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Need to reset chronogragh

The minute circle is stuck at 2 minutes, while the second is centered at 12 and hour is centered at 12 also. How do I reset the minute hand to centered at 30 also. Both the hour circle and the minute circle should be at parallel to the second hand. Please advise.

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  • celsol Jan 02, 2009

    same problem here except minute hand only resets to about 6 minutes (6 notches to the right of the center 30)

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Pull out the crown one click and press the bottom chronograph button. If That does not work you will have to send it in for service to cartier.

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I have model fs-2919 would like to know what the other dials are for i dont have the booklet thanks for your help


The three small dials on this watch are all part of a "stopwatch" system. The small dial at the 12 o'clock is for tenths of a second( each half circle completed is one second or 1 whole rotation equals 2 seconds.) the small dial at the 6 o'clock counts a full 60 seconds for each revolution, and the dial at the 9 o'clock counts minutes(one full circle equaling an hour.) when the stop watch is started the 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock dials will start at the same time. you will notice that every half turn on the top dial equals one "tick" on the bottom dial. After the first minute of timing the top dial will stop ticking as it is for more precise timing of things that take less than 1 minute. each full rotation of the bottom dial will then equate to one "tick" of the 9 o'clock dial. hence the three dials counting tenths of a second, seconds and minutes. the setting of these dials is fairly easy once you understand the purpose. on the side of the watch there are two buttons(one top and one bottom) with a setting wheel in the center. When in use the top button starts and stops the stopwatch and the bottom button resets the counters. To set the watch simply pull the center wheel away from the watch all the way(2 clicks) set your minute hand and hour hand and then tap the bottom button repeatedly until the small dials all line up straight up. once that is done push the center wheel button halfway into the watch or one click to set the date. then simply push the wheel the rest of the way in and voila!!! hope this answers some questions

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I need the manual of breil milano shosholoza.the model is bw0480


The crown has 3 positions.

Normal screwed down.
First pull out position.
Second pull out position.

Setting the Time:
Pull out the crown to position 3.
Rotate the crown to set the exact time.
Ensure that you are in the daytime12 hour segment by allowing the hands to pass 12 o'clock and notice if the date moved on or not.
If the date changed, then you will need to advance at least 2 hours before moving on to set the date.
If you do not need to change the date, return the crown to position 1.


Setting the Date:
DO NOT DO THIS IF THE WATCH IS BETWEEN 8pm & 2am
Pull crown to position 2.
Rotate the crown clockwise to set to the correct date.
Return the crown to position 1.


Setting the Alarm [12 hour]
Pull the crown to position 2.
Rotate the crown anti clockwise to move the alarm hand to the desired time.
Return the crown to position 1.
To activate the alarm, press the 8 o'clock button. You will hear 2 beeps.
To deactivate the alarm, press the 8 o'clock button. You will hear 1 beep.
NB If the alarm is not cancelled while it sounds the first time, it will repeat again in 2 minutes time. The alarm sound last for 15 seconds. If the alarm time coincides with 1 beep of the countdown, the alarm function will be cancelled.


Battery EOL [End Of Life]
The Swiss ISA 8270 movement uses a 395 cell and will signify a low power state by advancing the small seconds hand 4 steps every 4 seconds.


Setting the Countdown
You can specify a countdown of between 1 and 10 minutes.
Press the 4 o'clock button to enter setting mode. You will hear 1 beep.
Press the 4 o'clock button to move the central timing hand successively to the desired countdown time.
Wait 3 seconds for the watch to automatically exit the setting mode.
You can change the duration of the countdown [except in the last minute] at any time.
e.g. If the countdown is set to 10minutes, and you now want to change the countdown to 9 minutes, press the 4 o'clock button. The hours/seconds counter sub-dial will perform one complete turn and then stop at 60, before continuing.


Activating the Countdown:
Press the 2 o'clock button to start the countdown. You will hear 2 beeps.
The hours/seconds counter sub-dial will perform one complete turn and then stop at 60, before continuing.
When the countdown begins, the hour/seconds counter sub-dial indicates the seconds with 1 step every 2 seconds, and the central timing hand indicates the minutes with 1 step being 2.4 seconds.


