Top Diving Watches

First introduced on the market in 1989 as sports watches, Luminox watches were later rebuilt to more rigorous specifications and adopted by the US Navy Seals to be their symbol. One of the most popular watches around today, the Seiko SKX173 has white hands and markers presented on a matte back dial. Whatever your time telling needs you’ll benefit from a Zodiac watch review.

The Barry and Richard later began to register the name Luminox, which translated in Latin means “light night” to emphasize the superlative illumination system utilized in the watch collection. If you are into diving, you need to have a watch that can withstand water resistance and pressure. More capable diving watches are offered too, like the impressive Invicta Subaqua Noma, that is a thick, chunky, metal diving watch, that features three sub-dials, two side-pusher button and screw-down crown, an over-sized case, rotating bezel and the ability to dive to a staggering 500 meters (1640 feet).


Citizen Men’s BJ8050-08E Eco-Drive Professional Diver Black Rubber Strap Watch


$243.54

Summary of Features:

During the last seventy-five years Citizen has expanded its business throughout the world and has achieved recognition as the global brand. The past twenty-five year period has coincided with the company�s dramatic rise to its current position as the world�s largest watchmaker, a distinction Citizen has held every year since 1986.
Beyond sheer size, Citizen is also recognized as a worldwide leader in advanced technology. From the world�s slimmest LCD watch to the first voice recognition watch and the world�s first professional dive watch with an electronic depth sensor, Citizen�s record of “world�s firsts” is unmatched.
More recently, Citizen has staked out a new position as the leader in timekeeping with its Eco-Drives watches that are light powered. With models ranging from dress models to sports models to professional dive watches, Citizen Eco-Drive runs continuously in any kind of natural or artificial light for a lifetime of use. Fueled by light, it never needs a battery.

Features include:

 

  • 3 day; Quick start ability; charge time from stop state to max charge:.
  • at three o’clock; large luminous hands and hour markers for easy readability.
  • both in and out of water; screw-back case and screw-down crown.
  • Durable, curved extra-thick (6mm) non-reflective.
  • extender.
  • Incandescent Light – 105 hrs, Outdoors, Cloudy (10,000 Lux) – 33 hrs,.
  • Japanese-quartz movement; charges in natural sunlight or indoor.
  • light.
  • Light powered Eco-Drive Caliber B873.
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  • Max power reserve: 180 days; low charge warning:.
  • mineral crystal; case diameter: 48 mm; for mixed-gas diving; unidirectional.
  • Outdoors, Sunny (100,000 Lux) – 9 hrs.
  • rotating time-elapsed bezel; Reinforced urethane rubber strap with diving.
  • Stainless-steel case; black dial; date function.
  • Water-resistant to 984 feet (300.

 


Seiko Men’s SNE107 Solar Dive Watch


$189.99

From Humble beginnings, Kintaro Hattori�s Vision for Seiko has become reality. A consuming passion for excellence – imprinted in our Corporate DNA passed from generation to generation. Seiko, for 125 years committed to the art and science of time.
A culture of innovation connects a 19th century Tokyo clock shop with 20th century advances in timekeeping to an extraordinary 21st century “quiet revolution.” Continually driven by dedication and passion, established a multitude of world�s first technologies� transforming the principles of timekeeping.
The first quartz wristwatch � changed the history of time.
The first Kinetic � marked a new era in quartz watch technology.
In 1969, Seiko Astron, the first quartz wristwatch – was introduced.
In an instant, Seiko exponentially improved the accuracy of wristwatches �And Seiko technology firmly established today�s standard in Olympic and sports timing.
1984, another celebrated first � Kinetic Technology � powered by body movement.
Kinetic � a quartz mechanism with unparalleled accuracy �the driving force behind more world�s firsts.
Kinetic Chronograph � the next generation of high performance timekeeping.
Kinetic Auto Relay � automatically resets to the correct time.
Kinetic Perpetual – combining the date perfect technology of perpetual calendar with the genius of Kinetic Auto Relay.
And now Kinetic Direct Drive � move, and the watch is powered automatically. Or hand wind it and see the power you are generating in real time.
In the realm of fine watches, time is measured by Seiko innovation � A heritage of dedication to the art and science of time.

