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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Viewed from above, you can see that I was wrong. I am very happy to report that it brnton no effect on either compass. It is actually very slick, and reminds me of a gyroscope. First, manuql dampening is crazy fast! Pictured is the Sunnto M-3G with global needle. This allows the magnet to tilt however it needs to, and have the needle stay level. Both the forward and rearward index lines illuminate. That kind of goes against the most basic of rules; keep your compass level.

Brunton ECLIPSE 8099 Instruction Manual: Magnetic Declination

Also, carefully re-read the instruction manual to gain a full understanding of Eclipse applications. Page 20 6 — Cartes topographiques 5. Both compasses have it, and both work very well. Page 24 11 – Inclinaison 3. Guessing seems to go against the idea of a super accurate compass.

That is not so common in a baseplate compass, but it is awesome. Bottom line, is that I would have no problem trying to navigate with this compass at night. I then adjusted it for declination.

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Not to mention that the metal clips make the upper half of the board unusable because of its effects on the bearings. However, it is nearly identical in form, functions and looks to the Suunto that an additional comparison does not really make sense.

Try setting your compass on a table or counter top. Page 30 Figura Alignment gets a bit more difficult. I mean in your house, during the mnaual, but with no lights on.

The bottom line is that I came up with a 8099 to make this work.

Brunton Eclipse Professional Sighting Compass – ASD

The compass now moves up from the belly position closer to your face. The sighting mirror needs to be as low as possible to the compass. Rugosa by Creek Stewart February 14, Now, we are holding it at eye level, with an angled mirror, and doghouse at yet another angle.

I am not even talking really low light. Being in the blind before sun up is common, and not leaving until darkness is just as common. Note, I can no longer see the alignment line. This is also my first nit pick on the Brunton. With it not adjusted declination, it is no big deal because you have all the meridian lines in there as well. When you decide to jump from a baseplate compass into a sighting compass, there are no two bigger names that the Suunto MC-2G and the Brunton Eclipse The Silva Ranger is also an extremely popular choice.

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It also does not depend on what the magnetic needle is doing, because you are simply measuring angle. By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page.

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I will stick with the method described below. I am not extremely happy about it, and it leaves the possibility for error in use still.

But first, it is important to note that the Brunton actually has two covers. In order to compensate for this, the south needle is generally weighted although I have seen mass removed from the north needle.

Move it around and watch what happens to the needle. Keeping accuracy in mind, I can never do it. For the same reason the disc compass is generally fast, the small, center magnet in this needle dampens faster than any other baseplate or sighting compass I have seen. Brunton Again, we have a sighting notch for sighting on a distant object.

Now, line up the compass edge with the line. Notice the Suunto has the very standard 2 degree increments.

Brunton ECLIPSE 8099 Manuals

Now, find the map bearing from one position to another. In this low setting you can achieve and accurate alignment that is correct when viewed from above. We know where brknton are and where we want to go.