What type of batteries do Timex watches use?
Pour a little acetone (nail varnish remover) into the socket and leave it for a minute or so. Empty out the excess acetone back into the cap of the bottle, attach the socket back on the wrench and give the case back a tap with a rubber mallet or something that will give it a bit of force but not mark it. Job done.
Indiglo watches take energy from the watch battery and give it to the atoms in the zinc sulfide-copper compound. This energy is then given off as light. People say that this Indiglo effect does wear out after long use, however.
Does Timex Indiglo wear out?
Their nominal voltage is 1.5 volts, but as the battery is used, their voltage quickly drops. The actual capacity depends on the cut-off voltage of the used watch….Silver-Oxide/Alkaline Button/Coin Cell Batteries.
How long does a Timex battery last?
CR1216 3V Lithium Batteries for Timex Watch (30pc)