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I have Pravda t950 brand new was boxed battery will not charge I presume watch has been in box a few years ?...

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David Tolond

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SOURCE: juts got the watch, wound it, worked then stoped, wound dead

These watches are self winding (mechanical spring), so need to be worn (or gently oscillated) to wind them up.

The catalogue for this watch says it should run for 72 hours when fully wound.

Depending on when the watch was made, it could be that it needs a clean.

Try wearing it for a few days to see if it keeps going.

Posted on Feb 02, 2010

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John Cunningham

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SOURCE: My Casio Gw-300 G- Shock

From your description the solar cell charges the battery and keeps it topped up. I think the rechargeable battery is the problem because when the screen goes blank the battery level drops to low and the LCD blanks out which would explain the intermittent operation of the watch. I think it is worth getting it checked out with an estimate.

Posted on Jan 11, 2011


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