alternate at • All of the operations in this section are performed in the
two-second
Alarm Mode, which you enter by pressing C.
Display time of
second runner.
Illumination
Alarms
Alarm Mode
number indicator
Second runner
finishes.
Battery Level
Indicator
1
All functions enabled.
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2
All functions enabled.
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3
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• The stopwatch continues to run, restarting from zero after it reaches its limit, until
you stop it.
• Exiting the Stopwatch Mode while a split time is frozen on the display clears the split
time and returns to elapsed time measurement.
• 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.
(Charge Soon Alert)
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Function Status
Auto and manual receive,
alarm, hourly time signal,
illumination, and display are
disabled. Though the hands of
the watch do not move, time
continues to be kept internally.
All functions, including
timekeeping, disabled.
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Recover indicator
After some time, battery power will recover and the recover indicator will disappear,
indicating that the above functions are enabled again.
Make sure you select your Home City code before you change the current time and
date settings. World Time Mode times are all displayed in accordance with the
Timekeeping Mode settings. Because of this, World Time Mode times will not be
correct if you do not select the proper Home City code before setting the time and
date in the Timekeeping Mode.
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To set the current digital time and date manually
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the
transmitter indicator starts to flash, which indicates the
setting screen.
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• The second hand will move at high speed to the 12
o’clock position, where it will stop.
2. Use A or C to move the flashing in the sequence
shown below to select other settings.
Transmitter indicator
Press C.
Transmitter/
City Settings
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
Time/Date
Settings
City Code
DST
Auto
Receive
Seconds
Hour
Minutes
Day
Month
Year
Approximate Exposure Time
Outdoor Sunlight (50,000 lux)
5 minutes
Sunlight Through a Window (10,000 lux)
24 minutes
Daylight Through a Window on a Cloudy Day
(5,000 lux)
48 minutes
Indoor Fluorescent Lighting (500 lux)
8 hours
Transmitter/City Settings
Screen:
Screen:
Approximate Exposure Time
Level 3
Level 2
Level 1
10 hours
1 hour
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▲
▲
▲
Outdoor Sunlight (50,000 lux)
5 hours
Sunlight Through a Window
4 hours
48 hours
22 hours
(10,000 lux)
Daylight Through a Window
8 hours
99 hours
46 hours
on a Cloudy Day (5,000 lux)
Indoor Fluorescent Lighting
76 hours
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(500 lux)
• The above exposure time values are all for reference only. Actual required exposure
times depend on lighting conditions.
Timekeeping
Use the Timekeeping Mode to set and view the current time and date. This section
also explains how to manually set the current date and time.
• When setting the time, you can also configure settings for the illumination duration,
the 12/24-hour format, and power saving on/off.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the Timekeeping Mode, which
you can enter by pressing C.
Date Screen
▲
Day
Press A.
Receiving
indicator
Receiving
Indicator and
Seconds Count
▲
▲
A
Current Time
Screen
A
Seconds
Hour :
Minutes
PM indicator
Press D.
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Reception date
2 seconds
Reception Time
2 seconds
Last Signal Screen
Do this:
Use D.
Toggle between Daylight Saving
Time (ON) , Standard Time (OF),
or Auto DST (A)
Toggle between auto receive on
(ON) and off (OF)
Press D.
Use D (east) and B (west).
Press D.
Time/Date Settings
Recovery Times
The table below shows the amount exposure that is required to take the battery from
one level to the next.
Level 4
To do this:
Change the transmitter setting (AT,
MSF, or DCF)
Change the city code
• See “City Code Table” for a complete list of available city codes.
• Since these are the specs, we can include all the technical details.
• 1 illumination operation (1.5 seconds) per day
• 10 seconds of alarm operation per day
• 5 times calibration reception per day
• Stable operation is promoted by frequent charging.
Exposure Level
(Brightness)
C
3. When the setting you want to change is flashing, use B and/or D to change it as
described below.
After a full charge, timekeeping remains enabled for up to about 5 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)
12/24-Hour
Format
Power
Saving
Charging Guide
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/ Press A.
C
Transmitter
A
Charging Precautions
Day of week
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• If you use the light or alarms a number of times during a
short period, the recover indicator ( R ) appears on the
display and the following operations become disabled
until battery power recovers.
