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HALDA WATCH Co. Race Pilot Octane Limited Edition

Swedish watch brand HALDA presents Race Pilot Octane, a new timepiece in a limited edition of 25 pieces.

This racing-inspired watch incorporates interchangeable modules based on the unique Halda Concept. Put to extreme tests and fine-tuned to perfection by the Halda team, the Race Pilot Octane is powered by a Zenith self winding movement made in Switzerland.

For a high strength-to-weight ratio, the Race Pilot’s case and bezel are made of Titanium. To keep that luxurious racing look they are coated with black DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon). This bold, 45mm diameter watch has a water resistance of 100 meters.

The HALDA Race Pilot Octane watch is available in two colors, one with white details in the dial and a monochrome one. Only 25 pieces of each version will be produced.

The watches are made to order and assembled entirely by hand in the Halda watch factory just outside Stockholm. Delivery of the first timepieces will take place later this year.

Technical details

Model: HALDA WATCH Co. Race Pilot Octane Limited Edition

Case
Black DLC Titanium case
Platform in steel with black DLC treatment
Diameter: 45 mm
Thickness: 17.50 mm
Domed sapphire crystal glass with anti reflex treated on inside.
Caseback: Curved sapphire crystal with a magnifying effect
Water resistance: 10 atm (100 m)

Movement
Calibre H685-Z
Automatic movement, manufactured by Zenith SA
38 jewels
Frequency: 28 800 bph (4Hz)
Movement decoration: Rhodanized and decorated with Côtes de Genève, Clous de Paris, Colimaçonnage and Perlage.
Rotor: Specially designed in heavy metal etched with Halda Race Pilot and decorated with Côtes de Genève and Clous de Paris.
Power Reserve: 50 hours

Functions
Central minute and hour hand
Small second sub dial
Power Reserve indicator

Dial
Made of 20 individually manufactured pieces on a base of genuine carbon fiber Color: White or black
The hands and indexes are skeletonized has applied Superluminova.

Strap
Black rubber strap

Halda Watch Co to Produce a Special Edition Watch Exclusively Made for Hypercar Manufacturer Rimac

Swedish brand Halda Watch Co 1887 will design and produce a special edition watch exclusively made for Rimac, producer of the world’s fastest electric hypercar. The watch will be based on Halda’s previous models made for NASA/ESA astronauts and the Race Pilot which won the prestigious The European Watch of the Year award. A total of 150 individually numbered timepieces will be produced and delivered together with the new RimacC_Two.

The first modern Halda, the Space Discovery, was released in 2010 and has been used during missions at the International Space Station at several occasions. The experience and know-how drawn from the Space Discovery was used to create the Race Pilot, a watch equipped with sophisticated functions aimed for racing that was awarded The European Watch of the Year for Design Excellence. After the success with the Race Pilot,Halda has created limited edition watches for the legendary racing track Nürburgring, Grand Turismo Events, Group 63, and now, Rimac.

Halda have had a connection to the electric cars business for some years already, with their ambassador Felix Rosenqvist, one of the top drivers in Formula E. The collaboration with Rimac sets an exciting challenge for Halda to develop a watch to match the brilliant performance of the RimacC_Two.

The new all-electric hypercar, the RimacC_Two has debuted at this year’s Geneva Car Show and is a true game changer. 1,914 hp create incredible acceleration of 0-60 mph in 1,85 sec and 0-300 km/h in 11,8* sec. But more than that, the C_Two is a true Grand Tourer, offering comfort and engagement to the passengers. The watch itself, on the other hand, will be presented during next year’s Geneva Car Show.

 

HALDA

Halda Watch Company was founded by Henning Hammarlun in 1887. Established in Svängsta, Blekinge in the south of Sweden, It was the first watch manufacturing facility in northern Europe.

Henning Hammarlund was born in 1857 as the third son to Peter and Hanna Hammarlund in the south of Sweden. In 1870 he constructed his first watch movement made out of wood. In 1880 Henning Hammarlund graduated from Geneva Academy of Horology in Switzerland, the most prominent school for watch manufacturing in the world at that time.

The first Halda pocket watch left the factory in 1889. The cost was the equivalent to seven months salaries at that time. It took ten months to produce and the production process covered about 3,000 different steps followed by tests. In 1893 The Halda Watch Company was awarded a gold medal at the World Exhibition in Chicago in competition with the best watch producers at that time.

