Cartier Tank Quartz

May 30, 2022,02:45 AM

I have always been a manual or automatic only watch guy,

but am considering a quartz Cartier, undecided on which one
just yet.  I know very little about quartz, I am assuming 
Cartier uses a good quartz movement and I won't be 
disappointed.  Thoughts???

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Here is my 2 cents on the matter.

 By: MilDiver : May 30th, 2022-04:40
Will start by mentioning that like many of the community members, Quartz was a taboo, almost. Why? Because a Gshock was acceptable So quartz is (was) for me a taboo on "expensive" watches. Why is that? it was not a "real" watch. . Then my knowledge expand... 

With quartz I have GS, Breitling and Casio. One of each.

 By: Steve E : May 30th, 2022-05:19
I can't rule out that I would purchase another quartz watch, but if it was one from a "better" brand I'd want to understand what was going on with the movement. My advice is to read a GS quartz review and get an understanding of the things Grand Seiko doe... 

Cartier quartz movement …

 By: Cpt Scarlet : May 30th, 2022-08:20
In 2018, Cartier introduced a high-efficiency quartz movement with an estimated life of approximately 8 years. To achieve this the movement was revised to reduce its energy consumption and was combined this with a new high-performance battery, it has a mo... 

Don't worry about the quartz movements in Cartier watches

 By: Geo : May 30th, 2022-12:27
I have a Panthere watch from the eighties with a quartz movement and the watch still runs perfectly. This watch has an older movement where the battery lasts about two years. The current models have batteries that only need to be changed every 8 years as ... 

Good to hear your thoughts GEO …

 By: Cpt Scarlet : May 30th, 2022-14:02
The current models are definitely an improvement in battery usage.

I have a 1970's Trinity gilt dial must de Cartier quartz and . . .

 By: chippyfly : May 30th, 2022-14:23
. . . the high capacity (1.60mm thick ) battery last between 4 and 5 years. It remains very accurate after all this time. No seconds hand preserves the power. Who needs a seconds hand on a quartz watch? The 9J movement is by Frederic Piguet cal 820 (Carti...  

Interesting announcement

 By: Weems@8 : May 30th, 2022-17:44
I know something about quartz. The stone have an ideal frequency for watches when a power send through the quartz. Result is very accurate. The downside is, it is electronic. It needs power from a battery. It can be made very simple, so there is not much ...