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I have a Seiko Kinetic 100M. It keedps good time but second hand has started moving 2 seconds at a time.

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  • digesusr Feb 01, 2010

    The watch is KENETIC movement which I thought did not use a battery?

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Hi,
Citizen Eco-Drive time keeper includes the “low charge warning” mode which makes the second hand to move two seconds at a time.
The clever-clogs Citizen Eco-Drive watches are powered by an amorphous silicon solar cell lurking behind the dial which converts any form of light into electrical energy – so the watch will continuously recharge itself over a lifetime of use. Eco-Drive time piece is getting sufficient light when its sweep-second hand is moving once in a second.
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    Dushyant Bist Feb 02, 2010

    It woudl have really helped if I woudl have known the exact model no. of your watch but there are three ways to charge your Seiko Kinetic:

    1. Wave it back and forth for a minute or two to spin the rotor. Anyone who has ever owned a Kinetic is probably familiar with this motion.

    2. Wear it. Daily use is more than enough to keep a Kinetic watch sufficiently charged. It's only when you have a Kinetic that is part of an extensive watch rotation that you have to concern yourself with keeping it charged.

    3. Place it on a Kinetic charging unit. You can buy charging stands which conduct power directly into the capacitor through the case and dial of the watch to essentially "quick charge" it.

    Please try the above mentioned steps as I can assure you that it will work.

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This is simply telling you the battery needs to be replaced.
Think of it as an early warning signal. It's saving power to buy you time to get it replaced.

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