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"The Urwerk AMC (for Atomic Master Control) is a hybrid system, made up of two “autonomous, but linked” parts, according to Urwerk.
The first is the nearly 70-pound aluminum case “base unit” — that looks like something agent 007 might need to disarm a bomb — which is a state of the art atomic clock. An atomic clock keeps the most accurate time on the planet essentially by measuring the high-speed vibrations of atoms.
The other part, considered the mobile unit, is a mechanical wristwatch, which can be docked in the base unit to correct any discrepancies in the time-keeping, as well as “compensating for any minute changes in temperature, air pressure or humidity,” according to Urwerk.
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/23/urwerk- ... gures.html
Interesting idea. Who wouldn't want their very own atomic clock?
The watch itself is about as ugly as any I've seen.
The atomic clock looks more like a "Spy Kids" movie prop than a real scientific tool.
$2.7 million? Make it $2.7 thousand and it is still a "Nope" from me.
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There's an "atomic" clock in Colorado that I can sync my $80 G-shock and $300 citizen to for free.
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The one at auction is being sold by an owner who wishes to remain anonymous...
I can see why.
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