Citizen Men's Eco-Drive Red Crown Chronograph Bracelet Watch User manual

Citizen Men's Eco-Drive Red Crown Chronograph Bracelet Watch User manual
PAE07 (cal.B612)
Notes Before Use
Instruction Manual
Thank you for your purchase of this
Citizen watch.
B e fore us i ng t he w atch , re a d t h i s
instruction manual carefully to ensure
correct use.
After reading the manual, store it in a safe
place for future reference.
To check the movement number
A case number is engraved on the
case back. (See the figure below.)
On the case back, a number composed
of four + six alphanumeric characters
(or more) is engraved.
In the example below, “1234” is the
movement number.
<Engraving position example>
The engraving position may differ
depending on watch model.
Safety precautions
(Instructions to be followed at all times)
This manual contains the following
instructions that should be strictly
followed at all times to prevent injury
to yourself and other persons as well as
damage to property.
■ I njuries and damage that might be
caused by using the watch improperly
or neglecting any of the instructions or
precautions contained in this manual are
classified with the following symbols.
Highly likely to
cause death or
serious injury.
Can cause serious
injury or death.
Can or will cause
minor or moderate
injury or damage.
■ Important instructions that should be
followed are classified with the following
Warning (caution) symbol
followed by instructions that
should be followed or precautions
that should be observed.
Warning (caution) symbol followed
by prohibited matters.
Cal. No.:
Analogue solar powered
Time accuracy: Within +/-15 seconds per
month when worn at normal
operating temperatures
(+5°C to +35°C)
Notes on charging your watch
This watch has a rechargeable cell which is charged
by exposing the dial to light, such as direct sunlight
or fluorescent lamps. After taking off the watch, put
it in a location where the dial is exposed to bright
light, such as by a window.
−10°C to +60°C
Time: Hour, minute, second,
and 24-hour
Calendar: Date (does not
automatically adjust for
months shorter than 31-days)
Chronograph (measures up
to 60 minutes in 0.2-second
units), Insufficient Charge
Warning Function, Overcharge
Prevention Function, Quick
Start Function
Time until stop from full
charged status without
additional charging:
Approx. 7 months
Time until stop from activation
of insufficient charge warning
Approx. 7 days
Rechargeable cell
(lithium button cell),1pc
For optimal performance, perform the following:
• Expose the watch with the
dial facing towards direct
sunlight for five to six hours
at least once a month.
• Before storing the watch in
a dark place for an extended
period of time, be sure to charge it fully.
• When the watch is regularly covered with long sleeves,
it may not be charged sufficiently. Try to keep the watch
exposed to light sufficient for charging.
• Do not charge the watch at a high temperature (about 60ºC
or higher).
Before operation
After operation
Unlock the crown
Lock the crown
Rotate the crown to the left
Press the crown and rotate
it to the right (clockwise) to
tighten the screw lock.
When the screw lock is
released, the crown extends
to the normal position.
Minute hand
Hour hand
Date indicator
24-hour hand
Button (A)
Second hand
* The illustrations shown in this manual may differ
from the actual watch you have purchased.
Setting the Time
Pull the crown out to
position 2.
The watch operates by converting sunlight
and other light into electrical energy. Once the
rechargeable cell is fully charged, the watch will
function for approximately 7 months.
Insufficient charge warning
If the power becomes very low, the
second hand advances at 2-second
intervals, indicating that charging
is necessary. When the second
hand starts to advance at 2-second
intervals, expose the watch to light
until it is fully charged.
If the watch is not exposed to light within
approximately 7 days after the insufficient
charge warning starts, the watch will stop.
Quick start function
When the stopped watch is exposed to light, it
starts operating again immediately.
After quick start, expose the watch to light
until it is fully charged. Set the correct
time before using the watch.
Replacement of Rechargeable Cell
Because the watch uses a rechargeable cell, you do
not need periodical cell replacement.
However, power consumption may increase
after using for an extended period of time due to
deterioration, and the power may run out earlier
than expected. To avoid this, we recommend that
you have your watch inspected (Charge basis)
Rotate the crown to set the time.
Be sure to secure if
the watch has a screw
down crown.
Water may enter your
The 24-hour hand (located at the 9:00
subdial) moves in relation to the hour hand.
Determine whether it is a.m. or p.m. by
observing the 24-hour hand.
Pull the
crown out to
position 1.
Rotate the crown
counterclockwise to set the date.
The date will not change when
the crown is rotated clockwise.
Press the crown back into its
normal position.
Be sure to secure
if the watch has
a screw down
crown. Water may
enter your watch.
The date does not
change when you
rotate the crown
to the right.