Seiko SNE107 Dive Watch is water – resistant up to 200 meters below surface! Going down deep? This heavy-duty Seiko Dive Watch is not only waterproof, it stands up to enormous pressure up to 200 meters below the water! Great for deep-sea dives, snorkeling, or simply giving you the assurance that in rain or recreational swimming, this baby won’t miss a beat. Silver tone stainless steel bracelet, black dial; Convenient push-button deployment clasp; Luminous hands and hour markers; Day and date display at the third hour; Scratch-resistant Hardlex crystal protects the case; Solar powered quartz movement collects available light to store power.; Get yours, right here! Seiko SNE107 Dive Watch

Features include:

 

  • battery required.
  • Case diameter: 42 mm.
  • Durable hardlex crystal protects watch from.
  • Quartz movement.
  • scratches,.
  • Solar; Quartz movement keeps accurate time, no.
  • Stainless-Steel Case Watch.
  • Water-resistant to 200 M (660 feet).

 


Invicta Men’s 6983 Pro Diver Collection Chronograph Blue Dial Black Polyurethane Watch


$145.40

Plunge into any horizon using the steadfast guidance of the Invicta Pro Diver. Stylishly classic, internal workings are forged with variations of either Swiss chronograph or 21-jewel automatic movements and willingly navigate in depths up to 300 meters. Built with confident prowess, the fortitude with which these timepieces function makes the Pro Diver the quintessential in performance.

With its most inspired creations yet, Invicta demonstrates its technical and design prowess, offering timepieces of style for extreme value.
“We have long held firm to the belief that supremely crafted timepieces can be offered for extremely modest sums. It is the founding principle of our flagship and the radical notion that still drives us today. By being true to our convictions, we will continue to turn the balance of power, and deliver true Swiss luxury to anyone who desires it. Let all those who possess our timepieces and pass through our doors witness the quality, value and care in every piece we create, and the spirit of never-ending possibilities in everything we do.”
These are the words that greet visitors and motivate team members inside the Invicta Watch Group’s new worldwide headquarters. Emblazoned in stainless steel, it has been the Invicta message since Day One.
With each new timepiece, the company sends up a flare for those looking to be defined not by how much they spend, but how wisely they spend. With its strong collections, the gutsy Swiss brand is guaranteed to keep attracting followers.
The art of the craft. Inside an Invicta Workshop
It takes years of training and a great deal of pride to achieve glorious Swiss timepieces by hand. But it takes guts and the courage of your convictions to make those timepieces affordable for everyone who appreciates them.
At our Swiss workshops, we mix time-honored traditions with a little bit of horse sense every single day to produce the greatest values in the watch-making world.

Features include:

 

  • 18k gold plated stainless steel case; black polyurethane strap.
  • and 1/10 of a second subdials; date function.
  • Blue sunray dial with gold-tone hands and dot.
  • Chronograph functions with 60 second, 30 minute.
  • Durable mineral crystal; brushed and polished.
  • hour markers; luminous; blue 18k gold-plated unidirectional bezel.
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  • Precise Swiss-quartz movement.
  • Water-resistant to 330 feet (100.

 


Orient Men’s CEM65001B "Black Mako" Automatic Dive Watch


$124.99

With its roots dating back to 1901, Orient Watch has specialized in the manufacture and growth of mechanical timepieces. Since 1950, Orient has been at the forefront of the production of mechanical watches in Japan. When it comes to watchmaking, Orient does not have an obscure history: Orient has been producing mechanical watches for more than 60 years. It is one of the top three watch manufacturers from Japan and produces 2 million watches per year. Frankly, it may be the biggest watch brand you�ve never heard of. All of Orient�s movements are exclusively made in Japan and no iteration in manufacturing is outsourced. The implicit value of possessing an Orient watch is that the only way to enjoy its tremendous quality is through ownership.

