How to Change the Altimeter on a Suunto?

Answer Finish Suunto produced its first field compass in 1936. The company now manufactures accurate and stylish sports instruments for many outdoor sports like hiking, mountaineering, sailing and trainin... Read More »

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How to Change the Temperature on a Suunto?

Many of the products offered by Finnish sports wristwatch maker Suunto include automatic temperature compensation and a thermometer. Temperature compensation is used by the barometer and altimeter.... Read More »

How to Change a Battery in a Suunto Vector?

The Suunto Vector is a wrist watch/computer. Made by Finland-based Suunto, the Vector comes standard with altimeter, barometer, chronometer and date functions. Because the watch is designed for ext... Read More »

What does altimeter mean?

An altimeter is an instrument that measures height above a reference plane; usually, the height is measured above Mean Sea Level (MSL). Altimeters are typically aneroid barometers, translating the ... Read More »

Who invented the altimeter?

An altimeter uses atmospheric pressure to help a pilot determine his or her altitude. It was invented by Paul Kollsman, who was born in Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1923. His compa... Read More »