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Suunto Core All Black

Essential outdoor functions in a light plastic case, all black elastomer strap
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Altimeter not work during flight

Why the altimeter don't work on board the aircraft? I just used my core black during the flight and the altimeter don't worked. Anyone knows if it is a problem or is normal at flight?
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Please accept our apologies for the delayed response.

The altimeter on your Suunto Core cannot operate in an airplane as the cabin of an airplane is a pressurized environment. The temperature and humidity during a flight changes several times depending on the planes altitude. At 35000 ft, the outside temperature of a plane is - 40C to - 60C degrees below zero however, the temperature inside a plane is kept at a steady and comfortable +22 - +24 C.
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Where you in a pressurized aircraft? The sensor will only read to the altitude that the aircraft is pressurized to. By setting the reference barometer and altitude you should get a pretty accurate reading in an unpressurized aircraft. At least that has worked for me.
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STRAP REPLACEMENT

My strap recently broke. I would like to know if it is possible to change my Suunto Core all black to the green strap type I uploaded a picture of. Specifically I would like to add the what I think are movable lugs onto my watch so that I can get different types of straps. Is this possible. Thank you for the help
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You can use any core straps for a core watch. They are interchangeable.
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why is weather trend indicator remains stable when pressure as been dropping

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Here in user guide there is more info on weather trend on page 27.
http://ns.suunto.com/Manuals/Core/Userguides/Suunto_Core_Userguide_EN.pdf

Core shows weather change for the last 3 hours (shortest) and the change may not be shown right away in the screen.
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Core VS Sunscreen

Took my Suunto Core out for a 5 day saltwater fishing trip. Turns out the sunscreen I was using reacted with the casing causing it to melt. I ended up with a nasty plastic smear on my arm and now the casing looks pretty unappealing.

I would assume that as this watch is supposed to be a super tough outdoor watch, that it would be resistant to something as commonplace as sunscreen. I don't even want to know what bug repellent would do to it.

Anyone else have this issue?
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Was wandering what sun screen you were using. I have used 100% deet and SPF 30 sun screen and have had no detrimental effects on band or casing. Did you inadvertently get fuel or some other petroleum based product on you that would have come in contact with the watch?
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Suunto X-Lander Display Brightness

My Suunto X-Lander's display is very dim and even when i press the light button, you still can barely see it. How can I make the display brighter?
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asked 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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This review may not be the most helpful, but the brighter it is in the environment, the brighter my watch readings get. It's hard to read a little during sunset time, but if the sun is shining completely on it as well as a light of some kind, you will not be able to set the back light if your turn it on at that time. I am not sure why you are having trouble reading it. Another reason the watch is dim, is because it in a way is a military watch, designed to have a dimmed background so you wont be made. Hope this helps, sorry if it doesn't make you happier.
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Unfortunately, the display contrast of X-Lander is not adjustable. But please try changing the battery to see if this solves the problem.

If this doesn't solve the issue, please contact us at support@suunto.com
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Low battery indicator- CORE

I changed my battery but still get low battery indicator. I tried 3 more new, fresh Duracell batteries but the low battery indicator remains.

Now what?
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It might be the battery plate in the watch that is not functioning well, but a technician should have it checked.

We kindly ask you to send in your device to our repair center. You can use this link : https://support.suunto.com/service/Servicerequest/step1.asp?pre_country=US&chosenlang=en
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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New replacement watch band

I bought a new watch strap and don't know how to change it?
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You should be able to screw loose the original strap by the four outer screws. Then screw the new strap on.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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My all black core is stuck in a blinking apparently set mode nothing I have tried works.

I have tried pushing all four corner buttons - it will not shut off / reboot.
Love the watch - puzzled. Thank you.
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Please try changing the battery in your Suunto Core to see if tat solves the issue.

If not solved, please contact us at support@suunto.com
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Watch screen went almost balnk. I can barely see the numbers

I got this watch for Christmas this year. The watch has been working awesome until, I went on a raft float yesterday. It was working when I took it off to go to bed at the hotel and when I woke up in the morning the screen was almost blank. I can barely read the numbers now. I thought is was the battery, but nope I just put in a new one with no change.
I have tried to reset my back light as well with no avail. any help would be great. Thanks
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Have you tried putting it to sleep then wake it up and reenter your settings? Beyond that I think you should send it in to have the factory look at it. Sorry no better help than that.
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Watch quit working

Watch face only shows Time, Alt Bar and Timer. Unable to get time or anything else to display on watch face.
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Please try changing the batter to see if that solves the issue.

If not, please contact us directly at support@suunto.com
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Why did my core turn off when I pushed the light button?

