What is a Wave Ceptor watch?
The Wave Ceptor series (stylized as WAVE CEPTOR or WaveCeptor) is a line of radio-controlled watches by Casio. Wave Ceptor watches synchronise with radio time signals broadcast by various government time services around the world.
Is the Casio Wave Ceptor waterproof?
Self Adjusting Atomic Timekeeping performance in Multi-task 200M Water Resistant case.
Do atomic watches need batteries?
An atomic watch can be battery or solar powered. Since the watches usually have no stem for manually setting the time, after a battery change they will not display the proper time until receiving its daily update signal.
What is a multiband watch?
If you have a Multiband 6 watch and travel it should sync with the perfect time most anywhere. The actual definition of Multiband 6 is that is the number of transmitters that the watch can receive from. There are six such transmitters.
Do atomic clocks wear out?
A 1959 model managed to keep time with an error of one second per 2,000 years, and by 1964, the clocks had become so precise that it took 6,000 years for them to lose or gain a second. Today a state-of-the-art atomic clock would be off by just one second after 6 million years of use [source: Sciencemuseum.org.uk].
Do atomic watches work in Australia?
Apple users can download the Emerald Chronometer app which maintains atomic time from GPS signals. Your iPhone does not synchronize the same as your computer, which uses NTP. With these options buying an A-T watch in Australia is still justifiable and still great for the travelers and lovers of accurate timepieces.
What is a Gshock Multiband?
Terrestrial radio wave reception from 6 transmission stations worldwide. Automatic time correction available in Japan, North America, UK, Europe and China. — Reception is possible even when surrounded by buildings. — Signals are received during the night to keep the displayed time exact.