Seasonal options setup menu
One of your carillon’s primary strengths is its ‘set it/forget it’ ease of programming. The 100-year SmartAlmanacTM makes this possible and you have total control. In addition to daylight saving time, you may enable or disable liturgical seasons and set the date in December that Christmas music begins to play.
This menu appears on all current musical bell systems. It has had a few variations over the years but everything you see on your system will be covered below.
- 1 Open the menu
- 2 Options and parameters
- 2.1 Auto DST change
- 2.2 Use US Patriotic
- 2.3 Play Lenten
- 2.4 OFF Good Fri/Sat
- 2.5 Play Easter
- 2.6 Play Marian
- 2.7 Play Thanksgiving
- 2.8 Play Advent
- 2.9 Christmas From 12/
- 2.10 Use pre-recorded chime (& Harp Bells) arrangements
- 2.11 Use pre-recorded full carillon arrangements
- 2.12 Speakers on automatic
- 2.13 Speakers on manual
- 3 Exit the menu
Open the Seasonal options setup menu by pressing the front panel green Enter button so that you read Main Menu on the top line of the display. Press any gray cursor button until the flashing lower line reads System Setup Menu then press the Enter button again.
The top line should now say System Setup Menu and you may press any gray cursor button until the lower line is blinking TimeStrike/AutoLevel. One more press of the Enter button will get us there.
The screen will display the following menu:
Set Seasonal Options Auto DST change:Yes
The setting on the lower right of the display will be blinking. You can press the cursor left button to make the lower left prompt blink. This will allow you to back up the menu if you need to.
Normally you will leave the right side blinking while using the cursor up and cursor down buttons to change the settings. Pressing the Enter button while the right side is blinking will
Options and parameters
Auto DST change
- Yes The carillon will automatically adjust the clock between Daylight Saving and Standard Time
- No No Daylight Saving adjustments will ever be made
Note that you can change the dates in the Daylight Saving setup menu.
Use US Patriotic
OFF Good Fri/Sat
Christmas From 12/
- Date between 01 and 24
Use pre-recorded chime (& Harp Bells) arrangements
May be displayed as:
Use PreRec Split Use PreRec Ch&Hp
Use pre-recorded full carillon arrangements
May be displayed as:
Use PreRec Full
Speakers on automatic
Speakers on manual
Pressing the green Enter button after the last parameter has been set will exit saving changes.
Pressing the green Enter button while the prompt on the left is blinking will exit saving changes.
Pressing the red Cancel button at any time will exit the menu without making changes.