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The RealTimeClock date, time, and time zone are set through the RealTimeClock functional block.
Open the RealTimeClock functional block by clicking on the RealTimeClock SmartTag and selecting ‘Configure Functional Block’.
►To set the date and time or to synchronize the date and time with the PC:
▪Click on the Tasks menu and select Set Time.
▪Specify the date and time in the Time to Set field; or
▪Click Sync to PC.
►To set the interval at which the programming block updates to the output network variable: :
▪In the box labeled ’Update interval’ choose an update time by typing or using the up and down arrows.
►To select a TimeZone:
▪Below the label ‘TimeZone’ click the wide button. Select your time zone from the drop down list.
►To use Daylight Savings Time:
▪Check the box labeled ‘Automatically adjust clock for daylight saving changes’.
►To compute the sunrise and sunset for the current date when using a SunriseSunset programming block, set the TimeZone as specified above and specify a Geographic Location:
▪Below the label ‘Geographic Location’ specify the Longitude and Latitude in decimal degrees format.
▪(Optional) Specify an Elevation in meters, and assign a Name.
Note: the elevation will be shown in feet if your PC’s region is set to U.S.