Date, Time and Location Menu Explained (Cortex series)

Date, Time and Location

This screen contains all the settings that relate to time, time-zone, date, and location of the unit.

1 – DATE: Current date of the unit.

2 – TIME: Current time of the unit.

3 – TIME ZONE: Current time zone of the unit.

4 – AUTOMATIC DST ADJUSTMENT: Automatically activate / deactivate the Daylight Saving Time on the legally set dates and times.

5 – BEGINS ON: Date at which the Daylight Saving Time period begins.

6 – AUTOMATIC CLOCK SYNCHRONIZATION: Set the clock to synchronize automatically on an external time synchronization service.

7 – PHONE / IP ADDRESS: Means by which the Automatic Clock Synchronization will take place, either by phone (internal modem required) or by IP.

8 – SYNC CLOCK: AT Daily clock sync time.

9 – NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS: Number of attempts the unit will try to sync its clock in the event of a sync failure.

10 – LATITUDE: North or south latitude location of the unit, in decimal degrees.

11 – LONGITUDE: East or west longitude location of the unit, in decimal degrees.

12 – DELAY: Delay by which the Sunrise/Sunset action flag can be delayed so that it does not occur at a critical time (such as during the morning news bulletin at the top of the hour).

13 – LAST SYNCHRONIZATION DATE: Date and time at which the last successful clock synchronization occurred.

14 – NEXT SYNCHRONIZATION DATE: Date and time at which the next clock synchronization will occur.

15 – SYNC NOW: Perform a manual clock synchronization immediately.

16 – CHANGE BY: Amount of offset time that applies to the AUTOMATIC DST ADJUSTMENT when it activates.

17 – ENDS ON: Date at which the Daylight Saving Time period ends (switching back to Standard Time).

18 – CALLOUT DEVICE: Physical mean by which the clock synchronization will take place (IP / Ethernet or phone / modem).

19 – SYNC CLOCK EVERY: Number of days between clock synchronizations.

20 – DELAY BETWEEN ATTEMPTS: Amount of wait time between the clock synchronization attempts in the event of failures.

21 – SUNRISE: Calculated Sunrise time based on the geographical coordinates. To change this time, change the coordinates accordingly.

22 – SUNSET: Calculated Sunset time based on the geographical coordinates. To change this time, simply change the coordinates accordingly.

23 – REFRESH / READ: Refresh / read the screen content.

24 – SAVE: Save the screen content.

25 – EXIT: Exit menu.

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