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|Price:||$260.00 & FREE Shipping|
|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Casio|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Case diameter||62 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||16.5 millimeters|
|Band length||Men's standard|
|Band width||24 millimeters|
|Calendar||Date, Day, Month|
|Special features||alarm-feature, Luminous, Water Resistant, World time|
|Water resistant depth||330 Feet|
|Warranty type||Contact seller of record|
Set a course for adventure every day you wear this solar-powered Casio Pathfinder Triple Sensor men's digital watch (model PAG80-1V), which includes a built-in digital compass, altimeter, barometer, and thermometer. This extra-large, round watch features large function buttons that are easily accessible even when wearing gloves. Both the case and strap are made from durable resin. The digital compass displays 16 directions and has a 5-set memory capacity that captures direction, month, date, and measurements time data. The altimeter measures up to 32,800 feet (10,000 meters) in 20-foot (5-meter) increments, and it can store 50 sets of altitude memory with date and temperature. It also provides a target altitude alarm and graphing capability for target and altitude tendency.
Because it's solar-powered--charging in either sunlight or indoor light--you'll never have to deal with changing the battery. Light enters the watch through the sapphire crystal and dial, and hits a solar cell beneath the dial. Current is created and stored in the battery. The duplex LCD provides two liquid crystal panels, enabling you to select from among different display patterns.
It offers a 1/100-second stopwatch with a 60-minute measuring capacity and elapsed time, split time, and 1st/2nd place time modes. It also includes a yacht timer, which is used to time the start of regattas. The countdown period can be set from 1 to 10 minutes. An acoustic signal is emitted after each minute has elapsed and then once a second for the last ten seconds. Other timekeeping functions include a daily alarm, optional hourly time signal, and 12/24-hour formats. Other features include a comfortable resin strap, scratch-resistant mineral crystal, AfterGlow LED electro-luminescent backlight, and water resistance to 100 meters (330 feet).
With the launch of its first watch in November 1974, Casio entered the wristwatch market at a time when the watch industry had just discovered digital technology. As a company with cutting-edge electronic technology developed for pocket calculators, Casio entered this field confident that it could develop timepieces that would lead the market.
In developing its own wristwatches, Casio began with the basic question, "What is a wristwatch?" Rather than simply making a digital version of the conventional mechanical watch, we thought that the ideal wristwatch should be something that shows all facets of time in a consistent way. Based on this, Casio was able to create a watch that displayed the precise time including the second, minute, hour, day, and month--not to mention a.m. or p.m., and the day of the week. It was the first watch in the world with a digital automatic calendar function that eliminated the need to reset the calendar due to the variation in month length. Rather than using a conventional watch face and hands, a digital liquid crystal display was adopted to better show all the information. This culminated in the 1974 launch of the CASIOTRON, the world's first digital watch with automatic calendar. The CASIOTRON won acclaim as a groundbreaking product that represented a complete departure from the conventional wristwatch.
Casio transformed the concept of the watch--from a mere timepiece to an information device for the wrist--and undertook product planning based on this innovative idea. We developed not only time functions such as global time zone watches, but also other radical new functions using Casio's own digital technology, including calculator and dictionary functions, as well as a phonebook feature based on memory technology, and even a thermometer function using a built-in sensor. The memory-function watches became our DATA BANK product series, while the sensor watches developed into two unique Casio product lines of today: the Pathfinder series displaying altitude, atmospheric pressure, and compass readings.
In 1983, Casio launched the shock-resistant G-SHOCK watch. This product shattered the notion that a watch is a fragile piece of jewelry that needs to be handled with care and was the result of Casio engineers taking on the challenge of creating the world's toughest watch. Using a triple-protection design for the parts, module, and case, the G-SHOCK offered a radical new type of watch that was unaffected by strong impacts or shaking. Its practicality was immediately recognized, and its unique look, which embodied its functionality, became wildly popular, resulting in explosive sales in the early 1990s. The G-SHOCK soon adopted various new sensors, solar-powered radio-controlled technology, and new materials for even better durability. By always employing the latest technology, and continuing to transcend conventional thinking about the watch, the G-SHOCK brand has become Casio's flagship timepiece product.
Today, Casio is focusing its efforts on solar-powered radio-controlled watches: the built-in solar battery eliminates the nuisance of replacing batteries, and the radio-controlled function means users never have to reset the time. In particular, the radio-controlled function represents a revolution in time-keeping technology similar to the impact created when mechanical watches gave way to quartz technology. Through the further development of high radio-wave sensitivity, miniaturization, and improved energy efficiency, Casio continues to produce a whole range of radio-controlled models.
I gave this as a gift to my friend and he has done nothing by rave about it since I gave it to him.Published 28 days ago by Desert Dave
Nice to be able to charge battery by just having out in the light. Has all the functions needed. And Casio is a wonderful brand to have. No winding, no battery replacements. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Derek Koonce
This watch is amazing! It is tough, rugged, and comfortable. The best part is that it is solar, I never have to change the battery. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark Dowdle
Highly readable numbers and good backlighting (day and night). Not atomic timekeeping but so accurate that it isn't really necessary. Read morePublished 2 months ago by David G. Smith
I like this watch. So far it's solid and reliable. I do have a tendency at times to hit buttons which flip it off the time setting but is easily reset. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Nedreck
Solar power fails in 5 months. Doesn't work in winter. Cant charge in window. Worst watch ever. Piece a of crapPublished 2 months ago by jodie duntley
I gave this to my father for Xmas and he was very satisfied. He works outside with a oil company and its a useful watch to have in the wild.Published 2 months ago by SergioG
I wore this watch for about two years. The weak point was a total surprise. It is the the band and Casio bands are difficult to replace. Live and learn. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Richard S. Shrout
I bought this "watch" for no particular reason, other than it was on a "Lighting Deal", I am a bit of a watch fanatic and oh yes, I appreciate a good deal. Read morePublished 3 months ago by GKramer