Casio G-Shock GW-S5600 Watches


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  1. General information about the watch *year of first release, model range etc.
  2. GW-S5600 Usage Patterns *what the watch is usually meant for
  3. GW-S5600 Model Range *in different colors and bands
  4. The most distinctive specs *from our Editorial point of view
  5. Official GW-S5600 Video *only from Casio Company
  6. Other G-Shock GW Watches *similar by price and functions but different by cases
  7. Official GW-S5600 Specs *all details and for base version GW-S5600B

General Information

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Year of first Release2010
Module Number3159
Model RangeORIGIN (The Line includes watches that are almost the same by design as the first “5600” G-Shock model produced in late 1983. Modern series are of course modified versions as regards of technologies and functions but still have an oldschool and very popular look.) 
Battery TypeSolar powered (CTL1616) (G-Shock Batteries)
Other Divisions the GWG-2000 belongs to: *you may find all watches of the division by clicking on the linkG-Shock Solar

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GW-S5600 Usage Patterns *what the watch is usually meant for

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GW-S5600 Model Range *may be updated

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The most distinctive specs of GW-S5600 *Editorial
— Tough Solar (CASIO’s original solar-charging system converts not only sunlight but also light from fluorescent lamps and other sources into power)
Radio-controlled Watch; Multi band 6 (additional way for time sync. This watch receives time calibration radio signals that keep the displayed time accurate)
200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)

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Official GW-S5600 Video

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Other G-Shock GW Watches *similar by price and functions but different by cases

These are not all G-Shock GW Series. Here is a list of All G-Shock GW Watches →


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Official Marketing Focus from Casio

The G-SHOCK “Square” is the most iconic model in their line. Even digital watch muggles instantly recognize it as a Casio. Since its introduction in 1983, the Japanese manufacturer has introduced more versions of the Square than ice cream flavors at Baskin Robbins (by a factor of 10). The GW-S5600-1 is a significant evolution of the classic Square – that isn’t available anywhere outside of Japan.
The following features are equipped: radio controlled, world time, chronograph, countdown timer, alarm, power reserve indicator, perpetual calendar, backlight, date, day, month.


Official GW-S5600 Specs / Features *for base version GW-S5600B

  • Case: Titanium/Resin
  • Carbon Fiber insert resin band
  • 200 meter water resistance
  • 1/100-second stopwatch
    Measuring capacity: 23:59’59.99″
    Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times
  • 12/24-hour format
  • Accuracy: ±15 seconds per month
  • Approx. battery operating time
    11 months on Rechargeable Battery (Operating period with normal use without exposure to light after full charge)
    27 months on Rechargeable Battery (Operating period when stored in total darkness with the Power Save function ON after full charge)
  • Full auto-calendar (to year 2099)
  • Date and day of week display
  • Battery power indicator
  • Button operation tone on/off
  • Countdown timer
    Measuring unit: 1 second
    Input range: 1 minute to 24 hours(1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)
  • Daily alarms
    5 independent daily alarms (4 one-time alarms and 1 snooze alarm)
  • Electro-luminescent backlight
    Full auto EL light, afterglow
  • Hourly time signal
  • Power Saving
    (Turns off the display when the watch is left in the dark)
  • Regular timekeeping
    Hour, minute, second, pm, month, date, day
  • Shock resistant (G-SHOCK)
  • Solar powered
  • Time Calibration Signals
    Station name:DCF77 (Mainflingen, Germany)
    Frequency:77.5 kHz
    Station name MSF (Anthorn, England)
    Frequency: 60.0 kHz
    Station name WWVB (fort Collins, United States)
    Frequency: 60.0 kHz
    Station name: JJY (Fukushima, Fukuoka/Saga, Japan, Hong Kong)
    Frequency: 40.0 kHz (Fukushima) / 60.0 kHz (Fukuoka/Saga)
  • Time calibration signal reception
    Auto receive up to six* times a day (Remaining auto receives canceled as soon as one is successful)
    Manual received
    Last time received display
    *5 times a day for the Chinese calibration signal
  • World Time
    29 time zones (48 cities + coordinated universal time), city code display, daylight saving on/off
  • Size of case / total weight
    46.7 x 43.2 x 12.7 mm / 47 g

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