2016 is still a year of practical conservatism, so many new watches adopt new colors or stainless steel remodeling strategies. The Master Compressor ceramic chronograph series owned by Jaeger-Lecoultre is no exception. , ’16 years new models debut with the most compact blue color, semi-hollowed blue needles and blue time scale, as a whole, refreshing, because compared to the previous years, most of the models are black and white needles and red Chronograph hands, black-faced gold hands and white chronograph hands, so the new Master Compressor ceramic chronograph series introduced this time, the overall style of the watch has been much younger, the gray dial, white dial and blue needle color To make this watch in the name of adventure more endless vitality and vitality, the strap is stitched with blue stitching, the same series of 46mm large diameter, with a black ceramic body, Masculine and full of vigor, the new color scheme is well worth starting.
Feature 1: Ceramic body not afraid of bumping
The ceramic case has been whirlwinded a few years ago. Now it seems that although many brands have ceramic models, if you want to study each brand’s practices in detail, they are actually different and each one uses The techniques of the ceramic body have different hardness. For example, the high-tech ceramics used by Jaeger-LeCoultre use zirconia as a raw material, and then add a small amount of yttrium to bond the two materials at a high temperature of 2000 degrees. After pressurized firing, Jaeger-LeCoultre also used X-rays to check the finished degree of the ceramics after firing, and finally re-carved the case lines at a high temperature of 2000 degrees to make them more neat. Under such complicated procedures, the final finish The ceramic watch body has twice the hardness of stainless steel and is as light as titanium. Under the strict control of Jaeger-LeCoultre, the ceramic hardness often questioned is not a problem.
The ceramic chronograph series watches that use black ceramic as the case, the overall shape of the case is quite neat, and the lugs are also processed to make it more handy, while the chronograph button and crown are Stainless steel material, this color jumping method is the consistent design of the ceramic chronograph master series
Feature two: new color matching, younger design orientation
In the past, the ceramic chronograph master series was either a full black face plate with a contrasting color of white needles, or a gold needle design with a rose gold body, which is a design that seems to be more basic. However, the new 2016 model has created a new atmosphere. The black dial of the previous generation has been changed to gray, the hands have been changed from white half-hollow hands to blue-edged white hands, the red chronograph hands have also been changed to blue, and the common white minute scale has also been changed from white to refreshing blue. The color matching and the strap with blue stitching give a quite refreshing and youthful design overall. Although this new color-changing method is very common in general brand product lines, it is obvious Generations of different design orientations can also be said to have changed the brand’s positioning of the ceramic chronograph master series. In fact, the combination of time and chronograph functions in the two places is basically in line with the preferences of the young market. I believe that the new color matching It will certainly be supported by younger ethnic groups.
The three-eye chronograph small dial is white, especially the small-second cross scale with a refreshing color scheme. The model retains the original ladder-shaped three-dimensional hour markers. It has a gray dial design and is matched with the blue minute scale. To have a quite flavor
Feature 3: Safe crown lock function
The ceramic chronograph master series is not only dazzling in appearance, but also considers quite a lot of conditions in actual operation. Because the ceramic chronograph master series is named after adventure, it means that this watch must be able to go up and down the sea, so this The crowns of the series all have a practical locking and waterproof function. This is an exclusive patented technology of Jaeger-LeCoultre. As long as the compression spiral crown is rotated for half a turn, the four ring-shaped seals of the crown can be pressed tightly, and then fixed in safety. Position to avoid accidental operation during the movement.
Many brands will use their brains to ensure that the watch is waterproof or to avoid user errors. The Jaeger-LeCoultre ceramic chronograph master series is based on exclusive technology. As long as the crown is rotated for half a turn, the watch can be rotated. Crown stuck to improve watch security
Master Compressor Chronograph Ceramic
Black ceramic material / 757 self-winding movement / hours, minutes, small seconds, date display / chronograph function / dual time display / day and night display / sapphire crystal / table diameter 46mm / waterproof 100 meters / limited to 500- —