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GB-6900B / GB-X6900B
Module No. 3417 3418
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User's Guide for Watch Functions

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  • Page 1 GB-6900B / GB-X6900B Module No. 3417 3418 User’s Guide for Watch Functions...
  • Page 2 Congratulations upon your selection of this CASIO watch. To ensure that this watch provides you with the years of service for which it is designed, carefully read and follow the instructions in this manual, especially the information under “Operating Precautions” and “User Maintenance”.
  • Page 3 Use of this product inside of an aircraft is restricted by the aviation laws of each country. Be sure to obey instructions provided by flight personnel concerning use of devices such as this product. • For Mobile Link operational procedures and a Q&A, go to the website below. CASIO website: http://world.g-shock.com/ble/guide/...
  • Page 4: Features

    Features Your watch provides you with the features and functions described below. ◆ Communication with your mobile phone ..Visit the CASIO website Connect with a Bluetooth enabled mobile phone and communicate with it. For more information, visit the “User’s Guide for Mobile Link Functions” page at the CASIO website.
  • Page 5 ◆ Stopwatch .................. Page E-37 The stopwatch measures elapsed time up to 1,000 hours in 1/100-second increments. ◆ Timer ..................Page E-40 The timer counts down from a preset start time, and the watch sounds a tone or vibrates when the countdown reaches zero.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Features......................... E-3 About.this.User’s.Guide..................E-8 Display Types ....................E-8 Tap Operations ....................E-9 Button Names and Display Indications ............E-10 Display Indicators ..................E-12 Using.Modes......................E-14 Mode Overview ....................E-16 Adjusting.the.Time.Setting.................. E-18 Configuring Current Time and Date Settings Manually ........E-19 World.Time......................E-24 To view the times in other time zones .............E-24...
  • Page 7 To configure the Summer Time (DST) setting ..........E-26 Alarms.and.Hourly.Time.Signal................E-28 To enter the Alarm Mode................E-28 To change an alarm setting ................E-30 To stop a tone/vibration alert operation ............E-35 To test the alarm ....................E-36 Stopwatch......................E-37 To enter the Stopwatch Mode ................E-37 To measure time with the stopwatch ..............E-38 Timer........................
  • Page 8 Illumination......................E-44 To illuminate the display .................E-44 About the Auto Light Switch ................E-45 To turn the auto light switch on and off ............E-46 To specify the illumination duration ..............E-48 Other.Settings...................... E-50 To turn the button operation tone on or off .............E-50 To change the alarm/timer alert method ............E-52 Low.Battery.Indication.
  • Page 9: About.this.user's.guide

    About this User’s Guide Display Types Depending on the model of your watch, display text appears either as dark figures on a light background or light figures on a dark background. All sample displays in this manual are shown using dark figures on a light background. •...
  • Page 10: Tap Operations

    Tap Operations The word “tap” in this manual refers to striking the center of Tap indicator watch display with your fingertip. Example: Tap twice to stop an ongoing tone or vibration alert for a watch alarm. How to tap: Lightly strike the watch display twice with the tip of your finger.
  • Page 11: Button Names And Display Indications

    Button Names and Display Indications Operations on this watch are performed using buttons A through D, and the L button. The illustration below shows the locations and the meanings of the different buttons and display indicators. See “Using Modes” (page E-14). Changes with current Day of the week time seconds...
  • Page 12 Note • The names shown above are used in the button operation explanations throughout this User’s Guide. • Note that the illustrations in this User’s Guide are intended for reference only. The actual watch may appear somewhat different than depicted in the illustrations. E-11...
  • Page 13: Display Indicators

    Display Indicators Number Name Meaning More Info CASIO Bluetooth icon Mobile Link functions enabled. website* Indicates p.m. times during 12-hour PM indicator E-10 timekeeping. CASIO Snooze indicator Snooze enabled. website* E-12...
  • Page 14 Double-tap operation is enabled. Mute indicator Button operation tone disabled. E-51 Alerts an incoming call, email receipt, or CASIO Alert indicator some other phone event. website* * Visit the “User’s Guide for Mobile Link Functions” page of the CASIO website. E-13...
  • Page 15: Using.modes

