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Need re-set: year, day, and time zone.

Never had problem with this clock resetting after a power outage until now. I recently had 5 to 6 power outages within a few hours time - maybe this "confused" my "SmartSet clock"??? For whatever reason it did not reset properly (everything is wrong, year, month, day, and time zone); thus the need for a manual. I am wondering if replacing the battery might help. Need manual for Brookstone model# AC101A, SKU# 568469, please? thanks.

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SOURCE: Emerson Research Clock modelSmartSet

The problem is most likely the frequency of the A/C power there. In the US our power runs at 60 cycles p/second and the alarm clock uses this to set the time. Sounds like India is running 50 cycles like Europe does. Most likely there is a jumper in the clock because the Ckt board on mine shows a 50/60 hertz setting but with out the board schematics I wouldn't have a clue how to fix it. Sorry not to help more...

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SOURCE: Emerson Smartset Radio Model CKS2288

The Daylight Saving dates appear to be hard-coded per the manual:

Start of Daylight Saving Time:
At 1:59.59 AM on the first Sunday in April, the clock will automatically advance to 3:00 AM.
End of Daylight Saving Time:
At 2:59.59 AM on the last Sunday in October, the clock will automatically reset to 2:00 AM.

So the easiest thing to do is to change your time zone up or down one for the period between the new DST date and the old -- or you can buy a new SmartSet for about $15. The newer ones do not have the same problem.

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Sharper Image Weatherproof Atomic Clock Model OQ007

Press and hold the "Mode" button for a few seconds until the display flashes. The briefly press the Mode button to cycle through each setting. When you get to the "Zone" setting, press the up button to advance the time zone. Press the mode button repeatedly to finish cycling through the settings.

Done.

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SOURCE: Oregon Scientific Stark clock resets itself to PST.

-Press SELECT once and time number should flash.
-Press and hold SELECT and it will enter settings mode for the clock.
-At the bottom of the screen next to the moon phase you should now see PST time zone.
-UP and DOWN keys will change the time zone.
-Press SELECT and other clock settings can be changed.

Posted on Dec 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Starck clock wrong time zone

-Make sure clock is in radio sync mode. This is in the manual so won't repeat here.
-Press & release SELECT. Clock time numbers should flash
-Press & hold SELECT. It should enter clock settings mode
-Bottom of screen next to moon phase you should see the current time zone. PST after reset
-UP & DOWN will move through time zones.
-Press & release SELECT when done.
-Each time SELECT is pressed will move to a new setting like 12/24 hour etc.
-Press SELECT until clock numbers stop blinking or leave it alone to return to normal mode
-This should also work on the other Oregon Scientific Starck models.

Posted on Dec 21, 2009

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RESETTING THE CLOCK AFTER A TOTAL MEMORY LOSS

If you do not change the built in lithium battery within a reasonable period of time after you see the ‘flashing’ LOW BATT. warning indicator, the lithium battery may become exhausted and will no longer be able to supply back up power to the SmartSet internal computer.

If the unit is disconnected from the AC outlet after the battery is exhausted, or if a power interruption occurs, the SmartSet memory will be lost and the clock will need to be reset when the power is restored. Be sure to install a fresh lithium battery before you reset the clock, otherwise the clock will need to be reset each time the power is interrupted.

If the lithium battery is exhausted and you experience an interruption in the AC power supply, the clock will reset itself to its initial default setting when the power is restored.

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1.) Install a new CR2430 lithium battery in the battery compartment.

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