How Watches Work

Augustman - - Report -

It starts with an en­ergy source (bat­tery or main­spring) that pow­ers a count­ing and trans­mis­sion stan­dard (a gear train or fre­quency cir­cuit di­vider). Dis­tri­bu­tion of the en­ergy is done via the es­cape­ment (me­chan­i­cal) or step­ping mo­tor (dig­i­tal), and a reg­u­la­tion

sys­tem such as a bal­ance and hair­spring or a quartz reg­u­la­tor.

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