Master Passcode for Amano CP5000

If you are programming an Amano CP5000 or an Amano MJR 8000

And it won't let you in to the program

when you see 4 zero's on the display  0 0 0 0  or 4 dash's - - - -

Be patient, carefully and methodically type 6 5 6 9 

Then it should let you in to the machine's program.

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To set the time and date on an Amano CP5000 time clock, you can follow these steps:

  1. Make sure the time clock is connected to a power source and turned on.
  2. Locate the programming buttons on the time clock. They are typically labeled with symbols such as "P" or "PRG."
  3. Press and hold down the programming button until the display shows the programming mode or prompts you to enter the password. Refer to the user manual of your specific model to determine the exact programming procedure.
  4. Enter the password if prompted. The default password is usually "0000," but it can vary depending on the setup or previous customization.
  5. Once you're in the programming mode, use the arrow keys or designated buttons to navigate through the settings.
  6. Find the option to set the date. It may be labeled as "Date" or "Set Date."
  7. Use the arrow keys or designated buttons to adjust the day, month, and year.
  8. Confirm the date by pressing a button like "Enter" or "OK."
  9. Next, locate the option to set the time. It may be labeled as "Time" or "Set Time."
  10. Adjust the hour and minutes using the arrow keys or designated buttons.
  11. Confirm the time by pressing a button like "Enter" or "OK."
  12. Exit the programming mode by pressing the appropriate button or following the instructions in the user manual.
  13. Verify that the date and time on the display reflect your changes.

Please note that the exact steps and button labels might differ slightly depending on the specific model and firmware version of your Amano CP5000 time clock. If you encounter any difficulties or if the instructions provided do not match your device, I recommend referring to the user manual or contacting Amano customer support for precise guidance, or call us.