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Suunto Ambit Black

Integrated GPS with heart rate monitoring option for the Outdoor Explorer

THE GPS FOR EXPLORERS

You could call it a watch, but that hardly seems fair. GPS navigation, speed, heart rate, altitude, weather conditions – it's all at your fingertips. Upgrade with thousands of Suunto Apps to inspire your next adventure. Suunto Ambit — conquer new territory with the first GPS for Explorers.

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Outdoor and training functions   
  • Personalize with 1000+ free Sports Apps
  • Robust design with long battery life (15h/50h)

Key outdoor features

  • Full-featured GPS with route navigation
  • Creation & sharing of routes in Movescount
  • Multiple grids & datums
  • Point of Interest creation and storing in watch
  • Find Back
  • Unique 3D compass
  • Accurate barometric altitude
  • Barometer
  • Temperature

Key training features

  • State-of-art heart rate functionality*
  • Peak Training Effect and Recovery Time*
  • Interval timer
  • Chrono
  • Accelerometer integrated GPS (FusedSpeed™)
  • Vertical speed with barometric altitude
  • Online sports diary with advanced planning & analysis tools
  • ANT+™ and Suunto ANT POD compatibility

ANT+™ logoThis product is ANT+ certified.
Visit www.thisisant.com/directory for a list of compatible products.

*with optional Suunto ANT or Dual Heart Rate Belt

General

  • Suunto Apps for 1000+ community created features
  • Configurable watch screens
  • Glass fiber reinforced polyamide casing
  • Battery lifetime; approximate operating time 15h/50h with 1s/60s GPS tracking interval, 30 days with ABC functionality
  • 100 m / 328 ft water resistant (ISO 22810)
  • Constant backlight & GPS timekeeping
  • Languages: EN, DE, ES, FR, IT, FI, SV, PT, NL
What's in the box?

Suunto Ambit Black, USB cable, and Quick Guide

Measurements 50  x  50  x  18.1  mm
Weight 78 g
Measurements 1.97  x  1.97 x  0.71 "
Weight 2.75 oz
Suunto Ambit Black – Technical specifications

Altimeter

Altitude range -500m - 9000m/-1600ft - 29500ft
Automatic Alti/Baro switch
Real-time vertical cumulative value
Total ascent/descent
Vertical speed
Temperature compensation
Recording intervals 1 s, 10 s
Resolution 1 m
Barometric altitude

Chronograph

Laps (manual and automatic)
Stopwatch

Compass

3D digital compass
Cardinal directions
Declination setting
Guided calibration
Heading in degrees
North-South indicator North indicator

Computer connectivity (PC & MAC)

Viewing and visualizing tracks and altitude profiles in Movescount.com
Training data transfer and analysis through Movescount.com (with USB cable)

GPS

Distance
Speed
Tracks
Find back
Location
Routes
Points of Interest 100
Grids British (BNG), Finnish (ETRS-TM35FIN), Finnish (KKJ), Irish (IG), Swedish (RT90), Swiss (CH1903), UTM NAD27 Alaska, UTM NAD27 Conus, UTM NAD83

Heart Rate

ANT - digital coded heart rate signal
Average HR in real time
HR in real time
HR limits
HR zones
Calories In real time
Recording intervals Beat by beat
EPOC and VO2 max in Movescount.com

Heart Rate Belts

Suunto ANT Heart Rate Belt Included in HR variants
Suunto Dual Comfort Belt (Analog Coded & ANT Coded) Compatible
ANT+ Heart Rate Belts Compatible

Other

Backlight option for night use
Dot-matrix display
Menu-based user interface
Mineral crystal glass
Selectable metric/imperial units
User replaceable straps
Logbook
ANT+™ compatibility
Backlight type Led
Operating temperature -20°C - +60°C / -5°F - +140°F
Storage temperature -30°C - +60°C / -22°F - +140°F
Water resistance 100 m / 328 ft
Weight 78 g / 2.75 oz

Power

Battery power indicator
Low battery warning
Rechargeable battery

Special

Button lock
Compatible with PODs
Customizable display
Suunto Apps
Languages Menu in English (DE, ES, FI, FR, IT, NL, PT, SV available through Movescount.com)

Training and Exercise Guidance

Recovery time suggestion after exercise
Interval timer
Peak Training Effect in real time and in Movescount.com

Watch

12/24h
Alarm Snooze
Calendar clock
Dual time
GPS timekeeping
Daily alarms 1

Weather

Sea level pressure
Temperature
Trend graph
Barometer range 950-1060 hPa / 28.34-31.30 inHg
Barometer resolution 1 hPa/0,03 inHg
Temperature resolution 1°C / 1°F

MANUALS

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State the product name, serial number and a detailed description of the issue. We will respond within 72 hours, unless the solution requires a more in-depth analysis.

