Grand Seiko SLGC001 Evolution 9 Hi-Beat 36000 Tentagraph
Grand Seiko SLGC001 – Tentagraph, Grand Seiko’s first Automatic Chronograph
The pursuit of precision is at the heart of the Grand Seiko Tentagraph, which features the new Caliber 9SC5. This Hi-Beat chronograph movement beats ten times per second, ensuring high accuracy when measuring the time of day as well as elapsed time. With its energy-efficient architecture, the movement runs for three days even with the chronograph function in operation. 9SC5 introduces a new testing procedure, which now includes an extra three days to assess the watch in three positions while the chronograph is running.
Caliber 9SC5 features both a vertical clutch and a column wheel, two hallmarks of a high-quality modern chronograph. The vertical clutch eliminates any shuddering or jumping of the hands when the chronograph is engaged, and the column wheel offers precise control of the chronograph operation. A three-pointed hammer returns the hands back to zero in perfect synchronization when the chronograph is reset.