Saturday, April 4, 2009

What is an automatic wristwatch?

An automatic wristwatch is a watch that uses an automatic movement as its timekeeping mechanism,you can find many examples for the automatic watches,such as Rolex replica,Porsche Design replica,Richard Mille replica,Zenith replica,Hublot replica,Ferrari replica watches,Breitling replica,U-Boat replica,Bell&Ross replica,Patek Philippe replica and Omega replicas.Automatic movements are a subset of mechanical movements that, when worn daily, do not need to be wound.Every time the watch is worn, an oscillating weight in the movement winds the mainspring, thus ensuring the mainspring (the source of energy for the watch) remains fully wound.Most of the automatic watches sold at Island Watch have a power reserve of 40 hours – this means that once fully wound, the watch will run for approximately 40 hours continuously.But, as noted above, when worn daily, they will never need to be wound again.

If you are like many of our customers, you probably have more than one watch.If you do not wear an automatic for a day (24 hours), it will still be running the next morning, but it is recommended to wind it by turning the crown about 20 times.This will guarantee the watch is fully ‘charged’.

If an automatic watch is allowed to run down fully, as in when it is shipped, or if it remains in your jewelry box, simply turn the crown clockwise 20 to 30 times to give the mainspring a full wind.You can not over wind an automatic movement – there is an internal clutch mechanism – the crown will simply keep turning but the watch will not wind any further.Rolex specializes in producing automatic watches,such as Rolex Daytona replica,Rolex Datejust replica,and Rolex Yacht-Master replica.

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