Silva Expedition 4 Compass
Introducing the Silva Expedition 4, very possibly the most well-specified, affordable baseplate compass on the market today. The Expedition 4 manages to combine a wealth of useful features with a handy, compact form that is lightweight and highly portable.
Despite its' compact size, the Silva Expedition avoids being 'fiddly' with features such as silicon feet which stop the baseplate from slipping and luminous markings for visibility when navigating at night. Ease of use is further aided by Silva's patented red/black North/South lines within the capsule which help in quick and accurate course setting.
There is wealth of map-reading features incorporated into the large, curved-edge baseplate of the Expedition 4. A magnifier with scales in both mm/inches as well as the inclusion of Romer scales 1:25k, 1:50k and 1:63.3k. Other key features include a level of accuracy guaranteed within 1-degree of true course, stencil holes for exact map position marking and an ergonomic, easy-grip compass operation for ease of operation.
In summary, the Silva Expedition 4 is a comprehensive compass and navigation tool for the intermediate to professional user that has all the extra functionality for GPS users.
Expedition 4 Compass Spec:
Light and handy, easy to grip compass housing
1:25k, 1:50k, 1:63.36k, mm and inch map measuring scales
Accuracy max 1.0° from true course
Large base plate with rounded edges and corners
Patented red/black north/south lines in the capsule for quick and correct course setting
Three silicone feet prevent the compass from sliding off the map
Stencil holes in the base plate for exact position markings on the map
North indicator on the red end of the compass needle
Luminous markings for navigation in the dark