I was wondering why that feature vanished.
The ancient DW-5600 has had it, more recent models with a "Ralley-Timer" have it as well, even if limited to that mode, it cannot be a matter of battery-issues.
We are may not be representative for Casio's entire target-group of customers, but maybe a geeky Casio engineer happens to read this will think: "Hey, at WUS they are right, I can design the 'super-versatile' 'über-module', therefore I'll to do it!"
Another company succeded pretty well with the idea : "the more seemingly needless functions I cram into my product, the more applications people will find for them"
Hence, I am curious what the community thinks.