Zenith has numerous aspects, which incorporates, obviously, brilliant vintage re-editions of past wonders outfitted with the El Primero development. However, Zenith is additionally a research facility for LVMH with regards to innovations and configuration, which means exceptionally specialized developments and striking plans. One of these watches, which is new in the assortment, is the Zenith Defy 21 Carl Cox Edition, honoring the incredibly famous DJ and producer.
The new Defy 21 Carl Cox Edition depends on a current watch that addresses the fate of the amazing El Primero development. In addition to the fact that it features a significantly more present day plan, with contemporary extents and materials, however its development is additionally miles ahead with regards to recurrence and innovation: it goes from 1/10th of a second exactness for the chronograph to a super-quick 1/100th of a second precision…
For his first eponymous uncommon edition watch, Carl Cox went for a bright and specialized look. The focal case, the pushers, the crown, the clasp head and the bezel of the Defy 21 Carl Cox Edition are completely made of carbon fiber. The bezel is loaded up with Super-LumiNova so it shines in obscurity – a cool detail and very fitting for a DJ. The tie, produced using red elastic with Cordura impact, likewise includes iridescent stitchings. The remainder of the watch, including the tonneau shape and the 44mm breadth, are indistinguishable from other Defy 21 watches.
The dial of the Zenith Defy 21 Carl Cox Edition has likewise been customized for the event. The showcase runs over a skeletonized development, with applied lists and sub-dials. The sub-counter at 9 o’clock, filling in as a running seconds marker, is molded like a vinyl record and highlights Carl Cox’s logo.
The development of this Zenith Defy 21 Carl Cox Edition depends on the design of the El Primero yet it has been completely changed to coordinate two escapements. The first, beating at the conventional (in any event for Zenith) 5Hz recurrence or 36,000 vibrations/hour is responsible for the timekeeping part of the watch. The subsequent escapement is responsible for the chronograph and just runs once the pusher has been incited. It runs at a super-quick 50Hz recurrence or 360,000 vibrations/hour, permitting the Defy 21 to be a 1/100th of a subsequent chronograph watch. The hyperactive focal seconds hand circumvents the dial once each second in a smooth development and a 100th/s track on the internal spine permits exact calculations.
The Zenith Defy 21 Carl Cox Edition (reference 10.9001.9004/99.R941) is a restricted edition of 200 pieces. It will be valued at CHF 19,500.
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