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G-SHOCK GW-M500 & GW-M530

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The G-Shock GW-M500 and GW-M530 are rugged tool watches with Tough Solar power and Multi-Band 6 automatic time correction. In the U.S., the GWM500A-1 and GWM530A-1 are usually available at a discount at some retailers for around $80-$100.


Multi-Band 6


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List Price: $130 (GWM500A-1), $140 (GWM530A-1)

Size: Medium
Dimensions (L x W x H): 56.8 x 46 x 16.6 mm
Weight: 67 grams
Module: 3405 (instruction manual at casio.com)
Battery Type (Lifespan): Solar Rechargeable
Series Launch Year: 2013

Notable Features: Tough Solar, Multi-Band 6, World Time, 1/100-Second Stopwatch, Timer, 5 Daily Alarms, Full Auto EL Backlight

See full specifications for GWM500A-1 under “Additional information” tab above.

GW-M530 Versus GW-M500: The GWM530A-1 has the same module and functions as the GWM500A-1. The difference is that the stainless steel bezel parts on the GWM530A-1 have a black ion plating.

Suggested Uses: Outdoors

Recent GW-M500 and GW-M530 Releases:

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GWM500A-1 on Amazon GWM500 on eBay GWM500A-1 at Casio
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Specification: G-SHOCK GW-M500 & GW-M530


Dimensions (L x W x H mm)

56.8 x 46 x 16.6

Weight (g)




Case Material

Bezel Material


Band Material





Tough Solar

Battery Level Indicator

Battery Level Indicator

Power Saving

Power Save

Multi-Band 6 (Auto Time Correction)

World Time

World Time Zones


World Time Cities

48 + UTC

Daylight Saving Time


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 minute


Hourly Time Signal

Hourly Time Signal

Light Type

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Light Color

Blue Green


Full Auto Calendar to 2099

Button Tone On/Off

Button Tone On/Off

12/24-Hour Format

12/24-Hour Format

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