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    All this Casio talk has me pulling out my relics!

    I had these 3 since new in the 80's. The bottom left was my first Casio, the one on top was 2nd and that design about a year later morphed into the G-Shock with some extra casing but utilizing the same "movement" for many years after. I have never seen another like it, similar but not that one. I remember the original battery in it lasted over 9 years, pretty amazing efficiency for the era.
    Bottom right is a touch calculator that still operates! That screen was hard not to nick as a kid and one scratch can end the calc function. That watch was electronic wizardry to me then!!


    Next is a Triple Sensor from the early/mid 90's.
    This was the last Casio I purchased before getting into Citizen Divers, then Seiko Divers and finally finding my way down the automatic rabbit hole...


    I still have a Twin Sensor around somewhere and I've had many other Casio's that were lost or traded over the decades.
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    Reminds me of 7th grade, about 1995 I guess. The smartest guy in class was into calculator watches. One day he shows up with a watch that you could program to control your VCR (pretty darn good back then!) The teacher started some educational video and he kept hitting STOP the minute she sat down. She didn't know what was going on. Good times!
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    Submariners (ma wife`s gift)
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    Sinn 556i - I really like how clean the design is and how quick it is to read, and the marvelous mechanical internals are really fun.

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    Very cool lux, especially the triple sensor.......awesome

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    Ven, it has taken me over a year of watch interest, but I have really come to appreciate digital - and that means I enjoy your photos more than ever now!

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    I don't think I ever said: those vintage Casios above are AWESOME! Thank you guys so much for sharing those.

    I have a base 5600 that I think is the perfect blend of function with some retro feel to it and I use it for serious timekeeping (travel, work and such), but the digitals that I wear the most are the two little ones that give me the 80s and 90s vibe so much - Casio's W-217H and A168.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grijon View Post
    Ven, it has taken me over a year of watch interest, but I have really come to appreciate digital - and that means I enjoy your photos more than ever now!


    Having had divers and chronos mostly, it was nice to have a few digital options. I love my auto divers no less, but that classic/nostalgic and retro feel from a casio digital watch is unparalleled. Simple, cheap(within reason), reliable and just work. Only down side (although they do look cool) is casio's love for negative displays. These unless perfect lighting conditions, can be a pita to read in low light, impossible even!.

    Ebay can be fun to, checking for older G shocks and casios, calculator ones, protreks etc, lots of classic stuff for pocket change at times. 20 bucks or so can get you a watch for life!

    The 5600 is an awesome square Grijon, work or play it will be there when you need it. Tough, light weight and not like many G shocks that can be bulky to HUGE. Glad enjoying the digitals

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    Hump day king

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    I am starting to like the square Casio digitals, too. I never really got into Casio digital watches because I find most of them ugly, or too bulky. However, I am really digging the black G-Shock 5600. That looks just right. I spent some time looking at mods for the 5600, and you can have a lot of fun with them for just a few bucks. Filters, cases, bands, etc.

    I bought the new crystal version of the 5600 last week, and immediately returned it. It looked cheap and I hated the clear band. I also got the crystal Casioak GA2100SKE-7A, and it didn't do anything for me, either. It seems like more of a novelty than a legitimate watch. The dial and digital display are not as clear as I like, and I can't get past the totally clear band. Fortunately, I can flip it on eBay and get a (used) dive watch. It's was an early birthday present, so even if I liked it I would have to wait to wear it.

    Now off to eBay to hunt down a cheap 5600. Don't tell my wife!
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    Have a look at the 5610 as well datiLED, a little more (like $20 or so) and you get multi band 6 and solar. Basically chances are, you wont be replacing the rechargeable battery before 2040!

    Bands and bezels wise, yes so many options, check ali express to. Lots of different ones, from ss and ti flavours, camo etc etc. The combi bracelet is a good option if you can find one with that, very comfortable. Not sure on your wrist size, but the 5600/5610 is on smaller side of the Gs(some prefer that to). The king (56) is a chunky square and also worth a look. This would be more suited to 7.5"+ wrist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ven View Post
    Have a look at the 5610 as well datiLED, a little more (like $20 or so) and you get multi band 6 and solar. Basically chances are, you wont be replacing the rechargeable battery before 2040!

    Bands and bezels wise, yes so many options, check ali express to. Lots of different ones, from ss and ti flavours, camo etc etc. The combi bracelet is a good option if you can find one with that, very comfortable. Not sure on your wrist size, but the 5600/5610 is on smaller side of the Gs(some prefer that to). The king (56) is a chunky square and also worth a look. This would be more suited to 7.5"+ wrist.
    Ven, Thanks for the tip on the 5610! That sounds like a pretty good value if I can find one under $50. My wrist is on the smaller size at 6.6", but I prefer larger watches. My sweet spot is 42 - 45mm, with 44mm being perfect.

    This TW-408 is my most comfortable watch. It is 45mm in diameter and 13mm thick, with a 4mm thick leather strap. It is my largest watch, but wears much smaller than it's dimensions. For a cheap quartz, it sees a fair amount of wrist time.
    (For the record, my wrist is wider than the watch. The picture makes the watch look extra large.)

    Last edited by datiLED; 02-25-2021 at 01:03 PM.
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