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Prized for its durability and unique illumination system, the Luminox Original Navy SEAL Series 1 stainless steel men's watch exudes confidence and power whenever it's worn. Thanks to the vaunted Luminox self-powered illumination system, this watch's hands and dial markers glow 100 times brighter than other luminous watches and will provide continuous illumination for more than 25 years. It's also water resistant to 200 meters (20 ATM, 660 feet), which is suitable for recreational scuba diving.
The large, black-plated stainless steel watch case--measuring 1.7 inches wide and 0.4 inches thick--is topped by a ratcheting, unidirectional rotating bezel with engraved 5-minute Arabic numerals in white and coin-edged detailing for an improved grip. The white dial face is accented by black Arabic numeral markers, large black-outlined baton hands (with seconds hand), and a date function at 3 o'clock. It's completed by a comfortable polyurethane (PU) diver's strap in black. Other features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating, multi-jeweled Swiss quartz watch movement, double gasket crown, and 4-year battery life. It's backed by a 1-year Luminox warranty.
Luminox Self-Powered Illumination System
Each Luminox watch employs tiny self-powered micro gas lights (borosilicate glass capsules), which are firmly embedded in the hands and the hour indicators on the watch face (as well as on the turning ring of diver's watches). Luminox watches need no external light source to "charge" the paint on the dial or hands in order to glow as do conventional luminous watches, nor do they require a push of a button to light the dial as do electro luminescent watches.
Luminox combines the finest tradition and precision of Swiss watchmaking with the durability demanded by US armed forces and the latest innovations in timepiece technology. The company pioneered the development of small, individual luminescent tracer lamps and was contacted by the U.S. Navy SEAL teams to build a dive watch for their use on night missions. After their popularity in the Navy grew, the Air Force asked Luminox to develop a watch specifically for F-117 Nighthawk Stealth pilots.
|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Luminox|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Case diameter||43 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||13 millimeters|
|Band width||22 millimeters|
|Special features||Luminous, Second hand, Tachometer, Shock resistant|
|Item weight||10.40 Ounces|
|Water resistant depth||660 Feet|
This particular watch face (white) is, ironically, difficult to read in low light, like dusk or dawn, when the gaseous illumination isn't so effective. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Rick S.
Knock off, crapped out, movement jammed. Not the first time I've had a problem with a knock off.... You get what you pay for..Published 12 months ago by Michael M.
The quality simply is not there.
The first one I bought, the crown fell off within a week. I sent it back and waited a year for it to get fixed. It never got fixed. Read more
My Fiance bought me this watch for Christmas 2012, knowing I like to dive,snorkel, and do outdoor activities. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Brian. B
Mine, a 3000 Series watch, has worked very well since its delivery
on 7/3. It has not had any real rough use, as yet, so we reserve
some judgement. Read more
So far this watch has kept time so accurately I can't tell the difference between my atomic watch and this one.
Love the look, love the feel, love the quality. Read more
I have owned a number of different watches and this one is cheap looking - I really didn't like it. I received and returned. Look else wear is my advice.Published on June 3, 2013 by Neolamp
This is a very comfortable and attractive watch. I love it so far though have
not exposed it to water yet.