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Setting the Timezone on a Casio Waveceptor Solar Edifice Watch

To Set the Timezone

  • press and hold the top-left button.. you will hear one beep, keep holding, you will hear two beeps, you can release
  • use the bottom-right and top-right buttons to change the home timezone
  • press the top-left button again, now you will see the alternative-timezone selection
  • use the bottom-right and top-right buttons to change the alternative-timezone
  • press the top-left button again, and the analogue hands will move to reflect the new home timezone

Pictorially

Start from the main time screen.

Start from the main time screen

Start from the main time screen

Next press and hold the upper-left button.

Push and hold the upper-left button

Push and hold the upper-left button

You will notice the information screen says GET. Ignore this and keep holding! You will hear a beep and the screen will go blank. Keep holding the upper-left button down – don’t let it go yet!

Keep holding the upper-left button even after you hear the beep

Keep holding the upper-left button even after you hear the beep

Eventually you will hear a double beep and the timezone (and time) will be displayed.

Release the upper-left button after you hear the double-beep

Release the upper-left button after you hear the double-beep

You can release the upper-left button.

Now you can change the home timezone of the watch. When all is said and done the analogue hands of the watch should move to the new time of the timezone you set here. Press the lower-right button to move forward a timezone.

The lower-right button moves forward a timezone

The lower-right button moves forward a timezone

Press the upper-right button to move back a timezone.

The upper-right button moves back a timezone

The upper-right button moves back a timezone

Finally press the upper-left button when you are done. You will now be able to set the secondary timezone (which doesn’t affect the analogue hands). Press this upper-left button once this is complete and the new settings will take effect.

The upper-left button will now take you into the secondary timezone configuration

The upper-left button will now take you into the secondary timezone configuration

All done!

To Manually Set the Time or Change the Date

  • press and hold the top-left button.. you will hear one beep, keep holding, you will hear two beeps, you can release
  • use the bottom-left button to cycle through various settings including:
    1. home city
    2. daylight savings (auto/on/off)
    3. 12/24 hour mode
    4. seconds
    5. hour
    6. minute
    7. year
    8. month
    9. day of month
    10. power-savings (on/off)
  • use the bottom-right button to change any of the settings above
  • when you are finished press the top-left button to get to the second-city timezone setting, and top-left button again to return to the current time

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