Orient prides itself on the premise that its timepieces are a �watchmaker�s watch�– a no frills mechanical watch that is robust and trustworthy.
As an in-house movement producer, Orient joins a short list of watch companies that actually manufacture their movements in-house and exclusively for their own use. In the industry, it is highly uncommon that a company produces their own movements in-house, and by doing so Orient Watch can ensure that the quality of their wristwatches are held to the highest standards� Orient�s watches have often been lauded for their rich styling, dependability, and tremendous value.

Features include:

 

  • Date window at three o’clock.
  • designed with a sleek black dial.
  • Enjoy the classic appeal of an automatic.
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  • position.
  • Powered automatically with the movement of the.
  • Protective mineral crystal dial.
  • timepiece with this Orient watch, constructed in polished stainless steel and.
  • Water-resistant to 200 m (660.
  • wearer’s arm, this watch functions without a battery.
  • window.

 


Seiko Men’s SKA371 Kinetic Dive Silver-Tone Watch


$218.00

From Humble beginnings, Kintaro Hattori�s Vision for Seiko has become reality. A consuming passion for excellence – imprinted in our Corporate DNA passed from generation to generation. Seiko, for 125 years committed to the art and science of time.
A culture of innovation connects a 19th century Tokyo clock shop with 20th century advances in timekeeping to an extraordinary 21st century “quiet revolution.” Continually driven by dedication and passion, established a multitude of world�s first technologies� transforming the principles of timekeeping.
The first quartz wristwatch � changed the history of time.
The first Kinetic � marked a new era in quartz watch technology.
In 1969, Seiko Astron, the first quartz wristwatch – was introduced.
In an instant, Seiko exponentially improved the accuracy of wristwatches �And Seiko technology firmly established today�s standard in Olympic and sports timing.
1984, another celebrated first � Kinetic Technology � powered by body movement.
Kinetic � a quartz mechanism with unparalleled accuracy �the driving force behind more world�s firsts.
Kinetic Chronograph � the next generation of high performance timekeeping.
Kinetic Auto Relay � automatically resets to the correct time.
Kinetic Perpetual – combining the date perfect technology of perpetual calendar with the genius of Kinetic Auto Relay.
And now Kinetic Direct Drive � move, and the watch is powered automatically. Or hand wind it and see the power you are generating in real time.
In the realm of fine watches, time is measured by Seiko innovation � A heritage of dedication to the art and science of time.

Features include:

 

  • Case diameter: 42 mm.
  • function.
  • Kinetic movement; functions without a battery;.
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  • powers Kinetically with the movement of your arm.
  • scratches.
  • Stainless steel case; black dial; date.
  • Strong Hardlex crystal protects dial from.
  • Water resistant up to 660 feet (200.

 


Invicta Men’s 3044 Stainless Steel Grand Diver Automatic Watch


$113.47

Automatic WatchesAutomatic watches do not operate on batteries. Automatic watches are made up of about 130 or more parts that work together to tell time. Automatic movements mark the passage of time by a series of gear mechanisms, and are wound by the movement of your wrist as you wear it. The gear train then transmits the power to the escapement, which distributes the impulses, turning the balance wheel. The balance wheel is the time regulating organ of a mechanical watch, which vibrates on a spiral hairspring. Lengthening or shortening the balance spring makes the balance wheel go faster or slower to advance or retard the watch. The travel of the balance wheel from one extreme to the other and back again is called oscillation. Lastly, automatic movements come in different types, including movements that are Swiss-made, Japanese-made, and more.Also referred to as self-winding, watches with automatic movements utilize kinetic energy, the swinging of your arm, to provide energy to an oscillating rotor to keep the watch ticking. They’re considered more satisfying to watch collectors (horologists) because of the engineering artistry that goes into the hundreds of parts that make up the movement. If you do not wear an automatic watch consistently (for about 8 to 12 hours a day), you can keep the watch powered with a watch winder (a great gift for collectors).