In 1896 Halda Watch Company launched Halda Teletimer, a never before seen method for timing phone conversations. One of the prominent customers was LM Ericsson. In 1897 His Majesty the Swedish King Oscar II was presented a unique pocket watch from the Halda Watch Company. The King’s portrait was engraved at the back of the watch‐case. In 1900 Halda Watch Company passed the milestone of 6,000 watches manufactured.

In 1902 Halda Watch Company launched the Halda taxi meter. The taxi meters were a huge export success. For a period of time in the beginning of the century, the Halda taxi meters were the only approved taxi meters in the city of London. In 1914 the company launched Halda typewriter. The typewriter quickly became popular on the Swedish market.

In 1918 due to the war, the demand for exclusive pocket watches declined dramatically and the bank withdraw the loans from the Halda Watch Company and putting it up for liquidation. The factory was shut down on Nov. 30th.

The fascination for mechanical products and the innovative entrepreneurial spirit on which Henning Hammarlund once founded the Halda Watch Company, successively created a base for several other successful companies. Many of them are still active today. Among these companies are ABU (Aktiebolaget urfabriken) that manufactures high‐class fishing gear, Halda Trancometer AB that produces taxi meters and Haldex AB, a manufacturer of gearboxes and the mechanism behind FWD.

In 2009 the legacy of Henning Hammarlund and the Halda watches is passed on to Swedish engineer and entrepreneur Mikael Sandström. Based on the firm belief in innovative engineering to the benefit of its users, following Hammarlund’s example of never compromising with quality and function, Sandström has set out to present the world with a watch never before seen.

In 2010 the first modern Halda watch was introduced. The Halda Space Discovery, a watch with a revolutionary concept consisting of the Time Platform and two interchangeable Time Modules to fit any type of environment from space to a classy evening event; a high beat mechanical movement and an advanced electronic watch. It is developed according to a users brief from astronauts and tested in space onboard the Discovery during the NASA STS‐128 mission in August of 2009.

The Halda Space Discovery was exhibited in the Swedish pavilion at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai for its “manifestation of advanced and pioneering technical engineering and fine mechanics.”

Official website: http://www.haldasweden.com

Halda Watch Limited Edition for Group 63, the Largest Club for Mercedes AMG Owners

Swedish brand Halda Watch Co 1887 has designed and produced 63 unique timepieces exclusively for Group 63 members, the largest club for Mercedes AMG owners. The Limited Edition watch for Group 63 is based on Halda’s previous models made for NASA/ESA astronauts and the Halda Race Pilot which won the prestigious award The European Watch of the Year. In total 63 individually numbered timepieces will be produced and the first watch will be handed over to the Crown Prince of Dubai.

In 2014, Halda launched the Race Pilot model as a sequel to the Space Discovery, which was worn by Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang during his mission at the International Space Station. When the Race Pilot was awarded The European Watch of the Year for Design Excellence, Halda got the chance to create a limited edition for the legendary racing track Nürburgring.

Group 63 is based in the United Arab Emirates and the Crown Prince of Dubai is an honorary member and will receive the first watch of the series. The Crown Prince’s watch is already finished and Halda’s Mikael Sandström is currently awaiting royal audience in order to present the No.1 watch in person.

This special watch is delivered in a handmade wooden box with two interchangeable time modules, one mechanical with a movement by Swiss manufacturer Zenith and one digital Racing module with highly sophisticated functions. Together with the military grade GPS unit, the Trackmaster, this watch is the ultimate tool for racing.

Halda Race Pilot Trackmaster

Swedish watchmaker Halda, known for their tailor-made digital and mechanical watch models, move into the realm of advanced instruments with their latest Race Pilot watch. This Race Pilot may well be the most advanced race watch available, with real functions that assist in the work undertaken by the race driver, engineers and mechanics. Now, by adding the Trackmaster transponder to the Race Pilot watch, they stretch the limits even further.

The Trackmaster project was initiated after requests from both professional drivers and amateurs to develop a watch system that helps them keep track of their racing performance in order to improve their results on the track. The new Race Pilot Trackmaster is an advanced racing instrument for those who actually drive on a race track.

