PAM661 Carbotech/Lum Issue
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PAM661 Carbotech/Lum Issue

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Joined: February 12th, 2018, 3:06 pm

February 12th, 2018, 3:16 pm #1

I purchased in December 2017. Wore daily and kept under bright light for about 12 hours twice. The "luminous" hands/numbers fade from bright to completely dark in about 30 minutes. Does this sound right? Thanks

Joined: January 27th, 2005, 3:20 pm

February 12th, 2018, 3:46 pm #2

If you were using the watch for a night dive you would want more than 30 minutes of legibility. The night dives I've done we used our diving lights to charge the watches and gauges before the dive, so 12 hours in bright light should be more than enough.

If you have a need for the lume then I'd contact Panerai for there opinion. If not then perhaps wait until you're closer to the end of your warranty. Set a reminder on your calendar so you don't forget and the warranty expires. (happened to me once)