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[FS] Apeks 500 Mtr Dive Watch

Discussion in 'classifieds' started by atcman, May 22, 2022.

  1. atcman

    atcman pfm Member

    Very Good condition fitted with Seiko Jubilee bracelet, Never seen water this is pretty much a Bomb proof watch pics up laterBoxed £100 Shipped Uk
     
  2. atcman

    atcman pfm Member

  3. philiphifi

    philiphifi pfm Member

    can't even dive 2m!
     
  4. atcman

    atcman pfm Member

    £95 shipped UK
     
  5. H20GNA

    H20GNA pfm Member

    Recreation divers limited to 40 metres.

    Gary
     
  6. atcman

    atcman pfm Member

    200 meters might seem like a long way down, but a 200m watch shouldn't be taken on diving expeditions. You can, however, swim or snorkel with it. Water-resistant to 300m or 30 Bar/Atmospheres. You should be able to take this watch diving, although it is not certified to the standard of an ISO 6425 (diver's watch).11 Sept 2019
     
  7. JensenHealey

    JensenHealey pfm Member

    Seems strange to me... why would a watch be rated (even certified?) to 200m pressure, but apparently you cannot use it! It should be rated to what you can use.
     
  8. atcman

    atcman pfm Member

    If you went diving you should know this,anyhow if you want to dive perfect for the job or if you just want a watch that is waterproof for your needs perfect or a watch to pose in perfect it is a sales thread after all, recreational Driving the max speed limit is 70mph just to say

    Water resistance classification
    Watches are classified by their degree of water resistance, which roughly translates to the following (1 meter ≈ 3.28 feet):[35]

    Water resistance rating Suitability Remarks
    Water Resistant or 50 m Suitable for swimming, no snorkeling water related work, and fishing. NOT suitable for diving.
    Water Resistant 100 m Suitable for recreational surfing, swimming, snorkeling, sailing and water sports. NOT suitable for diving.
    Water Resistant 200 m Suitable for professional marine activity and serious surface water sports. Suitable for skin diving only. NOT suitable for scuba diving.
    Diver's 100 m Minimum ISO standard (ISO 6425) for scuba diving at depths NOT suitable for saturation diving. Diver's 100 m and 150 m watches are generally old(er) watches.
    Diver's 200 m or 300 m Suitable for scuba diving at depths NOT suitable for saturation diving. Typical ratings for contemporary diver's watches.
    Diver's 300+ m for mixed-gas diving Suitable for saturation diving (helium enriched environment). Watches designed for mixed-gas diving will have the DIVER’S WATCH xxx M FOR MIXED-GAS DIVING additional marking to point this out.
    Note: The depth specified on the watch dial or case represents the results of tests done in the lab, not in the ocean.[34]

    Some watches are rated in bars instead of meters. Since 1 bar is approximately the pressure exerted by 10 m of water, a rating in bars may be multiplied by 10 to be approximately equal to that based on meters. Therefore, a 20 bar watch is equivalent to a 200-meter watch. Some watches are rated in atmospheres (atm), which are about 1% greater than bars. In the United Kingdom, scuba divers and others often use the word atmosphere interchangeably with bar (1 atm = 1.01325 bar, or 101,325 Pa).
     
  9. garyi

    garyi leave blank

    Well this lot seem to think its just fine for diving

    watch
     
  10. atcman

    atcman pfm Member

    Perfect for Diving swimming showering or wearing as a nice watch i have always had a dive watch since early 70s as i like them and as a new Seiko is on its way to me this is for sale. it does have a Seiko Quartz movement
     
  11. atcman

    atcman pfm Member

  12. atcman

    atcman pfm Member

    Now Sold
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2022
  13. atcman

    atcman pfm Member

    Back up thanks to some Cretin on e rip off there are now a few scratches on the rear of this. the rest is fine so £65 Shipped UK
     
  14. atcman

    atcman pfm Member

    Last edited: Jun 17, 2022

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