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New to DIVE COMPUTERS... Difference???

Discussion in 'Computers, Gauges, Watches and Analyzers' started by MAD-ERA, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. MAD-ERA

    MAD-ERA Garibaldi

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    OK, I am new to diving and I absolutely enjoy it. I already bought all my gear and have been certified for a month now. I am looking for a Dive Computer. I really like Oceanic, and have read many good things from them. My question is what are the differences between the Veo 2.0 and the Veo 3.0??? Thanks!!!!!!
     
  2. TSandM

    TSandM Missed and loved by many.

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  3. Jax

    Jax Responsibility Dodger ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Excellent find, Lynne!

    I got curious -- the VEO 3.0 is a multigas computer.

    At the bottom of the specs pages, the VEO3 has a "step back" through the menu (I assume the 2.0 makes you go all the way back through again if you miss a menu setting).

    And, the VEO 3.0 has a setting for "Set FO2 Value (%) Gas 1" and "Set FO2 Value (%) Gas 2".

    Therefore, you can swap to a different mix, such as for deco gas.
     
  4. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Use the Dive Computers Research Tool to perform a ... side-by-side comparison.

    Both of them come with a free online class if you register the dive computer with Oceanic.

    Alberto (aka eDiver)
     
  5. drrich2

    drrich2 Solo Diver

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    Before you buy, I'm just checking, did you consider the issue of whether you wanted an air-integrated computer or not Oceanic also makes air-integrated models. Not everyone chooses air-integrated, but it's worth considering whether you want one.

    And if so, then the issue becomes 'wrist computer with wireless transmitter' vs. a standard, 'SPG-style' computer on a hose (e.g.: VT4 vs. Pro Plus 2.1).

    Richard.
     

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