IV. Water Resistance

Are all Vaer watches waterproof?

All Vaer watches are sold with a guaranteed waterproof warranty. Meaning if they fail in the water (when used properly) we will cover the cost of repair or replacement. Every Vaer watch is meant for…

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How do water resistance ratings work in watches?

Water-resistance ratings in watches are a confusing subject because the depth rating numbers don't match real-world usage. In general, 10 ATM (100 meters depth rating) is the starting point for a wat…

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What does 3 ATM water resistance mean?

While 30 meters of water resistance might sound impressive - it's not. In fact, it's generally an indication of low quality and a serious risk of water-related failure.. The ATM scale of water resist…

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What does 5 ATM water resistance mean?

5 ATM watches provide basic accident coverage against short splashes, steam, and brief submersion but should not be relied on for swimming or extended exposure to moisture. In order to actually be co…

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What does 10 ATM water resistance mean?

A 10 ATM watch indicates 10 atmospheres or 100 meters of water resistance, which, in real-world environments translates to casual underwater submersion. For extended water use, a screwdown crown is a…

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What does 20 ATM water resistance mean?

20 ATM or 200 meters of resistance is typically the minimum requirement for professional dive watches, and provides water protection in all but the most extreme real-world situations.. Beyond 10 ATM,…

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Can I swim in my Vaer Watch?

You can absolutely swim, surf, snorkel, scuba do anything else in-water with your Vaer watch. If you didn't know it already - ALL Vaer watches include a waterproof warranty. Which is our way of sayin…

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