Origo Multi-Sensor Watches (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

New manufacturer, with a suite of reasonably priced multi-sensor watches that are claimed to be user-friendly.

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by Will Rietveld | 2006-01-30 03:00:00-07

Overview

Origo is a brand new company making multi-sensor watches with barometer, altimeter, and digital compass. The watches are available in a multitude of styles. Their size and weight are about the same as similar products, the big differences are that they are (claimed to be) very user-friendly and cost only $150-$200.

Origo Rendevous Peak Watch

The Origo Rendevous Peak multi-sensor watch in black. Several models are available in different formats and finishes.

The features are:

  • Graphic weather forecasting indicator and temperature function
  • Barometric trend graph display (past 30 hours)
  • One-touch direct access altimeter
  • Altimeter 1 foot resolution
  • Altitude graph with past 8 hours trend
  • One-touch direct access digital compass with bearing lock
  • Declination adjustable
  • 75 altimeter data memories with date, time and altitude
  • 1/1000 second chronograph with lap and split time
  • 99 lap memories stored in a maximum of 99 runs
  • 2 daily alarms
  • Soft blue EL backlight
  • Battery life: Up to 1 year
  • Water resistance: 50 feet

Specifications and Features

  • Manufactuer: Origo (www.nagear.com)
  • MSRP: $150-$200, depending on features

Citation

"Origo Multi-Sensor Watches (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)," by Will Rietveld. BackpackingLight.com (ISSN 1537-0364).
http://backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/origo_multi_sensor_watches_orwm06.html, 2006-01-30 03:00:00-07.

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