Casio Men’s G-Shock Quartz Watch with Resin Strap, Black, 20 (Model: DW5600E-1V)

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Casio G-Shock Model: DW5600E-1V

A slapshot by a professional hockey player was all it took to send this G-Shock into history and into a goalies mitt, literally. If it can handle a slapshot, it can handle your life. We like to refer to it as the quintessential G-Shock.

The 5600 Casio G-Shock series was launched in 1987 and has been continuously available ever since. It is one of most basic G-Shock watches available that you can buy and we recommend it.

Casio G-Shock Model DW5600E-1V Features

  • Shock Resistant
  • EL Backlight with Afterglow
  • With its high-tech functions, shock resistance, and comfortable resin strap, this Casio watch is a reliable go-to timepiece.
  • Quartz digital movement with accuracy of +/- 15 seconds per month
  • Functions include multi-function alarm, 1/100-second stopwatch, countdown timer, hourly time signal, auto calendar, and 12- and 24-hour formats
  • Protective mineral dial window
  • Water-resistant to 200 m (660 feet)

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More About the Casio G-Shock DW5600E-1V Men’s Watch

Keep track of your busy day with this Casio G-Shock DW5600E 1V.

It features a very rugged design that is built to take a lot of abuse.

This wrist watch rubber strap has quartz movement.

There is a backlight for seeing the time in the dark.

This waterproof wrist watch has a sleek style and makes a thoughtful gift idea for a birthday, holiday or any other occasion.

Shock Resistant / Water Resistant to 200 Meters / EL Backlight / Stopwatch / Countdown Timer / Alarm / 12/24 Hour Format / 43mm Resin Case / Black Resin Strap

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The Best Casio G-Shock Watch for Formal Occasions and/or When You Need to Dress Up

You may not need to dress up, but maybe you enjoy dressing up and looking your best. Many people think that Casio G-Shock watches are only for working out, the military, hunting, or situations where you will be dirty and sweating. You can also wear a G-Shock on formal occasions when you need or want to dress up and look nice.

The Casio G-Shock model GMWB5000D-1 will look great along with a nice suit or even tuxedo. You could wear one of these to a wedding or other formal occasion just so you remember to turn off all the alarms and hourly beeping. To do this see our page on how to find your user manual for your particular Casio G-Shock watch.

Casio G-Shock GMWB5000D-1

Slap this on your wrist and you are sure to be noticed and you are bound to receive many compliments and questions.

Caveat: The only problem that we have with this watch is that emits Bluetooth which is a type of microwave radiation. This makes it potentially harmful to biological life and potentially insecure since Bluetooth is a type of networking protocol which opens up the possibility for the device to be hacked or bugged. We would recommend finding one without any kind of networking if you value your privacy and security.

Casio G-Shock GMWB5000D-1 Specifications

  • Shock resistant
  • 200m water resistant
  • Solar powered
  • LED backlight (Super illuminator)
  • Full auto LED light, selectable illumination duration (2 seconds or 4 seconds),afterglow
  • Time calibration signal reception
  • Auto receive up to six* times a day (remaining auto receives canceled as soon as one is successful) *5 times a day for the Chinese calibration signal The latest signal reception results
  • Time Calibration Signals, Station name: DCF77 (Mainflingen, Germany)
  • Frequency: 77.5 kHz Station name: MSF (Anthorn, England) Frequency: 60.0 kHz
  • Station name: WWVB (Fort Collins, United States) Frequency: 60.0 kHz
  • Station name: JJY (Fukushima, Fukuoka/Saga, Japan) Frequency: 40.0 kHz (Fukushima) / 60.0 kHz (Fukuoka/Saga)
  • Station name: BPC (Shangqiu City, Henan Province, China) Frequency: 68.5 kHz
  • Mobile link (Wireless linking using Bluetooth®)
  • World time
  • 5 World time registerable 39 time zones (39 cities +coordinated universal time), daylight saving on/off
  • Home city/World time city swapping, auto summer time (DST) switching
  • 1/100-second stopwatch
  • Measuring capacity: 00’00”00~59’59”99 (for the first 60 minutes)
  • 1:00’00~23:59’59 (after 60 minutes)
  • Measuring unit: 1/100 second (for the first 60 minutes)
  • 1 second (after 60 minutes)
  • Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times
  • Countdown timer Measuring unit: 1 second
  • Countdown range: 24 hours
  • Countdown start time setting range: 1 minute to 24 hours (1-minute increments
  • 5 daily alarms (with 1 snooze alarm) Low battery alert
  • Power Saving (display goes blank to save power when the watch is left in the dark)
  • Full auto-calendar (to year 2099)
  • 12/24-hour format
  • Button operation tone on/off
  • Date display (day / month display swapping)
  • Day display (days of the week selectable in six languages)
  • Regular timekeeping: Hour, minute, second, pm, month, date, day
  • Accuracy: ±15 seconds per month (with no signal calibration)
  • Approx. battery operating time:
  • 10 months on rechargeable battery (operation period with normal use without exposure to light after charge)
  • 22 months on rechargeable battery (operation period when stored in total darkness with the power save function on after full charge)
  • Module: 3459
  • Size of case / total weight
  • GMW-B5000D ……..49.3 X 43.2 X 13.0 mm / 167 g

How to Set the Time on a Casio G-Shock Watch

Setting the time or changing the time on your Casio G-Shock watch can be difficult if you don’t have the user manual and if you are not technically inclined. Not all people are good with electronics and there is no shame in asking for help. There are also different ways to set the time on your G-Shock depending on which Casio G-Shock watch that you own.

Usually you click on the set button then move around the menus with the other buttons. These are too vague of instructions to be of use, however.

Since there is no single way to set a Casio G-Shock watch it’s best that you visit the technical support page for your particular watch. You can probably find your watch user manual and help guides at this link.

https://www.gshock.com/support <—copy/paste this link

Visit that website and look up your watch. If you can’t find your watch you can always call Casio G-Shock tech support on the telephone using the following information.

Casio Support Phone Numbers

  • For Customer Service or Repair Support in the USA at 1-800-706-2534 during regular business hours (currently Monday-Friday 9:00a.m. – 5:00pm EST, Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
  • For Technical support in USA at 1-800-435-7732 during regular business hours (currently Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00pm EST for all products, Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m)
  • For Customers in Canada at 1-800-661-2274