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Can you change dive computer battery yourself?

Discussion in 'Basic Scuba' started by EireDiver606, Jun 14, 2018.

  1. EireDiver606

    EireDiver606 Public Safety Diver

    Hi guys my computers battery is after dying. I got it second hand and it came with a factory warranty card.

    Stupid question I know.

    This is the first time this happened.

    I’m just wondering can I take out the battery myself? Without buying a technician set of tools or do I have to bring it to my LDS and pay to get it changed?

  2. Pkishino

    Pkishino Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Japan
    depends on the computer. Many you can easily change it yourself.
    Post the model and we can see
  3. EireDiver606

    EireDiver606 Public Safety Diver

    Suunto Zoop a few years old, not sure if it’s novo or not

    Thanks man
  4. Pkishino

    Pkishino Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Japan
  5. scubadada

    scubadada Diver Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Philadelphia and Boynton Beach
    Personally, would download the manual for the computer
  6. Neilwood

    Neilwood Contributor

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Scotland
    If you are changing it, have a good look at the Oring and if there is any damage (cracking, tears etc) replace it. If it is intact, give it a light smear with silicone lube before reinstalling.
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  7. Snoweman

    Snoweman Contributor

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    I brought my Zoop to a dive shop with my reg and had both refreshed at the same time. No need to send it to the factory.
  8. Scubagaskets

    Scubagaskets Contributor

  9. Sean Walberg

    Sean Walberg Contributor

    # of Dives: 25 - 49
    Location: Northern Virginia
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  10. glennster

    glennster Registered

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: illinois
    my wife had a zoop. when the battery died, you need to change the o-ring along with the battery according to the instructions. unfortunately, the dive shop did not have the o-ring, and ended up buying a mares computer on the spot. i would suggest you get a couple extra batteries and o-rings for it.
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