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Honeywell RC402W User Manual

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
ABOUT HIDEKI ELECTRONICS
PRODUCT FEATURES & OVERVIEW
BATTERY INSTALLATION
WWVB RADIO CONTROLLED TIME
Digiview
ATOMIC CLOCK
TIME AND CALENDAR WINDOWS
Atomic Clock with AM/FM Radio
ALARMS SETTINGS
DIGITAL AM/ FM RADIO
SNOOZE & BACKLIGHT
PRECAUTIONS
SPECIFICATIONS
FCC STATEMENT
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
STANDARD WARRANTY INFORMATION
(RC402W)
USER MANUAL
DIGIVIEW RC402W MANUAL (ENG)
SIZE: W65 X H105 (mm)
BY WING TSUI 11/03/09
F. AM RADIO
• Displays the radio
I. AM/ FM RADIO
station from a band
SWITCH
range of 540 to1700kHz
J. RADIO ALARM
G. FM RADIO
• Displays the radio
SWITCH
station from a band
K. WAVE BUTTON
range of 88 to 108 MHz
REAR VIEW
L. TIME SET BUTTON
M. RADIO ON/ OFF
SWITCH
N. DOWN (-) BUTTON
H
O. UP (+) BUTTON
H. AC/DC ADAPTOR
• Connects clock to the
INPUT
power outlet through
the AC to 6V DC
adapter provided
P. ALARM BUTTON
TOP VIEW
Q. LIGHT/ SNOOZE
I
BUTTON
J
K
L
Q
P
O N
M
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• Make sure the unit is positioned at 8 feet (2 meters)
TIME AND CALENDAR WINDOWS
The Atomic Clock Radio displays time in an
distance from any interference source such as a TV,
hour-minutes-seconds format in the Time Window.
computer monitor, microwave, etc.
The date is displayed in month-date format next to the day
• Within concrete wall rooms such as basements or office
of the week in the Calendar Window.
buildings, the received signal may be weakened. Always
place the unit near the window for better reception.
MANUAL SETTINGS
If desired, the time, date and other available parameters
can be programmed manually. It is necessary to set your
ATOMIC CLOCK
Time Zone manually.
Immediately after battery installation, the clock will beep
and display all available LCD segments for a moment.
TIME ZONE
Immediately the atomic time signal receiver will start
Option 1
searching for the atomic time signal. It usually takes
• Slide the Time Zone switch inside the battery
compartment to the desired US time zone position.
between 5-8 minutes to synchronize the clock.
NOTE: Do not press any buttons on the unit during
Option 2
auto search as it may interrupt product's operation,
• Enter the US Time Zone programming mode by
pressing and holding the UP (+) button for 3 seconds.
and you will need to start the set up procedure again.
• Keep holding UP (+) button until the desired time zone
If the reception is successful and the atomic time signal is
(Pacific, Mountain, Central or Eastern) is highlighted
received, the date and time will be set automatically, and
on the unit's display map in the Time Window.
the [ ] icon will appear on the display.
• Release the UP (+) button and the desired Time Zone
NOTE: It is necessary to set your Time Zone, the
will be selected.
default zone is a Pacific Standard Time (PST).
(Refer to the MANUAL SETTINGS section)
CLOCK
If the initial reception was not successful and the time
• Press and hold TIME SET button for 3 seconds until the
signal has not been synchronized in the first 8 minutes, you
hour digits in the Calendar Window will flash
may use the WAVE button to set the time and date
• Press UP (+) or DOWN (-) adjusting a correct hour
manually. (Refer to the MANUAL SETTINGS section).
After the clock is set manually, place it by the window for
• Press TIME SET to confirm and move to the next
the better reception. The atomic time receiver will continue
parameter – the minute digit will flash
to search for the atomic time signal daily each hour
• Press UP (+) or DOWN (-) adjusting the current minute
between 1:00 am and 4:00 am.
and then press TIME SET to confirm – the year digit
NOTE: Allow at least 24 hours for the atomic time
will flash
receiver to pick up the signal. In some cases, depending
• Press UP (+) or DOWN (-) adjusting the year and then
on the location, it may take up to 72 hours.
press TIME SET to confirm – the month digit will flash
• Press UP (+) or DOWN (-) adjusting the month and
then press TIME SET to confirm – the date will flash
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INTRODUCTION
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Thank you for selecting the Digiview Atomic Clock Radio.
This product combines an Atomic Clock with AM/FM
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Radio. This device includes precise time keeping and
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perpetual calendar that you can use from the comfort of
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your home.
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In this package you will find:
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• One Atomic Clock Radio
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• One AC adapter
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• One User Manual
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• One Quick Start Guide
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Please keep this manual handy as you use your new item.
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It contains practical step-by-step instructions, as well as
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technical specifications and precautions you should know.
