Video: What makes a watch tick? This exploded view of a mechanical watch shows the centuries old tech that is still used to keep time without a battery. It's all in the movement and the design, which is somehow harder for me to grasp than microchips and circuit boards.
Neat Visualisation Shows What's Inside A Watch
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