The date must be manually adjusted for months shorter than 31-days. You will need to adjust the date at the start of March,
May, July, October and December.
Do not adjust the date between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m. If you change the date during this time, the date may not change the following day.
Using the Chronograph
The chronograph can measure up to 60 minutes in 0.2-second units.
Time measurement start/stop [button(B)]
① To start the chronograph, press and release the upper right
minute hand
button (B) to commence time measurement.
② To stop the chronograph, press and release the upper right
button (B) again.
③ To recommence timing from the stopped position, press and
release the upper right button (B) again.
position of the
minute hand
Pressing and releasing the lower right button (A) during chronograph
operation will cause timing to stop and the chronograph to reset.
Reset [button(A)]
To reset the chronograph after stopping time measurement,
press and release the lower right button (A).
second hand
The chronograph does not function if the crown is pulled out to position 2.
The chronograph resets if the crown is pulled out to position 2 during measurement.
Caution The chronograph minute/second hands may be come misaligned if the watch is subjected to a strong knock.
If the position cannot be corrected by using the reset procedures outlined on pages 12-13, please contact your nearest
Authorized Service Center.
When the chronograph second hand does not return to the reference position
If the chronograph second hand does not return to reference position even when
reset, perform the following procedures to align the chronograph second hand with
the reference position.
Set the watch to correct
the reference position
Correct the position of the second hand
① Pull the
crown out to
position 2.
Time is stopped while aligning with the
reference position. Set the time after aligning.
① Press and release
the upper right
button (B) to adjust
the position of
the chronograph
second hand.
Press and release the
lower right button (A) to
adjust the position of the
chronograph minute hand.
· Press once Second hand moves ahead at one-second intervals.
· Press and hold down Second hand advances rapidly.
② Press and hold the upper
right button (B) for 3
seconds or more.
The watch is now set to
correct the reference position.
Reset the minute hand
If the second hand does not move even when
the upper right button (B) is pressed, perform
Step 1 of the page on the left.
The chronograph minute
hand moves together with
the second hand when
correcting the second hand.
Reset the minute hand.
② Press the crown back into its
normal position.
Be sure to secure if the watch has a screw down crown and/or screw down push button. Water may enter your watch.
Guide to Charging Time
Under direct sunlight
or cloudy weather (not
through a window)
20 cm under a
fluorescent lamp (30 W)
Interior lighting
· Upg raded water-resista nce for da i ly use (to 10/20
atmospheres) means that the watch may be worn while skin
diving, but not while scuba or saturated diving using
helium gas.
· Refer to the watch dial and the case back for the indication
of the water resistance of your watch. The following chart
provides examples of use for reference to ensure that your
watch is used properly. (The unit “1bar” is roughly equal to
1 atmosphere.)
· WATER RESIST(ANT) ××bar may also be indicated as
Water-related use
Watch face or
case back
Non-waterresistant watch
exposure to
exposure to
water (washing water (washing,
face, rain, etc.) kitchen work,
swimming, etc.)
Skin diving,
Scuba diving
an air tank
Pulling out the
crown when
watch is wet
WATER RESIST (ANT) Water-resistant
3 atmospheres
WATER RESIST (ANT) Water-resistant to
5 atmospheres
5 bar
WATER RESIST (ANT) Water-resistant to
10 or 20
10/20 bar
· Always use the watch with the crown pushed in (normal
position). If the crown is of the screw lock-type, make sure
it is securely locked.
· Do NOT operate the crown when the watch is wet. Water
may penetrate into the watch, causing deterioration of
water resistance.
· If water enters the watch or the watch fogs up and does not
clear up even after a long time, consult your dealer or
Customer Support Center for inspection and/or repair.
· If a watch of upgraded water resistance for daily use is
i m me r s e d i n s e a w at e r or s u bj e c t e d t o e xc e s s i ve
perspiration, thoroughly rinse with fresh water and wipe
completely dry with a soft cloth.
· If seawater enters the watch, place the watch in a box or
plastic bag and immediately take it in for repair. Otherwise,
pressure inside the watch will increase, and parts (crystal,
crown, buttons, etc.) may come off.
Charging time to start
Illuminance time
to work working normally when the
for one day rechargeable cell is empty
Charging time to the fully
charged state when the
rechargeable cell is empty
to 100,000
2 to 11
25 minutes
to 3.5 hours
8.5 hours
to 45 hours
35 minutes
11 hours
150 hours
3.5 hours
80 hours
This watch wil run
for approximately
7 months from a
full charge without
further exposure to
* To charge the rechargeable cell fully, it is recommended to expose the dial to direct sunlight.