    Using Modes Each press of C cycles between modes as shown in the illustration below. Timekeeping Mode Control Mode * World Time Mode E-14...
  • Page 16 * For information about the Control Mode and Setup Mode, visit the CASIO website at: http://world.g-shock.com/ble/guide/. Alarm Mode Stopwatch Mode Timer Mode Setup Mode * E-15...
  • Page 17: Mode Overview

    Timekeeping Mode • Manual time adjustment • Alarm/timer alert method settings E-52 • Remote operation by data communication CASIO Control Mode website • Information acquisition by data communication • Current time in 100 cities (35 time zones) around World Time Mode...
  • Page 18 More Info • For configuring duration, method, and other settings CASIO Setup Mode for alerts from the phone website Note • For information about Mobile Link functions, visit the “User’s Guide for Mobile Link Functions” page of the CASIO website. E-17...
  • Page 19: Adjusting.the.time.setting

    Adjusting the Time Setting When Mobile Link is enabled, the watch’s time and date settings are automatically adjusted to match those of the phone. When Mobile Link is disabled, you should adjust the time and date settings manually. E-18...
  • Page 20: Configuring Current Time And Date Settings Manually

    Configuring Current Time and Date Settings Manually ◆ To configure time and date settings ● ● . I n.the.Timekeeping.Mode,.hold.down.A.for.about.two.seconds.until.the.time. zone.setting.screen.appears. [SET Hold] will appear on the watch display, followed by the time zone setting screen. Time zone E-19...
  • Page 21 ● ●  U seCtoselecttheitemwhosesettingyouwanttochange.  E achpressofCcyclesthroughavailablesettingsinthesequenceshownbelow. TimeZone Summertime 12/24-hourtimekeeping PowerSaving Minute Hour Seconds Alarm/TimerAlarm Year Month Displayilluminationduration Operationtoneon/off E-20...
  • Page 22 The numbers in the above diagram indicate how many times you need to press C to display each setting. • Power Saving is a function that saves power by limiting the availability of Mobile Link functions. For more information, visit the “User’s Guide for Mobile Link Functions” page at the CASIO website. E-21...
  • Page 23 ● ● . U se.B.and.D.to.change.the.currently.selected.setting.as.described.below. Screen Setting Operation Time zone of the city where you will use the Use B and D. watch Summer time on/off Press D. 12-hour (12H)/24-hour (24H) timekeeping Press D. switching Seconds 00-reset • From 30 to 59 seconds, resetting adds 1 to the Press D.
  • Page 24 Note • Refer to the “City Name List” (back of this manual) to determine the time zone of the city where you will be using the watch. - Summer time, or Daylight Saving Time (DST) as it is known in some countries, calls for setting clocks ahead one hour from standard time during the summer season.
  • Page 25: World.time

    World Time World Time lets you display the current time in any one of 100 cities (35 time zones) around the world. To view the times in other time zones ● ● . I n.the.Timekeeping.Mode,.press.C.twice.to.enter.the.World.Time.Mode. Current date in See “Using Modes” (page E-14). World Time city City name [WT100] will appear on the display for...
  • Page 26 Note • If you do not perform any operation for about two or three minutes while in the World Time Mode, the watch will automatically return to the Timekeeping Mode. ● ● . U se.B.and.D.to.scroll.through.the.World.Time.Mode.city.names. See “City Name List” (back of this manual). •...
  • Page 27: To Configure The Summer Time (Dst) Setting

    To configure the Summer Time (DST) setting ● ● . I n.the.World.Time.Mode,.hold.down.A.for.about.two.seconds. DST indicator • [DST Hold] will appear on the display. After that, [DST Hold] will disappear and the summer time setting will toggle to either on or off. •...
  • Page 28 Note • Summer time, or Daylight Saving Time (DST) as it is known in some countries, calls for setting clocks ahead one hour from standard time during the summer season. Note that the period during which and the areas where summer time is applied depend on each country.
  • Page 29: Alarms.and.hourly.time.signal

