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Zenith Defy Xtreme Open – Gold & Ti

Posted by wristwatch on July 5, 2007


Conceived as a Formula 1 car, the design of the DEFY XTREME is closely linked to its function. The dials, for example, combine two complementary methods of construction: multi-layering, where the layers of materials are placed on top of each other, and honeycombing, which – like a bees’ nest – makes the materials stronger. The Manufacture’s engineers have also used the physical theory of shock waves to help design the case so that any shock is dispersed and therefore absorbed by the structure as a whole, rather than concentrated at a single point. The helical hands of the counters are also a guarantee of greater strength because they dissipate energy in case of shock.

* Caliber El Primero 4021 SX
* Automatic Chronograph movement with harmonic plate
* New gold plated auxiliary plate
* 13“` caliber. Diameter 30 mm. Height : 7.75 mm. 248 components
* Balance, chronograph & pallet bridges in shock-absorbing Zenithium Z+
* Incabloc® anti-shock device
* 36’000 vibrations per hour
* Power reserve over 50 hours
* 39 jewels
* Measures short time intervals to a 10th of a second
* Automatic winding in both directions
* Central rotor on ball bearings
* Heavy Metal oscillating weight with carbon fiber inserts
* Hours and minutes in the center
* Small seconds-hand at 9 o’clock with a 3-branched hand
* Power reserve indicator from hour axis
* Central seconds-hand
* 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock
* Black Titanium case. Diameter: 46.5 mm
* Screw-in push-pieces in rose gold and titanium
* Black Titanium screw-in crown with shock protecting device
* Graduated unidirectional rotating bezel in Black Titanium, with rose gold screw heads & cone-shaped indexes
* Helium valve at 10 o’clock
* Black Titanium screw-in case back with carbon fiber guilloché pattern
* Water-resistance up to 1’000 meters
* Multi-layered see-through structure composed of shock-resistant transparent Hesalite glass, Carbon fiber layer and nitrocellulosed nickel-coated dial plate
* 9-branched gold plated helical bridge revealing heart of 4021 SX El Primero caliber
* Highly scratch resistant sapphire glass, 3.8 mm thick, with anti-reflective coating on both sides
* All hands in rose gold with brown Superluminova inserts
* Hour & minute “skeleton” rose gold hands
* Gold plated wheel-shaped hand for the 30-minute chronograph counter
* High-temperature resistant bracelet in gold & black titanium:
* Solid titanium structure reinforced by Kevlar® lateral inserts, 21 central links in rose gold, with solid black titanium triple folded clasp
* Also available on black genuine rubber strap and black leather strap, with rose gold tongue buckle

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2 Responses to “Zenith Defy Xtreme Open – Gold & Ti”

  1. eduardo said

    I want awatch like this. Wich is the price??

  2. very nice but a little difficult to read the time!

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