Standby mode means that the devices is turned off and is indicated with the display of “standby mode” on the memory LCD screen. In “standby mode” all functionalities of the device are off. There are no active transmissions from the device and all the peripherals are in power off mode in the device.
Placing your Smart Compass in standby mode will maximize the battery life. Your Smart Compass can also be charged when in Standby mode.
The below video will show you how to place your Smart Compass in Standby mode.