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- Stainless steel watch with logo on dial, corrugated bezel, and link bracelet
- Automatic self-winding movement with analog display
- Protective mineral crystal dial window
- Features fold-over push-button clasp with safety closure an date window
- Water resistant to 660 feet (200 M)
This is a new, larger, stronger built version of the extremely popular Orient Mako. The Mako II has a larger case size (46mm), an improved and beefier bracelet, a larger uni-directional bezel with easier to read numbers, and larger hour markers that are treated with luminous material. The second hand is now moon-shaped and luminous to help let you know your watch is operating under water and in the dark. Inside is the "bullet-proof" Orient 21-jewel automatic (self-winding) movement. Features a screw-down crown and case back. Case: Solid stainless steel, both polished and brushed, 46mm (w/o crown), 13mm thick. Band: Solid stainless steel, deployant closure with pushbutton release, 22mm. Water Resistance: 20 ATM. Warranty: 1 Year.
The Orient Story
The Orient Story Orient Watch was formally established in July 13th, 1950 in Tokyo. Orient Watch has focused on mechanical watch making, specializing in self-winding watches using only our in-house movements. Orient is considered one of the "Big Three" watch companies in Japan, but what sets them apart from the competition is that they have dedicated themselves in the advancement of mechanical watch making. The Orient Watch Company produces their mechanical movements in-house at their facility in Japan. These movements are dedicated for the use Orient's own mechanical watches. This list of industry abnormalities with the consideration of being one of the most affordable choices makes Orient an exceptional experience in the world of time keeping, and yet remains as one of the most obtainable.
Orient is a brand unlike any other... It is profoundly unique.
Orient In-House Movements
Orient 1 YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY - Located in Los Angeles, California, Orient's American Service Station provides owners with a Warranty and Repair office now in the USA.
- Product Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.7 x 2.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- ASIN: B002LE7B0U
- Item model number: CEM75001B
- Date first available at Amazon.com: November 13, 2009
- Domestic Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
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|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Orient|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Clasp||Fold-Over Push-Button Clasp with Safety|
|Case material||Stainless Steel|
|Case diameter||46 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||13.9 millimeters|
|Band Material||Stainless Steel|
|Band width||22 millimeters|
|Bezel material||Stainless Steel|
|Calendar||Day and date|
|Movement||Automatic self wind|
|Water resistant depth||660 Feet|
Top Customer Reviews
Orient is a small Japanese company that is partially owned by Seiko. They've been around for more than 50 years, and their claim to fame is that they are a mechanical watch producer that designs and makes 100% of their movements in-house. The in-house designation is significant as it means the company does more than just buy off the shelf designs but rather is directly involved in creating and tuning the mechanical heart of their product. Rolex is know for their in-house work, but even such costly brands as Omega, TAG Heuer, and Breitling have most of their movements made for them by other companies (ETA for the most part). To have a finely crafted automatic watch in this price range that has been designed and manufactured by the seller is rare to say the least. The watches are also hand made, and in Japan as well.
As mentioned this is an automatic watch. The watch cannot be hand wound so you need to shake it to start it, and then it winds itself as you move your arm during the day - no batteries needed. The timekeeping is a tad less precise than a quartz, and for this movement (Orient's 469) the manufacturer states you can normally expect to lose up to to 20 seconds slow or fast each day. (More on this later.Read more ›
The bezel is also nice and very easy to move.
Cons: I am NOT a diver so I have not used it diving. Also the illuminated hands are NOT that great, and the 60 minute mark does NOT have the illuminated dot like my other dive watches. Overall, a great watch that I would buy again.
----solid movement that will last a long time
---High polished case. Dial markers are polished as well.
---looks and feels very high quality
---Screw down crown
--Looks great on a NATO strap...which i put on right out of the box.
--Bracelet seems great for me at this price point (but I'm a NATO fan so I won't use it too much anyway)
-Movement is made in japan! =)
-I wish the date pusher (in the 2 o'clock position) was a screw down as well like the original mako. this makes water resistance possibly lower.
-Not ISO certified
-Cased in China
-bezel movess a bit too easy for my tastes. (also there is some play with the bezel)
-Mine gains "30 seconds" a day........just not acceptable....maybe I got a bad one. =(
-There is play in the bezel, which is very disappointing to me, even at this price point.
----MAKO XL VS SEIKO SKX007
-If I had to pick between this or the seiko skx007 I'd pick the skx007....but I love them both a lot.
-Lume not even close to as good as the seiko.
-Oddly the hands have better lume than the hour markers
-Not really a true divers watch.......I wouldn't dive with this, but the seiko I would dive with AND its ISO certifited ....(if that means anything to you..lol)
---- love this watch a lot, orient just makes great watches that are reliable, high quality,, ect
this one really has the orient look and feel that I love.
making orient one of the best value automatics in the business for the price.
******************I give it 3 stars because of the bezel play, gaining 30+ seconds a day, and not good lume.*****************
.......other wise is a great watch and I would still recommend it if you like the style.
And the reserve energy seems long for me. I don't have to always put into the winder. I think I can go one day without the winder.
Seems to have this inherent issue that the front bezel does not totally align with the inner dial. But from what I read, it is a QC issue.
A trip to the service centre ought to do the trick. I read that the bezel needs to be removed and put back into a position that would be aligned with the inner dial.
Another known issue is the lume. Yes it is close to non-existing. In very dark place, you can only see it faintly. But again, it's a known issue.
Looks wise, it definately does not feel cheap. Has a good weight to it. With proper sizing done, it feels snug and doesn't make any watch strap noise.
I bought this together with 16 PCS Watch Tool Kit to size the watch myself.
I'm not a diver, but I would probably be on my G-shock instead if I ever go swimming. I wear this Orient at work.
For a basic, no frills, accurate automatic dive design watch with a good modern case size, I would recommend this watch.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great watch! I'am using it with hirsch 109002 strap! Every man has to have an orient.Published 4 months ago by Onur
It feels like its a bit too much when its on my wrist. It just draws too much attention, and I don't really like that. If you want a bit flashy watch than this is great. Read morePublished 6 months ago by kj
Excellent quality and design for the money. So far the watch keeps accurate time. The watch is very comfortable in both fit and weight.Published 9 months ago by Jason V.
I love this watch so much. Orient makes an excellent watch and this is my daily beater. I don't always want to wear my super expensive watch so it's great to have a nice watch... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Dave Z.
This is a awesome watch, I bought a Buckley Fire Strap on Amazon and it turned out to be awesome, see the picPublished 10 months ago by Blanca Madrid
Don't like having French dates; we're in America=English only please!Published 13 months ago by Thomas Green
This watch is phenomenal! It's my first automatic watch, and I love the "sweeping" second hand. I can usually skip a day and it still has a charge. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Melinda Goossen
Too big for my body
But it is absolutely a robust watch