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Casio 5117 Operation Manual

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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.
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 result in 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
• Press C to change from mode to mode.
• In any mode (except when a setting screen is on the display), press B to illuminate
the display for about one second.
Radio-controlled Atomic Timekeeping
This watch receives a time calibration signal and updates its time setting accordingly.
• 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).
• See the information under "Signal Reception Troubleshooting" if you experience
problems with time calibration signal reception.
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
• 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".
• 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 "To set the time
and date manually" for more information about manual time settings.
• 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.
• As of January 2009, China does not use Daylight Saving Time (DST). If China does
go to the Daylight Saving Time system in the future, some functions of this watch
may no longer operate correctly.
• Using this watch in a country covered by a time calibration that is different from the
countries it supports may result in incorrect time indication due to local application of
summer time, etc.
To specify your Home City
City code
Left dial
PM indicator
Hour : Minutes
Operation Guide 5117
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
• When you are not wearing the watch on your wrist,
position the face so it is pointed at a source of bright
• You should try to keep the watch outside of your sleeve
as much as possible. Charging is reduced significantly if
the face is only partially covered.
Battery discharges in the dark.
Timekeeping Mode
Press C.
1. In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down A for about five
seconds until the left dial hand points to T1 and the city
code flashes on the upper display. This is the setting
2. Press D (east) and B (west) to select the city code
you want to use as your Home City.
LIS, LON : Lisbon, London
MAD, PAR, ROM, BER, STO : Madrid, Paris, Rome,
Berlin, Stockholm
: Athens
: Moscow
HKG, BJS, TPE : Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei
SEL, TYO : Seoul, Tokyo
: Honolulu
: Anchorage
YVR, LAX : Vancouver, Los Angeles
YEA, DEN : Edmonton, Denver
MEX, CHI : Mexico City, Chicago
• 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 5 minutes exposure to bright sunlight coming in through a window
Approximately about 8 hours 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 Function" for more information.
Note that CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any
damage or loss suffered by you or any third party arising through the use of this
product or its malfunction.
About This Manual
Some or all
World Time Mode
Alarm Mode
MIA, YTO, NYC : Miami, Toronto, New York
YHZ : Halifax
YYT : St.Johns
3. Press A twice to exit the setting screen.
• Normally, your watch should show the correct time as soon as you select your Home
City code. If it does not, it should adjust automatically after the next auto receive
operation (in the middle of the night). You also can perform manual receive or you
can set the time manually.
• The watch will receive the time calibration signal automatically from the applicable
transmitter (in the middle of the night) and update its settings accordingly. For
information about the relationship between city codes and transmitters, see
"Important!" under "Time Calibration Signal Reception" and "Transmitters".
• See the maps under "Approximate Reception Ranges" for information about the
reception ranges of the watch.
Time Calibration Signal Reception
There are two different methods you can use to receive the time calibration signal:
auto receive and manual receive.
• Auto Receive
With auto receive, the watch receives the time calibration signal automatically up to six
times a day (five times for the China signal). When any auto receive is successful, the
remaining auto receive operations are not performed. For more information, see
"About Auto Receive".
• Manual Receive
Manual receive lets you start a time calibration receive operation with the press of a
button. For more information, see "To perform manual receive".
• When getting ready to receive the time calibration signal, position the watch as
shown in the nearby illustration, with its 12 o'clock side facing towards a window.
This watch is designed to receive a time calibration signal late at night. Because of
this, you should place the watch near a window as shown in the illustration when you
take it off at night. Make sure there are no metal objects nearby.
• Make sure the watch is facing the right way.
• Depending on the model of your watch, display text
appears either as dark figures on a light background or
light figures on a dark background. All sample displays
in this manual are shown using dark figures on a light
• 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.
Stopwatch Mode
Countdown Timer Mode
12 o'clock


Table of Contents

  Summary of Contents for Casio 5117

  • Page 1 Operation Guide 5117 Getting Acquainted Congratulations upon your selection of this CASIO watch. To get the most out of your • The actual level at which some functions are disabled depends on the watch model. purchase, be sure to read this manual carefully.
  • Page 2 Operation Guide 5117 • Proper signal reception can be difficult or even impossible under the conditions listed Auto Receive Start Times Your Home City below. Standard Time 1:00 am 2:00 am 3:00 am 4:00 am 5:00 am Standard Time Midnight...
  • Page 3: World Time

    Operation Guide 5117 World Time Countdown Timer World Time shows the current time in 48 cities (29 time You can set the countdown timer within a range of one City code Start time (minutes) zones) around the world. A simple operation swaps your minute to 60 minutes.
  • Page 4: Power Supply

    • The alarm on indicator flashes while the alarm is or CASIO distributor about having it replaced. sounding. • Never try to remove or replace the watch’s special battery yourself. Use of the wrong •...
  • Page 5: Hand Home Position Correction

    Operation Guide 5117 Recovery Times 12-hour and 24-hour timekeeping The table below shows the amount exposure that is required to take the battery from • With the 12-hour format, the PM indicator appears to the left of the hour digits for one level to the next.
  • Page 6: Specifications

    Operation Guide 5117 Reference This section contains more detailed and technical information about watch operation. Timekeeping It also contains important precautions and notes about the various features and • Resetting the seconds to while the current count is in the range of 30 to 59 functions of this watch.
  • Page 7: City Code Table

    Operation Guide 5117 City Code Table City UTC Offset/ City UTC Offset/ City City Code Code GMT Differential GMT Differential Pago Pago –11 Athens Honolulu –10 Cairo Anchorage –9 Jerusalem Vancouver Moscow –8 Los Angeles Jeddah Edmonton Tehran +3.5 –7...