About Invicta Latin for “invincible,” Invicta was founded in La Chaux-de-fonds, Switzerland in 1837 by Raphael Picard, who believed that fine Swiss timepieces could be offered at modest prices. For more than a century, the company has created distinctive manual and automatic-winding pieces. In 1991, descendants of the Picard family reaffirmed the company’s founding principle, and the invigorated Invicta has been growing ever since with one of the most widely diverse collections of precise Swiss timepieces on the market.

With its most inspired creations yet, Invicta demonstrates its technical and design prowess, offering timepieces of style for extreme value.
“We have long held firm to the belief that supremely crafted timepieces can be offered for extremely modest sums. It is the founding principle of our flagship and the radical notion that still drives us today. By being true to our convictions, we will continue to turn the balance of power, and deliver true Swiss luxury to anyone who desires it. Let all those who possess our timepieces and pass through our doors witness the quality, value and care in every piece we create, and the spirit of never-ending possibilities in everything we do.”
These are the words that greet visitors and motivate team members inside the Invicta Watch Group’s new worldwide headquarters. Emblazoned in stainless steel, it has been the Invicta message since Day One.
With each new timepiece, the company sends up a flare for those looking to be defined not by how much they spend, but how wisely they spend. With its strong collections, the gutsy Swiss brand is guaranteed to keep attracting followers.
The art of the craft. Inside an Invicta Workshop
It takes years of training and a great deal of pride to achieve glorious Swiss timepieces by hand. But it takes guts and the courage of your convictions to make those timepieces affordable for everyone who appreciates them.
At our Swiss workshops, we mix time-honored traditions with a little bit of horse sense every single day to produce the greatest values in the watch-making world.

Features include:

 

  • arm.
  • Case diameter: 49 mm.
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  • function.
  • Mineral crystal.
  • Quality Japanese Automatic movement; Functions.
  • Stainless-steel case; Black dial; Date.
  • Water-resistant to 300 M (1000.
  • without a battery; Powers automatically with the movement of your.

 


Stuhrling Original Men’s 395.33U16 Aquadiver Regatta Champion Professional Diver Swiss Quartz Date Blue Bezel…


$59.31

Stuhrling Original�s Regatta Champion is a proud member of the Aquadiver Collection. This diver style timepiece features a solid stainless steel case with a unidirectional ratcheting bezel. The dial conveys a simple elegance with large Arabic numerals, baton indices, and a matte finish that makes it easy to read, even at depths of up to 200 meters! The Regatta Champion comes equipped with a solid stainless steel bracelet.
Krysterna Crystals
Krysterna is proprietary to St�hrling Original and refers to the crystals that are used in its timepieces. Krysterna stems from the eyewear industry and has more strength over a spread surface area than sapphire. Krysterna crystals are more scratch resistant than mineral crystals and more shatter resistant than sapphire crystals.

The Regatta Family is part of the Aquadiver Collection, which is inspired by the prestigious lifestyle of yacht racing. These bold and solid timepieces utilize solid stainless steel cases and bracelets coupled with unidirectional ratcheting bezels.
Summary of Features
� Movement: Swiss Quartz (Ronda 515)� Complications: Hours, Minutes, and Seconds with Quick Set Date� Dial: Matte Finish Dial� Hands: Sword-Style Hands
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With dedication to the heritage of watchmaking, St�hrling Original timepieces appeal to the most discriminating taste at reasonable prices. Through meticulous labor and rigorous testing, the vision of the St�hrling Original timepiece is brought to life inside our workshops, where �Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.�

Features include:

 

  • Blue matte finish dial with applied Luminous.
  • bracelet.
  • decorated case back.
  • filled Arabic numerals and markers.
  • Protective Krysterna crystal on front and.
  • Stainless steel round shaped case with blue.
  • Stainless steel triple row link.
  • unidirectional ratcheting bezel and screw down crown.
  • Water-resistant to 200 M (660 feet).

