SILVA Arc Jet S thumb compass – left hand, southern hemisphere model. 5 year warranty, free delivery*.
The Arc Jet S is a high-performance thumb compass designed to simplify navigation with the Spectra speed dial graphics of reference marks and numbers on the capsule.
The new Silva Jet 2.0 needle has been designed to provide the perfect balance between speed and stability, and has been tested by elite orienteers throughout development. The combination of the new capsule and Jet needle give world class performance in speed and settling time, transparency and needle stability.
The baseplate has a unique design with a cut-out to provide perfect contact between thumb and map, and an attachable thumb plate for those who prefer the classic thumb grip. Simply slide the thumb plate on or off the baseplate with a simple click.
The Arc Jet S thumb compass comes with two adjustable thumb bands, one soft and one firm. The thumb bands are rubberized on the inside for optimal friction to ensure the compass stays in place and fits comfortably.
Simply attach one of the included scale stickers on the baseplate in order to measure distances on the map. The Arc Jet S compass comes with four different scales; 1:15 k, 1:10 k, 1:7.5 k or 1:4 k.
Spectra speed dial
The Arc Jet S has an updated version of the original Silva Spectra System that consists of reference markings and numbers on the capsule, making it easy to read. Simply memorize the number that the needle is pointing at after completing step 2 of the Silva 1-2-3 system, and the sighting line will guide you in the right direction as long as the needle stays pointing at that number.
- Silva Jet 2.0 needle for unmatched needle speed and settling time.
- Spectra speed dial graphics
- Arc wing design for extra support and stability.
- The baseplate design allows thumb contact with the map.
- Attachable thumb plate. Slide it on/off to the baseplate. Two thumb bands included – soft and firm.
- Attachable scale stickers: 1:15 k, 1:10 k, 1:7.5 k, 1:4 k.
- Friction element for improved friction against the map.
- Robust material that withstands tough treatment and conditions.
- Tested and approved by Tove Alexandersson
- Article number: 38018
- Accuracy: ± 1° (17.8 mils)
- Included accessories: Soft & Firm thumb bands, detachable thumb plate, 4 scale stickers
- Magnetic zone: Magnetic south
- Measuring scales: 1:4000; 1:7.500; 1:10.000; 1:15.000
- Needle: Jet 2.0 Needle
- Rubber friction feet: Yes
- Size: 86 x 84 x 11 mm
- Spectra Speed Dial: Yes
- Warranty: 5 years*
- Weight: 26 grams
*5-year warranty against defects in manufacture or materials. Free standard delivery Australia-wide
All compasses we stock are MS (southern hemisphere) models balanced for use in Australia and New Zealand.