A fluorescent lamp or interior lighting does not have sufficient illumination to charge the rechargeable cell fully.
<Free Guarantee>
In the case a malfunction has occurred
during the course of normal use while
the watch is till under warranty, the
watch will be repaired free of charge in
accordance with the conditions of the
warranty included with this manual.
<Stock Period of Repair Parts>
Our standard period for stocking repair
parts for each model is generally seven
year. When an exterior part such as
the watch case, glass, dial, hand, crown
or band is damaged, a spare part with
different appearance may sometimes be
<Repair Period>
When Wearing your Watch
· The durability of a leather band may be affected when wet
(fading, peeling of adhesive), owing to the properties of the
material. Moreover, wet leather may cause a rash.
· It is recommended to take off the watch if it gets wet, even if
the watch itself is water-resistant.
· Do Not wear the band too tightly. Try to leave enough space
bet ween t he ba nd a nd your sk in to a l low adequate
· The rubber (urethane) band may be stained by dyes or soil
present in or on clothing or other accessories.
Since these stains may not be removable, caution is required
when wearing your watch with items that tend to easily
transfer color (articles of clothing, purses, etc.). In addition,
the band may be deteriorated by solvents or moisture in the
air. Replace with a new one when it has lost elasticity or
become cracked.
· The watch may stop or the function of the watch may be
impaired in extremely high or low temperature.
Do not use the watch in places where the temperature is
outside the operating temperature range as stated in the
<Static Electricity>
· The integrated circuits (IC) used in quartz watches are
sensitive to static electricity. Please note that the watch may
not indicate the correct time if exposed to intense static
· Analog quartz watches are powered by a step motor that
uses a magnet. Subjecting the watch to strong magnetism
from the outside can cause the motor to operate improperly
and prevent the watch from indicating the correct time. Do
not allow the watch to come into close proximity to
magnetic health devices (magnetic necklaces, magnetic
elastic bands, etc.) or the magnets used in the latches of
refrigerator doors, clasps used in handbags, the speaker of a
cell phone, electromagnetic cooking devices and so on.
<Strong Shock>
· Avoid dropping the watch or subjecting it to other strong
impact. It may cause malfunctions and/or performance
deterioration as well as damage to the case and bracelet.
<Chemicals, Corrosive Gasses and Mercury>
· If paint thinner, benzene or other solvents or products
containing these solvents (including gasoline, nailpolish
remover, cresol, bathroom cleaners and adhesives, water
repellent, etc.) are allowed to come into contact with the
watch, the may discolor, dissolve or crack the materials. Be
careful when handling these chemicals. Contact with
mercury such as that used in thermometers may also cause
discoloration of the band and case.
Always keep your Watch Clean
· Rotate the crown while it is pressed in fully and press the
buttons periodically so they do not become stuck due to
accumulations of foreign matter.
· The case and band of the watch come into direct contact
with the skin in the same manner as undergarments.
Corrosion of the metal or unnoticed soiling such as that
caused by perspiration and dirt can soil sleeves and other
portions of clothing. Keep your watch clean at all times.
· The case and band of the watch come into direct contact
with the skin. Rust, dirt or perspiration present on the
watch's body or band may cause itching or a rash on your
skin. Such problems may also occur if you have an allergy
to certain metals or leather. If you think there is something
wrong, discontinue wearing the watch immediately and
consult your physician.
· Leather bands may become discolored by perspiration or
dirt. Always keep your leather band clean by wiping with a
dry cloth.
Caring for your Watch
· Wipe any dirt or moisture such as perspiration from the
case and crystal with a soft cloth.
· For a metallic, plastic or rubber watchband, wash any dirt
off with water. Remove the small amounts of dirt trapped
between the crevices of the metallic band with a soft brush.
· If you will not be using your watch for an extended period of
time, carefully wipe off any perspiration, dirt or moisture
and store in a proper location, avoiding locations subject to
excessively high or low temperatures and high humidity.
<About the Watch with Luminous Paint>
The paint on the dial and hands helps you with reading the
time in a dark place. The luminous paint stores daylight or
artificial light (not including incandescent lighting) and
glows in a dark place.
It is free from any radioactive substance or any other material
harmful to a human body or environment.
· The light emission gradually becomes weaker as time
· The duration of the light (“glow”) will vary depending on
the brightness, types of and distance from a light source,
exposure time, and the amount of the paint.
· The paint may not glow and/or may dissipate quickly if
exposure to light was not sufficient.
Handling of Rechargeable Cell
· The rechargeable cell should never be removed from the
watch. If for any reason it becomes necessary to remove the
rechargeable cell from the watch, keep out of the reach of
children to prevent accidental swallowing.
