How do I set up my ATR240 Time Recorder for the Daylight Saving Time (DST) change?

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How do I set up my ATR240 Time Recorder for the Daylight Saving Time (DST) change?

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General Information

To enter the program setting mode, plug the AC cord into the AC outlet and remove the cover. Locate the buttons labeled [P4], [P5] and [P6] on the top display.

  • P4: Changes values down
  • P5: Changes values up
  • P6: Selects modes and saves values

Illustration of the programming buttons and digital display

Locate the control panel and move the Setup switch to the left to enter Setup Mode.

Illustration of control panel

Setting the DST Start and End Dates

  1. The mode indicator will be flashing 01. Press [P6] to select it. Verify the clock displays the current year. If it does not, press [P4] or [P5] as needed until the clock displays the correct year. Press [P6] to save.
  2. Press the [P6] button as needed until the mode indicator flashes 09. Press the [P6] button once more to select.
  3. Press the [P4] or [P5] button as needed to set the DST start month to March (03) and press the [P6] button to save.
  4. Press the [P4] or [P5] button as needed to set the DST start date to the current year DST start date and press the [P6] button to save.
  5. Press the [P4] or [P5] button as needed to set the DST start time to 2:00am (or your preferred DST changeover time) and press the [P6] button to save.
  6. Press the [P4] or [P5] button as needed to set the DST end month to November (11) and press the [P6] button to save.
  7. Press the [P4] or [P5] button as needed to set the DST end date to the current year DST end date and press the [P6] button to save.
  8. Press the [P4] or [P5] button as needed to set the DST end time to 2:00am (or your preferred DST changeover time) and press the [P6] button to save.

When you’ve completed the setup, move the Setup switch to the right to exit Setup Mode, and replace the clock cover.

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

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