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2018 TAG Heuer Mechanical Modules for Connected Modular 45mm

  1. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Dec 18, 2018

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    Picture from the TAG Heuer “The Catalog” 2018-2019... I would love to also have the Calibre 5 module in addition to the Calibre 16! :)

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  2. Feanor

    Feanor Dec 19, 2018

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    It's kind of cool how with these modules you can have Carrera Heuer 01/02 aesthetics on the cheap.
    With the Calibre 16 module the Connected is practically identical to the non-skeletonized Carrera Heuer 01 (but quite a bit cheaper) and with the Calibre 5 you have Carrera Heuer 01/02 aesthetics with a simple three hand watchface, which is not even offered otherwise.
     
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  3. TjPhysicist

    TjPhysicist Dec 24, 2018

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    OOOH, this is a great way of looking at it actually, thanks!

    I do wish, like someone on here said before, there were more options like aquaracer for example - but with the same "aesthetic". (and, this is just a little wish I have as well, mechanical module with steel/metallic color bezel to match my connected watch).

    Also: I'm thinking of finally caving in and getting a mechanical module BUT:
    1. Calibre 5 is cheaper and significantly more readily available than calibre 16 (is the latter even available in the americas? even at a TH store?)
    2. Calibre 16, at first glance looks a bit more appealing to me with it's more complex looking watchface.

    So questions:
    - does calibre 5 end up looking TOO plain? it is a large watchface after all.
    - someone PLEASE convince me about why you prefer calibre 5 (or why it's a great option)! I really don't want to spend the extra$1000 on a calibre 16, LOL. My first thoughts were along the lines of that it offers a more "dressy" and simple option which is actually a nice counterpoint to the smartwatch which by nature is more involving and complex.
     
  4. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Dec 25, 2018

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    I’m sorry, but can’t help you in this! :D

    I had both mechanical modules in my hands, and I like the Carrera Calibre 5... but I love the Carrera Calibre 16!! ::love::

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    If I have to choose only one of them, my choice is -obviously- the Calibre 16. The TH Connected is also a Carrera, and for me a TH Carrera should be a chronograph.

    Anyway, once you have done the bigger effort to buy the Calibre 16 module, it’s not so hard then to save money to also buy the Calibre 5 ;)
     
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  5. TjPhysicist

    TjPhysicist Dec 25, 2018

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    LOL fair enough. Honestly it's more about the availability than the savings. Does anyone know if the TH boutiques have the calibre 16 in the US?
     
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  6. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Dec 25, 2018

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    It’s on the US TH website, so the TH boutiques in US have to sell the Calibre 16 (ACBF2A80)

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    In the website ( https://www.tagheuer.com/en-us/watches/tag-heuer-connected/accessories-and-straps ) they say the Calibre 16 is not available online, but for sure a TH boutique in US can order it for you
     
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  7. neuner

    neuner Mar 19, 2019

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    Finally bought my mechanical module Calibre 16 today at the the Tag Heuer Boutique in Moscow and I am very happy now :)

    Was not able to get one in Germany!
     
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  8. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Mar 19, 2019

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    Congratulations!! :) It’s a lovely module!! :thumbsup:
     
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  9. neuner

    neuner Mar 19, 2019

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    Thanks Albert!
     
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  10. Cecil

    Cecil Mar 20, 2019

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    I am so happy 2 ;)
     
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  11. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Mar 20, 2019

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    Yes, the Carrera Calibre 5 module is also very nice! I first bought the Cal.16, and recently the Cal.5, so I’m more than happy ;)... and I have to stop here, because the other mechanical module available (Carrera Heuer 02 Tourbillon) is out of my budget! :D

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  12. remikdr

    remikdr Jun 19, 2019

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    hello, i have my Calibre 16 module + gold lugs + grey leather strap + black ceramic bracelet + black lugs + Black Ceramic Clasp Bracelet. I want to sell it total for 6000euro. Maybe someone is interested ? Its my personal set, that i want to sell and invest in other watch.
     
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  13. Hubert

    Hubert Jun 19, 2019

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    Please post on the Marketplace area.
     
  14. filis007

    filis007 Jan 11, 2020

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    Loving my Calibre 16 so far, just got it delivered the other day and I must it's exactly what I wanted this watch to look like when I bought it 2 years ago.
     
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  15. Hubert

    Hubert Jan 30, 2020

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    ^ Congrats! Looks great.
     
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