The Hoptroff No.16

Posted on December 06, 2007 by Gary Carruthers

The No.16 combines traditional complications with atomic timekeeping on your wrist.  Its unusual shape is due to the size of the atomic timekeeping unit. 

Right dial, centre right - Hours, minutes
Right dial, bottom right - Seconds
Right dial, centre left - Sidereal Hours, Minutes
Right dial, bottom right - Sidereal Seconds
Right dial, top - Equation of time

Left dial, left arc - Date
Left dial, top arc - Time of Sunrise (using location from smartphone)
Left dial, bottom arc - Time of Sunset (using location from smartphone)
Left dial, centre arc - Moon phase
Left dial, right arc - Power reserve

Top pusher:  Bluetooth activation
Bottom pusher:  Full atomic mode activation

Eyes: Atomic mode indication, top-of-the-minute glow

Time setting from GPS: ~10ns accuracy
Time setting from NTP: ~10ms accuracy
Battery life:  Est. 3 months in low power mode between recharges
Accuracy: 1.5 seconds per thousand years
Low power accuracy: Est. 10 seconds per thousand years
Waterproofing: Splashproof
Dial diameters: 36.0mm
Dimensions:  83.7mm x 43.4mm x 18.7mm excluding dial domes

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