Compasses and Accessories

For help choosing the right compass for you, take a look at our blog post - How to Choose: Compasses

O-Compass Competitive Models

O-Compass offers a wide selection of compasses modules for recreational and competitive orienteers. Compasses are available with many different plates. For plates: "L" or "R" indicates for the left or right hand thumb plate; "X" indicates the open thumb hole in the thumb plate instead of the closed thumb hole; "C" is for a baseplate compass; "B" is for a wristband compass.
From $65.00

Str8 Original

The Str8 compass has a few features that stand out:
- An adjustable thumb angle. Ever had to worry about whether your direction arrow was pointing straight ahead of you? The Str8 compass has three different angle settings for your thumb strap to avoid that problem
- An anti-slip map gripper on the base of the thumb plate
- A 95 mm direction line that runs right through the compass module

Str8 Kompakt

This Str8 compass has all the same great features of the Str8 Original, but is slightly smaller, and better for smaller hands. Features:
  • - Adjustable thumb angle +/- 20 degrees
  • - Anti-slip map gripper at base of thumb plate
  • - 84 mm direction line, with compass module center slightly offset

Str8 Evo

This compass by Str8 is slightly smaller than the original, along with a simpler housing. However, all the good features of Str8 compasses are there, including
  • - +/-20 degree adjustable thumb angle
  • - high strength body
  • - compatible with Str8 magnifying lens

Str8 First

Str8 introduces a compass ideal for younger hands. It is an ideal way to learn orienteering. A universal fit system is great for all hand sizes, left or right. Features:
  • - Ergonomic Fit with adjustable strap
  • - Rotating capsule
  • - Hardened capsule body
Available in Black only

O-Compass Model 11 Universal

This model is recommended for beginning orienteers and skilled tourists

Needle settling time: 1.5 - 2 sec
Stability during running: Good
Magnet: High power
Scale unit: 2 degrees

O-Compass Model 22 Tourist

This is a beginner and tourist compass.

Needle settling time: Good
Stability during running: Poor
Magnet: Powerful
Scale unit: 2 degrees

O-Compass International Compasses

Did you know?
Compasses need to be balanced for different regions of the world. For orienteering outside of Europe or North America, you will want a different compass. The O-Store carries compasses for Brazil / South America and for Australia / New Zealand

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From $73.00

O-Compass Magnifying Lens

This lens kit adds a lens about 1 inch (2.5 cm) above your map. It is mounted on an aluminum rod attached directly to your compass. It can be swiveled out of the way.

Only works with O-Compass brand compasses

Ekens Lupp Magnifying Lens

This new magnifying lens for your compass fits on all brands of thumb compass. It comes in a left hand or right hand model, and attaches to your compass using the thumb strap. Created and sold by Swedish orienteer Johan Ek-Larsson, this magnifying lens is extremely sturdy and durable. The lens itself is of high quality.

Str8 Magnifying Lens

This new magnifier is designed specifically to fit with the Str8 compass. It attaches to the compass using the thumb strap and has the same adjustable angle (plus or minus 20 degrees) that the Str8 thumb compass has. Comes with a strong, lightweight aluminum frame for more durability.

Compass Case

A hard shelled case with a zipper close. Has two internal pockets. Can hold two compasses or a compass and a magnifier. Made by Silva.