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    Are casio edifice worth it?

    I saw this casio edifice and thought it looked good and it even had a chronograph. But what's bothering me is the movement, I mean it has the japan movement logo on it and it is supposed to be genuine and all, but is it a good watch? Are the casio edifice brands good? And I wonder if this particular watch ( ef 560 with brown dial) is a good casio model?



    I'm not sure about the functions though, I know that the big second hand is the actual chronograph and the small one (small bottom) is the real second hand. What is the left window , it says "01 , 02, 03, 04, 05"?


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    Re: Are casio edifice worth it?

    It depends on what your definition of "good" is and what you are looking for in a watch. They are dependable, quartz watches that can offer multiple complications. If you like the looks of one and the money feels right, I say go for it. They are definitely a good bang for the buck :). If you decide to make the purchase, post up a review for those with future questions like yours!
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    Re: Are casio edifice worth it?

    I'm not familiar with that specific watch, but I would make an educated guess that the 01, 02, 03, 04, 05 subdial is a countdown timer.

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    Re: Are casio edifice worth it?

    You might want to ask over on the Affordables forum, where perhaps someone familiar with that model is more likely to respond.

    Whether or not you think the watch is worth it depends largely on you and whether you want it on your wrist for whatever reason. While the looks turn me off--that's just a matter of personal taste--I've never read of anyone being disappointed by Casio from the point of view of functionality and dependability.

    I prefer cleaner, more traditional designs and would recommend looking at Seiko quartz chronographs. But if the Casio speaks to you, go ahead. You'll likely get many years of good service out of it.
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    Re: Are casio edifice worth it?

    The edifice is pretty popular in the Affordable forum.

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    Re: Are casio edifice worth it?

    I have one, albeit a non-chronograph model on a rubber strap.
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    But from my experiences so far, I would say they're decent enough and dependable watch. The movement is accurate and durable, like a Casio really...

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    Re: Are casio edifice worth it?

    I have never owned an Edifice, but I've had a few Casios. They have always been good watches that are a great value. But if you are even a little bit of a techie, you should look at a 5-motor model.

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    Re: Are casio edifice worth it?

    I had an Edifice chrono and it was excellent for what it was: a $100 quartz chronograph. If you like tech-style watches, they're hard to beat. Casio stand behind their products and most of them can take a beating. I only sold mine because something else replaced it in the rotation. I'd own one again in a heartbeat. The only thing I found a tad disappointing was the bracelet was on the light side and Casio offered no way to get extra links for it short of buying another bracelet for $70+shipping (the watch was $102). But it looked awesome on NATOs, both nylon and leather.

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    Re: Are casio edifice worth it?

    Not familiar with that model but Casio makes a great watch.

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    Re: Are casio edifice worth it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Agphys View Post
    I'm not sure about the functions though, I know that the big second hand is the actual chronograph and the small one (small bottom) is the real second hand. What is the left window , it says "01 , 02, 03, 04, 05"?


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    Found this online:

    Analog: 3 hands (hour, minute, stopwatch seconds),
    4 dials (timekeeping 24-hour, timekeeping second / stopwatch 1/20 seconds, stopwatch hours, stopwatch minutes)

    The top is timekeeping seconds. Right is 24-hr. Left is elapsed hours (max is 4:59:59)
    Not sure what the bottom is but it's described as "Fast-moving retrograde dial at 6 o’clock"



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