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Great stopwatch but TERRIBLE warranty set-up.
on November 20, 2014
This stopwatch is very easy to use. You just press either the left or right button to time - press and press again at the finish to read the elapsed time. For splits, you just press, press after completion of the 1st lap and the stopwatch will show you the cumulative time as well as the lap # on the top row and the lap time on the second row. Press again after the completion of the 2nd lap and so on for up to 16 laps. You can review in reverse chronological order the times for each lap by pressing the middle button. It is much easier to use than the Robic stopwatches that I use for swim meets. So, thumbs up for the functionality and ease of use!
NOW THE AWFUL. I received the stopwatch from Amazon yesterday (November 19, 2014). The 5-year warranty had already expired in June, 2012! How can that be when I just purchased the stopwatch so I should have a 5-year warranty starting yesterday!!!??? The manufacturer stamped the warranty expiration date on the back of each watch so customers do not need to have proof of purchase (a good idea since we don't always save our receipts). However, in my case, this stopwatch obviously sat on the shelf for many years and even bypassed the warranty expiration date! Why should I buy a watch without any warranty without any compensation? We all know that perishables past their expiration dates are marked down.
I will be returning this stopwatch and buy another one in the hopes that it would have a longer expiration date. It's a great stopwatch with an awful warranty.