Presenting the HYT H4 Neo with led light

Innovation within tradition, the DNA of haute horlogerie, the movement heritage, and so on: forget it all. Need a known quantity to hang on to? Good news: the HYT H4 Neo tells the time like no other.

HYT H4 Neo

HYT H4 Neo

The H4 Neo is a piece equipped with a special light source which can be found under the dome. Sitting right at 6 o’clock there are two concealed purple LED light sources to be found. Once activated they flood the entire dial with light, especially at night. In low light conditions the fluorescent colored fluid and the transparent composite dial, loaded with fluorescent nano particles, are energized by this light source in the best way. Hence becoming supremely striking. At the same time, the wash of light flows into every nook and cranny of the mechanisms. This literally brings the skeleton architecture to life meanwhile defying the laws of watchmaking.

No battery and no electronics are needed for this fully mechanical process. Three factors made it so tricky to develop: the extreme miniaturization, the curved shape, and the fact, once again, that no development of this type had ever been achieved before.

Technical Specifications:

Functions: Green retrograde fluidic hours, minutes, seconds, power reserve

Case: charcoal grey titanium and titanium DLC with micro-blasted finishes

  • diameter: 51 mm
  • height: 17.9 mm
  • rubber-clad screw-down DLC titanium crown at 2:30 and at 4:30
  • charcoal grey titanium dome at 6 o’clock
  • convex sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on the dial side
  • screw-down sapphire case-back
  • water resistant to 50 metres

Movement: skeleton mechanical hand-wound movement, HYT exclusive calibre

  • 28,800 VpH, 4 Hz, 35 jewels
  • bridges hand-bevelled and micro blasted, rhodium-plated bellows
  • 65-hour power reserve

HYT’s exclusive patented micro-fluidic module:

  • Two multi-layer metal bellows
  • Capillary tube in medical grade glass, with interior nano-coating
  • Two immiscible liquids; one transparent and the other coloured with a highly resistant dye
  • Thermal compensator with dedicated bellow containing a special liquid
  • Ceramic fluid restrictors

Purple light mechanical module:

  • rewinding and push-button system with a crown at 4:30
  • the micro generator works when the crown is compressed at 4:30. As soon as the button loosens the light stops working until the full decompression of the additional barrel spring

Dial: unstructured, fluid hour display

  • luminescent minute, seconds and power reserve dial
  • white Super-LumiNova® minute indexes and numerals
  • black hour dial with white Super-LumiNova® numerals
  • luminescent black minute hand
  • transparent composite dial loaded with fluorescent nano particles
  • regulator at 12 o’clock
  • small seconds wheel at 9:30
  • power reserve indicator at 2:30

Bracelet: black reinforced fabric, composed of fire-resistant, water resistant and anti-allergen fibres; sustainably produced; black topstitching; velcro clasp with keeper

Ref: 512-TD-65-GF-TS

Limited edition of 15-pieces priced at 95’000.- CHF (April 2017)

More info on the official website.

HYT H4 Neo

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