The ETA in its current version ETA is the epitome of a workhorse offering not only outstanding reliability, but also considerable durability. The most recent iteration of the series has been manufactured in large batches since Needless to say, any hiccups have long since dissipated. While more often than not high precision is achieved at the expense of robustness, the combines both characteristics due to its relatively simple but highly effective design. Most notably, the is reputed not only for its accuracy but also for remaining relatively constant at any position of the watch under varying conditions.
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The ETA in its current version ETA is the epitome of a workhorse offering not only outstanding reliability, but also considerable durability. The most recent iteration of the series has been manufactured in large batches since Needless to say, any hiccups have long since dissipated.
While more often than not high precision is achieved at the expense of robustness, the combines both characteristics due to its relatively simple but highly effective design. Most notably, the is reputed not only for its accuracy but also for remaining relatively constant at any position of the watch under varying conditions.
The ETA also has a leg up on other movements not just in part thanks to its widespread usage, but also because spare parts are easy to obtain and relatively inexpensive.
Due to its profound success it has often been copied by other manufacturers, even from those hailing from Switzerland. This movement was first developed in the s and since then, numerous watch manufacturers have come to place their trust in the reliable service of the Valjoux In addition to its large dimensions, it also boasts 30 millimeters in diameter and 7.
Thanks to its robustness, its accuracy, and an excellent value for money countless manufacturers have come to rely upon the This is especially relevant for smaller manufacturers and one of the more important reasons for using the In addition to the and the , the A2 is also among the most common calibres produced by ETA.
Aside from its flatter structure, its design also shares similarities with the The is often used for flagship model series of brands in the medium to upper price segment. Especially by those who either do not have the necessary know-how for the production of manufacture movements or cannot produce a calibre for their own use in sufficient quantities yet. The often serves as a basis for intricate watches since it is thinner in comparison with the ETA The movement stays compact even if additional components such as simpler program cogs or complex switching mechanisms are added.
The ETA in its current version, the , is a hand-wind movement with 17 jewels and the 42 hour power reserve typical of ETA. With a measurement of only 3. Apart from the absence of the rotor and a date display, the is similar to the in its design. The movement can also be found in the Meistersinger Einzeigeruhr No.
The ETA is a calibre based on the ETA and while it not only has a date function, it also features a weekday indicator. The most recent version of the houses a stop second device and can be upgraded to a GMT calibre with a second time zone. Just as not every watch with a features a date display, there are also watches in which the is used, even when their dials do not permit a weekday display e.
The adaptation of the classic timepiece is often found in manufacturers such as Mido and Oris in a considerably accessible price segment. Both the and the were developed originally in the s by the movement manufacturer Unitas, but nowadays area manufactured and sold by ETA. Originally launched as a calibre for pocket watches, the and are regularly found in wristwatches. In hardly any other Swiss movement can you expect to find such complex mechanics for your money than the ETA Fitted with a chronograph function and a fully functioning calendar, it combines two important characteristics with very high everyday usability.
This makes it the perfect choice for the pragmatists among watch enthusiasts. In addition to the , further adaptations of the classic ETA Valjoux have been launched throughout the years, e.
The is the ETA chronograph movement based on the A2. Even equipped with these upgrades, the movement is no higher than 6. The is, when directly compared to the ETA Valjoux , the more modern and more complex interpretation of a very reliable chronograph movement. The automatic caliber has 37 jewels and as expected of ETA, a Swiss lever escapement as a regulator. Manufactured since , the ETA is the most recent version of this unusually thin yet elegant automatic movement.
With a height of only 3. The movement has a stop second and date function with quickset. Despite the slim design, it has a power reserve of 40 hours.
The manufacture series with the alphanumeric reference A XXX takes into account the increase in demand for large and robust wristwatches, similar to the repurposing of the Unitas calibres that have originally been developed for pocket watches. Due to the intricately designed main board, the movement is intended to fill the caseback of larger watches completely. It is offered in several different versions. The first A The third A Are they really as good as the reputation that precedes them?
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Parts for ETA 2801-2, 2804-2, 2824-2, 2836-2 and 2846
United States For shock system parts shock springs, jewels see link at page bottom. Parts ETA , , Image. Ebauches Clickspring for ETA , and This is the complete unit ready to be placed in the movement.
Movements made by ETA SA – an Overview of 10 of the Most Popular Calibres
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