- Zenith groups up with legendary British membership DJ and file producer Carl Cox on a second music-inspired signature version
- For the primary time ever, the DEFY Excessive’s case is crafted in matte-finished stainless-steel and yellow gold
- It options subdials styled after vinyl information and a stroboscope-effect rehaut styled after a file participant
Carl Cox is among the most well-known and necessary DJs of all time. A pioneer of three-deck mixing and an influential determine within the growth of the fashionable digital music scene, the affable Englishman (and Zenith ambassador) is well-known the world over for his expansive reside exhibits and progressive spirit. Lately, he’s even branched out into motorsport, along with his Carl Cox Motorsport outfit notably getting into the progressive electrical off-road racing collection Excessive E as a brand new crew this 12 months.
Zenith too is energetic in Excessive E, being a founding accomplice and official timing accomplice for the fast-growing sport. Maybe that’s why Zenith and Carl Cox have chosen the DEFY Excessive to be the second act to the DEFY 21 Carl Cox released in 2020. Daring but tasteful and that includes distinctive aesthetic touches that pay homage to the world of DJing, it’s a watch that completely epitomises Carl Cox’s many passions.
While the DEFY Extreme can hardly be called a shy or retiring watch, the Zenith DEFY Excessive Carl Cox is barely extra restrained than the DEFY 21 Carl Cox but nonetheless comprises loads of DJ-inspired touches. For example, its chronograph sub-counters function fantastic concentric grooves to resemble vinyl information, with the 9 o’clock sub-counter sporting a Carl Cox emblem. That there are three of them additionally pays homage to Cox’s progressive three-deck DJing method. The facility reserve indicator at 12 o’clock additionally reads ‘ON’ and ‘OFF’, like the facility change on a deck or an amplifier. Its rehaut additionally contains a dot matrix design that recollects the stroboscope impact discovered on the edges of Carl Cox’s favorite turntables, akin to the long-lasting Technics SL-1200.
Even its case materials is impressed by DJing. The Zenith DEFY Excessive Carl Cox marks the primary time Zenith has used matte-finished stainless-steel and yellow gold for a DEFY Excessive’s case, with the matte yellow gold accents on its dodecagonal bezel and pusher guards impressed by the golden tonearm of a turntable stylus. You may additionally argue that the mesmerisingly fast sweep of its El Primero 9004 chronograph seconds hand additionally evokes a high-BPM file spinning away… Moreover, the star-shaped oscillating weight in addition to the principle plate of the motion have been specifically adorned in black for the DEFY Excessive Carl Cox – one other good little level of differentiation.
Three completely different strap choices can be found for the Zenith Defy Excessive Carl Cox: an built-in matte-finished metal bracelet, a black rubber strap and a black Velcro strap, which might all be simply swapped with none instruments through the use of the watch’s nifty fast strap-change mechanism. Moreover, to commemorate the discharge, Carl Cox has curated a particular playlist entitled ‘Carl Cox X ZENITH’ which additionally contains the primary soundtrack Carl Cox ever created for ZENITH, referred to as “That is our Time”, which is accessible on Spotify and on ZENITH’s web site. You don’t even have to purchase the watch to take heed to it.
Zenith Defy Excessive Carl Cox pricing and availability
The Zenith DEFY Excessive Carl Cox is a restricted version of 100 items that will probably be out there to order ranging from September 25, completely from Zenith’s on-line and brick-and-mortar boutiques. Worth: A$45,500.
|Mannequin||DEFY Excessive Carl Cox|
|Case Dimensions||45mm (D) x 15.4mm (T) x 52mm (LTL)|
|Case Materials||Matte-finished stainless-steel and yellow gold|
|Water Resistance||200 metres, screw-down crown|
|Dial||Smoked sapphire with three black-coloured counters, gold PVC indices and palms, stroboscope impact rehaut|
|Strap(s)||Metal bracelet, midnight slate rubber strap with micro-blasted stainless-steel folding clasp, darkish graphite velcro strap with micro-blasted buckle|
|Motion||El Primero 9004|
|Energy Reserve||50 hours|
|Features||Hours, minutes, seconds, 1/one centesimal of a second chronograph, energy reserve indicator|
|Availability||Restricted version of 100 items, out there to order from September 25|