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Casio Pathfinder PAG80 Operation Manual

Casio Pathfinder PAG80 Operation Manual

Casio pathfinder pag80: user guide



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 and keep it on hand
for later reference when necessary.
The built-in sensors of this watch measure direction, 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
• The actual level at which some functions are disabled depends on the
watch model.
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
Stopwatch Mode
Timer Mode


Month – Day
Day of week
Press E.
PM indicator
Hour : Minutes
Operation Guide 2894
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. Even if the
face of the watch is only partially blocked from
light, charging will be reduced significantly.
Battery discharges in the dark.
Timekeeping Mode
Data Recall
Press D.
Alarm Mode
Use the Timekeeping Mode to set and view the
current time and date.
• In the Timekeeping Mode, press E to toggle
between the month–day and the day of the
week at the top of the display.
Read This Before You Set the Time and
This watch is preset with a number of city codes,
each of which represents the time zone where
that city is located. When setting the time, it is
important that you select the correct city code for
your Home City (the city where you normally use
the watch). If your location is not included in the
preset city codes, select the preset city code that
is in the same time zone as your location.
• 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 5 minutes exposure to bright sunlight coming in through a
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.
• When engaging in mountain climbing or other activities in which losing
your way can create a dangerous or life-threatening situation, always be
sure to use a second compass to confirm direction readings.
• 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
• You can use buttons A, B, and C to directly enter a sensor mode from
the Timekeeping Mode or from another sensor mode. To enter a sensor
mode from the Data Recall, World Time, Stopwatch, Countdown Timer, or
Alarm Mode, first enter the Timekeeping Mode and then press the
applicable button.
Press A.
Compass Mode
• Note that all of the times for the World Time Mode city codes are displayed
in accordance with the time and date settings you configure in the
Timekeeping Mode.
• After you correctly set your Home City time and date, you can set the watch
up for timekeeping with a different city code simply by changing the Home
City code in the Timekeeping Mode.
To set the time and date
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down E until the city code starts to flash,
which indicates the setting screen.
2. Use C and A to select the city code you want.
• Make sure you select your Home City code before changing any other
• For full information on city codes, see the "City Code Table".
• 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"
Sensor Modes
Press C.
Press B.
Thermometer Mode
Altimeter Mode
Press D.


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  • Page 1: Timekeeping

    MO0912-EB 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 and keep it on hand for later reference when necessary. Applications The built-in sensors of this watch measure direction, barometric pressure, temperature and altitude.
  • Page 2: Digital Compass

    304 to 326 degrees. • Any ongoing direction measurement operation is temporarily paused while the watch is performing an alert operation (daily alarm, Hourly Time Signal, countdown timer alarm) or while illumination is turned on (by pressing L).
  • Page 3: Altimeter

    When you measure altitude using a reference altitude specified by you After you specify a reference altitude, the watch uses that value to convert the current measured barometric pressure value to altitude. • To determine the height of a tall building, for...
  • Page 4 How the historical record is updated The watch perf orms the f ollowing oper ations when a sa ve session is stopped (after per iodic records 40 records are stored or when y ou holding do wn C).
  • Page 5: Altitude Data Recall

    The altitude alarm sounds only while the Altimeter Mode’s Altitude Screen is on the display. It does not sound while the watch is in another mode or while another Altimeter Mode screen is on the display.
  • Page 6: World Time

    • The historical record high altitude screen will reappear when data deletion is complete. • If you release the E button part way through the above procedure, the watch will return to the historical record high altitude screen without deleting the data.
  • Page 7: Configuring The Countdown Timer

    Auto repeat will repeat up to 10 times. Progress Beeper When the progress beeper is turned on, the watch beeps at minute 10, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1, of the countdown, and at second 50, 40, 30, 20, 10, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 of the final minute of the countdown.
  • Page 8: About The Auto Light Switch

    • The auto light switch turns off automatically whenever battery power drops to Level 4. • 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: Power Supply

    If you experience problems getting the special rechargeable battery to fully charge, 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: Power Saving

    Stopwatch Mode. 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.
  • Page 11: Calibrating Bearing Sensor

    2. Press D to start the northerly calibration procedure. • At this time, display. 3. Place the watch on a level surface, and position it so that its 12 o’clock position points north (as measured with another compass). 4. Press A to start the calibration operation. •...
  • Page 12: City Code Table

    Operation Guide 2894 City Code Table City Other major cities in same time zone City Code Differential –11 –11.0 Pago Pago Honolulu –10.0 Papeete Anchorage –09.0 Nome San Francisco, Las Vegas, Vancouver, Los Angeles –08.0 Seattle/Tacoma, Dawson City Denver –07.0 El Paso, Edmonton Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago...

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