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Oregon Scientific RM313PA User Manual

Oregon scientific rm313pa clock: user guide.
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Up Arrow keys (Figure A.2)
Congratulations on your purchase one of the first auto-setting always-accurate
This key is used for manually setting the time, alarm time or calendar functions.
travel alarm clock ! You are one of the first people in America to own the world's
Please refer to the Manual Setting instructions in these instructions for further
smallest and most accurate alarm clocks. We want you to be very happy with this
product,but please remember this is a radio wave device and not an perfect
NOTE : Pressing once advance the setting by increments of 1: holding the
science. There are certain areas of the Eastern United States (see map) where
button down for more the three seconds will accelerate the setting to rapid ad-
urban interference or signals from United Kingdom's radio control tower
vance mode.
may distort or delay the time setting signal. Even thought these areas may
key also is used to reactivate the signal reception process
have more difficulty receiving a signal, the Kids Projection Clock contains
should it become disable. Please see the Trouble Shooting section for further
a very accurate quartz movement and will maintain a precise time even if
the radio signal is missed on rare occasions.
ZONE (Figure A.3)
The Kids Projection Clock is designed to automatically adjust the time signal to
the user selected North American time zone - Pacific, Mountain, Central or East-
ern. Pressing the ZONE button once advances the time zone setting (see US map
figure A.9). Once the desired time zone block is highlighted on the map, the time
will automatically adjust accordingly.
WARNING : Do not press and hold the ZONE button for more than three sec-
onds. Use the single press method to set the time zone. Holding the button will
turn off the automatic time signal reception. Please see the Trouble Shooting
section for further information.
P l e a s e a l s o d o n 't h e s i t a t e t o c a l l 8 8 0 - 8 5 3 - 8 8 8 3 ( o r e m a i l you have any question about setting up and/or using
ON / OFF (Figure A.4)
your new Kids Projection Clock. In the meantime, all of us at Oregon Scientific
hope you enjoy this revolutionary advance in time keeping technology.
This button turns the alarm function on and off. Touching the ON/OFF button
one time will either turn the alarm on or off. Please refer to the Alarm Setting
instructions for further information.
NOTE : When setting the alarm time, the alarm is automatically turned on. If
The split-second, precise timeliness of your new Kids Projection Clock is achieved
the bell icon [
] is visible, the alarm is " on ".
through its pre-tuned internal radio receiver that responds to a special 60 kHz
Touching the ON/OFF button one time will either turn the Alarm function on or
frequency time signal generated by the U.S. Atomic Clock, one of the most
accurate clocks in the world.
If you want to stop the daily alarm while leaving the pre-set time for the follow-
This extraordinary timepiece, located outside Boulder, Colorado, is operated by
ing days 's wake-up, press the ALARM button. Pressing the ON/ OFF button to
the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and
stop the wake up alarm will deactivate the alarm function.
Your Kids Projection Clock automatically activates its receiver immediately upon
MODE / SET (Figure A.5)
battery insertion and then six times every 24 hours and make any necessary
adjustments in its time display. It usually takes about 3-7 minutes for the clock
Press the MODE key once to switch between the display of either the Day of the
to receive the initial Radio Signal and adjust the time, date and day accordingly.
Week or Seconds on the clock. Kids Projection Clock will continue to display
NOTE : You may not receive a signal immediately. Due to possible interference,
the selected function (Day or Seconds) until the MODE button id pressed again.
the best reception often occurs between midnight and 4 a.m.
IMPORTANT : Holding the MODE key for more than three seconds turns on
The clock not only sets itself to synchronize its digital time and date with the
the manual mode for setting the time, date, year and language (English/French/
Atomic clock's signals, but it also automatically adjusts for daylight-savings
Spanish). Please refer to this section for specific setting instructions.
Your clock utilizes a small internal antenna that double as the bedside/desktop
(( • )) / 24hOFF (Figure A.6)
stand. (Please see the section on "Signal Strength" for optimal performance of
your Kids Projection Clock)
Press the (( • )) key once to show the alarm time.
The successful reception of the long wave signal depends on the positioning and
The (( • )) /24hOFF icon is displayed in the lower left portion of the screen to
