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Sportline Stopwatch Directions

    Step 1

    Press the "Mode" button located at the top of the stopwatch to switch between the three modes. The first mode is "Stopwatch" mode where you can start and stop a timer. The second mode is "Time" mode where you can view the current time. The third mode is "Alarm" mode where you can set a reminder.

    Step 2

    Press the "Start/Stop" button on the right side of the watch while in "Stopwatch" mode to start the stopwatch. Pressing this button again will stop the time at the exact moment you press it. If you press the button once more, the timer will start from this point. If you wish to restart at zero, press the "Reset" button located on the left side of the watch.

    Step 3

    Press the "Reset" button while in "Time" mode to begin changing the time on your watch. The part of the time time you are changing will begin blinking. Press the "Start/Stop" button to increase the value of the part of time, then press the "C" button to move to the next area. When the time is correct, press the "Mode" button.

    Step 4

    Press the "Reset" button while in "Alarm" mode to set the alarm. Press the "Start/Stop" button to increase the hour, then the "Reset" button once again to move to the minute. Press "Start/Stop" again to increase the minutes. When the alarm is set, press "Mode" to save. Press "Reset" and "Start/Stop" at the same time to turn the alarm off completely.

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