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My cka 1000wants to display 20 ne most of the time.

My cka 1000 keeps displaying 20 ne. I reset the time zone and it works from a few hours to a day or so then goes back to displaying 20 ne.

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  • Herje Jul 22, 2008

    Our clock did the same thing. Suddenly it displays 20 ne for no apparent reason. Don't know how repeatable it is yet. We lost the manual and had some trouble knowing how to get out of this display in the first place - and then actually set the time zone again

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The manual recommends pushing the time / set middle large button once or twice. Have the antenna as far away from the clock as possiable. In the NE NY & Boston it make take a few days due to weak signal. It helps if the antenna is by a non metal window sill. If that doesn't work put it on the west side of a house and after a few days it will set. After pressing the button one of 4 dashes will appear in the display. This means it has confirmed the signal and the clock will set. ( I just found my missing manual and reset it all myself).

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How do I set time zone? S/N: 502 16764PH.


Setting The Time, The First Time IMPORTANT: The first time you connect your new SmartSet clock radio to the AC outlet the internal computer will automatically set the time correctly for the Eastern Time Zone, which is the initial default setting. The display will scan for a few seconds and then show the correct Day and Time in the Eastern zone. If you live in the Eastern Time zone, there's nothing else to do. Your clock is set correctly and running. If you do not live in the Eastern Time zone you must change the default zone display to your own zone. You only do this one time and the SmartSet will remember the new default zone setting and will always return to that setting after a power interruption. There are 7 time zones programmed into your SmartSet clock radio as follows: ZONE 1 - Atlantic Time ZONE 2 - Eastern Time (Default Setting) ZONE 3 - Central Time ZONE 4 - Mountain Time ZONE 5 - Pacific Time ZONE 6 - Yukon Time ZONE 7 To c h a n g e t h e d e f a u l t t i m e z o n e d i s p l a y, depress the TIME ZONE button. The number "2" will appear on the display indicating that the default zone is ZONE 2, Eastern Time. Hold theTIMEZONE button and then press either the or buttons your own time zone appears on the display, then release the buttons. The clock display will change to the correct time in the time zone you selected . The clock will always return to the correct time in the zone you selected after every power interruption. http://www.emersonradio.com/resources/owner_manuals/manual_1396274206.pdf

Apr 08, 2016 | Emerson Smart Set Alarm AM/FM Clock Radio...

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Procedure For Setting Time Zones For Emerson Clock Radios


Setting The Time, The First Time
IMPORTANT: The first time you connect your new SmartSet® clock radio to
the AC outlet the internal computer will automatically set the time correctly for
the Eastern Time Zone, which is the initial default setting. The display will
scan for a few seconds and then show the correct Day and Time in the Eastern
zone. If you live in the Eastern Time zone, there’s nothing else to do. Your
clock is set correctly and running.
If you do not live in the Eastern Time zone you must change the default zone
display to your own zone. You only do this one time and the SmartSet® will remember
the new default zone setting and will always return to that setting after a power
interruption.
There are 7 time zones programmed into your SmartSet® clock radio as follows:
ZONE 1 — Atlantic Time
ZONE 2 — Eastern Time (Default Setting)
ZONE 3 — Central Time
ZONE 4 — Mountain Time
ZONE 5 — Pacific Time
ZONE 6 — Yukon Time
ZONE 7 — Hawaiian Time
To change the default time zone display, depress the Time Zone button.
The number “02” will appear on the display
indicating that the default zone is ZONE 2,
Eastern Time

on Jun 12, 2009 | Emerson Smartset Clock Radio

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Can not change time zone on sharper image model lm521 projection clock


I got to liking the Sharper Image LM521 Digital Clock so much that I finally took the time to figure out how to manually set it-it was that or toss it! The instructions are as follows:
NOTE!!!
AFTER installing fresh batteries, or removing and reinstalling the batteries:
Successively pressing the "SET" button results in steps 1.) to 11.) below, each of which describes the particular/specific LM521 clock function you you can manually set.
HOWEVER, pressing the "SET" button after the clock had been previous set and running, will start the manual clock settings from step "2.)," "SET Offset Hours..." To start from step 1.), remove and reinstall the batteries.

Sharper Image LM521 Digital Clock

PROGRAM/MANUAL SETTING MODE
After inserting the batteries:
The whole LCD screen lights up showing the different settings, etc.
After several seconds, the LCD screen clears and displays:
A flashing antenna
Upper left hand side of the LCD display. USA Time Zone Map
Middle right side of the LCD display (if necessary, to see, remove and reinsert batteries).
WAIT FOR AUTO TIME SET
A flashing antenna
> This indicates the clock is trying to auto set the time according to the WWVB radio/satellite time signal. Set on windowsill for best chance of success.
If it can't detect the signal, mannual setting is required, starting with the time zone.
> Manually set time ONLY if you are absolutely certain the WWVB signal cannot be found. Otherwise any manual time setting will be auto set to the WWVB time when its signal is detected, which may be many hours later.

