How do I adjust the ES1000 non-Atomic time recorder for the Daylight Saving Time Change (DST)?

How do I adjust the ES1000 non-Atomic time recorder for the Daylight Saving Time Change (DST)?

Estimated reading time: 3 min

Preparation for Setting

To enter the program setting mode, plug the AC cord into an AC outlet and remove the silver cover. Push the [SETTING START/END] button before you start setting. At that moment, four dashes is shown on a display and you go into setting mode.

Illustration of the programming buttons

Function of buttons

[SETTING START/END]: Push this button when you go into/get out of the setting mode.
[DATE/TIME]: Use the [DATE/TIME] button when you want to change the date and/or time. You can select the desired setting mode by pushing this button. (Make sure to push it for 2 seconds before going into the setting mode.)
[FUNCTION]: Use the [FUNCTION] button when you want to change the pay period, print format, and so on. You can select the desired setting mode by pushing this button. (Make sure to push it for 2 seconds before going into the setting mode.)
[+] or [-]: When you push the [+] or [-] button, you can change the set value.
[SET]: You can set the value selected on the display by pushing the [SET] button.

Setting Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time Function

DST Execution Time: At 2:00 a.m. on the first day of Daylight Saving Time, the clock automatically gains one hour to show 3:00 a.m. When 2:00 a.m. comes on the last day of the Daylight Saving Time, it loses one hour and returns to 1:00 a.m.

Setting DST: If set as below, the unit remembers the start date as the second Sunday in March and the end date as the first Sunday in November. Once set, the unit automatically updates the settings every year thereafter. No further manual setting is necessary unless the law regarding the start and end dates of DST changes.

Set the starting date

Push the [SETTING START/END] button before you start setting. At that moment, four dashes is shown on a display and you go into setting mode. Push the [FUNCTION] button for two seconds. Once a number on the display starts flashing, press the [FUNCTION] button to position the upward pointing arrow next to the DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME mark. A flashing number can be changed.
Illustration of digital display when setting DST starting date

Change the Year: Push the [+] or [-] button until the display shows the current year and push the [SET] button. At that moment, flashing of the display will change from YEAR to MONTH.
Illustration of digital display when setting DST starting month

Change the Month: Push the [+] or [-] button to set at “3” (March) and push the [SET] button. At that moment, flashing of the display will change from MONTH to DATE.
Illustration of digital display showing setting the DST start day

Change the Date: Note the standard DST start date in the USA is the second Sunday in March. Push the [+] or [-] button until the display shows the current year’s DST start date and push the [SET] button. At that moment, starting date on the display will change from flashing to steady and the upward pointing arrow mark is displayed under SU.
Illustration of digital display showing DST start time and date set

Set the ending date

After a few seconds, the display will change so you can set the ending date for Daylight Savings Time.
Illustration of digital display when setting DST ending date

Change the Month: Push the [SET] button. At that moment, flashing of the display will change from YEAR to MONTH. Push the [+] or [-] button to set at “11” (November) and push the [SET] button. At that moment, flashing of the display will change from MONTH to DATE.
Illustration of digital display showing setting the DST ending month

Change the Date: Note the standard end date for DST in the USA is the first Sunday in November. Push the [+] or [-] button until the display shows the current year’s DST end date and push the [SET] button. At that moment, ending date on the display will change from flashing to steady and the upward pointing arrow mark is displayed under SU.
Illustration of digital display showing DST end time and date set

Push the [SETTING START/END] button to get out of setting mode. Make sure DATE and TIME are indicated on the display and the colon is flashing. Then replace the cover and lock.
Illustration of digital display showing standard display

Setting the time manually

Push the [SETTING START/END] button before you start setting. At that moment, four dashes is shown on a display and you go into setting mode.

Example: Change the time from 10:08 to 10:09.

Push the [DATE/TIME] button for 2 seconds. Once a number on the display starts flashing, position the upward pointing arrow mark under the TIME mark by pressing the [DATE/TIME] button. A flashing number can be changed.
es1000 display showing initial time setting display

In case of the example, push the [SET] button because the hour is not to be changed. Now the hour of 10 o’clock has been set. At that moment, the flashing of the display will change from HOUR to MINUTE.
es1000 display showing minute setting

Push the [+] or [-] button to change MINUTE. In case of the example, push [+] button to change the minute from 08 to 09. Push the [SET] button to finish the setting. At that moment, the display will change from flashing to steady, and the setting is now completed.
es1000 display showing time set

Push the [SETTING START/END] button to get out of setting mode. Make sure DATE and TIME are indicated on the display and the colon is flashing. Then replace the cover and lock.
es1000 display showing regular display

For more information, refer to your User Manual. [ Download PDF version ]

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