    Alarms and Hourly Time Signal You can set up to five different alarms. When any one of the alarm times is reached the watch will sound an alarm tone or vibrate for about 10 seconds. In the case of snooze, the alarm will sound up to seven times at five-minute intervals. The hourly time signal causes the watch to sound a tone or vibrate every hour on the hour.
  • Page 30 Alarm setting screen Hourly time signal setting screen Alarm number Current time Current time Note • If you do not perform any operation for about two or three minutes while in the Alarm Mode, the watch will automatically return to the Timekeeping Mode. E-29...
  • Page 31: To Change An Alarm Setting

    To change an alarm setting ● ● . I n.the.Alarm.Mode,.use.D.to.select.the.alarm.whose.setting.you.want.to. change. Alarm 1 Alarm 2 Alarm 3 Hourly Time Snooze Alarm Alarm 4 Signal ( E-30...
  • Page 32 ● ● . U se.B.to.toggle.the.displayed.setting.between.on.and.off. Alarm 1 through Alarm 4 : Alarm does not sound. : Alarm sounds only once at the preset time and does not sound again after that. : Alarm sounds at the preset time each day. Hourly time signal : Hourly time signal does not sound.
  • Page 33 Snooze : Alarm is off. : Alarm sounds at the preset time, and up to seven times at five-minute intervals thereafter. This operation is performed only once. : Alarm sounds at the preset time, and up to seven times at five-minute intervals thereafter.
  • Page 34 The Alarm indicator is displayed while an alarm is turned on, while the Hourly time signal indicator is displayed while the hourly time signal is turned on. While snooze is turned on, the Alarm Indicator and Snooze Indicator are both displayed.
  • Page 35 ● ● . T o.change.an.alarm.time.setting,.hold.down.A.for.about.two.seconds.until. the.hour.digits.of.the.current.alarm.time.start.to.flash. [SET Hold] will appear on the display. After that, [SET Hold] will disappear and the hour digits will flash. ● ● . E ach.press.of.C.causes.the.flashing.to.move.between.the.hour.and.the. minutes.digits. The flashing digits are the ones that are selected. ●...
  • Page 36: To Stop A Tone/Vibration Alert Operation

    ● ● . A fter.all.the.settings.are.the.way.you.want,.press.A.to.exit.the.setting. screen. ● ● . T o.return.to.the.Timekeeping.Mode,.press.C.four.times. To stop a tone/vibration alert operation ● ● . D ouble-tapping.the.center.of.the.watch.display.or.pressing.any.one.of.the. buttons.will.stop.an.ongoing.tone/vibration.alert.operation. Note • In the case of snooze, the alarm will sound up to seven times at five-minute intervals.
  • Page 37: To Test The Alarm

    - Displaying the snooze setting screen - Displaying the Timekeeping Mode setting screen - Changing the summer time setting of the Home Time city in the World Time Mode To test the alarm ● ● . I n.the.Alarm.Mode,.hold.down.D.to.perform.the.tone/vibration.alert. operations. E-36...
  • Page 38: Stopwatch

    Stopwatch The stopwatch measures elapsed time in units of 1/100 seconds up to 999 hours, 59 minutes, 59.99 seconds. Elapsed time returns to zero automatically and timing continues from there when the maximum limit is reached. To enter the Stopwatch Mode ●...
  • Page 39: To Measure Time With The Stopwatch

    To measure time with the stopwatch ● ● . T he.following.shows.button.operations.for.stopwatch.operations. • Elapsed time/cumulative time Start Stop (Restart) (Stop) Reset • Split time (paused elapsed time reading) Start Split Split time display Stop Reset cancel Pressing B while timing is being performed displays the split time (with [SPLIT] flashing), but elapsed timing continues internally.
  • Page 40 Note • Once started, elapsed time measurement continues until you press D to stop it, even if you change to a different mode and even if the stopwatch reaches the elapsed time measurement limit. • If you change to another mode while a split time is frozen on the display, split time display will be canceled.
  • Page 41: Timer