SET USA Time Zone
1.) Press "SET" -- US time zone
> press "MODE" repeatedly until the desired time zone is reached.
5 = Eastern standard time (default setting)
6 = Central standard time
7 = Mountain standard time
8 = Pacific standard time
9 = Alaskan standard time

SET Offset Hours to Compensate for Satellite Signal
2.) After step 1.) above, press "SET"
A flashing "-7h" (minus 7 hours, default) and flashing USA Time Zone map appear.
This default setting worked just fine in New Mexico, MST, and may also work for your time zone as well.
> Press "MODE" to set from "-0" to "-12h" (minus 0 to 12 hours).
> Set to "-0h" if the satellite time signal set your clock to the correct time for the US time zone you live in.
> Set from "-1h" to "-12" to offset the time set by the satellite signal in case it does not match the time in your time zone. (E.g., 3pm -1h = 2pm.)
> NOTE: The default setting is -7h. If the satellite signal resets the time, say to 9pm, the time displayed will be 2pm (9pm-7h)--but if it should display 5pm instead to match your time zone, then set offset to -4h. Hence, the need to correctly set the offset hours if the -7h default value does not work for you.

SET Daylight Savings Time (DST)
3.) Press "SET" -- DST (Daylight Savings Time)
> Press "MODE" to set ON/OFF

SET Time
4.) Press "SET" (5no = seconds)
"5no" displays, plus flashing bars for seconds (not minutes as it falsely seems).
> Press "MODE" to set from 0 to 60 seconds
5.) Press "SET" (set hours)
> hour bars flash > press "MODE" to set hours
6.) Press "SET" (set minutes)
> minute bars flash > press "MODE" to set minutes

SET Date
7.) Press "SET"
> press "MODE" set year
8.) Press "SET"
> press "MODE" set month
9.) Press "SET"
> press "MODE" set day
SET Week Day
10.) Press "SET"
> press "MODE" set week day, Mom through Sun (Mo is default)

SET Standard (12) / Military (24) Time
11.) Press "SET"
> Press "MODE" set 12/24

CEILING DISPLAY:

SET/ROTATE Ceiling Projected Time/Temp Position
12.) Repeatedly press button with four tiny arrows pointing opposite each other (rightside of "DSPL" button) until the Time/Temperature display on the ceiling is oriented how you want it.

SET Ceiling Projection Brightness, or turn off
13.) Pressing button with sun symbol (leftside of "DSPL" button) cycles ceiling display from off, to brightness levels 1, 2, and 3.

SELECT between Ceiling Projected Time, Temp or Both
14.) Pressing "DISPL" repeatedly cycles between M0 (time), M1 (temperature), M2 (time & temperature auto switch every second or so).

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I do not know how to set the alarm for my Sangean RCR-1 alarm clock.


Alarm settings can be made with clock/radio on or off.
The Alarm Clock/Radio is equipped with two independent alarm
systems each of which can activate the Human Wake System Buzzer
or turn on a preselected radio station.

Using Alarm with a Preselected Radio Station:
Select desired station using + or - Tuning Button [18] or select one
of the 1-7 presets.
Set the desired volume level using Alarm Level Adjustment [9]
Select alarm system 1 or 2 by pressing the alarm button [14] or [15].
Display will blink with selected alarm
Press alarm set button [16]
Display will blink showing selected alarm hour and alarm mode
and beep
Press alarm Mode button [20] to select alarm mode
Use + or - button [18] to set alarm time hours.
Press set button [16] to set minutes using + or - button to
set minutes.
Press alarm days selections 1-7 (Sunday-Saturday) to select
alarm days.
Display will show the days on which you wish to be awoken by the
radio alarm.
Pressing alarm button 1 or 2 will confirm settings and a beep and
display indicates radio alarm is set.
Note:
If alarm days or alarm mode are not selected display will blink
all the days for a few seconds indicating the alarm is not set
and the alarm will not be activated.
If you would like to be awoken to the station you are presently
listening to press alarm button 1 or 2 for more then 2 seconds.
This allows the station you are listening to be stored into
memory. Then follow above procedures.

Using Alarm with HWS Alarm Beep:
Select alarm system 1 or 2 by pressing the alarm button [14] or [15].
Display will blink with selected alarm Press alarm set button [16]
Display will blink showing selected alarm hour and alarm mode
and beep
Press alarm Mode button [20] to select alarm mode
Use + or - button [18] to set alarm time hours.
Press set button [16] to set minutes using + or - button to
set minutes
Press alarm days selections 1-7 (Sunday-Saturday) to select
alarm days.
Display will show the days on which you wish to be awoken by the
buzzer humane alarm
Pressing alarm button 1 or 2 will confirm settings and a beep and
display indicates buzzer humane alarm is set.
Note:
If alarm days or alarm mode are not selected display will blink
all the days for a few seconds indicating the alarm is not set
and the alarm will not be activated.

