TAG Heuer has created the worlds fastest chronograph watch which is capable of measuring out 1/1000ths of a second at 500 Hz. The new TAG Heuer Mikrotimer is equipped with a small balance wheel inside which goes back and forth 3.6 million times an hour.
To put that in perspective when you compare this to a Rolex watch who’s balance wheel goes back and forth around 28,800 beats per hour, you can easily see the difference in technology used to create the two watches. View a video after the jump to see the TAG Heuer Mikrotimer in action.
This video shows TAG Heuer’s Mikrotimer Flying 1000 Concept watch in action. This mechanical watch times things to 1/1000th of a second – 300 times faster than a human blink.
The Wrist Watch Review website sums up the design by saying: “In short, this watch is a completely mechanical device that runs faster than a sports car engine and comes in a package about as big as a silver dollar.”
Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet as the TAG Heuer Mikrotimer watch is still just a concept, but as soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated.
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