Citizen Men's AP1014-50A Calibre 8651 Two-Tone Watch
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- Precise Swiss-Quartz movement
- Mineral crystal
- Stainless-steel case; White dial; Day-date-and-moon-phase functions
- Water-resistant to 330 feet (100 M)
Stay mindful of the moon's ethereal power with the two-tone Citizen Eco-Drive Calibre 8651 men's stainless steel watch with link bracelet band. It features a delightfully illustrated lunar phase indicator that will keeps track of the moon as it waxes and wanes through its 29-1/2 day cycle around the earth. And it includes a stainless steel bracelet band that mixes silver and highly polished gold-tone links, the perfect accompaniment to your most stylish business wear.
It has a round, silver stainless steel case and bezel that frames a white dial background. The dial face also offers two subdials (for day of the week and month), Roman numeral markers in gold-tone, and Dauphine luminous hands (with seconds hand) featuring a gold outline. It also has a special month indicator hand that points to a gray exterior dial with monthly 31-day notation. Other features include a screw-back case, screw-down crown, scratch resistant mineral crystal with anti-reflective coating, and water resistance to 100 meters (330 feet).
This watch is powered by Citizen's unique Eco-Drive, which absorbs sunlight and any artificial light through the crystal and dial to recharge the watch continuously. With regular exposure to light, the Eco-Drive continuously recharges itself for a lifetime of use. This watch's Eco-Drive provides a 180-day power reserve, and it can be recharged with just 4 hours of exposure to light.
Eco-Drive Frequently Asked Questions
How can you tell if the Eco-Drive watch is getting enough light? In normal use, the watch displays the time and the sweep-second hand moves in one second intervals. A very important feature of Eco-Drive is the Low Charge Warning Mode which as a result of low battery voltage, causes the second hand to jump two seconds at a time (while still keeping correct time).
How long will an Eco-Drive watch run after it is fully charged?
If your watch is put away where no light is available to it while in a fully charged state, depending on the model, it will run for from 45 days to 5 years.
How can the Eco-Drive watch be recharged?
Besides sunlight, it can be safely charged by exposing it to a fluorescent desk lamp, with the dial (face) up and within about 8 inches or an incandescent lamp (regular light bulb) no closer than 20 inches. Never use a halogen lamp since the heat generated by it can cause damage to your watch. The most efficient and the quickest is in direct bright sunlight (not windowsill) and never on the dashboard of a car.
It's backed by Citizen's 5-year warranty (from original date of purchase).
One of the world's largest watch makers, the Citizen Watch Company was founded in 1924 in Japan from its beginnings as the Shokosha Watch Research Institute. The first watch released by the company was named "CITIZEN" and its name was selected so that it would be "close to the hearts of people everywhere." Today, Citizen is recognized as a worldwide leader in advanced timepiece technology, from the world's slimmest LCD watch to the first voice recognition watch to the world's first professional dive watch with an electronic depth sensor. Citizen was also the first to sell watches made with titanium in the world, which is not only light and durable but also non-allergenic (as stainless steel can be to some wearers). Most recently, Citizen has released watches powered by its Eco-Drive, which runs continuously in any kind of natural light or artificial light for a lifetime of use without changing a battery.
During the last seventy-five years Citizen has expanded its business throughout the world and has achieved recognition as the global brand. The past twenty-five year period has coincided with the company’s dramatic rise to its current position as the world’s largest watchmaker, a distinction Citizen has held every year since 1986.
Beyond sheer size, Citizen is also recognized as a worldwide leader in advanced technology. From the world’s slimmest LCD watch to the first voice recognition watch and the world’s first professional dive watch with an electronic depth sensor, Citizen’s record of ""world’s firsts"" is unmatched.
More recently, Citizen has staked out a new position as the leader in timekeeping with its Eco-Drives watches that are light powered. With models ranging from dress models to sports models to professional dive watches, Citizen Eco-Drive runs continuously in any kind of natural or artificial light for a lifetime of use. Fueled by light, it never needs a battery.
- ASIN: B000EQVWIE
- Item model number: AP1014-50A
- Date first available at Amazon.com: June 30, 2005
- Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
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|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Citizen|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Case material||Stainless steel|
|Band Material||Stainless steel|
|Bezel material||Stainless steel|
|Calendar||Day, date, and moon phase|
|Water resistant depth||330 Feet|
Top Customer Reviews
The three o'clock crown is not functional. It acts as a static sleeve for the recessed month adjustment pusher. The four o'clock crown pulls out in the conventional manner. In position one, the moon phase is set via clockwise rotation and the day-of-month is set via counter-clockwise rotation. In the second position the time of day and day of week are simultaneously set by clockwise rotation. See instruction manual for correct sync of day, date, and time functions.
The dial is a nice "ivory" tone to my eye. The outer chapter ring has bold black stick markers at the hour positions, normal stick markers at the minute positions, and micro-markers at the quarter minute positions. The next innermost chapter ring has the day of month register (1 to 31) rendered in a very small font on a "gray" background.Read more ›