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22-07-2009, 11:55 PM
G'day, I have been given an Ascot Digital Compass by my thoughtful son but it has no instructions and I am not IT literate enough to work out the combination of its three buttons (mode, select, alarm) to get the various modes to work. Could anyone help please as I haven't managed to find out the manufacturer's details to get an operations manual!! Thanks in anticipation
23-07-2009, 02:38 PM
Check this thread. There are instructions there
19-08-2009, 05:42 PM
I also buy the same compass but I lost the manual during one of our trip.
As changing the battery, I am not able to remember how to reset
If you receive a way to do it, could you help me ??
Have a good day
19-08-2009, 06:22 PM
Hi Mouffe:), Please read and inwardly digest:thumbsup:
19-08-2009, 07:26 PM
Be cautious in using these digital compasses. They do suffer from a margin of error - usually in excess of their published rate. This is exacerbated when the compass is being used in near proximity to ferrous metals: some mounts have more steel than aluminium in them, some scopes have a certain amount of steel , piers almost always and many observatories have some degree of steel framing. In practice, I have found my compass to be as much as 20 degrees off if I am too close to something ferrous.
19-08-2009, 07:31 PM
Copy of instructions here (http://cnc.turkeys.net.au/workshop/scales/compass_inst.png) - for a few days anyway.
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