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Standard Transit

Standard Transit

Regular price $619.95 USD
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The traditional Brunton transit, new & improved!  Built with all of the functionality and features of traditional Brunton pocket transits, the Standard Transit features a hard-anodized aluminum body and a flat base with a non-slip silicone insert.  The Standard Transit is also available in orange or blue.  Leather case is included.

Standard Transit Manuals and Videos

Needle Balancing:  If your main region of transit use will not be in the United States, your needle will need a special balance.  Please visit the Needle Balancing Page to identify your main zone, and select it below.  

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Details for Standard Transit


• Made in the USA in Riverton, Wyoming

• Newly designed body is CNC-milled and hard-anodized for simplicity and durability.

• The flat bottom with a non-slip silicon foot allows for low angle strike and dip measurements.

• Unobtrusive bottle opener that stays out of the way until needed.

• The mirror enables sighting and measurement of bearings and vertical angles.

• Short and long sights give the user additional functionality and accuracy when shooting bearings.

• The precision NdFeB disc magnet provides very accurate readings and resists demagnetization.

• Our magnetic needle can be balanced for use almost anywhere in the world.

• Induction dampening makes for a quick-settling needle.

• The sapphire jewel bearing allows for smooth needle movement throughout the life of the instrument.

• The needle lock button can lock or free the needle, depending on the model.

• The internal components are sealed with an O-ring for improved water and dust resistance.

• All transits are compatible with our Jacob’s Staff/Tripod ball and socket adaptor.

• Each model is available in either Azimuth (0-360) or Quadrant (0-90) formats.

• Each comes with a protective leather case, perfect for carrying your Brunton in the field.


• DIMENSIONS: 3.1 x 2.8 x 1.3 in | 7.9 x 7.1 x 3.4 cm
• WEIGHT: 6.9 oz | 195 g
• AZIMUTH: 1˚ graduations w/± 0.5˚ accuracy
• INTERNAL CLINOMETER: 1˚ graduations w/ ± 0.5˚ accuracy
• PERCENT GRADE: 5% graduations


"Great transit! Well made!" - Greg M. 11/28/20

"This was a graduation present for my son. He is very happy with his Brunton Compass!!" - Luz N. 6/22/22