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The stop watch hand (long thin silver) does not reset to 12 o'c;ock at the end of ech period. Its resting stop is at aproximately3 minutes past 12 (rather than 12 precisely)

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That's easy. You need to calibrate it. In normal time mode, pull the crown out all the way and then use the pushers to step it back to the zero position. When finished, push the crown back in. You can also calibrate the sub-dails in a similar fashion.

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My seiko5 is stopped.

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Sector 500 - pull crown out all the way out (time set position), push the top button to reset the elapsed minutes dial, push crown in one click (date set position), top button resets 1/10 of a second dial, bottom button resets second hand.

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This works fine on Diesel DZ4140. Pull the crown till the end, then press the chrono start/stop button and the chronograph moves one sec at a time. Set it to 12 o' clock and you're good to go.

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Read users comment here, calibrated my Swatch. Thanks everyone. Thanks Fixya.
didn't know calibrate could be done on these watches, I thought the guy screwed it up who changed the cell battery :)

Posted on Apr 30, 2010


This worked perfectly. Thank you! I have been bothered by my Kenneth Cole watch with this problem.

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Worked great on Bulova Marine Star, thanks for the help..

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Manuel for yacht timer 700 please. Best regards P.Hessner

Could not find a download for instructions on this watch, but I did manage to find some basic instructions for the Sector brand. I hope this helps as this is the best I can come up with.
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Sector Chronograph Watch Instructions
  • Most chronograph watches have screw-down crowns for water resistance. You must unscrew the watch crown before you can make any changes to the watch time. After time is set screw the crown back in. To utilize the chronograph dials, use the buttons on the side of the watch. One button will be for the second timer. Press once for the second hand to start timing. Press again to stop it. Another button will be to reset the second hand timer back to zero. Sector Chronograph watches may have different dial functions (see link in References).
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  • Sector Ana-Digi timepieces have analog hands plus digital timekeeping functionality. To set the time, unscrew the crown counterclockwise and then clockwise to the appropriate time. The digital functionalities are programmed by the buttons on the side of the case. Depending on the style of the Sector watch, you can set the digital time with one button, set the date display, 1/100 seconds chronograph timer, altimeter, thermometer and alarm functions.
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    On a Invicta Men's Off-Shore Russian Diver Quartz Chronograph Silver-tone Watch, the big min hand does not stop at the 12 clock position but instead stops 2 mins before the 12. It stops on the 62 instead...

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    Need to reset the tachymeter on my Guess Steel watch . The dial resets it's self to the "7" location instead of "12" on my watch. Is there a way to recalibrate the watch?

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    Need instructions on National Geographic Men's watch #NG010GYSK

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