Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Casio Men's EF527D-1AV Edifice Stainless Steel Multi-Function Chronograph

Casio Men's EF527D-1AV Edifice Stainless Steel Multi-Function Chronograph Watch

Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B003URUM6W
  • Item model number: EF527D-1AV

List Price : $175.00
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Casio Men's EF527D-1AV Edifice Stainless Steel Multi-Function Chronograph Watch

Item Description Item Description
The Casio Men's Edifice Stainless Steel Multi-Function Chronograph Watch exists at the crossroads of comfort, style and functionality…which is where you should certainly be. This dynamic timepiece kicks off with a 45.5mm stainless steel case and a stationary bezel with a textured edge. There are also pushers on both sides of the case, along with a protected screw-down crown on the perfect side. The watch's black dial is a flurry of function with a sliding inner bezel, silver-toned hour markers and hands, which are powered by quartz movement. The dial also characteristics three chronograph sub-dials with 12-hour, 60-minute and 60-second displays, along with a date display window at the three 'o clock position. The stainless steel three-link bracelet straps this watch to the wrist, though a fold-over push-button clasp with a safety ensures that it stays there. Lastly, this watch presents water resistance up to 330 feet (100 meters).
The Casio Story
With the launch of its first watch in November 1974, Casio entered the wristwatch marketplace at a time when the watch industry had just discovered digital technologies. As a organization with cutting-edge electronic technology created for pocket calculators, Casio entered this field confident that it could develop timepieces that would lead the market place.
In creating its personal wristwatches Casio began with the standard question, ""What is a wristwatch?"" Rather than merely generating a digital version of the conventional mechanical watch, we believed that the ideal wristwatch should be a thing that shows all facets of time in a consistent way. Based on this, Casio was able to produce a watch that displayed the precise time like the second, minute, hour, day, and month — not to mention a.m. or p.m., and the day of the week. It was the 1st watch in the globe with a digital automatic calendar function that eliminated the need to reset the calendar due the variation in month length. Rather than employing a conventional watch face and hands, a digital liquid crystal display was adopted to improved show all the info. This culminated in the 1974 launch of the CASIOTRON, the world’s very first digital watch with automatic calendar. The CASIOTRON won acclaim as a groundbreaking product that represented a full departure from the traditional wristwatch.
Casio transformed the idea of the watch — from a mere timepiece to an facts device for the wrist — and undertook product preparing based on this innovative thought. We developed not only time functions such as global time zone watches, but also other radical new functions utilizing Casio’s personal digital technologies, such as calculator and dictionary functions, as well as a phonebook feature based on memory technologies, and even a thermometer function making use of a built-in sensor. The memory-function watches became our Information BANK item series, though the sensor watches developed into two unique Casio item lines of today: the Pathfinder series displaying altitude, atmospheric pressure, and compass readings.
In 1983, Casio launched the shock-resistant G-SHOCK watch. This product shattered the notion that a watch is a fragile piece of jewelry that requirements to be handled with care, and was the result of Casio engineers taking on the challenge of making the world’s toughest watch. Using a triple-protection design for the parts, module, and case, the G-SHOCK provided a radical new type of watch that was unaffected by powerful impacts or shaking. Its practicality was quickly recognized, and its exclusive appear, which embodied its functionality, became wildly well-liked, resulting in explosive sales in the early 1990s. The G-SHOCK soon adopted a number of new sensors, solar-powered radio-controlled technology (described below), and new materials for even superior durability. By often employing the most recent technology, and continuing to transcend standard thinking about the watch, the G-SHOCK brand has turn into Casio’s flagship timepiece product.
At this time, Casio is focusing its efforts on solar-powered radio-controlled watches: the built-in solar battery eliminates the nuisance of replacing batteries, and the radio-controlled function implies users in no way have to reset the time. In particular, the radio-controlled function represents a revolution in time-keeping technologies comparable to the impact developed when mechanical watches gave way to quartz technology. Through the further development of high radio-wave sensitivity, miniaturization, and improved energy efficiency, Casio continues to produce a whole range of radio-controlled models.

Consumer Critiques

The watch has an more than-all appealing appear... Then again, if you're an aviator and you're purchasing this watch for the bezel flight calculator - keep looking. The numbers are so little around the bezel you desire a magnifying glass to see them. The watch movement itself seems to keep fine time but the hands and hour indicators can't be noticed in the dark unless you put your flashlight on them for ten seconds but then why bother with glowing indicators? If you just want the looks of a flight watch with slide rule you'll possibly be pleased with this watch. Your acquiring a superior stainless steel watch for the cash but the probability of using it as a flight calculator are quite slim.

Bit huge watch although, yet the look is terrific. The instruction manual could have been more elaborate / detailed - it took me a although to figure out that i have unscrew and pull to set the time.

Item Features

  • 1/20 second chronograph, slide rotating inner bezel
  • Screw-lock crown, screw-lock case back
  • Case diameter: 45.50mm
  • Calendar kind: Date
  • Water-resistant to 330 feet (100 M)

By : Casio

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