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Re: How to set this watch
I need to know what kind of watch you are talking about Just like every car has a muffler, they are all differant, same goes with watches. Usually by the buttons will be the words "adjust" or "mode"or "set" try pushing one of these and holding down the button for 4-5 seconds (no less) because somtimes it takes that long to start (blinking).Once you get it blinking just push buttons you'll find the ones that do what you need. If you find out that this dos't work, please let me know, there are differant ways to set watche , this is just the most likly way
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Here's how you set the 40/6623 M175 for anything. I figured it all out with help from here :). Okay so want to set the alarm? Press MODE once. Then hold it. And use the DATE and ALARM buttons to set the alarm. Press MODE twice and you're done. To set time do the step before this and press MODE once. Use the DATE and ALARM button to set the time. As for the 24 hr deal what you do is hold ALARM and press MODE or hold MODE and press DATE. To turn alarm on/off hold ALARM button and then press the DATE button. To set the date go to time set mode and keep cycling between the hours and mins until you get to the date :). That's all you gotta do :D. I know many of you need the instructions so here it is!!
Armitron All-Sport Watch Instructions
By Brian Walker
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The Armitron All-Sport is a unisex style of watch made by Armitron that features a digital readout and four buttons around the outer dial for adjusting various aspects of the watch. It can set alarms, keeps the time as well as the date, and has a built-in backlight. Accessing and adjusting these various settings is a fairly simple process.
To enter the date and time setting mode, press and hold the "mode" button, located on the top-left of the watch. Continue holding this button until the display begins to flash. This first display is the alarm setting, should you choose to set an alarm to go off. If you'd like to set the alarm, use the "alarm" button on the bottom-right of the watch to advance the hours to the desired one. Then press the mode button again; this will cycle through the minutes and seconds of the alarm to allow you to set those as well. Once you have set the alarm, you can press the "date" button at the top-right of the watch to proceed to the regular time setting. These numbers, which will now be flashing, also are adjusted by pressing the alarm button to change them. Pressing the date button again will now cycle through the hours, minutes, seconds and the date. As you continue to press the date button, the All-Sport will continuously cycle through these options; don't worry if you forget to set one, you can simply press the date button a few times until you get back to the setting you need to change. Once the alarm, time and date have all been set, you can press the mode button one more time to exit to the normal watch mode that will display the date and time.
Using Chime and Alarm
The Armitron All-Sport features both an alarm and an hourly chime. The alarm function will cause the watch to continuously beep at the selected time until you turn it off by pressing a button. The chime will cause the watch to beep once every hour. You can turn both these features on and off by pressing and holding the alarm button and while holding it pressing the date button. The first time you do this, the chime will turn on and a small house symbol will be displayed on the watch face. Performing this button-pressing sequence again will turn on the alarm, which in turn displays a small clock icon on the watch face. Each successive pressing of this button sequence will alternate between the chime and the alarm, turning them either on or off.
The All-Sport also features a built-in backlight to help you view the watch in dark conditions. This light can be activated by pressing the "light" button on the bottom-left of the watch. Pressing this button is the only way to activate the light, and doing so will only cause the watch to illuminate for a few seconds at a time.
I have an aqualite field ranger watch too. I lost the information but I found another notice for another watch and I was able to set the TIME as well as the alarm. I am not despairing as to one day set the date correctly! ;-)
The instructions I found are for "LIFELONG Chrono Alarm Sport watch" from Hanig & Company. The watch this particular instructions comes from has a rectangle LCD display that only takes the center of the dial, and only 3 buttons for the functions.
Aqualite has 4 buttons, but one of them is only for lighting the dial only, therefore if we use the 3 other buttons the same way they are described in this manual, it will work.
Aqualite has 4 buttons: 1) top right (we will call it S1 like this manual does) 2) bottom right (this will be S2) 3) bottom left (this will be S3)
As I said the number 4) (top left) is only for light and we will forget it since it is not needed to set our watch.