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Support in English available 24/7:
Australia +61 1800 240 498 (toll free)
New Zealand +64 988 75 223 
United Kingdom +44 20 360 805 34
USA +1 855 258 0900 (toll free)

Support available from 9 am to 5 pm local time:
Austria +43 72 088 3104
Canada +1 800 267 7506 (toll free) - press 3 and then 1 for technical support (in English and French)
Finland +358 94 245 0127
France +33 48 168 0926
Germany +49 893 803 8778
Italy +39 029 475 1965
Japan +81 34 520 9417
Netherlands +31 10 713 7269 (in English)
Russia +7 499 918 7148
Spain +34 911 143 175
Sweden +46 85 250 0730
Switzerland +41 44 580 9988

If your country isn’t listed, calls are charged at your operator’s international rate. Your call may be monitored or recorded for quality control and training purposes.

 

Sports Watches, Dive Computers and Precision instruments

Warranty information for Suunto products

Suunto warrants that during the Warranty Period Suunto or a Suunto Authorized Service Center (hereinafter Service Center) will, at its sole discretion, remedy defects in materials or workmanship free of charge either by a) repairing, or b) replacing, or c) refunding, subject to the terms and conditions of this Limited Warranty. This Limited Warranty is only valid and enforceable in the country of purchase, unless local law stipulates otherwise.

Warranty Period for Sports Watches, Dive Computers and Precision Instruments

The Limited Warranty Period starts at the date of original retail purchase. The Warranty Period is two (2) years. The Warranty Period is one (1) year for accessories including but not limited to PODs and heart rate transmitters, chargeable batteries, chargers, docking stations, straps, cables and hoses as well as for all consumable parts.

Exclusions and Limitations
This Limited Warranty does not cover:

1. a) normal wear and tear, b) defects caused by rough handling, or c) defects or damage caused by misuse contrary to intended or recommended use;
2. User manuals or any third-party items;
3. Defects or alleged defects caused by the use with any product, accessory, software and/or service not manufactured or supplied by Suunto;
4. replaceable batteries.

This Limited Warranty is not enforceable if item:

1. Has been opened beyond intended use;
2. Has been repaired using unauthorized spare parts; modified or repaired by unauthorized Service Center
3. Serial number has been removed, altered or made illegible in any way, as determined at the sole discretion of Suunto;
4. Has been exposed to chemicals including but not limited to mosquito repellents.

Suunto does not warrant that the operation of the Product will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the Product will work with any hardware or software provided by a third party.

Access to Suunto warranty service
You must have proof of purchase to access Suunto warranty service. For instructions how to obtain warranty service see the section ‘Repair Services’ or contact our Customer Support.

Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable mandatory laws, this Limited Warranty is your sole and exclusive remedy and is in lieu of all other warranties, expressed or implied. Suunto shall not be liable for special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages, including but not limited to loss of anticipated benefits, loss of data, loss of use, cost of capital, cost of any substitute equipment or facilities, claims of third parties, damage to property resulting from the purchase or use of the item or arising from breach of the warranty, breach of contract, negligence, strict tort, or any legal or equitable theory, even if Suunto knew of the likelihood of such damages. Suunto shall not be liable for delay in rendering warranty service.

Field Compasses

SUUNTO LIMITED WARRANTY
Suunto warrants that during the Warranty period Suunto will, at its sole discretion, remedy defects in materials or workmanship free of charge either by a) repairing, or b) replacing with similar product, or c) refunding, subject to the terms and conditions of this Limited Warranty. This Limited Warranty does not cover a) wear and tear, b) rough handling, c) modifications, d) exposure to chemicals, or e) misuse. Unless local mandatory law provides otherwise, a) this limited warranty is only valid in the country of purchase and b) proof of purchase shall be provided when accessing warranty services. 

Warranty Period
Limited Lifetime Warranty:
Applicable to Suunto A, M, MC, MB and Clipper compasses.
The warranty period is limited until such reasonable time as the product is no longer reasonably usable due to wear and tear.

Limited 2-year Warranty:
Applicable to Suunto Arrow, Orca-Pioneer and KB compasses.
The Limited Warranty period is two (2) years from the date of original retail purchase.

Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE MANDATORY LAWS, THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. SUUNTO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. SUUNTO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DELAY IN RENDERING WARRANTY SERVICE.

© Suunto Oy 12/2013. All Rights reserved.
Suunto is a registered trademark of Suunto Oy.

Marine Compasses

Warranty Information for Suunto Products

Suunto warrants that during the Warranty Period Suunto or a Suunto Authorized Service Center (hereinafter Service Center) will, at its sole discretion, remedy defects in materials or workmanship free of charge either by a) repairing, or b) replacing, or c) refunding, subject to the terms and conditions of this Limited Warranty. This Limited Warranty is only valid and enforceable in the country of purchase, unless local law stipulates otherwise.

Warranty Period for Marine Compasses

The Warranty Period starts at the date of retail purchase by the original end user purchaser. The Warranty Period is five (5) years for marine compasses.

To the extent your national laws permit, the Warranty Period will not be extended or renewed or otherwise affected due to subsequent resale, Suunto authorized repair or replacement of the Product. However, part(s) repaired or replaced during the Warranty Period will be warranted for the remainder of the original Warranty Period or for three (3) months from the date of repair or replacement, whichever is longer.

Exclusions and Limitations
This Limited Warranty does not cover:

1. a) normal wear and tear, b) defects caused by rough handling, or c) defects or damage caused by misuse contrary to intended or recommended use;
2. User manuals or any third-party items;
3. Defects or alleged defects caused by the use with any product, accessory, software and/or service not manufactured or supplied by Suunto;
4. replaceable batteries.

This Limited Warranty is not enforceable if item:

1. Has been opened beyond intended use;
2. Has been repaired using unauthorized spare parts; modified or repaired by unauthorized Service Center
3. Serial number has been removed, altered or made illegible in any way, as determined at the sole discretion of Suunto;
4. Has been exposed to chemicals including but not limited to mosquito repellents.

Suunto does not warrant that the operation of the Product will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the Product will work with any hardware or software provided by a third party.

Access to Suunto warranty service
You must have proof of purchase to access Suunto warranty service. For instructions how to obtain warranty service see the section ‘Repair Services’ or contact our Customer Support.

Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable mandatory laws, this Limited Warranty is your sole and exclusive remedy and is in lieu of all other warranties, expressed or implied. Suunto shall not be liable for special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages, including but not limited to loss of anticipated benefits, loss of data, loss of use, cost of capital, cost of any substitute equipment or facilities, claims of third parties, damage to property resulting from the purchase or use of the item or arising from breach of the warranty, breach of contract, negligence, strict tort, or any legal or equitable theory, even if Suunto knew of the likelihood of such damages. Suunto shall not be liable for delay in rendering warranty service.

Get your Suunto sports watch repaired with our online service request, available in the United States and in 30 European countries.

If your country is not covered, or if you have a dive instrument, compass or precision instrument, you can find your nearest service center using the Suunto dealer locator – simply select service center and the product category.

Online service request

Our online service request for Suunto sports watches is available for the countries listed below. If your country is not covered, or if you have a dive instrument, compass or precision instrument, you can find your nearest service center using the Suunto dealer locator – simply select service center and the product category.

IMPORTANT:
Repair is completed within approximately seven business days. If the product is not under warranty, we’ll send you a cost estimate before starting repair – if you choose not to have the product repaired, we’ll send it back to you but you’ll still be charged for the diagnosis and freight.

Instructions for completing the online service request:

  • 1. You need a valid email address, your product serial number and access to a printer.
  • 2. Choose your country from the list.
  • 3. Fill in the required information. Shipping documents are automatically created for you to print. Keep them with the product you’re sending to us.
  • 4. When you receive confirmation, call the courier at the number provided and your product will be picked up.
  • 5. Do not send user guides, instruction manuals or sales packages with your product. We’re not able to return them.
  • 6. If the solution is not covered by the warranty, we’ll send you payment details by email. Payments are made securely via PayPal. In Norway and Switzerland the costs are handled directly through a credit card company.
  • 7. As soon as the product is repaired, it will be returned to the address you specified when you completed the service request.

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Belgium

Bulgaria

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France 

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxemburg

Malta

Netherlands

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Poland

Portugal

Romania

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United Kingdom

United States

Service centers

Suunto has a wide network of authorized service centers in different countries to help you with all your repair and maintenance needs. You can find your nearest service center using the Suunto dealer locator – simply select service center and the product category.

You can also contact Suunto customer support to find the best way to service your product.

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