SOLLENTUNA, Sweden, December 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With innovation, function and design in focus the range has been improved by offering a simpler and easy to understand selection of compasses still covering the whole range from beginners through to expedition use. Striking contrast color on the compass needle, a larger mirror for better reading on mirror sighting compasses and a more secure grip on the compass housing are examples of how the range options have been slimmed down and redesigned to make life easier choosing the right comÂpass for both retailers and end users alike.
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The renewed design is manifested by the new Field compass, using the self-explanatory Silva 1-2-3-system for finding the compass bearing. New colors, less information and distinct guiding symbols will show first time navigators the right way. For the most advanced user Silva developed the Expedition compass in two versions, a baseplate compass and a mirror sighting compass for high precision navigation. To find the right direction in the city, Metro is the best option. Choose your favourite colour out of five. Silva Field 1-2-3
- Self-explanatory compass reading system - Orange compass needle contrasting from common map colours - Compass housing made from Dryflex(TM) rubber - Best choice for navigation beginners such as schools or scouts Silva Expedition S - Mirror sighting compass - Large mirror with 45 degrees angle assistance and sighting hole for accurate sighting - Compass housing made from Dryflex(TM) rubber - Clinometer - Magnifying lens - Luminous markings for night navigation - GPS navigation scales, 1:25k, 1:50k, mm/in - Adjustment for magnetic declination - Best choice for mountaineering, rescue and military users Silva Metro - Rubber housed compass with carabiner
Facts about Fiskars Outdoor EMEA Division
Silva Sweden AB is part of Fiskars Outdoor division. The brands in our portfolio are Silva and Gerber. The products assortment includes headlamps, compasses, pedometers, multitools and knives. Read more at www.silva.se and www.gerbergear.com. Fiskars is a public company listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki in Finland. More information is available at http://www.fiskars.fi.
SOURCE Silva Sweden AB