Silva 3S Military Compass 360/6400

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SILVA 3S is a base plate compass for all-round use i.e. for military and outdoor activities. The easy to grip aluminum compass housing features a stable, easy to read needle.

Patented red/black north-south lines in the capsule bottom ensure easy and safe settling. The baseplate with curved up back end has a magnifying lens for precision map work together with stencil holes for star and control markings in the front. The scale slide at the tip of the compass is detachable. The included scale lanyard makes it easier to quickly make a distance judgement of your route or to plan your route in advance.

Specifications

Accuracy

± 1° (17.8 mils)

Altitude use

5000m @-15 °C

Clinometer

No

Declination adjustment

Declination scale inside capsule, No

Detachable scale slide

Yes

Graduation

6400° / 360°

Impact resistance

30g in XYZ directions and free fall from 1.5 m height into gravel

Illumination

4 hours after activation in light

Magnifying lens

Yes

Material

Acrylic, Aluminium

Patented red/black N/S lines in capsule

Yes

Resolution degrees / mils

2 / 50

Scales

Lanyard; 1:25, / 1:50, Scale slide: 1:15k, mm / Baseplate: 1:25k, 1:50k

Settling time from 90° angle within ± 3°

2.7 sec

Settling time from 90° angle to complete rest

5 sec

Size

115x60x10 mm

Silicon friction feet

No

Sighting System

No

Temperature operating range

-30 to +60 C

Type of compass

SILVA 1-2-3, baseplate

UTM position plotting scales (Romer scales)

No

Variant

Magnetic North

Water resistance

Waterproof

Weight

36g