Casio Releases New EDIFICE Watches Featuring Tough Solar Power System and Chronograph Driven by Five Motors.
A fusion of advanced technology and dynamic design "EDIFICE (edifice)" New models emerge from the two. EQS-500 is a sharp Sorakuronogurafumoderu Dainamikkudezain finished. Dial dial face superimposed on the wide two are mechanically is finished, along with the case of edge twist surface composition became a sporty chronograph. Center second hand, when the eight Kobari, Kobari one side of each needle at 3 / 1 second, 1 / 10 sec, 1 / 100 of a second display. The motion to direct the new design and unique personality is EDIFCE.
TOKYO, July 14, 2010 — Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced today the release of a new chronograph model in its EDIFICE line of metal watches—the EQS-500, featuring a dual-layer face for a dynamic design. The watch also features Casio’s Tough Solar system, which generates power from both sunlight and indoor lighting.
Capturing the essence of speed and intelligence, EDIFICE metal watches evoke a sense of velocity and motor sports energy with the movement of the hands and distinctive face of the watch. EDIFICE watches are especially popular with young people, thanks to their rich stopwatch functions and standout face designs.
A chronograph model with water resistance to 100 meters, the EQS-500 features a sporty metal case shaped with prominent edges framing a watch face that evokes the instrument panel and the gears of a sleek automotive machine.
Expressing precision and speed, the multi-hand watch face is finished with a dual-layer design to emphasize a multi-dimensional feeling. Its hands — driven by five independent motors — move in variegated patterns that suggest dynamic movement. The chronograph dials include a small hand for minutes and seconds at the 8-o’clock position, a second hand in the center position that also displays values of 1/10 of a second, and a small hand at the 3-o’clock position that displays values of 1/100 of a second immediately when the user stops the chronograph.
The EQS-500 is equipped with a world time function that displays the current time in 29 cities, viewable by matching the center second hand with city codes in the dial ring, as well as Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
The new lineup includes the EQS-500DB, featuring a metal band and ion-plated bezel in a mirror-finished stainless steel case; and the EQS-500C, featuring a resin band and black, ion-plated stainless steel case and bezel.Specifications:
Water Resistance 100 meters.
World Time 29 cities (29 time zones, daylight saving on/off) and Coordinated Universal Time, home and local time swapping function.
Stopwatch 1/100-second stopwatch, Measuring capacity: 23’59.99”, Measuring mode: elapsed time, split time
Alarm Daily alarm.
Other Functions Battery recharge warning, day/date display, full auto-calendar.
Accuracy at Normal Temperature ±15 seconds per month.
Power Source Tough Solar power system (solar-charging system)
Continuous Operation About 28 months with the power-saving function* ON after full charge
* Display shuts off after a certain period in a dark location.
Size of Case 50.0 × 45.8 × 12.3 mm
EQS-500DB: Approx. 164 g
EQS-500C: Approx. 90 g
# 1 Year Warranty #