Countdown tone:
There are 2 beeps every minute.
in the last minute:
50 seconds=1 beep.
40 seconds=1 beep.
30 seconds=2 beeps.
20 seconds=2 beeps.
10 seconds and less=1 beep every second with zero being 1 second long beep. Timer function automatically starts.


Timer:
After countdown has finished the timer starts automatically.
The central timing hand indicates the minutes with 1 step every 12 seconds. The hour/minutes counter sub-dial indicates the hours up to a maximum of 96.
Press the 4 o'clock button to see the timer seconds [display lasts up to a minute].
Press the 4 o'clock button to see the timer hours.
The timer has a maximum time of 96 hours [4 days] after which the hour/seconds sub-dial counter will stay at 0 and the central timing hand will stay at 12.


Start/Stop Timer:
Press the 2 o'clock button to stop the timer. You will hear 1 beep.
Press the 2 o'clock button to resume the timer. You will hear 2 beeps.


Setting the Countdown & Timer:
Countdown reset:
Press the 2 o'clock button to stop the countdown. You will hear 1 beep.
Press the 4 o'clock button to reset.


Setting the Timer:
Press the 2 o'clock button to stop the timer. The hour/seconds counter sub-dial will show the elapsed hours and the central timing hand the elapsed minutes.
Press the 4 o'clock button to view the seconds elapsed on the hour/seconds counter sub-dial.
Press the 4 o'clock button to reset.


Resetting the Hands:
If the hands do not zero correctly, which might occur after a battery change or a violent shock, you can make adjustments by doing the following settings as long as the countdown is not in operation.
To correct the hour/seconds counter sub-dial, pull the crown out to position 2 and wait 1 second.
Press either the 2 or 4 o'clock button; the central timing hand will turn and stop [not necessarily at 12].
Press the 2 o'clock button to increment the hours/seconds counter sub-dial hand to position it at 60.
To correct the central timing hand, press the 4 o'clock button to increment the hand to the 12 position.
Return the crown to position 1.



If the battery had been replaced, the central timing hand defaults to the 10 minute position. If the battery had not been replaced, the central timing hand will return to the previously set position.

Oct 05, 2010 | Watches

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Need instructions for my sr927w accurist watch


QUICKSTART - SET THE TIME
1. Push the bottom right hand button until the mode hand indicator points to TME.
2. Press and hold the upper left button for three
seconds. The hour and minute hand will retract to the 12
O’clock position.
3. Select the time zone on the digital display by pressing the
upper right button or the lower left button.
4. Pull the bottom right button out one click. The bottom part of
the digital display will start flashing. Press the
bottom left button to adjust for daylight saving time.
5. Press the upper right button. You will see the seconds
flashing on the lower half of the digital display. Press the lower
left button to reset the seconds to 00.
6. Press the upper right button. You will see the minutes
flashing. Press the lower left button to set the minutes to your
current time.
7. Press the upper right button. You will see the hours flashing.
Press the lower left button to set the hours to your current time.
8. Press the upper right button. You will see 12H or 24H
flashing. Press the lower left button to switch between 12 hour
and 24 hour.
9. Push the lower right button back in.


SET THE CALENDAR
1. Push the bottom right hand button until the mode hand
indicator points to CAL.
2. Press and hold the upper left button for three seconds. The
hour and minute hand will retract to the 12 O’clock position.
3. Select the time zone on the digital display by pressing the
upper right button or the lower left button.
4. Pull the bottom right button out one click. You will see the
month flashing on the digital display. Press the lower left button
to change the month.
5. Press the upper right button and the date will begin flashing.
Press the lower left button to change the date.
6. Press the upper right button. You will see the year flashing.
Press the lower left button to change the year.
7. Push the lower right button back in.


