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Mares MC1 ... friendly user manual

Discussion in 'Computers, Gauges, Watches and Analyzers' started by Thulsted, Jul 2, 2003.

  1. Thulsted

    Thulsted Garibaldi

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    Hi out there !
    My wife and I recently bought two mares mc1 dive consoles.
    Apperently i'm to stupid to operate those two buttons in such a way, that the computer will start to operate.
    I can scroll through the modes but I can't figure out how to use the "set" function to change the default values for clock, air, salt and so on.
    Any wise/experienced divers out there ?
     
  2. Boogie711

    Boogie711 Loggerhead Turtle

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    OK - as you hit the "Mode" and <-> buttons, it scrolls through some of the functions - log, set, pc, dive, plan, etc, right??? One button scrolls left, the other button scrolls right.

    Here is what I do - Use the <-> button to scroll through until I go to one function PAST "set."

    Then, I hit "Mode" button, but continue holding it for three or five seconds. Don't let it go until it lets you into set mode.

    From there, it's a case of using one button to get into the next category to set, and using the other button to change the setting.

    I hope that helps - it does sound confusing.


    (Edited to say AAUGH - this was supposed to be a reply, not a new post. If the moderator's or regulators would like to fix that, please feel free. Sorry!)
     
  3. Thulsted

    Thulsted Garibaldi

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    Thanks for the advice, now im finally able to actually use this instrument.

    It was very helpful.

    To other readers: these two buttons has to be pressed quite hard before working and the two seconds from the manual are actally five or so.
    :)
     
  4. Jonathan

    Jonathan Divemaster

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  5. Devils_advocate

    Devils_advocate Nassau Grouper

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    The buttons are stiff when it's new....put a few dives on it or just sit around and play with it a lot while you are day dreaming about diving and the buttons will loosen up a bit.:)
     
  6. plsdiver4377

    plsdiver4377 Photographer

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    Ditto on the above, mine finally started to loosen up a bit after couple of hours messing with it.:mean:
     
  7. Peter Platts

    Peter Platts Garibaldi

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    Hi, I've just bought a mares mc1 at sale price. Unfortunately it has come without any manual. Is there one available on line? Any other suggestions as to where I could access one?

    Cheers
     

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