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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post14 Feb 2015, 01:48

Thanks Hanno :-D
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post19 Feb 2015, 22:49

SASM wrote:Hi Peter,
thanks for your kind comments on the watch. :-D

ronaldheld wrote:Have you though of Titanium or other case materials?


Not really as it completely goes against the whole concept of a strong watch. At the moment I have the opinion that a LED watch case should be made from stainless steel and nothing else. Maybe I will start with a new ceramic watch concept at a later point of time. But this would be a totally different watch.



I like these Tungsten Carbide (German: Wolframkarbid) cases by Rado, they NEVER scratch unless you bounce your watch against a stack of diamonds constantly. An amazing material, even after like 40 years these cases look like New Old Stock. If you are looking into strong materials i suggest you take a look at them. There's just nothing like it.
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post20 Feb 2015, 05:20

Maybe I'm missing something - why are the two dots not lined up like a semi-colon?
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post20 Feb 2015, 08:47

Chronos wrote:Maybe I'm missing something - why are the two dots not lined up like a semi-colon?

Because on the Monsanto 4 digit display sticks, each digit is a discreet package attached to the PCB. Each digit has a dot, similar to this:
digit.png

The dots of the middle 2 digits form the semi-colon.................hence the horizontal offset.
To give the complete picture, one of the middle 2 digits is attached to the PCB with a 180 degree rotation..........hence one is high and one is low.

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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post20 Feb 2015, 16:05

Gotcha. Well, honestly I'm not too crazy about that - maybe because I'm used to looking at LED watches with centered semicolons. To me it looks like something's wrong.

The other thing that strikes me is the band - a few big links are usually not as comfortable as many smaller ones (more potential to conform to the wrist) - but I haven't worn the watch so it might feel just fine.

All-in-all though, I think its a great looking watch and I just love the fact that its waterproof as I like to swim with my LED's on. I'm not sure about the display (for reasons above), but then again you'll never build a watch that's suits everybody perfectly. Good job!
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post20 Feb 2015, 16:28

In a few days we will have a nice review and many questions will be answered :-D
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post21 Feb 2015, 14:06

Kasper wrote:In a few days we will have a nice review and many questions will be answered :-D

Awaiting your full review, Kasper.
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post21 Feb 2015, 14:34

not mine, i'm to close to the source :-D
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

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I have tried since November to contact Hanno,only managed once....
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post03 Jan 2016, 17:38

holly35 wrote:I have tried since November to contact Hanno,only managed once.I was considering a couple of watches,however the lack of communication is a worry.If its this difficult to make a purchase I am worried about future service and contact. :-(


Now now holly you know one of the golden rules of digital watch ownership!
Patience is a virtue. We all have lives outside here. Even Hanno. ;-)
Original P1 modules don't mend themselves you know. ;-) ;-) :lol:

(in the case of the HGWC I speak from experience, she's a beauty) :mega: :mega:
Keep trying, anything worth having is worth the effort to get it.
Funny but I've almost always found the two are inextricably linked.
A bit like easy come easy go I suppose. :scratch: but vise versa.
Happy new year. :Prost:
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post03 Jan 2016, 18:52

I sure I will hear back in due course. :-D
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post03 Jan 2016, 21:30

God I love you guys.
Below is a selection of writings one could post in this situation.
Delete/use as applicable.
" Been trying to get hold of Hanno for a while now but no reply
Is it me or is there another problem maybe?
Anyone? :call:
I do hope nothing untoward has happened?
It's so unlike him not to respond." :scratch:
H'mm and I only wanted to buy one of his poxy watches.
Well because he ain't replied he can stuff his watches where the sun don't shine.
I have lost all confidence"

"CALM DOWN, CALM DOWN"



Sorry about me again. M:)W:)M
"I don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member" Julius Henry Marx

"If necessity is the mother of invention, then mother is now standing at the door calling us in to do our home work"

IF YOUR MOBILE PHONE OR SMART WATCH DOESN'T NEED CHARGING AT LEAST EVERY WEEK YOU EITHER...
A. HAVE NO LIFE/FRIENDS. OR NEED FOR ONE.
B. YOU NEED TO SWITCH IT ON.
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post03 Jan 2016, 21:49

I'm more interested in a response from Hanno,thanks,not a phsyco analysis on a comment from a prospective customer.At 800 Euros each I think it's a fair point.If he's busy,he's busy,I'm sure I'll hear back......,.......................................,..............................soon. ;*
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post04 Jan 2016, 00:55

Don't take me to serious.
I don't.

:scratch: Psycho: :?:
Maybe phsyco analysis :scratch: was never in my mind,
Looks like it was in yours. (h is in the wrong place by the way)
Steady. P air
Calm down. Calm down. It's just a bit of fun, sort of tied in with a little
nudge to maybe reread your original post's and maybe edit them.
As they might come across the wrong way, that's all dude.
Oh I see you already have. :lol:
Oooooops they can still read your original quote in my reply.
Sorry about me. !@@! !@@!
Would you like me to edit it for you? M:)W:)M
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"If necessity is the mother of invention, then mother is now standing at the door calling us in to do our home work"

IF YOUR MOBILE PHONE OR SMART WATCH DOESN'T NEED CHARGING AT LEAST EVERY WEEK YOU EITHER...
A. HAVE NO LIFE/FRIENDS. OR NEED FOR ONE.
B. YOU NEED TO SWITCH IT ON.
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post04 Jan 2016, 09:41

....some members may find it informative that Hannos hard to contact if they are also interested in one of the drivers.
If, and when i make a purchase i will keep it a two way discussion between me and the seller, without a third party joker throwing in some light entertainment along the way...........
I see the HGWC web site is down?
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post04 Jan 2016, 17:49

holly35 wrote:....some members may find it informative that Hannos hard to contact if they are also interested in one of the drivers.

Yep you're right, but as I said and was backed up by you're editing, so was I when I tried to point out..................



If, and when i make a purchase i will keep it a two way discussion between me and the seller, without a third party joker throwing in some light entertainment along the way...........
I see the HGWC web site is down?


Well I try my best to be helpful and entertaining. :nikolaus:

Third party joker eh. :scratch: :scratch: :scratch:
:ironie:
So if I'm the Fun boy three, :scratch:
Who's Bananarama?

M:)W:)M M:)W:)M

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A. HAVE NO LIFE/FRIENDS. OR NEED FOR ONE.
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post08 Jan 2016, 17:40

Hanno web site is still down.....
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post08 Jan 2016, 17:57

His 'strikesandspares' website is working OK for me.... .... http://www.strikesandspares.de/com/newmodule.htm
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post08 Jan 2016, 18:00

http://www.HGWC.de. which is the home web page for ordering and info on the new driver.
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post08 Jan 2016, 18:27

I'm 99% sure that when what ever it is that has happened is sorted by Hanno.
It will all make sense and there will be a good solid reason for the problems.
Again I do hope it's nothing serious (health/family issues) that's awry.
:-?
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"I don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member" Julius Henry Marx

"If necessity is the mother of invention, then mother is now standing at the door calling us in to do our home work"

IF YOUR MOBILE PHONE OR SMART WATCH DOESN'T NEED CHARGING AT LEAST EVERY WEEK YOU EITHER...
A. HAVE NO LIFE/FRIENDS. OR NEED FOR ONE.
B. YOU NEED TO SWITCH IT ON.
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Re: New #HGWC LED driver watch

Post08 Jan 2016, 18:39

holly35 wrote:http://www.HGWC.de. which is the home web page for ordering and info on the new driver.


I see, maybe he is updating the site for the new year - only guessing. :scratch:
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