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About Dive Watches

Although more technologically advanced than most daily timepieces, a dive watch is not just for the fin-inclined. It boasts a sporty look in a number of different styles, usually with a plastic or rubber band, and the deep level of water-resistance is useful when hanging poolside or even washing the car. Although notable companies, such as Citizen, Seiko, and Rolex, all produce some form of dive watch choices, not all types have the same features. For instance, a scuba diving watch should have water resistance to at least 200 meters or more, shock resistance, a unidirectional bezel, and luminous hands and dial for reading in darker waters. In comparison, dive computer watch choices are much more technologically oriented. Most have a digital display but also include a precise stopwatch, calendar, dual time, alarm. Some dive watches on eBay even feature depth and temperature measurements and a compass to help record your dive for downloading later on a computer. Most casual divers may enjoy these features, but they do not necessarily need them. However, you cannot go wrong by diving into these attractive timepieces for work or play.