Best Lume?

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Best Lume?

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Which of the current models have the best lume. I define good lume as:
- lasting through to the morning or 10 hours
- and having hands and indices that can be read at night without my glasses on.

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Re: Best Lume?

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My C60 Trident Chronograph (Mk2) fits the bill, and your criteria, for me - okay, I know its not a current model, but please read on.

Without any special charge up of the lume it was/is still readable at 7:00am, when comparatively my Sieko Samurai was not, even though it had brighter lume.

The issue with the brighter lume of the Samurai was that, without my glasses (varifocal with +3.0 reading), the greater amount of brighter lume looked like a mush of out of focus light.

On the contrary, with the dimmer lume of the Trident, the position of the hands was still discernible.

Less is more? Beware.


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Re: Best Lume?

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 7:56 pm
My C60 Trident Chronograph (Mk2) fits the bill, and your criteria, for me - okay, I know its not a current model, but please read on.

Without any special charge up of the lume it was/is still readable at 7:00am, when comparatively my Sieko Samurai was not, even though it had brighter lume.

The issue with the brighter lume of the Samurai was that, without my glasses (varifocal with +3.0 reading), the greater amount of brighter lume looked like a mush of out of focus light.

On the contrary, with the dimmer lume of the Trident, the position of the hands was still discernible.

Less is more? Beware.


Guy

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Thanks Guy, I have a Seiko Solar Padi that has wicked bright hands and indices, but the hands are indistinguishable when they are close, essentially turning into bright mush for me if I don't have my glasses on.

With the long minute hand and triangular hour hand, I thought the Trident 600 Mk III might work as a travel watch.

Thanks for taking my criteria into consideration.

Leon

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