Setting the clock
Once the clock is set, the recorder
automatically stamps the recording time and
date for each track recorded. This function
can be set on the recorder only.
When the recorder is stopped, enter
the menu ( page 49) and select
"Option" – "Clock Set".
Change the current year by
pressing VOL +/–, and then press
the jog lever.
The digit of the month ﬂashes.
Repeat step 2 to enter the current
month, date, hour, and minute.
When you press the jog lever to enter the
minute, the clock starts operating.
To display the current time
While the recorder is stopped or recording,
press DISPLAY/MENU (DISPLAY on the
To select the 24-hour or 12-hour clock
While setting the clock, press DISPLAY/
To maintain the correct time
Once you set the clock, it will keep correct
time as long as the recorder is connected
to a power source, such as the charged
rechargeable battery or house current.
However, if no power source is connected or
the rechargeable battery becomes depleted,
the clock setting will change back to the
factory setting after 3 minutes.
• While setting the clock, you can select the item to
be set (year, month, date, etc.) by moving the jog
lever toward FF/FR.
• If you connect the recorder to a computer and
activate SonicStage, the clock on the recorder will
be automatically set to match the computer's clock
(only when the operation mode of the recorder is
• Make sure the time is correctly set if you want
the time stamp to be accurately recorded for an
• Under normal conditions, the clock may vary by
about plus or minus 3 minutes per month.
• Transferred tracks will not include recorded date
information even when the clock is set.
• When the computer changes to system suspend,
sleep, or hibernation mode while the recorder
is connected, power (bus power) supply to the
recorder stops. Therefore, if the rechargeable
battery is either depleted or it is not inserted in the
recorder, the clock setting of the recorder will be