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Tide/Moon Data; Countdown Timer - Casio Pathfinder PAW1500 Operation Manual

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Tide/Moon Data

In the Tide/Moon Data Mode, you can see the current tide and the current
date's Moon phase for your Home City. You can specify a date and view tide
and Moon data for that date.
• See "Moon Phase Indicator" for information about the Moon phase indicator
and "Tide Graph" for information about the tide graph.
• All of the operations in this section are performed in the Tide/Moon Data
Mode.
Tide Data
The Tide Graph that appears first when you enter the Tide/Moon Data Mode
shows the data at 6:00 a.m. for your currently selected Home City on the
current date, according to the Timekeeping Mode. From there you can specify
another date or time.
• If the tide data is not correct, check your Timekeeping Mode settings and
correct them if necessary.
• If you feel that the information shown by the Tide Graph is different from
actual tide conditions, you need to adjust the high tide time. See "Adjusting
the High Tide Time" for more information.
Moon Data
The Moon phase and Moon age information that appears first when you enter
the Tide/Moon Data Mode shows the data at noon for your currently selected
Home City on the current date, according to the Timekeeping Mode. After that
you can specify another date to view data.
• If the Moon data is not correct, check your Timekeeping Mode settings and
correct them if necessary.
• If the Moon phase indicator shows a phase that is a mirror image of the
actual moon phase in your area, you can use the procedure under
"Reversing the Displayed Moon Phase" to change it.
To view Moon Data for a particular date, or Tide Data for a
particular date and time
1. In the Tide/Moon Data Mode, use A (+) and
Moon age
C (–) to select the date you want.
• After you select a date, the watch starts to
Moon
phase
calculate Moon and tide data for the date
you selected. The calculation operation
takes about 10 seconds, and is indicated by
movement in the Moon Phase indicator and
the Tide Graph on the display. You can use
A and C to change to another date while
a calculation operation is in progress.
• After calculation is complete, the Moon
information (Moon age and phase) and tide
Current
Current
information (current tide level and tide
tide range
tide level
range) will be displayed for the date you
selected.
2. While the Moon information (Moon age and phase) and tide information
(tide level and tide range for the current date) are displayed, you can press
B (+) to advance the displayed tide range by one hour.
• You also can use A (+) and C (–) to change the date.
• Update of the Moon Phase indicator and the Tide Graph is stopped while
any of the following is occurring.
During button operation
While an alarm is sounding
While a countdown beeper is sounding
During display illumination
During Auto Receive of a time calibration signal
During a 2-hour barometric pressure reading operation
Adjusting the High Tide Time
Use the following procedure to adjust the high tide time within a particular
date. You can find out high tide information for your area from a tide table, the
Internet, or your local newspaper.
To adjust the high tide time
1. In the Tide/Moon Data Mode, use A (+) and
C (–) to select the date you want.
• After you select a date, the watch starts to
calculate Moon and tide data for the date
you selected. The calculation operation
takes about 10 seconds, and is indicated by
movement in the Moon Phase indicator and
the Tide Graph on the display. You can use
A and C to change to another date while
a calculation operation is in progress.
• After calculation is complete, the Moon
information (Moon age and phase) and tide
information (current tide level and tide
range) will be displayed for the date you
selected.
Hour
2. While the Moon information (Moon age and
phase) and tide information (current tide level
and tide range) are displayed, hold down E
until the hour digits start to flash. This is the
high tide time hour adjustment screen.
3. Use A (+) and C (–) to change the hour
setting.
4. When the hour is the setting you want, press
D.
• This will cause the minute digits to flash.
Minute
5. Use A (+) and C (–) to change the minute
setting.
6. When the minute setting is the way you want,
press E to exit the adjustment screen and
return to the Tide/Moon Data Mode screen.
• Pressing A and C at the same time while the time adjustment screen is
displayed (steps 2 through 5 above) will return the high tide time to its initial
factory default setting.
• The high tide time setting is not affected by the DST (summer time) setting
of the Timekeeping Mode.
• On some days, there are two high tides. With this watch, you can adjust the
first high tide time only. The second high tide time for that day is adjusted
automatically based on the first high tide time.
Reversing the Displayed Moon Phase
The left-right (east-west) appearance of the Moon depends on whether the
Moon is north of you (northerly view) or south of you (southerly view) as you
view it.
You can use the procedure below to reverse the displayed Moon phase so it
matches the actual appearance of the Moon where you are located.
• To determine the viewing direction of the Moon, use a compass to take a
direction reading of the Moon at its meridian passage.
• For information about the Moon phase indicator, see "Moon Phase Indicator".
To reverse the displayed Moon phase
1. In the Tide/Moon Data Mode, hold down E
until the hour digits start to flash.
2. Press D twice.
• This will cause the Moon phase indicator to
flash. This is the indicator switching screen.
3. Press A to toggle the Moon phase indicator
between the southerly view (indicated by
) and northerly view (indicated by
• Northerly view: Moon is north of you.
• Southerly view: Moon is south of you.
4. When the Moon phase indicator setting is the
way you want, press E to exit the switching
screen and return to the Tide/Moon Data
Mode screen.

Countdown Timer

Seconds
The countdown timer can be set within a range of
one minute to 60 minutes. An alarm sounds when
the timer reaches zero. The press of a button will
start the countdown timer from the currently set
start time, and a progress beeper sounds to keep
you informed of the current status of the
countdown. These features make it possible to
use the watch for yacht racing.
• All of the operations in this section are
Current
performed in the Countdown Timer Mode,
Minutes
time
which you enter by pressing D.
Configuring Countdown Timer Settings
The following are the settings you should configure before actually using the
countdown timer.
Countdown start time and reset time
Progress beeper (on/off)
• See "To configure countdown timer settings" for information about setting up
the timer.
• For details about the progress beeper, see "Progress Beeper".
Reset Time
You can set a "reset time", which is a kind of alternate countdown start time
you can recall with the press of a button any time a countdown operation is in
progress.
Countdown Timer Beeper Operations
The watch beeps at various times during a countdown so you can keep
informed about the countdown status without looking at the display. The
following describes the types of beeper operations the watch performs during
a countdown.
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