SET THE ALARMS
1. Push the bottom right hand button until the mode hand
indicator points to AL1, AL2 or AL3.
2. Press and hold the upper left button for three seconds. The
hour and minute hand will retract to the 12 O’clock position.
3. Select the time zone on the digital display by pressing the
upper right button or the lower left button.
4. Pull the lower right button out one click. You will see ON or
OF flashing on the digital display. Press the lower left button to
turn the alarm on or off.
5. Press the upper right button. You will see the hours flashing.
Press the lower left button to change the hour.
6. Press the upper right button. You will see the minutes
flashing. Press the lower left button to change the minutes.
7. Push the lower right button back in.


SET THE TIMEZONE
1. Setting the time zones allows you to add or remove cities on
the digital display or switch between daylight saving and
standard time. Begin by pressing the lower right button to move
the mode hand indicator to SET mode on the bottom dial.
2. If the hour or minute hands are obscuring the digital display,
press and hold the upper left button for three seconds. This will
cause the hour and minute hand to retract to the 12 O’clock
position.
3. Now pull the lower right button out one click. You will see the
digital display flashing. Press the upper left button to select
SET to display the city or OFF to not display the city. Press the
lower left button to turn summer time on or off. Summer time is
indicated on the lower part of the digital display. Daylight
savings time must be manually set for each city.
4. Pressing the upper right button will allow you to scroll
through all the cities. After setting, push the lower right button
back in.


USING THE TIMER
1. Press the lower right button to move the mode hand
indicator to TMR mode on the mode dial.
2. If the hour or minute hands are obscuring the digital display,
press and hold the upper left button for three seconds. This will
cause the hour and minute hand to retract to the 12 O’clock
position.
3. Pull the lower right button out one click. You will see the
minutes flashing in the digital display. Change the minutes by
pressing the lower left button. Once you have set the minutes
on the timer, push the lower right button back in.
4. Pressing the upper right button starts and stops the timer.
5. Press the lower left button when the timer is stopped to reset
the timer to its initial preset time.


USING THE CHRONOGRAPH
1. To use the chronograph press the lower right button to move
the mode indicator hand to CHR mode on the mode dial.
2. Press and hold the upper left button for three seconds. The
hour and minute hand will retract to the 12 O’clock position.
3 .To start or stop the chronograph press the upper right
button. If you press the lower left button it will display the split
time for 10 seconds.
4. When the chronograph is stopped press the lower left button
to reset back to zero.


SET THE TIME ZONE
1. Setting the time zones allows you to add or remove cities on
the digital display or switch between daylight saving and
standard time. Begin by pressing the lower right button to move
the mode indicator hand to SET mode on the bottom dial.
2. Press and hold the upper left button for three seconds. The
hour and minute hand will retract to the 12 O’clock position.
3. Pull the lower right button out one click. You will see the
digital display flashing. Press the upper left button to select
SET to display the city or OFF to not display the city. Press the
lower left button to turn summer time on or off. Summer time is
indicated on the lower part of the digital display. Daylight
savings time must be manually set for each city..
4. Pressing the upper right button will allow you to scroll
through all the cities. After setting, Push the lower right button
back in one click.

Hope this helps. =)

Oct 10, 2009 | Bulova Watch

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Resetting stopwatch dials - Armani AR5331


When you reset the big seconds hand to zero, the hour and the minute hand are not engaged in this function, so, there is no fault with the watch movement.
Do as follows:
1) pull out crown and set the hour and minute hands at 6 o'clock (they must be lined perfectly in opposite directions)
2) push the crown in half way back (not completely)
3) push and hold the button at 2 o'clock (set the big seconds hand to zero) and release it when done
4) when big seconds hand is zeroed push the crown back in
5) pull the crown out again and set desired time
6) push the crown back in.
If all actions described do not work, you will have to visit your nearest watch repair shop and ask to refit chronograph hand as in this case it is out of balance (not pointed at exact mark).

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Apr 03, 2009 | Watches

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I need to reset the hands


Assuming you want to reset the zero posistion of the chronometer (stop watch) hands...

On my watch I can adjust it by doing the following...

