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  • Works, not very accurate

    posted by jzmtl on 06/17/2010
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    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:

    Very cheap, same thing from well known Finnish brand cost 6 times as much, and it works alright too. The compass is actually pretty accurate, I compared it with my $70 pro grade compass and it's pretty much dead on.

    Cons:

    The thermometer display lower than actual temperature, about 5 degrees lower in fact. Not that serious but it seems this is easy to correct at manufacturer, just glue the bulb a bit higher.

    OtherThoughts:

    Too bulky for keychain, unless you are one of those people who jingles whenever you move.

    Bottomline:

    Why not, throw it on your pack's zipper pull, and you'll have direction and temperature when you need them.

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