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Setting the time on a Timex Data Link 851 Watch

Does anyone know how to set the time on a Timex Ironman Dat Link 851 watch? I've lost the manual and the timex website is not and has not been working for days now.....the part of the website that has manual downloads. I've emailed the company but gotten no response. This watch only has a mode button, a reset button, a start/split button, and a dial on the side that turns. I've tried everything i can think of but cannot get it to get to a place where i can change the time. Thanks for your help!

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Re: Setting the time on a Timex Data Link 851 Watch

I have the same problem. Pulling the crown out no longer works, nor does pushing the crown in activate the light anymore. It seemed to start the first time I connected it to my computer. I just pulled the battery out, replaced it and reset the watch by doing a AC->VSS short and it still does not work. This watch is a piece of ****. It could have been great, but Timex seemed to put in a less than stellar effort into it.

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

Re: Setting the time on a Timex Data Link 851 Watch

Not if you watch is mine! Sounds like other people are having the same issues with their watch. I think I will be taking mine back...

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

Re: Setting the time on a Timex Data Link 851 Watch

Wrong answer can pull out the crown to also set the time with out using the USB cable..

Posted on May 25, 2008

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You have to use the USB cable and do it through your computer. There is no way to change the time on the watch. Bad design.

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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