Casio Edifice ECB-10 — Personal Schedule Management & Bluetooth

*ECB-10DC-3A – Updated October 2021 color!

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Official ECB-10 Series Description. EDIFICE, the high-performance metal watch created under the concept of “Speed and Intelligence,” announces the new ECB-10 lineup of timepieces that link with your smartphone for highly accurate timekeeping, personal schedule management, and automatic adjustment of their time zone setting in accordance with your current location.
ECB-10 Series timepieces were developed in consultation with racing team members. They use Bluetooth® to link with a smartphone for minute-by-minute coordination of daily schedules among team members, and Auto Time Zone updating that ensures timekeeping is current and accurate no matter where in the world you happen to be.
A new Schedule Timer feature links with a phone’s calendar app*1 and shows appointment start times and end times on the watch display. You can even configure settings to have an alarm sound to alert you to start times and end times.
The basic face design of this model incorporates an eight-sided bezel and four screws, which give it an image of a professional racing car maintenance tool and an impressive mechanical feel. The face has horizontal lines that create the impression of a racing car streaking around a track at high speeds.


Quick Content Guide

  1. Japanese approaches to Beautiful and Functional Watches in ECB-10! *the most distinctive features in details
  2. General information about the watch *year of first release, model range etc.
  3. Edifice ECB-10 Display Guide *for key functions only
  4. Feedback from Users *anonymous from different sources
  5. ECB-10 Model Range *in different colors and bands
  6. The most distinctive specs *from our Editorial point of view
  7. Other Edifice ECB Watches *similar by price and functions but different by cases
  8. Official ECB-10 Video *only from Casio Company
  9. Edifice ECB-10 on the wrist! *only images and only on the wrist
  10. Official ECB-10 Specs *all details and for base version ECB-10DB-1A
  11. ECB-10 Comparison Table *with similar Edifice Watches

Enjoy Japanese approaches to Beautiful and Functional Watches!

Speed & Intelligence. Technologies continue to advance, with EDIFICE leading the way. This multi-function chronograph from CASIO is actively forwarding the evolution of electronic technologies. EDIFICE combines a fusion of dynamic forms with elaborate face designs, and provides leading-edge, accompanied by uniquely original expressions produced by the movements of various hands. These features are transporting the chronograph into new realms, and unlocking the hidden possibilities they contain. EDIFICE, the watch that recognises the value of speed and time, for people who live in the moment!

EDIFICE Design. Bold, fascinating forms and fine details, combined with simple styling that brings out the essence of metal, give birth to products with clearly designed identities.

Drawing and modeling. A prototype is produced based on a sketch using CAD and a 3D printer. A bold design concept takes shape.

Forged stainless-steel case. After forging and heat treatment of the stainless-steel material, precision machining is conducted to complete the boldly designed case form.

Polished finishing. Polish finishing by the hands of skilled craftsmen produces beautiful mirror surfaces on the forge-cast stainless-steel case.

Smartphone Link. Linking the watch to a smartphone provides access to the correct time, not only in the current location but over 300 cities around the world. Alarm setting and control over various other functions from the smartphone enhance operability to an unprecedented high level.

LED Light (Super Illuminator). A high-brightness LED illuminates the dial with bright light to improve visibility remarkably at night and in dimly lit environments.

Dual Dial World Time. A dial on the face of the watch always shows the current time in another zone whenever you need it. A sub-dial also indicates a.m. or p.m. at a glance. You can use the smartphone app to select from among 300 cities.

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General Information

Price230$  *average Amazon Price, we may earn commission from purchases
Year of First Release2020
Model RangeSMARTPHONE LINK
Battery Type CR2016 (Edifice Batteries)
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Manual5618 (official)

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Edifice ECB-10 Display Guide *for key functions only. For you to know how it works))

General Guide

  1. Displayed while the watch is indicating summer time
  2. Flashes while the watch’s hands are shifted for easier reading
  3. Displayed while Auto Light is enabled
  4. Displayed while the Airplane Mode is enabled
  5. Displayed during p.m. times while 12-hour timekeeping is being used
  6. Displayed while there is connection between the watch and a phone.
  7. In the World Time Mode, the mode hand points to [WT]
  8. In the Alarm Mode, the mode hand points to [AL]
  9. Displayed while an alarm is turned on
  10. Displayed while the hourly time signal is enabled
  11. Mode hand movement depends on the current watch mode.

Shifting the Hands

  1. While holding down (A), press (C).
    – This will shift the analog hands to allow easy viewing of display information.
  2. To return the hands to their normal timekeeping positions, hold down (A) as you press (C) again, or press (C) to change to another mode.

Phone Finder

  1. If the watch is in any mode besides the Timekeeping Mode, hold down (C) for at least two seconds to enter the Timekeeping Mode.
  2. Hold down (D) for at least five seconds. The phone will sound a tone when it establishes a connection with the watch.
  3. Press any button to stop the tone.
    – You can press any watch button to stop the phone tone only during the first 30 seconds after it starts to sound.

World Time

  1. Enter the World Time Mode.
    After the currently selected World Time City name appears, the watch will display the current time in that city.
    – To display the World Time City name while in the World Time Mode, press (B).

