The high performance SILVA compass, now with a global needle! If you are looking for a basic but yet high quality compass for your outdoor adventure anywhere in the world, Ranger Global should be your choice.
A traditional baseplate Compass commonly used by serious compass users such as hikers, mountaineers, backpackers, and hunters. The global needle also makes the compass flexible and possible to use all around the World.
The compass comes with a slope card and distance lanyard. The slope card is great both for detecting avalanche risk and determining how challenging your journey will be. By knowing the slope, you can judge any extra distance that you need to go due to the slope. The distance lanyard has two scales on it; 1:25, and 1:50, which facilitates to measure the distance of your hike. Its soft and bendable, easy to place it directly on to your route on the map.
Ranger Global features DryFlex™ grip for easy handling, comes with a use-anywhere declination scale inside the capsule, a magnifying lens, and base plate map-measuring in mm and scales of 1:25k, 1:50k. The baseplate is curved-up at the back-end for perfect fit in the hand. The red/black north-south lines in the capsule bottom ensures easy and safe settling. The distinct arrow and scales/markings in a clear contemporary font combined with lots of transparency in the baseplate makes navigating easier and when activated in light the luminous markings enable night time navigation. The needle is made from finest Swedish steel with high quality magnetic features.
Accuracy ~ 2°
Attachment ~ Detachable safety-release lanyard
Clinometer ~ No
Declination adjustment ~ Declination scale inside capsule, No
Graduation ~ 360°
Illumination ~ Luminous markings
Included ~ Scale lanyard, slope card
Magnifying lens ~ Yes
Materials ~ Acrylic, PC/ABS, TPU
Sapphire jewel bearing for friction-free movement of the compass needle ~ Yes
Scales ~ 1:25k, 1:50k, GPS scales, Lanyard; 1:25, / 1:50, mm
Sighting System ~ No
Silicon friction feet ~ No
Size ~ 55x111x10 mm
Type of compass ~ Baseplate, Global needle (MN, ME, MS)
Temperature operating range ~ ~20 to +60 °C
Patented red/black N/S lines in capsule ~ Yes
Turn-able capsule ~ Yes
Variant ~ Global (All zones: MN, ME, MS)
Weight ~ 33g
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