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G-SHOCK DW-5000

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The G-Shock DW-5000 is a tribute to the first-ever G-Shock DW-5000C. Like the original, it has a stainless steel screw-back case. The DW-5000 is typically reserved for anniversary and limited edition releases.

 

Metal Case Made in Japan

$240.00

List Price: $240 (DW5000SS-1)

Size: Medium
Dimensions (L x W x H): 48.9 × 42.8 × 13.5 mm
Weight:  78 grams
Module: 3421 (instruction manual at casio.com)
Battery (Lifespan): CR2016 (approx. 2 years)
Nickname: Origin Model
Series Launch Year: 1983, 2013 (Module 3421)

Notable Features: Screw-back case, EL backlight

See full specifications for DW5000SS-1 under “Additional information” tab above.

Note: Some DW-5000 models before the G-Shock 30th Anniversary were made in Thailand, but they all appear to be made in Japan from the 30th Anniversary onward.

Suggested Uses: Extreme Sports, Retro Style, Outdoors

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7.3Expert Score
G-Shock DW-5000 Rating by G-Central
The main draws of the G-Shock DW-5000 are its faithfulness to the original G-Shock and its collectible status, but those looking for more features may prefer the GW-5000.
Build
8.5
Functions
6
Value
7.5
PROS
  • Stainless steel case and screw-back like the original G-Shock DW-5000C from 1983.
  • Shows current time in stopwatch and timer modes.
  • Flash alerts and multi-function alarm are not found on most other G-Shock models.
CONS
  • Limited edition releases only, not always available.
  • No world time.
  • Button operation sound cannot be disabled.
  • No solar power.
  • May feel heavy to those accustomed to resin-case 5600 models.

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  • Size
  • Dimensions (L x W x H mm)
  • Weight (g)
  • Protection
  • Case Material
  • Bezel Material
  • Band Material
  • Glass
  • Screw-Back
  • Battery
  • Battery Life (Approx.)
  • Stopwatch
  • Stopwatch Unit
  • Stopwatch Max Range
  • Measuring Modes
  • Countdown Timer
  • Countdown Timer Unit
  • Countdown Range
  • Countdown Setting Range
  • Countdown Setting Increment (Lowest)
  • Alarm
  • Flash Alert
  • Light Type
  • Light Color
  • Calendar
  • 12/24-Hour Format
  • Other
  • Battery Level Indicator
  • Power Saving
  • Tough Solar
  • Multi-Band 6 (Auto Time Correction)
  • World Time
  • World Time Zones
  • World Time Cities
  • Hourly Time Signal
  • Adjustable Date Format

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Specification: G-SHOCK DW-5000

Size

Dimensions (L x W x H mm)

48.9 x 42.8 x 13.5

Weight (g)

78

Protection

,

Case Material

Bezel Material

Band Material

Resin

Glass

Screw-Back

Battery

CR2016

Battery Life (Approx.)

Other

Stopwatch

Stopwatch Unit

,

Stopwatch Max Range

Measuring Modes

1st-2nd place times, elapsed time, split time

Countdown Timer

,

Countdown Timer Unit

1 second

Countdown Range

Countdown Setting Range

Countdown Setting Increment (Lowest)

1 second

Alarm

Flash Alert

Light Type

, ,

Light Color

Blue Green

Calendar

Full Auto Calendar to 2039

12/24-Hour Format

12/24-Hour Format

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