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Just came up with +358 seconds per day!!! Not sure what happened there :wacko: Will retry....

 

That is strange indeed. Please retry and let me know. Are you sure you correctly inputed the time and also used the 24 hours format ? Thanks !

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Marc,

 

1st question: Is there a way of storing the results to record & monitor performance measurement over time? (Apols, it's not obvious to me)

2nd question: I messed up my first 12hr measure, but my next two have given me +3.9 and then + 1.9 ; with that variance, I suspect the 12hr gap may not be large enough for my competence level, what is the maximum interval between measurements?

 

Thanks

 

Hi again Brown dog (cool name by the way :D )

 

1) Results are stored in our system, we are working on providing a cool display and when it'll be done on our side, we will inform our users !

2) There is no maximal interval between the two synchronization. As long as your watch keeps running, you're fine ! Actually, the more your wait, the more precise it'll be !

 

Let me know if you have any other questions and thanks for your feedback :)

Marc

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Hi again Brown dog (cool name by the way :D )

 

1) Results are stored in our system, we are working on providing a cool display and when it'll be done on our side, we will inform our users !

2) There is no maximal interval between the two synchronization. As long as your watch keeps running, you're fine ! Actually, the more your wait, the more precise it'll be !

 

Let me know if you have any other questions and thanks for your feedback :)

Marc

 

Thanks Marc! :) I'm sure my trouble to date has been 'finger trouble' - I'll keep trying.

 

A graphical (as well as tabular) representation would be neat - with the ability to delete errant data points (such as my +358!)

 

(I thought all Swiss men were riflemen?! :) (did a military competition out of Neuchâtel many years ago, I seem to remember that just about every village we passed through had its own rifle range!))

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Thanks Marc! :) I'm sure my trouble to date has been 'finger trouble' - I'll keep trying.

 

A graphical (as well as tabular) representation would be neat - with the ability to delete errant data points (such as my +358!)

 

(I thought all Swiss men were riflemen?! :) (did a military competition out of Neuchâtel many years ago, I seem to remember that just about every village we passed through had its own rifle range!))

 

Actually I'm French, not Swiss, I moved to Switzerland so that I could work for the watch industry and I'm nuts about watches ! But it's true that there a lot of rifle range :)

 

Thanks for your input ;)

 

Have a great Sunday,

 

Marc

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Well, on the hunt for perfect time, I slowly remembered that gps time will be the most accurate available (remembered this when watching time.is simultaneously on 2 different devices and seeing the time vary by up to a second between the two - internet latency)....so downloaded the Gps checker app.

 

After 5 days, my watch is on +2.2 sec per day. Toolwatch gave me +1.9 to +2.1. I'd call that a match :)

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Well, on the hunt for perfect time, I slowly remembered that gps time will be the most accurate available (remembered this when watching time.is simultaneously on 2 different devices and seeing the time vary by up to a second between the two - internet latency)....so downloaded the Gps checker app.

 

After 5 days, my watch is on +2.2 sec per day. Toolwatch gave me +1.9 to +2.1. I'd call that a match :)

 

So in real terms a minute per month accuracy or 12 minutes per year, which will actually be a max of 6 minutes error at any one point in 'time' - good enough fo me

 

Re. GPS, timestamp - i'll go ask our 'naviguessers' about this?

 

After reading all this I'll go and check my watch. :)

 

T

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Matt - misunderstanding here, I was going to ask our guys about your 1 second difference, I'm reasonably conversant with GPS, rgps, dgps, gps gyros etc. I just had this memory of 1PPS updates re GPS strings which would explain your 1second difference in computer times.

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This I clearly getting too hi tech for me.....

 

From the recommendation above I have been playing with the Watch Accuracy app and if i'm reading correctly it just gave me 0.1 seconds per day accuracy on my Sea Dweller. I very much doubt that is true or repeatable but I'll quit while I'm ahead!!!

 

Tony

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Matt - misunderstanding here, I was going to ask our guys about your 1 second difference, I'm reasonably conversant with GPS, rgps, dgps, gps gyros etc. I just had this memory of 1PPS updates re GPS strings which would explain your 1second difference in computer times.

 

? Don't think internet time is derived from gps - and I think internet latency comes from varied processing times and varying miles of electric string.

 

This I clearly getting too hi tech for me.....

 

From the recommendation above I have been playing with the Watch Accuracy app and if i'm reading correctly it just gave me 0.1 seconds per day accuracy on my Sea Dweller. I very much doubt that is true or repeatable but I'll quit while I'm ahead!!!

 

Tony

 

:lol: Good call! (New style Sea Dweller or 'classic'?)

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The Emerald Time app solves the latency problem.

 

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Can also apply to those whom have an interest in cars.

