TAG Heuer ladies and men watches elevate swiss watches timekeeping to an art.

Recognised the world over for both craftsmanship and accuracy, Swiss watches are synonymous with luxury watches… and within this remarkable universe, TAG Heuer timepieces stand as the peak achievement in watchmaking. With progressive designs and technological innovation, they represent more than mere sports watches or luxury timepieces – they embody a class apart.

Indeed, TAG Heuer chronograph watches stand alone as the summit of Swiss watch timekeeping accuracy. In a sublime union of speed and precision, the company is the official partner of Oracle Team USA – champion of the America’s Cup – and of renowned Formula 1 car manufacture McLaren. In addition, its luxury sport watches serve as the official timekeepers of the Monaco Grand Prix – one of the most illustrious races in the world.

Timelessly elegant yet decidedly modern, a TAG Heuer watch combines hand workmanship with the best in cutting-edge technology, for ladies’ and men’s watches representing rich heritage, distinctive quality and novel developments. With automatic watches that feature high frequencies between 21,600 and 360,000 vibrations per hour (as with the Calibre 360), exceptional mechanical accuracy is not the exception, but the rule. As such, numerous automatic watch movements by TAG Heuer boast the respected Official Swiss Chronometer Control (C.O.S.C.) certificate.

From an aesthetic standpoint, TAG Heuer timepieces are no less remarkable. These luxury Swiss watches bring together a perfect union of premium materials selected and crafted by expert specialists. By combining the very best traditional materials, like lustrous gold, resistant steel, supple calfskin or the finest alligator leather, or by accentuating them with the latest modern innovations, such as state-of-the-art rubber and textiles, TAG Heuer erases the lines between the conventional perceptions of sports and luxury watches. Quality finishes that include black PVD finish, delicate brushing and ruthenium coating are as distinguished as they are inventive, and as aesthetically pleasing as they are practical.

Equally outstanding are TAG Heuer swiss watches for women – the perfect embodiment of discrete sophistication. Its diamond watches, for instance, bring a hint of dazzling femininity to the legendary men’s watch models on which the TAG Heuer name was built: the Monaco, the Aquaracer, the TAG Heuer Carrera, the Link and the TAG Heuer Formula 1. Stylish ladies’ timepieces boasting sumptuous materials and restrained lines, these feats of watchmaking perpetuate the expert artistry and flawless precision that have marked the brand’s identity for over one hundred years.

Visually beautiful, unequivocally dependable, perfectly fashioned, elegantly avant-garde…TAG Heuer watches go far beyond luxury or precision timepieces; they are the summit in Swiss skill and expertise, thrust boldly forward into the unknown to redefine swiss ladies and men watches.

MIKROGIRDER CONCEPT CHRONOGRAPH watch

TAG HEUER CARRERA MIKROGIRDER

Reinventing the mechanical regulator

Simpler, faster and more efficient than science dreamed possible, impervious to gravity and dramatically reducing isochronous error, po…

Simpler, faster and more efficient than science dreamed possible, impervious to gravity and dramatically reducing isochronous error, potentially easier to manufacture and able to precisely measure time to a phenomenal 5/10,000th of a second today, and probably even more precisely tomorrow…TAG Heuer challenges three centuries of hairspring/balance wheel mechanical regulation conventions to create a totally new mechanical regulator. The legendary Swiss brand is now unveiling a 5/10,000th of a second chronograph beating at 1,000 Hz or 7,200,000 beats per hour!  

GENESIS

In early 2012, TAG Heuer’s award-winning team of engineers and watch masters made a radical decision: to start from a blank page, forgetting the hairspring and the balance wheel to repeat, using mechanistic theory, Christian Huygens’ extraordinary accomplishment of 1657— the total reinvention of mechanical watch regulation. The MIKROGIRDER represents a complete departure from the conventional, Three century old Christiaan Huygens system, which today still reigns over the mechanical watch industry. Instead of a spiral shape in a classical hairspring, it uses a coupling blade/girder and excitatory blade/girder system working with a linear oscillator.The Mikrogirder system vibrates isochronously at a very small angle, as opposed to a traditional watch, which vibrates at an angle of up to 320 degrees. The advantages are numerous. In a classic spiral hairspring system, the effect of gravity due to mass is a dominant issue. With the MIKROGIRDER, the problem no longer exists. There is no loss of amplitude and the movement’s frequency can be modulated on a very large spectrum of frequency without overburdening the power supply.The result is a significant increase in precision (division of time) and performance (frequency, accuracy and stability). The MIKROGIRDER energy performance will enable TAG Heuer chronographs to attain ultra-high frequencies never before dreamed possible.

Functions & features

Movement
  • 339 components
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  • Movement dimensions
    • - Total diameter: 35.8 mm (15 3/4’’’)
    • - Total height: 7.96mm
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  • Frequency
    • - Watch: 28’800 vibrations per hour/ 4 hertz
    • - Chronograph: 1 linear oscillator : 7’200’000 vibrations per hour/ 1000 hertz
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  • 46 jewels
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  • Power reserve
    • - Watch : 42 hours
    • - Chronograph: 3 minutes
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  • Properties of display
    • - Hours
    • - Minutes
    • - Central hand 5/10’000th of a second chronograph
    • - 1/100th of a second chronograph at 3 o’clock
    • - Chronograph second at 12 o’clock
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  • Mechanical features
    • - 5/10’000th of a second chronograph function
    • - 1 balance wheel on the watch
    • - 1 linear oscillator on the chronograph
    • - Automatic bi-directionnal rewinding movement
Dial
  • Anthracite and silver dial
  • Chronograph 1/100th of a second at 3
  • Chronograph second at 12
  • 1 linear oscillator visible from the front
  • Black arabic numerals and blue hand-applied “10000” at 12
  • Polished hour and minute hands with luminescent markers
  • Blue central 5/10,000th of a second chronograph hand
  • Solid rose gold (18K 5N) chronograph hands at 3 and 12
  • Solid rose gold (18K 5N) hand applied TAG Heuer Logo 5/10,000th scale on the silverflange
CASE
  • Case diameter: 45mm
  • Specific stop watch inspired case constructed in 2 parts
  • Polished and fine-brushed black titanium carbide coated steel case
  • Polished, fine-brushed and sandblasted steel case
  • Double anti-reflective curved sapphire cystal
  • Black titanium carbide coated steel push buttons at 11 & 1
  • Polished steel crown overmolded with rubber at 12
  • Black titanium carbide coated steel curved sapphire case back
  • Water-resistance: 50 meters
Bracelet
  • Hand-sewn anthracite high-tech soft touch alligator
  • Black titanium carbide coated steel folding clasp with TAG Heuer logo