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On Ebay: Old Seiko Watch With… a Drum Machine?

by Lambert Varias

Nowadays we have wristwatches that are also cellphones. Or is it a cellphone that’s worn on the wrist? Anyway back in the day “watch + something” combos became all the rage, although personally I’ve never seen any other combo aside from calculator watches here in the Philippines. They looked awesome but wearing a calculator on my watch is way too nerdy for me. The Seiko Frequency on the other hand is something that I would have wanted to have when I was a kid, just to stand out from the calculator watch-wearing student population. And also because it makes sounds.

seiko frequency drum machine wristwatch 1

The Frequency has a built-in speaker and contained six drum patterns created specifically for the watch by Tetsuya Komuro, one of the most successful and influential pop songwriters and producers in Japan.

seiko frequency drum machine wristwatch 2

The Frequency’s other features included a chronograph, an alarm, a calendar, two metronome modes (audible and visual), and a BPM counter. And it also tells the time. And it’s a drum machine!

seiko frequency drum machine wristwatch 3

As of this writing there are two units of the Seiko Frequency on sale on eBay, one of them priced at $350 (USD), while the other one is on auction for a couple more days but can be bought for $195. And yes, they’re both in yellow, although the Frequency also came in brown and red. Sellers, please post a video of the Frequency kicking out some beats!

[via Retro Thing]




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Comments (2):

  1. Kim M says:

    Ah yes, the Seiko Frequency came out in the late 90s. There is a community of watch collectors dedicated to “geeky watches” and this one usually makes the top 10 most sought after geek watches. There is also a white version. Seiko is usually pretty conservative, but this one got made during the technopop wave that swept Japan at that time.

  2. rolex says:

    Every personality could look stunning if properly mix and match with a watch

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