G-SHOCK releases a new set of the classic DW-5600 Series a revival of historical colors. There are DW-5600R in yellow, blue, green and DWE-5600R in yellow with the replacement bands and bezels. These new models recreate the First Yellow (1987), First Green (1991), and First Blue (1991) color G-SHOCK watches which were sold outside of Japan. The blue and green color watches have gold LCD, which is similar to the one used in the original design.
New Release: Casio G-SHOCK DW-5600R and DWE-5600R
The G-SHOCK DW-5500R is retailed at SGD 139 for the blue and green and SGD 149 for the yellow. And the DWE-5600R with 2 additional interchangeable bands and bezel retails for SGD 309, inclusive of GST. TheDW-5600 and DWE-5600 are now available on G-SHOCK website and all G-SHOCK stores now.
The three new DW-5600R models bring the total of the collection to 10, including the stainless steel GM-5600 and the transparent resin cased GW-5600. The new models are in-line with the classical looks of the G-SHOCK, and though the colours are anything but muted, they are more traditional than the riot of colours in some of the current DW-5600 series.
Casio G-SHOCK DWE-5600R
The special model is the DWE-5600R is a yellow watch with replacement bands and bezels, this model brings back the square-face 5600 Series with a Carbon Core Guard structure. Also, this model comes with 2 colors replacement bands and bezels: black and red. The components are fully interchangeable, and it is possible to create a mix and match, or just plain models in black, yellow and red.
In terms of function, these all models are shock resistant, 200-meter water resistant and are equipped with stopwatch and countdown timer. The models are fitted with an EL backlight for legibility in the dark. The case is water resistant to a depth rating of 200m.
Casio G-SHOCK DW-5600R and DWE-5600R Specifications
DW-5600 & DWE-5600
Construction Shock-resistant, Magnetic-resistant
Water Resistance 200 meters
Stopwatch 1/100 second; Measuring capacity: 00’00″00~59’59″99 (for the first 60 minutes) 1:00’00~23:59’59 (after 60 minutes)
Measuring unit:1/100 second (for the first 60 minutes)
1 second (after 60 minutes)
Countdown Timer 1 second; Countdown range: 24 hours;
Countdown start time setting range: 1 second to 24 hours
(1-second increments, 1-minute increments and 1-hour increments); Other: Auto-repeat
Alarm Multi-function alarm, Hourly time signal
Other Functions Electro-luminescent backlight Afterglow; 12/24-hour format; Flash alert: Flashes with buzzer that sounds for alarms, hourly time signals; Full auto-calendar; 12/24-hour format
Accuracy at Normal Temperature ±15 seconds per month
Battery Life Approx. 2 years on CR2016
Size of Case DW-5600: 48.9 × 42.8 × 13.4 mm / DWE-5600: 48.9 × 43.8 × 13.7 mm
Total Weight DW-5600: Approx.53g / DWE-5600: Approx.54g