Cancelling Alarm Setting:
Alarm functions can be cancelled:
Select alarm system 1 or 2 by pressing the alarm button [14] or [15].
Display will blink with selected alarm
Press alarm set button [16]
Display will blink showing selected alarm hour and alarm mode
and beep
Press alarm Mode button [20] one or two times (depending if you
were in the alarm radio or alarm buzzer mode) till display blinks.
Press alarm 1 or 2 button again to confirm alarm cancellation.
The symbol will stay on the display for about 2 seconds
and disappear.
You may also select days you wish to be or not to be woken after
pressing the Set button while display is blinking. Press 1-7
(Sunday-Saturday) of button [19] to make a selection.

This is the figure of your device and you can find which button where is:


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Good luck!
Thanks.
gylacz

Jun 10, 2011 | Sangean RCR-1 Clock Radio

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I have a model CKA-1000 with the 20 ne problem. Last night I pressed the time zone button like it said in the forum and the correct time popped up. This morning, however, it was back at 20 ne. I again...


Hi,

It is asking for the time signal.Try moving the clock/radio to another area in the house. The atomic clock will pick up the signal from Boulder, Colorado is on a frequency of 60 kHz. Unfortunately house current 120 volt is also 60 kHz and may be interfering with the signal.

Hope this manual will help you out solving the problem
The CKA1000 series will have same manual.So you can use this manual for reference.

Click here downlaod manual1

Click here download manual2

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Sep 08, 2010 | Emerson CKA1000 Clock Radio

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Time Zone Setting


Sorry it took so long to give you a answer to your problem. I hope this information help you with the problem. Thank you for using FixYa and have a nice day! Setting The Time, The First Time IMPORTANT: The first time you connect your new SmartSet® clock radio to the AC outlet the internal computer will automatically set the time correctly for the Eastern Time Zone, which is the initial default setting. The display will scan for a few seconds and then show the correct Day and Time in the Eastern zone. If you live in the Eastern Time zone, there?s nothing else to do. Your clock is set correctly and running. If you do not live in the Eastern Time zone you must change the default zone display to your own zone. You only do this one time and the SmartSet® will remember the new default zone setting and will always return to that setting after a power interruption. There are 7 time zones programmed into your SmartSet® clock radio as follows: ZONE 1 ? Atlantic Time ZONE 2 ? Eastern Time (Default Setting) ZONE 3 ? Central Time ZONE 4 ? Mountain Time ZONE 5 ? Pacific Time ZONE 6 ? Yukon Time ZONE 7 ? Hawaiian Time To change the default time zone display, depress the Time Zone button. The number ?02? will appear on the display indicating that the default zone is ZONE 2, Eastern Time

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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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Accuwave DS Clock


The radio may not be able to get a strong enough or clear enough signal to process (night is best away from TV, computers and radios).  To regain "control" of the clock, take the battery out, wait 30 seconds and then reinstall it.  This will reset the clock.  You can then manually set the clock. 
Press SET for a few seconds until the hour starts flashing in the display.  Then press the ADJUST button to set the hour.  Press SET to move to the different functions (Hour -> Minutes -> Seconds-> Month -> Date -> Year) each time using the ADJUST button to correct the setting.  Finally press MODE to exit the setting mode.  
If the time zone is incorrect for your area (default is PST), press MODE to enter the Alarm Time Mode; then press SET to flip through the time zones; then press MODE again to exit.
The little "reset" is for use if the LCD display doesn't come on when the battery is changed. It doesn't affect any of the clock settings per se.

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Why won't it automatically set time?


Sorry it took so long to give you a answer for the problem.I hope this information help you with your problem.Thank you for using FixYa and have a nice day! Setting The Time, The First Time IMPORTANT: The first time you connect your new SmartSet® clock radio to the AC outlet the internal computer will automatically set the time correctly for the Eastern Time Zone, which is the initial default setting. The display will scan for a few seconds and then show the correct Day and Time in the Eastern zone. If you live in the Eastern Time zone, there?s nothing else to do. Your clock is set correctly and running. If you do not live in the Eastern Time zone you must change the default zone display to your own zone. You only do this one time and the SmartSet® will remember the new default zone setting and will always return to that setting after a power interruption. There are 7 time zones programmed into your SmartSet® clock radio as follows: ZONE 1 ? Atlantic Time ZONE 2 ? Eastern Time (Default Setting) ZONE 3 ? Central Time ZONE 4 ? Mountain Time ZONE 5 ? Pacific Time ZONE 6 ? Yukon Time ZONE 7 ? Hawaiian Time To change the default time zone display, depress the Time Zone button. The number ?02? will appear on the display indicating that the default zone is ZONE 2, Eastern Time

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Won't display time. Error message 20 ne


It's not displaying 20 ne - It's asking for the time ZONE . . .

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