Urwerk introduces new UR-1001 Zeit Device

Sunday, August 28th, 2011 | In Electronic Gadgets | Tags: ,

Urwerk, the watchmaking company since year 1995, has recently introduced its new UR-1001 Zeit Device, which is an innovative wristwatch made from Titanium Aluminum Nitride elements with stainless steel and sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating.

Urwerk new UR-1001 Zeit Device
~ Urwerk new UR-1001 Zeit Device ~

The watch measures 106 x 62 x 23mm comes with heat-backended steel links featuring bespoke Urwerk clasp with carbineer closure. Its internal mechanisms contain 51 jewels and it is anti-shock safety device with circular-grained, DLC treated main-plate and baseplate surface.

UR-1001 Zeit Device back side
~ UR-1001 Zeit Device back side ~

The UR-1001 Zeit Device has built-in constellation indicators, including orbiting satellites and comet-like flying retrograde. All the dials, springs, satellites, carrousels, retrograde spiral spring, device’s components and indicators were manufactured in-house by Urwerk.

It features 10 complications and indicators, which including the power reserve indicator, satellite hours, retrograde minutes, day/ night indicator, running second, revolving satellite calendar with month and date display, oil change indicator, 100-year and 1000-year indicator.

Turning over and flipping over the protective cover of the Zeit Device, an alternative universe of longer timescale indication to those displays on the front. Besides these, it has winding system for every 10 or 15 minutes interval that adjustable according to whether the timepiece requires fast winding or maintaining winding.

Information via urwerk.


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