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Suunto Baseplate & Orienteering Compass Range

The Suunto range of baseplate orienteering compasses are very popular and great tool for any expert level of Geologist or Fieldy. The two types we supply are the top seller, MC-2, and the M-3, let's look at both types below.

Suunto MC-2 (COMP-122)

Suunto MC-2The Suunto MC-2 mirror compass has many features that make it outstanding in its class. A standard feature is the gear-operated declination adjustment system which makes this compass excellent, for instance in areas with large magnetic variations. Another standard feature is the pendulum clinometer which can be used for the measurement of different slopes; slope of terrain, height measurement, etc. The luminous bezel is available with azimuth (0-360 ) graduations with two-degree intervals. Parallax error can be eliminated by means of the clever arrangement of luminous points and color lines. This compass is designed for use in all compass zones. The MC-2 is a professional mirror compass for taking bearings and normal direction with adjustable declination correction scale.


  • Global needle for worldwide use
  • Declination Adjustment
  • 0-360 Compass Scale
  • Large sighting mirror - Doubles as signalling mirror
  • Additional sighting hole for superior accuracy
  • Ergonomic, luminous bezel ring
  • Baseplate with magnifying lens
  • Numerous map scales printed on baseplate
  • Rubber feet on baseplate for ease of use with maps
  • Detachable lanyard with snap lock
  • Size: 65mm x 101mm x 18mm
  • Weight: 74g

Suunto M3 (COMP-M3)


The adventure compass. A reliable compass is essential for navigating and surviving in extreme conditions. These hardy baseplate compasses are ready for the challenge.



  • Fast globally balanced needle with jewel bearing
  • 20 degrees tilt margin for easier readings
  • Adjustable declination correction
  • Liquid filled capsule for stable operation
  • Clinometer
  • Luminescent markings for working in low light
  • Metric and Imperial UTM scales
  • Baseplate with magnifying lens
  • Detachable snap-lock lanyard with wristlock. Easy to detach for working with the map
  • Suunto limited lifetime warranty
  • Made in Finland
  • Size: 120 x 61 x 14 mm
  • Weight: 48g

Level Bubble (COMP-BUB)

We can also supply and glue a Compass Level Bubble for MC-2 or M3 as a retrofit part.

Suunto professional compasses are used by a great variety of people who require precise directional measurements.

They include people who are often in the wilderness or mountain areas, on the sea or large lakes; geologists, surveyors, minors, architects, fire-fighters and rescue patrols.


Code Available sizes Unit Ctn Qty Stock status Choose size
COMP-1220 Suunto MC2 Navigator Mirror Sighting Compass with Global Needle EACH 1 In stock Add To Quote
COMP-BUB0 Compass Level Bubble for MC-2 or M3 EACH 1 In stock Add To Quote
COMP-M30 Suunto Leader M3 Compass EACH 1 In stock Add To Quote

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