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Suunto Core All Black

The outdoor watch with altimeter, barometer & compass in a durable composite case
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Is it possible for the Suunto Core Alu Deep Black to have two alarms?

I find I'm having to change my alarm frequently each day to have two alarm times. Is it possible to have two alarms set simulataneously, perhaps by using the second time setting?
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It is only possible to have one alarm programmed on the Core models, not counting the Countdown Timer.
answered 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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24h and 12h format

I believe that the default time of suunto core is 24 hour format how to adjust the time to 12 hour format including p.m and a.m??
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asked 5 months ago
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To change the time to 12 hour format, on time mode>press and hold Mode button>units>time>unit>12 hours>press next button to confirm.
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
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does the storm alarm work in altimeter mode

Does the storm alarm work when I have the watch in altimeter mode.
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asked 5 months ago
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Storm alarm only works when you have activated the Barometer profile in Alti and BAro mode.
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
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i have purchased Suunto core all black serial No. 1503605296 from Amazon.in . pls check and confirm the aunthenticity of watch.

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asked 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Device appears authentic. It was manufactured in January 2015.
answered 1 week, 3 days ago
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what is the color of the back-light?

I used to see some vids of users unboxing their suunto core and use it
but i really couldn't see the color of back-light of suunto core i believe it's blue like the watch in the equalizer movie but some people say that the new suunto core generartion backlight is not blue
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The Core backlight colour is not blue. Text is produced by black and gray colors.
answered 5 months ago
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My Suunto Core Extreme watch band keeps on breaking with heavy use, What is the band width? Do you recommend a metal band?

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asked 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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The width is 24mm.

Perhaps a silicone strap would work better for you? The Essential straps are also compatible with the Core models. Among the Essential straps there are also leather straps, for example.

You can find a selection of our straps here: http://www.suunto.com/Product-search/Accessories/?sports[]=9&sortby=New&page=0&accessories=1
answered 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Countdown timer has no alarm?

I've got a suunto core ultimate black for Christmas and love it so far.

However one thing i've noticed is that when I use the countdown timer, when it reaches zero the watch makes no alarm or tone at all, its just silent.

Have I turned it off somehow or is this possibly a fault with my watch?
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asked 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Please hold down the Mode button, then navigate to General, and go to Tone guides and make sure that this is set to On. After this, your countdown timer will give an alarm when it ends.
answered 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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my suunto core doesnt make noise with tone on..?

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asked 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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You should send it in to our service center in that case.
answered 3 weeks ago
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Hi there. My suunto needs battery change every almost on week. I saw that the normal time is about a year. What can i do plz.

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asked 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Please send your device to our service center for fault analysis and repair.

You will find the procedure here: http://www.suunto.com/Support/Repair-services/Online-Service-Request/
answered 1 week, 3 days ago
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Hourly Alarm

Is there a way to set a hourly alarm. At the top of every hour I would like a beep, I thought the countdown time would do this but obviously doesn't.
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asked 4 months ago
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The Core does not feature an hourly alarm function.
answered 1 week, 3 days ago
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Left watch in the boot of my car for a couple of days (after thinking I lost it). Picked it up and the screen is stuck on the set time screen.

Have tried resetting by holding all 4 corner buttons no response.
Any time I do press a button it just resets the time back to 12
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That the device is resetting by itself is usually a sign of low battery.

Please replace the battery with a fresh one and the watch should function properly again.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Why profile switches to altimeter when I get into the shower!?

I keep my Core on automatic. When I am home it's obviously always on barometer. As soon as I get into the (hot) shower (same floor), it switches to altimeter! This happens immediately.
Once I get out of the shower, it switches back to barometer (this takes several minutes, as it normally does when hiking).
Can anyone explain why...??
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As a further test I immersed the watch in a sink of COLD water and the profile immediately switched from Barometer - as it was - to Altimeter, so the issue is not related to a confined hot shower environment.

(This is not an answer, I am just commenting my own question).
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answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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This is likely due to the sudden change in air pressure caused by the hot water in the confined space of your shower.

The device gives you information about your current altitude by reading the ambient air pressure. If the air pressure suddenly changes, this can yield some inaccurate altitude readings.
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can i update software on Suunto Core all black

Is it possible to update the soft ware on my all black suunto core watch
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asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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No, the software of the Suunto Core devices can not be updated.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
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Width for Nato Straps

I have a new Core (All Black), and wish to install a new nato strap. What is the width for straps (mm)?
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asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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The strap width for Core straps is 2 cm and 4 mm.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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The Center Button is Stuck

The center button is stuck in and cannot be used. Is there a trick to release it or do I need to send it in?
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asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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One thing you could try is to put the glass in the glass of water over the night. Please don't press the buttons while the device is under water.
If this did not help you need to send it in by filling the service request in our pages. You can find the service request from following link.

http://bit.ly/1HMs65p
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Why does a "failed pressure test" = "physical damage"?

Hi,
First, I love my Core and (more or less) happily paid the repair cost for a new watch, but I'm concerned about the potential "next time" I have an issue. I don't dive with my watch and I didn't send it in with a cracked crystal/face. I do a lot of mountaineering, going from 0-14K on a regular basis and I fly a lot, but other than that, I hadn't put it through "physical damage" that should have impacted its ability to pass a pressure test. I'm wondering if I have to send it in again and it doesn't pass a pressure test, what could I be doing that is "physical damage" that isn't considered "intended use" and otherwise not covered by the warranty?
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The usual reason why user manipulation is considered to be "physical damage" is improper battery change - either by not changing the O-Ring as well or by not performing it according to Suunto specifications.
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How often does my watch need servicing?

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asked 5 months ago
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Suunto Core needs a battery change approximately once a year. The battery model is CR2032 and you can change it on your own. During the change also the O-ring should be replaced.
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
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can I send my Core to your office to be refurbished?

Please send me a quote to replace the band, the crystal, and the bezel on my watch. thank you..

Greg
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asked 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Calling or emailing customer service asking where you can have your watch serviced is probably your best bet. Once they contact you request a quote from them. They respond rather quickly and should be able to resolve any questions you have about replacing parts on your watch.
It's a mighty fine watch, I must say!
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answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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My Suunto Core keeps blinking as if I was adjusting the time. But it stays on 12, I can't switch to the min. for adjustment and doesn't stop blinking.

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asked 6 months ago
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Please change the battery to see if this solves the issue. If not, please send the device in for fault analysis.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Can I turn off my suunto? How?

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asked 6 months ago
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Please click two button (up and down) on left and right together. it will turn off your watch
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