“There are devices and there are gems or as we consider them the work area jumpers. Some of them however are so significant on the grounds that upon their initiation they changed the manner in which the business saw the construction of the appropriate jumpers watch.” This is the way our contributor Ilias characterized the Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m , a legitimate apparatus watch made to be utilized by proficient jumpers along with being a significant watch for the business. For baselworld 2015, Omega offers an update to “ The Kraken of Diving Watches ” by packaging the new Co-Axial Master Chronometer development into a titanium case and cross section bracelet.
Back in 2009, Omega presented the new Ploprof, or as the terminology tells, the Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m Co-Axial. The visual angles were very near the vintage release. It accompanied a similar generally plan for the case, the dial and the hands. It was as yet a monstrous watch however the construction of the case was the principle update. Due to the innovative advances, the case disposes of the monobloc plan and returns to a conventional center case, with an isolated caseback and bezel – considerably encouraging the help tasks. The second change concerns the water opposition, presently at 1200m – again because of the new advances. The crown insurance and storage is additionally improved and simpler to grasp however the bezel’s pushbutton is still right in place.Finally, the Omega Seamster Ploprof 2009 version comes with an advanced Co-Axial chronometer development, the Caliber 8500.
What’s new for 2015?
In truth, numerous things that can’t be seen from the start sight. Of course, you’ll effectively recognize the new dial/bezel/lash combos, yet the remainder of the updates is more specialized. Plan astute, the watch keep precisely the same shape, with its 55mm x 48mm x 17.5mm case. The principle oddity is something that we absolutely commendation: the utilization of titanium for both the case and the lattice wristband (the utilization of titanium for such an arm band is by all accounts a world’s first). Considering the enormous size of this Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m, the utilization of lightweight titanium is very welcome, as it won’t make the watch more modest yet at any rate, simpler to wear consistently. The second favorable position of this metal is to be more impervious to scratches and corrosion – something that proficient jumpers will absolutely like.
The second update concerns the bezel. On the 2009 version of the Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m, the bezel was made of a sapphire gem imprinted (on the back) with a 60-minute scale. On the 2015 Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m Co-Axial Master Chronometer, you won’t be astounded to see the appearance of fired, indeed a more safe material.
The case comes with one final update: the caseback is currently made of sapphire precious stone, to offer a view on the development. What’s more, what a development! In reality, the 2015 Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m comes with the most recent and best from Omega-Watches, the Co-Axial Master Chronometer. First presented in 2013, this new development started to be utilized widely in the collection a year ago, particularly with the presentation of the Omega Seamaster 300m Master Co-Axial . This year, we’ve seen again a few updates, as it currently includes another affirmation and new tests – the Master Chronometer standard, as found in the recently presented Omega Globemaster Collection (where you can locate all the insights regarding this new certification).
The 2015 Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m Co-Axial Master Chronometer Titanium includes the Caliber 8912, which means the no-date release of the development we can discover in the Omega GlobeMaster – developments that were beforehand know as the Master Co-Axial. Essentially, we discovered all the advancements made by Omega, including the Co-Axial escapement and the completely antimagnetic construction , with all the significant parts made in silicon (balance wheel, escapement haggle, hairspring) or in non-attractive metals (for the plates and scaffolds). It allows the development to be impervious to attractive fields up to 15.000 Gauss. The second improvement is the new certificate, in light of on COSC norms and afterward on an interior cycle fabricate along with METAS . This interaction is made on the whole watch (and not just the development) and concerns its exactness, its force hold, its normal day by day accuracy in daily wearing conditions, its water-opposition and its protection from attractive fields. The Omega Caliber 8912 highlights two barrels for 60 hours of force save and ticks at 3.5Hz. It is decorated with arabesque Geneva stripes. Accuracy for Co-Axial Master Chronometer watches is said to average – 0, + 5 seconds for each day.
The 2105 version of Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m is an incredible specialized update, that improves both the development – with better principles, better precision, high protection from attractive fields – and the actual watch, that is presently both more safe and simpler to wear consistently, because of the utilization of titanium. The 2015 Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m Co-Axial Master Chronometer Titanium comes in 4 versions (all come on a lattice titanium arm band and furthermore remembers an extra elastic lash for the box)
- Black dial/dark bezel – 12.600 USD
- Grey dial/dim bezel – 13.800 USD
- White dial/Blue bezel – 12.600 USD
- Blue dial/18k Sedna gold bezel with blue addition – 18.000 USD