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Altimeters Products

£27.72 (inc Vat)
Outdoor Navigation Altimeters Core Crush Green Flat Silicon Strap Suunto
Core Crush Green Flat Silicon Strap

£7.63 (inc Vat)
Outdoor Navigation Altimeters WTC Service Kit Suunto
WTC Service Kit

£5.54 (inc Vat)
Outdoor Running Running-Watches GPS-Watches Battery Kit Suunto
Battery Kit

Battery kits for wrist top computers/altimeters. The battery comes complete with a new O ring and battery compartment back to keep the watch water resistant after the battery change.

All the altimeters we stock are from Suunto, designed in Finland. As well as altimeters Suunto also make excellent heart rate monitor training watches. These can be found on in the Heartrate Monitors Section.

Altimeters can be very useful tools for mountaineers, skiers and hill-walkers. When used correctly they can give very accurate information on altitude. Some provide barometric pressure trends which can help the user anticipate weather changes, and they can assist in locating position or in navigation when used with a map.

Some altimeters have a 5m height resolution such as the Vector, but the X3HR has a resolution of 1m. They all work on pressure changes with height gain or loss and so they can be fooled by big pressure changes caused by incoming fronts for example. However, if corrected altitudes are entered at known points on a route, typically a summit, then this effect is minimal. Most models can be placed in a Barometer mode in which all pressure changes are seen as just that, changes in pressure rather than changes in altitude. This is very useful in monitoring the weather overnight.

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