I pushed the lower right hand button on my core and the time reset to 00:00. I changed the time back to 22:00. When I pushed the lower right button again several hours later, the whole watch shut off. What's wrong with it?
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I've had a Vector for ever. Once the battery gets low if I try the light it shuts it down. Just picked up a Core yesterday. Hoping the battery life is better.
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Most probably it is the battery that has gone out. Please replace the battery to see if this solves the problem.
If not, please contact us directly at support@suunto.com
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Why is the bottom half of the screen not displaying anything?

Only the top half of time/altitude/compass is being displayed.
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asked 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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The weather trend indicator display is not showing.

This is a new Core, only purchased last week.
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Primary Sport: Climbing
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asked 2 months, 1 week ago
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You need to set up reference values to alti/baro. See user guide page 26.

http://ns.suunto.com/Manuals/Core/Userguides/Suunto_Core_Userguide_EN.pdf

To get the reference values google sea level pressure and altitude of your current location.
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Any way to display time in altimeter mode?

New 'Core' purchase - would like to be able to display time as secondary display while in altimeter mode. This seems possible in Barometer or Depth mode, don't see how to do it in Altimeter mode. This was easily done with your Vector product.
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The hour blinks constantly and nothing happens when any button is pressed

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Try to reset the watch by pressing and holding all 4 corner buttons. Watch shuts down then you can set up the watch settings again.

If this doesn´t help you can send it to repair:
https://support.suunto.com/service/Servicerequest/step1.asp?pre_country=US&chosenlang=en
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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How can I switch off the snooze

I can see a small bell o the display how do I get rid of it
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When the snooze is turned on, you can deactivate it in the TIME mode by keeping [View] pressed down (lower left button).
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changing language

Somehow when I started my setup I selected the wrong language and now I can't read the instructions.
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asked 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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I did the same thing. I found that there are 3 language settings, English, Francais and Espanol. These are found under the general section of the settings under language. try each till you can read it.
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Ok, you need to press and hold all 4 buttons in the corner of the watch until it shuts down. Then wake it up by pressing any button and then you can choose language again.
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I have a Core and just moved from the US to Bonaire, in the Netherlands Antilles. I can not adjust the sunset/sunrise correctly. Please help me..

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Not like the manual says, you don´t choose the nearest city north/south, you choose the nearest city in the same Latitude, so you choose the nearest city to east/west! even if it is in the other side of the world.
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Just choose the nearest city if you don´t see Bonaire in the sunrise settings.

EUROPE

EASTERN

Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Chisinau, Donestsk, Kiev, Minsk, Prague, Riga, Sofia, Warsaw, Zagreb

RUSSIA

Anadyr, Arkhangelsk, Chelyabinsk, Irkutsk, Kazan, Kursk, Moscow, Murmansk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Poronaysk, St Petersburg, Tiksi, Tura, Vladivostock, Volgograd, Vorkuta, Yakutsk

WESTERN

Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Belfast, Berlin, Bern, Bordeaux, Brest, Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Lerwick, London, Luxembourg, Lyon, Manchester, Marseille, Munich, Paris, Vaduz, Vienna

NORTHERN

Angmagssalik, Bergen, Bodo, Copenhagen, Hammerfest, Helsinki, Longyearbyen, Mariehamn, Nuuk, Oslo, Rekyavik, Rovaniemi, Seydisfjordur, Stockholm, Torshavn, Tromso, Umea

SOUTHERN

Athens, Barcelona, Las Palmas, Lisbon, Madrid, Malaga, Nicosia, Oporto, Palermo, Rome, Tirana, Valletta

USA

EASTERN

Alpena, Atlanta, Bangor, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Columbus, Detroit, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Knoxville, Miami, Montperlier, New York, Norfolk, Pitssburgh, Syracuse, Tallahassee, Tampa, Washington DC, Wilmington

CENTRAL

Amarillo, Bismarck, Chicago, Dallas, Dulluth, Fargo, Fayetteville, Fort Stockton, Green Bay, Houston, Kansas City, Lincoln, Memphis, Minneapolis, Monroe, Montgomery, Nashville, New Orleans, North Platte, Oiwa City, Oklahoma City, Pierre, St Louis, San Antonio, Sioux Falls, Wichita

MOUNTAIN

Albuquerque, Boise, Casper, Denver, El Paso, Grand Canyon, Grand Junction, Great Falls, Idaho Falls, Lamar, Miles City, Nogales, Phoenix, Salt Lake City

PACIFIC

Carson City, Elko, Klamath Falls, La Grande, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Spokane

ALASKA

Anchorage, Barrow, Bethel, Fairbanks, Juneau, Nome, Unalaska

CANADA

ATLANTIC

Bathurst, Halifax, Makkvik, St Anthony, St Johns

CENTRAL

BAker Lake, Churchill, Kindersley, Lynn Lake, Norway House, Pickle Lake, Prince Albert, Regina, Repulse Bay, Uranium City, Winnipeg

