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[G-Shock Old Alternative] DW-8600 started in 1996 and how’s it going now?

DW-8600 started in 1996…

With the following Technical Specs / 1519

  • Anti-corrosion structure (last resist)
  • Impact resistant structure (shock resist)
  • Water resistant to 20 bar
  • Resin band
  • Temperature measurement function (measurement range: -20 ° C to 60 °C, temperature graph display)
  • Moon data (moon age / moon shape display)
  • Tide graph
  • Sunrise / sunset time display
  • Stopwatch (1/100 second, 24-hour counter, with split)
  • Time alarm / time signal
  • Fully automatic calendar
  • 12/24 hour system display switching
  • Low temperature resistant specification (-20 ° C)
  • EL backlight (with afterglow function)
  • Accuracy: Average monthly difference ± 15 seconds
  • Battery life: about 2 years
  • EL: Blue Green

We think the next modern G-Shock Watches have a strong origin with DW-8600 and you may easily buy them:

G-Shock G-7900

G-7900-3

G-Shock GW-7900

GW-7900CD-9

GW-7900 Profile
Average Amazon Price: 90$ (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 2009
Best for: Top in G-Shock Lookbooks
Lineup: STANDART DIGITAL (This Line includes Digital G-Shocks that are the best in “price/quality” category. Usually have traditional digital functions.) All G-Shock Standart Digital Watches →
Nominations: best design, best functions, best price
The most distinctive specs:
200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
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)
Moon data (moon age of the specific date)
Tide graph (tide level for specific date and time)
Other colors and full specs: GW-7900 Wiki Page

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