Watch Commander
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  1. Connect power leads (RED to +12VDC, BLACK to GROUND; power consumption is 100 milliamps).
  2. Optional Remote Reset: One or more additional reset pushbuttons (not supplied) can be installed anywhere on the vessel. Connect WHITE wire to remote reset pushbutton (normally open). Connect other side of pushbutton to BLACK GROUND wire.
  3. Shortly after power up, the Watch Commander will sound the alarm to show that the power has been interrupted (safety feature). Press the RESET pushbutton. Red LED will glow steady and timing will begin. (Note: Stuck RESET button alarm sounds if RESET held down more than 2 seconds.)
  4. Set to TEST. Alarm will immediately sound.
  5. To adjust alarm volume:
    1. Set Time Selector to test, press and hold RESET button until red LED blinks rapidly.
    2. While holding RESET button, rotate Time Selector to set volume.
    3. Once the desired alarm volume is set, release RESET.
  6. Set to 3 min. After 2 min 30 seconds, Red LED will blink slowly, warning that 30 seconds remain in timing cycle.
  7. After 3 min, alarm will sound at the volume you have set above.
  8. After 3 min 30 seconds, the alarm shifts to MAXIMUM volume. Press RESET.
  9. Set the Time Selector to the desired time interval. Changing interval RESETs timing cycle. By popular demand, the last 4 positions are now 30,45,60,90 mins.
  10. You may press Reset at any time. It is not necessary to wait for alarm.


1 Aug 2008 Emerald Marine Products Corp.(206)781-9450 WC Install Inst PIC.doc