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Ratio FreeDiver Blue Dial Sapphire Crystal Stainless Steel Automatic RTA102 200M Mens Watch

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RTA102
It seems kind of unbelievable, but it’s true! The Ratio FreeDiver Blue Dial Stainless Steel Automatic RTA102 200M divers’ watch bears a horological relation to the SKX and exceeds the SKX in a couple of its aspects. It is that inexpensive that you’ll absolutely find nothing at this price point that is even remotely competitive compared to its features and functions.
SPECIFICATIONS

Stainless Steel Case
Stainless Steel Bracelet
Automatic Movement
Caliber: Seiko NH36A
Domed Sapphire Crystal
Blue Dial
Analog Display
Luminous Hands And Markers
Unidirectional Rotating Blue Bezel With 120 Clicks
Bezel With Ceramic Inlay
Day And Date Display
Screw Down Crown
Engraved Case Back
Deployment Clasp
200m Water Resistance
Approximate Case Diameter With Crown: 46mm
Approximate Case Diameter Without Crown: 41mm
Approximate Case Thickness: 15mm
Approximate Lug Width: 22mm

FREE EXCHANGES & RETURNS

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WARRANTY

A two-year international manufacturer warranty. Read More

Product Description

RTA102: Readied for the rough. Reminds of a legend.

Defining points for the Ratio FreeDiver Blue Dial Sapphire Crystal Stainless Steel Automatic RTA102 200M Men's Watch

  • Impressive, zero-distortion domed sapphire with a slightly bluish tinge. It is stronger than flat crystals of the same thickness and disperses impacts more efficiently. It is less likely to shatter and/or crack than a flat crystal. It is also more scratch-proof than other types of crystals

  • 4’o clock crown minimizing chances of wrist bites and easier operability both on and off wrist. This position makes the crown less likely to catch onto obstacles when diving and is a more ergonomic choice while engaged in vigorous activities. Besides, it helps in reducing the overall width of the watch and needless saying, this off-beat position of the crown also increases its aesthetic appeal.

6 reasons why you should go for the Ratio FreeDiver Blue Dial Sapphire Crystal Stainless Steel Automatic RTA102 200M Men's Watch

  • This watch is readied for hard-hitting jobs. A solidly-built, aesthetically-pleasing watch, the Ratio FreeDiver Blue Dial Sapphire Crystal Stainless Steel Automatic RTA102 200M Men's Watch is an all-round instrument for marine enthusiasts and desk-divers alike. It’s the first Freediver series to use the domed sapphire crystal, its beauty a bluish tinge that made it an instant hit among young and matured adults alike.

  • This is an excellent, everyday tool watch both for urban surroundings and outdoors. Whatever your job might be - unless there’s a formal dress code – you can wear the RTA102 anytime you like. It’s always ready for the rough!

  • The RTA102 200M Men's Watch is built all in thick-gauge surgical steel. It adds both strength and heft to the watch, only that it’s not so much of a heft. It just exerts an assuring pressure on the wrist, that’s all about it. Its construction (case, screw-down crown, engraved case-back w/image of a free diver and the deployment clasp) helps to increase the momentum of your hand rather than tying you down with its weight. The sapphire crystal, too, offers high resistance against damaging water pressure (equivalent to pressure exerted by a 200m high water column on the watch’s surface area) and its curved shape is a big aid in minimising water pressure right above the watch. The whole construction efficiently handles physical impacts (including violent tugs) and magnetic fields from everyday electronic and electrical equipment.

The crystal, the case and the Freediver-etched case back together protect the Japanese mechanical movement (with its own shock/antimagnetic features) together against violent knocks, bumps and drops.

  • A large sized dial made of brass and painted using silkscreen technique; a day/date window and prominent hands and hour markers offer maximum visibility under murky environments and when under pressing situations. This is so much like the SKX. You do not have to squint to focus on the dial to read the time, day/date or the bezel/timer reading. A big advantage is the Japan lume-filled prominent hour markers (especially at 12, 6 and 9); they are big, bright and with an almost infinite longevity. It also ensures longer hours of illumination.

  • The serrated bezel and the grooved crown facilitate a firm grip with wet fingers, with or without gloves on. It is advised not to operate the crowns under wet/immersed conditions.

  • TThe hour and minute hands of the RTA102 are unique in their shapes. The hour and minute hands are a mix between arrow, syringe and sword shapes while the seconds-hand is an improvisation on the sword-style with a lume-filled circle at the tail-end. All the hands are sumptuously filled with Japan-made lume the hour markers alike. The lume dot on the bezel ensures you do not miss out on the correct time-reading.

Ratio FreeDiver Blue Dial Sapphire Crystal Stainless Steel Automatic RTA102 200M Men's Watch: A sum up of all the goodness

The Ratio FreeDiver Sapphire Crystal RTA102 200M Men's Watch is a great tool watch that anyone who takes water sports seriously should give a try. Its specs match that of any pro-grade diver watch but the cost doesn’t. The Ratio FreeDiver Blue Dial Sapphire Crystal Stainless Steel Automatic RTA102 200M Men's Watch wears a tag that’s unbelievably lower than the rest in its league. You’ll be hard-pressed to find another watch from another brand that offers the same at the cost.

