TAG Heuer CAF7011.BA0815

Collection: Aquaracer Gender: Men
Aesthetic aside, there are three characteristics of the TAG Heuer CAF7011.BA0815 that are standout among the others: longevity, chronograph precision and water resistance. If those are what you need, you couldn’t possibly go wrong with it. It is superior in quality, boasting the world class TAG Heuer Calibre S in-house Mikrograph movement which is accurate to 1/100 of a second, and has a capacity of 300 m water resistance.

TAG Heuer CAF7011.BA0815 43mm Aquaracer Calibre S 1/100th Sec Electro-Mechanical Chronograph steel on steel for men

However, that doesn’t mean that this Aquaracer watch is an average one is term of look. This timepiece is amazingly beautiful, and it even looks better on person. This particular one represents nothing less than the most elegant, high-performance sports chronograph ever conceived. Practical, yet seamlessly fabulous for many circumstances. It is simply because as one of TAG, we don’t consider its stylish design as one of its feat --as all TAG timepieces are just like that. Being looks great and fashion versatile are quite natural for them, and we do believe you know this as well.

This gent’s TAG Heuer CAF7011.BA0815 sporty watch is presented in a brushed and polished stainless steel round case on a triple-row steel link bracelet with a double safety clasp. The large size case that has has 43 mm diameter and 13 mm thick comes with a PVD-coated Aluminum unidirectional rotating bezel with tachometric scale, a solid caseback engraved with diving helmet insignia, and a glare proofed sapphire glass shielded white dial. On the right hand side, there are logoed fluted crown and two pushers that can be conveniently used to set and adjusts the watch’s whole functionality.
TAG Heuer Calibre S
The timepiece main charm, is of course the breakthrough chronograph movement housed inside. At the heart, this men’s battery powered watch employs the TAG Heuer Calibre S in-house Mikrograph movement that is a technological marvel requiring no fewer than 230 components and 5 high-performance bi-directional engines capable of twice the torque of conventional timepiece engines. To pass the stringent quality test, each of TAG’s Swiss made Calibre S Quartz has to undergo 12,000 hours of testing without losing 1 second so that there is no need to doubt about its reliability and precision.

In addition to the three hands and sophisticated chronograph functions, this TAG’s ingenious Elctro-Mechanical movement also offers a Perpetual calendar that is designed to works seamlessly until 2099, with date displayed by 1/10 and 1/100 subdials, and also accurately calculate short and full months, including leap years. In addition, it also offers Regatta countdown (10 minute countdown), too.

Neatly showcasing its functions, TAG Heuer CAF7011.BA0815 Aquaracer Calibre S 1/100th Sec Electro-Mechanical Chronograph sports a bright white dial that features silver-tone SuperLuminova coated hands and stick hour markers, orange tipped central seconds hand, along with 1/10 a second subdial at seven and 1/100 a second subdial at five. Despite of its complications, the watch is quite easy to read, and being luminous, there is no issue on low light condition time reading at all. The sapphire is sharp with a beautiful clarity, in which, being finely built, you can also be sure that not only scratches free, it wont fog and remains sharp through time and use.

This Calibre S has the definitive attributes of a competitive yachting timepiece, including: water resistance to 300 meters; 1/100th of a second precision; scratch-resistant sapphire crystal; fixed aluminum bezel; luminescent hands and markers; hand-applied indexes and semi-circular counters; triple-row steel bracelet with a double safety clasp and bracelet extension for full wearing comfort over a sailing suit.


Anyway, despite of charming in terms aesthetic and superior in quality, favorably, this sophisticated Swiss quartz luxury watch wont cost you a fortune. It has a sensible suggested retail price of $2,800.00.

Watch Specification

Brand: TAG Heuer
Collection: Aquaracer
Series: Calibre S 1/100th Sec Electro-Mechanical Chronograph

also known as Calibre S Regatta

Model number: CAF7011.BA0815

Style: CAF7011. also referred as CAF7011BA0815

Watch style: Gent, Casual, Sport, Yacthing
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss quartz

TAG Calibre S. In house. Swiss made, battery powered movement, three hands. 230 components. 5 independent bidirectional motors. Electro-mechanical. Quartz 32,768 Hz. 27 ~ 28 rubies. Perpetual calendar until 2099. Chronograph 1/100th sec. up to 2 years of battery life.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Seconds, Chronograph, Perpetual Calendar, Regatta
Dial: White

SuperLuminova coated silver tone hands. silver tone stick applied hour hour markers with luminescent. printed markers around the outer rim. 1/10 a second counter at 7. 1/100 a second counter at 5.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

scratch resistant, anti-reflective coated.

Case: Stainless steel

Round, Ø 43 mm, ± 13 mm thick. fine brushed and polished.

Bezel: PVD-coated Aluminum

Bi-directional rotating bezel. Black markers. tachymeter scale at the inner bezel.

Caseback: Solid

screwed-in stainless steel. engraved with with diving helmet insignia.

Crown: Screw down crown

Stainless steel. fluted, logoed.

Bracelet: Stainless steel

Silver tone, brushed and polished. ± 21.5 mm wide. triple-row steel link bracelet. men’s standard.

Clasp: Deployment buckle clasp with push button
Notable Features: Chronograph
Perpetual Calendar (until 2099)
Regatta countdown scale
Luminous hands and markers
Water resistant: 300 m (30 ATM / 984 feet)

suitable for showering, swimming, snorkeling, and diving.

Additional info: Time reading and Functions

TAG Heuer CAF7011.BA0815 displaying time and information in the most logical and elegantly possible ways. Simply put: hours are displayed with the central hour hand in the Time mode and Chronograph mode; minutes are displayed with the central minute hand in the Time mode, and Chronograph mode; and seconds are displayed with the central seconds hand in the Time mode and Chronograph mode. The left semi-circular counter displays tenths of a second in the Chronograph mode, while the left semi-circular counter displays hundredths of a second. To switch from standard Time mode to Chronograph mode, all one does is press the crown once to access the Chronograph mode.

In the Chronograph mode, you start, stop and reset it to zero like a normal chronograph, but elapsed time is displayed on the large central hands of the watch. The hour hand displays the elapsed hours, the minute hand displays the elapsed minutes and the seconds hand displays the elapsed seconds. The left counter indicates tenths of a second, the right counter indicates hundredths of a second.

You can find more about them, including how to read the Perpetual calendar and use the Regatta countdown in the included user manual.

MSRP

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Rate: 1

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price or Recommended Retail Price listed here may or may not reflecting the actual selling price of this TAG Heuer Aquaracer watch. You should use it and/or its conversion value for estimation only.

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The TAG Heuer 43mm Aquaracer Calibre S 1/100th Sec Electro-Mechanical Chronograph review in this page is written by Rief at Monday, March 11, 2013. The post is tagged as $2500 up to $5000, 300m, 43mm, analog, chronograph, low end, men, on steel, perpetual, quartz, round, sporty, stainless steel, swiss quartz, tag heuer, three hands, watch.

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