 

I have the following:

 

Rolex Sea Dweller

Heuer Carrera

Omega - military 1942

CWC - 1977

Hamilton - 1974

 

 

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? Don't think internet time is derived from gps - and I think internet latency comes from varied processing times and varying miles of electric string.

 

 

 

:lol: Good call! (New style Sea Dweller or 'classic'?)

 

 

New one. In started of looking for an older model but really liked the ceramic bezel. Found one in duty free on a trip.

 

 

Tony

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Did you get it mate?

Ive been on holiday in Devon and just got back this morning. Will be having a look tonight and hopefully get one ordered!

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New one. In started of looking for an older model but really liked the ceramic bezel. Found one in duty free on a trip.

Tony

It's a big watch - I imagine the fact that you're roughly 9ft tall means you can carry it off, on me it looked like a housebrick on a strap!

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It's a big watch - I imagine the fact that you're roughly 9ft tall means you can carry it off, on me it looked like a housebrick on a strap!

It's not too large compared to say a Sub or a GMT, just a little thicker. I did try a Deep Sea at the same time and it just looked comical.

 

I have a few other watches but it has turned into a favourite although I'm just as likely to wear a beaten up Suunto or a 1980s Citizen Aqualand as the more expensive ones. I do fancy a Traser as a beater too......

 

"Old eyes" make me reach for the simpler dial watches :-(

 

It's time for laser surgery I think, reading glasses are p1ssing me off!

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Anyone here have a Nite Watch?

I have an MX10 model in full stainless. It's Quartz and keeps excellent time. Since I bought it 11 months ago I hardly wear my Longines dress watch. My Nite is a tool, I don't mind scratching the bracelet as I'm sure it'll polish out with wet & dry. The illumination is absolutely fantastic and it's codified too.10% discount for MoD.

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I've worn GTLS watches, predominantly Traser, since about 2000. They're good, but definitely 'consumable' - I've broken 2 (on one, one of the plastic case lugs broke, on another, the second hand fell off under repeated 12bore recoil!). In the 'spare' drawer now, I have a Luminox mid-size diver and an MWC GTLS. The Luminox has probably been the best of the lot, but, for me, the problem with it - and most of the GTLS watches (less the MWC) is that they squarely hit every branch when they fell out of the fugly tree - they have to be amongst the least aesthetic watches available.

(Actually, that's not true, the utter utter fugliest watches on the planet have to be Patek Phillipe!)

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I quite like the look of the Nite Icon, especially the T100 version. I have been eyeing one of these for those long winter evening drives on the motorway.

 

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Look at the one on the right - the most amazing illum markers.....but piddly little hands.

I think they do it to annoy me!

 

(There was, for a time, a Luminox that looked a lot like a sub. Sadly, they're rocking horse poo, they went back to fugly as soon as they realised they'd created something aesthetic!)

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I quite like the look of the Nite Icon, especially the T100 version. I have been eyeing one of these for those long winter evening drives on the motorway.T100-vs-T25.jpg

We've just been down to Nice for a week. I drove through the night on the Autoroute; my son commented on the luminosity of my watch. I also like the fact that the strap is screw fixed to the case, and that appart from the Swiss quartz movement it British made in Christchurch.

I wear the thing 24/7 and if I wake in the night I can always read the time, unlike my auto dimming DAB clock radio for which I now need to wear my reading glasses to distinguish the numbers in the dead of night.

 

My MX10 has withstood heavy sessions of axe usage whilst splitting a pile of logs for the wood burner and where others have fallen apart this remains intact!

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Funny we've had a few comments on recoil and vibration (axe).

Trying to remember which watch it was that I once had. It was only relatively cheap but worked fine and fitted the bill...... until I went shooting a few targets!

I didn't get it to start with but then realised the thing was useless under the influence of recoil. I ended up donating it to one of my sons so as to avoid smashing it with frustration.

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The ceramic bezels are lovely and well worth having, my crystal is scratched in places but the bezel totally unmarked, very tough stuff although there are a few people out there who have managed to "chip" them quite badly. Fairly expensive to replace especially considering the inlays are platinum.

Love the Glidelock on the deepsea/new sea-dweller 4k, a fantastic feature that's been perfectly executed. Must be the best bracelet system out there! :wub:

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The ceramic bezels are lovely and well worth having, my crystal is scratched in places but the bezel totally unmarked, very tough stuff although there are a few people out there who have managed to "chip" them quite badly. Fairly expensive to replace especially considering the inlays are platinum.

Love the Glidelock on the deepsea/new sea-dweller 4k, a fantastic feature that's been perfectly executed. Must be the best bracelet system out there! :wub:

 

I know it's horses for courses, but I just can't bring myself to like the new fat lug design on any of their sport watches - I'm definitely a 5 digit serial fan, the six digit just don't 'do it' for me.

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