Dear Gerald, thank you for your indepth review! Conclusion The Suunto Traverse is an extraordinary watch that will satisfy most outdoorsmen. Based on this measurement and reference values, it calculates altitude or sea level air pressure. With notifications on, your Suunto Traverse gives an alert see 3. While general activity tracking is fine for daily life, having specific sport modes means that dedicated data will be tracked and shown to you. Is there any estimation when Ambit 4 will be in the market? You can track fitness patterns, navigate to selected points, create waypoints and points of interest, and much more. Kinda makes me miss my FitBit… thanks for detailed and objective review, great read and helpful! Or if it does, then by an amount that nobody can really measure. Advanced Features What makes the Traverse Alpha a utilitarian watch is definitely the advanced features.
The watch also comes with a lunar tracking feature to help fishing enthusiasts identify the ideal fishing times. You may also want to switch between sports easily. Do you have any ideia? The meter value relates to an actual diving depth and is tested in the water pressure used in the course of the Suunto water resistance test. While hiking in the heat with the watch against our skin, we learned that the lack of holes made our wrist sweaty and itchy. Turn and tilt the watch in multiple directions until the watch beeps, indicating calibration is complete. Manual sync When automatic syncing is off, you need to manually start syncing to transfer settings or new logs.
You will never have to worry again if your watch is accurately marking your travel route. The barometric technology will show weather patterns and potential storms. If you're in the market for a watch that has more alarms, check out the Casio options. Today I got the following email from Suunto Support!!! Start Suunto Movescount App and turn on Bluetooth if it is not on already. If the watch does not give lap data, then the Interval Run app cannot if it works the way I assume it does work on the Traverse.
One drawback is that the strap may start to smell after a lot of wear, but you can upgrade to a silicon strap to fix that problem. With the compass active, hold the watch in front of you and turn yourself towards your target. However, notifications older than one day are hidden from view in the watch. Additionally the watch supports waypoint and visual route navigation. Neither the route shows them, nor is there a screen with the direct heading and distance to the next waypoint.
It has all the basic features of an altimeter watch, but the battery life is quite poor. That lag is something that I do hope can and will get corrected, if it was due to a problem and not just a glitch that only happened then and there. To hide the alti-baro display: 1. Tap the settings icon in the upper right corner and then tap the '+' watch icon to start Bluetooth searching in the app. Indeed it still seems to be that way. Waypoints can be inserted directly on the watch or through the Movescount app on a computer. You need to return to the track to get accurate ascent calculations.
Suunto Traverse Usability This lightweight watch has a slim face and a silicon band that can fit your wrist either on your bare skin or over clothing. If you like to hike in the backcountry often, it is smart to invest in a good sports watch. However, we did like that it showed a summary profile of the altitude gain and loss. Comfort and Fit Even though this watch features a slim watch face and silicon watch band design that fits nicely around the wrist and over and under clothing, we did not like wearing it when it was hot outside. All data that the logbook will show are dynamic.
The measurement interval is 10 seconds. Additionally the watch shows a weather trend indicator — the most recent changes in the pressure which help you to predict the weather. Is it applicable or the manual has a mistake? Simplification is the name of the game here, too, so aside from the R-R based training analytics e. Backlight can be activated in Night mode. Sport Features The Suunto Traverse allows you to configure five different sport modes which can show all the essential data during a workout — heart rate, speed, ascent, pace etc. So, you hike to the nearest location shown on your topographic map for which an altitude reference value is provided. Suunto Traverse creates temporary waypoints to guide you back to your starting point.
To pair with Suunto Movescount App: 1. When you are making laps automatically, Suunto Traverse records the laps based on the distance you have specified in Movescount. When the barometer profile is activated, the barometer icon is shown on the display. Born and initially bred in Finland, Suunto is a company that knows its way around a sports watch, having manufactured a swath of premium timepieces, instruments, and dive computers over the course of the past 75 years. One user even turned it on inside a warehouse and it quickly got a connection. Even with the 60 second setting, though, the battery will die after about 8 hours or so — not long enough for a multi-day trip.
The angle in between magnetic and true north is your declination. Um grande abraço do Brasil! Suunto Ambit 3 versus Suunto Traverse I could imagine that many hikers will be in doubts whether to buy the Suunto Traverse or Suunto Ambit 3. Speaking of water, the Traverse Alpha is water-resistant up to 100 meters and can handle heights up to nearly 10,000 meters. Plan your training Heatmaps show the tracks frequently used by the Suunto Movescount community all over the globe, based on millions of Moves. The Movescount App shows you exactly on the highway the whole way down. Or you could just check what size pins and band the Traverse uses 24 mm, if I remember right and get any replacement that fits and that you want… 1 there are very little complains in Suunto related forums about the antenna nose or the pre-formed strap fitting even for small wrist sizes but if you are concerned better you try it out, anyway if you want to use the internal accelerometers e. So, on the day of a 24-24.
The altitude reading remains steady and if the weather changes, you will see changes in the sea level air pressure reading. . Even though these features are similar to the features of Suunto Ambit watches, the Suunto Traverse watches are not replacing the Ambit watches — as stated by Suunto. You can view the track in Movescount and export it as a route to use later. The lens is made of mineral crystal thus offering some basic protection against scratches — again I am hoping that Suunto soon releases the Sapphire glass model which will offer even better protection.