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The Accuracy and Stability of Quartz Watches



Michael A. Lombardi


A short review article about quartz wristwatches that presents measurements of their accuracy and stability. Measurements of both the stepping motors and crystal oscillators inside four quartz watches are made over a 30-day interval, and the results are presented and analyzed.
Horolog. J.


accuracy, aging, quartz, stability, time


Lombardi, M. (2008), The Accuracy and Stability of Quartz Watches, Horolog. J., [online], (Accessed June 18, 2024)


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Created February 1, 2008, Updated January 27, 2020