If the rechargeable cell is accidentally swallowed, consult a
doctor immediately.
· Do not dispose of the rechargeable cell with ordinary
garbage. Please follow the instructions of your municipality
regarding collection of batteries to prevent the risk of fire or
environmental contamination.
Use Only the Specified Battery
· Never use a battery other than the rechargeable cell specified
for use in this watch.
Although the watch structure is designed so that it will not
operate when another type of battery is installed, if a silver
battery or other type of battery is installed in the watch and
the watch is recharged, there is the risk of overcharging
which may cause the battery to rupture.
This can cause damage to the watch and injury to the
wearer. When replacing the rechargeable cell, always make
sure to use the designated rechargeable cell.
Below are the approximate times needed for charging when exposing the watch dial to light continuously.
Please use this table as a reference only.
where your watch may become excessively hot, since there
is the risk of burns.
· Be careful when putting on and taking off your watch, since
there is a risk of damaging your fingernails, depending on
the manner in which the band is fastened.
Water Resistance
· Non-water resistant watches cannot be used underwater or
in environments in contact with water.
· Water-resistance for daily use (to 3 atmospheres) means that
the watch may be worn while washing your face or in the
rain, but is not to be immersed in water.
· Upgraded water-resistance for daily use (to 5 atmospheres)
means that the watch may be worn while swimming, but is
not to worn while skin diving.
Setting the Date
Warranty and
To avoid injury
· Be particularly careful when wearing your watch while
holding a small child, to avoid injury.
· Be particularly careful when engaged in strenuous exercise
or work, to avoid injury to yourself and others.
· Do NOT wear your watch while in a sauna or other location
Press the crown
back into its
normal position.
Move the minute hand
ahead of the correct time
by 5 “minutes” and then
return the hand to the
correct “minutes”. This will
minimize the effect of gear
play and will provide more
accurate hand movement.
Pull out the
crown just as the
second hand is
at the reference
position in order
to accurately align
to the second.
Your Watch
Eco-Drive (solar powered) watch
Button (B)
Chronograph second hand
About the crown
Some models use screw down system for the crown.
Accidental operations can be prevented when the
watch is not being operated by locking the crown. To
operate the watch, release the lock.
• If your watch does not have a screw down crown,
operations can be performed without locking or
unlocking the crown.
Precautionary Items and Usage Limitations
Chronograph minute hand
<Notes before use — Protective stickers>
Prior to the watch being shipped from the
manufacturing plant, its glass, case, metal
band, and metal parts of clasp are covered with
stickers to protect them from getting fingerprint
or scratches during transit from the plant to the
If the watch is worn without first removing
these stickers, perspiration or moisture may
enter the gaps between the protective stickers
and the parts, which may result in a skin rash
a skin rash and/or corrosion of the metal
parts. For this reason, please be sure to peel off
stickers before wearing the watch.
Component identification
Recharging Precautions
· Do not charge the watch at a high temperature (about 60°C
or higher) as doing so may cause t he movement to
· C harging the watch too close to a light source which
generates a large amount of heat such as an incandescent
lamp or halogen lamp.
* W hen charging under an incandescent lamp, be sure to
leave 50cm or more between the lamp and the watch to
avoid exposing the watch to excessive heat.
· Charging the watch in a location where the temperature
may become extremely high such as on the dashboard of a
Repairs can be performed on your watch
within the repair parts stock period even
after the free guarantee has expired.
However, you will be charged for these
repairs. Please take the watch to the shop
where you purchased it and ask whether it
can be repaired because the repair period
varies according to the conditions of use,
environment and so forth. Moreover,
there are cases in which it is difficult to
restore the watch to its original accuracy
when decreased accuracy has resulted
from long-term use.
<Change of Address or Receiving
as a Gift>
In the event that you have moved or have
received your watch as a gift, and are
not able to bring your watch to the shop
where it was purchased for serving, please
consult Customer Support Center.
<Periodic Inspection
(Charge Basis)>
You should have your watch inspected
every 2-3 years to extend its life and
ensure safety. (charge basis)
When replacing parts, always make
sure to request genuine parts. When it
becomes necessary to replace packings
and springs, it may sometimes also be
necessary to inspect other parts or to
make repairs in addition to replacing
the parts. Please ask for more detailed
information on repair or replacement
expenses at the shop where you purchased
your watch or Customer Support Center.
<Other Inquiries>
If you have any questions regarding the
way warranty, repairs or other matters,
please inquire at the shop where you
purchased your watch or Customer
Support Center.
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