Raider bivouac 9000. While the raider bivouac 9000s performance precision mechanics and innovative features are setting new standards in expectations from a luxury sports watch the timepiece pays homage to its 1962 predecessor with the same name. The lug to lug distance is about 57mm. The fact the raider bivouac 9000 is entirely mechanical has proven to be of particular benefit to mountaineers and climbers.
Favre leuba bivouac 9000 scaling heights. Swiss alpinist and speed climber nicolas hojac relies on his bivouac 9000 to show him how far it is to the summit even when batteries in electronic devices have let him down. The favre leuba raider bivouac 9000 is the first mechanical wristwatch capable of measuring altitudes of up to an incredible 9000 meters above sea level.
At the least the watch would have to be even thicker. The core idea of the aneroid barometer is taken forth from the innovative classic instrument watch the original 1962 bivouac along with the inspiration behind the watchs iconic retro futuristic design. Just like that model the raider bivouac 9000 is quite remarkably able to indicate the current altitude all the way up to 9000 meters.
If this tool watch with altimeterbarometer is certainly a tribute to the original bivouac bringing back to life its functionality its performances have been brought to an unprecedented level. The favre leuba raider bivouac 9000 black edition watch is a chromatic update to the titanium cased version released five months ago. A rare feat indeed for a purely mechanical watch.
On the wrist the favre leuba raider bivouac 9000 is comfortable when worn snug but isnt at all a small watch being 48mm wide and almost 19mm thick as i mentioned above. The 48mm titanium case houses an aneroid barometer that allows the watch to indicate the elevation at a given point by reacting to the changing air pressure surrounding it.