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Old 09-19-05, 09:23 PM
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They are all barometric devices.They are only accurate to probaly 50-100 ft.

They are made mainly to be quick devices, since were doing up to 300 mph change happens rapidly.

Digital ones would be a bit more accurate since they take the guesswork of where the needle is. THey would be accurate enough to tell you the change in altitude you do.

Thats how I use mine for biking. I may be out by 100 ft in reality, but im out that 100 ft at the top and the bottom, so the change in altitude is fairly accurate. You'll just have a hard time discerning a change of less than 100 ft or so. Just another option for you to pursue.
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