Dive Watch Review – IWC Aquatimer 2000
There are plenty of portable gadgets these days that can show the time in all sorts of cool ways. But even as these devices are becoming more and more popular, some people still prefer to wear watches. One of the reasons is because certain watches have dive watch capabilities as well and the IWC Aquatimer is one of those watches.
Time tracking is very important for divers and they cannot just simply bring their favorite portable devices underwater because most time tracking devices aren’t meant for marine purposes. Here is an in-depth overview of the IWC Aquatimer on both style and features.
Style & Quality
Another reason why people still use watches is because some people still like the classic design of analog watches which the IWC Aquatimer 2000 surprisingly bears. Therefore, this is a dive watch that can be used even when not diving.
The well-polished casing really shows just how much effort has been put into making the IWC Aquatimer Automatic 2000 watch with the best possible materials to make the case water-resistant to 2000 meters. It also manages to be very easy to read with the 3.7-mm convex crystal made of sapphire. The layout of the watch is specially arranged to avoid distractions when checking the time which doubles as a great safety measure.
|IWC Aquatimer Automatic 2000
Titanium case with black rubber strap. Black dial with index hour markers and yellow accents. Screw-in crown and Convex sapphire crystal. Center seconds along with stop function. Date displays at 3 o'clock position and 42-hour power reserve. Mechanical rotating inner bezel. Push-button release safety clasp. Case diameter of 42mm. Automatic movement. Water resistant at 2000 meters (6600 feet).
|IWC Aquatimer Split Minute Chronograph
Titanium case combined with black rubber strap. Black chronograph dial with index hour markers and yellow accents. Screw-in crown and Sapphire crystal. Small seconds with stop function. Mechanical rotating inner bezel. Push-button release safety clasp. Case diameter 42mm. Automatic movement. Water resistant at 120 meters (400 feet).
|IWC Aquatimer Automatic
Stainless steel case on a black rubber strap. Black dial. Self-winding. Centre seconds with stop function. Date display along with Mechanical rotating inner bezel, Screw-in crown, and Convex sapphire glass. Water-resistant to 1000M. Case diameter 42mm. Synthetic Sapphire crystal…
Black Dial – Day / Date Chronograph Feature – Self Winding Automatic Movement – Scratch Resistant Sapphire Crystal – 3 Year Warranty – Guaranteed Authentic – Certificate of Authenticity – Steel Case & Bracelet – Manufacturer Box & Manual – 120 Meters / 400 Feet Water Resistant…
Stainless steel case. Black rubber strap. Black dial. Date displays at 3 o'clock position. 44 hour power reserve when fully wound. Transparent caseback. Screw-in main crown. Mechanical rotating inner bezel. Scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Case diameter 44mm. Case thickness 14.5mm. Automatic movement. Water resistant at 120 meters (400 feet).
The colors used in the watch even make it more impressive when diving because the combination of the matte blue and orange text makes it really clear for any diver to see. The luminous material applied makes it ideal for looking at the watch in dark areas. It also comes in titanium black with yellow highlights too so you have a versatile selection of styles.
The IWC Aquatimer is a self-winding watch that is powered by mechanical movement with a mechanical rotating inner bezel. It is capable of displaying the date without taking up too much space and setting it through the crowns is easy. There aren’t many features to expect from this watch because the real value goes to the style and technology.
In addition to the amazing fact that the IWC Aquatimer Automatic can go around 6600 feet deep, the two crowns have some impressive properties. The crown can accurately move the bezel 5 minutes on a full rotation. It is the way these crowns are constructed that makes it so impressive. In addition, these crowns are also triple sealed for better protection against water pressure. The style of the watch is generally a technology in its own right.
On the outside, the IWC Aquatimer looks like a simple watch that doesn’t have many features to offer. But it is the way it is constructed combined with the good choice of materials that makes this watch a winner. The 2000 meter resistance of the IWC Aquatimer 2000 makes this an exceptional value to professional divers and the extremely high legibility and choice of colors make this dive watch one of the safest ever made. Any diver looking for a fashionable watch made of quality materials should get this dive watch.
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