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[From a sign on a rotating-rack display of FreeStyle® watches in a
hardware store. Text in brackets added.]
DEPTH RATING EXPLAINED
Confused by the depth ratings on watches? You're not alone. Because industry standard testing is done in a static, laboratory setting, watch depth ratings have little to do with how deep you can actually go in the water with your watch. The chart below offers a "real world" explanation of what depth ratings really mean.
What Depth Rating Means in a Dynamic, Real-Life Environment
[It's not clear that a hand-washing experience gets the watch as wet as hand-washing. :-)]
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