Casio DuroCasio MDV106 200M Diver, AKA the Duro or Marlin
The Casio Duro, Reference MDV106-1AV, is a Stainless Steel Quartz powered Diver watch. Coming in Under $50 USD at the time of writing, the Duro is unbelievable value for the price of around $47.00 USD
The Casio Duro has a diameter of 44 millimeters, putting it on the bigger side, but wears very well with a lug to lug of 48 millimeters. Shipping with a black resin band, this watch has a lug width of 22 millimeters. Swapping bands for a new leather strap, nato, rubber or silicon band or even a new bracelet offers you a few variations for just a few extra dollars.
This Quartz powered Japan movement watch weighs in at 82 grams with a case thickness of 12 millimeters. As this is a dive watch, you can expect it to be on the thicker side, even quartz powered divers. This is expected and needed to provide the water resistance of 200 meters.
The case is Stainless Steel with a 120-click unidirectional Stainless Steel bezel and sports a Mineral Glass crystal and a water resistance rating of 200 meters.
The Casio Duro Analog display with Black, Blue, and Black/Gold dial, screw down crown, lume, red tipped seconds hand and a Date complication give this watch a 9.5 out of 10 rating in our value for money scale.
This is, without a doubt, one of most favorite watches. It really does, for the price, deliver well above and beyond what one might expect. Get this watch!
Inspired by the sea, this watch's black resin band and stainless steel case give it a classic look while its anti-reverse bezel adds classic dive functionality. Simple 3-hand analog with date display for an easy-read. Black resin band analog watch with a black & white face.
This Casio watch offers all the convenience and durability of a sports watch, with an adaptable style well suited for a work day. The large round dial is black with white and luminous indexes, two luminous hands, and a red arrow-tipped seconds hand. The black stainless steel bezel offers additional Arabic numeral and dot indexes and a one-way rotation to make timing easy. The bezel's distinctive cog-like edge also gives the watch a stylishly industrial edge. The date displays subtly at three o'clock. The band is made out of rugged black resin with a buckle clasp. This analog quartz powered timepiece is water resistant up to 660 feet (200 meters) and offers a battery life of approximately three years.