Seiko Astron GPS Solar

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In this review, hours, consider a model Seiko Astron GPS Solar with GPS control. In fact, Seiko Astron watches compete with Citizen the Eco-Drive the Satellite the Wave, which also uses GPS signals to control the time – but in a different way. The two models look different and have distinctive features, although they are both high-tech Japanese watches, of Seiko, probably more prone to everyday wear.

Brand Seiko claims that the Astron can track more satellites to determine the location of these hours. In contrast to the Citizen, which is only corrected time from the GPS signal, after you specify where you are. Watches Seiko Astron GPS Solar clocks are adjusted from the GPS satellite time and date in your time zone.

Review of Seiko Astron GPS Solar

Seiko Astron GPS Solar
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Key Features:

Case

– Case Material: Stainless Steel (polished)
– Case Shape: Round
– Case Colour: Silver
– Bezel Function: City scale
– Bezel made of Ceramics
– Crystal: Sapphire crystal
– Back: Screwed-in back

Movement

– Display Type: Hours, Minutes, Seconds & 2nd Time Zone
– Movement: Seiko 7X52 GPS Solar Quartz movement
– Calendar: Date
– Complications: 2: Menu, 2nd-time zone
– Dial Colour: Anthracite
– Dial Style: Sun grinding
– Illuminated: fluorescent (green)

Strap

– Strap Colour: Black
– Clasp: Automatic folding clasp
– Strap Material: Caouchouc

Further Details

– Product: Watch
– Manufacturer: Seiko
– Model: Astron
– Special Feature: GPS reception for time and timezone
– Logo on: Dial, Clasp, Back
– Hallmark: Stainless Steel 316L
– Packaging: Original Packaging with Documents
– Other Functions: Solar Operation
– Clasp: Automatic folding clasp

Technical Details

– Distance between lugs in mm/inches: 55 / 2,17
– Width of the Strap in mm/Inches: 24 / ,94
– Diameter (without crown) in mm/inches: 46 / 1,81
– Weight in g/ounces: 146 / 5,15
– Height in mm/inches: 17 / ,67
– Maximal Strap Circumference in mm/inches: 220 / 8,66

Time synchronization technology

The latest innovation is used in a wristwatch, it is time synchronization technology using satellites, and it is the ability to control the time, date and location. This feature watches Seiko Astron GPS Solar expands the range of synchronization capabilities to the entire globe, in comparison with the clock Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave, which will only be synchronized in an area where radio signals are available atomic clock. The only limitation is that the model has Seiko Astron, of course, the need to find on the street or close the window to get the signals from space. Clock Seiko Astron GPS, as Citizen Eco-Drive, receive power from light.

Mechanism

Seiko Astron GPS Solar have quartz movement caliber Astron GPS 7X52 with automatic or manual correction of satellite time. Receive Mode hours – once a day, it is enough that the time has always been accurate. Model Seiko Astron is actually connected to four or more satellites at once, it is necessary to detect your location, which is important to determine the time zone and calendar data. On Earth, there are 39 time zones, and Astron GPS Solar will be accurate in any of them. All this is done using a special low-energy-consumption complex Seiko quartz mechanism. To update the time, it takes 6 seconds, but if you need to update your location information, it will take another 30 seconds.

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Time Zone

Men’s Watches Seiko Astron GPS Solar has a second-time-zone on a 24-hour format in the direction of 6 hours, perpetual calendar (there is only a date window in the direction of 3 hours), the signal strength meter in the direction of 10 hours, as well as other data related to the connecting the GPS and location data. Good read dial has a great in-depth hour marker and broad arrows, covered with high-quality fluorescent compound.

Size

Japanese Watches Seiko Astron GPS Solar is not small, but relatively light. They are made of titanium or of very high-quality steel 47 mm wide and 16.5 mm thick. In general, there are four different models – two of two of titanium and steel. As you can see, the color of the dial black or gray with accents of white, gold or blue. Glass clock made from sapphire crystal and has an anti-reflective coating, water resistant up to 100 meters.

Strp or Bracelet

Depending on the manufacturing material, watches Seiko Astron GPS Solar supplied in steel or titanium bracelet. There is also a version with a rubber strap. In general, Seiko Astron GPS Solar – is a high-class quartz watch with a specific type of functionality that many will be to your taste. This watch is not cheap, but it is a limited-edition collection of 2,500 copies, but do not worry, the brand of Seiko Astron has already issued more at lower prices. Although these limited high-end models will be the best.

Price of Seiko Astron GPS Solar

Price wrist watches Japanese Seiko Astron GPS Solar limited edition, made of stainless steel, it is $2300, the titanium – $3,850.

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