Illumination
Beeper tone
Coordination between digital and analog timekeeping
Time calibration signal reception
Setting the Digital Time and Date Manually
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• The flashing charge indicator ( C ) at Level 3 tells you that battery power is very low,
and that exposure to bright light for charging is required as soon as possible.
• At Level 4, all functions are disabled and settings return to their initial factory
defaults. Functions are enabled once again after the rechargeable battery is
charged, but you need to set the time and date, after the battery reaches Level 2
after dropping to Level 4.
• Leaving the watch in direct sunlight or some other very strong light source can cause
the battery level indicator to temporarily show a reading that is higher than the actual
battery level. The correct battery level indicator should appear after a few minutes.
To do this:
Do this:
Toggle between 12-hour (
)
and 24-hour (
) timekeeping
Reset the seconds to
Toggle the illumination duration
setting between 1.5 second ( ) and
2.5 seconds ( )
Change the hour or minutes
Press D.
Change the year
Use D (+) and B (–).
Change the month or day
Use D (+) and B (–).
Toggle Power Saving on (ON) and
off (OF)
Press D.
Press D.
Press B.
Use D (+) and B (–).
• For information about settings other than the time and date, see the following.
Illumination duration: Illumination
Power Saving: Power Saving Function
4. Use A to exit the setting screen.
• If a Transmitter/City Setting screen is displayed, press A twice.
• If a Time/Date Setting screen is displayed, press A once.
• The second hand will advance at high speed to the correct position in accordance
with the digital time seconds count, and resume normal movement from there.
• When you exit the setting screen, the analog hands are adjusted automatically to
match the digital time. See “Analog Timekeeping” for more information.
Note
• See “Transmitters” for more information.
• Auto DST (A) can be selected only while BER, PAR, LON, or ATH is selected as the
Home City code. For more information, see “Daylight Saving Time (DST)” below.
• The auto receive setting is used for time calibration signal reception only. See
“About Auto Receive” for details.
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 Anthorn and Mainflingen includes 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 received time signal.
• The default DST setting is Auto DST (A) whenever you select BER, PAR, LON,
or ATH as your Home City code.
• If you experience problems receiving the time calibration signal in your area, it is
probably best to switch between Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (summer
time) manually.
To change the Daylight Saving Time (summer time) setting
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the transmitter indicator starts to
flash, which indicates the setting screen.
2. Press C twice and the DST setting screen appears.
3. Use D to cycle through the DST settings in the sequence shown below.
2 seconds
Auto DST (A)
DST off (OF)
DST on (ON)
4. When the setting you want is selected, press A twice to exit the setting screen.
• The DST indicator appears on the display to indicate that Daylight Saving Time is
turned on.
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1. In the Timekeeping Mode, press C five times to enter
the Hand Setting Mode.
2. Hold down A until
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.
3. If the second hand is not pointing precisely at 12
o’clock at this time, use D to adjust its position.
• Each press of D causes the second hand to
advance by one second.
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• The second hand will advance at high speed to the correct position in accordance
with the digital time seconds count, and resume normal movement from there.
• The Power Saving indicator (PS) is on the display in all modes while the Power
Saving is turned on.
Auto Return Features
To adjust the analog time
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4. Press C. This will cause the time on the digital display to flash, which indicates
that adjustment of hour and minute hands is selected.
5. Use D and B to adjust the analog setting as described below.
When you want to do this:
Move the hand setting
forward 20 seconds
Move the hand setting back
20 seconds
Move the hand setting a short
way forward at high speed
Move the hand setting a short
way back at high speed
Move the hand setting a
long way forward at high
speed
Move the hand setting a long
way back at high speed
Perform this button operation:
• Press D.
• Press B.
• Hold down D.
• Release D when the hands reach the setting
you want.
• Hold down B.
• Release B when the hands reach the setting
you want.
• While holding down D to move the hands at
high-speed, press B to lock the high-speed
hand movement.
• To stop the hand movement, press any
button.
• Hand movement stops automatically if the
hour hand makes one full (12-hour)
revolution.
• While holding down B to move the hands at
high-speed, press D to lock the high-speed
hand movement.
• To stop the hand movement, press any
button.
• Hand movement stops automatically if the
hour hand makes one full (12-hour)
revolution.
6. Press A to exit the setting screen.
• The minute hand will be adjusted slightly to match the seconds when you exit the
setting screen.
