Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Watch has the time -- and more.(Final)

Byline: Stephen Regenold For the Journal

GEAR JUNKIE

Suunto calls the sensor- and gauge-packed device a wrist-top computer

You wouldn't have believed it 10 years ago, but from a wristwatch you can now determine your heart rate, take a compass reading, check barometric pressure and temperature and measure altitude. And, when you get home, you can download all the data into your PC.

Suunto (www.suuntousa.com) calls its X6 HR a wrist-top computer, and in the watch-size package there are sensors and gauges to measure all of the above, plus circuitry to organize and store the readings. The 2-ounce device is waterproof and durable, and will run for a year on a single lithium battery. …

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