27 June 2013

Suunto Ambit 2.5 software upgrade release

Suunto App Zone

Ambit 2.5 SW-version is today made available in, bringing the following most frequently asked for new features to the original Ambit:

  • Further enriched Suunto Apps (with rich math functions, new variables, sound and backlight. Note: only one App can be used in each sport mode)
  • Storm Alarm App
  • Sunrise/Sunset App
  • Countdown timer
  • Autopause
  • Maximum speed of an exercise on watch
  • Battery charge level (%)
  • Improved connection stability to pods and belts
  • Faster move sync to Movescount
  • Improved scaling of barometer graph
  • Backlight is turned on for autolap only in night mode

Due to SW-code memory restrictions the original Ambit will unfortunately not be able to receive all the current or upcoming new features of the Ambit2 and Ambit2 S such as swimming or multisport functionality.

How do I get an App (e.g. Storm Alarm) to my Suunto Ambit?

1. First, find the App you want to use (e.g. Storm Alarm). Go to App Zone: Type the search words (storm alarm) to the Search field and press search.

2. Open the selected App page and add it to your App library by selecting "Save App". The App is ready to be added to your Ambit sport modes.

3. To get the App to your sport modes, go to Gear settings page from top navigation or by using a Gear settings link, and add the App to the sport mode you wish to use it with.

4. After adding the App to the sport mode, remember to synchronize your Ambit. The App will now be available in the sport mode you've added it to.

About Suunto

Suunto was born in 1936 when Finnish orienteer and engineer Tuomas Vohlonen invented the mass production method for the liquid-filled compass. Since then, Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and sports instruments used by adventurers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory.

Suunto's headquarters and manufacturing plant is in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brands Salomon, Arc'teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor, Mavic and Enve.

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