50th anniversary of the first digital watch marked by the release of an updated version

The charm of the original model is fully preserved in it.

Almost 50 years ago, on May 6, 1970, Hamilton introduced the first ever digital wristwatch - the Pulsar Time Computer. The device became a hit, and three years later the next model could be seen on the arm of Roger Moore in the role of James Bond in the film “Live and Let Die”.

The manufacturer decided to mark the round date with the release of an updated version. It is called the Hamilton PSR and looks exactly the same as the Pulsar Time Computer.

In terms of functionality, the device also remained a simple wristwatch that can only show time. True, unlike the original, which has only an LED indicator and does not show the time until you press the button, the new watch received a hybrid indicator. The time is displayed continuously, but muffled, and pressing the button activates the OLED panel, and then the numbers become bright. The indicator is protected by an anti-reflective sapphire coating. The watch can withstand immersion to a depth of 100 m.

The watches will be on sale in May. The steel option is priced at $ 745. The version with gilding, released in the amount of 1970 copies, will cost $ 995.

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