The Trackmaster is a military grade GPS unit that is placed on the inside of the windscreen of a racing car and it communicates wirelessly with the Halda Race Pilot watch and transfers automatically essential racing data with extreme accuracy.

The Trackmaster is designed with a very easy to use concept with just one button and the unit automatically locates the racetrack and measure with a frequency of 10 times per second and accuracy down to hundreds of a second. The unit also has a built in 6-axis accelerometer measures the maximum lateral G-force.

It has the capacity of storing information about 170 of the world top racing tracks and with sectors specified for all tracks and it automatically locates the racetrack you are at. If there is a track that is not stored, you can store your own unique track.

Predictive lap timing – the Trackmaster shows in real time how the driver is doing against the best lap. It gives the driver instant feedback on the driving (being faster or slower than the best lap) using a series of red and green light indicators.

The Trackmaster communicates wirelessly with the Halda Race Pilot timepiece and after the race session automatically transfers essential racing data with extreme accuracy and presents:-
– Lap time for every lap
– Top speed
– Maximum lateral G-Force
– Sector times
– Best theoretical time

Performance test: The Trackmaster also features a function for performance test of your car that calculates 0-100/200/300 km/h (also in mph), 0-402 m (Quarter Mile) and Top Speed over time.

All data is clearly presented in your Halda timepiece and the specific information that you wish to save is stored permanently in the History Log so that you can view your best lap times, for example at Nürburgring over the years.

The complete Race Pilot Trackmaster is delivered in a handmade wooden box, featuring a docking station with a strap in natural rubber and two modules: the digital Race module and a Mechanical module powered with a movement produced by one of the world’s most renowned manufacturers – ZENITH.

The Race Pilot Trackmaster is delivered as a complete set in a handmade wooden box, featuring a docking station with a strap in natural rubber and two watch modules: the digital Race module and a Zenith powered mechanical module. It is also possible to purchase the Trackmaster Race set together with just the digital Race module. Existing owners of the Halda Race Pilot can also upgrade their watch to work with the Halda Trackmaster. Various Halda models sell for EUR 6,000-28,000 and are handcrafted by Halda watchmakers outside Stockholm, Sweden.

Technical details

  • Case Material: Teca Black NASA certified material (light, resistant and temperature isolating capability).
  • Electronic Module by Halda, HTM16-1 with an elegant light communication system and built in GPS antenna.
  • Software: Trackmaster TM-1 version A (Possible to upgrade)
  • Integrated light sensor that adjust light intensity for night racing
  • 6-axis accelerometer
  • Dimension: Diameter 72 mm, Height 25 mm, weight 87 g(Additional to this is the windscreen holder)
  • Operating Temperature Range: – 10º C to 70º C
  • Accuracy: Prepared for high speed racing and measuring with 10 Hz logging and with accuracy down to hundreds of a second.
  • Battery: a built in rechargeable battery with at least a Power reserve for 15 hours of racing. Battery low indicator. Possible to charge if necessary during racing. Included is plug in adapter for 12VDC source.

Halda Watch Co Nürburgring Race Pilot Limited Edition

Swedish watch maker Halda Watch Co unveils a limited edition timepiece in association with the Nürburgring racetrack. Available in a limited edition of only 20 units – the Nürburgring Race Pilot by Halda is based on the Halda Race Pilot model which recently won the prestigious award Watch of the Year 2014.

It is delivered with uniquely numbered modules, engraved with the Nürburgring logo and a special made strap in natural rubber. This watch will also have specific functions connected to the different Nürburgring circuits.

Based on the Red Dot awarded Halda Concept, the Race Pilot Nürburgring Limited Edition is developed in close cooperation with professional race drivers and engineers.

Its digital module features functions such as information about 150 race tracks, G-force measurement, Countdown according to FIA F1 regulations and an advanced chronograph measuring speed.

The mechanical module is equipped with the Gun Metal dial and an automatic movement is produced by one of the best suppliers in the world – ZENITH.

Halda Watch Race Pilot

Swedish luxury watch brand Halda unveils Race Pilot, one of the most advanced racing watches ever made. The Halda Race Pilot is based on the unique Halda concept which consists of two interchangeable time modules that can be docked into a time platform at the owner’s preference.

