Citizen Gents World Time Eco-Drive Gold Steel Diamond Men's Watch - BU2082-56E
Eye-catching in terms of both refinement and functionality, this watch possesses a stunning fusion of matte and polished gold set against a bold ebony face surrounded by 32 diamonds intricately set into the bezel.
Designed for world time presentation with comprehensive international face markings, it also provides day/date display, 12 and 24 hour time and convenient low charge indicator. Delivering confidence by way of WR100/10bar and precision to within 15 seconds over the course of an entire month, it is also powered by Eco-Drive technology, harnessing light energy with 6 months power in reserve so that it never requires batteries.
Collection: World Time
Band Type: Bracelet
Band Material: Stainless Steel
Colour: Yellow/ Gold Plated
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Case Size (MM): 44
Dial Colour: Black
Buckle Type: Push Button
Features: 12/24 hr time, Diamond, Day/Date
Water Resistance: 10 ATM (100 Metres)
Warranty: 5 Year Citizen Warranty
About CITIZEN WATCH
CITIZEN WATCH is a true manufacture d'horlogerie with a comprehensive manufacturing process that extends from creating a watch’ s individual components to its final assembly. The company operates in more than 100 countries around the world. Since its founding in 1918, CITIZEN have held the belief of “Better Starts Now” - that is, no matter who you are and what you do, it is always possible to make something better, and now is the time to start doing it. Sharing this belief, we have made watches, invented and improved technologies and explored the future of watches such as our proprietary light-powered Eco-Drive technology, and satellite-synchronised timekeeping system Satellite Wave .
What is Water Resistance?
Every watch is designed differently and the individual design of each watch determines how resistant to water pressure that watch is. You should always check the water resistance measure of a watch before using it, so you can decide when to wear it and when to take it off.
What is the ATM?
The ATM of a watch is short for Atmospheres and is a measure of the level of water pressure a watch is designed to withhold. A higher ATM means that a watch can withhold more water pressure, whilst a lower ATM mean that it was designed to withstand less pressure.
Metres: A Common Misconception
The ATM or water resistance of a watch can also be expressed as a number of metres, such as 10 metres. This does not mean that a watch can be taken 10 metres below sea level - although that is a common misconception. It is simply the number of times the pressure at sea level a watch can withstand without letting water in. For example, a watch with an ATM of 1 can withstand 10m of pressure, whilst a watch with an ATM of 5 can withstand 50m of pressure.
Using Your Watch in Water
The ATM of your watch will allow you to determine how and where you can use your watch. The ATM is usually engraved on the case-back of every watch. If you're having trouble finding it you may need to visit the watch manufacturer's website or contact them directly. You can use the chart below to guide you on using your watch in water. For example, if your watch has an ATM of 5, you can safely use it when you're washing hands and if it's raining outside, but you should not take it swimming or diving.
Swimming With Your Watch
The Watch Factory recommends purchasing a watch of at least 20ATM if you wish to wear your watch whilst swimming. Wearing a watch with a lower ATM whilst swimming may not always damage the watch, however we urge on the side of caution due to the delicate nature of watches.
Water Getting Into Your Watch
The internal mechanisms that keep your watch ticking are protected from water by the case, crown and seals that prevent water from getting in. Damage to any of these parts of your watch may void your watch's water resistance and cause moisture to get in. A common issue is when the crown has come loose and the seal has been damaged, which allows moisture to get in. If you believe that there is any damage to your watch, it is best to get it assessed by a watch maker who can check the water resistance is intact.