Module No. 5582

Solar Charging

This watch runs on power supplied from a rechargeable (secondary) battery that is charged by a solar panel. The solar panel is integrated into the face of the watch, and power is generated whenever the face is exposed to light.

Charging the Watch

When you are not wearing the watch, put it in a location where it is exposed to bright light.

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While you are wearing the watch, make sure that its face (solar panel) is not blocked from the light by the sleeve of your clothing. Power generation efficiency is reduced even when the face of the watch is blocked only partially.

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Checking the Charge Level

In the Timekeeping Mode, the current charge level is indicated by the mode hand.

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Good (high charge)

Good (medium charge)

Low Battery

Remaining Charge and Dead Battery

You can determine if the charge level is low by checking the hand movement. Functions become disabled as battery power goes low.

Low Battery Power

The second hand jumps at two-second intervals.

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Dead Battery

All hands are stopped.

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Charging Time Guidelines

The table below shows guidelines for approximate charging times.

Required Charging Time for 1-day Use

Light Level (Lux)

Approximate Charging Time

50,000

8 minutes

10,000

30 minutes

5,000

48 minutes

500

8 hours

Time Required to Achieve Next Charge Level

  • Sunny day, outdoors (50,000 lux)

Dead battery arrowR Medium charge

2 hours

Medium charge arrowR High charge

21 hours

High charge arrowR Full charge

6 hours

  • Sunny day, near a window (10,000 lux)

Dead battery arrowR Medium charge

6 hours

Medium charge arrowR High charge

77 hours

High charge arrowR Full charge

21 hours

  • Overcast day, near a window (5,000 lux)

Dead battery arrowR Medium charge

10 hours

Medium charge arrowR High charge

125 hours

High charge arrowR Full charge

34 hours

  • Indoor fluorescent lighting (500 lux)

Dead battery arrowR Medium charge

117 hours

Medium charge arrowR High charge

-

High charge arrowR Full charge

-

Power Saving Function

Leaving the watch in a dark location for about one hour between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. will cause the display to go blank, and the watch to enter Level 1 power saving. If the watch is left in this condition for six or seven days, the watch will enter Level 2 power saving.

Power Saving Level 1:

The second hand stops at 12 o’clock and the digital display goes blank to save power. The watch can connect with a phone at this level.

Power Saving Level 2:

All hands stop and the digital display goes blank to save power. All functions are disabled.

Recovering from Power Saving Operation

Use one of the operations below to exit power saving.

  • Press any button.
  • Move the watch to a bright location.
  • Trigger auto light by angling the watch towards your face.