Timex Full-Size Ironman Classic 30 Watch

Color: Black/Gray/Orange Accent
  • Imported
  • Iconic Performance Design
  • Sports Stopwatch with 30 Lap Memory
  • Countdown Timer & Alarm
  • Resin strap with buckle closure
  • Indiglo Light-Up Watch Dial
  • Water resistant to 100m (330ft): in general, suitable for swimming and snorkeling, but not diving

From the manufacturer

Ironman Classic 30 Series
An Undisputed Favorite in Sport Watches
Descendant of the first Timex Ironman watches introduced in 1986, the Ironman Classic 30 builds on the iconic performance brand’s heritage. The Ironman Classic 30 is your dependable companion for your morning runs, laps in the pool, the job site, and the office.

Ironman Classic 30 features a 100 hour chronograph with lap and split times, capable of counting up to 99 laps. Its distinctive 30 lap memory recall enables you to effortlessly review your workout. You can even recall lap or split times on the fly.

At a Glance

  • Iconic Performance Design
  • Stopwatch with 30 Lap Memory
  • 24 Hour Countdown Timer
  • Three Alarms
  • Indiglo Light-Light with Night-Mode
  • Water Resistant to 100 Meters (330 Feet)

More Than Just a Stopwatch
Every Classic 30 comes equipped with a 24 hour countdown timer complete with stop and repeat functions. Occasion mode enables you to set up to 15 reminders for events like birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, appointments. Meanwhile, alarm mode gives you three individually customized settings with daily, weekday, weekend, and weekly options. If you travel regularly, your Classic 30 can be set with up to three time zones.

Easy to Operate
You can streamline the interface by turning off unused menu items. If necessary, you can always reactivate those menu items. On-screen prompts make setting your watch easy, even more so with forward or backward setting capability. The pusher located on the watch face is easy to access while you are active.

At the Core
Each Timex Ironman Classic 30 is equipped with Indiglo night-light, a low-powered electroluminescence, providing easy readability in the dark. The Night-Mode feature enables to you activate Indiglo with any button simplifying operability in the dark. Constructed from durable and light-weight resin, you will barely notice it’s on your wrist. For added durability, all styles are water-resistant up to 100 meters (330 feet).

You Have Options
Featuring an array of bold colors and comfortable resin and nylon Fast Wrap straps, you can find the right combination that fits your sport and style without sacrificing any of the Classic 30’s many features.

Product description
The undisputed favorite in sport watches crosses nearly every finish line in the world. Built to be lightweight and sealed for water resistance, the iconic five-button design gives you direct access to all timers, alarms and of course our Indiglo night-light.

Top Customer Reviews

I use this watch primarily for laps in the pool, and it works great, but I do have a few issues.

One confusing aspect is that the counter shows what lap you are on, not how many laps you've completed. In other words, when you hit the start/lap button, you have completed zero laps, but you are on Lap 1. The display shows Lap 01, not Lap 00. So if you've completed 24 laps, your watch will display Lap 25.

Also, when you hit the lap button, the lap number doesn't go up immediately. So your watch shows Lap 01, you hit the lap button, and it still shows Lap 01, telling you you've completed one lap, and won't automatically roll over to Lap 02 for about 10 seconds or so. This makes listening to the beep imperative to ensure you've hit the button so you don't have to keep checking your watch to see if the lap number increased. (Make sure you are completely underwater before you hit the button on your pool turn. If you submerge while you are hitting the button, you won't be able to hear the beep.) If you don't know how the watch works, your watch will say Lap 18 (or whatever), you hit the button, and wonder why it still says Lap 18, and think the counter isn't working. Just remember that when you hit the button, whatever lap number it displays at that time is how many laps you have completed.

Another irritant is that it will keep switching between the lap number and the hundredths of a second every few seconds. What is the point of this? I know the stopwatch is running because the seconds go up, but then I'm forced to stare at it until it switches over if I want to know what lap it is. So as a general rule, I don't check how many laps I've completed until the turn, not in the middle of the lap.

The start/lap button is on the front of the watch, which helps to prevent hitting another button accidentally (when you squeeze the watch to engage a button on the side, you are putting pressure on the other side of the watch, which can engage another button and mess up your data). You can't extend your arms on a pool turn while you are hitting the button, but it's not that big of a deal. Much better than forgetting what lap you are on.

It's a very comfortable watch. I have small wrists for my size, but it's not too big. And I like the way it looks.

Overall, my complaints can be mostly overcome once I know how the watch works. I am very pleased with the watch, especially for the $30 price, and wouldn't hesitate to buy it again, and would recommend it to friends. Therefore, the 5 star review.

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