Hybrid Meca-Quartz Movement
Quartz accuracy with a mechanical feel
Just like modern race cars PaceMasters Paddock Chronograph is powered by a Hybrid technology -
SII (Seiko group) VK67 - is a combination of battery-powered movement regulated by a quartz crystal to run main hands, and Mechanical engine controlled with a set of precision levers, hammers, wheels and gears to operate the chronograph. The sweep main second hand is making 5 beats per second (1/5 sec) moving smoothly around the dial.
VK-series chronograph is equipped with a 3-pointed hammer with an Instant Reset function, bringing the main second hand back to zero instantly like on mechanical chronographs.