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Compasses

Many divers take diving compasses for granted, considering them just an accessory to an overall dive gauge console system. Trying to navigate with a poorly designed or improperly functioning compass can be one of diving's more frustrating events. We use and recommend the Suunto range of wrist and bungee mount dive compasses.

Technical Tip

Compass Balance Zones

Compasses are designed for use within a certain area of the globe because the earth's magnetic field not only varies horizontally, but also vertically, causing the needle to dip downward when the case is held level. The compass needle card is balanced with a small weight to counteract the downward dip so the needle card does not drag or stick on the top or bottom of the capsule. If you take any compass to a significantly different part of the globe than where it was balanced, check the compass carefully before relying upon it. The compasses we sell are balanced for the southern hemisphere.

Digital Compasses

Note that digital compasses, like the ones becoming popular in dive computers, do not have balance zones. Digital compasses are universal because they have a user 'calibration' feature, which is performed in the region where the diver plans to use the compass. A change in region simply requires a recalibration before use in the new location



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Cressi Console CP2 Mini Pressure Gauge with Compass

Cressi Console CP2 Mini Pressure Gauge with Compass

The Cressi Console CP2 Mini Submersible Pressure Gauge with Compass combines these two instruments in one compact console with an in-line...
$262.00  $235.00
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Cressi Console CPD3 SPG and Depth Gauges with Compass

Cressi Console CPD3 SPG and Depth Gauges with Compass

The Cressi Console CPD3 combines a SPG Gauge, Depth Gauge and Compass in one compact console. The SPG and Compass modules are on the front, with the...
$385.00  $346.00
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Cressi Kompass plus Kit with Wrist Strap and BCD Holder

Cressi Kompass plus Kit with Wrist Strap and BCD Holder

The Cressi Kompass is a robust and accurate compass for underwater navigation that ensures accuracy and durability for a long time. This compass is...
$141.00  $125.00
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Performance Diver Compass Module

Performance Diver Compass Module

Set for the southern hemisphere, the Performance Diver Compass Module is large and easy to read underwater. This module fits a wide range of compass...
$89.00  $79.00
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Performance Diver Wrist Compass

Performance Diver Wrist Compass

Set for the southern hemisphere, the Performance Diver Wrist Compass is large and easy to read underwater. The compass boot has a side scan notch for...
$99.00  $89.00
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Sherwood Retractor Compass

Sherwood Retractor Compass

The Sherwood Retractor Compass combines a compact, side reading, southern hemisphere Sherwood Hose Mount Compass with a Hammerhead Gear Keeper...
$150.00  $135.00
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Suunto Clipper L/B Dive Compass (SH)

Suunto Clipper L/B Dive Compass (SH)

The Suunto Clipper Dive Compass will enable you to find your way both under water and on land. You can clip this small, yet fully functional compass...
$35.00  $34.00
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Suunto SK-8 Add-On Back Mount Compass (SH)

Suunto SK-8 Add-On Back Mount Compass (SH)

The Suunto SK8 Add-on Back Mount Compass (SH) is for use as an add-on compass to the back of a Suunto Zoop, Cobra, Vyper, Gekko or analogue gauge CB...
$110.00  $105.00
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Suunto SK-8 Add-On Top/End Mount Compass (SH)

Suunto SK-8 Add-On Top/End Mount Compass (SH)

The Suunto SK8 Add-on Top/End Mount Compass (SH) is for use as an add-on compass to the top or end of a Suunto Zoop, Cobra, Vyper, Gekko or analogue...
$110.00  $105.00
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Suunto SK-8 Bungee Mount Dive Compass (SH)

Suunto SK-8 Bungee Mount Dive Compass (SH)

The Suunto SK-8 Bungee Mount Dive Compass is a high-quality liquid filled dive compass balanced for the Southern Hemisphere (SH). You wear this dive...
$110.00  $99.00
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New Products For December - Computers / Instruments

Suunto Clipper L/B Dive Compass (SH)

Suunto Clipper L/B Dive Compass (SH)
$35.00  $34.00
Save: $1.00 (3%)
Cressi Console CPD3 SPG and Depth Gauges with Compass

Cressi Console CPD3 SPG and Depth Gauges with Compass
$385.00  $346.00
Save: $39.00 (10%)

Featured Products - Computers / Instruments

Suunto SK-8 Wrist Dive Compass (SH)

Suunto SK-8 Wrist Dive Compass (SH)
$110.00  $99.00
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Monthly Specials For December

Sherwood Retractor Compass

Sherwood Retractor Compass
$150.00  $135.00
Save: $15.00 (10%)

Performance Diver Wrist Compass

Performance Diver Wrist Compass
$99.00  $89.00
Save: $10.00 (10%)
Performance Diver Compass Module

Performance Diver Compass Module
$89.00  $79.00
Save: $10.00 (11%)

Cressi Kompass plus Kit with Wrist Strap and BCD Holder

Cressi Kompass plus Kit with Wrist Strap and BCD Holder
$141.00  $125.00
Save: $16.00 (11%)
Cressi Console CP2 Mini Pressure Gauge with Compass

Cressi Console CP2 Mini Pressure Gauge with Compass
$262.00  $235.00
Save: $27.00 (10%)
Suunto SK-8 Bungee Mount Dive Compass (SH)

Suunto SK-8 Bungee Mount Dive Compass (SH)
$110.00  $99.00
Save: $11.00 (10%)

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