Setting the minutes, hour, date month and day: Press S3 3 times, or until the following are flashing in the display : TU and seconds Set the minute: press S2 once and advance by pressing S1 Set the hour: press S2 and advance by pressing S1 Choose from AM (A), PM (P) or military time (H) Set the date: Press S2 and advance by pressing S1 Set the month: Press S2 and advance by pressing S1 Set the day Press S2 and advance by pressing S1 Press S3 to bring you to the time display
Setting the chronograph: The chronograph feature will store and add to the last recorded time interval up to 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds in the time display. 1. Press S3 (flashing in the display: SU, FR, SA) 2. Press S1 to begin. Press S1 to stop. 3. press S3 to return to the time display.
Setting the lap time: The lap feature will record from 1/100th of a second up to 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds. In the time display. 1. Press S3 (flashing in the display: SU, FR. SA) 2. Press S2 to clear setting 3. Press S1 to begin. Press S2 to stop. 4. Press S1 once and S2 twice to reset. 5. Press S3 to return to the time display.
Setting the alarm and snooze: The time alarm features with a convenient snooze function which will sound 5 minutes after the first alarm in the time display. 1. Press S3 twice for the alarm mode (hour will be flashing): advance by pressing S1 2. Press S2 once (minute will be flashing) 3. Press S3 to set alarm and return to time display 3. Press S1 to deactivate alarm 5. After 5 minutes, snooze alarm will ring. Pres S2 to deactivate. 6. Press S1 and S2 at the same time to deactivate the alarm at any time.
To test alarm In the time display 1. press S1 and S2 simultaneously for alarm test.
Hourly chime Your chrono alarm sport watch ha the option of an hourly chime in the time display. 1 Press S2 and then press S3 to activate hourly chime 2. Repeat process to deactivate
For setting Time & Date... 1. Push "MODE" button three times (change Mode to TimeSet) Time -> StopWatch -> AlarmTimeSet -> TimeSet -> Time ->... 2. Flashing Second Number Digits 3. Push "RESET" to select... Second -> Minute -> Hour(12hr<->24hr) ->... Date -> Month -> Day of Week -> Second -> ....(repeat) 4. Use "START" to set each item...
For setting Alarm ON/OFF 1. Push "RESET" button then Push "START" same time... Alarm ON -> Alarm OFF -> ... (repeat)
Light button is A Mode button is B Start button is C Reset button is D
Standard Time Adjustment: 1) To set time, date, etc. press button B three times (assuming you start in standard time display mode) 2) Press button D until the area you'd like to change is flashing. (i.e.: minutes, date, day, etc.) 3) Press button C to change. Press once for one unit increment of change. Hold for 3 seconds for speedy advance. 4) Press D again until the next area you'd like to change is flashing. 5) At completion of changes press Button B to resume standard time display mode.
TIME AND DATE 1. Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits flash (you'll be in Alarm Mode) Press MODE again to enter TIME mode, SECONDS digits will flash. 2. Press ADJUST to set SECONDS to zero. 3. Press START/STOP to select MINUTES. 4. Press ADJUST to change. 5. Repeat to set HOURS, MONTH, DAYS, and DAY of WEEK. Go through 12 hours to set AM or PM. 6. Press MODE when done. 7. To display DATE from Time display , press START/STOP. 8. With DATE displayed press and hold START/STOP, then press ADJUST to change display between DATE-MONTH and MONTH-DATE. 9. With TIME displayed, press and hold ADJUST, then press MODE to switch between 12-and 24-hour format.
ALARM AND HOURLY CHIME 1. Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits, DAY, and A or P (for AM or PM) flash. 2. Press ADJUST to change HOURS digits. Go through 12 hours for AM or PM. 3. Press START/STOP to select MINUTES. 4. Press ADJUST to change.. Press MODE when done. 5. Press and hold ADJUST, then press START/STOP to turn chime on/off. Press START/STOP again to turn alarm on /off. Release START/STOP when done.
CHRONOGRAPH 1. Chronograph will count up to 24 hours. Lap times are not stored. After 40 minutes chrono display changes from seconds to minutes. 2. With time displayed, press MODE to select Chrono Mode. 3. Press START/STOP to start. 4. Press ADJUST to view lap time. Press again to sesume lap timing. 5. Press START/STOP to stop timing . Press ADJUST to reset chrono to zero. 6. Repeat for successive laps.
