Recta DP 6G
The Recta Marching compass Field Compass Officer Global DP6 G
The underlying mirror allows very simple sighting with a high accuracy of 1°. The needles are rotating on a sapphire bearings in antistatic fluid. Due to inclination, compasses must be balanced for several zones in order to keep the needle in a horizontal position. Recta’s engineers were not satisfied with this multibalancing solution, and developed the famous patented “Recta Global System” – one compass that works perfectly all over the world and is the ideal compass for globetrotters.
The DP series feature a Noryl case, highly durable, offering strong protection for the capsule. A Noryl case, highly resistant, offers a strong protection to the capsule. It also features a cm scale, and provides sighting line of 11cm when opened. The DP compasses allows handbearing and mirror sighting. It also has luminous markings and a conversion table on the rear of mirror, the scale is in cm. Durable, compact, and easy to use, they are ideal for any orienteering need.
- Notched bezel with self-cleaning system for capsule mechanism
- Adjustable declination correction scale
- Clinometer for lateral and longitudinal measurements of inclines
- Luminous markings
- Conversion table on the rear of mirror
- Side scale in cm
- Graduation 360º
- Dimensions: 67 x 45 x 22mm (with lid closed)
- Weight: 58g
Metal objects or power-lines in your vicinity can deviate the compass needle. Strong magnetic fields can in some circumstances even reverse the polarity. Therefore, it is important to check your compass periodically. Small bubbles in the liquid are of no importance. They may appear and disappear with changes of temperature and air pressure.
The vertical intensity and direction of earth’s magnetic field, the Inclination, influences the horizontal plane of a compass needle according to the latitude where it is used. Due to inclination, compasses must be balanced for several zones in order to keep the needle in a horizontal position.
Magnetic lines do not necessary point to geographical North. The angle between these two directions is called the declination It varies locally and over time between one country and another. With certain models, the appropriate correction can be set permanently, with simpler models, this has to be calculated or taken into account on the fixed declination scale.
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