Each module is developed for optimum performance in its respective environment. The Race Module was developed in close cooperation with race drivers and is equipped with sophisticated technology that really makes a difference in professional racing. The watch is programmed with high-tech functions such as the Race Pilot software, a set of advanced Racing Chronograph and Countdown algorithms referring to FIA Formula 1 regulations.

The Mechanical Module stands for the link to the past, celebrating Halda’s history and passion for mechanical movements. It has a design inspired by the racing community and is equipped with one of the best engines one can find: a calibre produced by one of the world’s most renowned manufacturers– Zenith. The self-winding movement features a power reserve indicator and has been beautifully decorated with Côtes de Genève and Clous de Paris. For those moments aside the race track, the mechanical module completes the Halda Race Pilot perfectly, without any compromisein design, function or quality.

The Halda Race Pilot is the latest manifestation of a unique concept developed by the renowned watch manufacturer Halda Watch Co. Previously, the company launched the Halda Space Discovery, which was created in cooperation with astronauts and tested in space on NASA’s STS-128 space mission.

RACING MODULE
To meet the extreme demands incurred on and around the race track, the Race Module is equipped with sophisticated technology and advanced functions that really make a difference in professional racing. The watch has been developed in close cooperation with professional race drivers and technicians and put to extreme tests on the race tracks.

A lot of effort has been put down to create the easy to use interface of the Race module and it has been programmed with useful functions such as Countdown referring to FIA Formula 1 regulations and the Race Pilot program which gives you information of the most popular tracks in the world. The module also has an advanced racing chronograph showing lap times and even average speed, which registers the fastest lap with an accuracy down to 1/100 of a second. Based on feedback from the tests, the Halda team has fine-tuned the Race Module to perfection, which illustrates the non-compromising quality of Halda Watch Co.

Special features
Electronic movement by Halda, Caliber HR 2012-1
Software RP-A, RACE PILOT Version A
Three pushers with an easy to use interface
Integrated automatic light sensor with red diode for visual alert
Three axis accelerometer measuring G-Force
Race Pilot program

Functions
–  Racetrack, information of the most prestigious racetracks
–  Race Chronograph, measuring speed and time 1/100
–  Countdown to Race
–  FIA Formula 1 Countdown
–  Dual Time
–  Week Indictor
–  World Timer – the time in all countries in the world (UN)
–  Alarm Clock
–  Timer (24 hour)
–  Perpetual Calendar
–  Power Save Mode
–  Battery Reserve Indicator

Three pushers with an easy to use interface
RACETRACK: Featuring information from 150 of the world’s most popular racetracks
RACE CHRONOGRAPH: Measuring lap time and average speed of two cars simultaneously with accuracy down to 1/100 of a second
COUNTDOWN TO RACE: Time remaining to next race displayed with days, hours, minutes and seconds
FIA FORMULA 1 COUNTDOWN: Warning system of time remaining until Formation Lap, according to the Formula 1 regulations of Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA)
DUAL TIME: Showing local time and preferred world time as well as day, date and week.
Battery lifetime and software version is also visible within this function
WORLD TIMER: UTC and DST, with ability to display time and time zone of the 193 countries connected to UN
ALARM CLOCK: With possibility of setting the alarm to sound once, every day or weekdays
TIMER: 24 hour timer
G-FORCE: Three axis accelerometer measuring G-forces in three different directions
BACKLIGHT: Controlled by an integrated automatic light sensor
ALARM: Case-back with a resonance system for amplified sound level and with a sound  profile with frequencies between of 2,5 – 8 kHz. Red light diode for visual alert
PERPETUAL CALENDAR: Day, date, year and week indicator
POWER SAVE MODE: With battery reserve indicator

Technical details
Movement by Halda, Caliber HR 2012-1
Software RP-A, RACE PILOT Version A
Low power consumption microprocessor
Battery lifetime – minimum 2 years
Pre heated and selected quartz crystal
Custom designed LCD display and LED backlight
Case and bezel made of titanium with black DLC treatment
Case-back in stainless steel, fastened with eight screws
Push-buttons in brushed stainless steel with anodized inserts in aluminium
Water-resistant according to ISO 22810 (NIHS 92-20)
Pressure resistant to 5 atm
Case diameter 45 mm excluding pushers
Band lug width 22 mm
Case thickness 17,65 mm
Halda platform with patented docking system
Platform with four openings for optimal sound and ventilation
Strap made in natural rubber
Clasp in solid stainless steel with double safety pushers

