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Shift Solar-Powered Compass


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Model # 15242894 | Mfg # 83
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The Velocitek Shift helps you stay in phase with intuitive wind shift tracking. Big numbers and bold arrows make it easy to see how much you’re headed or lifted. Massive buttons allow you to instantly store port and starboard reference angles on the fly. The Shift's 1.5" compass digits can be read from over 100' away and its reflective LCD is easy to read in the sun, even through polarized sunglasses. The Shift uses a 9-axis solid-state sensor to completely track the orientation of your boat in three dimensions. The result is a smooth, instantly responsive compass that you can trust.The Shift features the same popular countdown timer as the Velocitek ProStart. When you hear or see any type of start signal it’s the always the same drill: just hit the GUN button. If the timer isn’t running, it will start. If the timer is running it will sync.Shift’s red LED backlight won’t ruin your night vision and its solar-charged battery is good for over 60 hours of sailing in the dark. The Shift does not use any GPS technology and can be configured to comply with the rules of any class that allows electronic compasses.
  • Display Type: Sunlight-readable high-contrast LCD
  • Digit Size: 1.5" digit height; 120° viewing angle
  • Display Modes: Compass Mode; Timer Mode
  • Accuracy: Heading Repeatability: ±0.5°
  • GPS Receiver: None
  • Battery Type: 900mAh Lithium Polymer with 4.7" x 1" polycrystalline silicon solar panel
  • Battery Life: 100 hours (60 hours with backlight)
  • Mounting: Bracket required (model 15242902 sold separately)
  • Dimensions: 6 3/16"W x 3 7/8"H x 1 7/8"D
  • Weight: 0.92lb.
  • Waterproof Rating: IPX8
  • Warranty: One year

Shift Solar-Powered Compass

Dimensions 6 3/16" Width x 3 7/8" Height x 1 7/8" Depth
Display Color Monochrome
Display Type Digital
Features Waterproof
Warranty Details One Year

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Fantastic For Racers

By Matthew Lombardi

from New Haven, CT

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  • easy to use
  • exactly what you need
  • simple


    Best Uses

    • Racing
    • Sailing

    Comments about Velocitek Shift Solar-Powered Compass:

    Very easy product to use. Got when first came out and have used for every race since. A necessity.

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