Question about Emerson SmartSet CKS1850 Clock Radio
How do I change the date. The back up battery went dead and during a power outage the radio shut down entirely. When I replaced the battery and plugged it in the date came up as Jan.1st 08. It is ony Oct. 0 and the days of the week are off.. How do I change the date to the current date as this effects the setting of the alarm days of the week?
RESETTING THE CLOCK AFTER A TOTAL MEMORY LOSS
If you do not change the built in lithium battery within a reasonable period of time after you see the ‘flashing’ LOW BATT. warning indicator, the lithium battery may become exhausted and will no longer be able to supply back up power to the SmartSet internal computer.
If the unit is disconnected from the AC outlet after the battery is exhausted, or if a power interruption occurs, the SmartSet memory will be lost and the clock will need to be reset when the power is restored. Be sure to install a fresh lithium battery before you reset the clock, otherwise the clock will need to be reset each time the power is interrupted.
If the lithium battery is exhausted and you experience an interruption in the AC power supply, the clock will reset itself to its initial default setting when the power is restored.
The initial default setting is “12:00 AM, Saturday, January 1
(1 1), 2005”.
If you notice that the time on your SmartSet clock radio is completely incorrect, and the day indicator is also wrong, press the MONTH/DATE button to see the date. If the date display is showing “1 1” (January 1 ), you probably experienced
a total memory loss. To reset the clock after a total memory loss, proceed as follows:
1.) Install a new CR2430 lithium battery in the battery compartment.
2.) Connect the radio to your AC outlet and let the clock set itself.
3.) Depress the MONTH/DATE and TIME buttons together. The display will change from ‘time’ to ‘year’. While holding the MONTH/DATE and TIME buttons, press the UP button to
set the display to the correct year, then release the buttons.
4.) Depress the MONTH/DATE button. The display will change from ‘time’ to 'month/date’ (mm/dd). While holding the MONTH/DATE button, press the UP button to set the display
to the correct month and date. The Day indicator will change automatically as you adjust the month/date settings. When the correct month and date appear on the display, release the buttons.
5.) Depress the TIME button and the UP button to set the display to the correct time. Be sure to confirm that you have set the time correctly to ‘AM’ or ‘PM’ by observing the AM indicator.
6.) After you set the time, reconfirm that the Day, and Month/Date displays are still correct. Make final adjustments if necessary.
The SmartSet clock memory is now reset and the new lithium battery will maintain it for the next 5 to 8 years, depending on the number and duration of the power outages you experience.
After resetting the clock, don’t forget to reset your wake up times, and alarm mode settings, and sleep timer settings as well.
Posted on Dec 22, 2007
My smart clock is 10 nminutes behind, Do I need a new battery, or can I adjust the clock?
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
I followed the reset to the tee and this did work. To get the correct day, month and date I need to set the year to 2006. ??????????????????????????????????
Posted on May 02, 2008
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