• To return to the Timekeeping Mode, press C.
• If you leave the watch in the Alarm or Hand Setting Mode, or with the Battery Level
Indicator (HI or MID) displayed for two or three minutes without performing any
operation, it automatically returns to the Timekeeping Mode.
• 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.
Scrolling
The B and D buttons are used in various modes and setting screens to scroll
through data on the display. In most cases, holding down these buttons during a scroll
operation scrolls through the data at high speed.
Initial Screens
When you enter the World Time or Alarm Mode, the data you were viewing when you
last exited the mode appears first.
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 automatically update the date and day of the week 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.
• Normally, the signal reception date shown by the last signal screen is the date data
included in the received time calibration signal. When only time data is received,
however, the last signal screen shows the date as kept in the Timekeeping Mode at
the time of signal reception.
• If you are in an area where proper time calibration signal reception is impossible, the
watch keeps time within ±15 seconds a month at normal temperature.
• If you have problems with proper time calibration signal reception or if the time
setting is wrong after signal reception, check your transmitter, current city code, DST
(summer time), and auto receive settings. The following are the initial factory defaults
for these settings.
Setting
Transmitter
City code
Initial Factory Default
AT
LON
DST (summer time)
Reference
Auto receive
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 automatically
enters a sleep state whenever the watch is left in an area
where lighting is dim (less than about 30 lux).
The following shows how watch functions are affected
when left in a dark place while in the sleep state.
Power Saving
indicator
8 days or more
Functions
• LCD off
• Alarm, hourly time signal, analog timekeeping and auto
receive enabled
• LCD off, alarm and hourly time signal disabled
• Analog timekeeping stopped at 12 o’clock
• Auto receive disabled
The sleep state is indicated by a blank screen with the Power Saving indicator ( PS)
flashing on it.
• Wearing the watch inside the sleeve of clothing can cause it to enter 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.
(London) (Module 3353) BER (Berlin)
(Module 3354/5053)
(Auto switching)
(Auto receive)
Transmitters
This watch is designed to receive the time calibration signal transmitted from Anthorn,
England and the signal from Mainflingen, Germany. You can select either one of the
transmitters, or you can configure the watch to automatically select the transmitter that
has the strongest signal.
• The following explains how the watch determines which transmitter it should check
first while the watch is configured for auto transmitter search (AT).
Module 3353
In this case:
Approximate Period
in sleep state
3 to 4 days
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Note
• The hands for the analog timepiece move to adjust to a new setting whenever any
of the following occurs.
When you change the digital time setting manually
When the digital time setting is changed by time calibration signal reception
When you change the Home City code and/or DST setting
• If the analog time does not match the digital time for any reason, use the procedure
described under “To adjust the analog time” to match the analog setting to the
digital setting.
• Whenever you need to adjust both the digital and the analog time settings
manually, make sure you adjust the digital setting first.
• Depending on how much the hands have to move in order to adjust to the digital
time, it may take some time before they stop moving.
To turn Power Saving on and off
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the
transmitter indicator starts to flash, which indicates the
setting screen.
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• The second hand will move at high speed to the 12
o’clock position, where it will stop.
2. Press A again.
3. Press C seven times until the Power Saving on/off
screen appears.
On/Off status
4. Press D to toggle Power Saving on (ON) and off (OF).
5. Press A to exit the setting screen.
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The analog time of this watch is synchronized with the digital time. The analog time
setting is adjusted automatically whenever you change the digital time.
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Analog Timekeeping
The watch does this:
The first signal auto search operation
1. Checks the Anthorn signal first.
after factory default settings are in effect, 2. If the Anthorn signal cannot be received,
or after the city code has been changed
checks the Mainflingen signal.
Any case other than the above.
1. Checks the last successfully received
signal first.
2. If the last successfully received signal
cannot be received, checks the other
signal.
Module 3354/5053
In this case:
The watch does this:
The first signal auto search operation
1. Checks the Mainflingen signal first.
after factory default settings are in effect, 2. If the Mainflingen signal cannot be
or after the city code has been changed
received, checks the Anthorn signal.
Any case other than the above.
1. Checks the last successfully received
signal first.
2. If the last successfully received signal
cannot be received, checks the other
signal.
• Since the watch checks signals from both transmitters when AT is selected as the
transmitter setting, signal reception can take as long as 14 minutes.