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Case Size 41mm 41mm 41mm 41mm 41mm
Automatic Movement
Dial Color Black Blue Green White Orange
Functions Day, Date, Hour,
Minute, Second
Day, Date, Hour, Minute,
Second
Day, Date, Hour, Minute,
Second
Day, Date, Hour, Minute,
Second
Day, Date, Hour, Minute,
Second
Features Analog Display, Version
With The Domed
Sapphire, 200m Water
Resistance
Analog Display, Version
With The Domed
Sapphire, 200m Water
Resistance
Analog Display, Version
With The Domed
Sapphire, 200m Water
Resistance
Analog Display, Version
With The Domed
Sapphire, 200m Water
Resistance
Analog Display, Version
With The Domed
Sapphire, 200m Water
Resistance
Band Material Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Crystal Version With The
Domed Sapphire
Version With The
Domed Sapphire
Version With The
Domed Sapphire
Version With The
Domed Sapphire
Version With The
Domed Sapphire
Water Resistance 200m 200m 200m 200m 200m
Engine Caliber: Seiko NH36A Caliber: Seiko NH36A Caliber: Seiko NH36A Caliber: Seiko NH36A Caliber: Seiko NH36A
Dial Markers Dotted Markers Dotted Markers Dotted Markers Dotted Markers Dotted Markers

Prime points

  • Generous use of solid, surgical-grade stainless steel and lume material.

  • Visually appealing, blue watch face with uniquely shaped, brightly-glowing hands, robust bezel and curved crystal.

  • A proven, reliable movement (Seiko NH36A) with its own magnetism/shock resistant properties.

  • Domed sapphire crystal

  • 4’o clock winding and time/day/date setting crown.

  • 200m water-resistance

Specs and their implications

Water Resistance:

  • Water resistant up to 660 ft.

  • Suitable for professional and everyday use.

  • Suitable for Skin Diving, Scuba Diving, Deep diving, Swimming, Snorkeling, Surfing; spear-fishing; moderate to high-intensity land sports.

Luminescence

Ratio uses Japanese luminescent paint for the luminescence in the Freediver 200m watch. It is a non-radioactive, radiant paint that's applied generously on the hands and the indices of the Freediver. The paint exhibits greater intensity and longer-lasting luminescence. Its output duration doesn’t let you compromise on visibility; let it even be for a few extra hours in the dark! A 10-minutes long exposure to 500 lux or higher intensity light will charge the lume for the next 3-5 hours. A continuous 8-hour exposure to Sunlight on a normal summer day will let it glow for 10+ hours. The longevity of the paint is semi-permanent, ensuring full functionality of the watch even after years of active use.

Movement

  • Caliber: Seiko NH36A

  • Jewels: 24

  • Beat Rate: 21,600 bph

  • Accuracy: +20 seconds/day

  • Shock protection System: Diashock

  • ISO764 Anti magnetic standard compliant

  • Winding system: Magic Lever (Bi-directional rotor)

  • Power Reserve: 41 hours

  • Hacking/Hand-Winding

Dial

Analog, blue dial with large, prominent hour indices, covered from the top with a sapphire crystal.

Case, case back and bracelet material

316L Stainless Steel w/ Deployment Clasp

Other features

The 4’o clock screw-down crown is for time and day/date adjustments, placed in a manner that minimises damage to the watch in case of a frontal impact. It also eliminates the chances of bites if your palm folds against your wrist.

Customer Reviews

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Max

Nice lil monster seiko replacement - Lume was brightly lighted for 2-3 minutes was initially and then settled for next 5-6 hours. Wish it came with watch link remover like watchdive watches. Was tought using household items to remove it and save $5-10 at jeweler. Watch keeping time +10 to +20 sec a day. Steel bracelet need filling down to avoid cut from sharp edges.

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Igor Dubovoy

The quality pleased! Even with close attention to the little things, there is nothing to complain about. The anti-glare works. A beautiful purple reflex in a sapphire. The blue color is very beautiful and deep. Luminate is very good. The bezel is clear, if you find fault, it can be a bit loose in the course of scrolling. Sounds like a very quiet mechanism. Polishing, even small details on the level. The satin finish is nice. Unless there may be not quite even areas for attaching the bracelet to the case and slightly indistinct switching of the date and number. In terms of completeness, apparently the seller forgot to put a silicone strap) But that's it) Now it's interesting. Compared with SKX.... To be honest, I liked this watch more than seiko. I have everything) Delivery exactly 1 month.

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Juan

La calidad del reloj supera al mismo Seiko SKX, la caja y la pulsera súper sólidas, el lume es un espectáculo y dura toda la noche con buena luminosidad.

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Timothy Mew

Excellent service - fast shipping, and I am very happy with the watch, thank you.

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Rusty

A viable skx option with improved movement and materials including sapphire crystal. Strap is very well made but reflected by the weight so bear that in mind. My only criticism is the bezel action which could be improved, alignment fine but rotating feels a little coarse in use but hopefully will improve with use. Lume is very good and visible for a lengthy time overnight.