Ratio FreeDiver Professional 500M Sapphire Automatic (32BJ202A-BLK): | An old-school, robust and appealing underwater watch
Most of who buy expensive dive watches never takes it beyond the hotel pool. Going deeper than the shallow ends will require something equally good or better, at a price that doesn’t hurt. It’s stylish to wear a Rolex while hunting for treasures; in reality, the wearer can’t focus on diving anticipating loss of the valued watch. This is where Ratio Free Diver Professional 500M Sapphire Automatic (32BJ202A-BLK) saves you from a lot of heartbreak.
Facts before figures
Dive watches remain the most popular type of hunted wristwatches till date. It doesn’t have to be the most ardently handcrafted ‘haute horlogerie’ creation; a dive watch doesn’t need ornamental designs to prove its merits. Seven and a half decades and still the craze for dive watches run strong. In fact, it’s growing exponentially! The reason is not too hard to see; instead of jumping into the bandwagon and going with the flow, some prefer offering better things for a lesser price.
The Ratio Free Diver Professional 500M Sapphire Automatic (32BJ202A-BLK) is a rare watch in the sense, its dive rating is of an unusual figure. It lets you travel and cover half of the dysphotic zone; the middle layer of the oceans where water pressure can be as high as 1,470 psi (pounds per square inch). The Ratio Free Diver Professional 500M Sapphire Automatic is built according to those needs. With traditionally believed underwater design concepts shaped by modern technologies into a compact unit, it delivers the comfort of wearing an essential gear worry-free.
A simple creature, a blunt instrument; you may if you want to take the Ratio Free Diver Professional 500M Sapphire Automatic (32BJ202A-BLK) that way. It tracks elapsed time accurately and has a very good visibility. Each hand and marker is therefore; coated with luminous paint that glows strong for long periods at a stretch. It’s a bright, sharp and distinct glow that stands out in the darkness. It lights up the bezel so that you may also keep count of the time you’ve spent under water and how further can you continue with your current supply of oxygen.
This analogue, automatic diving wristwatch is water-resistant to 500m. That’s where light dims and darkness starts taking over, barring visibility and increasing every few more meters traveled. The Ratio Free Diver Professional 500M Sapphire Automatic (32BJ202A-BLK) will go even there without leaking. It has no added complications; no whiz-bang crown, pushers, valves or bezel and absolutely no special locks or fancy clasps!
It doesn’t compete for ranking but stays being one among your very favorite sub-aquatic crushes.
Figures define the watch
The Ratio Free Diver Professional 500M Sapphire Automatic (32BJ202A-BLK) divers’ watch runs on the workhorse Miyota Caliber 8215 with 21 Jewels and beating at 21,600 bph; showing regular hours, minutes and seconds. Its depth rating of 500m surpasses many of the watches even ten times its price. Its high-quality PU band is wavy in its form, the design allowing for stretching when worn over a compressing wetsuit and gripping your bare wrist firmly when you are perspiring hard on a hot summer afternoon. Or, while FreeDiving.
Should you buy it?
Unless you are going for full saturation diving, the Ratio Free Diver Professional 500M Sapphire Automatic (32BJ202A-BLK) shall accompany you in life’s every walk.