Near the month setting? As the rubber is about as incompressible as the water in the ocean, the case does not have to be dimensioned to take the pressure. I think the Synchronar has the potential to battle adversaries of this calibre. As stated previously, the manual delivered together with the watch is no more than a double-sided US-Letter page of text. The design looks definitely contemporary to that of the watch, making it potentially difficult to find a suitable replacement, should the need arise. Being an engineer—or control freak, if you like—I definitely appreciate the owner-friendly rate correction procedure.

See other items More Have one to sell? Note the traces of corrosion? This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. The innermost container is a metal box covered with black vinyl. You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. There are no symbols, scales or pointers that disturb the visual peace, and the time is only displayed on demand.

The watch, the bracelet, the box—everything looks as if they have been sitting around on a shelf for the last thirty years, and many of the parts probably have! This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options.

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It starts at the left edge and ends under the third digit. Riehl – family portrait – circa [Courtesy of Howard Riehl]. There is a similar crack on the opposite side. The sliding switches takes some getting used to. The outer edge of the light well serves only too well as a reference for the critical eye.

So what would be more natural then than sealing it up for good and fill it with, say, rubber? One of his accomplishments while at Machine Technology was a special balancing chuck US Patent – US A he designed to enable proper alignment for wafer manufacturing.

Easier, to be perfectly honest!

The sliders can be pushed to two positions each, obviously requiring the user to execute clever juxtapositions and sequences of slider movements in order to reach some of the more well-hidden functions of the watch. The battery is unnecessary to replace and used to store electricity and also power the watch in the dark. However the Synchronar due to its solar power was able to survive and has had one of the longest production runs in watchmaking history, available in one version or another up until With merely wet fingers, the friction between the steel cage and the fingertip makes it hard to slide the finger at all.


After all, the sliding magnet switch that used to sit behind that hole was done away with some twenty years ago. On or before Thu. I wrote this review back in Marchand Guy Ball was kind enough to publish it on his website http: For this reason, I found the following actions appropriate:.

No big surprise, it has none of the clever double or triple security locks that are common on better watches of today. Read more about the condition.

Somewhat disappointingly, the Synchronar does not even pass 1 VLoP. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. So, if you are timing a long time event, and have switched back to chronometer mode sycnhronar the chronograph still running, of courseand happen to decide that you would like to activate the ET-flasher, you must do the following:.

After a long time of complete absence from the high status market segment, the time is certainly ripe for a comeback of digital watches. The synxhronar total number of Synchronar wristwatches produced is not known.


I think the Synchronar has the potential to battle adversaries of this calibre. The Mark II model had additional features that included a digital frequency synthesizer which increased its accuracy the frequency could be adjusted by the user with magnets. Riehl In adulthood Riehl became a self-taught engineer who was able to visualize and conceptualize new electronic devices, and possessed the uncanny ability to design and invent them without a synchroonar engineering education.


This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. This means that this feature certainly will not work in the states.

There are some exceptions. Back to home page. No big wonder, the box probably is from the late seventies.

These tests were confirmed by two independent laboratories copies of actual test reports were available upon request. It would be equally nice to be able to see sycnhronar from chronograph mode. That particular switch is used, among other things, for starting and stopping the chronograph. By continuing to synchrlnar this website, you agree to their use.

Riehl managed to continue with production of the Synchronar peak production was inbut the quantities that sycnhronar produced after steadily declined. Except for the text on the big metal stickers, the innermost looks just like vintage Synchronar boxes.

Thanks to their small size, and solidity in many cases, they can take a lot of pressure without further modification. Starting in the s Riehl was working on a new Synchronar design, the Mark V, and was planning to complete and release it in Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time.

The original review follows below the line: The bracelet certainly has the looks to match the watch. Embedded in a second, thicker, layer of Styrofoam digits there was, finally, a black, vinyl-covered cardboard box containing the actual solr box. It had been trimmed down by hand tools—how is that for hand-made, eh? At age 16 he designed and assembled an electronic football field scoreboard that was made from junk and discarded parts that included old electric train transformers, six soup synchronqr, damper motors from heat control systems, wire from coin machines and a curtain rod.

This is used for first and second time-zone, alarm time, chronograph time and split time.