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ABOUT HIDEKI ELECTRONICS
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Visit our website (www.digiviewtime.com) to learn more
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about Hideki Electronics precise projection time pieces,
environmental products and weather monitoring devices.
The website also includes important information about
extended warranty programs and other useful facts.
PRODUCT FEATURES
AM/ FM Radio
• AM/ FM radio station tuning
• Radio alarm
Atomic Clock
• Precise time and date set via RF signals from the US
Atomic Clock
• Calendar displaying date with month and day in English,
Spanish, French, German and Italian
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SIDE VIEW
• Selects AM or FM radio
frequency
• Selects Radio or Buzzer
alarm
• Enforces the clock to
receive the atomic time
signal
• Sets the current time and
alarm time manually
T
S
• Turns the radio on and
off
R.LIGHT ON/ OFF
• Activates continuous
• Decreases all function
SWITCH
parameters
• Activates a language
S.TUNNING KNOB
• Selection of the desired
selection mode for the
day of the week
T.VOLUME KNOB
• Selection of the desired
• Increases all function
parameters
• Activates US Time
Zone selection
BOTTOM VIEW
• Selects 12 or 24 hour
time display format
• Activates or deactivates
alarm 1 and alarm 2
U
• Activates LED
backlight and snooze
U. TIME ZONE SWITCH
• Selection of the desired
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• Press UP (+) or DOWN (-) adjusting the date and then
press TIME SET to confirm that the last parameter
is set
• To select either 12 hour or 24 hour clock operation,
simply press the UP button
DAY OF THE WEEK LANGUAGE
• Press and hold DOWN (-) button for 3 seconds to enter
the day of the week language programming mode: the
default language abbreviation will appear
(example – EN - is for English)
• Continue holding DOWN (-) button until the desired day
of the week language abbreviation is displayed
• Release the DOWN (-) button and the day of the week
will be displayed in selected language
ALARMS SETTING
The Atomic Clock Radio has two time alarms, AL 1 and
AL 2. The alarms are activated when their respective bell
icon is displayed. When triggered, they will sound at the
set time and the alarm icon will flash. Also, you can select
the alarm sound, either radio or beep sound, by switching
to the desired position.
BELL ALARM SETTING
• Slide the alarm switch to the BUZZER position. Press
ALARM button, the alarm icon
the display.
• Then, press TIME SET button, "AL 1" will be displayed
under the US map.
• Press and hold the TIME SET button for 3 seconds
again - the hour digit will flash.
• Enter the hour parameter by using UP (-) or DOWN (+)
button.
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• 12 or 24 hour time format
• Dual crescendo time alarm with programmable snooze
• LED backlight
PRODUCT OVERVIEW
FRONT VIEW
B
A
E
D
G
C
F
A. ATOMIC TIME
• Displays time with
seconds and US map
indicating Time Zone
B. CALENDAR
• Displays calendar
format in month-date
format
C. WEEKDAY
• Displays day of the
week abbreviation in
5 languages
D. RECEPTION TOWER
• Displays the strength of
atomic time reception
E. DUAL ALARMS
• Displays alarm 1 and
alarm 2's activation
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BATTERY INSTALLATION
• Open the battery compartment door
• Install 4batteries (UM-3 or "AA" size 1.5V) matching
the polarity as shown in the battery compartment.•
We recommend using alkaline batteries
• Avoid using rechargeable batteries. (Rechargeable
batteries cannot maintain correct power requirements).
• Replace the battery compartment door.
• Connect 6V AC/DC adapter provided to the main display
unit and plug into the power outlet.
R
WWVB RADIO CONTROLLED TIME
backlight when AC
The NIST (National Institute of Standards and
adapter is connected
Technology) radio station (WWVB) is located in Ft.
Collins, Colorado. It transmits an exact time signal
frequency
continuously throughout the most of the continental United
States at 60 KHz frequency. The Atomic Clock in your
sound volume
Radio can receive this WWVB signal through the internal
antenna from up to 2,000 miles away. Due to the nature of
the Earth's ionosphere, reception can be limited during the
daylight hours. The radio controlled clock will search for
an alternate station that receives the atomic time signal
from the NIST Atomic clock in Boulder, Colorado.
The WWVB tower icon on the unit's display will flash
indicating a radio signal reception from the WWVB
station. If the tower icon is not fully lit, or if the time and
date are not set automatically, please consider the
following:
• During night-time hours, atmospheric disturbances are
typically less severe and radio signal reception may
improve. A single daily reception is sufficient enough
to keep the clock accuracy within 1 second.
time zone
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• Press the TIME SET button again, the minute digits will
flash.
• Enter the minutes parameter by using UP (-) or
DOWN (+) button.
• Press the TIME SET button one last time to confirm the
setting.
• Use the same procedure for setting the time for
ALARM 2.
RADIO ALARM SETTING
• Slide the alarm switch to the RADIO position.
• Adjust the radio station at the corresponding band range.
