Eta technical document mechanical watch, automatic watch. Because movements are machines, they only intellectual property protection they would have is a patent, and presumably the european patent laws are similar to those of the us. Ok now there is a sequal out there to my two service notes on eta 28242. Man eta 28242 or sw200 calibre 5 man eta 28342 or sw240 calibre 5 daydate man eta 28952 or sw260 calibre 6. Swiss eta 28242 automatic movement articles ablogtowatch. C international watch company movement watches mechanisms of watches file of the final design, if you would like to print one yourself.
Most eta movements have been around for a while and in the us patents last for 20 years only. Tissot pr50 mechanical watch animation eta 28242 movement. Standard, elaborated improved, top and chronometer. To view a specific products specifications, hover over the product. Not all eta 28242 are created equal time talk time.
Eta caliber 2824 2 top grade, and the differences in grades it is an undeniable fact that many people have not heard of the eta movements, but that does not pertain to watch lovers. Take the eta 28242 movement, which has been around since the 1970s. Swiss automatic chronograph movement dubois depranz 202528242 51 jewels this movement or close relatives, usually 2892 but with the same chrono module are used in all sorts of genuine watches. The modified etavaljoux 7753 calibre eta a05h31 with 60 hours of power reserve. The rotor will continue to wind the watch as you wear it and keep the watch going. Perlage seagull st2 mechanical automatic movement replacement for eta 28242. Eta has manufactured this type of movement for over forty years and its proven performance is why it is still found in all low priced and some medium priced swiss automatic watches. View and download rodania eta 28242 user manual online. The most recent version of the 28362 houses a stop second device and can be upgraded to a gmt calibre with a second time zone. This barrel is supplied with arbor and mainspring installed. Eta 28242 service manual hello, originally posted by fstshrk. I am looking to learn the watchmaking trade by servicing a watch with the eta2824 2 movement. The 2824 is considered to be a workhorse movement by many watch enthusiasts. I pulled the practice 28242 movements box out and blindly picked a specimen.
The eta 2824 2 is a workhorse of eta sas line of mechanical movements. Time winding with the crown in position 0, wind the watch about 30 times. I had tested it before in the case but as i try to. Below, we will show how we regulate an eta 28242 movement which is found in our ara dive watches. Together with the eta 2824 and valjoux 7750 also known as eta 7750 and tag heuer calibre 16, the 2892 is one of three most common movements from eta. Eta 28242 movement how the date on eta watch movement. Mechanical movements manufacture horlogere suisse eta sa. Eta is best known for the production of two automatic movements with date, models 2824 and 2892.
The swiss eta 28242 movement is used in several makes including auguste reymond, cartier, dugena, eterna, festina, fortis, gaddys, kienzle, maurice lacroix, mhr, motochron, oris, schwarzetienne, tagheuer, tissot to name a few. Mechanical movements represent a philosophy which bears witness both to the history of the first artisans and to the most innovative mechanisms ever invented by humans. Hours, minutes, central second date display in window, semiinstantaneaous quick correction of date time setting with stopsecond selfwinding mechanism, bidirectional frequency. The direct predecessor was eternas 1541, which was sampled in 1967 with and without the eta 2824 stamp. Eta automatic workhorses, the 2824 and 2892 bernardwatch. Would like to disable the manualhand wind function because that eta is going to be placed in a case that has a screw down crown. The watch has an eta 28242 movement, which i assume is standard grade rather than elaborated or top, because i probably would have read something about it if it werent. It has been in production since 1982 and was based off of the original eterna caliber 1427. A watch should be regulated in three important positions. To add products to your shopping cart, input the quantitys in the boxs, and then hit the submit button at the bottom note. This is tissot pr50 mechanical watch animation eta 28242 movement by yingzhe fu on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. The more specific you are the better i can answer your questions so many companies use so many different versions of the 28242 that your question is still extremely vague. Eta sa disclaims any liability in case of damage arising from failure. This is only a data sheet for identification and evaluation of the movement calibre, as well as for.
