Plastimo

Iris 100 compass

All-rounder : Iris 100 is a course and a handbearing compass.

Multi-position mounting : ideal on sailboats (dinghy, sportsboat, small cruiser), small crafts (kayak, canoe, fishing) or RIBs and fast motor cruisers due to its excellent capacity to absorb vibrations.

Order extra bracket(s) for additional compass stations with only one compass.

  • ISO_613
  • NAV_N_GAR5_ANS_G_11445__

Models

Model Version Colour Ref.
IRIS 100 Without lighting Blue 63874
IRIS 100 With lighting* Blue 63875
IRIS 100 Without lighting Yellow 63876
IRIS 100 With lighting* Yellow 63877

* LED for homogeneous lighting and longer lifetime. LED will flash to indicate low battery status.
  Operated by standard 1.5 V battery (LR03 type).

World balance, one single compass around the world.
Double-dip compass designed to operate accurately in both Northern and Southern hemispheres.

Features

Can be installed on any inclination or position : vertical, horizontal, laying flat, upside down...
Course compass which can also used as a handbearing compass.
Can be taken away and moved around the boat : it is simply clipped on a smooth-edge bracket, designed not to catch sails or hurt fingers.
A soft rubber casing provides efficient protection against shocks.

  • Conical card with double reading (direct and horizontal).
  • Gimballed magnetic set : the card remains perfectly horizontal, whatever the angle of the compass installation.
  • 2 mobile lubber lines.
  • Legendary Plastimo pivot and hard stone guarantee accuracy and durability.
  • Iris 100 floats.
  • Weight : 295 g.

 

Ideal on RIBs and fast motor cruisers.
Resistance to vibration tested by French testing lab LNE (no.30 559 010).
Vibration Absorber exclusive system means minimal contact between pivot and sapphire cup.

Even works upside down : mounted on the ceiling 

 Singlehanded sailors' tip : Mount an Iris 100 compass above your bunk.

Technical documentation & diagrams

In the press

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I've long been keen to get my hands on one of these sturdy compasses. The weight is well balanced and the long handle is rubberised for a comfy grip. It also has a rubber rim to protect the compass globe.

The white compass card is marked with bold black numbers, while the lubber line front and back are day-glo-orange.
 
 
 
 

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