The Expedition 54 is a unique compass featuring both an optical precision sighting system and a SILVA 1-2-3 System baseplate compass in the same unit, giving unbeatable precision and versatility in the field. Bearings can be taken with accuracy to within half a degree using the prismatic sighting system. For night-nav, the luminous compound (needs to be activated by daylight/flashlight etc.) will give light for up to 4 hours.
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|Reviewed By Matthew, 01 May 2012|
Now this is not a cheap compass. However it does work really well, good size base plate,illuminated direction, bezel and reference points. Good roamer at varying scales. Sighting system real good for that pinpoint accuracy. Not a classic needle rather a floating disc, which helps with sensitivity and stops that needle flutter. Overall a great compass as a piece of kit, just not sure where the extra £50 over Type 4 comes from.