Category Archives: Eco-Drive

Citizen Promaster Land: Tools to take chances on the Terra Firma

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Perhaps the most diverse among Citizen’s lineups, the Promaster never ceases to surprise! Promaster Land: A brief intro Ask anyone bit savvy about outdoor gears to recommend a correspondingly wide range of watches that support hardcore professional athletic activities, mountaineering and exploring the wilderness for adventures; you’ll probably hear them praising the G-Shock, the Garmin,

How G-Shock compares to other digital watches?

In my last post, there was a promise to hold up Suunto against G-Shock; however, later, I thought it would be better if we flock in multiple digital watches rather than sticking to just one. Garmin we spoke about earlier; now, it’s time we discuss about the rest. Undoubtedly, with Suunto, there are also several

Is Citizen more accurate than Seiko?

Grand Seiko, undoubtedly, stands as the most accurate watches from Seiko, either mechanical or quartz or Spring Drive. Unfortunately, most think Citizen maxes out with their GPS watches or the Campanola; they probably haven’t yet heard about the very impressive Citizen Caliber 0100. It’s the world’s most accurate, self-contained, quartz movement. One might well argue

19 Best Outdoor Watches Available NOW!

One essential gadget Anywhere outdoor you go for an adventure, you need basic gadgets to make you feel satiated on your trip back home. A sturdy timekeeping device and a direction finder come first. These you can easily find today in smart watches. Sadly, most are not built to handle extreme conditions and even if

Precision timekeeping-II: Beyond simple quartz technology

Atomic accuracy aside, we take a brief look at some that give quartz a run for its money.   Digressing from the main topic to return soon Bit out of context, but still can’t escape the magic of the CALIBRE 360. It’s an automatic, mechanical CHRONOGRAPH movement that went into the 2006 Sports Watch of

Before you go buying your next watch…

 “You’ve got to put it on your wrist and decide whether it’s for you or not.” – David Hurley; exec, watches of Switzerland Watch-obsessed people aside, investing in timepieces started up-trending over the past couple of decades. Watches turned into genuine assets but only if you know how to pick the right ones. They will

Citizen Pro-Master: Worthy of your time!

The Citizen Pro-Master series proves that functional watches can also be fun, even for wearers who are not professionally attached to hazardous endeavors. All are powered by the Eco-Drive technology, proprietary to Citizen. It also means that no battery change to crack the factory seal (and the atmosphere trapped within) and compromise about its functional

About the steel you’ll feel on your wrist!

Technology has come a long way, gifting us a wide array of materials used for building your gadgets, cars and other stuff including your watches. Still, majority wristwatches are made of stainless steel, often coated with gold and titanium or wrapped in ceramics and carbon, offering an excellent rigidity at reasonable prices. Steel withstands a

Top 5 names in sports-luxury watches: Call them ‘Timeless’, if you will

Amidst myriad crappy choices in this particular category, these 5 will fill you in. Concerns about luxury watches in the sports category provide today the chance for offering this definitive list. The biased ignorant lot will hate alike, assuming that if an item costs more, it must also be superior as well. While this kind

Citizen Promaster: Limited Editions, unlimited possibilities

It doesn’t require a mention about the Promaster series from Citizen being a standout range taken all dive watches together; however, that doesn’t apply to their 30th anniversary limited edition releases. Citizen ensured that these come under the list of the most essential field watches ever on this earth this time and there’s no doubt

Radio Control: Bring accurate timing readily under your control

Many among us are not comfortable with the watches that sync to radio signals. We, the urban men, usually stay amidst too many obstructions and hurdles than to invite home another to bother us. Imagine buying a watch in this category and then finding out it doesn’t work with the atomic signal available at where

Promaster: The Citizen Cult Classics

It’s very easy to forget absolutely good watches amidst a plethora of brands chest-thumping. The Promasters are one such group that goes largely overlooked unless you are a professional with an eye for a proper tool meant for the field. Along the days as one’s collection grows, at some point he (or she) grabs an

A diverse array of affordable Divers’!

“Being short-sighted is discriminating watches according to the size of your wallet. Get over it and climb down off your high horses.” Their mere looks are enough for you to draw a judgment about them being as ugly as hammered sin and that too, on a cardboard platter when it comes to picking your daily

The Pen-watch: Matching styles, matching lifestyles

Pens, especially fountain pens; and watches are intimately linked. Some of the watch manufacturers make both and matching hands to nibs or cases to caps – maybe even straps to clips – don’t seem that hard. All you need is just picking the style – vintage, classic, retro, contemporary or any other classifications on offer.

The Moot: Dive watches this time

A good thing about diver watches is you don’t have to try hard to point one out. They look their part; robust and totally unpretentious. At most, they’ll wear a dress appeal. Even if you are not actually putting them to work due to this, you’d still love to make them a part of your