To reset the microseconds hand / top right
1) Pull the center knob full out (2 clicks)
2) Press the bottom push button to adjust the hand

To reset the seconds hand / middle
1) Pull the center knob a full out (2 clicks)
2) Press the top push button to adjust the hand

To reset the minutes hand / top left
1) Pull the center knob out half way (1 click)
2) Next press the bottom push button to adjust the hand.

Once all hands are reset, push the center knob back in fully...done

Mar 16, 2009 | Swatch Irony watch

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Need instructions on National Geographic Men's watch #NG010GYSK




go to Buliva web site and look for the chorograph 561/598
FEATURES
1. Hours, minutes, seconds and date display.
2. 60 minute Chronograph (CHRONO) with minutes and
seconds display.
3. 24 hour hand, permanently synchronized with the normal
12 hour hand.
A. SETTING THE TIME
1. Pull the crown out to position “3” (See diagram). If the crown has
a “screw-down” lock, then unscrew the crown lock first by turning
the crown toward you, then pull it to position “3”. Do not forget to
screw the crown back “IN” after all setting is completed.
2. Turn the crown towards you (hands moves clockwise) until the
date changes at approximately midnight.
3. Continue turning the hour and minute hands to the correct time.
If it is afternoon you must go past 12 o’clock again (noon) to set
the correct time.
4. When the correct time is set,push crown back to position “1”.
B. SETTING THE DATE
1. Pull crown to position “2”(See proceeding diagram).The watch
will continue to run.
2. Turn the crown away from you until the correct date appears.
3. Once the date is set, push the crown back to position “1”.
Note: Do NOT set the date between the hours of 8:00 PM and
3:00 AM.This would not damage the watch,but the date may need
to be reset later.
C. CHRONOGRAPH (CHRONO) ADJUSTMENT
If the chrongraph second hand is not positioned at the proper
starting position (12 o’clock or “zero” position), use the below
procedure.It does not need to be repeated unless the watch
receives an impact sufficient to move the hand out of position, or
the Battery has been changed.
1. Pull crown out to position “3”.
2. Push button “A” to move the Chrono Second hand (long hand) to
the “0” or 12 o’clock position. Each button push will move the
hand one step – BUT holding the button down will advance the
hand rapidly.
3. Push crown back to position “1”.
D. USING THE CHRONOGRAPH (CHRONO)
Note:
The maximum chrono reading is 60 minutes, However the
chrono will continue running once 60 minutes has passed. The
resulting one hour periods may be added together mentally to keep
track of longer periods.
For example – If you know that approximately one hour has
passed since you started the chronograph, and the chrono reads
25 minutes, then you know that the chrono has been running 60
minutes plus 25 minutes, which is one hour and 25 minutes.
1. Push Button “A” to start the chronograph. Push button “A” again
to stop the chronograph.
2. Push button “B” to return the two chronograph hands to the
“Zero” or starting point.
3. The Chronograph can be stopped and started again
(Button “A”), repeatedly, to “ADD” times together.
BOOK NO. 561/598 Chrono FS00/01/10
BOOK NO. 561/598 Chrono FS00/01/10
Watch Setting Guide
4/2007

Feb 13, 2009 | Bulova Watch

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How do you set and deactivate the alarm function.


I did find two authorized dealers:
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Contact both and request users manual fur your specific model. They must be able to help.

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Setting model number jr3060-59f


1. set mode to CHR with the bezel fully in.
2. pull bezel out 2 notches. This will set all (or most) hands to 12.
3.press A (top button) repeatedly until you get MIN in the left window
4.turn the bezel to move the min hand forward.
4a. turn the bezel several clicks in quick sucession to get the minute hand to continue to move in the forward direction. This will "drag" the 24 hr UTC hour hand froward 1 hour per 1 revolution of the minute hand. if the minute hand stops before you want it to repeat step 4a. continue till the 24 hr UTC hour hand points to 24.
5. to stop the minute hand turn the bezel backwards 1 click. remember however to approach the 12 position with the minute hand in a clockwise direction.

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Ta Heuer Professional stopwatch minute hand reser to 12 position


pull the crown on first click and push the upper button until it reaches to your desired position.

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