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Suunto Olf

Discussion in 'Computers, Gauges, Watches and Analyzers' started by M_B, May 11, 2005.

  1. M_B

    M_B Nassau Grouper

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    Hello,
    Basically what is "OLF" in Suunto computers?
    I read explanation in the manual for Vyper. But my understanding of the topic went nowhere...
    thank you.
     
  2. Bayou Platypus

    Bayou Platypus Barracuda

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    OLF (Oxygen Limit Fraction) is basically the measurement of your Oxygen Exposure.
     
  3. M_B

    M_B Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: NJ
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    ooook, so when should one start worrying about oxygen exposure?
    I would assume that the bar should go up ( the same way nitrogen loading goes up ). Just don't know for sure.
    Another question - during the dive it started blinking from the second segment, not from the first ( bottom ) one up....
    thnx
     
  4. latitude

    latitude Solo Diver

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    As mentioned, that's just a measure of your oxygen exposure. If you're diving air, it's not something you'll typically worry about (your nitrogen exposure will be the limiting factor). It sounds like you've got your computer in 'Nitrox' mode. If I were you, I'd set it to 'Air' mode and you'll get a "consumed bottom time" graph where you're seeing the OLF now... More useful information to you right now. When you take a Nitrox class, OLF will make more sense...

    ;)
     
  5. M_B

    M_B Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: NJ
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    well, probably i didn't communicated well enough.... I set comp to Nitrox cause i was diving nitrox. And that' why i started to pa attention to the graph.
    I just consed what exactly it shows - manual ( or me ? :) ) is not quite detailed about thiat.
    thnx
     

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