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How do i get the second hour minute times to be in sync with the second hand and hour hand ??? on a jag watch model number J679A

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SOURCE: Guess Watch's stop watch is broken?

it's not broken.

let's call the top stopwatch button "a" and the bottom stopwatch button "b." eg, for normal stop watch function press "a" to start timing, press "a" to stop timing, and press "b" to reset.

to reset: press button "a" and "b" simultaneously and release (an easy way to do this is press and hold down "b" then press "a" and release both). this will send both hands spinning. next press "a" intermittently until the second-hand is back to it's desired reset location. then, likewise, press "b" intermittently until the minute hand is zeroed. now with both hands at the correct reset location, again press and release "a" and "b" simultaneously to save these resets and return the watch to normal function mode.

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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SOURCE: The second hand of my Tissot watch T870/970 starts and stops.

Yes, pulling out crown prolongs battery life, but this is only for allmost unnoticeable period of time.
With the seconds hand there are only one solution- you have to take your watch to the nearest watchmaker as you will not be able to deal with it without appropriate knowledge and skills.
There can be two reasons why the seconds hand is jumping:
1) Fault within integrated circuit ( watch 'brain' is not giving an impulse in a specific period of time),
2) Few teeth may be damaged on second wheel as well as there can be tiny dirt particles sticking onto it.
Both need attention of professional.
If that seconds hand do not annoy you too much, wait till the watch needs battery replacement and then replace battery and check the watch at once. It will be cheaper then to do both jobs separately.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Bulova 96R31 keeps time + date, but the chronograph does not work

The problem is in chronograph module or related gear train. To find what exactly the problem is, special tools and equipment is needed as well as watchmakers knowledge and skill. There may be just an underpowered battery, but according to your explanation, I tend to think that the first causes mentioned by me are the right ones. Visit your nearest watch repair shop and ask to check your watch for any faults. Rate me, please.

Posted on Feb 25, 2010

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SOURCE: watch hour and minute hands are not lined up at 12 o'clock

Take the back off, then slip the works out of the case. move the hands to line up at 12.. hope this helps..

Posted on Feb 27, 2010

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SOURCE: Sweep 2nd hand operation & watch time setting on my Pulsar watch.

The larger second hand on the Pulsar PF8036 is part of the stopwatch feature. The upper button starts/stops the stopwatch feature, and the lower button operates the lap/reset function. Why they made the larger hand work only with the stopwatch instead of the smaller hand to the left is beyond me, but that's how it is designed.

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Invicta 6423 I can 't match the time on the hands and the digital watch


Press mode button until only digital seconds are displaying.
Hold both chrono buttons until you see the word sync on display
Press each chrono button until hour and minute hand is at 12:00
Press mode button

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How To Set The Time/Calendar For Your Seiko Watch


