Sunday, February 19, 2012

Citizen Men's BM8290-05E Eco-Drive Titanium Watch

Citizen Men's BM8290-05E Eco-Drive Titanium Watch

Product Details

  • Item Weight: 1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
  • ASIN: B000EQU0BO
  • Item model number: BM8290-05E

List Price : $245.00
Price : $147.00
You Save : $98.00 (40%)
Citizen Men's BM8290-05E Eco-Drive Titanium Watch

Item Description Product Description
This men's Eco-Drive timepiece is fueled by light, so it never needs a battery. The sporty timepiece is complemented with a titanium case and black rubber strap. Extra attributes include things like a day/date indicator, luminous hands and hour markers and water resistant to 100 meters.
The Citizen Story
The provider was established in 1924. The founding fathers selected the name Citizen so it would be "Close to the Hearts of Persons Everywhere" and soon immediately after adopted the company’s formal name, Citizen Watch Business.

During the last seventy-5 years Citizen has expanded its organization throughout the world and has achieved recognition as the global brand. The past twenty-five year period has coincided with the company’s dramatic rise to its existing position as the world’s largest watchmaker, a distinction Citizen has held each year given that 1986.
Beyond sheer size, Citizen is also recognized as a worldwide leader in advanced technology. From the world’s slimmest LCD watch to the 1st voice recognition watch and the world’s to begin with skilled dive watch with an electronic depth sensor, Citizen’s record of "world’s firsts" is unmatched.
Far more recently, Citizen has staked out a new position as the leader in timekeeping with its Eco-Drives watches that are light powered. With models ranging from dress models to sports models to specialist dive watches, Citizen Eco-Drive runs continuously in any sort of all-natural or artificial light for a lifetime of use. Fueled by light, it in no way desires a battery.

Consumer Evaluations

I bought this watch about two.five years ago. The watch keeps superb time and has been solid. Then again, I am on my second band for this watch. The rubber band just does not hold up. I use it alot in and about water perhaps this has one thing to do with it. For a tight spending budget this is a wonderful watch, even so I would devote a small alot more for yet another Citizen watch with a Stainless watch band. The way this watch is created you need the Citizen Band. It does not look appropriate with an off the shelf band. By the way the bands only price about 32.00. Still if you do the math and get a watch with a really good band up front you will come out ahead.

I have four Citizen Eco-Drive watches: two titanium, a Skyhawk and a Perpetual Calendar, a 300M Skilled Diver, and a Calibre 6000 dress watch listed from oldest (four years) to newest (3 days). I have in no way had a single moment's predicament from any of the older watches (the Perpetual Calendar is a year old). I've advised them to good friends and coworkers, and have had quite a few decide to buy them (and thank me afterward).
The benefit of not having to replace batteries each year or two is just a bonus to these watches. They are quite accurate and rather attractive.
I like to joke that if the sun were to die tomorrow, and all life on Earth with it, my Skyhawk would nonetheless be keeping time for 9 months.. :-)
I very advise these watches.

Item Characteristics

  • Light powered eco-drive Japanese-quartz movement charges in natural sunlight or indoor light
  • Durable, hardened mineral crystal
  • Case diameter: 42 mm
  • Titanium case black dial day-and-date functions
  • Water-resistant to 330 feet (100 M)

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