What watches do actual divers use?
Yes, a particularly well-heeled and experienced diver can use a Swiss timepiece, but the majority are more likely to pick up a digital dive watch from Suunto or a diving computer from Aqualung or Shearwater.
What is the original dive watch?
In 1932 Omega introduced the Omega Marine, which can be seen as the first real “diver’s watch”.
Why are dive watches so expensive?
Luxury watches are designed to last a lifetime, and even passed on through generations, so they are made, finished, decorated, and tested extensively before they leave the factory. All these create a market with slow production time and high demand, thus keeping the prices of watches high.
What is the best divers watch?
The 21 best dive watches
|1||LIV GX-DIVER||Overall best|
|2||Citizen Promaster||Best value|
|3||IWC Aquatimer||Best luxury|
|4||Vincero Vessel||Best affordable|
What does ISO mean on a watch?
Water resistance classification
|Water resistance rating||Suitability|
|Water Resistant 200 m||Suitable for professional marine activity and serious surface water sports.|
|Diver’s 100 m||Minimum ISO standard (ISO 6425) for scuba diving at depths NOT suitable for saturation diving.|