October 6, 2022

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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Ultra Deep

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There are dive watches, then there is the new Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Extremely Deep collection. Though most divers have drinking water resistance ratings of 300 meters or so, the new lineup of Ultra Deep timepieces are accredited to stand up to water tension down to 6,000 meters (all-around 20,000 ft)—and they’re based mostly on a pair of prototype tickers that went even further than that.

Today’s Ultra Deep lineup traces its existence to one daring expedition to go to the deepest position in all the world’s oceans. In 2019, explorer Victor Vescovo efficiently piloted a specially developed submarine to a depth of 10,935 meters (35,876 ft) in the Mariana Trench, the deepest ocean trench on the world. Vescovo established a new record for the deepest voyage in a submarine, but it was also a landmark minute for watches. Two Omega Ultra Deep timepieces ended up hooked up to the outside the house of the submersible, and when Vescovo returned to the area soon after 12 hours beneath the waves, the two watches labored perfectly.

People two outstanding timepieces spawned the latest Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Ultra Deep assortment. The lineup consists of seven watches each individual one particular has been tested in true ocean ailments and is accredited for 6,000 meters of h2o resistance. In addition, all the watches meet up with the ISO 6425 standard, creating them ISO-licensed dive watches.

Omega Planet Ocean Ultra Deep watch on a white background
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All of the watches feature huge 45.5mm scenarios run by Omega’s Co-Axial Master Chronometer Calibre 8912, but there’s rather a bit of aesthetic selection throughout the lineup. The flagship timepiece in the assortment is the titanium Ultra Deep, which features a situation manufactured from sand-blasted Quality 5 titanium, a brushed ceramic bezel, and a black ceramized titanium dial with cyan numerals and brushed palms and indices. In comparison with the other watches in the selection, it wears a distinctly darker complete (many thanks to its top-tier metallic), and is paired with a striped black and cyan NATO strap—a valuable addition for sporting it around a wetsuit. It also commands a steeper selling price: $12,300.

But the other watches are just as impressive. They’re created with Omega’s O-Megasteel stainless steel alloy, which provides fantastic power and corrosion resistance (vital features for an ocean-likely check out). The alloy also has a marginally lighter coloration than standard stainless metal that presents the Ultra Deep watches a vibrant physical appearance and superb glow.

There are numerous hues on present, which include white or gradient lacquered dials (in both grey-black or blue-black) paired with blue, pink, or black unidirectional bezels with ceramic inserts. The dials are topped with domed sapphire crystal for excellent clarity and toughness, and the circumstance backs hint at the watches’ adventurous pedigree. All of the scenario backs are created with Quality 5 titanium, and they are engraved with a sonar style and design and Omega’s seahorse logo—a testomony to a manufacturer that truly went deep for this assortment.

[Starting at $11,200; omegawatches.com]

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