Timer

  1. Enter the Timer Mode
  2. Use the operations below to perform a timer operation.
    – A beeper will sound for 10 seconds to let you know when the end of a countdown is reached.
    – To reset a paused countdown to the start time, press (B).
  3. Press any button to stop the tone.

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Feedback from users *accumulated information from our own comments and emails, forum threads, socials, reviews, etc.

PROs
+ convenient to check the time at night
+ Bluetooth function, auto super illuminator is convenient
+ it take a little time to get used to it

CONs
– heavy and thick
– the size balance is poor in the general band

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ECB-10 Model Range *may be updated

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The most distinctive specs of ECB-10 — Personal Schedule Management & Bluetooth
*Editorial
— Edifice Connected App
(you may manage all watch settings through your phone)
— Mobile link (Wireless linking using Bluetooth(R)) (for time sync with your phone data)
— Schedule Timer (A new Schedule Timer feature links with a phone’s calendar app*1 to display appointment start times and end times on the watch display and alert you to appointments with a watch alarm)
— 100-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)

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Official ECB-10 Video

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Other Edifice ECB Watches *similar by price and functions but different by cases

These are not all Edifice ECB Series. Here is a list of All Edifice ECB Watches →


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Edifice ECB-10 on the wrist!

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Official ECB-10 Specs / Features *for base version ECB-10DB-1A

  • Case / bezel material: Stainless steel
  • One-touch 3-fold Clasp
  • Stainless Steel Band
  • Mineral Glass
  • 100-meter water resistance
  • Double LED light
    LED light for the face (Auto LED light, Super illuminator, selectable illumination duration (1.5 seconds or 3 seconds), afterglow)
    LED backlight for the digital display (Auto LED light, Super illuminator, selectable illumination duration (1.5 seconds or 3 seconds), afterglow)
  • Mobile link (Wireless linking using Bluetooth®)
  • Flight mode
  • World time
    38 time zones (38 cities + coordinated universal time), daylight saving on/off, auto summer time (DST) switching, Home city/World time city swapping
  • 1/1000-second stopwatch
    Measuring capacity:
    00’00”000~59’59”999 (for the first 60 minutes)
    1:00’00”0~23:59’59”9 (after 60 minutes)
    Measuring unit:
    1/1000 second (for the first 60 minutes)
    1/10 second (after 60 minutes)
    Measuring modes: Elapsed time, lap time
  • Countdown timer
    Measuring unit: 1 second
    Countdown range: 24 hours
    Countdown start time setting range: 1 second to 24 hours (1-second increments, 1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)
  • 5 daily alarms
  • Hourly time signal
  • Hand shift feature (Hands move out of the way to provide an unobstructed view of digital display contents)
  • Full auto-calendar (to year 2099)
  • 12/24-hour format
  • Schedule beeper on/off
  • Button operation tone on/off
  • Date/month display swapping
  • Day display (days of the week selectable in six languages)
  • Regular timekeeping
    Analog: 2 hands (hour, minute (hand moves every 20 seconds)), 1 dial (linked to each mode)
    Digital: Hour, minute, second, pm, month, date, day
  • Accuracy: ±15 seconds per month (with no mobile link function)
  • Approx. battery life: 2 years on CR2016
  • Size of case : 51×48.5×12.5mm
  • Total weight : 167g

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ECB-10 Comparison Table with similar Edifice Watches


ECB-10

Price (Amazon)

Year of first Release

2019

2019

Accuracy

Bluetooth (via phone app)

Bluetooth (via phone app)

Bluetooth (via phone app)

SmartWatch Features

Edifice Connected App

Edifice Connected App

Edifice Connected App

Countdown timer

Measuring unit: 1 second
Countdown range: 24 hours
Countdown start time setting range: 1 second to 24 hours (1-second increments, 1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)

No

Measuring unit: 1/10 second
Countdown range: 24 hours
Countdown start time setting range: 1 second to 24 hours (1-second increments, 1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)

Dual time (World Time)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Light

Double LED light (Auto LED light, Super illuminator)

Neobrite

Double LED light (Auto LED light, Super illuminator)

Case / bezel material

Stainless steel

Stainless steel

Stainless steel

Glass

Mineral Glass

Sapphire Glass with non-reflective coating

Mineral Glass

Battery

2 years on CR2016

Solar powered CR2016

Solar powered CTL1616

Size (mm) *we consider 48.9×42.8×13.4 to be a traditional watch size (as in DW-5600). So you are to compare how far or close the watch is to this size

51×48.5×12.5

49.9×45.6×8.9

51.5×48×13.9

Full features (if you want to know more)

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Recent News about ECB-10 

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You ask, we answer…

What does Edifice Connected App in ECB-10 do?

You may manage all watch settings through your phone.

What is Mobile link in ECB-10?

Wireless linking using Bluetooth(R)) (for time sync with your phone data.

What does Schedule Timer in ECB-10 do?

A new Schedule Timer feature links with a phone’s calendar app*1 to display appointment start times and end times on the watch display and alert you to appointments with a watch alarm.

What does 100-meter water resistance in ECB-10 mean?

The watch is good for swimming but not for deep diving.


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1 year ago

Nice watch