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- EL backlight
- 1/100 second digital stopwatch
- Daily alarm
- Accuracy: +/-30 seconds per month
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Show off your classic style with the Casio Men's Illuminator Digital Watch #F105W-1A. Protected by a durable mineral dial window, the digital-gray dial face offers at-a-glance readability while a handy day-and-date calendar keeps your schedule on track. Both the 35-millimeter case and stationary bezel are made of high-quality resin. Other details include a matching black resin band that is accompanied by a sturdy buckle closure. This affordable and striking timepiece accentuates your casual cool. It is powered by quartz movement and is water resistant to 300 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.
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: 4.7 x 3.1 x 2.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.3 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- ASIN: B000GB1RAU
- Item model number: F105W-1A
- Date first available at Amazon.com: May 2, 2004
- 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|
|Case diameter||35 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||10 millimeters|
|Band width||18 millimeters|
|Calendar||Day and date|
|Special features||Stop watch, Light|
Top Customer Reviews
7 years have went by, I never bought another watch - I have received a few watches as gift during product promotions etc. But this is the best. It is on my wrist atleast 15 hours a day - office, sports (not swimming), special occasions ...
It is a fully functional, no-nonsense watch - Illuminator, alarm, large format display of time, day and date on the same screen.
My friends cautioned me against using the illuminator and the alarm - saying that it might reduce battery life. But, I have abused this watch more than anybody else could do, set daily alarms, use the illuminator maybe 4-5 times a month ... - I had to replace the watch strap once due to my misuse.
I have no plans of replacing this watch until the battery lasts. After the battery dies, planning to buy a new one - ofcourse it will be a casio (or maybe a citizen ecodrive).
1. Sometimes the button to switch between AM/PM and 24-hour time gets accidentally pressed, so I have to press it again to change it back.
2. The illumination button serves a double purpose as a reset button. I think having two separate buttons would be a little nicer.
3. The rubber ring into which the strap goes just broke, so I am buying a new one of these.
But I think this is watch is really up there in its class for a number of reasons:
1. I think it looks elegant, solid black with some blue, even though wearing a cheap digital watch is not very macho.
2. The backlight is great. It's not one of those crappy little green bulbs. It's an even, easy to see, cyan glow, and it doesn't even get washed out by the sun on a typical day. Very nicely done.
3. The display is very nice, as another reviewer mentioned. The digits are crisp, and a good size. The normal display shows the day of the week and day of the month -- very handy.
Overall, I am impressed. They got a lot of things right that most digital watches screw up. It's nice and well-designed, and very inexpensive.
I ended up returning it because it didn't have a feature which I use a lot, and thought all of the Casio digital watches had, which is a countdown timer. Except for that, I would have kept it. The original watch I had from Casio had is still available, but has a very dim light, so it is difficult to read. I ended up getting the W-93, which has a bright backlight, and countdown timer, but is a little more bulky.
Of course, I looked no further than an original design by Casio, and the F105W was watch to watch. A good sturdy design, made well from excellent materials, well sized, and is actually quite comfortable to wear. Basic and conservative design is accompanied by user-friendly functions. The beep on the watch is very audible and distinct, but still discreet enough to not stand out too much. The manual was also well written and took about 5 seconds to get all the info from it.
Being a fan of all things 80s, I had to get it, and the fact that it was so cheap made it a 100% sale. The light is the perfect colour for darkness, and provides total clarity when viewing under illumination. Also the interface is set out well, and all functions and displays are all in logical positions. A total hit with all my friends, and would suit any arm on any person.
In conclusion, I couldn't be happier. If you're looking for a simple yet classic watch, this is the one to use. You can check out other models higher up in the Casio range that have higher levels of water resistance and even stainless-steel construction, but if you just want a black digital wrist watch with no strings attached, grab an F105W Illuminator, and you'll be set!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great sale price. I have had several of these watches over the past several years. Quality product. One of the best low price, workout watches on the market.Published 1 day ago by Martha King
Watch is as described. Very satisfied. Buttons do not mash against wrist so it doesn't switch to different modes.
Its so light I barely feel it when running.
I have bought many Casio watches over the years and liked them all. I especially like the Illuminator because I have small wrists and it fits perfectly. Read morePublished 3 days ago by JimmySpags
Best watch you'll ever buy, I have to keep buying these because I wear out the bands. The life of the battery, I can't tell you. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Dennis
I purchased this watch because I had a similar watch that died after it was worn in the pool. Based on the Amazon description, which says water resistance to 300 feet, I thought... Read morePublished 15 days ago by dthom24
Great product, small and sleek. -1 1 Star because timer only goes up to one hour.Published 18 days ago by Das it Mane
I wear this watch all the time and so far it's been the best watch I've ever owned, partially because it's the only one that hasn't broken in some way since I've gotten it (going... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Pierre
Cheap. Small enough to go on anybody's wrist, even kids. Does timekeeping, calendar, stopwatch, and alarm. Has a good backlight. Read morePublished 21 days ago by cleverusername