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Sunday, September 26, 2021

*Breitling – Professional Chrono Military

Jam Breitling ini termasuk seri Professional untuk Militer, menggunakan Quartz Caliber Breitling 78 SuperQuartz™, thermocompensated quartz electronic, analog and 12/24 hr LCD digital display, display backlighting (NVG compatible), EOL indicator dengan diameter 46 mm.
Seri ini menurut saya setara dengan seri Breitling Avenger Blackbird yang sudah lebih dahulu saya punya. Dibagian belakang Jam tertera Huruf/Angka M78366/1376592 dan masuk kedalam kategori Edisi Spesial.

Movement: Quartz, Breitling Caliber 78 (base ETA Thermoline E20.341), Swiss Made
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph, alarm, UTC dual time
Case material: Black steel
Bezel material: Matches case
Crown material: Matches case
Case shape: Round
Bezel shape: Round
Case size: 46.00 mm
Case height: No data
Lug width: No data
Dial: Black Volcano
Numerals: Arabic, luminous
Hour markers: Luminous
Hands: Black, luminous
Water resistance: 50 meters
Strap: Anthracite or khaki-colored fabric strap / Black Ocean Classic steel mesh bracelet
Crystal: Sapphire, antireflective on both sides, cambered
Case back: Solid

Seperti namanya, Breitling Professional Chronospace Military adalah jam yang dirancang untuk pilot militer dan mereka yang suka dengan gaya seperti itu. Ini adalah jam yang cukup besar dengan tampilan analog dan digital gabungan, masing-masing ditenagai dengan thermo-compensated superquartz movement. Jam ini mendukung beberapa fitur tambahan seperti stopwatch yang sangat tepat, penghitung waktu mundur, alarm dan juga zona waktu kedua. Jam yang hitam ini terletak didalam kerangka baja anti karat berlapis DLC hitam dan tersedia dengan dua jenis tali: yang pertama terbuat dari bahan lentur yang kuat, sedangkan yang lain adalah bracelet.

Breitling’s novel watch is clearly made in order to be befitting for military pilots. Some of the traits that point to such origin are its dial, bezel, as well as the most important of them – its supported functions. Chronospace Military has a Volcano black dial with two oversized Arabic numerals and rectangle hour markers in cynober shade. The same color pattern is repeated for its central hands and for two supported digital sub-counters. As for the military origin, it is clear in the fact that the complete face is compatible with night vision goggles. Furthermore, there is also a bi-directional rotating bezel with compass bearings which features star-shaped serrations. This is done to facilitate its handling while wearing gloves.
When the supported features are concerned, Breitling’s novelty from the Professional collection includes the display of time in both 12 and 24 hour formats. It also has a chronograph with the precision of within 1/100th of a second (and with an extraordinary long measurement period – 1/100th of a second shy of one hundred days), a perpetual digital calendar, an alarm, a countdown timer, a second time zone with its independent alarm and finally, an indication for UTC universal time zone. All of these features are enabled with its Breitling Caliber 78 Superquartz movement. The caliber with ETA Thermoline E20.341 base is powered with a battery which can run for minimally two years and maximally for another whole year.
The novel Breitling timepiece is placed inside a substantial round housing made of stainless steel which received black DLC coating. It has the diameter of 46 mm, the thickness of 15.6 mm and it weights exactly 107.9 grams. On its front there is a cambered and double anti-reflective sapphire crystal, while the back is from solid metal. Supported water resistance is 50 meters.
Chronospace Military is available with two types of attachments. Firstly, there is Ocean Classic type of bracelet made from blackened and meshed stainless steel. The other option is Military strap which the brand manufactures from a very resilient fabric. This type of wristlet is available in black and khaki green shade.

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