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A quartz watch is a timepiece that uses an electronic oscillator regulated by a quartz crystal for timekeeping.This means that a quartz calibre operates through an electrical current from a battery that provides power to the quartz crystal within the movement. This handles it to vibrate further, resulting in the movement to oscillate and driving the motor. One of the major advantages of a quartz calibre is the accuracy. They are very far more accurate than mechanical movements. The next advantage is convenience. A quartz watch known to continue to run without the need to wear it or wind it. The last major advantage is that these watches are less expensive than the mechanical watches specially for luxury watches.
Who invented quartz watches
The Seiko company presented the world’s first mass-produced quartz watch in 1969. This was called the Astron. By 1978, the popularity of quartz watches far surpassed that of mechanical watches, threatening the status of Swiss movements. This led to the Quartz Crisis.
Are Quartz watches good?
Overall both quartz and automatic watches are accurate. However, some watch experts believe that quartz watches are more reliable because they are powered by batteries, so quartz watches are accurate within half a second, whereas automatic watches rely on the movement of a physical mechanism, so automatic watches are within a few seconds of error.
How long does quartz watch last?
Quartz watches can last up to 20 to 30 years if worn correctly. In addition quartz watches have their batteries replaced regularly, with a replacement cycle of about 1 to 2 years. After the parts of the quartz movement are worn out or after they are corroded, the watch will stop working. So quartz watches also need some maintenance, but since quartz watches have fewer moving parts, they don’t need to be maintained as often as automatic watches.
Here are some of the major advantages of Quartz Watches:
VS mechanical movements, quartz movement watch have simple and fewer parts, mainly electronic components, such as crystals, wiring, batteries, etc., so the cost of parts is lower. In addition, the manufacture of quartz movement is a large-scale production line to complete, while the mechanical movement which requires a large number of manual assembly, so the manufacturing cost of quartz movement is also lower. To summarize, the cost of quartz movement is lower.
Since mechanical watches tend to be expensive to repair and maintain, the typical maintenance cycle is 3 to 5 years. And quartz watches can be serviced by simply purchasing a new battery and will last for many years to come.
The greatest benefit of quartz watches is the accuracy. Even the cheapest quartz movements are popular to be the most accurate and tends to lose just a few seconds over the course of a year, as compared to the mechanical watches, which tend to lose that in a day. This makes them incredible assets to timekeeping.
Quartz watches are the ideal watches when it comes to providing sheer practicality. First, these watches have power reserves that last for years. This is why once you set your watch to the right date and time, it rarely needs to be set again. Second, some multi-function watches such as chronograph,tachymeter require a steady stream of power to drive them, which is why most multi-function watches are quartz movements.
This is indeed a great feature of quartz watches if you own more than one watch. This allows you to replace your watch effortlessly. On the other hand, if you don’t wear your mechanical watch on a daily basis, you may need to set the time repeatedly. This happens to be annoying and irritating for the user. In fact, this is one of the reasons why it is advisable for you to own several quartz watches as you can change them as often as you like.
If you are involved in physical labor and your watch is subjected to frequent affects, then a quartz watch is the way to go. Quartz movements have proven to be more durable than mechanical watches. Because of their lack of complexity, they withstand more affects with no problems.
Frequently Asked Questions
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The watch can be delivered by DHL,Fedex and so on .Sea,train and plain are also available.
Yes,we are a professional watch manufacturer about 10 years. The OEM and ODM order are acceptable.
For stainless steel watch,the warranty is about 2 years caused by manufacturing.
For alloy watch,the warranty is 1 year warranty.
Please contact us if you have more special request.
For stainless steel watch,if the case is in stock,the mass production time is about 30~35 days.
If the case is out of the stock,the mass production time is 45~60 days.
For alloy watch,the mass production time is about 40 days.
For Silicone watch,the mass production time is about 40 days.
Customer will need pay for the watch mold if you have a custom design.And the mold belong to the customer.
Watch sample mold can be used for sample and mass production watch making.There is no need to pay for a mass production mold.
You can have your logo on back of case,buckle,dial and crown.
If you have special request,please contact us.
30% deposit and 70% before shipment.
If we have a long-term business cooperation,then more flexible payment terms are acceptable.
We can provide box,manual,and warranty card.
In additional,we also offer watch cloth for the customer to clean the watches.
And the watch tool can be offer to help the customer to adjust the band length.
Some box MOQ without logo can be 50pcs.