Apart from the above mentioned points of difference between these two calibers, there are also points that need to be mentioned. That is, variations on the calendar for caliber 8215 – the 8215-21AThe 8215-1AV And yet 8215-1TH.
The 8215-21A The date wheel has a square date window at 3:00, while the date wheel has a white background with black text.
The date cycle of 8215-1AV Black in color with white text printed on it. However, unless you want to go DIY, you’ll need to place a separate order with Miyota for that. The window is in the same position.
Caliber 8215-1TH Allows for a date window at 6:00, which can be a square or round window. The date wheel is white with black text.
Stuttering seconds are common to all movements in the 82XX family. Because all are arranged in one Indirect-drive system To run the central second hand.
This means that the 3rd wheel in the gear train turns the pinion driving the second hand, but there is little play (2 seconds or less) within manufacturing tolerances between the pinion and the 3rd wheel. It shows when you flick your wrist or shake your hand vigorously. However, generally timekeeping accuracy is not affected by it.
Caliber 8217, with its 24-hour time-indication mechanism, opens up wider possibilities in terms of dial design and adds some extra oomph to the watch, including am/pm indicators and a 24-hour time scale.
These two movements are known to have gone into some of the most popular, economically priced watches of all time, the Ratio and the Zeppelin being two of them. Of the two, Ratio is a new brand from Singapore with a large range of divers watches while Germany’s Zeppelin creates some of the best. the aviator Style Watches – The Ratio freedivers And Zeppelin LZ127 graph To be sure. Both series have won acclaim from individuals into the professions, and the movements bring to the watches their excellent, time-keeping reliability, which their overall construction also contributes to as a generous factor. Well-secured inside, the 8215 and 8217 movements are built to be less prone to loosening than some premium-grade, more expensive movements.
One more thing! What is the significance of the 24-hour time module in cal.8217? This is a great help to avoid or overcome jet-lag, which fliers often fall victim to. Besides, the visual effect of that extra something is always pleasing.
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