Sunday, March 20, 2016


Casio releases the MTG-G1000AR, a new model in the MT -G series designed with a tough and elegant look. Built for long-term usage even in harsh environments, the new watch is made to look better the more it is worn.

MT-G  watches  offer  a  distinct  combination  of  the  refined  look  of  metal  and  resin  as  well  as outstanding shock resistance. Among models in the lineup, the MTG-G1000D, released last year, comes  with  the  company’s  hybrid  time-keeping  system  for  receiving  both  Global  Positioning System  (GPS)  satellite  signals and radio wave time-calibration signals. The MTG-G1000D has been highly evaluated by global travelers for its ability to display accurate time anywhere in the world, along with its comfortable-to-wear lightweight resin and attractively refined metal finish.
Casio used the MTG-G1000D as the base model for the new MTG-G1000AR. Designed with a “sunken  treasure”  motif,  this  special  model  has  been  made  to  withstand  harsh  environments without ever going out of style—a distinctive G-SHOCK  feature. Casio finished the surface with rose-gold ion plating, added a layer of black ion plating, and then stripped off some of the black ion plating to produce a finish with a well-worn vintage appearance. It also used a matching hue of rose-gold to color each of the glow-in-the-dark minute indicators and hands, as well as the inset dial at the 10 o’clock position. In all of these ways, the watch is inspired by and designed to evoke sunken treasure, down to the last detail.

Triple G Resist (shock-resistant, resistant to centrifugal gravitational force, and vibration-resistant)
Water Resistance: 20 bar
Size of Case: 58.8×54.7×16.9 mm
Total Weight: Approx. 198g

GPS Signal Frequency
1575.42 MHz

Radio Frequency
77.5 kHz (DCF77: Germany); 60 kHz (MSF: UK); 60 kHz (WWVB: USA); 40 kHz  (JJY:  Fukushima,  Japan)  /  60 kHz  (JJY:  Kyushu,  Japan);  68.5 kHz (BPC: China)

GPS Signal Reception
Time-calibration (auto, manual); acquisition of position information (manual)

Radio Wave Reception
Automatic reception up to six times a day (except for use in China: up to five times a day)

World Time
Standard time for 27 cities (40 time zones; daylight saving on/off; daylight saving time (summer time) auto switching); Coordinated Universal Time; home time/world time switching; direct access to Coordinated Universal Time

Measuring unit: 1 second, measuring capacity: 24 hours

Countdown Timer 
Measuring unit: 1 second; countdown range: 1 minute to 24 hours

1 independent daily alarm

Other functions
Automatic hand correction (hour, minute and second hand), low battery alert, day and date display, full auto-calendar, LED light (super illuminator)

Power Source 
Tough Solar power system (solar-charging system)
Continuous Operation: About 19 months with the power-saving function ON after full charge

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