When the amount of available memory in flash memorybecomes low,
"FILE" flashes in the lower left corner ofthe display in all of the submodes
of the standard mode as well as in the dive mode. Thewatch
automatically switches to the flash memory statusdisplay of the system
monitor mode when the water sensor gets wet while thiswarning function
is activated. Please note that although it is possibleto use the watch for
diving in this state, log data may not be recorded inflash memory during
The file error warning function is also activated andadditional log data is not recorded if the
duration of a single dive exceeds 2 hours or if morethan 15 dives are made in a single day. The
file error warning function may also be activated whenthe water temperature during diving is low.
It may not be possible to receive watchsettings by data communication while the file error warning
When the watch has switched to the file error warningdisplay, perform the garbage collection
procedure in the system monitor mode of the standardmode. Thedisplay returns to normal
following completion of garbagecollection.
Garbage collection begins when button (C) is pressedfor at least 2 seconds during the
flash memory status display.
• During the garbage collection operation, an alarmsounds and "G.C." is displayed on the
display. When garbage collection is completed,"Done" is displayed on the display.
• Garbage collection cannot be performed when"G.C." has changed to "NG" on the
battery charge indicator or when the water sensor hasbeen activated. "Fail" is displayed
on the disPress button (B) in the system monitor modeof the
standard mode to switch the watch to the Flash Memory
Formatting Flash Memory
Formatting of flash memory begins when button (B) is
pressed while pressing button (C) simultaneously forat
least 2 seconds.play at this time.