TAG Heuer pushes sportswatch technology to the highest levels with its stunning Aquaracer 500m Calibre 5 diving watch. Either professionals or active life-stile gentlemen can enjoy in this high-performance diving instrument of superb ‘casual-luxury’ style.
It’s peaty hard for a relatively new collection to find its place and part of worldwide popularity in Tag Heuer family. Who would even cares for new, beside icons, such as Carrera, Monaco or other watches inspired with car and Formula One races. In spite of highest demands, that Tag Heuer watch’s fans ask of Swiss watchmaker, the Aquaracer has become to water sports what the Carrera and Monaco have been to auto racing.
TAG Heuer Aquaracer 500M Calibre 5 watch offers a more authenticity and personal brand’s touch, than earlier models in Aquaracer collection, which were inspired by Rolex Sea-Dweller and Submariner series. Inspiration for this luxury diving watches, TAG Heuer found in extreme requirements of professional deep-sea diving, that changed a way of understanding of reliability, precision and prestige.
Water-proof to 500 meters
Aquaracer 500M Calibre 5 diving watches passed rigorous tests to ensure water-resistance to 500 meters. An automatic helium valve positioned at 10 o’clock opens automatically, regulating pressure and protecting the watch.
The unidirectional bezel is coated with black molded rubber to favor easy-grip. Its functionality is increased by the recognizable 6 studs and prominent numerals, witch look both cool and authentic. Easy to use bezel is also available either in 18k gold or blue rubber, with its color matching the dial tone (blue or silver).
Aquaracer 500M Calibre 5 is powered by the Swiss-Made Automatic 26mm Calibre 5 (ETA 2836-2), housed in 43 mm case, made of brushed steel. This particular model comes with black rubber strap with solid steel clasp, diving extension system and safety push buttons. Other variations are available with 3-row fine-brushed steel bracelet with solid steel clasp, diving extension system and safety push buttons,
Great visibility of all Aquaracer models
Precise movements of Calibre 5 can be seen trough scratch-resistant sapphire caseback.
Great visibility of all Aquaracer models is provided by features like luminescent hands, but the Aquaracer 500m has the added functionality of magnified date display window. Special luminescence markers on the hands and indexes and a second hand with orange at the extremity make this watch easy to read in extreme conditions.
Although TAG Heuer has made more connections with racing word, than with any other, its influence ‘under the water’ is also significant. In 1895, the Heuer company patented its first water-proof case. In 1950, Swiss watchmaker presented the Mareograph, the world’s first chronograph with tide indicators.
The 2000 collection, TAG Heuer’s first professional diving watch line has been launched in 1982. Collection was precursor to the prestigious Aquaracer line.
The AQUARACER 500M Calibre 5 watch is designed for active and sporty man, not necessarily an diving fan, who is searching for technically improved, masculine and authentic watches.