- Quartz movement
- Tough Solar Power; shock resistant; auto EL backlight with Afterglow
- World Time - 29 times zones (30 cities), city code display, daylight saving on/off
- Water resistant up to 660 feet (200 M)
Perfect for rugged adventurers and weekend warriors, the solar-powered Casio Pathfinder men's sport watch is loaded with a digital compass and altimeter/barometer/thermometer--perfect for both mountain trekking and cave spelunking. It also includes tide and moon graphs and moon age data, and is very precise thanks to its atomic timekeeping features. The durable round watch case (measuring 50.5mm/1.98 inches wide) and bracelet are made of titanium, which is nearly 50 percent lighter than steel, but 30 percent stronger. It's also particularly resistant to salt water corrosion, as well as hypo-allergenic--perfect for those with metal allergies.
The altimeter offers 5-meter measurements from -700 to 10,000 meters, and it can store altitude, month, date and time data, provide tendency and differential graphs, track cumulative ascent/descent, and sound an alarm when you reach a specified altitude. The watch also has a digital compass with 16 points of measurement displayed on the dial face. Other environmental and timekeeping features include:
- Barometer with atmospheric pressure tendency/differential graphics
- World Time: 29 times zones (30 cities), city code display, daylight saving on/off
- 5 daily alarms
- 1/100 second stopwatch with 24-hour capacity and elapsed/split time modes and 1st-2nd place times
- Countdown timer with 60-minute range
- Auto Calendar (pre-programmed until the year 2099)
This multi-band radio-controlled watch receives a time calibration signal transmitted from several locations across the globe (the U.S., UK, Germany, and Japan), and it has an auto receive function (up to 6 times per day). You can choose to automatically receive this signal four times a day, or manually update the watch to the atomic clock.
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.
Today, Casio is focusing its efforts on solar-powered radio-controlled watches: the built-in solar battery eliminates the nuisance of replacing batteries, atomic timekeeping means the users never have to reset the time. Recently, Casio launched a series of Bluetooth watches that sync to the users cell phone to automatically update the time. Casio is always moving time forward.
- Product Dimensions: 2.2 x 0.6 x 2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces
- ASIN: B0019FLMVG
- Item model number: PAW1500T-7V
- Date first available at Amazon.com: September 2, 2003
- Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
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|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Casio|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Clasp||Fold-Over Clasp with Safety|
|Case diameter||5.1 centimeters|
|Case Thickness||14.3 millimeters|
|Band width||24.5 millimeters|
|Calendar||Day, date, and month|
|Special features||Water Resistant, World time|
|Water resistant depth||660 Feet|
Top Customer Reviews
Casio obviously put a lot of thought into the design of this watch and its features. The digital compass is the snappiest and most accurate I have found in a watch. The altimeter is a gem....accurate to within 5 meters (or about 20 feet). The barometer is quite sensitive and the trend graph on the watch face has proven to be very useful. The thermometer works great and, if kept a short distance from the warming effects of the skin, is very accurate and sensitive. The atomic clock update works like a charm here in Virginia.....takes about 3 minutes for an accurate "fix" each night. The motion sensor that turns on the face light in dark areas when you tilt the watch towards your face is terrific....especially in a dark car when you can't take your hands off the wheel to check the time....but the watch face lights up as you tilt your arm towards your face. Now how cool is that????!!!!
A couple of lessons learned since I brought this gem home: READ the owner's manual! Yes, it's complex and will take a couple of hours to go through carefully....but it will save you endless frustration and will tailor this watch exactly to your own needs and desires. It's a VERY complex watch.....but once you get it set up (ie, power-use modes; metric or English measurements; tides set to your beach, etc....), it becomes an incredibly useful tool that you will be consulting frequently throught each day and night.Read more ›
That's all fine and dandy, but let's face it, this is NOT a precise instrument.
The compass is surprisingly consistent, though I did have to calibrate it away from the factory preset initially. I feel this feature is the watch's strongest feature due to its accuracy and the fact that it could someday save your life. Still, it's not perfect. The compass display only lasts a few seconds, so you can't use it like a real compass.
The barometer also is quite consistent once calibrated, though I have seen errors of 2 hPa in either direction.
Thermometer is rather fickle if the watch is being worn on skin. I've noticed as much as 5 degrees Fahrenheit error in either direction. It's typically within 1 F degree either way. Have never verified the thermometer's accuracy when not being worn, so can't comment on that.
Altimeter gives decent approximation. I live at sea level and get readings as low as -10 meters and as high as 10 meters while at sea level. Typically it reads 0 or 5 meters. On a recent trip about 250 miles from home, with the watch calibrated at my home's sea level, I reached a peak altitude of 1195 meters, according to the watch.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
the only issue with mine is that when it sets the time zones, the times are not the same... so on the west coast its actually showing time for the mountain time zone... Read morePublished 12 days ago by kevin
Initially, it was a great watch (good size, awesome functions). I bought it in 2010 for $249. Had it for 4 yrs. Read morePublished 14 days ago by C. K. Hornig
After five years of daily wear, still looks great and keeps great time. Best watch I have ever owned.Published 20 days ago by greywalker
I have owned this watch for over 8 years. The watch still functions flawlessly and aside from breaking the links connecting the band to the watch face which to be honest I'm very... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ionicmuffin
Bought this accurate, feature-rich watch back in 2009. 6 years and 5 months to date, I still wear it everyday, at least 12 hours a day. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Darth Rock
I bought this watch 9 years ago and still going strong. Been to extreme weather,used it while firing a weapon,went diving, and much more. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jovito Christopher Manrique