    Timer The timer start time can be set in one-minute increments up to 100 hours. The watch will sound a tone or vibrate for about 10 seconds when the end of the timer countdown is reached. See “To change the alarm/timer alert method” (page E-52). To enter the Timer Mode ●...
  • Page 42: To Set The Timer Start Time

    To set the timer start time ● ● . I n.the.Timer.Mode,.hold.down.A.for.about.two.seconds. [SET Hold] will appear on the display. After that, [SET Hold] will disappear and the hours digits will flash. Note • If a timer countdown operation is in progress, press D to stop it and then press B to reset the timer to its start time before performing the above step.
  • Page 43: To Perform A Countdown

    ● ● . U se.B.and.D.to.change.the.hours.and.minutes.settings. • Holding down either button scrolls the setting at high speed. • To specify a start time of 100 hours, set the timer to 0H00'00". ● ● . A fter.all.the.settings.are.the.way.you.want,.press.A.to.exit.the.setting. screen. To perform a countdown ●...
  • Page 44: To Stop A Tone/Vibration Alert Operation

    • Even if you exit the Timer Mode while a timer countdown is ongoing, the countdown will continue and the tone/vibration alert operation will be performed when the end of the countdown is reached. To stop a tone/vibration alert operation ●...
  • Page 45: Illumination

    Illumination You can use the procedure below to illuminate the display for easy reading in the dark. The watch also has an auto light function that illuminates the display whenever the watch is angled towards your face for reading. To illuminate the display ●...
  • Page 46: About The Auto Light Switch

    About the Auto Light Switch While the auto light switch is enabled, illumination turns on whenever you position your wrist as described below in any mode. Moving the watch to a position that is parallel to the ground and then tilting it towards you at more than 40 degrees causes illumination to turn on.
  • Page 47: To Turn The Auto Light Switch On And Off

    Warning! . • . W hen.you.are.wearing.the.watch,.make.sure.that.its.auto.light.switch.is.turned. off.before.riding.on.a.bicycle.or.operating.a.motorcycle.or.any.other.motor. vehicle..Sudden.and.unintended.operation.of.the.auto.light.switch.can.create.a. distraction,.which.can.result.in.a.traffic.accident.and.serious.personal.injury. To turn the auto light switch on and off In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down L for about Auto light switch indicator three seconds to toggle the auto light switch on (auto light switch indicator displayed) or off (auto light switch indicator not displayed).
  • Page 48 ◆ Auto Light Precautions • Leaving auto light enabled can run down the watch's battery due to frequent display illumination. • The auto light may not operate properly when the watch is angled towards your face from an angle greater than about 15 degrees as shown in the illustration below.
  • Page 49: To Specify The Illumination Duration

    To specify the illumination duration ● ● . I n.the.Timekeeping.Mode,.hold.down.A.for.about. two.seconds.until.the.time.zone.setting.screen. appears. ● ● . P ress.C.10.times.to.display.the.illumination. duration.setting.screen. See “Configuring Current Time and Date Settings Manually” (page E-19). The screen will show either [LT1] or [LT3]. E-48...
  • Page 50 ● ● . P ress.D.to.toggle.the.illumination.duration.setting.between.[LT1]. (1.5 seconds).and.[LT3].(3.seconds). ● ● . T o.return.to.the.Timekeeping.Mode,.press.A. E-49...
  • Page 51: Other.settings

    Other Settings You can use the procedures in this section to turn the tone that sounds when you press a button on or off. You can also select either tone or vibration as the alert method for the alarm and timer.
  • Page 52 ● ● . P ress.C.nine.times.to.display.the.button.operation. tone.setting.screen. See “Configuring Current Time and Date Settings Manually” (page E-19). The screen will show either [KEY ] or [MUTE]. ● ● . P ress.D.to.toggle.the.setting.between.[KEY ].(ON). and.[MUTE].(OFF). When [MUTE] (OFF) is selected, a Mute indicator is displayed to indicate that the button operation tone will not sound.
  • Page 53: To Change The Alarm/Timer Alert Method

