Casio Edifice EFR-556 — Multi Layered Dial with Stopwatch

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Official EFR-556 Series Description. Representative of the automotive industry Edifice with a multi-layer dial and an asymmetric design. Thanks to several separate “layers”, the dial seems to be deeper and more detailed, and large hands and marks are perfectly readable even in conditions of poor visibility. There is a stopwatch, for minutes and seconds of which there are two additional. window. The third shows the time in 24-hour format. The bezel with its characteristic protrusions fits perfectly into the concept of the male brutal design, and ion spraying protects its surface from minor scratches and scuffs. Water-resistant and screw-down case back – watches under reliable protection against ingress of moisture and small particles of dust.


Quick Content Guide

  1. Japanese approaches to Beautiful and Functional Watches in EFR-556! *the most distinctive features in details
  2. General information about the watch *year of first release, model range etc.
  3. Edifice EFR-556 Display Guide *for key functions only
  4. Feedback from Users *anonymous from different sources
  5. EFR-556 Model Range *in different colors and bands
  6. The most distinctive specs *from our Editorial point of view
  7. Other Edifice EFR Watches *similar by price and functions but different by cases
  8. Edifice EFR-556 on the wrist! *only images and only on the wrist
  9. Official EFR-556 Specs *all details and for base version EFR-556DB-1
  10. EFR-556 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.

Bold index. An edgy, striking large index is laid out on the dial. Robust modeling with straight lines and basic tones evokes a strong presence.

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.

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General Information

Price160$  *average Amazon Price, we may earn commission from purchases
Year of First Release2017
Model RangeSTANDARD ANALOG
Battery Type SR920SW (Edifice Batteries)
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Manual5451 (official)

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Edifice EFR-556 Display Guide *for key functions only. For you to know how it works))

Crown Operations

Some water-resistant models (10BAR, 20BAR) have a screw-in crown. When you need to perform a crown operation, rotate it towards you to unscrew it. Then pull the crown out. Avoid applying undue force when pulling.

Stopwatch

The stopwatch measures elapsed time in 1-second increments up to 29 minutes, 59 seconds.
Important!
– Do not operate the stopwatch with the crown pulled out.

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

PROs
+ surprisingly easy to correct the hour
+ a brilliant watch for a reasonable price
+ perfect timekeeping
+ great price

CONs
– is very dull looking and the band is really cheap
– quite big, heavy
– after a couple of weeks some of the paint has dropped out of one of the recessed numbers on the bezel

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EFR-556 Model Range *may be updated

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The most distinctive specs of EFR-556 — Multi Layered Dial with Stopwatch
*Editorial
— 100-meter water resistance
(good for swimming but not for deep diving)
— Stopwatch (Measuring capacity: 29’59; Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times)
— Multi layered dial (information on the dial is placed in several layers for cool and 3D look)
— Date display (adjustable, 31 days or easy manual correction)

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

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


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Edifice EFR-556 on the wrist!

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Official EFR-556 Specs / Features *for base version EFR-556DB-1

  • Case / bezel material: Stainless steel
  • One-touch 3-fold Clasp
  • Stainless Steel Band
  • Mineral Glass
  • Screw Lock Back
  • 100-meter water resistance
  • 1-second stopwatch
    Measuring capacity: 29’59
    Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times
  • Date display
  • Regular timekeeping
    Analog: 3 hands (hour, minute, second)
    3 dials (stopwatch minutes, stopwatch seconds, 24-hour)
  • Accuracy: ±20 seconds per month
  • Approx. battery life: 3 years on SR920SW
  • Size of case : 53.5×48.7×12.6mm
  • Total weight : 159g

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EFR-556 Comparison Table with similar Edifice Watches

EFR-556

Price (Amazon)

Year of first Release

2018

2018

2018

Accuracy

±20 seconds per month

±20 seconds per month

±20 seconds per month

SmartWatch Features

No

No

No

Countdown timer

No

No

No

Dual time (World Time)

No

No

No

Light

No

No

No

Case / bezel material

Stainless steel

Stainless steel

Stainless steel

Glass

Mineral glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Battery

2 years on SR920SW

3 years on CR2016

3 years on SR920SW

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

48.5×43.8×11.6

48x42x10.9

53.5×48.7×12.6

Full features (if you want to know more)

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