Casio watches Протрек: reviews, instructions, review
Everyone who has got used to an active way of life, does not like to waste time for nothing. They have everything in the literal sense of the minute. They do not like to be distracted by anything. It is for lovers of active pastime and a new series of "Casio Protrek" is designed. More details about it we speak next.
For whom is the series intended?
A new line of Casio watches is designed for everyone who cares about active tourism. For example, if you like climbing on unruly mountains, doing rafting and other extreme sports, this series is just for you. With the help of such clocks, you can not only specify which hour, but also with an accuracy of a second, record the time of your ascension.
Prehistory of the series "Protrek" in the period from 1994 to 1998
The history of the creation of the popular line of "Casio Protrek" is rooted in the not so distant 1994. Since this time, the Japanese company has introduced to the public one of the first versions of the universal wristwatch, equipped with the most necessary for the tourist functions.
In the same year, the first appeared model, in the manufacture of which was used the technology of the triple sensor. It was made of durable and at the same time soft plastic and contained elements that allow the accessory to work in all weather conditions.
In early 1995, the design of the novelty underwent a number of small changes. In particular, the manufacturer decided on a small experiment and replaced the plastic strap of the model. This time it was made of leather and textiles. In 1996, "Casio Protrek" acquired a stylish and useful automatic illumination of the dial, coming into working condition if necessary and not requiring a search for a power button.
In the beginning of 1998 the company released a new model from the series "Protrek", enclosed in a full metal case, which significantly strengthened its shockproof qualities and increased the service life. In 1999 there was a real breakthrough in the watch industry. At this time, the Japanese manufacturer of electrical appliances released a watch, allowing you to measure the altitude above sea level (up to 6000 m).
Progress of the line "Protrek" from 2000 to 2007
In 2000, the brainchild of the concern acquired a liquid crystal display of impressive size. In addition, the novelty allowed its owners to measure the height to 10 000 m, and also to use the resources of the compass, altimeter and barometer in one touch. Exactly two years later, "Casio Protrek" acquired a triple second-generation sensor and received new solar batteries.
In 2003, the developers of watch movements came up with a model containing arrows on the dial. Combined mechanics and electronics, the company has won a new niche in the market of new generation electrical appliances. A couple of years in the lineup of "Kashio" added accessories with the ability to adjust the time by the received radio signal. In early 2007, manufacturers decided to abolish the case. By reducing the number of parts, they made it easier.
Modernization of the production process from 2008 to 2014
In early 2008, the first watch appeared in the "Casio Protrek" series (you can read about them later), which became waterproof and allowed your owners to drop to a depth of up to 200 m. In 2010, the Japanese watch's wristwatch models were equipped with a quality analog dial , triple sensor, solar battery. After a couple of years, watches came out, which were made using Smart Access technology.
In 2013, updates were made to the options, resulting in the accessory began to work even more productively. A novelty has acquired a newfangled triple-gauge sensor of the third generation. And finally in 2014, the "Casio" models got one digital and a pair of analog dials, a triple sensor.
What are the features of the watch of the new series?
The watch "Casio Protrek" is a relatively new series of wrist watches, which has the following newfangled options:
- triple sensor;
- a barometer;
- compass (except model PRW-500);
- solar battery.
From what series is the modern line "Protrek"?
Currently, the model range of "Protrek" is represented by the following series:
For example, the models of "Casio Protrek" (a review of which can be found in this article) of the PRG class, according to the instruction, have the following characteristics and functions:
- durable plastic housing;
- hard mineral glass;
- plastic strap;
- dual LCD display;
- automatic electroluminescent illumination;
- alarm clock;
- barometer and tonometer;
- automatic calendar;
- stopwatch and built-in pressure sensor.
Models "Casio" PRW based on the instructions, are equipped with the ability to synchronize the current time based on data on radio towers. Almost all of them are equipped with an additional Triple Sensor, which allows only accurate and up-to-date information to be displayed on a digital display. They also have a compass sensor, a low-voltage high-precision processor and a standard set of options (barometer, thermometer, stopwatch). Many of the models in this series have bright and stylish straps.
PRX models contain a modern triple sensor, which includes:
Their title also contains an answer to the question of how high they are allowed to rise. For example, PRX-7000T - (7000 m). In addition, the name of the model can even contain the name of the mountain. For example, PRX-8000T MANASLU - named for one of the most famous Himalayan peaks in height more than 8000 m.
"Casio Protrek": instruction
Sometimes the owners of a brand new model of wrist watches find it difficult to understand the huge number of options that are present in the watch "Casio". In this case, the manufacturer comes to their aid, which, as a rule, describes all the possible information on the accessory in the instructions. For example, it talks about four categories, according to which waterproof watches are classified. From such a tablet you can find out the following nuances:
- does your model have protection against splashing and dripping rain?
- whether it is possible to swim with them and wash the car;
- whether it is possible to use them for underwater scuba diving, etc.
It also explains the various values and abbreviations, describes the modes of operation of the clock, settings, methods of care and the period of operation.
What do the watch owners say?
According to the latest data, many watch owners from the "Protrek" line are fully satisfied with the acquisition. One of them likes the small size and thickness of the case, which makes it easy to hide an accessory under the clothes sleeves. Others are satisfied with a reliable and durable body, capable of withstanding a fall from a height, as well as water resistance. Still others are delighted with the "bells and whistles" in the form of a compass, altimeter, thermometer and other measuring instruments, combined in one device.