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Silva Expedition S Advanced Mirror Magnetic North Compass £55.00
Silva Expedition S Mirror Sighting Compass For Advanced Outdoor Use - Magnetic North Balanced
The Expedition S is an advanced level mirror sighting compass primarily used by rescue workers and outdoor enthusiasts who crave top level equipment. It contains everything you need in a compass and has added functionality for GPS.
The Silva Expedition S features easy-handling Dryflex™ housing, silicon rubber feet for precision map work, detachable safety-release lanyards, night-enabling luminous markings, magnifying lens, map-measuring scales in mm or inches, 1:25,000, 1:50,000 and GPS scales – plus built-in adjusters for magnetic declination (including permanent local adjustment).
The Expedition S can also map-measure 1:40,000 and it comes with a clinometer for measuring slope angle and 45-degree angle assistance on the mirror-sighting function. The mirror-sighting function is perfect when determining direction over longer distances.
The slope card is great for detecting avalanche risk and to determine how challenging your journey will be. By knowing the slope you can also judge any extra distance that you need to go due to the slope. The scale lanyard has two scales on it; 1:25, and 1:50, which facilitates to measure the distance of your hike. Since it’s soft and bendable it’s easy to place it directly on to your route on the map. The new graphics contain a more distinct arrow (Expedition) and also a more contemporary font.
If the terrain demands for a mirror sighting compass Expedition S is your optimal companion!
MAGNETIC NORTH BALANCED: ONLY FOR USE IN ZONE 1 (EUROPE, NORTH AMERICA, NORTH AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST, AND NORTHERN ASIA)
Silva Quality: The Silva quality ensures durability and excellent readability; the baseplate compass is made from clear and scratch resistant acrylic.
Silva 1-2-3 System:
Learn About Silva Balacing Zones: The Earth and its magnetic zones work in mysterious ways, and to navigate accurately you need to make sure you have a compass for the place where you are at the moment. Different compasses work for different parts of the world. Hence be aware if you plan for an adventure on the other side of the world! There are three different balancing zones for compasses: Magnetic Equator (ME), Magnetic North (MN) and Magnetic South (MS). However, at Silva we also have global compasses that works in any magnetic zone.
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