The Seiko Black Series
Diving at night can bring a whole new meaning to the phase the “deep blue” many divers agree with this stating that when they dive at night the whole marine world can appear completely different. It makes the experience of night diving alluring and is what draws hundred of people to go night diving every single year. Seiko are on top form when it comes to diving watches producing some of the highest spec, most professional build quality watches on the market that always conform with Seiko’s stringent standards for diver’s watches. This new year they have focused on the requirements of night diving to produce a breathtaking new range called the “Black Series“.
The Black Series
Watches that divers use need to be reliable so that divers can time their dives and of the highest quality to withstand the pressures of the deep. Seiko have taken this into account when designing the three models that make up the Black Series. The watch case fully protected by a hard black coating which has been chosen to blend in with the darkness of the deep sea. Night time divers actually use orange light when diving rather than white or yellow, this has been replicated on the new models with a bright orange minute hand allowing for the diver to see the exact time in poor or low lighting conditions. Even in the dark, Seiko’s unique LumiBrite ensures reliable visibility.
Screw-down crowns are common practise for watches intended for diving in the big blue, it not only ensures great security against water ingress but also reassures the diver so they don’t need to keep checking their equipment. Its reliable and durable whether its reef diving or deep sea diving the Seiko Black Series in a must have partner. All three of the watches have been designed and manufactured to allow the diver to reach depths of 200m with ease.
You may think that a solar panel on a watch intended for diving at night might be an obsolete feature however the solar chronograph model has a solar cell that allows the watch to charge from any light including the moon when bother above or below the surface of the water. Seiko’s solar technology is called “high performance electricity generation”.