 


Bulova Men’s 98B131 Marine Star Black Dial Bracelet Watch


$159.50

In 1875, a young Czech immigrant named Joseph Bulova set up shop in New York City, and a legendary American watch brand was born. Bulova was trained as a jeweler, and his expertise carried over into his watchmaking career, which began around 1911 with boudoir clocks and pocket watches, and soon evolved to include what was then one of the latest and most fashionable technological innovations: the wristwatch.
Bulova introduced its first line of wristwatches in 1919. The company grew and prospered, and soon early radio and television ads were declaring, “America runs on Bulova time.” In the 1950s, continuing its legacy of innovation, Bulova introduced Accutron, the first electronic watch, and the first breakthrough in timekeeping technology in over 300 years. The Accutron timing mechanism was later adapted for use by NASA computers and a Bulova timer was even placed on the moon to control transmissions of data. Bulova timepieces have kept official time aboard Air Force One and have also served as official timepieces for U.S. Olympic teams.
Today, Bulova maintains its tradition of excellence in technology and design, offering a diverse collection of beautiful precision timepieces for every occasion.

Features include:

 

  • back.
  • Flat mineral crystal; pitched tapered baton.
  • hands with 2 section white luminous fill.
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  • Men’s marine star bracelet black dial; black and.
  • Stainless steel case and bracelet.
  • Unidirectional bezel ring, calendar, screw.
  • Water resistant to 660 feet (200.
  • white bezel ring.

 


Invicta Men’s 9312 Pro Diver Gold-Tone Stainless Steel Watch


$70.51

Screw Down Crowns: Many Invicta watches are equipped with a screw down crown to help prevent water infiltration. This is most common on our Diver models. In order to adjust the date and/or time on such a watch, you must first unscrew the crown before you can gently pull it out to its first or second click stop position. To do this, simply rotate the crown counterclockwise until it springs open. When you have finished setting the watch, the crown must then be pushed in and screwed back in tightly. Not doing so will cancel the water resistance of the watch and will void all warranties from the manufacturer. Overall, this process should not require a lot of effort or force.

Brushed/polished 23k gold plate stainless steel case and bracelet;Blue dial with luminous hands and markers;Sweep second hand;Date display with magnified window at 3:00 position;Blue unidirectional elapsed time bezel;Screw down case back and security crown;Water resistant to 200 meters;Mineral crystal;Swiss quartz movement

Features include:

 

  • 7 mm,Only push/pull type.
  • Case diameter: 39.
  • crown.
  • Durable mineral crystal.
  • function.
  • Gold-tone-stainless-steel case; blue dial; date.
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  • Precise Swiss-quartz movement.
  • Water-resistant to 660 feet (200.

 


Oris are much more than Carlos Costa diving watch and the Pro Diver. It is water resistant up to 200 meters (660 feet), and is very attractive in both aesthetics and in price. While a divers timepiece tends to cost more money, they are much tougher and durable and in many cases will last you a life time.

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Best Dive Watch Brands

Dive watches or Diver’s watches are watches that are especially designed for snorkelers, scuba divers and deep sea underwater divers. Most dive watches are water safe up to 200 to 300 meters; however, safe maximum water depths vary per watch brand and type. Most of the watch manufacturers that make sports watches, make dive watches too. Some of the best dive watches on the market today are made by popular watch companies such as Timex, Casio, Citizen and Seiko.

 

Seiko Dive Watches

Seiko offers numerous dive watches in a wide variety of styles. Seiko dive watches tend to be a bit more expensive than many of their leading competitors’ dive watches are; they range in price from $150 – $600. All of Seiko watches comes with a three year manufacturer’s warranty. All of Seiko dive watches are rated water resistant to 200 meters. Many Seiko dive watches feature double lock safety clasp, anti-glare scratch-resistant crystal and luminescent hands and hour markers for easy night time viewing. Most of Seiko dive watches have either a stainless steel, urethane or rubber watch strap and many are self winding so never require batteries.

 

Citizen Dive Watches

Citizen offers a huge variety of dive watches in an assortment of different styles and colours. Citizen dive watches range in price from $120 – $800 and come with a five year manufacturer’s warranty. Most of Citizen dive watches are rated water resistant to 200 meters and are powered by Eco-Drive movement so there is no battery to worry about or replace. Most of Citizen dive watches have luminous hands and hour points for easy night time viewing, and feature a scratch-resistant crystal.