location of the clock. Insufficient signal strength or external electrical noises
alert you that the display is showing the alarm time. To return to the month and
may prevent the unit from receiving a complete signal. The main reasons for
date display, press the (( • )) key once. To set the alarms please refer to the
poor reception are heavily reinforced concrete and steel structures, and close
section on setting The Alarm.
proximity to electrical units such as TV's and PC monitors.
NOTE: THE Kids Projection Clock will continue to display the selected
Do not become concerned if your Kids Projection Clock does not receive a
function (Alarm Time or Date) until the (( • )) button is pressed again.
signal within the first few minutes. RF appliances or radios are most effec-
tive when placed near a window, and you may need to orient the clock or
the antenna to receive a stronger signal. Please be patient with the first
Projection on (Figure A.7)
receptions of the time signal. Once the Kids Projection Clock has received a
Project on turns to enable or disable th continuous projection when adapter is in
time signal, updates are accomplished with greater ease. Please refer to the
Trouble Shooting section (at the end of this booklet) for more information.
Note: this switch can only be used with the power adapter installed. For mo-
The technology underlying the radio-controlled Kids Projection Clock was pre-
Figure A
mentary projection, use the [
viously dedicated only to commercial and industrial uses, including aircraft and
ship navigation, broadcasting stations, and research facilities. Oregon Scientific
was the first company to develop a consumer-level timepiece with alarm that can
truly be called the world's most accurate clock.
Please refer to Figure A for a detailed description of Kids Projection Clock LCD
display and refer to the appropriate section(s) of the these instructions for more
specific information.
Integrated radio receiver for reception of time signal 10kW transmitter
WWVB: at 60kHz
Signal Strength Indicator (Figure A.8)
Operating temperature: 35-120 ° F
A A U M 3 1. 5V
Setting time with interference-free reception: 3-7 minutes
Automatic signal-reception activation: six times every 24 hours
On the Display
A A U M 3 1. 5V
HiGlo™ backlighting source: Electroluminescence
Your last signal reception was excellent and time
Battery type: 2 AA (not included)
Synchronization with the US Atomic Clock has
Taken place.
Your last signal reception was insufficient and it
Automatic setting of clock by radio signal from the US Atomic Clock
is recommended that you reposition the clock.
Time display with Hour, Minutes, Seconds and Date
Day of the week displayed in one of three languages (English, French or
Figure B
The displayed time has been manually set and is
not synchronized by the RF signal.
Dramatic blue HiGlo™ electroluminescent backlight
Alarm with eight-minute snooze
Your radio reception is disabled and no signal
No indicator
Crescendo Alarm increases in volume and intensity
reception will be initiated unless it is enabled again.
Signal Reception Strength indicator
U.S. Map icon shows user selected time zone
Time Display (Figure A.9)
Automatic adjustment for Daylight Savings time
The top line of the display shows the hours, minutes and seconds (AM /PM) of
Projection of time image
the clock. Pressing the MODE button once will switch the "Seconds' display to
Low Battery indicator
the Day of the Week. Kids Projection Clock will continue to display the selected
function (Day or Seconds) until the MODE button is pressed again.
US MAP (Figure A.10)
Snooze/light (Figure A.1)
This map represents the four optional time-zone setting. The darkened of filled
A light touch on the top of the snooze button activates the unique electrolumi-
zone block indicates the user selected time zone. NOTE: When The Kids Projec-
nescent backlight for 5 seconds. This lite-touch feature also activates the eight-
tion Clock is receiving a signal from the US Atomic Clock; outline of this map
minute snooze function.
will flash.
Figure C
Note: The display backlight and projection function work simultaneously. When
] is pressed both the backlight and projection func-
tion will activate.

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  • Page 1: Technical Data

    P l e a s e a l s o d o n ’t h e s i t a t e t o c a l l 8 8 0 - 8 5 3 - 8 8 8 3 ( o r e m a i l you have any question about setting up and/or using your new Kids Projection Clock. In the meantime, all of us at Oregon Scientific hope you enjoy this revolutionary advance in time keeping technology.

  • Page 2: Trouble Shooting, Setting The Alarm

    Press MODE button one more time to exit the set mode and resume normal time keeping • WARRANTY : Oregon Scientific warrants this product to be free of manufacturing defects for 90 day after purchase. This warranty does not cover product subjected to abuse, misuse or accidental damage.

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