Converting Uwatec's Aladin 2G JTrak logs to MacDive

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Converting Uwatec's Aladin 2G JTrak logs to MacDive

Post by claudio » Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:33 am

Hi everyone,

I did my OW and AOWD with the dive shop's rental equipment, inc. computer. Unfortunately they only had the ancient Uwatec/Scubapro Aladin 2G, and the IrDA drivers only work on older Windows versions (I borrowed a friend's computer). I couldn't get SmartTRAK to work, but JTrak did. And unfortunately JTrak2XML didn't work. So I'm sharing the converter I wrote.

1. Export your JTrak logs to Excel XLS
2. Prepare your logs. Delete beginning/end rows that you don't want as part of your graph/dive length, and *rename* your sheets to include the date, the time currently must be split with an *_* instead of a *:*. If you used Numbers, you must export the sheets again as an Excel 2003 file (XLS).
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3. Install the script:

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git clone git@github.com:claudiosv/JTrakToMacDive.git
cd JTrakToMacDive
pip install pandas lxml
python xls2macdive.py path_to.xls
4. You should have an output.xml file in the same folder that you can open in MacDive.

I still recommend JTrak2XML if you can get it to work, but I couldn't.

Hope this is useful to someone.

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Re: Converting Uwatec's Aladin 2G JTrak logs to MacDive

Post by nick » Fri Dec 18, 2020 6:02 am

This is super cool!

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