I like that touchscreen on the Casio, coming to think of it so way ahead of the current crop of touchscreen smart watches. I wish I had my oldest one too, it was a Protrek PRW1500 purchased in 2008. Long gone..My oldest Casio, still on my drawer is this one, a VDB100 bought in San Francisco Little China back in September 1991.
It is a touch screen unique tech as this is a cushion of gaz between two layers.
In a plane, with less air pressure it goes convexed!!
Great functions. Full matrix display. They were a map of the world moving to choose your cities, virtual buttons appearing for stopwatch and timer...
Very clever ergonomy !
I have used mine hard. I even use to swim with it...
Notice also how good the metal bracelet was. There is no scratches. Zero desk diving marks.
Really but was a unique model. Its only shortcoming was the absence of any backlight.
Even if the display got a contrast setting, once in the dark it was useless.
Notice how it look small compared to the nowadays mastodons.
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nice! gotta make sure to keep that thing for your whole life!
The curse of drawers in parents houses... Seems to be time capsules!!👽👍👽Casio AMW-320D 7BVZ. 1995.
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The Casios were out of my reach during the 80s. They were at least two times more expensive than the watches with alarm/chrono/7 melodies my dad used to buy me. He would prefer to buy me disposable, cheaper watches than a good one. Can't blame him, but the truth is that I've always wanted a Casio, especially those relatively very expensive, ana-digi models.
No wonder that I bought one with my first salary in 1995. It was my only watch until 2001, when I bought a Citizen NY-0040. I handed this over to my brother, which is not a watch guy. When I asked him after a few years where that watch was, he told me "I don't know, I don't remember" and was considered lost to me. I gave him an Orient GMT, I did not want my younger brother to live his life without a watch. He rarely wears it.
Yesterday I went to my parents home. As I was snooping around, I opened a drawer and found my Casio. I hurried back home and popped a battery in. It worked! Now it just needs a total gasket replacement and will take its place in my watch box. I do not like ana-digi anymore neither quartz watches, but since yesterday I haven't got it off my wrist.