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Recently bought a Armitron Roadrunner Musical pocket watch off E-Bay. Was playing music, not running. Replaced the CR2016 on top, then the 377 underneath,watch runs no music?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017



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SOURCE: Armitron watch band needs extra links

I just called the main headquarters and they sent me 2 links for FREE!!! 1-800-840-2933 my model # for my watch is 20/1897T1 found on back. Hope this helps :)

Posted on Jan 08, 2008



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SOURCE: what battery does an armitron pocket watch take

Only real way to know. Take the battery out, take it to Walmart jewelry dept and get one there @5.00

Posted on Dec 22, 2009


David Duncan

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SOURCE: watch is fully wind up but doesn't run?

Several solutions:

Needs cleaning is the best possible reason.

Broken balance due to being dropped is second.


Posted on Jan 22, 2010


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SOURCE: Bought iArmitron automatic watc two weeks ago, but having problem

As you are not giving any detailed explain, all I can say is to click on my profile (escapement), then click on Tips and Tricks. There you will find link to ARMITRON watch manual/instructions downloads. Find your model and read the manual carefully. You maybe doing something wrong, but manual should sort this. Rate me, plz.

Posted on Feb 19, 2010


Donald DCruz

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SOURCE: I have a Armitron musical

The special watch that you are having has two important parts, the first is the quartz processor/controller unit which generates the clocking signal to trigger the small stepper motor that moves the time mechanism to move the hands.
The second part is the chiming section wherein there is a chips that is embedded with a musical data memory with a small amplifier and micro buzzer/speaker.
Now within the mechanism the chime comes on when the mechanism triggers the chiming circuits as and when it is required, the time or the alarm.
Since al these are very micro which needs good experience , It can be handled only by an expert as the investigation must be very systematic to understand the reason of the drain on the cell.
A good cleaning might sometimes cure the fault, it can also be that the chime circuit is draining . But these can be confirmed with a CURRENT drain test with a series micro ammeter.
So finally I would like you to consult the nearest Armitron service centre who might have the spares than to have someone hunt around after even identifying the fault.
Check for details from the official site of Armitron.

Posted on Nov 23, 2010

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