Funding now on Kickstarter, the Heitis Buffalo Watch Company is looking to make their Okeanos Explorer a reality as an accessible, solid, locally designed (Buffalo, New York) new dive watch, and the second in their brand’s lineup. Standout features include the Miyota Hi Beat 9015, an ok 200 Meter water resistance, and swiss super luminova glowing hands and indexes. Looking for an uncommon, micro-branded diver to knock around on the shores this summer, and up for supporting a local brand? Go check out the Heitis Okeanos Explorer on Kickstarter. 


  • Case Diameter: 42MM Polished Outside Ring Brushed Inside
  • Case Thickness: 12.3MM
  • Dial: 34.5MM Deep Press Plaid Matte
  • Crown: 6MM Screw Down With Deep Press Logo
  • Lug Width: 22MM
  • Lug-to-Lug: 50MM
  • Crystal: Sapphire, Single Dome with Anti Reflective Coating on the underside of the Crystal
  • Case Material: Stainless Steel 316L
  • Caseback: Screw Down Stainless Steel 316L with Deep Press Okeanos Explorer Logo
  • Bracelet: 22MM, Solid Stainless Steel 316L with Double Safety Clasp
  • Water Resistance: 20ATM (200 Meters)
  • Mechanical Movement: Automatic, Miyota Hi Beat 9015

ByJeffrey Donenfeld

Wrist Watch Review Writer Jeffrey Donenfeld lives in Colorado and reviews products at his website. An accomplished adventure traveler, antarctic expedition director, and rescue scuba diver, Jeffrey has tested and reviewed watches in a multitude of challenging environments. Jeffrey loves exploring design, construction, materials, and utility aspects of horology, and gets a kick out of both classics as well as fresh new ideas. He typically tests extensively watches he writes about, and provides readers with a real-world, practical take on diverse timepieces. In addition to writing about time, Jeffrey also works as a venture capital investment manager at a growing startup accelerator in Boulder, Colorado. In his free time he travels (70+ countries and counting), snowboards, rock climbs, runs, sails, scuba dives, and occasionally relaxes.

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