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Casio GW9200-1 Operation Manual

Casio gw9200-1: user guide
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Getting Acquainted

Congratulations upon your selection of this CASIO watch. To get the most out
of your purchase, be sure to read this manual carefully.
The built-in sensors of this watch measure barometric pressure, temperature
and altitude. Measured values are then shown on the display. Such features
make this watch useful when hiking, mountain climbing, or when engaging in
other such outdoor activities.
Keep the watch exposed to bright light
Bright light
Solar cell
• The watch continues to operate, even when it is not exposed to light.
Leaving the watch in the dark can cause the battery to run down, which will
cause some watch functions to be disabled. If the battery goes dead, you
will have to re-configure watch settings after recharging. To ensure normal
watch operation, be sure to keep it exposed to light as much as possible.
Battery charges in the light.
Bright light
Solar cell
(Converts light to
electrical power.)
Rechargeable battery

General Guide

• The illustration below shows which buttons you need to press to navigate
between modes.
• In any mode, press L to illuminate the display.
World Time Mode
Stopwatch Mode

Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping

This watch receives a time calibration signal and updates its time setting
• This watch is designed to pick up the time calibration signals transmitted in
Germany (Mainflingen), England (Anthorn), the United States (Fort Collins),
China (Shangqiu), and Japan (Fukushima, Fukuoka/Saga).
Current Time Setting
This watch adjusts its time setting automatically in accordance with a time
calibration signal. You also can perform a manual procedure to set the time
and date, when necessary.
• The first thing you should do after purchasing this watch is to specify
your Home City (the city where you normally will use the watch). For
more information, see "To specify your Home City" below.
• When using the watch outside the areas covered by the time signal
transmitters, you will have to adjust the current time setting manually as
required. See "Timekeeping" for more information about manual time
• The U.S. time calibration signal can be picked up by the watch while in
North America. The term "North America" in this manual refers to the area
that consists of Canada, the continental United States, and Mexico.
Operation Guide 3147
The electricity generated by the solar cell of the
watch is stored by a built-in battery. Leaving or
using the watch where it is not exposed to light
causes the battery to run down. Make sure the
watch is exposed to light as much as possible.
• When you are not wearing the watch on your
wrist, position the face so it is pointed at a
source of bright light.
• You should try to keep the watch outside of
your sleeve as much as possible. Charging is
reduced significantly if the face is covered only
Battery discharges in the dark.
Thermometer Mode
Press D.
Timer Mode
Alarm Mode
• The actual level at which some functions are disabled depends on the
watch model.
• Frequent display illumination can run down the battery quickly and require
charging. The following guidelines give an idea of the charging time
required to recover from a single illumination operation.
Approximately five minutes exposure to bright sunlight coming in through
a window
Approximately 50 minutes exposure to indoor fluorescent lighting
• Be sure to read "Power Supply" for important information you need to
know when exposing the watch to bright light.
If the display of the watch is blank...
If the display of the watch is blank, it means that the watch's Power Saving
function has turned off the display to conserve power.
• See "Power Saving" for more information.
• The measurement functions built into this watch are not intended for
taking measurements that require professional or industrial precision.
Values produced by this watch should be considered as reasonable
representations only.
• CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any loss,
or any claims by third parties that may arise through the use of this
About This Manual
• Button operations are indicated using the letters shown in the illustration.
• Each section of this manual provides you with the information you need to
perform operations in each mode. Further details and technical information
can be found in the "Reference" section.
• You can press the C button to go directly from the Timekeeping Mode to
the Altimeter Mode. To go to the Altimeter Mode from the Barometer/
Thermometer, World Time, Stopwatch, Countdown Timer, Alarm, or Data
Recall Mode, first enter the Timekeeping Mode and then press the C
Timekeeping Mode
Data Recall Mode
To specify your Home City
City code
Hour : Minutes
ATH : Athens
HKG : Hong Kong
TPE, TYO : Taipei, Tokyo
LAX : Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Seattle/Tacoma,
Vancouver, Tijuana
DEN : Denver, El Paso, Edmonton, Culiacan
CHI : Chicago, Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, New Orleans, Winnipeg,
Mexico City
NYC : New York, Detroit, Miami, Boston, Montreal
Altimeter Mode
Press C.
Press D.
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A until
the city code starts to flash, which indicates
the setting screen.
2. Press E (east) and B (west) to select the
city code you want to use as your Home City.
: London
PAR, BER : Paris, Berlin, Milan, Rome,
Amsterdam, Hamburg, Frankfurt,
Vienna, Barcelona, Madrid



  Summary of Contents for Casio GW9200-1

  • Page 1: Radio-Controlled Atomic Timekeeping

    MO1010-EC Getting Acquainted Congratulations upon your selection of this CASIO watch. To get the most out of your purchase, be sure to read this manual carefully. Applications The built-in sensors of this watch measure barometric pressure, temperature and altitude. Measured values are then shown on the display. Such features make this watch useful when hiking, mountain climbing, or when engaging in other such outdoor activities.
  • Page 2 14 minutes. Take care that you do not perform any button operations or move the watch during this time. • The time calibration signal the watch will attempt to pick up depends on its current Home City code setting as shown below.
  • Page 3: Altimeter

    (provided that the Timekeeping Mode time is set correctly). Before going to bed for the night, remove the watch from your wrist, and put it in a location where it can receive the signal easily.
  • Page 4 2. Hold down C for about one second until REC flashes on the display. • At this time the watch will beep and the current altitude reading will be saved along with the current date (year, month, day) and time.
  • Page 5: Recalling Altitude Data

    Altitude Altitude Records These are records of the 20 newest altitude readings taken with the watch by you. If you take more than 20 readings, the watch will delete the oldest readings to make room for the newest readings.
  • Page 6: Barometer/Thermometer

    Barometer/Thermometer Mode. After that, barometric pressure and temperature measurements are taken every five seconds. • During barometric pressure measurements, the watch may not be able to update its timekeeping display contents normally. Correct timekeeping is maintained internally, however.
  • Page 7: Alarm Operation

    The alarm tone sounds at the preset time for 10 seconds, regardless of the mode the watch is in. In the case of the snooze alarm, the alarm operation is performed a total of seven times, every five minutes, until you turn the alarm off.
  • Page 8: Illumination

    • The auto light switch turns off automatically whenever battery power drops to Level 3. • Illumination may not turn on right away if you raise the watch to your face while a barometric pressure or altitude measurement operation is in progress.
  • Page 9: Timekeeping

    If you experience problems getting the special rechargeable battery to charge fully, contact your dealer or CASIO distributor about having it replaced. • Never try to remove or replace the watch’s special battery yourself. Use of the wrong type of battery can damage the watch.
  • Page 10: Button Tone

    Whenever you have a sensor malfunction, be sure to take the watch to your original dealer or nearest authorized CASIO distributor as soon as possible. Button Operation Tone...
  • Page 11 To recover from the sleep state Perform any one of the following operations. • Move the watch to a well-lit area. It can take up to two seconds for the display to turn on. • Press any button. • Angle the watch towards your face for reading.
  • Page 12: City Code Table

    Compare the readings produced by the watch with those of another reliable and accurate thermometer. If adjustment is required, remove the watch from your wrist and wait for 20 or 30 minutes to give the temperature of the watch time to stabilize before adjusting.

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