Brunton transit compasses: instruction manual (15 pages). Compass Brunton ECLIPSE Instruction Manual. Brunton compasses: instruction manual . Manuals and User Guides for Brunton ECLIPSE We have 2 Brunton ECLIPSE manuals available for free PDF download: Instruction Manual. The Brunton Eclipse combines all the tools you need for easy navigation. This unit offers three separate clinometer systems and much more. -.

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The result is that needle function is both fast and smooth. Brunton Again, we have a sighting notch for sighting on a distant object. Rugosa by Creek Stewart February 14, The small cover is quick an easy. Instead, here is what I found that did work. First, is the scales and markings on the baseplate. Because of the angles involved we can not 8099 see when the needle bruntln directly over top of the doghouse.

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In fact, due to the silk screening of the north arrow, orienteering arrow and the black rubber baseplate cover, sighted bearing is even moderately low light conditions are almost impossible. I played with many, many different methods, and I am not going to bore you with all the stuff that did not work.

The compass now moves up from the belly position closer to your face.

Page 24 11 – Inclinaison 3. Now, the worst case parallax problem, 90 degrees.

To be fair to each of these compasses, I used a surefire P60 and illuminated the compass in dark conditions for 10 seconds and took photos to see to see the result. Both compasses carry a list of features you would expect to burnton on this type of compass. Both compasses have it, and both work very well.


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Summary of strengths and weaknesses Suunto Strengths: If nrunton has read this far, you must really be a diehard compass geek, like me! Move it around and watch what happens to the needle. Suunto decided to not use a traditional looking doghouse, and instead just has two luminous marks. The sighting mirror needs to be as low as possible to the compass.


I mean in your manua, during the day, but with no lights on. This is where my real heartburn with the Brunton begins. I am not a huge fan of tritium on compasses, but that is a whole different discussion. But, it seems accurate and repeatable.

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Suunto The Suunto is very standard for a sighting compass. Guessing seems to go against the idea of a super accurate compass. It really is ALL black! The north arrow has illumination as well as the doghouse.

Journeys in East Africa: The Suunto has an adjustment screw manusl the back, and a supplied tool on the lanyard. Got it, continue to print. Since there are no meridian lines in the capsule, the adjustment is not as obvious, but it works just the same. However, it is inevitable that continuing on the trail is preferable to bivouacking.

The Brunton has no luminous features. The problem and solution are both fairly easy with the Suunto.


Comments to this Manuals Your Name. However, it is nearly identical in form, functions and looks to the Suunto that an additional comparison does not really make sense. The second cover gives you access to the clear baseplate, meridian lines and scales for working with a map. Nothing big, but it is just different that most compasses, where it is read on the farther end of the capsule.

I carried bruntob used brynton for years and even though I love the compass, and the construction of them, Janual abandoned them because of the simplicity of this method. With it not adjusted declination, it is no big deal because you have all the meridian lines in there as well. By the lines being on the outside of the capsule, and in a non-clear area, you are forced to use more maunal in the alignment.

That makes work in the field much simpler. How you do the alignment of each, I will detail. And yes, glow thingies is a technical term! I guess at that point your circles have been aligned, bezel has been rotated, and now you are not going to move it. Before I bruntom into the real world operation of each, I want to take a moment to talk about the needles in each. Viewed from above, you can see that I was wrong. It was a nice thought.