Here’s what you need to know about G Shock 5146.
This post is about 5146 instructions. Please carefully follow the procedure.
What you will achieve:
You will be able to change the time with ease.
You can adjust the time on your G shock 5146.
You can understand the manual easily.
time-changing procedure is written in the post as simple as possible in a straightforward manner.
UNDERSTAND THE MACHINERY OF YOUR WATCH BEFORE LEARNING HOW TO SET TIME ON THE G SHOCK 5146.
First understand to use the buttons on your tactical military g shock watch. Consider the names of the buttons on your watch, as illustrated in the illustration.
|A||The top left button is A|
|B||the top right button is B|
|C||the bottom left button is C|
|D||the bottom right button is D.|
|Match the figure to the buttons and get to know them.|
As we already know, the buttons have labels that say:
|For now, ignore these names and focus to the letters A, B, C, and D as shown in the diagram.|
IMPORTANT: For the rest of the session, I’ll refer to buttons as A, B, C, and D.
WHAT IS TIME KEEPING MODE AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
MOST COMON MODES ARE
|alarm||stopwatch||countdown timer||global time mode|
|The other modes are similar and can be finished by yourself if you can figure out how to modify the time.|
Important to understand that:
- By default, the g shock 5146 is set to timekeeping mode.
- This mode displays information such as the current time and date.
- do not need to switch to another mode to alter the time.
TIMEKEEPING MODE SPECIFICATIONS
You’re in timekeeping mode by default. Now see the image
|when you push the D button||The Home City Date appears|
|when you push the D button again||The Home City Time by pressing this button twice.|
Make yourself familiar with following or can take help with the screenshot from the user handbook. simply compare and understand it.
|minutes appear on the watch|
AT WHAT POINT DO I CHANGE FROM ANALOG TO DIGITAL?
The analogue time immediately adapts to the digital mode as soon as the digital time is changed, it does not need to be adjusted.
How to change time in Analogue?
Analogue procedure is well written in this article but first you need to adjust the digital time, then follow the analogue procedure in this article if the time does not change.
ON THE G SHOCK 5146, HOW DO I CHANGE THE DIGITAL TIME?
let’s get started with the time-changing procedure.
Follow the steps <
Step 1: On G shock 5146, time is shifted one step at a time.
Hold down the ‘A’ button for around 3 seconds until you see a three-letter code flashing on the screen to enter time altering settings.
| PPG are the three alphabets make up a city code.|
|City Code||Name of the City|
By default, G shock has roughly 49 city codes saved in it.
Note: If your city isn’t listed, choose the city that is closest to your present location.
The following is a list of the cities in the order will appear on the watch:
|No||City||Code||Time DIFFERENCE (GMT)|
|16.||Rio De Janeiro||RIO||-3|
buttons to change the cities?
|Press Button B||The city code will change upwards|
|Press Button D||The city code will go down|
See the example for Change of City code
Let’s say you’re in Chicago and your watch is currently displaying the code for New York, which is ‘NYC.’ You’d like to convert it to the ‘CHI’ code, which stands for Chicago.
When you press the watch’s B button, it will go up the list toward the upper city codes.
Similarly, use the ‘D’ button to move the city code down the list.
Move to next choice:
When you’ve finished selecting your city code, press ‘C’ to move on to the next choice, Daylight Saving Time.
DST (DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME)
The practice of advancing clocks (usually by one hour) during warmer months, also known as daylight savings time or daylight time (United States, Canada, and Australia), and summer time (United Kingdom, European Union, and others), is known as daylight saving time (DST).
|If your city is currently on DST|
|pressing the ‘D’ key will initiate the change.|
|If you want to switch back to standard time||Press the ‘D’ key. The D button functions as a simple on/off (toggle) switch.|
|Switching to the 12-hour/24-hour format||After finishing the DST, press ‘C’ again|
FORMAT of 12/24 HOUR
By pressing it, you can choose between a 12H or a 24H time format, which is a military time option.
Time 12 hours’ format
- When you adjust the time to 12 hours’ format, you’ll see the ‘P’ alphabet appears.
- This shows the time from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
- On the watch, there is no A to denote AM.
- There is no P in the 24-hour format.
After you’ve finished picking a time format, press ‘C’ again
SEC, MIN AND HRS
first set the seconds.
Two digits display on the screen after pressing C.
press ‘C’ after you have set the seconds.
|by pressing D|
|by pressing B.|
Setting the minutes
The procedure for setting minutes is the same. The minutes will be added by D and subtracted by B.
|by pressing D|
|by pressing B.|
Setting the Hours
The numbers flashing on the screen indicate that you are now in the Hours section.
- By pressing D and B again, you can add and subtract.
- After you’ve adjusted the hours, hit C again to switch to minutes.
- the year will flash on the screen first.
- the rules are the same for D and B.
- After you’ve selected the year
- Press C once again, and you’ll be sent to the Months section.
- After you’ve set the Month, click C to get to Day.
- The rules are the same for the day and month.
- D adds to the equation, whereas B subtracts.
DURATION OF ILLUMINATION
This is the Final step, specifies how long the watch should keep the light on to illuminate the screen.
To Change the selection:
The toggle switch is the ‘D’ button.
By pressing D, you can change the selection to LT1 or LT3.
|LT1||LT1 indicates that the screen will be illuminated for 1.5 seconds|
|LT3||LT3 indicates that the screen will be illuminated for 3 seconds (Prefer)|
WOW – JOB DONE
|Press A||return to standard timekeeping mode|
HOW DO I CHANGE THE ANALOG TIME ON MY G SHOCK 5146?
If the analogue time does not adjust automatically after you set the digital time, it is likely that the mechanical side of the watch has been harmed by a strong magnetic field or a hard hit.
To set the digital time:
- make sure the minute and hour hands are both pointing to 12
- and the speed hand is at 9 o’clock
- or pointed to 50.
FOLLOW THREE STEPS TO CHANGE THE ANALOG TIME ON MY G SHOCK 5146
|1||hold down the D button for 3 seconds||The letters ‘SUB’ will flash on the screen if you hold down the D button for 3 seconds. screenshot attached.|
|2||use ‘D’ to move it clockwise||Set the speed hand to 50 degrees (9 o’clock). To get there, use ‘D’ to move it clockwise. Once it reaches 50, press the ‘C’ key.|
|3||press the D key to move your hands.|
|Make sure the hour and minute hands are both pointed to 12 now. To do so, press the D key to move your hands.|
|Now press ‘A’ to return the watch to timekeeping mode. The analogue time has now been successfully reset.|