It’s an intriguing layered design which does not show any sign of a solar cell on the face. And so, through the right channels you can obtain exclusive Japan market products on-line. Analog displays show the local time, UTC time, hour indicator, and battery level it also doubles as a regional atomic clock synchronization selector. Your only hope would be to physically visit a local retailer in Japan to purchase the product. However, if you don’t mind a stainless steel model with a graduated bezel, you can always go with the Citizen Skyhawk JY Last edited by xevious; March 14th, at
Watchuseek recommends Chrono24 , the largest watch marketplace on the Internet. But the whole lower half of the watch consists of the mode selector dial and the LCD screens. The technical platform that made the Eco-Drive concept possible was the Eco-Drive caliber movement. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. Before I go into my impressions of the watch, here’s a brief background on what influenced my choice for it: From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. February 19th, 2. The case and bracelet of this watch is of the type titanium.
I had a Casio that was “Ion” plated black, and it had more wear in two weeks, than this watch has had in over 3 years!
The biggest culprit had to do with setting the alarm, which was cumbersome and time consuming. It’s quite an amazing watch, and I still find the DLC to be one of the hardest substances, or coatings, rather, of anything I’ve ever seen. Adobe Photoshop Elements 7. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.
The chronograph can display times up to 23 hours 59 minutes and Return the second hand to 1-second interval movement by sufficiently charging the watch. The watch is equipped with two power saving functions. All of the watch functions work well and dependably Radio reception is available only in Japan.
Comment Name Email Website. I ended up getting two more Eco-drive models in the years that followed one stainless steel model for dressy occasions and an Aqualand diver watch for plunging beneath the ocean surface. You may do so in any cotizen manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
The big hands get in the way of display information all over the watch face.
The alarm tone will not sound. Lastly, it’s a very minor point The larger LCD display on the right shows the “away” city, and can be configured to show other information like the time and date. This makes radio-controlled timing possible in remote areas that are not serviced by land based radio time signal stations.
Your only hope would be to physically visit a local retailer in Japan to purchase the product.
The Citizen Attesa ATV, limited edition really enjoyed reading your review and those are some excellent pics of the watch. You may select the license of your choice. This page was last updated: When a seller offers something exclusive, a buyer will eventually find them, especially on “that auction site”. According to Citizen, the ATV is a limited edition run of 3, pieces only atv53-302 the Japanese market, so it is bound to have a “unique cachet” outside of Japan.
A Review of Citizen Attesa Eco-Drive ATV53-3023 Watch
See each listing for international shipping options and costs. Retrieved from ” https: This innovation was enabled by marked improvements in thin film amorphous silicon solar cells, which, by the early s had become significantly more efficient.
September 19th, 7. Thanks, Denizen–I’m glad you enjoyed it.
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February 19th, 3. You either wait a few minutes or you try angling the watch to see the info.
See pictures for eco-drie. The time now is Naturally, other watch brands stopped making them as well, until a decade or so later when solar started making a comeback. Most Eco-Drive type watches are equipped with a special titanium lithium ion secondary battery charged by an amorphous silicon photocell located behind the dial.
When subsequently exposed to sufficient light, the hands move automatically without human intervention to the proper positions and resume regular timekeeping. Last edited by xevious; Eco-drivve 14th, at Citizen Perfex – JIS1.
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