Reviews and Problems with Casio Men's GW3000B-1ACR G-Shock Solar Power
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Tough and stylish, with minor (but reasonable) flaws
5 February 2012
Summary: First things first: This is a stylish watch, no question. Casio set out to make a watch that looked like the cockpit of an airplane- and they succeeded marvelously. I won't rehash what everyone else has already said about the fantastic styling, etc- instead I'll focus on some the of the things I was concerned about before I purchased. 1) Size.
Summary: I must say that dealing with this company has been a pleasure. A little confusion, but nothing that wasn't worked out to my complete satisfaction. A pleasure to purchase from, and I would urge others to deal with confidence. The watch surpasses it's description, looks great, performs as advertised, I wouldn't hesitate a second to purchase again.
Summary: It is a great watch: fashion and sporty. Its functions are also of practical use such like world time. It looks good, gives precise time and useful functions and lasts for a long time, which fits all my expectations from a G shock. People who expect more could buy a more expensive brand rather than Casio but I personally really feel this watch is a very nice one.
Summary: This Casio is my 2nd Casio G-shock. The face of the watch is amazing. Orange dials are perfect for people who are very energetic. Compared with the blue dials watch, the band is rubber. However, the rubber band is perfect for winter wearing. And I think if you are not a metallic band fan, choose this orange one, this color is way more attractive than the blue one. About the functions part, I only use the automatically time-adjusting.
Summary: I've had the same same atomic, tough solar watch for the past nine years and just decided to upgrade to this model. The previous watch is still ticking strong and will probably continue to do so for a very long time. Im a cook and wear my gshock to work everyday. I would say i go fairly tough on my watches...from high temps to chemical buckets and all the greasy things in between this thing is a beast and I love it.
Summary: Agree with earlier reviews: initial setup can be difficult. Fortunately, found the toll free number of Casio to help me set the time using the Atomic feature. Living in Oregon, I was concerned of the distance from the Colorado receiver but after 10 minutes on the phone with Casio, the watch was set and performed flawlessly. Casio's help number is: (800) 435-7732.
Summary: Casio must be a unique place to work. They have a huge following and have pioneered certain features - such as radio synching - which are the biggest advances in watch technology in decades. But to really understand Casio watches - why people collect them and why there is something of a Casio cult - you have to look beyond functionality. Casio is culturally very Japanese, a land obsessed with playfulness, fantasy, fashion, and toys for grownups.
Summary: Before I got this watch two weeks ago, I thought that a fully analog, solar powered watch with atomic time signals would be way out of the price range I was looking for. However, this watch has them all in an affordable price, with a great looking face, and a variety of features that aren't overwhelming, but enough for everyday use. These include stopwatch, alarm, and world time, which lets you keep time from a different time zone on the small dial on the right.