<span style="font-weight: bold;">Time Setting for Models Without Calendar</span><br /><span style="font-style: italic;">Note: When setting the minute hand of a quartz watch, advance it a few minutes ahead of the time and then turn it back to the exact time.</span><br /> <ol> <li>Pull out the crown all the way. <span style="font-style: italic;">Note: If your watch has three hands, pull out the crown when the second hand is pointing to 12 o'clock.</span></li> <li>Adjust the time by turning the crown in the desired direction.</li> <li>Push the crown back in to the normal position.<span style="font-style: italic;"> Note: If your watch has three hands, push the crown back in to the normal position in accordance with a time signal for "00" seconds.</span></li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Time/Calendar Setting for Models With Calendar</span><br /><span style="font-style: italic;">Note: The date will change gradually between 9:00 PM and 4:00 AM. For some models, however, it will change instantly when the hands pass the 12 o'clock marker at midnight.</span><br /> <ul style="font-weight: bold;"> <li>For models with date calendar</li></ul> <ol> <li>Pull out the crown to the first click.</li> <li>Turn the crown until the previous day's date appears in the calendar frame.</li> <li>Pull out the crown to the second click, and advance the hour and minute hands until the desired date appears. <span style="font-style: italic;">Note: If your watch has three hands, pull out the crown when the second hand is pointing to 12 o'clock.</span></li> <li>Adjust the time by turning the crown in the desired direction.</li> <li>Push the crown back in to the normal position.<span style="font-style: italic;"> Note: If your watch has three hands, push the crown back in to the normal position in accordance with a time signal for "00" seconds.</span></li></ol> <ul style="font-weight: bold;"> <li>For models with day and date calendar</li></ul> <ol> <li>Pull out the crown to the first click.</li> <li>Turn the crown until the previous day's date appears in the calendar frame.</li> <li>Turn the crown in the opposite direction until the desired language (bilingual) for the day before the desired day appears in the calendar frame. <span style="font-style: italic;">Note: For Cal. 7009 and 7019, push the crown back in to the normal position and then push it repeatedly to set the day.</span><br /></li> <li>Pull out the crown to the second click, and advance the hour and minute hands until the desired date and day appears. <span style="font-style: italic;">Note: If your watch has three hands, pull out the crown when the second hand is pointing to 12 o'clock.</span></li> <li>Adjust the time by turning the crown in the desired direction.</li> <li>Push the crown back in to the normal position.<span style="font-style: italic;"> Note: If your watch has three hands, push the crown back in to the normal position in accordance with a time signal for "00" seconds.</span></li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Note:</span> Do not change the calendar between 9:00 PM and 4:00 AM as it may not change properly. If it is necessary to set the calendar during that time period, first change the time to any time outside those hours, set the calendar and then reset the correct time. When the day shifts automatically to the next day, the other language will temporarily appear.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Note:</span> When setting the hour hand, check that AM/PM is correctly set. The watch is designed so that the calendar changes once in 24 hours.<br /><span style="font-style: italic;">Turn the hands past the 12 o'clock marker to determine whether the time is set for the AM or PM period. If the calendar changes, the time is set for the AM period. If it does not change, the time is set for the PM period.</span><br />

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How to syncronize time with clock chimes? Howard Miller banjo clock.


The hands on your clock are probably friction fit, meaning that they can be adjusted, possibly even without tools. The hour hand is usually a firm slip fit over a tube, meaning that it can be slid forward and backward an hour or more as long as you hold the minute hand steady to keep the hour shaft from turning.
The minute hand may be trickier to adjust. Sometimes, it, too, is a simple friction fit, and you can pop off the hand (remove the second hand and pull the minute hand straight up off its shaft) before setting it where it should go. Other times, however, the minute hand is on a keyed shaft and has to go on in one of two directions. It's still possible that someone could have assembled your clock incorrectly, however, making the minute hand 30 minutes out of sync with your chimes.
If neither of these ideas helps you, please describe better exactly how the time isn't matching up with the chimes. That will help us better understand the underlying issue.

May 09, 2011 | Watches

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Hello, I have a Tissot Veloci-T watch, purchased about 10 days ago, and I'm not sure if there is a mechanical problem or just merely a battery issue. The hour and minute hands do not sync up on...


The list of problems is impressive and if you still have the proof of purchase, it should go back to Tissot for repair or replacement. It shouldn't matter where you bought it, so long as you can prove that it is within the warranty period.

(It sounds as though it has been dropped onto a hard surface)

If you haven't got any proof of purchase, then you will have to pay for any repairs.

May 08, 2011 | Tissot T0244171705100 Velocit Watch for...

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This is a dual time watch and the minute hands are not in sync. How do I open the crown on this model to access the hands.


It honestly depends on the model. If the model is a dual movement model, there is usually a crown at the 3:00 and 9:00 positions on the case. You would want to:

1) Pull each crown out when the second hand is at 12:00, if there is no second hand, then the minute hand should be over the next 1-2 minutes for proper syncing.

2) go to: http://www.time.gov/ , select the proper time zone(s) that you would like to sync to.

3) Count down to the next minute time change, and simultaneously press in the crowns on both sides, engaging the hands to the movement.

If this is a different model than what I have described, please describe the watch brand, model, and buttons / features that you see, and I am happy to help!

Feb 04, 2011 | Watches

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Have Rado 193. am trying to sync analog and digital time. Manual says turning crown slowly adjusts minutes. Does not - only hours change


You can adjust the analogue hands without changing the digital ONLY when you have set the watch to 24hr fornat. Do this by going to the second Timezone screen (T2) and pressing the crown once briefly. If A or P appears, the time display is in 12-hour mode. If no letter appears, the time display is in 24-hour mode. To change mode, press crown briefly a second time.