Price
€ 7500, with the Race Module and a platform with the docking system equipped with a strap in natural rubber
€ 14 000 together with the mechanical module as a complete set

MECHANICAL MODULE
The mechanical module of the Halda Race Pilot is from the world of racing and it is equipped with one of the best calibres from one of the most highly regarded Swiss mechanical movement producers – Zenith. The movement is self-winding featuring a Power Reserve indicator and decorated with Côtes de Genève. The rotor is specially designed in heavy metal etched with Halda Race Pilot and decorated with both Côtes de Genève and Clous de Paris.

The Race Pilot is available with three different dials; Silver, Gun Metal or Black Luminova. The dial itself is engine turned and manufactured out of 29 individually manufactured pieces. For visual functionality, the hands and hour indicators of the module has been applied with Superluminova. The crown is made of stainless steel with anodized red centrepiece in aluminium.

This module is designed to meet the high demands of connoisseurs with exceptional taste in style and fine mechanics. For those moments aside the race track, the Mechanical Module completes the Halda Race Pilot perfectly.

Technical details
Special features
Movement by Zenith, Caliber 685
Automatic movement with 38 jewels
28 800 bph
Power Reserve 50 h
Dial made of 29 individually manufactured pieces, decorated with Côtes de Genève and Clous de Paris
Skeletonized hands and applied indexes with Superluminova
Case and bezel made of titanium with a black DLC treatment

Functions
–  Hours, minutes, subsidiary second
–  12-hour display
–  Power Reserve Indicator
–  Sub second dial
–  Date function

Movement
Movement by Zenith, Caliber 685
Self-winding mechanism (Automatic)
38 jewels
28,800 bph
Rhodanized and decorated with Côtes de Genève, Clous de Paris, Colimaçonnage and Perlage
Specially designed rotor in heavy metal etched with Halda Race Pilot and decorated with Côtes de Genève and Clous de Paris
Power Reserve 50 h

Functions
Hours, minutes, subsidiary second
12-hour display
Date display
Power Reserve Indicator

Case, dial & straps
Case and bezel made of titanium with a black DLC treatment
Case-back in stainless steel, fastened with eight screws
Domed sapphire crystal, double anti-reflex coated
Domed sapphire case-back with magnifying effect
Crown in stainless steel with anodized red center in aluminum
Water-resistant according to ISO 22810 (NIHS 92-20)
Pressure resistant to 5 bar
Dial made of 29 individually manufactured pieces decorated with Côtes de Genève and Clous de Paris; Indexes and Arabic numbers applied with Superluminova
Skeletonized hands with Superluminova
The Race Pilot is available in three different dials; Silver, Gun Metal or Black Luminova
Halda platform with patented docking system
Strap made in genuine rubber
Clasp in solid stainless steel with double safety pushers

Dimensions
Case diameter 45 mm excluding crown
Band lug width 22 mm
Case thickness 16,9

Price
€ 9800, with the mechanical module and a platform with the docking system equipped with a strap in natural rubber
€ 14 000 together with the Race module as a complete set

Halda Space Discovery

The Space Discovery Wristwatch developed by renowned Swedish watch brand Halda marks the introduction of a new generation of timepieces. The revolutionary watch concept is built on the unique Halda Docking System, a Time Platform with two interchangeable Time Modules ‐ a flexible solution that combines the best from the traditional art of watch making and revolutionary electric advancements. The Time Modules are; an advanced electronic Space Module and a Mechanical Module with an extremely high beat mechanical movement. They can be exchanged at the wearer’s will to assure the time piece serves as an appreciated and reliable companion, for anything from classy socializing to thrilling experiences.

The Halda Space Discovery has been developed according to a users’ brief from astronauts, and during the last stages of the product development process, the prototype was tested in space to ensure it really would work in the most extreme environment. It is produced in the limited edition of 128 individually numbered watches.

