Casio 2299 User Manual

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Module No. 2169/2299

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GENERAL GUIDE

Press C to change from mode to mode.

The animation area shows different animated characters and graphics, depending on the mode and the operation being performed.

The operational procedures for Module 2169 and 2299 are identical. All of the illustrations in this manual show Module 2169.

Timekeeping Mode

Countdown Alarm Mode

Stopwatch Mode

Alarm Mode

Animation area

Press C.

[Module 2299]

[Module 2169]

TIMEKEEPING MODE

This section provides information on setting the time and date.

 

Day of the week Screen

Month Screen

 

Day of week – Day

Month – Day

Graphic area

Animation area

 

 

Press B.

 

Seconds

PM indicator

Hour : Minutes

In the Timekeeping Mode, press B to switch between the day of the week and month screens.

In the Timekeeping Mode, press E to illuminate the display for about three seconds.

In the Timekeeping Mode, press D to switch between the12-hourand24-hourformats.

When the 12-hourformat is selected, “p.m.” times are indicated on the display byP, while “a.m.” times are indicated byA. No indicators are used with the24-hourformat.

The graphic area of the Timekeeping Mode screens shows patterns that indicate the passage of seconds.

Various animated figures move in the animation area as seconds pass in the Timekeeping Mode. At 00 and 30 seconds, a high-speedanimated graphic appears.

To set the time and date

1.Hold down A while in the Timekeeping Mode until the seconds digits start to flash on the display. The seconds flash because they areselected.

2.Press C to change the selection in the following sequence.

Seconds HourMinutes

 

Day

 

 

Month

 

 

Year

 

 

 

 

 

3. While the seconds digits are selected (flashing), press D to reset the seconds to00.

If you press D while the seconds count is in the range of 30 to 59, the seconds are reset to00 and 1 is added to the minutes. If the seconds count is in the range of 00 to 29, the minutes count is unchanged.

4.While any other digits (besides seconds) are selected (flashing), press D to increase the number. Holding downD changes the current selection at high speed.

5.After you set the time and date, press A to return to the Timekeeping Mode.

The day of the week is automatically set in accordance with the date.

The date can be set within the range of January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2039.

If you do not operate any button for a few minutes while a selection is flashing, the flashing stops and the watch goes back to the Timekeeping Mode automatically.

DST (Daylight Saving Time)

Daylight Saving Time (DST) automatically advances the time setting by one hour from Standard Time. Whether you should use Daylight Saving Time depends on the geographic area where you are currently located.

To switch between Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time

In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down B for about two seconds until the watch beeps twice.

The colon between the hour and minutes digits flashes while Daylight Saving Time is selected.

COUNTDOWN ALARM MODE

 

Mode indicator – Timer No. The Countdown Alarm Mode has three60-minutetimers whose start-

 

 

Graphic area

ing time can be set in one-minuteincrements. When the countdown

 

 

 

 

reaches zero, an alarm sounds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the Countdown Alarm Mode, press B to illuminate the display

 

 

 

 

for about three seconds. To illuminate the display while setting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the countdown time (while the minutes digits are flashing), press

 

 

 

 

E.

 

 

 

 

The starting times of the countdown timers are preset to 15, 30,

 

 

 

 

and 60 minutes when you purchase it. You can use these settings

 

 

 

 

as they are, or you can change to different starting times if you

 

 

 

 

want.

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes

Seconds

1/10 second

To use a countdown timer

1.Press D while in the Countdown Alarm Mode to select the timer whose time you want to use.

Timer 1

Timer 2

Timer 3

Pressing D does not change the timer selection if a countdown timer operation is currently in progress or is paused. You must stop the ongoing countdown operation before you can change to another timer.

2. Press E to start the countdown timer.

When the countdown reaches zero, an alarm sounds for 10 seconds or until you stop the alarm by pressing any button. The countdown time is automatically reset to its starting value after the alarm stops.

Press E while a countdown operation is in progress to pause it. PressE again to resume the countdown.

To completely stop a countdown operation, first pause it (by pressing E), and then pressD. This returns the countdown time to its starting value.

To change a countdown time

1.Press D while in the Countdown Alarm Mode to select the timer whose time you want to change.

2.After you select a timer, hold down A until the minutes digits start to flash on the display.

3.Press D to increase the minutes. Holding downD changes the minutes at high speed.

4.After you set the countdown time, press A to return to the Countdown Alarm Mode.

If you do not operate any button for a few minutes while a selection is flashing, the flashing stops and the watch goes back to the Countdown Alarm Mode automatically.

About countdown indicators

An audible beep, the EL backlight, and the graphic area on the display keep you informed about the progress of the countdown as noted in the following table.

Indication

Start

5'00"0

Time Up

Beep

1 second

1 second

10 seconds

Backlight

1 second

1 second

2 seconds

 

 

 

 

Indication

More than

Less than

Time Up

5 minutes

5 minutes

 

 

Graphic Area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flashing

BACKLIGHT

A backlight that uses an EL (electro-luminescent)panel causes the entire display to glow for easy reading in the dark. Depending on the mode, pressingE orB turns on the backlight for about three seconds. See the sections that cover each mode for information on whether you should pressE orB.