    ● ● . T o.return.to.the.Timekeeping.Mode,.press.A. Note The above procedure affects the button operation tone only. The alarm, hourly time signal, and time up alarm are not affected. To change the alarm/timer alert method ● ● . I n.the.Timekeeping.Mode,.hold.down.A.for.about. two.seconds.until.the.time.zone.setting.screen. appears. ●...
  • Page 54 ● ● . P ress.D.to.toggle.the.setting.between.[VIB].and.[BEEP]. The Vibration indicator is shown on the display while [VIB] is selected. : Alert by vibration. : Alert by tone. Tone alert Vibration alert Vibration indicator ● ● . T o.return.to.the.Timekeeping.Mode,.press.A. E-53...
  • Page 55: Low.battery.indication

    Low Battery Indication A low battery indicator appears on the display when battery voltage drops below a certain level. Availability of some functions becomes limited while the low battery indicator is displayed. If the low battery indicator remains on the display, have the battery replaced as soon as possible.
  • Page 56 The following describes how display of the low battery indicator affects watch operation. • The watch enters the Timekeeping Mode. Low Battery indicator • Bluetooth connection turns off and Mobile Link is disabled. • Display illumination becomes disabled. • Alert sound and vibration become disabled. •...
  • Page 57: Specifications

    Specifications ± Accuracy 15 seconds a month at normal temperature Basic : Hour, minutes, seconds; a.m./p.m. (P); 12/24-hour timekeeping Functions format; Month, day, day of the week; Full auto calendar (2000 to 2099); Summer time setting World Time : Current time in 100 cities (35 time zones) + UTC (Universal Coordinated Time) time display;...
  • Page 58 Stopwatch : Measuring unit: 1/100 second Measuring capacity: 999:59'59.99" (1000 hours) ± Measuring accuracy: 0.0006% Measurement functions: Elapsed time, cumulative time, split times Countdown : Countdown unit: 1/10 second Timer Countdown range: 100 hours ± Measuring accuracy: 0.0006% Setting unit: 1 second Time up alert: 10-second tone or vibration E-57...
  • Page 59 Mobile Link : Time Correction Functions Auto correction/manual correction Alert Tone and/or vibration alert for incoming calls, incoming mail, incoming SNS, calendar alert, etc. Information display (last received information) Phone finder Watch operation sounds the alert sound of the mobile phone. Data Communication Specifications ®...
  • Page 60 Other : Low battery alert; Auto return to Timekeeping Mode; Power Saving; Vibration alert; Tap function; High-brightness LED light; Selectable illumination duration; Operation tone on/off Battery : One lithium battery (Type: CR2032) Approximate : 2 years Battery Life Usage Conditions •...
  • Page 61: Operating.precautions