Classical high beat movement, advanced electronics and stylish design in a whole new watch concept tested in space. Following years of product development, the world is to be introduced to a new watch concept. It is cutting edge electronics and a high beat mechanical movement united in a unique design concept. An exclusive time piece that can only be described as functional and clever elegance. The Halda Space Discovery is designed for the adventurous modern individual, who never compromises on quality of life, and who believes that life is about challenging the known limits and one’s own capability. It is a time piece for the classy explorer. Developed by a team of merited engineers, renowned watch makers and an astronaut, pioneering the use of exclusive materials in a watch, and tested in the most extreme of environments – space, the Halda Space Discovery is simply one of a kind.

Later this spring, the Halda Space Discovery will be presented at the exhibition in the Swedish pavilion at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai for its “manifestation of advanced and pioneering technical engineering and fine mechanics.”

The Space Module
The Space Module in the Halda Space Discovery is developed based on insights from the only ones who know what it is like in space – the astronauts. It holds advanced functions like a 3‐axis accelerometer, a countdown based on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Countdown 101, as well as UTC/MET alarms and an Earth Timer. All designed to fit the need for space travel. At the final stage of the production process, the prototype was used in experiments carried out in the NASA Space Mission ST‐128 on board space shuttle Discovery during its journey to space in August of 2009. Following the results of the real life testing, the Halda Space Discovery was upgraded with things like a further fine tuned backlight function and an improved security lock for the wrist link.

The case of the Space Module is made of TECAMAX, a new material certified by NASA and proven to meet tough requirements for durability and precision. It is extraordinarily light with outstanding isolation capabilities and strength. It endures high temperatures and exposure to acid and chemicals. While in space, the crystal in the watch, domed Hesalite Crystal, a material that does not shatter into small pieces upon breaking like other crystals commonly used in watches.

To avoid shattered glass is crucial in the zero gravity environments. On earth, the crystal of the electronic time module will be a domed Sapphire Crystal, as it better resists scratches than the Hesalite Crystal. Each Halda Space Discovery owner travelling to space will have the Sapphire Crystal exchanged for Hesalite Crystal.

The Space Module is a combination of modern innovations and high‐tech materials proven to withstand extreme conditions. During research and development, the prototype underwent extensive testing in a laboratory environment. For example, its buttons were pushed over a million times to simulate 100 years of use. In August, 2009, the Space Module was tested in its natural environment, space, aboard the NASA Space mission STS‐128. Following feedback from the astronauts that used the instrument on the mission, the prototype was fine‐ tuned to perfection and finalized for production in the end of 2009. To honor its mission in space, NASA Space mission STS‐128, the Halda Space Discovery series will be limited to 128 watches with each Space Module marked with an individual number from 1 to 128.

Features: The Space Module of the Halda Space Discovery has been developed by the Halda Watch Co. It is a stylish expression of what a creative union between the latest technology, maximum functionality, incredible reliability and intelligent support can be. In addition to its many functions, it is equipped with a low power consumption microprocessor and a tailor made LCD display with LED backlight.

Technical details
Case
Case material: TECAMAX, a new material certified by NASA and proven to meet tough requirements for durability and precision. Incredibly light with outstanding isolation capabilities and strength, TECAMAX can endure extreme temperatures and exposure to acid and chemicals.
Case dimension: Diameter 45 mm, Thickness 17,60 mm.
Case back: Stainless Steel with a deep etched engraving on case back.
Crystal (for space use): The Space Module has a domed Hesalite Crystal, a material that does not shatter into small pieces when broken unlike other crystals commonly used in watches. This crystal is used in the watch to avoid potential danger for the space travelers.
Crystal (for use on earth): While on earth, the Space Module will be equipped with a domed Sapphire Crystal, which is more suitable than Hesalite Crystal, as it is scratch resistant. For space travellers, the Halda Watch Co. will  change the crystal to a domed Hesalite Crystal.
Water Resistance: 10 atm (equivalent to a water pressure at a depth of 100 meter). Technology

Movement
Electronic Movement Calibre: HHS 2009‐1
Software: GSD‐A, SPACE DISCOVERY Version A.
Push Buttons: 3 push buttons with an easy to use interface.
Battery: High capacity 2‐year battery (600 mAh).
Power Save Mode: The Space Module has a built in power save mode to reduce battery consumption. With normal use in Power Save Mode the battery is expected to last about two years.
Accelerometer: The Module has an integrated 3‐axis accelerometer measuring G‐forces in three directions.
Light Sensor: The Space Module has an integrated light sensor that constantly measures light and automatically assess the backlight function.
Sound: An integrated piezo element generates sound for reveille and alarm modes.

