The measurement of time is a challenge, the man has always been investigated. Both scientific experiments and the high-performance sports require the technology from its highest. Chronographs are by no means only measuring instruments. From simple stopwatch, the chronograph has become a fashion object, which can be found in just about every fashion collection.
What is a chronograph?
Literally translated, the word means Chronograph “time writer”. With a chronograph is a clock, in which in addition to the actual movement, a stop mechanism installed. This mechanism is triggered by pressing a button and is on another dial (later there were up to three dials for hour, minute and second) to read. The related feature is the timing.
Characterized in that the separate stopwatch started, stopped, and can be put back, can be measured by time intervals up to one minute.
The special feature is that the mechanics of the stopwatch is running, regardless of the actual clock. Stop device and clock do not interfere.
During the first chronograph only had a crown to start and stop the timing function, which could later come up with two or three crowns, which were then covered with one of the named function.
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Each clock must be set in any way. Usually this is done manually by a wheel, which provides the time mechanically, or digital clock via knobs. It is easier with radio watches.
What are radio wristwatches?
Under radio watches is meant mostly quartz watches whose time is checked regularly and corrected if necessary. Radio receives the clock signal, which sends the time. This is compared with the current time of the clock and then repaired as needed. Not digital radio wristwatches have to built an engine that determines the clock faster than the actual speed, can make to the correct time. Due to advanced technology, the technical part will be very small, so there are radio watches in many colors, shapes and sizes.
History and Development
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Since there is Coordinated Universal Time, in many countries there is an institution that is mandated to determine the current time. In Germany for the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt in Braunschweig is responsible. Since 1977, the Institute shines the current time on the DCF77 on a frequency of 77.5 kHz. The time can be in the region received 2000 km around Mainflingen near Frankfurt, where the Institute. Initially, only big watches were able to receive the signal.
The Swiss company Magellan has announced the release of women’s wristwatch in 1521 Flowers, in which the traditional art of watchmaking is combined with innovative production technologies, radically different from the accepted industry standards.
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In the past, having a successful experience with Hawaiian by In4mation, Casio has presented joint projects. At this time, the company once again teamed up to produce new items – watches G-Shock GLX-150X-7JR.
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January 3, 1957 representatives of the American company Hamilton gathered in the lobby of Savoy Plaza Hotel in New York, the representatives of the press to provide them with a revolutionary new product – Watches Ventura. In addition to public attention attracted UNUSUAL FORM OF ASYMMETRIC CASE, it is also the world’s first electronic wristwatch that is powered by batteries.
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A world first from Germany are literal answers to the question “What time is it?”.
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Rolex Datejust II is presented for the first time at Baselworld 2012 in a version with all-steel bezel. This new model joins the Datejust II built in 2009 in Rolesor, nell’abbinamento steel and gold.
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Watches Space Discovery Limited Edition by Halda Watch Co Prize awarded Red Dot Design Award. This award is one of the most prestigious in the world of design, as well as clear evidence of recognition in the market – because design is an essential component of the popularity of wristwatches, as well as commercial success of the brand. Red Dot – a Nobel Prize in the world of design, an internationally recognized and is an indication of trends.
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After 28 years of management time by Chronoswiss Gerd-Rudiger Lang last year otoshol of business. Instead, he appointed himself Sigrun Schillings, Heinen and Charles Joseph Burgmayera. Today, the company left the Sigrun Schillings, Heinen – perhaps due to the fact that now in the process of purchasing a watch company Chronoswiss Swiss businessman.
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Watch new 2012 A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 combines the two classic complications and purposes as the tourbillon and perpetual calendar.
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