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2011-10-03 03:00:00

LIVINGSTON, Scotland, October 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Being visible to others is crucial for your and others' safety when out exercising in the autumn and winter nights, and to increase your safety margins for the first time Silva launches Sports Safety Lights. Designed to be as versatile as possible for many sporting activities, the Silva Tyto [http://silva.se/products/sport/tyto-white ](TM) can be attached onto the reverse of your headlamp, backpack or helmet when out running,...

2010-12-14 05:08:00

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...

Latest Silva compass Reference Libraries

2010-10-21 16:58:49

The compass is a tool that helps the user navigate using the Earth's magnetic poles by using a magnetized pointer that reacts to magnetic fields. Since a compass can be used to calculate a heading it quickly improved the safety and efficiency of travel, especially ocean travel. It has only recently been replaced by Global Positioning Systems. It works by indicating the direction of the magnetic north of a planet's magnetosphere. Generally the face of a compass highlights the north, south,...

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