Automatic quartz

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Automatic quartz is a collective term describing watch movements that combine a self-winding rotor mechanism (as used in automatic mechanical watches) to generate electricity with a piezoelectric quartz crystal as its timing element.wikipedia
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Automatic quartz is a collective term describing watch movements that combine a self-winding rotor mechanism (as used in automatic mechanical watches) to generate electricity with a piezoelectric quartz crystal as its timing element.
For instance, Seiko's kinetic-powered quartz watches use the motion of the wearer's arm: turning a rotating weight which causes a tiny generator to supply power to charge a rechargeable battery that runs the watch.

Seiko

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Japanese company Seiko pioneered the technique which it unveiled at the Baselworld 1986 trade show under the trial name AGM.
In the late 1980s, Seiko produced the first automatic quartz that combined the self-energizing attributes of an automatic watch with quartz accuracy.

Omega Seamaster Omegamatic

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Manufacturers who employ or employed ETA movements: Tissot, Rado in their Accustar line of watches, Longines, Swatch, Omega (Omega Seamaster Omega-matic), Dugena (K-Tech), Wenger (GST Field Terragraph Autoquartz), Hermès (Nomade), Roberge (Altaïr), Mido (Multifort), Bovet (Autoquartz calibre 11BQ01), Fortis (Spacematic Eco), Belair (Autoquartz), Franck Muller (Transamerica), HTO (Grand Voyager) and Cyma.
The Omega Seamaster 200 Omegamatic is a midsize automatic quartz watch that Omega produced from 1997 until 2000.

Citizen Watch

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Citizen, one of the world's largest watch manufacturers, also built an autoquartz-powered watch: the Eco-Drive Duo (released in December 1998).
In the rare and discontinued Eco-Drive Duo series, the solar power was supplemented by an automatic quartz power source.

Eco-Drive

No other autoquartz powered watch from Citizen is known; all other Eco-Drive models only use solar power or thermal power.
Citizen also built an automatic quartz powered watch, the Citizen Promaster Eco-Duo Drive (released in December 1998).

Movement (clockwork)

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Automatic quartz is a collective term describing watch movements that combine a self-winding rotor mechanism (as used in automatic mechanical watches) to generate electricity with a piezoelectric quartz crystal as its timing element.

Automatic watch

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Automatic quartz is a collective term describing watch movements that combine a self-winding rotor mechanism (as used in automatic mechanical watches) to generate electricity with a piezoelectric quartz crystal as its timing element.

Piezoelectricity

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Automatic quartz is a collective term describing watch movements that combine a self-winding rotor mechanism (as used in automatic mechanical watches) to generate electricity with a piezoelectric quartz crystal as its timing element.

Crystal oscillator

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Automatic quartz is a collective term describing watch movements that combine a self-winding rotor mechanism (as used in automatic mechanical watches) to generate electricity with a piezoelectric quartz crystal as its timing element.

Pendulum

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A rotating pendulum inside the case is attached to a relatively large gear which meshes with a very small pinion.

Pinion

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A rotating pendulum inside the case is attached to a relatively large gear which meshes with a very small pinion.

Revolutions per minute

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As the wearer moves, the pendulum turns and spins the pinion at a very high speed - up to 100,000 rpm.

Electric generator

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This is coupled to a miniature electrical generator which charges a storage device which is a capacitor(s) or a rechargeable battery.

Capacitor

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This is coupled to a miniature electrical generator which charges a storage device which is a capacitor(s) or a rechargeable battery.

Button cell

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This is coupled to a miniature electrical generator which charges a storage device which is a capacitor(s) or a rechargeable battery.

Baselworld

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Japanese company Seiko pioneered the technique which it unveiled at the Baselworld 1986 trade show under the trial name AGM.

United States dollar

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It is sold in limited volume at a price range of about US$3000 which makes it one of the most expensive automatic quartz watches.

Chronograph

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Exceptions are kinetic with other complications such as chronograph movement 9T82, 7L22 and direct drive movements.

ETA SA

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Swiss company ETA SA, part of the Swatch group, made seven different automatic quartz movements, calling them Autoquartz.

Swatch

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Manufacturers who employ or employed ETA movements: Tissot, Rado in their Accustar line of watches, Longines, Swatch, Omega (Omega Seamaster Omega-matic), Dugena (K-Tech), Wenger (GST Field Terragraph Autoquartz), Hermès (Nomade), Roberge (Altaïr), Mido (Multifort), Bovet (Autoquartz calibre 11BQ01), Fortis (Spacematic Eco), Belair (Autoquartz), Franck Muller (Transamerica), HTO (Grand Voyager) and Cyma. Swiss company ETA SA, part of the Swatch group, made seven different automatic quartz movements, calling them Autoquartz.

COSC

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Several vendors had their Autoquartz watches COSC certified.

Tissot

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Manufacturers who employ or employed ETA movements: Tissot, Rado in their Accustar line of watches, Longines, Swatch, Omega (Omega Seamaster Omega-matic), Dugena (K-Tech), Wenger (GST Field Terragraph Autoquartz), Hermès (Nomade), Roberge (Altaïr), Mido (Multifort), Bovet (Autoquartz calibre 11BQ01), Fortis (Spacematic Eco), Belair (Autoquartz), Franck Muller (Transamerica), HTO (Grand Voyager) and Cyma. Then in 2009, possibly due to available production capacity or stocked parts, Tissot reintroduced the Autoquartz in its PRC200 dive watch.

Rado (watchmaker)

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Manufacturers who employ or employed ETA movements: Tissot, Rado in their Accustar line of watches, Longines, Swatch, Omega (Omega Seamaster Omega-matic), Dugena (K-Tech), Wenger (GST Field Terragraph Autoquartz), Hermès (Nomade), Roberge (Altaïr), Mido (Multifort), Bovet (Autoquartz calibre 11BQ01), Fortis (Spacematic Eco), Belair (Autoquartz), Franck Muller (Transamerica), HTO (Grand Voyager) and Cyma.

Longines

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Manufacturers who employ or employed ETA movements: Tissot, Rado in their Accustar line of watches, Longines, Swatch, Omega (Omega Seamaster Omega-matic), Dugena (K-Tech), Wenger (GST Field Terragraph Autoquartz), Hermès (Nomade), Roberge (Altaïr), Mido (Multifort), Bovet (Autoquartz calibre 11BQ01), Fortis (Spacematic Eco), Belair (Autoquartz), Franck Muller (Transamerica), HTO (Grand Voyager) and Cyma.