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Put the Highgear Loft Watch on your wrist and get more information than you knew you needed. For serious backcountry adventurers the Loft is loaded with data. Want to know what your heart rate was when you reached the summit of that last 14ner? Want to prove that you actually made it to 14,000 feet? The Loft has an altimeter that shows where you've been. A heart-rate monitor can be used by anyone that wishes to get the most out of their training. The whole unit is water resistant to 30 meters so you can get in and out of the water, or work up a big sweat, without ruining your watch. Large numerals, and buttons that are easy to use on the fly, allow you to check different functions with out stopping. This is the watch to take with you no matter what elevation you work out at.
A total package for monitoring and tracking your hiking/trekking performance: altimeter, barometer, thermometer and heart-rate monitor. Barometer reports changing trends in the weather; 300mbar to 1100mbar with 1mbar resolution. Chronograph has run time of 24 hours with a resolution of 1/100 sec and 50-lap memory. Digital thermometer reports temperature with 1-degree resolution, Fahrenheit or Celsius (14 F to 122 F). ECG accurate wireless heart-rate monitor with chest strap measures heart rate from 30 to 240 bpm. Graphic barometric pressure trend display monitors sea level pressure and absolute pressure in both mbar and in Hg. If you have the drive and desire to perform at your peak, this multi-function watch will help you get there. Large, easy-to-read backlit display. Measure current, accumulated and maximum altitude form -2,305 feet to 30,045 feet in 3-foot increments. Set target zone in 1-bpm increments with audible and visual heart rate zone alarms. Store 20 altimeter data readings with altitude, time and date. Watch features time/day/date/month with dual time zone, 12 or 24 hour format and dual daily alarm.
Specifications for the Loft by High Gear: Weight: 2.5oz (70.9g) Key Functions: Heart Rate: Working range 30 to 240bpm ECG accurate heart rate Target zone settable in 1bpm increments Audible and visual heart rate zone alarms % Max/Heart Rate display Calorie counter Altimeter: Digital altimeter Working range -2,305 to 30,045ft (-702m to 9158m) Current, Accumulated and Maximum altitude in ft or m Altitude resolution 3ft (1m) Graphic altitude trend display Altitude alarm Stores 20 altimeter data readings with altitude, time, and date Barometer: Sea level pressure and absolute pressure displays in both mbar and in Hg Resolution 1mbar (0.05inHg) working range 300mbar to 1100mbar (8.16inHg to 32.48inHg) 24 hour graphic barometric pressure trend display Barometer/Temp display 6 hour weather forecast feature Thermometer: Resolution 0.1 degrees in degrees F and degrees C Working range +14 degrees F to +140 degrees F (-10 degrees C to +60 degrees C) Watch: Time/Day/Date/Month with Dual Time Zone 12 or 24 hour format Time/Temp display Dual daily alarm Hourly chime Chrono: Resolution 1/100 second with maximum time range 24hr 00min 00sec Key Features: EL backlight system Water resistant 30m Consumer serviceable battery (1 CR2032)