Choosing The Right Dive Computer

Choosing The Right Dive Computer
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A dive computer allows divers to extend their time and safety while in the water. Considered essential by most dive resorts around the world today your dive computer should be one of the first things you should buy. Since back in the 1980’s dive computers have been revolutionising the way that we dive. Before the dive computer came along you would calculate your dive time based on the maximum depth you were diving to. The dive computer changed this significantly by being able to calculate your max dive time based on the actual dive allowing multi-level diving. Modern dive computers update you constantly on how much time you have left, based on your current depth. Essentially this allows you to remain underwater for longer in safety with potentially shorter safety stops.

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dharmapunk5 says:

I have a Suunto Zoop Novo, and I love it.

Kimon Froussios says:

I was looking for an air-integrated computer to help me get a better feel of my air consumption.
I was considering the Scubapro Mantis2 for all its features (especially those out of the water) but its LCD screen is horrendous even by watch-sized LCD standards, both stylistically and practically.
So I went with the Aqualung i450T with transmitter. Fewer features for similar price as the Mantis2, but much clearer screen and better aesthetics. It’s a bit expensive for what it offers IMO, but it used to be on discount a lot which brought the price down closer to my expectations.

Thomas Ellis says:

I got the Aqualung I750 last year when they were doing the deal with the regs. It’s great in the water, nice and easy to read all the info. But on the surface in sunlight it is nearly impossible to see the screen. Also, it goes through batteries like I don’t know what. I might have to look at something else when I emigrate to Austraila in October.

Adam Dean says:

is the mares puck pro any good, I got one a few months ago

Migetsub says:

gotta love my mares quad air, you guys actually had a partial influence on me buying the quad + air transmitter,

sayittrue says:

interesting ,ive an air integrated dive console which is great,oh by the way Mark im gonna be popping down to your shop in a couple of weeks time to purchase a dry suit and a hydros bcd,hope youve got my sizes,hopeing youve got the hydros with the yellow fittings

Gaming Help says:

Thank you for creating this video it is a big help

Yggdrasil42 says:

I loved having an air-integrated computer (Scubapro Galileo Luna) but now that I’ve started sidemounting I’m going back to non-integrated. Those wireless transmitters are pretty costly if you have to buy extra.

Kim Siewers says:

For free diving you only need a Pyle dive watch ($85). For a dive computer, you only need a Mares Puck ($145)
TIP: the majority of diving fatalities are 1. run out of air 2. did not dump weights 3.had excessive weight.

Bogy 1 Kinoby says:

If you’re a rec diver, get a cheap one.

If your rich, get an expensive one.

If you know your gas strategies in your head for your depth, get a bottom timer and slate.

If you’re a rebreather diver, get a rebreather computer.

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