Wrist watches are among the most personal items that one can buy. Aside from telling time, they can be a form of self-expression, a way to tell your status. Well some of the watches in the world made for impression and looks. Bianchet Genève G5000 Active Tourbillon in one of them. The G5000 Active Tourbillon is purposefully made to be really strong. With aimed at the reasonably priced market, as the name suggests, the G5000 is designed to withstand impacts of up to 5,000 g and still keep ticking.
Some people wear watches to aspiring status to the world. And one of the important things to consider when choosing a watch is how well a particular one fits your lifestyle.
G5000 Active Tourbillon
The G5000 Active Tourbillon is absolutely the class. However it boasts a tourbillon and is chronometer certified by the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC), it’s made to be extremely harsh. The manually-wound, 116-component BAT 01 Swiss-made movement has aluminum bridges are to make it lightweight and resilient.
On the other hand, coming to its other aspects, the upshot of this is that the G5000 Active Tourbillon can withstand forces of up to 5,000 g. It’s also water resistant to 100 m (330 ft), thus weighs in at only 44 g (1.5 oz) without the strap. It has a 105-hr power reserve and operates at a frequency of 3 Hz (21,600 vph).
Well the company says that the material also improves the aesthetics of the movement. While, he gears in the powertrain have profiles that minimize torque where the gears mesh, and a variable inertia balance wheel removes the need for a moving index assembly. Thus a theses thing makes the watch shock proof.
In the meantime, diamond nano-particles suspended in the watch’s lubricants keep the movement working. The working continues even if the oil goes dry, meaning a condensed need for regular maintenance. The 43-mm case is of titanium and glass fiber with front and back sapphire crystals.