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ITEM#: 12986389This Timex 'Core Digital Compass' watch for men features easy to use 24-hour countdown timer and a daily alarm. With a compass directional ring and Indigo nightlight for low light conditions, this watch works great in the office or on the outdoors.
- Case: Brown resin
- Caseback: Stainless steel snap-down
- Bezel: Silvertone resin
- Dial: Digital
- Digital compass
- Bearings based on 16 cardinal points
- Compass directional ring
- Easy to adjust declination angle
- 100-hour chronograph with lap and split option
- Easy to use 24-hour countdown timer
- Daily alarm
- Indigo nightlight
- Strap: Brown/green, leather/nylon
- Crystal: Acrylic
- Movement: Quartz
- Water resistance: 10 ATM/100 meters/330 feet
- Case measurements: 43 mm wide x 43 mm long x 12.2 mm thick
- Strap measurements: 43 mm wide x 8 inches long
- Box measurements: 2.5 inches wide x 3.5 inches long x 3 inches high
- Model number: T77862
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All measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed dimensions.
Men's watch bands can be sized to fit 7.5-inch to 8.5-inch wrists.
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|Material||Leather Nylon Stainless Steel|
|Type||Chronograph Digital Outdoor & Training Sport|
|Water Resistance Depth||100 Meters|
|Dial Window Material||Acrylic|
|Product Features||Alarm Roman Numeral Face Second Timekeeping Water Resistant|
|Strap Width||Over 38mm Strap|
|Dimensions||8.5" x 3.9" x 4.3"|
|Warranty||1 year Limited Manufacturer|
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This is what I wanted and I am happy with the product.Read More
The watch itself is ok, but the compass is not as accurate as a traditional compass.Read More
Good quality, nice compass feature and easy to read.Read More
For the price, this watch is spectacular. The options that are offered for just a watch is pretty cool.Read More
Purchased for construction work. Taking a licking & still tickingRead More
I will be looking for a better watch! It is not what I thought it would be,It hard to read in the dark and the compass takes to long to catch up to the direction you are going!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Read More
I bought the watch for 3 reasons: 1) Stopwatch features for running, 2) Compass, & 3) Stylish look. I'm disappointed with 2 out of the 3 features. 1. The stopwatch features are great! They suit my needs at present. However, the split times do me little good because there doesn't seem to be a way to retrieve earlier split times at the end of a run/race. 2. The compass direction never seems to be accurate. This is disappointing because other reviewers gave positive reviews about this feature. Only one reviewer mentioned it took some time for the compass to "catch up" with the current position. 3. My BIGGEST disappointment is with the LOOK: The brown plastic looks cheap, and the leather on the strap also looks cheap (bonded leather instead of quality leather). From a distance, it still looks great, but still disappointed. Finally, after wearing the watch for about 2 weeks and a couple of times in the water, the silver coating on the directional dial is starting to come off. Overall, I would NOT recommend this watch to others, except perhaps for a teenager just starting out.Read More
Recevied watch 2 weeks ago. The band is to short and the light level is too low for reading at night. I had high hopes but was disapointed.Read More
Questions & Answers
Thank you for your question. Here is a link to the instructions. Please read "DECLINATION ANGLE" and then "COMPASS CALIBRATION". http://www.timex.com/sites/default/files/product_manual/W215_M179_NA_EN.pdf To zoom in on this you just hold down the CTRL key and scroll on your mouse.
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