The weather condition was clear for days as your exploration ascended 10,000 feet, but then the barometric pressure began to change and your Storm Alarm went off. Thanks to the Suunto Core Altimeter Watch, you established your high-altitude camp ahead of the huge storm and remain in your sleeping bag sipping hot cocoa prior to it strikes. Bravo.Building on the success
of the venerable Suunto Vector, the Suunto Core keeps you informed of conditions while you hike, bike, or camp, making it an excellent companion for outside enthusiasts of all stripes. What can the Suunto Core do for you? For beginners, it can sense an approaching squall even when the sky looks clear. This intelligent Storm Alarm-- one of several intelligent features created to keep you safe and safe-- is activated by a quick drop in atmospheric pressure over a three-hour duration. As soon as the Core senses the modification, the Storm Alarm sounds and flashes, letting you understand that something unpleasant is fast approaching. The built-in altimeter, at the same time, shows your existing elevation, shows how much you've climbed up or come down, and records your entire session for later analysis. Accurate to within 30,000 feet, the altimeter is an exceptionally valuable tool for mountaineering, backcountry skiing, and wilderness travel. Add in such additional features as a barometer, a digital thermometer, a weather trend indicator, and a digital compass and you have an excellent wrist-top computer for nearly all your outside needs.
The altimeter adds to your excursion in several ways. If you're basing on or near an evident geographical feature, such as a ridge, path, or creek, the altimeter can signal you to your existing elevation and assist you find your position on a topographic map. Similarly, if you intend on climbing up a slope to a particular elevation and after that traversing, the Core can assist you stay on course. And as a reward, the Suunto Core includes a distinct start-from-zero function, so you don't have to get in a reference altitude. Rather, with the single push of a button, the altimeter will begin tracking your ascent and descent.
The Core likewise includes a barometer, which measures and records atmospheric pressure to assist you forecast altering conditions-- from sunny skies to hair-bending electrical storms. The barometer helps you choose whether to bring a soft shell or rain shell jacket when the skies look threatening, or even when to high-tail it back to the automobile. In general, low pressure brings inclement weather condition, while high pressure brings stability and clear skies. If you've arrived at camp and discover the pressure starting to plunge, it's probably a great idea to secure the tent and crawl in. Likewise, if you were on a climb, it would be prudent to find shelter and retreat. Even in the house, the Suunto Core barometer can look beyond office walls, high-rise buildings, and nearby hillsides to assist you prepare for upcoming activities.
If you desire a weather forecast that extends out a few hours, you can rely on the built-in weather condition trend indicator. The indicator reveals the barometric history for the last three and six hours, assisting you forecast the weather condition with incredible accuracy. What's more, the watch does not give you a local forecast posted previously in the day, but rather the most existing details about the weather condition directly overhead. And no outside watch is worth its salt without a digital compass, a great tool for keeping an eye on your direction while skiing, treking, or checking out a brand-new city. You can set and follow a bearing with a traditional turning bezel, or just point the top of the watch toward your intended destination and lock it in.
Added features include several standard watch functions, consisting of dual times, a date screen, and an alarm; forecasted times for dawn and sundown to assist you maximize your daytime hours; an automatic Alti/Baro mode that senses movement or absence thereof and changes between the altimeter and barometer appropriately; a depth meter that provides accurate water depth readings to 30 feet; and the ability to work in English, German, French, and Spanish. Offered in such colors as all black, aluminum black, light black, black orange, aluminum brown, light green, black yellow, and steel, the Suunto Core brings a two-year service warranty.
- Finish: All black
- Real-time vertical advancing value: Yes
- Temperature compensation: Yes
- Total ascent/descent: Yes
- User-removable logbook files: Yes
- Automatic Alti/Baro switch: Yes
- Automatic 7-day Alti/Baro memory: Yes
- Resolution: 1 meter
- Recording intervals: 1 2nd, 5 2nd, 30 seconds, 60 seconds
- Altitude variety: 1,600 to 29,500 feet
- Difference measurement: Yes
- Log chart: Yes
- Logbook function: Yes
- Countdown timer: Yes
- Stop-watch: Yes
- Assisted calibration: Yes
- Heading in degrees: Yes
- Declination setting: Yes
- Cardinal directions: Yes
- Bearing tracking: Yes
- North-South indicator: North indicator
- Languages: English, German, French, and Spanish
- Depth meter: Yes, to 30 feet
- Rotating bezel: Yes
- Time: 12/24 hours
- Sunrise/sunset times: Yes
- Calendar clock: Yes
- Dual time: Yes
- Daily alarms: 1
- Alarm snooze: Yes
- Weather memory: 7 days
- Weather alarm: Yes
- Pattern indicator and chart: Yes
- Temperature variety: -5 to 140 degrees F
- Sea level pressure: Yes
- Barometer variety: 300 to 1,100 mbar
- Low battery warning: Yes
- Water resistance: 100 feet
- Backlight alternative: Yes
- Weight: 2.26 ounces
- Service warranty: 2 years
The Suunto Core watch includes an altimeter, barometer, compass, and weather condition indicator.
The watch is compatible with several various straps (offered individually).
Suunto was established in 1936 by outdoors guy and an eager orienteering lover, Tuomas Vohlonen, who had long been troubled by an issue: the mistake of standard dry compasses and their absence of stable needle operation. Being an engineer with an innovative turn of mind, he discovered and patented the production method for a much steadier needle, much better readings, and a brand-new level of accuracy.
By 1950 the business was exporting compasses to over 50 nations all over the world, consisting of Canada and the United States. In 1952, Helsinki was hosting the Olympic Games, and the torches reached light the Olympic flame were Suunto products. The next step was improving the stability and accuracy of marine compasses. The very first marine compass, the Suunto K-12, was released onto the marketplace in 1953. In 1957, Suunto began manufacturing hypsometers, which measure the height of trees.
In the 1960s, the compass variety grew even more and Suunto introduced its very first diving compass-- started by the scuba divers themselves. A British sports scuba diver connected a Suunto compass to his wrist and discovered that the gadget likewise worked undersea. Thanks to his feedback and efforts, the new business category was discovered. Suunto's exports and business grew progressively and Suunto then focused on integrating its stamina in accuracy mechanics with new abilities in electronic devices. Accuracy, dependability, and ruggedness have been Suunto's crucial values from the very start of the business history.
Today, Suunto is a leading designer and manufacturer of sports instruments for training, diving, mountaineering, treking, skiing, sailing, and golf. Real to its roots, Suunto is today the world's most significant compass manufacturer. Prized for their design, accuracy and dependability, Suunto sports instruments integrate the looks and capability of watches with sport-specific computers that assist athletes at all levels analyze and improve efficiency. Locateded in Vantaa, Finland, Suunto uses more than 500 people around the world and disperses its products to nearly 60 nations. The business is a subsidiary of Helsinki-based Amer Sports Corporation with the sister brands Wilson, Salomon, Atomic, Precor, and Mavic.