I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

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I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

Post by JamworkS » Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:10 am

Hiya guys,

I currently have a Cressi Leonardo with which I'm very happy with. But I'm looking to change it for a "more advanced" dive computer.

What I'm looking for is this (if it exists):
  • Air integration (not with receivers but directly through the hose).
  • Not very restrictive. I hear Mares are very conservative.
  • User changeable batteries.
  • Two gas mix selection.
  • Altitude selection. My current one only allows 900 meters and below, or 900 and above, afaik.
  • Sea water or Fresh water mode. Cressi Leonardo is calibrated for sea water, and can't change it.
  • Nitrox.
  • Multiple temperature readings (In other words, temperature at every read).
  • MacDive integration.
After a long search over the net I came across this, Oceanic Pro Plus 3, which I've seen is supported by MacDive, but as I haven't tested it, I want to know if anyone has and if it'll fulfill all or most of my "must haves".

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Re: I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

Post by nick » Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:21 am

The Atomic Aquatics Cobalt 2 should cover all of that, with some minor caveats. Ie, no changeable battery, but it's USB rechargeable (which is even better IMO).

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Re: I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

Post by JamworkS » Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:24 am

nick wrote:The Atomic Aquatics Cobalt 2 should cover all of that, with some minor caveats. Ie, no changeable battery, but it's USB rechargeable (which is even better IMO).
Thanks Nick, I'll give it a look.

What do you think of the Oceanic one I've mentioned, as I can get it very easy here in Spain. Atomics it's more difficult and will have to search over the net/ebay.

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Re: I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

Post by nick » Mon Oct 27, 2014 8:13 am

I haven't used one myself unfortunately, so I can't really comment on it. Sorry!

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Re: I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

Post by JamworkS » Fri Oct 31, 2014 6:26 am

Has anyone used a Oceanic Data Pro Plus 3?

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Re: I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

Post by JamworkS » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:20 am

Hello guys, I re-up this topic to see if you could help me out, because my Cressi Leonardo is doing funny things and what I currently need it's actually a bit different than a year two years ago:
  • Air integration (don't mind the system used, transmitter or directly from hose)
  • Heart Rate reading
  • User changeable battery or USB rechargable
  • Multiple gases selection (or at least two)
  • Altitude selection (or computer autoselect)
  • Sea Water or Fresh Water
  • And of course, MacDive integration
The only ones that I think fulfills all of these items but the last one (MacDive Integration) are the ScubaPro ones:
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Any ideas? I rather not switch to some other vendor's Dive Software.

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Re: I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

Post by nick » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:10 am

What about the Perdix AI?

It doesn’t have heart rate but it has everything else.

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Re: I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

Post by JamworkS » Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:54 pm

nick wrote:What about the Perdix AI?

It doesn’t have heart rate but it has everything else.
Hello, thanks for the tip.

The reallity is that I actually like the Heart Rate monitor feature, if I only wanted the Air integration and multiple gases I know I can get a lot of Suunto, Oceanic, and so on ... It's a pity you don't support ScubaPro (I know they won't let you access to their computers).

I'll think about it.

Cheers.

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Re: I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

Post by europaeer » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:41 pm

Perdix AI is the best advice you can get

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Re: I need a new 'advanced' computer? Any ideas?

Post by jennieboone » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:05 pm

Yes, Perdix Al is really great. I use it for couple of monthes and I don't have any complaints against this computer
Hi to everybody on this forum!

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