The backlight of the watch employs an electro-luminescent(EL) light, which loses illuminating power after very long use.

The illumination provided by the backlight may be hard to see when viewed under direct sunlight.

The watch will emit an audible sound whenever the display is illuminated. It does not indicate malfunction of the watch.

The backlight automatically turns off whenever an alarm sounds.

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STOPWATCH MODE

Mode indicator

Minutes

Seconds

1/100 second

To record split times

The Stopwatch Mode lets you measure elapsed time, split times, and two finishes. You also get Auto-Startfunction. The range of the stopwatch is 59 minutes, 59.99 seconds.

In the Stopwatch Mode, press B to illuminate the display for about three seconds.

To measure elapsed time

1.Press E to start the stopwatch.

2.Press E to stop the stopwatch.

You can resume the measurement operation by pressingE again. 3. PressD to clear the stopwatch to all zeros.

1.Press E to start the stopwatch.

2.Press D to display the timing up to that point. Stopwatch timing continues internally.

3.Press D to clear the split time and to continue time measurement on the display.

You can repeat steps 2 and 3 as many times as you want.

4.Press E to stop the time measurement.

5.Press D to clear the stopwatch to all zeros.

To time first and second place finishes

1.Press E to start the stopwatch.

2.Press D when the first finisher crosses the line, and record the time.

3.Press E when the second finisher crosses the line.

4.Press D to display the finishing time of the second finisher.

5.Press D again to clear the stopwatch to all zeros.

About the Auto-Startfunction

With the Auto-Startfunction, the watch performs a5-secondcountdown. When the countdown reaches zero, stopwatch operation starts automatically. During the final three seconds of the countdown, a beeper sounds with each second.

To use the Auto-Startfunction

1.While the stopwatch display is showing all zeros (00'00"00) in the Stopwatch Mode, pressD.

At this time theauto-startindicator appears on the display to indicate thatauto-startis on. PressD again to turnauto-startoff (indicated when theauto-startindicator is not on the display).

2. Press E to start the countdown.

PressingE also causes the countdown time to appear on the display.

Auto-startindicator

When the countdown reaches zero, a tone sounds, the backlight illuminates the display, and a stopwatch timing operation starts automatically.

To stop the Auto-Startcountdown and return to theall-zerosdisplay, pressD.

Pressing E while theAuto-Startcountdown is in progress immediately starts the stopwatch.

ALARM MODE

Mode indicator – Alarm No.

Graphic area

Hour : Minutes Alarm on indicator

AM indicator

To set an alarm time

You can set five independent Daily Alarms. When a Daily Alarm is turned on, the watch beeps for 20 seconds at the alarm time each day. Press any button to stop the alarm after it starts to sound.

When the Hourly Time Signal is turned on, the watch beeps every hour on the hour.

In the Alarm Mode (including alarm time setting), press E to illuminate the display for about three seconds.

The graphic area in the Alarm Mode shows the current on/off status of each of the five alarms.

1. Press D while in the Alarm Mode to select the alarm whose time you want to set.

 

 

Alarm 1

 

 

Alarm 2

 

 

Alarm 3

 

 

Alarm 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hourly Time Signal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alarm 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. After you select an alarm, hold down A until the hour digits start to flash on the display. The hour digits flash because they areselected.

This operation automatically turns on the alarm.

3. Press C to change the selection in the following sequence.

Hour

 

 

 

Minutes

 

 

 

4.Press D to increase the selected digits. Holding downD changes the selection at high speed.

The format (12-hourand24-hour)of the alarm time matches the format you select for normal timekeeping.

When setting the alarm time using the 12-hourformat, take care to set the time correctly as a.m. (A indicator) or p.m. (P indicator).

5. After you set the alarm time, press A to return to the Alarm Mode.

If you do not operate any button for a few minutes while a selection is flashing, the flashing stops and the watch goes back to the Alarm Mode automatically.

To turn an alarm and the Hourly Time Signal on and off

Graphic area

Alarm on indicator

Alarm 5 (off)

Alarm 2 (off)

Alarm 1 (on)

Alarm 3 (on)

Alarm 4 (off)

1.In the Alarm Mode, press D to select an alarm or the Hourly Time Signal.

2.Press B to toggle the select item on and off.

The indicatorsALM and

appear on the display whenever

an alarm is turned on.

 

The indicatorsSIG and

appear on the display whenever

the Hourly Time Signal is turned on.

Indicators in the graphic area of the Alarm Mode show which alarms are turned on.

In other modes (besides the Alarm Mode), the ALM indicator remains on the display as long as at least one of the alarms is on, while theSIG indicator remains on the display while the Hourly Time Signal is on.

To test the alarm

Hold down B while in the Alarm Mode to sound the alarm.