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Google (Seiko)(QXM359BLH)(manual) without parens.

Seiko Watches | Answered on May 24, 2018


you can call Seiko and they will sell you a new strap, though fair warning they are not cheap. You can also if you want just any watch band not having to be the exact band , try a watch repair shop and they should be able find one that fits.

Seiko Sportura... | Answered on May 11, 2018


Try Googling (Seiko)(ssc357p1)(manual) without parens.

Seiko Watches | Answered on Mar 31, 2018


Try entering "Seiko p065" into the search engine of your computer and perhaps a dealer or the factory can help you.
God bless your efforts.

Seiko Watches | Answered on Mar 22, 2018


If your watch is an analogue, then yes, it is very safe to assume it is 1.5V.
If your watch is digital, depending on how many functions it has(especially if it has a night light), it will most probably take 3V.
In either case, it doesn't hurt to start testing with a 1.5V battery.
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Seiko Watches | Answered on Mar 18, 2018


Try Googling (Seiko)(150)(manual) without parens for instructions.

Seiko Watches | Answered on Mar 12, 2018

Tip

Replacing the Battery/Capacitor of a Seiko Kinetic watch


There are some articles and videos circulating recently about replacing a Seiko Kinetic Capacitor with a common Silver Oxide battery, the type used in common watches.
In a word: Don't.

I have replaced over 200 Seiko Kinetic Capacitors (sometimes mistakenly referred to as a "battery") and am very comfortable discussing the right way to get a Kinetic running correctly, versus the wrong way.
Can you remove the Kinetic's rotor and put in a Silver Oxide battery the same size as the previous Capacitor and your watch will work? Possibly.
Will you install the new battery upside-down? Very likely.l
If you touch any of the vital contacts inside the watch with the battery will it fry your watch? Possibly.
Will the watch overheat or burn? Possibly. Typical batteries don't have the inner chemical makeup of a Lithium-Titanium Capacitor.
Is the pendulum that is weighted and designed to turn the rotor going to be negatively affected? Probably.

The cost of a correct Seiko Kinetic Capacitor has dropped dramatically, reputable sources like Amazon now sell genuine Seiko Capacitor kits for about 20 dollars.

Why risk a 400 dollar watch to save 10 dollars on a battery.

Let me know if you have any general questions about Seiko Kinetic Capacitors and/or Batteries.
There is a lot of inaccurate information floating around, which can be expensive.

on Mar 11, 2018 | Seiko Kinetic watch


I have a Seiko kinetic watch and it has behaved perfectly for over two years and therefore I think that yours is faulty.

I suggest you send it to Seiko to have it repaired or replaced under warranty.

Seiko Sun007... | Answered on Mar 11, 2018


The normal clock/alarm functions of the Seiko SQ767W work worldwide, but because the feature that automatically sets the time via radio signal only works in Japan, Seiko only provides the manual in Japanese.
https://www.seiko-clock.co.jp/product-personal/digital/temperature/sq767w.html

https://www.seiko-clock.co.jp/product-personal/up_files/FSQ-125P.pdf

Here's an English version I made with the help of onlinedoctranslator.com (uses Google Translate). I made a couple of adjustments but it's still pretty rough due to the machine translation.

https://1drv.ms/b/s!AKpNuPb-kshMyTo

Seiko Watches | Answered on Mar 09, 2018


Try Googling (Seiko)(AM261A)(manual) without parens. You may have to refine your search to get it in English.

Seiko Watches | Answered on Feb 20, 2018


Did you call Seiko? Normally they do not sell parts to non authorized service people. If you send them the watch and it is not obsolete they will change the circuit board for you...

Seiko Watches | Answered on Feb 11, 2018

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