Since its introduction in 2005, the Eddy has - a Belay device predominantly for sport and indoor climbing - established in the market. the logical rope guide and automatic double-stop blocking function in uncontrolled operation to help prevent accidents and make the device before interesting especially for beginners. But even fast rope outputting lead climbing introduces the Eddy not a problem in both the top rope and lead climbing is it the backup device of choice. Geocachers know the unit to appreciate as much, if it is to be a T5 again. The Eddy is quite a bit lighter, smaller and cheaper than, say, the Petzl ID or rig.