Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Casio Men's SGW100-1V Digital Compass Twin Sensor Sport Watch

Casio Men's SGW100-1V Digital Compass Twin Sensor Sport Watch

Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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  • ASIN: B00186YU4M
  • Item model number: SGW100-1V

Price : $40.88
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Casio Men's SGW100-1V Digital Compass Twin Sensor Sport Watch

Product Description Product Description
Innovative technologies and sleek, sporty style combine in Casio's Twin Sensor Watch SGW100-1V. Temperature and direction readings make this rugged timepiece ideal for workouts, outdoor adventures, and water sports. There's also world time (29 time zones/48 cities), declination correction, a convenient stopwatch, four every day alarms and one particular snooze alarm, auto calendar, and a mineral glass for added protection against scratching. Direction readings and time are indicated on a huge LCD that is divided into 3 segments for a clear, very easy-to-know display. Water resistance to 660 feet and a rugged resin band make certain durability, whilst digital quartz movement provides reliable precision.
The Casio Story
With the launch of its initially watch in November 1974, Casio entered the wristwatch market place at a time when the watch business had just found digital technologies. As a firm with cutting-edge electronic technologies created for pocket calculators, Casio entered this field confident that it could create timepieces that would lead the marketplace.
In creating its personal wristwatches Casio began with the simple question, ""What is a wristwatch?"" Rather than simply making a digital version of the standard mechanical watch, we thought that the perfect wristwatch ought to be something that shows all facets of time in a constant way. Based on this, Casio was in a position to make a watch that displayed the precise time such as 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 planet with a digital automatic calendar function that eliminated the need to reset the calendar due the variation in month length. Rather than utilizing a standard watch face and hands, a digital liquid crystal display was adopted to much better show all the facts. This culminated in the 1974 launch of the CASIOTRON, the world’s to begin with digital watch with automatic calendar. The CASIOTRON won acclaim as a groundbreaking product that represented a complete departure from the traditional wristwatch.
Casio transformed the concept of the watch — from a mere timepiece to an specifics device for the wrist — and undertook item organizing based on this innovative thought. We created not only time functions such as global time zone watches, but also other radical new functions utilizing Casio’s own digital technology, like calculator and dictionary functions, as well as a phonebook feature based on memory technology, and even a thermometer function employing a built-in sensor. The memory-function watches became our Data BANK item series, even though the sensor watches developed into two exceptional Casio product lines of now: 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 needs to be handled with care, and was the result of Casio engineers taking on the challenge of generating the world’s toughest watch. Applying a triple-protection design for the parts, module, and case, the G-SHOCK provided a radical new sort of watch that was unaffected by powerful impacts or shaking. Its practicality was quickly recognized, and its special appear, which embodied its functionality, became wildly well known, resulting in explosive sales in the early 1990s. The G-SHOCK soon adopted several new sensors, solar-powered radio-controlled technology (described beneath), and new materials for even better durability. By normally employing the most recent technology, and continuing to transcend traditional thinking about the watch, the G-SHOCK brand has develop into Casio’s flagship timepiece product.
Right now, 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 under no circumstances have to reset the time. In certain, the radio-controlled function represents a revolution in time-keeping technologies similar to the impact made when mechanical watches gave way to quartz technologies. Through the additional development of high radio-wave sensitivity, miniaturization, and enhanced power efficiency, Casio continues to create a whole range of radio-controlled models.

Consumer Critiques

This is a outstanding watch. About accuracy: Immediately after performing the compass calibration, I can say it is fairly accurate. I generally get acceptable direction of exactly where the north should be. Temperature is also accurate but it is correct, you need to have to take off the watch for about ten to 15 min to get a great reading. If not, then you get a continuous 31 degrees.
About size, I consider it does has a really wonderful size, large numbers, clear display and pretty nice to press buttons.
Band is resin.
I gave 4 stars since I consider alarm is dim but that is just a individual point of view.
Quite nice to use. In all, I am content with my invest in.
Update dic 21 08: Yes, time is display ordinarily in the central area of the screen, where the 330° is shown on picture. This picture right here in amazon shows the compass mode. I have added some pictures for size and display information.

I was searching for a watch with a compass built into it to use when on holiday in strange cities so that I could get oriented following finding out of subways, and so on. This was the least pricey of the bunch. It works excellent and has helped me to navigate house from the pub currently! If you do not need an altimeter or anything like that it serves the objective.

Item Attributes

  • Quartz movement
  • Protective mineral crystal protects watch from scratches
  • Case diameter: 47.6 mm
  • Resin case digital-gray dial day-date-and-month functions
  • Water-resistant to 660 feet (200 M)

By : Casio

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