SETTING THE TIME
Set the clock to the correct time
by turning the minute hand forwards or backwards. Do not turn the
hour and as this will cause the clock to strike incorrect hour
The chimes are electronically
programmed and require time to become synchronized with the
hands. After setting the time, the clock must run until the next
hour chime before the quarter hour
chimes will agree with the hands.
When demonstrating the chimes or setting
the time, the clock will not chime on the quarter hours
and may chime several minutes before the hour. If the hands are
moved from one hour to the next
before the first hour chime has completely finished, the hour
strike counts may be incorrect but will
adjust correctly at the next hour.
Refer to the diagram for the location of the various switches and
This knob can be used to turn the hands, but it is more convenient
to set the time by simply moving
the minute hand directly.
control knob will regulate the chime volume. Turn it counter
clockwise for full volume and clockwise for less volume.
chimes begin to sound distorted or to chime erratically, it is an
indication that the battery power is low, and the batteries must
be replaced for proper chime functions. Silencing the chimes at
night and/or selection of Bim-Bam chimes will extend battery life.
with 4 divisions - Clock will chime each quarter-hour.
Circle with single line- Clock will chime only on the hour.
- Chimes will be softer for eight hours each day.
Sun - Chimes will be at normal volume at all times.
Moon with Slash - Chimes will not play for eight hours each
When this switch is
moved to the left or the right position, the chimes will be
affected at the same time every day for eight hours beginning at
the next hour. Normally this would be done in the evening for
softer chimes or no chimes during the night.
- Chimes are off and will not sound.
"B" - Bim-bam Strike, Hour count and half past.
"W"- Westminster chime melody plus full hour