ETA Caliber 251.272 quartz chonograph movement

ETA Caliber 251.272

Eta Caliber 251272

Manufacturer ETA
Caliber Number 251.272
Movement Type Quartz, chronograph
Lignes 13.25”’
Diameter
30mm
Height
4.6mm
Jewels
22
Frequency
32,768 Hz
Battery Cell Number 394 (SR936SW)
Stem 401-1339, Tap 10
Hand Sizes 2mm / 1.5mm / .8mm / .2mm
Functions Central hours; central minutes; central chronograph seconds; small running seconds at 6:00; 30 minutes counter at 10:00; 1/10 second chronograph counter at 2:00; date at 3:00 or 4:00 (depending on where the brand put the cutout on the dial)
Hacking Seconds?
Yes
Country of Manufacture Switzerland, Swiss made
Known Models
Victorinox Swiss Army Maverick, Sector 600 Chronograph, Mondaine OCR-MICR Banker’s Chronograph, Chase Durer Bomber Command Chronograph, Philip Watch Seahorse Chronograph Diver, Certina Attack 50M Chronograph (Please add your watch in the comments below…)

The ETA caliber 251.272 is a Swiss made quartz chronograph watch movement with 22 jewels.

Official documentation for this caliber was found dated as early as October 2007, however, there are watches that were produced as far back as 1990s with this movement. The latest updates to the technical communications were November 2012.

Eta Caliber 251 272 Drawings

Resetting the Chronograph Hand to Zero:

If the chronograph hands on your 251.272 powered watch are not resetting back to 12:00 or zero position (this is common after a battery change), than follow the easy steps below:

  1. Pull the crown out one click to date setting mode (ETA calls this position 2).
  2. Press the bottom pusher to advance the 30 minutes counter.
  3. Pull the crown out another click to time setting mode (ETA Calls this position 3).
  4. Press the top pusher to advance the central chrono seconds hand.
  5. Press the bottom pusher to advance the 1/10 second counter.
  6. Push the crown back in.

ETA 251.272 Tech Sheets (pdf):

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Guy
Guy
6 years ago

Hi
How much Quartz chronograph movement – Cartier caliber 272 ?

Ahmed fathy
Ahmed fathy
6 years ago

I ‘m in Egypt I ‘m looking for battery what can I do could you please advice me
Thanks
Ahmed

Ali
Ali
4 years ago
Reply to  Ahmed fathy

This Caliber battery is the SR936SW, you can find it easily on ebay with an international shipping service.

Ahmed fathy
Ahmed fathy
6 years ago

4 year if understanding your quation

M. Bulte
M. Bulte
6 years ago

Also used in the Certina Chronograph DS Royal

niklas chaligo
niklas chaligo
4 years ago
Reply to  M. Bulte

And certina chronograf hydroconquest

Gettysburg Collector
Gettysburg Collector
6 years ago

Also used in Invicta Model 19754 Green Dial Chronograph…!

Ken Chang
Ken Chang
6 years ago

Hamilton H384 (H38411783, H38411183, H38441553), H386 (H38612733, H38612133, H38612553), and H194 (H19412733, H19412753), and H37512131 per http://www.hamiltonwatch.com/lib/japan/hamilton_ctlg_2015-16_WEB-11-2015.pdf

Michael
Michael
4 years ago

Atlantic Seashark (30 ATM Diver Chronograph)

Ricardo C.
Ricardo C.
4 years ago

where can I purchase a replacement for this?

Rian
Rian
4 years ago

Also tissot professional pr 100 p367/467

Rodrigo Sachs
Rodrigo Sachs
3 years ago

Also used in the Raymond Weil W1 GENEVE

santiago cepeda
santiago cepeda
3 years ago

Where do I buy replacement hands and movement??

