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Altimaster N3

Average Rating = 4.55/5 Average Rating : 4.55 out of 5
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Altimaster N3
Altimaster N3
Alti-2 Inc  (21004 Hits)


The N3 is a digital altimeter which can be used as either an audible or visual. The N3 is the successor to Neptune and Neptune 2 with the same features and more. The N3 has a toughened glass lens, clickable flush buttons as well as an anodized aluminum case. It can be recharged with a USB cable which can be hooked up to your computer or wall charger. It is also waterproof for up to one hour for six feet.

It has eight selectable alarm groups. Alarms can be set to the loudest setting if you wish to hear them from your wrist. The Neptune Maintenance Utility (NMU) can be used to create up to 32 custom alarm names.

This device logs 200+ jump profiles and over 2500 jump summaries. Canopy and freefall time are also logged. The temperature can be displayed in C or F and the speed in KMH or MPH. The time format can either be set to 12 or 24 hours, whilst the date International or USA format.

Added: 2010-06-22 | Last Modified: 2017-02-28 | Views: 21004 | Item ID: 614

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Horrible 1 out of 5 stars

Review by: damir, 2015-03-28

I was supper excited about this altimeter as it had everything I wanted. Unfortunately, my experience with it has been horrible. I've had this for over 1 yr now the NMU is still not working (PC and MAC), and poor battery life. The costumer service is very poor. I have called and sent them numerous e-mails with no responses. Would not suggest this Altimeter or company to anybody. Will not buy from them again.

Great gear 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: hotham15, 2013-06-13

I bought one of these refurbished from an online retailer for $280 and it came with all the accessories.

I've used it for about 200 jumps and it does everything exteremely well and turn itself on if you forget to. Add in the light, swoop alarms, ff alarms and rechargeable usb batteries and surely its the best out there.

If you hook it up to a digital logbook like paralog, then you can say goodbye to the tedious paper logbooks.

Another jumper in love! 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: Lindenwood, 2012-09-24

I am another one of those guys who gets more from numbers than a needle position. Out of a half-second glance, I can get a more complete grasp of my altitude from the two large digits than I can seeing a needle's relative position on a dial. And then, of course, there are the sweet logging features (my standard fallrate is THAT slow? :P ), the backlit face (turned out to be the "post-sunset" load), the straight-forward navigation, and small size and light weight (I never took it off, even while packing).

I highly recommend it to my fellow left-brain jumpers out there who feel more at ease with numbers than with pictures. And the logging features a little bits here and there (rate of climb, time to altitude, clock, etc) are a big gob of icing on the cake.

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