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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Add to my manuals Add. The small cover is quick an easy. Instead, they put them on the outer ring which is not transparent. At the 90 degree setting, it seems to just click to let you know you have reached that setting, yet it moves freely all the way open to the degree setting. Brunton In this aspect, the Brunton did not fare so well.

While this is all well and good if you are a world traveler, the global needle also has two amazing bruntoh for the non-world bbrunton.

Their strengths and weaknesses are my opinion and based on how I use things. You just adjust the angle to make things work for you. At first, I thought it was not as big of an issue as I was making it because the orienteering circle has a line, which is all the way across the capsule, and inside.

Both the forward and rearward index lines illuminate. This eliminates one type of parallax error. Rather than list them out in boring detail, I would rather point them out while showing how each compass operates. But, it seems accurate and repeatable. On the Suunto, there is obviously paint for the scales, but they are also etched into the plastic.


We are going to do sighted bearings. I guess I will just brunron the photo speak for itself.

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Take a few moments to jump in and learn some compass navigations tips and tricks and check grunton two prominent baseplate style compasses from Brunton and Suunto! One of the drawbacks of a sighting compass is having to open and close it all the time just to use it.

When holding the manula out our belly, we were able to look directly over the compass. However, if you using the declination adjustable feature of this compass, that will not work because that line will no longer be north and south.


Comments to this Manuals Your Name. Brunton Again, we have a sighting notch for sighting on a distant object. I like having it. This is my first nitpick on the Suunto. Hold the compass level at your belly so you can look directly over top of itpoint to an object, and box the needle.

Pivot your body until reflection of the blue orienting circle manusl circled “N” Summary of Contents mnaual Brunton Eclipse Page 1: Suunto The Suunto rocks in this regard.

Since burnton are no meridian lines in the capsule, the adjustment is not as obvious, but it works just the same. This is where it really gets interesting. How you do the alignment of each, I will detail. Which is more than likely going to be beyond the capability of my users.

Brunton Eclipse Professional Sighting Compass – ASD

First, are the 1 degree increments on the bezel. Now, find the map bearing from one position to another. The problem with this is that if the paint rubs off just because of use, they are gone for good. Now, the worst case parallax problem, 90 degrees.


Before I get into the real world operation of each, I want to take a moment to talk about the needles in each. I guess at that point your circles have been aligned, bezel has been rotated, and now you are not going to move it.

The compass now moves up from the belly position closer to your face. The bottom line is that I came up with a way to make this work. You use the notch in the cover to sight on a distant object. First thing to note here is that the bearing is read on the user side 809 the capsule. When you decide to jump from a baseplate compass into a sighting compass, there are no two bigger janual that the Suunto MC-2G and the Brunton Eclipse The Silva Ranger is also an extremely popular choice.

Suunto decided to not use a traditional looking doghouse, and instead just has two luminous marks. Alignment gets a bit more difficult.

Sight object behind the compass figure You may find another way, but here is what I did. That is way more than significant in my book.

Brunton 8099 Eclipse Sighting Compass

Draw a line connecting both marks. Position compass at eye level and sight through This is a popular method because it is possible to compare the map to the actual terrain.

It is a dangerous activity.