The core technology and innovation of the new RM 65-01 automatic split-second chronograph
Richard Mille’s relentless pursuit of the latest achievement of innovation, the latest RM 65-01, is a highly complex sports timepiece, a masterpiece of superb technology designed for daily use and various situations .
After about five years of development, this automatic chronograph is the most complicated timepiece ever built in the Richard Mille workshop. After limited production, it showed the true value of watchmaking. This model fully embodies the brand’s technical approach, thanks to a number of additional functions, a very special structure and high aesthetic value. All in all, the great challenge of mechanical watchmaking requires patience, skill and absolute perseverance.
This chronograph developed for the 21st century with high frequency balance and variable inertia-5 Hz or 36,000 vibrations per hour-was developed to extend timekeeping accuracy and accurate stopwatch calculations to 1/10 of a second. This is really a real racing machine with a second hand for calculating the intermediate time. This is the first use of Richard Mille fake on an automatic movement.
The integrated movement developed in cooperation with Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier, its six-column wheel structure and vertical coupling have consistent consistency. Like a mechanical brain, this toothed fragment can coordinate controls and can be seen through the base. The Mechanical Cathedral is located on a grade 5 titanium chassis supported by a grade 5 titanium bridge. It receives energy from a rapidly rotating barrel that maintains ideal torque transmission energy during its entire 60-hour power reserve. The automatic winding device of the barrel also ensures that the watch maintains the best torque when worn on the wrist. This is further enhanced by the variable geometry of the movement’s pendulum, which can change the inertia of the rotor, thereby increasing the yield of the clockwork according to the active status of the person who depends on the watch.
The chronograph has also undergone a series of relentless tests to prove its function in any situation. This includes everything from shock and drop simulation to accelerated 10-year aging for all functions, including water resistance test and magnetic field resistance test.
But the Richard Mille team did not stop there. Indeed, for a sturdy, sturdy and reliable racing engine mounted on the CarbonTPT® case, it is both light and strong, but adds complexity and thus improves the ergonomics of the model. Another milestone is that Richard Mille (Richard Mille) developed its first internal patented fast-winding mechanism, which was activated by a push rod at 8 o’clock. Under 125 pressures, the barrel was fully tightened, ready for the next game. Engineers at Richard Mille described this highly practical feature as “very fun”, which is particularly difficult to develop due to its high level of torque transmission. During the burn-in test, this function was activated thousands of times.
The model has also been improved with a new gearbox, using a function selector located in the crown. The system can switch between “traditional” clockwork (W), semi-instantaneous date adjustment (D) or set time (H), and all operations can be completed by simply pressing the crown.
For extremely clear dials, RM 65-01 uses color coding to match watch functions to buttons. Yellow represents the time: hours, minutes, small seconds at 6 o’clock, and green represents the date display. Orange represents the sweeping second hand of the chronograph and the total of 30 minutes and 12 hours. The red color is related to the winding mechanism. To avoid all confusion, the second hand is blue. Here, function is the factor that drives aesthetic choice.
As for the situation, every surface of it has extremely elegant details. It uses a CarbonTPT® frame, strap and caseback. It has a grade 5 titanium crown that has been micro-sprayed, polished and satin-finished, and is framed by a chronograph button. It is also made of polished and satin-finished grade 5 titanium. to make. The nameplate with RM 65-01 engraved on the case uses the same material and surface treatment. The fast-winding button has a red QuartzTPT® button.
RM 65-01 has a total of more than 600 components, available in CarbonTPT®, Gold and CarbonTPT® versions, which further proves the technical expertise of the development team. RM 65-01 upholds the ancestral code of the brand, and at the same time establishes its own identity, it will definitely stand out in the outstanding Richard Mille model gallery centered on technology.
Case diameter : 44.50 x 49.94 mm
Thickness: 16.10 mm
BUCKLE: Pin Buckle
Water Resistance Depth: 3.00atm / 30.00m / 100.00ft
Boxes: common box package without paper
FUNCTIONS: Hours,Minutes,Seconds,Date,Flyback Chronograph