How long do Citizen Eco-Drive watches last?
Life Expectancy According to reports from Citizen Watches, the solar cells and secondary battery used in Eco-Drive watches will last for up to 10 years.
Do Citizen Eco-Drive watches hold their value?
No, Citizen watches do not hold their value. There are several reasons for that. If you are indeed looking for a watch that holds it value then it’s best to buy a second-hand watch. That’s because these watches have already experience their depreciation and you won’t lose 30-60% of your money anymore.
How much is a Citizen Eco-Drive?
Citizens Eco-Drive middle range starts at around $845. If you are able to pay around $1000 for a watch then you will get all the added functions that offer a better performance level.
Can I shower with my Citizen Eco-Drive watch?
A: Yes, you can shower while wearing the watch. The Citizen website shows it’s water resistance is acceptable for swimming, showering & snorkeling.
Can Eco-Drive watches be repaired?
No job is too big or too small and we can do any repair on any watch. Our repairs can be as simple as a capacitor change, pin replacement, or band replacement, and can be as complicated as a dial refinish, a band/case polish, movement clean and overhaul and even a complete restoration.
What if my Eco-Drive watch stops working?
Most commonly, if an Eco Drive is stopping it is more indicative of a low charge. If it is running slow, it may indicate it is time to have the movement serviced. If you have fully charged your watch and the second hand continues to move in two second intervals, you need to do an all reset of the watch.
What is better Citizen or Seiko?
One of the biggest differences between Seiko and Citizen is their choice of technology. Citizen has chosen to focus almost completely on Quartz movements, so you won’t find many mechanical watches in their range. So, if you want a mechanical/self-winding watch, Seiko is your best bet.
Do Citizen watches use real diamonds?
The diamonds are absolutely real. Citizen actually uses high quality diamonds. They look very clear and they shine great. We are Genuine Watches and we are authorized dealer for Citizen watches.
Can an Eco-Drive watch be fixed?
At Fix My Watch, we can replace the capacitor in your Citizen Eco-Drive, no problem! It may not need a battery and reseal repair, however it’s still not working for you and so we will collect your watch, change the capacitor, reseal it correctly and despatch your watch back to you within 24 hours of receiving it.
Is my Citizen eco-drive waterproof?
Water resistance for daily use (to 3 atmospheres) means the watch is water resistant for occasional accidental splashing. Upgraded water-resistance for daily use (to 5 atmospheres) means that the watch may be worn while swimming, but is not to worn while skin diving.
What does WR 10 bar mean?
Water Resist 10BAR or W.R. 10BAR dial marked WR100 This watch is designed to withstand water pressure up to 333 feet (100 meters). This includes water exposure from accidental splashing and rain, but also from showering. Swimming in a pool, and snorkeling.
How do you charge a dead Eco-Drive watch?
Charge the watch by exposing it to direct sunlight for five to six hours at least once a month. Avoid leaving the watch in a dark place for long periods of time.