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USERâS GUIDE 2495
â¢ Press C to change from mode to mode. â¢ In any mode, press B to illuminate the display.
Timekeeping Mode World Time Mode Day Counter Mode Telememo Mode Stopwatch Mode Countdown Timer Mode Alarm Mode
Use the Timekeeping Mode to set and view the current time and date. You can also select the color of the âMulti Illuminatorâ backlight, which uses LEDs to illuminate the display in different colors. â¢ In the Timekeeping Mode, press D to toggle the lower part of the display between the date and world time.
Hour : Minutes Day of week
To change the backlight color
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the seconds start to flash, which indicates the setting screen. 2. Press C eight times until the backlight color setting screen appears, and then use D to cycle through the available color settings as shown below.
Seconds Month â Day
â¢ The following shows how the available color settings affects the backlight color of the display in each mode.
Mode Timekeeping Telememo Alarm World Time Stopwatch Day Counter Countdown Timer Pure Red Tangerine Yellow Forest Green Tangerine Yellow Forest Green Pure Red Forest Green Pure Red Tangerine Yellow Color Setting Number 1 2 3
City code type indicator
â¢ World Time Mode times will not be correct unless you set the correct current date and time in the Timekeeping Mode. See âTo set the time and dateâ for more information. â¢ Always use standard time when setting the Timekeeping Mode time and date, even if the area where your Home Time city (the city where you normally use the watch) is located is currently in Daylight Saving Time (summer time). After setting the time, turn DST on or off as required. See âDaylight Saving Time (DST)â for more information.
To set the time and date
3. Press A to exit the setting screen.
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the seconds start to flash, which indicates the setting screen. 2. Press C to move the flashing in the sequence shown below to select other settings.
Hour : Minutes City code Seconds
Seconds Backlight color
DST on/off Day
The World Time shows the current time in 40 cities (27 time zones) around the world. â¢ The basic time settings of the Timekeeping Mode and the World Time Mode are synchronized. The Daylight Saving Time (summer time) settings of the two modes, however, are independent of each other. â¢ All of the operations in this section are performed in the World Time Mode, which you enter by pressing C.
3. When the setting you want to change is flashing, use D to change it as described below.
To change this setting Seconds DST on/off City code Hour, Minutes, Year, Month, Day Backlight color Perform this button operation Press D to reset to 00. Press D to toggle between DST on (ON displayed) and off (OF displayed). Use D to scroll through the available codes until the one you want to use as your Home Time city is displayed. Use D to increase the setting. Use D to cycle through the available color settings.
Home time To view the time in another city code (Hour : Minutes) In the World Time Mode, press D to scroll city codes
(time zones). â¢ For full information on city codes, see the âCity Code Tableâ at the back of this manual. â¢ If the current time shown for a city is wrong, check your Timekeeping Mode time and Home City code settings and make the necessary changes.
City code type indicator
To switch between Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time
In the World Time Mode, hold down A to toggle between Daylight Saving Time and Standard Time.
â¢ Pressing D while the seconds are in the range of 30 to 59 resets them to 00 and adds 1 to the minutes. In the range of 00 to 29, the minutes are unchanged. â¢ For full information on city codes, see the âCity Code Tableâ at the back of this manual. â¢ See âTo change the backlight colorâ for information about backlight color settings. 4. Press A to exit the setting screen. â¢ The day of the week is automatically displayed in accordance with the date (year, month, and day) settings.
To toggle between 12-hour and 24-hour timekeeping
â¢ The above operation toggles all World Time city codes between Daylight Saving Time and Standard Time. Note that you cannot make settings for individual city codes.
In the Timekeeping mode, hold down D for about two seconds to toggle between 12-hour timekeeping and 24-hour timekeeping. â¢ With the 12-hour format, the P (PM) indicator appears to the left of the hour digits for times in the range of noon to 11:59 p.m. and the A (AM) indicator appears to the left of the hour digits for times in the range of midnight to 11:59 a.m. â¢ With the 24-hour format, times are displayed in the range of 0:00 to 23:59, without any indicator. â¢ The 12-hour/24-hour timekeeping format you select in the Timekeeping Mode is also 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.
To toggle the Timekeeping Mode time between DST and Standard Time
The Day Counter lets you count the number of days from the Timekeeping Modeâs current date to a specific target date.
Alternates at the 1-second interval
Year Month â Day Target date Text area Number of days DAYS indicator
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until the seconds start to flash, which indicates the setting screen. 2. Press C to move the flashing to the DST On/Off setting. 3. Press D to toggle between Daylight Saving Time (ON displayed) and standard time (OF displayed). 4. Press A to exit the setting screen. â¢ The DST indicator appears on the display when Daylight Saving Time is turned on.
â¢ Whenever the date specified by any one of the Day Counters matches the date of the Timekeeping Mode (regardless of the Day Counterâs year setting), the DAYS indicator flashes in the Timekeeping Mode and Day Counter Mode screens. â¢ There are five Day Counter records, each of which can be set with its own text and target date (year, month, and day). â¢ All of the operations in this section are performed in the Day Counter Mode, which you enter by pressing C.