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Calendar not reading correctly - Citizen EcoDrive Calibre 3100 BT000007E Watch

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  • David Tolond May 11, 2010

    In what way is the calendar not working? I.e. what is it doing that it shouldn't be? The more information you supply the greater the chance of a solution to your problem being found.

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Here's the link to the manual for your watch
http://www.citizenwatch.jp/support/pdf/e310/e.pdf

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Http://www.citizenwatch.com/COA/English/settings_int.asp?caliber=E310&interactive=E310

That should help. I think you have a perpetual calendar watch. Not the easiest to set, but their site makes it much easier!

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 09, 2010

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The calendar skipped ahead a day and I can't get it back to where it reads the correct date. Can you help?


Pull the stem out to the time set level. Turn the hand around until the date change. Now push the stem back in, pull to date set level and change to current date. Now the watch is at midnight for that current date. Note you can set to current time of day. The Watch will automatically change to correct date for next day at midnight as it should.

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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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I replaced the battery. The watch started time from Jan. 1


You have to set the year, the month and the date. Then you set the time zone. After that you can set the local time. You may also have to set the Daylight Savings Time.
The watch has a built in calendar that may run from let's say January first 2000 to the year 2070 (just a guess). If you set the calendar correctly you do not have to adjust the date when a month has 30 days, or when it is a leap year.

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How does its year calendar work?


The day at a glance calendar system used in this Orient watch, has been used in a number of watches over the past 40 years, perhaps most famously in the Wittnauer "2000" watch (which Orient actually made for Wittnauer under contract). Orient itself has used this system in a number of different styles of watches. Note that the daily date window is separate from the day of the week / month at a glance system; the date window is driven in traditional fashion by the movement.

The day/month at a glance system is based on a single disc inside the watch that is manually advanced by the user. If you look at the top of the watch, where the months are listed, you'll see little two-digit numbers. These represent different years--"04" refers to 2004, "11" to 2011, etc. To get the right days of the week at the bottom of the dial, you move the appropriate year under the current month. That will line up the days of the week--Monday, Tuesday, etc.--with their correct dates. You may see the same year repeated more than once on the upper part of the dial because the calendar has a specific pattern that can be replicated.

On older watches using this same system, the top pusher was used to adjust the date window, and a separate winding knob controlled movement of the year/monthly calendar disc. On this specific watch, which I have not handled in person, I cannot see a separate crown to adjust the date, and so I am guessing that you would pull out the set stem part-way to engage the disk setting mode. This would make sense because unlike the date window, where the date is always advanced, the year must move both backwards and forwards to align with all the months in a given year--you'll see that January and October are in the same place on the dial, for example.


If you're interested, here's an example of a vintage Orient that uses this same system for its calendar. Note how the monthly calendar and year/month alignment are flipped from the watch you asked about. Please note that I have no connection with this web site, make no endorsement as to the price being asked for this watch--but it has a nice picture of a classic Orient:

http://forums.watchuseek.com/f30/$128-all-steel-orient-perpetual-calendar-xl-case-vintage-watch-526811.html

On a final note, you'll see a number of people refer to these as "perpetual calendar" watches. That's not accurate. The year / days of the week disc holds about 20 years of calendar information. After that, the disc is no longer accurate, though you can easily keep aligning the monthly calendar just be referring to a printed calendar and adjusting it that way. For a period of time (not sure if they still do it), Orient would accept older watches with this system and change out the old year/day wheel with a new one that went further into the future.


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You can download the Perpetual Calendar instructions from Timex's website here.
If you don't like clicking on a link, here's the URL:
http://assets.timex.com/instructions/perpetualCal.pdf

Hope this helps. If this solution has been what you needed, please take a moment to rate it a fixya, and thanks for asking here!

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