Eco-Drive converts any kind of light into energy to power a watch, storing the surplus on a power cell. On a full charge, an Eco-Drive watch runs for months even in darkness with no need for regular battery replacement. It’s designed to charge from ordinary everyday light sources like indoor fluorescent lighting and desk lights. Every eco drive technology watches can do it like ECO DRIVE citizen CA0295-58E watch, ECO DRIVE citizen CA0450-57E watch. You can go about your everyday life confident that your watch will never stop.
According to Citizen, by 2011 80% of their wristwatches featured Eco-Drive, and the company saw Eco-Drive type watches as the focus of new generations of watches.
In 2012 Citizen offered over 320 Eco-Drive watch models in various types, styles and price ranges.
No Battery Replacement
Once upon a time, everyone accepted that quartz watches had to have their batteries replaced at regular intervals. But the advent of Eco-Drive overturned the conventional thinking. In ECO DRIVE citizen CA0690-88L watch you won’t face any kind of issues. Eco-Drive is a light-powered technology that drives watches by capturing light and converting it into energy using an inbuilt solar cell. Suddenly the hassle of replacing batteries was a thing of the past.
Runs Even in Dim Light
Eco-Drive is designed to charge from ordinary everyday light sources like indoor fluorescent lighting and desk lights. You can go about your everyday life confident that your watch will never stop.
Runs in the Dark
Do you need light to generate power for your watch all the time? Not with Eco-Drive. A single full charge is enough to keep Eco-Drive working for over six months in total darkness. Indeed, some models equipped with power save function can run for as long as seven years.
Citizen Eco-Drive CA0641-24E Chronograph Men’s Watch
This Citizen Eco-Drive watch is powered by light (or solar power). You get the accuracy of quartz without the hassle of having to replace a battery. It features a 44mm diameter stainless steel case, a rallye-style brown leather strap, a 24-hour sub-dial, 60-minute stopwatch function, and a date window at the 3:00 position on the dial. ECO DRIVE citizen CA0641-24E watch has some additional unlike the ECO DRIVE citizen CA0690-88L watch. It comes with a black dial with a Tachymeter scale on the bezel. The watch has 9 months of power reserve when fully charged by a light source. Includes and insufficient charge warning and overcharging prevention
- Gents Citizen watch collection.
- Eco-Drive technology.
- Solar power watch. Charges with light, Never requires battery or battery replacement.
- Stainless steel case.
- Brown leather strap.
- Black tone dial.
- Date display.
- Chronograph function.
- Tachymeter feature.
- Case size: 44mm.
- Scratch resistant mineral crystal.
- Water resistan: 100 meters / 330 feet.
- Movement: Solar powered.
- Comes with original box and booklet.
- Warranty: 5 Years US, 1 year International.