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That's no typo. The channel, which does all sorts of experiments (many with one of those awesome hydraulic presses), is using an HPC Deep Sea Chamber to test each watch up to a maximum "depth" of 3,000 meters (300 Bar or more than 4350 PSI). As stated by the thumbnail image for the video, the results are indeed catastrophic. Destruction notwithstanding (it's certainly fun to watch), I thought it was really interesting to see just how well each watch does when subjected to pressure well beyond each model's depth rating.
One point worth noting is that both watches pretty dramatically over-performed. The Citizen did not stop until three times its rated depth and the case didn't fail unto thirty times its rated depth. The Dugena, rated to 300 meters, didn't stop functioning until it reached a depth over 1 kilometer.
https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/takin ... y-too-deep
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