We review this simple stop watch from Sigma.

Sigma SC 6.12 Stopwatch
www.sigmasport.com/en; www.raleigh.co.uk

This simple stopwatch from bike computer and heart rate monitor experts Sigma has all the features needed for those who want nothing fancier than to know lap splits while out training.

In Sigma’s typically German fashion, the SC 6.12 is operated in a very logical fashion, with the training and configuration modes accessed by long presses of the buttons. The large display is backlit and easy to read with the slightest glance though the fairly small, smooth oval buttons were a bit tricky to operate without looking to begin with. The watch is light and extremely comfortable, and features a stopwatch with 99-lap memory, best lap indicator and storage for seven sessions. There’s also the regular time mode, including an alarm clock, and the sleek design means it can be worn all day. Like Sigma’s heart-rate monitors, it can be used underwater too, as it’s waterproof to a depth of 10metres, but since  you can’t operate the buttons underwater it’s only good for timing your whole session rather than individual laps.

A simple solution for the basics of timing your run.

Performance 4/5
Value 4/5
Overall 4/5

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