 

Casio Dive Watches

Casio dive watches tend to be a little less expensive than many of the other popular brands of dive watches are. Casio dive watches range in price from $40-$300 and come with a one year manufactures warranty. Most of Casio dive watches are rated water resistant to 100 – 200 meters and some are solar powered. Casio dive watches feature luminous hands and hour points for easy night time viewing. Most of Casio dive watches come with either a rubber or stainless steel strap.

 

Timex Dive Watches

Timex is better known for its running watches than its diving watches; however, Timex offers some fantastic dive watches that can easily compete with their leading competitors. Timex dive watches are rated water resistant to 100 – 200 meters and come equipped with either an INDIGLO night-light or luminous hands and hour points for easy night time viewing. Timex dive watches can be purchased for as low as $40 to as high as $600, and come with an one year manufacturer’s warranty. Most Timex dive watches come with either a plastic or a stainless steel strap.

 

Swimming and diving enthusiasts have a lot of choices when it comes to purchasing a new dive watch. Finding the best dive watches on the market today may take a little research, but is well worth the effort. A good dive watch should give reliable trouble free service for years.

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Casio Sports and Dive Watches

Casio is one of the leading watch makers in the world. Casio offers a huge selection of sports watch for both men and women. Casio offers sports watches with a multitude of features and perks, ranging from solar powered, world map/time, 200 meter water resistant, low temperature resistant, 1/100th second stopwatch, lap memory, moon and tide graphs and so much more. There are far too many great Casio sport watches to list; however, they have a few new 2013 Casio watches that are worth taking a look at.

 

The Casio MRW200 Series

The new Casio MRW200-2BV features the classic styling of Casio’s traditional diver’s watch, but with a little added color to make it more fun and fashionable. This excellent analog watch retails for only $25 and features an easy to read 44.6mm face and a durable black resin watch band. The new Casio MRW200-2BV is rated water resistant to 100 meters, has a rotating bezel and has a day/date display. The new Casio MRW200-2BV is a simple watch that is easy to use, read and wear anywhere.

 

The Casio W735 series

The new Casio W735 series is a tough rugged looking digital sports watch that is perfect for hiking, jogging, swimming or just going to the movies. The Casio W735 series features a vibration alarm, a ten year battery, and super LED illumination for easy night time viewing. The W735 is rated water resistant to 100 meters, has a 1/100 second stopwatch and a full calendar. This solid watch has a resin band that is available in black, dark blue or grey. You can buy Casio sports watches W735 series for around $35 each.

 

The Casio Pro Trek PRG260-1

For those looking for a watch loaded with features, the new Casio Pro Trek PRG260-1 might be for you. This sturdy watch is solar powered and offers numerous features ranging from an altimeter, compass, barometer, thermometer, sunset and sunrise data, and a full auto calendar. This fantastic watch is rated water resistant to 100 meters, is low temperature resistant and has an EL Backlight with Afterglow for easy night time viewing. If that’s not enough, the Casio Pro Trek PRG260-1 also has a 1/100 second stopwatch, countdown timer, world times and a battery power indicator. This is one great Casio sport watch! The new Casio Pro Trek PRG260-1 has a resin band, comes in black and costs about $250.

 

The Casio G-Shock DW6900PL-1series

Want something beyond the basic black sport watch? The new Casio G-Shock DW6900PL-1 series has a brushed metallic dial and is available in fourteen colours ranging from white, bright pink, orange, red, yellow, blue and many more. The Casio G-Shock DW6900PL-1series is shock resistant and is excellent for divers as it is rated water resistant to 200 meters. You can buy Casio sport watches G-Shock DW6900PL-1 series for around $100.

 

No matter if you are looking for a sport watch that does it all or just does the basics, Casio is sure to have one that is perfect for your needs. Casio novelty black sport watches and all of Casio’s other great sport watches can be purchased for $15 – $300.

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