Why Dive a Computer? – Dive Logging

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Is THIS what your first dive log looked like? © Mika Hiltunen 2010. Used with permission.

I’m a gear-o-phile. Okay now that we got that out of the way…

Dive computers are a great addition to your dive system. When a diver on a limited budget asks me what they should purchase first, a dive computer is always high on the list (usually right below regulators – but every situation warrants some thought). I don’t sell diving computers, I don’t get commission when one a diver buys one but I’m passionate about getting divers into computers.

And here’s why…

There have never been more options to logging your dives. This is yet another great reason to dive a computer…

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Why Dive a Computer? – Gas Mixtures!

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I’m a gear-o-phile. Okay now that we got that out of the way…

NOTE: I forgot to credit Mika’s fantastic lightstream photo! Thanks to Mika Hiltunen once again for sharing!

Dive computers are a great addition to your dive system. When a diver on a limited budget asks me what they should purchase first, a dive computer is always high on the list (usually right below regulators – but every situation warrants some thought). I don’t sell diving computers, I don’t get commission when one a diver buys one but I’m passionate about getting divers into computers.

And here’s why…

Even as recreational divers we have variety of gas mixtures to choose from. This is yet another great reason to dive a computer…

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Why Dive a Computer? – Dive Planning!

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Another beautiful shot by Mika Hiltunen – thanks for sharing Mika!

I’m a gear-o-phile. Okay now that we got that out of the way…

Dive computers are a great addition to your dive system. When a diver on a limited budget asks me what they should purchase first, a dive computer is always high on the list (usually right below regulators – but every situation warrants some thought). I don’t sell diving computers, I don’t get commission when one a diver buys one but I’m passionate about getting divers into computers.

And here’s why…

Dive in to read more!

Why Dive a Computer? – Safety

Last week I listed the following reasons I dive a computer and discussed the first one:

  • Increased dive time
  • Safety
  • The tables seem like they were designed to sell dive computers
  • Gas mixture programming
  • Dive logging
  • Convenience

In this week’s exciting episode of ‘Why Dive a Computer?’ we’ll explore some safety considerations related to SCUBA diving with a computer.

Here is a summary of SKuba Steve’s dive computer do’s and don’ts!

Diving Computer Do’s

  • Plan your own dives
  • Tell your computer the truth

Diving Computer Don’ts

  • Don’t perform decompression (or Nitrox) diving without proper training
  • Don’t share dive computers

Let’s get to it…

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