EASTERN

Baie-du-Poste, Fort Severn, Igaluit, Kuujjuag, Montreal, Moosonee, Ottowa, Quebec, Rouyn, Sault Sainte M, Schefferville, Thunder Bay, Toronto

MOUNTAIN

Aklavik, Calgary, Cambridge Bay, Coppermine, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Grand Prairie, Steen River, Yellowknife

PACIFIC

Dawson, Kelowna, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Whitehorse

LATIN AMERICA

BRAZIL

Belem, Boa Vista, Brasilia, Corumba, Fortaleza, Manaus, Puerto Aleigre, Porto Velho, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador

CARIBBEAN

Basse-Terre, Bridgetown, George Town, Havana, Kingston, Nassau, Port of Spain, Port-Au-Prince, San Juan, Santiago, Santo Domingo

CENTRAL

Belmopan, Cancun, Chihuaha, Guadalajara, La Paz, Managua, Mexico City, Monterrey, Panama City, San Jose, San Slavador

NORTHERN

Maracaibo, Bogota, Caracas, Cayenne, Georgetown, Iquitos, Lima, Paramaribo, Puero Baquiez, Quito, Trujillo

SOUTHERN

Antofagasta, Asuncion, Buenos Aires, Comodoro Riv, Cordoba, La Paz, Montevideo, Punta Arenas, Santa Cruz, Santiago, Stanley

OCEANIA

AUSTRALIA

Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Broom, Cunnamulla, Darwin, Exmouth, Hobarth, Kalgoorlie, Marree, Melbourne, Mount Isa, Perth Sydney, Townsville, Weipa

NEW ZEALAND

Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Tuuta, Wellington

PACIFIC

Adamstown, Agana, Apia, Avarva, Bairiki, Eastern Island, Fungafale, Honaira, Honolulu, Iwo Jima, Koloonia, Majuro, Mimani Tori, Noumea, Nuku Alofa, Papeele, Port Moreshy, Port-Vila, Sand Island, Suva, Yaren

AFRICA

EASTERN

Addis Abeba, Antsirannana, Asmara, Beira, Bojumbura, Dar Es Salaam, Djibouti, Harare, Kampala, Kilimanjaro, Lilongwe, Maputo, Mogadishu, Moroni, Nairobi, Port Louis, Toliara,

MIDDLE

Bangui, Brazzaville, Kanangha, Kisangani, Libreville, Luanda, Lusaka, N'Djamena, Yaounde

NORTHERN

Al Jawf, Algiers, In Salan, Cairo, Khartoum, Rabat, Tripoli, Tunis

SOUTHERN

Cape Town, Gaberone, Maseru, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, Windhoek

WESTERN

Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Agades, Bamako, Conakry, Dakar, Fderik, Lagos, Monrovia, Duagagougou, Timbuktu

ASIA

CENTRAL

Ahmdabad, Almaty, Asgabat, Bangalore, Calcutta, Columbo, Dhaka, Dushanbe, Islamabad, Kabul, Karachi, Kathmandu, Male, Mount Everest (SERIOUSLY!), Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Thimphu, Toshkent

EASTERN

Beijing, Hiroshima, Hong Kong, Kunming, Lazhou, Naha, Pyongyang, Qiqihar, Sapporo, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar, Wuhan, Xi'An, Yumen

SOUTH EASTERN

Bandar, Bangkok, Banjarmasin, Davan, Dili, Hanoi, Ho Chi Ming City, Jakarta, Jayapura, Kual Lumpur, Mandalay, Manila, Phnom Penh, Singapore, Ujung Pandang, Vientiane, Yanjon

WESTERN

Abu Dhabi, Aleppo, Ankara, Baghdad, Baku, Jerusalem, Kuwait, Mecca, Muscat, Riyadh, Sanaa, Tblisi, Tehran
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I chance the battery, but it won't go back in normal time

What i see now is;
Version, contrast, pressure, display, buzzer, backlight, eeprom, magfield and compass?
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How do i get it back to normal time?
Please help
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You should be able to exit this menu by pressing the upper left button.

If the problem still persists, please contact us via support@suunto.com
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Need to know how to set altimeter.Thanks.

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Here in user guide page 26. it is explained:
http://ns.suunto.com/Manuals/Core/Userguides/Suunto_Core_Userguide_EN.pdf

Also you need to always set up the altimeter if you change location, so it shows correct data for current location.

You need to google what is sea level air presasure of Dallas and you need to google also what is elevation above sea level of dallas and put these figures into Core altimeter.

I got information that Dallas is 131 meters above sea level. (You can also google it to get the exact location altitude. I did only quick search)
Then sea level pressure is around 1016 mb.

Hope this helps
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