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The FC-292 is a Ronda 5030.D, so it is accurate to -10 / +20 seconds per month.

Edit - If you need to replace one, a new Ronda 5030.D will set you back about £30.

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Dear @AFC2star, Tom is essentially correct in stating that the FC-292 is the same movement as the Ronda caliber 5030 D. However, I can also tell you that Ronda produces two versions of the 5030 D, and the FC-292 is the more expensive of these; it is a gold-plated Swiss-made quartz chronograph movement with 13 jewels and a stated battery life of 54 hours. The cheaper Ronda 5030 D contains Swiss parts but is not Swiss-made; it is a nickel plated movement with 6 jewels. Both versions of the Ronda 5030 D are accurate to -10/+20 seconds per month and both are repairable metal calibers with a power-save function reducing power consumption by 70% when the crown is in the out position.:)

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Ok, slightly off-topic, now, but for a £700-£800 watch, a £30 movement ($27.95 for the 'Swiss parts' version, $36.95 for the 'Swiss made' version) means there's got to be a lot of value in the materials and finishing to make this a good value purchase.

Certina's DS-2 Chronograph, by contrast, retails for between £400 and £700 and contains a high accuracy ETA movement (251.264) that costs £120. The movement is accurate to +/-10 seonds per year, has an independently adjustable hour hand (making it useful both for travel and for DST changes) and a 1/100 second chronograph. And they're good watches. Maybe not as finely made as a Frederique Constant, but they are certainly well-made.

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