Following the successful launch of its http://freshnessmag.com/2009/11/28/undercover-x-seiko-limited-edition-wired-h-available-now/” target=”_blank”>UNDERCOVER collaboration last month, timepiece label http://w-wired.com” target=”_blank”>WIRED h, a subsidiary of electronic giant http://seiko.com” target=”_blank”>Seiko, paired up with http://crooksncastles.com/” target=”_blank”>Crooks & Castles, in creating a special watch for the quintessential So-Cal brand. Featured the the “chain link” coil motif, in black and red, set around the bezel, the Crooks & Castles edition carried 2 technical advancements WIRED h is known for. First, the face of the watch is dotted with miniature solar panels, which constantly charges the battery, no matter the light source. An internal battery acts as a backup but it rarely need to be change. The second advancement is the watch’s ability to synchronize with the atomic clock, via: 2 low frequency radio towers, on a daily basis. This not only ensure the accuracy of the time (an accuracy of 1/100th of a second). It also ensure the user never have to adjust the time. In addition, the watch incorporate a large LCD, allow dual time displays of 32 major international cities, and is water resistant up to 100 meters (~300 feet).
Limited to 350 units worldwide, the Crooks & Castles x Seiko WIRED h Watch is currently available at selected WIRED h dealers across Japan and online retailers, such as http://zozo.jp/shop/stless” target=”_blank”>STLESS of http://zozo.jp” target=”_blank”>ZOZO shopping network.