    Operating Precautions Water Resistance • The following applies to watches with WATER RESIST or WATER RESISTANT marked on the back cover. Enhanced Water Resistance Under Daily Water Resistance Under Daily Atmospheres Atmospheres Atmospheres On watch front or Marking 5BAR 10BAR 20BAR on back cover BAR mark...
  • Page 62 • Do not use this watch for scuba diving or other types of diving that requires air tanks. • Watches that do not have WATER RESIST or WATER RESISTANT marked on the back cover are not protected against the effects of sweat. Avoid using such a watch under conditions where it will be exposed to large amounts of sweat or moisture, or to direct splashing with water.
  • Page 63 A trained technician will know how to check your watch for proper water resistance whenever you have its battery replaced. Battery replacement requires the use of special tools. Always request battery replacement from your original retailer or from an authorized CASIO Service Center. • Some water-resistant watches come with fashionable leather bands. Avoid swimming, washing, or any other activity that causes direct exposure of a leather band to water.
  • Page 64 Should you notice any breakage, discoloration, looseness or other problem with the band, immediately contact your original retailer or an authorized CASIO Service Center to have it checked, repaired, or replaced. Note that you will be charged for any repair or replacement of the band.
  • Page 65 • Leaving the watch in an area hotter than +60°C (140°F) for long periods can lead to problems with its LCD. The LCD may become difficult to read at temperatures lower than 0°C (32°F) and greater than +40°C (104°F). Impact •...
  • Page 66 Electrostatic Charge • Exposure to very strong electrostatic charge can cause the watch to display the wrong time. Very strong electrostatic charge even can damage electronic components. • Electrostatic charge can cause the display to go blank momentarily or cause a rainbow effect on the display.
  • Page 67 Semi-transparent resin parts can become discolored due to sweat and dirt, and if exposed to high temperatures for long periods. • Contact an authorized CASIO Service Center to have resin components replaced. Note that you will be charged for replacement costs. E-66...
  • Page 68 Natural Leather and Imitation Leather Bands • Allowing the watch to remain in contact with other items or storing it together with other items while it is wet for long periods can cause the color of the other items to transfer to the natural leather or imitation leather band of the watch. Be sure to dry off the watch thoroughly before storing it and make sure it is not in contact with other items.
  • Page 69 Metal Components • Failure to clean dirt from a metal band can lead to formation of rust, even if the band is stainless steel or plated. If the watch is exposed to sweat or water, wipe it thoroughly with a soft, absorbent cloth and then store it in a well-ventilated location to dry.
  • Page 70 • Display figures may be difficult to read when viewed from an angle. Note that CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any damage or loss suffered by you or any third party arising through the use of this product or its malfunction.
  • Page 71: User.maintenance

    Should your band become badly cracked or worn, be sure to have it replaced with a new one. Request band replacement from your original retailer or an authorized CASIO Service Center. Note that you will be charged for band replacement costs, even if your watch is still covered by its warranty.
  • Page 72 • Remember that you wear your watch next to your skin, just like a piece of clothing. Because of this, you should always keep your watch clean. Use a soft, absorbent cloth to wipe off any dirt, sweat, water, or other foreign matter from the case and band.
  • Page 73 Battery Replacement • Leave battery replacement up to your original retailer or authorized CASIO Service Center. • Have the battery replaced only with the type specified by in this manual. Use of another type of battery can cause malfunction.
  • Page 74 Initial Battery • The battery that comes loaded in your watch when you purchase it is used for function and performance testing at the factory. • This type of test battery may go dead quicker than the normally rated battery life as noted in the User’s Guide.
  • Page 75 City Name List Time Time Time City Name City Name City Name Zone Zone Zone (UTC) Frankfurt Helsinki Reykjavik Oslo Istanbul Lisbon Rome Kyiv Copenhagen Cairo Casablanca London Berlin Jerusalem Stockholm Moscow* Madrid Paris Budapest Addis Ababa Warsaw Jeddah Algiers Cape Town Tehran +3.5...
  • Page 76 Time Time Time City Name City Name City Name Zone Zone Zone Karachi Beijing Chatham Islands +12.75 Delhi +5.5 Manila Nukualofa Kathmandu +5.75 Shanghai Kiritimati Novosibirsk* Taipei Pago Pago –11 Dhaka Seoul Honolulu –10 Yangon +6.5 Tokyo Anchorage –9 Bangkok Adelaide +9.5 Vancouver...
  • Page 77 Time Time Time City Name City Name City Name Zone Zone Zone Chihuahua Kingston Rio de Janeiro –3 –7 Denver Philadelphia Fernando de –2 Noronha Mexico City Bogota –5 Praia –1 Winnipeg New York Dallas Boston –6 Houston Caracas –4.5 Guatemala City Santiago Chicago...
  • Page 78 Note • The above list shows the city names of this watch. • If you will use the watch in a city that is not included in the City Name List, select a city name that is in the same time zone as your city. •...
  • Page 79 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan © 2013 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. MA1306-A...

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