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How Low Can You Glow? TAG Heuer Dives Deeper with Aquaracer Professional 300 Night Diver | Features

Again in April, throughout Watches & Wonders, TAG Heuer introduced the newest revamp of its well-established Aquaracer household of dive watches. The re-engineered Aquaracer Skilled 300 kicked off with eight fashions, all that includes redesigned bezels with ceramic inserts, slimmer profiles, and a number of other different upgrades. Now TAG Heuer expands the gathering to 11 complete references with the launch of three extra Aquaracer Skilled 300 watches, led by the latest model of a Eighties traditional, nicknamed “Night time Diver.”

The “Night time Diver” model of the Aquaracer debuted within the mid-Eighties.

Launched alongside two different monochromatic fashions with the identical case dimensions and dial components — one in all-black, the opposite in all-blue — the Night time Diver stands out with its 43-mm metal case, 12-sided rotating bezel, engraved strong caseback, and adjustable clasp all coated in matte black DLC (diamond-like carbon) and by its absolutely luminescent dial, bathed in inexperienced Tremendous-LumiNova for a placing glow in darkish circumstances resembling a diver would encounter deep underwater. On the Night time Diver, the minutes and seconds arms and the triangle at 12 o’clock on the bezel are full of blue Tremendous-LumiNova to distinction with the dial, whereas the hour hand and markers at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o’clock on the dial are full of inexperienced luminous materials. Additional distinction is achieved with the usage of black lacquer on the edging of the remaining hour markers.

The dial is absolutely coated with inexperienced Tremendous-LumiNova.

Like its 2021 predecessors and its newly launched siblings, the Aquaracer Skilled 300 Night time Diver sports activities the hallmark 12-sided dive-scale bezel which rotates in a single route and has faceted sides for a straightforward grip. Its scratch-resistant sapphire crystal has a magnifying lens built-in into its underside to highlight the date show on the dial at 6 o’clock. The dial itself hosts a sample of horizontal strains, set barely additional other than one another than on earlier Aquaracer fashions for a extra “elegant, subtle” look, together with sword arms and octagonal hour markers. The crown screws down securely into its protectors to make sure a water-resistance of 300 meters.

A magnifying lens on the crystal’s underside highlights the date.

The bezel’s 12 sides are grooved for simple gripping.

The picture of a scaphander diver’s helmet, one other hallmark of the Aquaracer assortment, is stamped onto the 12-sided faceplate of the strong caseback. Beating behind that caseback is TAG Heuer’s computerized Caliber 5, with a 28,800-vph frequency, a fast date-correction perform, and an influence reserve of 38 hours. All three new fashions together with the Night time Diver are mounted on built-in rubber straps whose clasps are geared up with a fine-tuning adjustment system and double security push-buttons to stop unintentional unlocking. TAG Heuer says that the straps might be reduce to the wearer’s most popular size at any TAG Heuer boutique or licensed retailer.

A stamped picture of a diver’s helmet adorns the caseback.

The DLC-coated clasp has a advantageous adjustment system.

The TAG Heuer Aquaracer Skilled 300 “Night time Diver” is out there now, at a retail value of $3,350. The black and blue fashions (pictured under) can be found as of August 2021 and priced at $2,700.