Brunton transit compasses: instruction manual (15 pages). Compass Brunton ECLIPSE Instruction Manual. Brunton compasses: instruction manual . Manuals and User Guides for Brunton ECLIPSE We have 2 Brunton ECLIPSE manuals available for free PDF download: Instruction Manual. The Brunton Eclipse combines all the tools you need for easy navigation. This unit offers three separate clinometer systems and much more. -.

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Not majual mention that the metal clips make the upper half of the board unusable because of its effects on the bearings. I have tried small clipboards, but even find those too cumbersome.

Keeping accuracy in mind, I can never do it. Still, I think you should do what 80099 can to keep chemical and oils off your compass, but sometimes you just need to know what your stuff can do. It is important to note that the mirror has a line that is meant to line up with the forward and rearward index line. Keeping the clear base stationary on the map, 5. But, we will see what we think ,anual it as we use it more.

This section explains positioning on a USGS 7. It is a dangerous activity. Enter text from picture: With the Suunto, we had a bunch of lines to just make parallel, and we solved this issue.


Their strengths and weaknesses are my opinion and based on how I use things. Page 30 Figura No, this is not a joke. The back bearing scale seems to be hidden kind of far up in the housing.

Bottom line, is that I would have no 809 trying to navigate with this compass at night. Compass needles are balanced for either northern or southern hemisphere use.

Brunton ECLIPSE 8099 Manuals

However, I think manufacturers have become wise to this, and modifying their products accordingly. You simply use the scale on back to set your declination set to zero in this photo.

Section 6 – Topographic Map 80999. Second, since the magnet and needle operate semi-separately it allows the user to get very sloppy with their level hold and still get accurate readings. While these are both top end sighting compasses from two very reputable manufacturers, they vary greatly in style.

Brunton ECLIPSE Manuals

In fact, due to the silk screening of the north arrow, orienteering arrow and the black rubber baseplate cover, sighted bearing is even moderately low light conditions are almost impossible. Place a “point” at a starting position and an “X” at a destination. Also, carefully re-read the instruction manual to gain a full understanding of Eclipse applications.

Add to my manuals Add. Summary of Contents for Brunton Eclipse Page 1: Even better, the whole bezel illuminates.

If that is true, then my time writing all this was well spent! You just adjust the angle to make things work for you.


The sighting mirror needs to be as low as possible to the compass.

But, it seems accurate and repeatable. I think many owners of this compass do not even realize that there is a potentially HUGE error with this compass. The problem and solution are both fairly easy with the Suunto. Next, you use the mirror to look down upon the capsule, doghouse and north arrow to make everything line up and read your bearing.

Also, as an avid hunter, night time travel is almost a must. In this majual, the Brunton did not fare so well. There is also a scale on back for the adjustment set to zero in this photo. This is where the subject matter gets a bit ugly. There are two extremely simple ways 8099 dealing with it, but is beyond the intention of this article.


Magnetic Declination – Brunton ECLIPSE Instruction Manual [Page 7]

For many reasons, beyond the intentions of this article, I am a huge advocate of the baseplate style compass. I will stick with the method described below. Both the bearing and back bearing can be read at the same time, in the same location, just by looking at the different scales.