I think I figured it out:
(Start + Reset) = toggle alarm on/off ("ALM" will display in upper left corner when alarm is on.
(press Mode once) will bring you in chrono mode, where "start" button starts and stops the chrono, and "reset" button resets it back to zero
(press Mode once more) will bring you to setting of time for alarm. Set the "hour" value by pressing "start" repeatedly, then press "reset" and set the "minute" value by pressing "start" repeatedly
(press Mode once more) will bring you to setting of time for actual time. Reset the "Seconds" value to zero by pressing "start" button once, then press "reset" and set the "minute" value by pressing "start" repeatedly, then press "reset" and set the "hour" value by pressing "start" repeatedly (if it shows "H" in upper right corner, time will be displayed euro-style 0:00-23:59, if it shows "A" time will be displayed 12am/12pm), then press "reset" and set the "day of month" value by pressing "start" repeatedly, then press "reset" and set the "month" value (1-12) by pressing "start" repeatedly, then press "reset" and set the "day of week" value (Su-Sa) by pressing "start" repeatedly
(press Mode once more) voila!
Time and Location If you hold in the light, start and the reset button for a few seconds a screen will appear with the 12h or 24 h clock setting and also the date and country. Once you have that screen if you press the mode button it will move over the date and clock etc then you just press the reset button and start button to choose the date and time. Once you have changed the date and time to the correct date press the light button, start button and reset button and it will save the settings.
Alarm Hold in the light, start and the reset button for a few seconds a screen will appear press the mode button it will move over the date and clock etc then you just press the reset button and start button to choose the date and time. Use the light button to set the screen.
My watch has 4 buttons (2 on the left, 2 on the right) plus the "Indiglo" button. Use the "Mode" button (lower left) to move between the time and the stopwatch. When seeing the stopwatch, hold the "Mode" button. This will get you to the alarm setting mode. Press the "Mode" button again to switch to the time setting mode. Use the "Start/Stop" button (upper right) to move from seconds > minutes > hour > date > day of week. Use the "Spl/Reset" button (lower right) to change the numbers.
These are settings for the Timex SPORTS 1440 Magnetism (5b841 -W163US) These are for the 4 button SPORTS 1440 (not 6 button) - they will also work for the 1440 SPORTS "Informer" model wrist watch - you will NOT find these instructions on the Timex website - only the 6 button which will not work on these watches is on that site!
TIME AND DATE
Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits flash (you'll be in Alarm Mode) Press MODE again to enter TIME mode, SECONDS digits will flash.
Press ADJUST to set SECONDS to zero.
Press START/STOP to select MINUTES.
Press ADJUST to change.
Repeat to set HOURS, MONTH, DAYS, and DAY of WEEK. Go through 12 hours to set AM or PM.
Press MODE when done.
To display DATE from Time display , press START/STOP.
With DATE displayed press and hold START/STOP, then press ADJUST to change display between DATE-MONTH and MONTH-DATE.
With TIME displayed, press and hold ADJUST, then press MODE to switch between 12-and 24-hour format.
ALARM AND HOURLY CHIME
Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits, DAY, and A or P (for AM or PM) flash.
Press ADJUST to change HOURS digits. Go through 12 hours for AM or PM.
Press START/STOP to select MINUTES.
Press ADJUST to change.. Press MODE when done.
Press and hold ADJUST, then press START/STOP to turn chime on/off. Press START/STOP again to turn alarm on /off. Release START/STOP when done.
Chronograph will count up to 24 hours. Lap times are not stored. After 40 minutes chrono display changes from seconds to minutes.
With time displayed, press MODE to select Chrono Mode.
Press START/STOP to start.
Press ADJUST to view lap time. Press again to sesume lap timing.
Press START/STOP to stop timing . Press ADJUST to reset chrono to zero.
Repeat for successive laps.
Have fun! - Not a bad watch for the money! - - Silver Bullet