Posted the 26th day of April in 2011 by Riley.
Casio Japan has announced three new multi-functional chronograph EQW-A1000 models. These watches will be released on August 31st in Japan. These each feature a unique disc interface for the watch functions. It's a sporting look that is inspired by the design elements of race cars. Prices at start at just over $600 USD.
Translation of the press release:
Casio, metal watch "EDIFICE (edifice)" as a new product, the system easy to operate, feature-rich "Smart Access (Smart Access)" [EQW-A1000] was adopted for the sale from August 31 Masu.
"EDIFICE" will, "Advance.Dynamism." Concept, the movement of the needle plate and the original character, who embodies a sense of Metaruanaroguuotchi sense of movement and speed of motor sports. The innovative design features and face a variety of time measurement is especially popular among young people.
We will guide] [EQW-A1000 is second hand and minute hand the hour hand large disk arranged on the same axis, we have a separate motor to drive the five dates of the show at 3:00. Thus, when switching capabilities and to achieve the smooth, so comfortable to use without interfering with the needle knife each.
Furthermore, equipped with electronic Ryuzusuitchi, or press a button as the crown, and intuitive operation is possible and turn. 1 / 20 second stopwatch or timer, alarm, while a variety of features like world time, a chronograph can be operated without the stress. More accurate is always ticking by six stations receive radio signals world has high reliability and fluorescent light driven by the sun.
8 at the side, equipped with a dedicated button on the measurement mode with one push of a lap during the measurement, and shows the 5th lap of the first run to a large disc with a needle, each of Second minute hand hour hand dynamic moves. Unique interface design is to lay out large parts of the wooden floor and metal discs needle two-tier character, sense of movement and speed to produce a sense of motorsport.
Become familiar with the coordination of the silver metal] and [EQW-A1000DB, virile black IP case and band decorated] [EQW-A1000DC adopted a plastic band of the tire tread is reminiscent of the model  EQW-A1000B It is.
EQW-A1000DB: Silver Metal band and $673 USD retail price
EQW-A1000DC: Black Metal band and $759 USD retail price
EQW-A1000B: Black plastic band and $612 USD retail price
- Waterproof property: 10 ATM water resistant
- Atomic sync signal: JJY (Japan); 40 kHz (Hukushima station) / 60 kHz (Bureau of Kyushu), WWVB (USA); 60 kHz, MSF (United Kingdom); 60 kHz, DCF77 (Germany); 77.5kHz, BPC (Tyuugoku); 68.5kHz
- Received: Automatic reception (six times / day, only China five times / day), manual receive
- Stopwatch: 1 / 20 second measurement, a total of 60 minutes, measured with split, 1 / 20 second measurement, a total of 60 minutes, measured with a lap (lap + 5 fastest laps)
- Timer: 60 minutes (1 minute), After the time up, measuring the elapsed time (total 12 hours)
- Alarm: Alarm
- World Time: World Time 29 cities worldwide (29 time zones, daylight saving time setting function) + UTC time display
- Other Features: Full automatic (Date)
- Power source: Tough Solar (solar charge system)
Continuous operating time: ※ power saving state for about 29 months (fully charged) To save power after a certain time in the dark ※.
- Weight: 193 g
- Dimensions: 51.6 × 46.9 × 14.3 mm