Now go to the basic display where no digital info is shown. Pull the crown out. Now slow turning will adjust the minutes and fast turning the hours, but only of the hands. Therefore you can synchronize the two. After they show the same time, press the crown back in and adjust both times together using the crown as normal on the standard "Time" digital screen

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Need a user manual for the time magazine free chronograph watch


I have NO ideal what kind of watch it is so I am giving general chronograph instructions. You will have to use as it applies to the watch you were given.

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These instructions are provided for users who are not familiar with using a mechanical/analog chronograph. The instructions may be applied to any chronograph that has a seconds counter, 30 minute counter, and hour counter.
Please refer to the instructions of the appropriate model to determine the location of each counter on the dial. Note: some of the features described here may not be available on your particular model. Again, refer to the specifications to see if they apply to your model.
Using the chronographe functions:
How to read the chronographe:
For a chronographe that has a center seconds register, a 30 minute register and an hour register. Example 1: If the hour register is between the 1 and 2, but closer to the 1, and the minute register is at 20, and the seconds register is at 35, then the elapsed time is 1 hour 20 minutes and 35 seconds. Example 2: If the hour register is between the 1 and 2, but closer to the 2, and the minute register is at 20, and the seconds register is at 35, then the elapsed time is 1 hour 50 minutes and 35 seconds.
How to read the tachymetre:
If you are driving and want to determine the speed of the car using your tachymetre, start your chronograph when you pass a mile marker, stop your chronographe when you pass the next mile marker. Look at the center seconds hand and read the number on the Tachymetre scale, this number will indicate the miles per hour that the vehicle is travelling.
How to read the pulsometer:
Some watches have a pulsometer instead of a tachymetre. Use it as follows: Start the chronographe and begin counting the pulse. When you have counted 30 beats, stop the chronographe. The number on the pulsometer scale will indicate the pulse rate per minute.
How to read the telemeter:
Some watches have a telemeter instead of a tachymetre or pulsometer. Here is an example of one use for a telemeter: Start the chronographe when you see lighting. Stop the chronographe when you hear the thunder. Read the center seconds hand on the Telemetric scale and the number will indicate the distance separating the observer from the place where the lighting struck. This can give you a good indication of how far off a storm might be.
The many uses of a chronographe:
A chronograph has many practical uses, from timing a plane flight, a car ride, or simply being curious. There are also some uses for the chronographe that may not be so obvious. For example, you can use the chronographe on your watch as a dual timezone indicator. This is done as follows: If it is currently 6 A.M. in your home location and it is 12 noon in London, start your chronograph at exactly 6 o'clock. The number of hours displayed on your chronographe hour register will then show you the current time in London. Of course, these are just some uses of a chronographe. There are hundreds of uses for chronographes.


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I have a Aerospace model watch and am having difficulty in adjusting the digital time to be equal to the minute and hour hand time.


Its best to change on the hour.Stop your watch so that the second hand is pointing to 12.
Move the hands to the time i.e 10am then advance the minute hand 5 mins past the hour, then turn it back to 10am, when the time comes push set and your hands are set.
I think you might have not moved the minute hand forward 5 mins and back.

You can now set your digital time from your hands setting.

Oct 22, 2009 | Breitling Aerospace Avantage E7936210/G606...

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Tissot t-touch analog time is out of sync with digital time. How do I res-sync them?


This is the tried and tested solution from this very nice gentleman. Many thanks to him (Ha Bi):
  1. Press and hold on to the T button until it beeps
  2. Touch the middle of the screen to change digital display to unit selection
  3. Press and hold the T-button until "Synchronize" comes up in the digital display
  4. Use the + button and - button to align the hour and minute hand to 12:00.
  5. Click on the T-button again. Congrats, you're done!
  6. Enjoy~
Must see blog for all T-touch users

http://myhabi.blogspot.com/2008/10/tissot-t-touch-battery-change.html

Jun 04, 2009 | Tissot T-Touch T33759851

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