3353
3354
5053
• To find out the module number of your watch, look at its
back cover. The Module number (3353, 3354, or 5053) is
engraved inside the box on the back cover.
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To select a transmitter
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the
transmitter indicator 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.
2. Use D to scroll through available transmitter settings
until the one you want to select is displayed.
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Transmitter indicator
To set up the watch to do this:
Select this transmitter setting:
Automatically select the Anthorn or Mainflingen signal
AT
Receive the Mainflingen signal
DCF
MSF
Receive the Anthorn signal
• Note that --- appears in place of the transmitter indicator when any city code
besides LON, PAR, BER, or ATH is selected as the Home City code. This
indicates that you cannot specify a transmitter.
3. Press A twice to exit the setting screen.
• Reception can take up to 14 minutes when the AT option is selected.
• The second hand will advance at high speed to the correct position in accordance
with seconds count of the digital time, and resume normal movement from there.
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 day of the week is automatically displayed in accordance with the date (year,
month, and day) settings.
• 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 level drops to
Level 4.
• The current time for all city codes in the Timekeeping Mode and World Time Mode is
calculated in accordance with the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) differential for each
city, based on your Home City time setting.
• GMT differential is calculated by this watch based on Coordinated Universal Time
(UTC*) data.
* UTC is the world-wide scientific standard of timekeeping. It is based upon carefully
maintained atomic (cesium) clocks that keep time accurately to within microseconds. Leap
seconds are added or subtracted as necessary to keep UTC in sync with the Earth’s rotation.
The reference point for UTC is Greenwich, England.
12-hour/24-hour Timekeeping Formats
The 12-hour/24-hour timekeeping format you select in the Timekeeping Mode is also
applied in all other modes.
• With the 12-hour format, the P (PM) indicator appears on the display for times in the
range of noon to 11:59 p.m. and no indicator appears 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.
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.
City Code Table
City
Code
City
GMT
Differential
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HNL
ANC
Honolulu
Anchorage
–11.0
–10.0
–09.0
LAX
Los Angeles
–08.0
DEN
Denver
–07.0
CHI
Chicago
–06.0
NYC
New York
–05.0
CCS*
RIO
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GMT
LON
PAR
BER
ATH
CAI
JRS
JED
THR
DXB
KBL
KHI
DEL
DAC
RGN
BKK
Caracas
Rio De Janeiro
–04.0
–03.0
–02.0
–01.0
London
Paris
Berlin
Athens
Cairo
Jerusalem
Jeddah
Tehran
Dubai
Kabul
Karachi
Delhi
Dhaka
Yangon
Bangkok
+00.0
HKG
Hong Kong
SEL
TYO
ADL
SYD
NOU
WLG
Seoul
Tokyo
Adelaide
Sydney
Noumea
Wellington
+01.0
+02.0
+03.0
+03.5
+04.0
+04.5
+05.0
+05.5
+06.0
+06.5
+07.0
+08.0
+09.0
+09.5
+10.0
+11.0
+12.0
Other major cities in same time zone
Pago Pago
Papeete
Nome
San Francisco, Las Vegas, Vancouver,
Seattle/Tacoma, Dawson City
El Paso, Edmonton, Culiacan
Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth,
New Orleans, Mexico City, Winnipeg
Montreal, Detroit, Miami, Boston,
Panama City, Havana, Lima, Bogota
La Paz, Santiago, Port Of Spain
Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Brasilia, Montevideo
Praia
Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Dakar, Abidjan
Milan, Rome, Madrid, Amsterdam, Algiers, Hamburg,
Frankfurt, Vienna, Stockholm
Helsinki, Istanbul, Beirut, Damascus,
Cape Town
Kuwait, Riyadh, Aden, Addis Ababa, Nairobi, Moscow
Shiraz
Abu Dhabi, Muscat
Male
Mumbai, Kolkata, Colombo
Jakarta, Phnom Penh, Hanoi, Vientiane
Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Taipei, Manila,
Perth, Ulaanbaatar
Pyongyang
Darwin
Melbourne, Guam, Rabaul
Port Vila
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.
* In December 2007, Venezuela changed its offset from –4.0 to –4.5. Note however,
that this watch displays an offset of –4.0 (the old offset) for the CCS (Caracas,
Venezuela) city code.
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