I have a suunto ambit 2R. you can customize it so it searches for a gps signal at different speeds (1sec for max accuracy, 60 secs for max battery life) I have mine set for 5secs and used it at last weekends ultra 12/50 at beale park. I did the 50 miles in 9hrs 39mins and still had 37% battery life left at the finish, and the distance was spot on too so no problems with accuracy. I'm a fairly recent convert from garmin and would never go back, the suunto picks up a signal significantly quicker than my mates garmin as well !!
Thanks book trunk, do they still make the 310 or are 'new' ones old unsold stock ? Like the fenix 3 but loathe to pay ??400 for functions I'll never use...... Straight forward garmin 10 with 24 hr battery life...there's an idea !!
Hi, looking for a GPS watch for UltraRunning only. Is there such thing as a watch that has very long battery life but without the all singing-all dancing swimming, cycling, Barometer, maps etc. Best I can see is ambit 2 R but only has really long battery life if GPS mode is set at 60secs, is that accurate enough ? Cheers
FF you are right, tried on T7 in sweatshop today....not a good fit for me. Gonna have a marathon 'trying-on' session in central London on Friday..... possibles so far are inov8, nike lunaracer 3, asics and mizuno. really like the look of mizuno universe but maybe a bit too lightweight (2.8 oz )...time will tell