The Nixon Ripley A1267 marries the classic elegance of a traditional analog wristwatch with functionality of a modern digital timepiece. Its simple design belies the robustness of its features. The Ripley is more than happy whether it is in the urban jungle or in the wilderness.
The Ripley comes with a City Mode. This lets you switch off the digital functions of the wristwatch. It presents itself as a classic, no-frills timepiece. It feels right at home in corporate offices, malls, restaurants, and other commercial establishments. After all, you will have no need for its digital features in such environments.
The moment you step into the great outdoors, the Ripley takes on a very different personality. It switches to the Adventure Mode. This allows you to make use of its full suite of features. It includes an altimeter, timer, digital thermometer, and a dual chronograph.
The Ripley provides an able watch movement that has dual functionality. The Miyota movement comes with both analog and digital watch movements. It is an innovative design element that is surprising in this kind of wristwatch.
Its construction is worthy of mention, too. It has a stainless-steel top plate which helps protect the watch from unexpected impacts. The top plate also features 4 custom-molded pushers. The lightweight polycarbonate casing comes with a shock-resistant reinforcement. It further improves the durability and shock resistance of the Ripley.
This Nixon watch has a water resistance rating of 328 feet or about 10 ATM. The 47 mm wristwatch comes with an LCD display with a high contrast resolution for easier time reading. The TPU band features a stainless-steel buckle and a locking looper.
The Nixon Ripley A1267 may have an uninteresting design. Bring it in the great outdoors and you can unleash the full performance and true beauty of the watch.