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What are the dials? How do you set knobs? Can't move center knob.

Need explanation for the 3 dials on face. Not sure how to move center knob. Also how do you use the outside bezel?

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  • Anonymous May 26, 2009

    When I try to turn the center crown knob, it only goes 45 degrees and then will not pull out. Is it possible it should be done differently on mine.

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The 3 dials are the chronograph for timing an event such as motor racing(a stop watch). The centre know (the crown) has to be unscrewned counter clockwise and then pulled out from the case at, first stage will allow changes to date, second to set the time.
The outside bezel is used as a means of measuring time, eg. 20min, from a random starting point and is often used for 'oxygen' time for diving.

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