Functions
-Countdown: A precise countdown function displays time remaining to set occurrence on certain day and time.
-G‐Force measurement: Automatic tracking of acceleration, G‐forces, during lift‐off and re‐entry. Manual operation is also available. Max G‐force notations are stored in a separate memory for further evaluation.
-Mission Time: Countdown for lift off can be set for a precise time. At the set time, the watch automatically begins measuring acceleration during lift off, displaying current G‐forces as they occur. Once acceleration stops, the function automatically displays Mission Elapsed Time (MET). This function is based on the NASA Countdown 101 protocol, the official framework for space shuttle lift‐off. It is also prepared to accommodate the countdown protocol for the new generation of Are rockets.
-Event Log: HLog for events based on date, Universal Time Coordinates (UTC) and individual event number for up to 99 events.
-Earth Time: Displays the time is in various parts of the world. Here you’ll find all the countries of the world, see their local time and their time zone. While in space, this function is used to obtain efficient communication with earth.
-Dual Time: Displays two earth times simultaneously. A calendar displays information for weekday, date, week, month and year for the selected time zone.
-Chronograph: Timer with precision to a tenth of a second.
-UTC Alarm: Alarm relative to Universal Time Coordinates (UTC).
-MET Alarm: Alarm relative to Mission Elapsed Time (MET).
-Reveille: Alarm clock that can be set once or repeated daily or on each weekday.

The Mechanical Module
The Mechanical Module has a high performance New Old Stock (NOS) movement. The H1920‐SA is a modern development of the extreme fast beat movement first developed during the fine mechanics clockwork top era in the 1960s and 1970s.

For the Halda Space Discovery, renowned watch maker Svend Andersen has modified, rhodium plated, calibrated and adjusted the classical movement to modern standard. The H1920‐SA operates at the unusual and high frequency of 5 HZ or 36,000 bph (beats per hour). The movement has a power reserve of about 43 hrs.The beautiful movement of the Halda Space Discovery mechanical module is decorated with Geneva stripes and a special rotor designed by Mr Andersen and engraved with the Andersen and Halda Watch Co. logotypes. Each of the mechanical Time Modules are uniquely marked with a individual number from 1 to 128.

Technical details
Case
Case material: Brushed Stainless Steel with a polished bezel.
Case dimension: Diameter 45 mm, Thickness 15,8 mm.
Crystal: Domed Sapphire Crystal, anti‐reflex treated.
Case back: Stainless steel with a see‐through Sapphire glass.
Dial: Machined and manufactured with two discs and raised index , Luminous indicator.
Water Resistance: 5 atm (equivalent to a water pressure at a depth of 50 meter).

Movement
Calibre: H1920‐SA Mechanical Movement with Automatic winding system
Hour and minute counter with a centre sweep second hand
Date positioned at 3 o ́clock
Decoration: Geneva Stripes and rhodium‐plated finish.
Rotor: Special manufactured rotor in Rhodium‐plated silver.
Power Reserve: 43 hours.

The Time Platform
The Mechanical and the Space Modules fits comfortably on the wrist docked in to the Time Platform. The patent pending platform is made out of Stainless steel that makes the construction solid for many years of use. Following the experiences from space, the Time Platform has been upgraded from a double security lock system to a triple security one. The triple security Docking‐system is based on a spring‐loaded security lock that ensures consequence in its’ three step system. It uses the terminology for the security system of the astronauts’ helmets – while in placed the selected Time Module is in “locked” position while free to lift off, the docking platform is set in “engaged” mode.

The Halda Space Discovery rests on the rich heritage of the Halda Watch Co. founded in 1887 by Henning Hammarlund in Svängsta in the south of Sweden. Hammarlund’s watches quickly became known around the world for their high quality fine mechanics and elegance. The mastering of fine mechanics that lay the foundation for the watch making in the Halda Watch Co. was later developed to be used in taximeters and typewriters. The Halda Space Discovery is sold through the Halda Watch Co. and selected dealers. It has been honored with a placement in the Swedish pavilion at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai in the upcoming spring and summer for it’s’ manifestation of advanced and pioneering technical engineering and fine mechanics.