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Suunto M9 Wrist Compass, Black SS004403001
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Code: XU-CM-SS004403001
MPN: SS004403001
UPC: 045235209002

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Suunto M9 Wrist Compass for Navigation SS004403001 Product Info

Suunto M-9 Compass SS004403001 is great for navigation in town or while in the country. The M9 Compass by Suunto has a serrated bezel ring that allows for easy turning even while wearing gloves. M nine compass is available in black. Suunto compasses has two zone system as well as side-reading window. M 9 compass also includes a sighting hole and luminous card.

The vertical intensity and direction of the earth's magnetic field, the inclination, influences the horizontal plane of a compass needle according to the latitude where it is used. Due to inclination, compasses must be balanced for different geographical zones in order to keep the needle in a horizontal position. Previously, the globe was divided into five different balance zones in which specific compasses functioned. However, as people travel more and more, the need for a compass with a greater geographical range has increased. Thanks to Suunto's 'Two Zone System' there are only two balance zones to consider in compass use - the northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere. In practice, this means that a Suunto compass designed for the northern hemisphere will still work for a fair distance into the southern hemisphere, and vice-versa. Suunto also makes globally balanced compasses, which can be used accurately all over the world.

In addition to the Suunto m9 Navigation Compass, we carry a full line of Suunto Compasses as well as other product offerings from Suunto. We also carry a full line of Suunto Watches to help meet your fitness training and navigation needs. For more brand name Compasses, please visit our compass page.

Specifications for suunto m nine compass:

Side-reading window: Yes
Sighting hole: Yes
Wrist compass: Yes
Luminous card: Yes
Capsule size: 40 x 47 x 14 mm /1.6" x 1.9"x 0.6"
Weight: 34 g / 1.2 oz

Features of Suunto M9 compass:

  • Two Zone System (available for northern hemisphere only)
  • Serrated bezel ring
  • Jewel bearing
  • Luminous card
  • Side-reading window
  • Ratchet mechanism to set desired direction
  • Strap with brass buckle

Package Contents:

  • Suunto m9 navigation compass SS004403001

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Helpful Negative Review Really cool idea but hard to use by Brian, August 1, 2014
I really like the idea of a wrist compass. I actually tried to use this for Orienteering. I found this was hard to use because I could never tell if I was holding it level enough. If you don't hold it fairly level the compass hangs up and will give...
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