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Citizen Men's BN0070-09E Eco-Drive Professional Diver Black Rubber Strap Watch


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  • Light powered eco-drive Japanese-quartz movement; charges in natural sunlight or indoor light
  • Durable, hardened mineral crystal
  • Date function
  • ISO certified diver
  • Water resistant to 990 feet (300 M):suitable for scuba diving to a depth of 30 meters for up to 2 hours

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Product Specifications

Watch Information
Brand, Seller, or Collection Name Citizen
Model number BN0070-09E
Part Number BN0070-09E
Model Year 2011
Item Shape Round
Dial window material type Mineral
Display Type Analogue
Clasp Buckle
Metal stamp 316L
Case material Stainless steel
Case diameter 44 millimeters
Case Thickness 14 millimeters
Band Material Rubber
Band length mens
Band width 23 millimeters
Band Color Black
Dial color Black
Bezel material Stainless steel
Bezel function Unidirectional
Calendar Date
Special features Luminous, Water Resistant
Item weight 1.1 Pounds
Movement Japanese quartz
Water resistant depth 990 Feet
Warranty type 5-yr manufacturer warranty

Product Description

Perfect for professional divers and avid swimmers alike, the Citizen Men's Eco-Drive Strap Diver Watch is both attractive and highly functional. This super water resistant watch withstands water depths up to 984 feet (300 M), so you can keep track of time on your deep-sea expeditions. Clear visual elements of the watch face include oversized, crisp white dot hour markers, large hour-and-minute hands, and an easy-to-read date window perched at the three o'clock. Continuing on the easily visible theme, the large bezel has a deep black background and a crisp white foreground of Arabic second indexes at 20, 30, 40, and 50 seconds, as well as stick second markers along the first quarter. This solar-powered Eco-Drive watch never needs a battery and remains charged for months at a time, even in the dark. The background of the watch face is a handsome black-and-gray waving pattern that complements the striated shape of the strong black rubber band. Other rugged features include a stainless steel case and bezel, fine mineral dial-window protection, and reliable Japanese-quartz movement. A handy buckle securely fastens the band of this must-have diver's timepiece.

The company was established in 1918. The founding fathers selected the name Citizen so it would be "Close to the Hearts of People Everywhere" and soon after adopted the company’s formal name, Citizen Watch Company.

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: B002BWPDOS
  • Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 5.1 x 5.1 inches; 1.1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Item model number: BN0070-09E
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #43,045 in Watches (See Top 100 in Watches)
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    Customer Reviews

    Mine broke in less than a year.
    Michael Tomazic
    My initial impression was that the watch is well constructed and has a very appealing design.
    Stephan M. Lawson
    Where the band attaches to the watch with the little pins is way under engineered.
    Jeffrey Layne Bruton

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    26 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Blair on October 28, 2009
    I purchased this watch just a few days ago, so I won't be able to speak about it's longevity or timekeeping, but I will tell you a bit about the watch which in turn may aid your buying decision. (I am holding back the 5th star until I have some months of use with the watch).

    First, this is a very solid, somewhat heavy pro diver's watch (but not as heavy as Seiko's classic dive watches, such as the "Orange Monster" #SKX781). This watch was made with scuba and skin divers in mind. But surfers, swimmers, water skiiers and other sports and outdoor enthusiasts would like it too. While it is rated for 300 meter depths, it is not meant for helium dives. Of course, like me, you may not be a diver but still want a sturdy, good looking, solid watch that you can use in wet or dirty conditions, requires a minimum of maintenance, and will take some punishment along the way. While it is too early to say definitively, so far I am impressed with the weight, feel and solid construction.

    It is a handsome watch, with alternating grey and black "waves" on the dial, which when viewed in the light, is really gorgeous. The hands and dial are easy to read, and they glow quite well in the dark, especially if exposed directly to a light source just before the lights go out. The date feature is nice, though the window and type size seems a tad small to me. The sides of the one way rotating bezel are highly polished steel, and very good looking. By the way, it's absolutely silent.

    The wide rubber strap is comfortable and attractive -- but take note: the band that comes with this watch is extra long -- made to go over a wet suit, or other article of clothing, like a long sleeve cotton pullover shirt, for example (The band is nearly 11 inches, end to end.
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    26 of 31 people found the following review helpful By Z. Aizer on January 13, 2011
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    I have this watch for less then a year.
    At first I loved it and it has a great potential.
    It's looks good a very rough yet elegant.

    Initially I gave it 5 starts on Amazon.
    So you ask why did I change it to 1 star?
    3 month after I got the watch (last March) the rubber strap (where the connecting pins pass through) has broke down.
    Initially I though that the rubber was dried out (although the rubber looks as a very high quality rubber).
    I removed the strap and found out that the connection point to the watch (where the pins pass) is not really rubber but it is hard plastic covered with rubber.
    The plastic is very thin where the pins pass through and now I know that they tend broke very easily.

    I contacted customer service and took the watch to an authorized dealer.
    I have been told that the strap is not under guarantee so I had to buy a new one.
    Well, I liked the watch so I didn't want to throw it away for a strap so I got a new one hoping it will last.
    Less then 6 months passed and the new strap broke in exactly the same place as the old one.

    It is clear now that the straps of this model is defective and hence I wouldn't recommend this watch to anyone.
    A wear of the strap in a common thing (had it also with Seiko) but 3-5 month of lifetime for a strap (~30$) is not very reasonable for a 220$ watch.
    Moreover, this is not a standard strap which one can easily find a replacement for.
    I tried to ask customer service if they are aware of this issue and got a laconic reply that the strap is not covered under the warranty and I need to get a new one.
    It reminded me the answers that customers received from Apple when their 1st gen iPods battery died.
    "We don't offer a technical service so you need to get a new iPod" :)
    Maybe this is the logic behind this watch????

    Bottom line, stay away from this watch unless you would like to visit the service center frequently.
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    4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Tech and Gear Fan on March 20, 2012
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    The whole Idea of buying a Citizen ECO drive is to stop having to spend money on batteries...and certainly not to have to replace the band every 9 months...My band lasted 9 months...broke in the same spot as the other reviewers...if I were diving at the time...gone...the band is custom size and fit, (you cant replace it with a standard band) at $30-$50 bucks, that's not acceptable...this watch has dropped in selling price fifty bucks in less than a year...citizen doesn't care...so buy it, if you want to keep replacing expensive bands...I'm looking into a custom made leather replacement...this watch is now a $220 dollar paperweight...I replaced it with the ECO-Zilla...great quality BAND and Watch...I have a $50 Casio Diver that is 3 yrs old and the band is like new...Citizen should at least offer a better quality replacement band that a customer could purchase...No, they keep replacing the crappy band with the same crappy band...makes no sense to me...why make a watch of this quality with a 99 cent band?...
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    6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Michael Tomazic on April 10, 2012
    Great watch but the band is poorly made and will break. Mine broke in less than a year. This is ~$40 fix - not a big deal unless you have to do it over and over. At which point, you might want to consider alternatives. Citizen customer service simply shrugs their shoulders despite fairly strong evidence that there is a defect.
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    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Paul R. on April 29, 2010
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    Another nice watch from Citizen. Unfortunately it was just too big for my wrist so I returned it. As with some other Amazon images showing the scale dimensions it is a little mis-leading. The unidirectional bezel has clear markings and so look as though they would be easy to read underwater, not that I actually tried it. The strap was more comfortable than some other rubber straps I have tried. I have another Eco-Drive watch and it just works the way they say it will. If the size is okay for you I think it would be a great watch to own.
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