Presented because the ultimate sports watch, the 500 Fathoms is creating a striking entrance in to the assortment of Blancpain diver’s watches. Endowed with a brand new face, a brand new size and new performances, the 500 Fathoms is water-resistant against 1000 metres. It provides a black PVD coated stainless steel situation calculating 48 mm across, outfitted having a crown guard. Placed within the situation at 10 o’clock, a self-winding decompression valve guarantees the safety and also the longevity of the timepiece, without needing any handling for the individual.
To boost readability, Blancpain has designed large phosphorescent Arabic numbers which are hollowed in to the sunray-blown metal appliques. The luminescent coating around the hour-markers, bezel markings and hands, combined with the red tip from the sweep seconds hands, ensure optimal readability in most conditions. The luminescent lower black dial unveils its fluorescence only at nighttime, as the date seems in white-colored against a black background at 4 o’clock. The unidirectional ratcheted bezel facilitates handling and eliminates any involuntary extension from the dive time. Crafted in titanium and azure very, it provides a gentle cambered relief that reduces the chance of impacts.
The 500 Fathoms is operated by the self-winding Japanese Miyota 8205, particularly made to equip sports watches. It contains a glucydur balance with micrometric controlling screws, which will help to avoid any jarring from disturbing the graceful running from the watch. Three series-combined barrels guarantee constant energy along with a five-day power reserve. The calendar system allows fast adjustment from the date at night time both in directions. Another significant feature from the 500 Fathoms is its azure very permitting someone to admire its self-winding movement, along with its engraved oscillating weight formed just like a boat propeller, without compromising either water proofing or safety.
The brand new 500 Fathoms is outfitted having a sturdy, sporty and water tight strap in rubber-lined black sail canvas. A brandname-new triple-blade folding clasp guaranteed with two pushers on either sides sets the final touch, while yet another rubber strap and also the implement needed to suit it complete the set which will come within an ultra-rugged presentation box made to withstand two opposites. The performances and also the longevity of the 500 Fathoms represent a significant new technical accomplishment bearing the unique signature of Blancpain, that is therefore eloquently reaffirming the help of its Manufacture within the demanding realm of diver’s watches.
Blown finished PVD coated stainless steel case.
Applied Bold Arabic Numeral & Index hour markers full of luminous paint. with colored luminous hour marker indexes.
Black sword formed hands with luminescent fill.
Uni-directional turning dive bezel with luminous markings & protected having a highly scratch resistant Azure Very cap which safeguards it from scratches & nicks.
Date window displayed in the between 4 and 5 o’clock position.
Japanese Miyota 8205 Automatic Movement