ANDREW NIXON
ANDREW NIXON
2 years ago

FILA F27/30

A Whysall
A Whysall
2 years ago

Used in CWC quartz pilot’s chronograph, the early issued one that went to the RAF and some to the Bangladeshi and also Thai, I believe, Airforces. The (very nice, I’ve got one) CWC pilot’s chrono sold by Silverman’s and now CWCwatches has a Ronda Startech all metal movement. You can tell the difference between the two watches by the chrono buttons – oval on the Silvermans’s one and round on stalks on the early issue….AND the chrono dials on the issue one are larger and placed to intrude into the 10, 2 and 6 positions; the other’s are slightly smaller… Read more »

A Whysall
A Whysall
2 years ago
Reply to  A Whysall

It would help if I remembered that the Ronda powered one has a bloody calendar at 4.00, where they issue one doesn’t have one at all.

Giulioskij
Giulioskij
2 years ago

Hello, I’m wondering if I can repair mine by changing a quartz coil, if yes what should I look for? Otherwise is it just easy to change the whole movement?
Thank you very much

MrR
MrR
2 years ago
Reply to  Giulioskij

These movements have 4 different coils, IIRC. Two are green. Two are orange. I’m sure it’s possible to get the watch running with a new coil if you can find which one is bad, if one is indeed bad. I once bought a batch of four NOS (advertised as) movements and I think only one actually worked. The 251.272’s look like much better quality than the line of 4-jewel quartz chronos ETA is selling. That said, the G10.211 types, if they have the same register locations, etc., might be a decent replacement if you can’t find the 272. I have… Read more »

Dacha
Dacha
24 days ago
Reply to  MrR

The g10 and 251 series are not compatible and interchangeable because the date on the g10 series is further away from the center of the mechanism compared to the 251 calibers, so the date would not appear in the window

MrR
MrR
2 years ago

I have a 90’s (?) vintage Wenger SAK chronograph that uses this movement. I replaced the movement a couple of years back and it’s still running well.

Miguel
Miguel
2 years ago

Can you sell me just one of the subdial hands for this movement?(the 30minute subdial hand)

Rustam Djakhangirov
Rustam Djakhangirov
2 years ago

tissot ballade c233

asherlee armstrong
asherlee armstrong
2 years ago

chase Duran

Kevin Copeland
Kevin Copeland
1 year ago

Renato Vulcan

Kevin Copeland
Kevin Copeland
1 year ago

Renato Vulcan

Adrian Dan
Adrian Dan
1 year ago

Candino Sportive Collection, C7509/A

James Kelley
James Kelley
1 year ago

Victorinox Swiss Army Men’s Infantry Vintage Green Dial Watch

Dan
Dan
1 year ago

Chase-Durer US Special Forces Air Combat Team

Давор
Давор
1 year ago

Do you know exactly which models of Sector watches use this caliber?

Dacha
Dacha
24 days ago
Reply to  calibercorner

is it known at least until what year the sector installed the 251.272 caliber, maybe that way you would find out which new series later switched to the G10 because I am not enthusiastic about the G10, I would rather bypass the models with those calibers, I am also interested in whether the hands are from the G10 series compatible with 251 series?

Nasarov
Nasarov
24 days ago
Reply to  Давор

Used in Sector STE 200

Frank St.Pierre
Frank St.Pierre
1 year ago

Movado 800 series 84-C5-1896.1

Mark
Mark
10 months ago

My Accutron 26B75 has this movement, and uses an LR34 1.5v battery.

Morten
Morten
9 months ago

My Hugo Boss 1120 pilot watch has this movement.

Jeffrey Cline
Jeffrey Cline
8 months ago

My chrono function quit. I thought the big second hand was catching the minute hand. Chrono hands will not reset. Is it a low battery or something more sinister?

AlexOr
AlexOr
7 months ago

Besides Sector 600 Chronograph (as listed above) also Sector 700 Chronograph, Model: 2651700025-15530 (more classy, still with 200m WR) is using this movement

matt
matt
5 months ago

my Lip dark master mach 2000 has this movement where the modern re issue’s use a ronda 5021-d

Evgeny
Evgeny
5 months ago

Tissot PRX

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