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To give you an idea of the extent of the fake goods problem. In a 2016 survey by Apple - 90% of the 'Apple' chargers sold through Amazon - using the other the two methods..which includes the "Fulfilled by Amazon" option -  were found to be counterfeit....90%! 

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LED Watches & the Pulsar P3

It's been a while since I made a video about wristwatches, this one focuses on the early LED digital models. There are few things in this world less fashionable than a LED watch, which is exactly why they might have finally become fashionable again - everyone loves an underdog. 

In this video I take a look at the Pulsar P3, a timepiece that went from riches to rags and then back to being relatively affordable again. 


Other LED Watches
Old Magazine Articles from the early 1970s
LED PULSARS ON EBAY (Affiliated links)
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Reader Comments (5)

Hi Matt,

not bad ;) but you missed the biggest online rescource.
The biggest board about vintage led and lcd watches ... .

Greetz Kasper admin

March 9, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterKasper

Awesome video as always. But I have to know, what is that adjustable ring removal took called, or better, where did you get it? I'm in the US, but at least a clue will help me track one down.

Keep up the good work.

March 10, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterHobie-wan

I don't know the official name - but 'watch back opener' will find a few on ebay. Here's an example in the US

March 10, 2018 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Really enjoyed this video. I have a Spoon Pulsar digital watch from the early 2000's, and didn't realise where it got it's inspiration from until now - it's quite similar to the P3.

March 12, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterDorian Farrimond

Being a young teen at the time in South America, these watches were obviously unattainable for me, but in the merchandise brochures you showed I managed to catch a quick reference for the National Semiconductor Exelar. Fond memories of my first digital watch!
Thank You.

March 14, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterAlex
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