[LINK] Smart watches

Michael Skeggs mike@bystander.net mskeggs at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 08:40:45 AEDT 2012

On 9 November 2012 08:13, Marghanita da Cruz <marghanita at ramin.com.au>wrote:

> <snip>
> The mobile phone has replaced the wrist watch as the fashion accessory and
> timepiece but a friend has one of these...
> >> It starts with a simple, yet revolutionary concept; a timepiece that
> never needs a battery change.
> >>
> >> Citizen Eco-Drive technology harnesses the power of light – from
> any natural or artificial light source – and converts it into energy
> which is stored in an Eco-Drive energy cell.
> >>
> >> It recharges continuously in any kind of light to run forever.
> <http://www.citizenwatches.com.au/products/eco-drive>
> Marghanita
Unfortunately, I have heard reports the capacitor that keeps it running in
dark period gives up the ghost after a few years.
Michael Skeggs

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