earth inductor compass

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earth inductor compass

n
(Navigation) a compass that depends on the current induced in a coil revolving in the earth's magnetic field. Also called: inductor compass
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The RX-IV's precision magnetic inductor compass is designed to maintain high accuracy on inclines as well as on flat ground.
An internal magnetic inductor compass makes the RX-IV's readouts even more precise.