Suunto Mirrored and Base-Plate Compasses Ankeny IA

Suunto mirrored and back plate compasses are durable, reliable, accurate, well-crafted, compasses that perform flawlessly under the harshest conditions. One of the defining characteristics of Suunto’s mirrored and back plate compasses is Suunto’s Two Zone System , which has been designed to overcome the effects of inclination.

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Suunto Mirrored and Base-Plate Compasses

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Suunto Mirrored & Back Plate Compasses

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Suunto mirrored and back plate compasses are durable, reliable, accurate, well-crafted, compasses that perform flawlessly under the harshest conditions. One of the defining characteristics of Suunto’s mirrored and back plate compasses is Suunto’s Two Zone System , which has been designed to overcome the effects of inclination .

Inclination refers to the vertical strength and direction of the earth’s magnetic field, which influences the horizontal plane of a compass needle according to the latitude of where a particular compass is being used. The effect of inclination requires compasses to be balanced and calibrated for different geographical zones. Compasses must be balanced when being used in different geographical zones to keep the compass needle in a horizontal position.

In the past, the earth was divided into five different balancing zones. The result was that different compasses had to be used depending what geographical balancing zone you were in. However, as more and more outdoor-life enthusiasts and professionals began to travel more frequently, the need for a compass with a greater geographical scale was required. In response to this requirement, Suunto developed their Two Zone System .

Instead of five geographical balance zones, Suunto has created two: the northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere. In fact, Suunto has also developed a globally balanced compass that has completely eliminated the concerns of geographical barriers and the influence of inclination. Subsequently, as you can imagine, Suunto compasses are very popular amongst world travelers, adventurers, and trekkers.

Suunto Mirrored Compasses

Suunto’s MC-Range mirrored compasses are indispensable pieces of navigational equipment for outdoor-life enthusiasts who require accurate and reliable directional measurements. Therefore, Suunto’s mirrored compasses are very popular amongst outdoor enthusiasts who demand high levels of performance from their navigational devices, e.g. surveyors, hikers, campers, architects, military personnel, mountaineers, etc. All of Suunto’s mirrored compasses come equipped with a declination adjustment system and a sighting notch.

The Suunto MCB mirrored compass is an ergonomically designed multi-purpose mirror compass. The Suunto MCB features include: Two Zone System, fixed declination correction scale, jewel bearing, sighting hole and notch, and a detachable snap-lock lanyard with whistle.

Suunto Base - Plate Compasses

Suunto’s base-plate compasses fall under their A-Range of recreational compasses. Suunto’s A-Range compasses are well crafted, well designed, durable, and practical navigational instruments that are well-equipped for any environment. All of Suunto’s base-plate compasses (A-Range) are light weight and ergonomically designed to increase their ease of use. The features included...

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