• Follow the same procedures as BELL ALARM
SETTING, the radio will be turn on at the pre-set time.
HOW TO STOP AN ALARM
• Press the ALARM button, the alarm will be disabled
and the alarm icons will disappear from the display.
DIGITAL AM/ FM RADIO
The band range of AM and FM Radios operate from 540
to 1700 kHz and from 87.5 to 108.1 MHz respectively.
GENERAL OPERATION
• Slide the RADIO switch to turn on the radio.
• Rotate TUNNING knob to search the desired radio
station.
will be shown on
• Rotate VOLUME knob to adjust the desired volume.
• If the reception is weak, try to extend the wire antenna
horizontally to improve the reception.
• Slide the RADIO switch to turn off the radio. The radio
function will be automatically off when the low battery
indicator is displayed. Replace old batteries or connect
to AC adapter.
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SNOOZE & BACKLIGHT
SPECIFICATIONS
Radio
When any alarm sounds, press the SNOOZE/LIGHT
button to temporarily stop the alarm and the blue display
AM frequency: 540 to 1700 kHz
FM frequency: 87.5 to 108.1 MHz
backlight will be activated for 5 seconds. The alarm icon
Time
will begin flashing. After 4 minutes, the alarm sound will
12/24 hour display in hh: mm format
resume. Snooze may be pressed as times, as desired. If the
Date format: month – day
alarm is not disabled (or put in to snooze mode) it will stop
User-selectable US Time Zones: PST, MST, CST, EST
by itself after 4 minutes and the alarm icon will stop
Day of the week: User-selectable in 5 languages- English,
flashing.
Spanish, French, German or Italian
Dual 4 minutes crescendo alarm
PRECAUTIONS
LED backlight: 5 seconds on battery power
This product is engineered to give you years of satisfactory
Power
service if handled carefully. Here are a few precautions:
4 AA size (UM-3) 1.5V batteries (not included)
• Do not immerse the unit in water.
AC/DC adapter - 6V, 120mA (included)
• Do not clean the unit with abrasive or corrosive materials.
Dimensions
They may scratch the plastic parts and corrode the
6.85(L) x 3.4(H) x 4.31(D) inches
electronic circuits.
• Do not subject the product to excessive force, shock,
FCC STATEMENT
dust, temperature, or humidity, which may result in
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
malfunctions, shorter lifespan, damaged batteries, and
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1)
damaged parts.
This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
• Do not tamper with the unit's internal components.
This device must accept any interference received,
Doing so will invalidate the warranty and may cause
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
damage. The unit contains no user-serviceable parts.
Warning: Changes or modification to this unit not
• Use only fresh batteries. Do not mix new and old
expressly approved by the party responsible for
batteries.
compliance could void the user's authority to operate the
• Read the user's manual thoroughly before operating the
equipment.
unit.
NOTE: This equipment had been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B Digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
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interference in a residential installation. This equipment,
This device must accept any interference received,
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
cause harmful interference to radio communications.
There is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
STANDARD WARRANTY INFORMATION
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
This product is warranted from manufacturing defects for
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which
one year from the date of retail purchase. It does not cover
can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the
damages or wear resulting from accident, misuse, abuse,
user is encouraged to improve or correct turning the
commercial use, or unauthorized adjustment and repair.
interference by one or more of the following measures:
Note that online product registration is required to ensure
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
valid warranty protection.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and
To register your product, go to our Company website at:
www.digiviewtime.com. Click Online Product
receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different
Registration under the Customer Service menu.
from that to which the receiver is connected.
Should you require assistance with this product and its
operation, please contact our Customer Service Hotline
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio / TV
technician for help.
1(866) 443 3543.
Please direct all returns to the place of the original
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
purchase. Should this not be possible, contact Hideki
Name: Hideki Electronics, Inc.
Customer Service Hotline for assistance and to obtain a
Contact Person: Mr. James Boyle
Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA). Returns
Address: 7865 SW Mohawk, Tualatin, OR 97062
without a return authorization will be refused. Please retain
Telephone No.: 1 503 612 8395
your original receipt as you may be asked to provide a
declare that the product
copy for proof of purchase.
Product No.: RC402W
Hideki Electronics, Inc. reserves the right to repair or
Product Name: AM/ FM Clock Radio
replace the product at our option.
Manufacturer: Hideki Electronics Ltd.
Copyright (2007) Hideki Electronics Inc. All Rights
Address: Unit 2304-06, 23/F Riley House, 88 Lei Muk
Reserved. The Honeywell Trademark is used under license
Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories, Hong Kong
from Honeywell Intellectual Properties Inc.
is in conformity with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation
Honeywell International Inc. makes no representations or
is subject to the following two conditions:
warranties with respect to this product.
This device may not cause harmful interference.
All user manual contents and information are subject to
change.
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(Print Date: 1 Aug 2007)
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