In 1999, SINN surprised the watch industry with a special timepiece: the 203 ARKTIS was the first diving chronograph to feature Temperature Resistance Technology. This guarantees the functional reliability of the watch in temperatures ranging from –45°C to +80°C. In 2019, this watch will celebrate its 20th anniversary. To mark its initial introduction, the German watch brand has developed a new edition: the 206 ARKTIS II.

In keeping with its role model, the 206 ARKTIS II features a blue dial with sunburst decoration. To remain as true to the original as possible in other respects, the brand has also kept the screw push-piece look. Thanks to the D3-System, however, screwable push-pieces are no longer required in the 206 ARKTIS II. This makes the chronograph functions easily accessible and easy to operate.

Model 206 ARKTIS II therefore represents a contemporary take on the traditional 203 series, which is reflected in a new diameter of 43 mm rather than 41 mm.

Technical details

Valjoux 7750
Self-winding mechanism
25 bearing jewels
28,800 semi-oscillations per hour
Seconds stop function
Anti-magnetic as per DIN 8309

Case made of stainless steel, polished / satinized
Sapphire crystal glass in front, anti-reflective on both sides
Transparent case back made of sapphire crystal glass, anti-reflective on the interior
Case back screw-fastened
Crown screwable
Meet the technical requirements for waterproofness, as set out in standard DIN 8310
Pressure-resistant up to 300 m diving depth (= 30 bar), certified by DNV GL
According to the technical demands for the diving norm DIN 8306
Tested based on European diving equipment standards EN 250 / EN14143 and certified by DNV GL
Low pressure resistant

Hours, minutes, subsidiary seconds
Date display
Day of the week display
Diver’s bezel with minute ratcheting and luminous key mark

SINN Technologies
Ar-Dehumidifying Technology enhances functional reliability and freedom from fogging
Temperature resistance technology, therefore functionally reliable at temperatures from -45 °C up to +80°C
Push-pieces with D3-System
Captive bezel

Dimensions and Weight
Case diameter: 43 mm
Band lug width: 22 mm
Case thickness: 17 mm
Weight without strap: 95 gramme

Dial and Hands
Electroplated blue dial with sunburst decoration
Indices coated with luminescent colour
Hour, minute and second hand coated with luminescent colour

3 years

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