Eta 28242 assembly with images omega seamaster, omega. The computeraided design cad files and all associated content posted to this website are created, uploaded, managed and owned by third party users. The eta 2824 is arguably the most ubiquitous watch movements in. So why do watch companies consider the eta 28242 movement the workhorse of swiss watch models. The eta caliber 28242 is perhaps one of the most wellknown and most recognized movements in the watch industry. It is a quick and dirty buid description with this type of movement. Unfollow eta 28242 to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Diameter mm running time hours mecaline specialities.
Eta caliber 28242 top grade, and the differences in grades it is an undeniable fact that many people have not heard of the eta movements, but. Eta sa manufacture horlogere suisse 2 ct 2824 2 fde 481688 11 01. If you have a specific watchbrand in mind with this movement, please provide that information. I sent an email to eta customer service, no reply yet.
Here is a quick overview of the eta 2824 watch movement, video was taken in watchmaking school. The eta 2892a2 is positioned as the upperrange automatic movement commonly found in upscale swiss made replica watches, while the older and cheaper 28242 is found in lowerend watches. And that same movement will pop up anywhere from budget watches to some serious, topend timepieces with posh names on the dialand prices to match. In terms of reliability, generally speaking its as good as any other movement. Hello, i have a genuine eta 28242 that i both a couple of months ago. The 2824 also sports larger wheels and balance and fits the automatic unit entirely above the. Eta is a wholly owned subsidiary of swatch group, meaning many of swatch groups brands are powered by eta movements. The photo on the left will direct you to the official website of eta which stores all technical documents of the world famous eta movements. The 2824 was designed as an automatic movement, the parts that allow it to be manually wound were a bit of an after thought, and they arent very strong and are prone to wear through frequent use, so if you do a lot of manual winding you will put wear on those wheels which can cause metal shavings to develop and stop the watch, or even break.
Eta 28362 the 28242 with a sharp weekday display the eta 2836 is a calibre based on the eta 2824 and while it not only has a date function, it also features a weekday indicator. Eta 28242 practice round your projects, walkthroughs. But soon i realized the pictures probably are so many it would be hard to upload. I have read on a watch forum that this is not good for the watch. Removing the stem from an eta 2824 watch repairs help. To us, every movement is the epitome of reliability and precision, and it is our expertise and innovative industrial capacity which enable us to supply movements that meet your. One workhorse of the eta mechanical line is the eta 28242, the 2824 is an. You can practice your french looking at an example catalogue of options for one movement shown here for the ubiquitous 28242 pdf file. Also look here i cannot post the link because it is an s site.
Eta sa manufacture horlogere suisse designs and manufactures quartz watches and both. Since i have a restless brain i today decided it was time to practice on an eta28242 movement. A single eta 2824 2 movement will set a watchmaker back around. The eta 2824 2 is a product of the company eta sa manufacture horlogere suisse eta sa swiss watch manufacturer. Is it harmful to the movement if i wind it by rotating the crown. The eta 28362 is a day date execution while the eta 28242 is a date execution of the same basic movement. I really love the watch, but im curious about the accuracy. Sellita sw200 movement, also uses incabloc shock absorber. Both movements are used by other movement manufacturers as the tractor power base and time source. In 1926, eta as the movement branch of eterna, founded in 1896 and fhf founded in. Seagull eta 28242 st2 automatic movement replacement mechanical watch see more like this. But, eta movements can be found in watch brands big and small and have played a critical role in the explosion of microbrands over the last few years. Eta sa is the largest consortium of swiss watchmakers.1163 190 1185 164 1275 847 53 1026 1268 350 358 1055 400 628 728 857 26 1467 502 823 568 874 186 1468 1125 1569 1225 239 1334 182 635 1334 1541 1539 640 1380 445 32 10 1168 1093 1235 1019 487 945