EP1821163A3 - Timepiece with generator - Google Patents

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EP1821163A3
EP1821163A3 EP07100376A EP07100376A EP1821163A3 EP 1821163 A3 EP1821163 A3 EP 1821163A3 EP 07100376 A EP07100376 A EP 07100376A EP 07100376 A EP07100376 A EP 07100376A EP 1821163 A3 EP1821163 A3 EP 1821163A3
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Prior art keywords
watch
timepiece
generator
oscillating
movements
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French (fr)
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EP1821163A2 (en
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Pierre Nobs
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VENTURA WATCH SA
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Ventura Watch SA
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Priority to CH2232006 priority Critical
Application filed by Ventura Watch SA filed Critical Ventura Watch SA
Publication of EP1821163A2 publication Critical patent/EP1821163A2/en
Publication of EP1821163A3 publication Critical patent/EP1821163A3/en
Application status is Pending legal-status Critical

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    • GPHYSICS
    • G04HOROLOGY
    • G04BMECHANICALLY-DRIVEN CLOCKS OR WATCHES; MECHANICAL PARTS OF CLOCKS OR WATCHES IN GENERAL; TIME PIECES USING THE POSITION OF THE SUN, MOON OR STARS
    • G04B45/00Time pieces of which the indicating means or cases provoke special effects, e.g. aesthetic effects
    • G04B45/02Time pieces of which the clockwork is visible partly or wholly
    • GPHYSICS
    • G04HOROLOGY
    • G04CELECTROMECHANICAL CLOCKS OR WATCHES
    • G04C10/00Arrangements of electric power supplies in time pieces
    • GPHYSICS
    • G04HOROLOGY
    • G04GELECTRONIC TIME-PIECES
    • G04G19/00Electric power supply circuits specially adapted for use in electronic time-pieces
    • G04G19/12Arrangements for reducing power consumption during storage

Abstract

Watch comprising an electric generator module actuated by an oscillating mass following the movements of the carrier. The oscillating weight is visible behind an ice of the frame next to the time display. The watch also includes a display mode of the load reserve and the energy balance.
EP07100376A 2006-02-13 2007-01-11 Timepiece with generator Pending EP1821163A3 (en)

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CH2232006 2006-02-13

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EP1821163A2 EP1821163A2 (en) 2007-08-22
EP1821163A3 true EP1821163A3 (en) 2012-06-13

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JP (2) JP5243722B2 (en)

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GB421770A (en) * 1933-03-22 1934-12-31 Louis Cartier Improvements in or relating to watchcases
JPS5326169A (en) * 1976-08-23 1978-03-10 Seiko Instr & Electronics Ltd Generation set for portable electronic apparatus
US4910720A (en) * 1988-03-21 1990-03-20 Le Phare-Jean D'eve S.A. Watch having a visible energy producing oscillatory mass
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US6441516B1 (en) * 1999-09-17 2002-08-27 Eta Sa Fabriques D'ebauches Shockproof device for a power generator with an oscillating weight
EP1341062A2 (en) * 2002-02-28 2003-09-03 Seiko Epson Corporation An electronic timepiece
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JP3624673B2 (en) * 1998-02-24 2005-03-02 セイコーエプソン株式会社 Generator and electronic equipment using the generator
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JP2003130975A (en) * 2001-10-22 2003-05-08 Citizen Watch Co Ltd Electronic timepiece and method of controlling the same
CH706187B1 (en) * 2002-11-22 2013-09-13 Pierre Nobs Digital watch and process management and control of such a watch.

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB421770A (en) * 1933-03-22 1934-12-31 Louis Cartier Improvements in or relating to watchcases
JPS5326169A (en) * 1976-08-23 1978-03-10 Seiko Instr & Electronics Ltd Generation set for portable electronic apparatus
US4910720A (en) * 1988-03-21 1990-03-20 Le Phare-Jean D'eve S.A. Watch having a visible energy producing oscillatory mass
EP0683442A1 (en) * 1994-05-20 1995-11-22 Mondaine Watch Ltd Small electronic watch
JPH1172580A (en) * 1997-08-29 1999-03-16 Seiko Instr Inc Watches
US6441516B1 (en) * 1999-09-17 2002-08-27 Eta Sa Fabriques D'ebauches Shockproof device for a power generator with an oscillating weight
EP1341062A2 (en) * 2002-02-28 2003-09-03 Seiko Epson Corporation An electronic timepiece
EP1372048A2 (en) * 2002-06-12 2003-12-17 Seiko Epson Corporation Time measurement device and method of controlling the time measurement device

Non-Patent Citations (1)

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