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Seiko Chiming Clock Manual with Westminster and Whittington Chimes

Seiko Westminster - Whittington Chime movement owners instructions
                                                                                    
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1. NAMES AND LOCATION OF OPERATIONAL PARTS

Seiko Clock Manual1 - Hands setting disk

2 - Night time silencer

3 - Chime melody switch

4 - Volume control disk

2. HOW TO SET THE BATTERY
Be sure the "C" size battery is in the correct position with the position polarity in the upward position.
3. HOW TO SET THE TIME
Turn the hands setting disk (1) counter - clockwise to set the the time. The hands will move clockwise.
4. HOW TO CONTROL THE VOLUME

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Every time the chime - melody selector switch (3) is shifted, the corresponding chime will start to ring.  You may adjust the chime volume by turning the volume control disk (4) toward max for louder or toward the "min" position for a softer level.

5. HOW TO SELECT A CHIME MELODY

Seiko Clock Manual 3Every time the chime selector switch is moved, the corresponding chime will start to ring.
Select the chime you wish to hear. The left position is Westminster and the right is Whittington. The chime will sync correctly and play the Westminster quarter hour chimes after the clock has been running 90 minutes.

If your chime doesn't count the correct hour:
1) Take out the battery
2) Set the time to 5:50 AM
3) Replace the battery in the cavity.
4) Set the time with the hands moving clockwise to the correct time.
5) The chime will sync correctly and play the quarter hour chimes after the clock has been running 90 minutes.
 

6. HOW TO SET THE NIGHT TIME SILENCER

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The Night Time Silencer switch has 3 positions.
If you wish for the chime to play 24 hours, keep it in the left position.
 

If you wish for the chime to shutoff automatically every night at 11:00 PM and come back on at 5:45 AM, please proceed as follows:

a) set your clock to the current correct time if you have not already done so.
b) if the current time is during the AM hours, slide switch (2) to the middle position marked "AM"
c) if the current time is during the PM hours, slide switch (2) to the right position marked "PM"

The clock will now be silent by shutting off automatically every night at 11:00 PM and come back on at 5:45 AM. The shutoff period cannot be changed.

7.  HOW TO HANG THE PENDULUM

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a) Move the pendulum hanger to the right to release it.  It will "pop" out of the shipping position.


b) Attach the pendulum to the hanger as shown.


c) After hanging the clock, give the pendulum a gentle push to start it swinging or slightly move the bottom of the case from left to right to start the swinging motion.

 

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