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Mares Genius Computer

Discussion in 'Mares... Just add Water!' started by Superwrench0166, Dec 15, 2018.

  1. Naboodiver

    Naboodiver Nassau Grouper

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    I don't think the unit is huge. I would guess it is about the size of the ICON. The replacement battery I bought for my ICON a while back (as a backup since the computer was discontinued) from Leisure Pro was a 18650.
     
  2. scubadada

    scubadada Diver Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

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    The clip is shown a little over 2 min into the promo video at the bottom of the Genius webpage Computer Genius
     
  3. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Considering the 18650 is 20mm inch longer than a AA and 4mm larger in diameter, that makes the ICON/GENIUS a good bit larger than the Perdix, which is already large. I can't find any dimensions listed for those Mares computers, including in their instruction manual, so it must not be something they want to talk about!
     
  4. Kharon

    Kharon Solo Diver

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    Uses the same transmitter as the Icon and the Quad. If you have one - don't need to buy another.
     
  5. Naboodiver

    Naboodiver Nassau Grouper

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    Hey Kharon..

    I bet you are sooooooooo pleased that the tank indicator made its way to the Genius display. LOL
     
  6. scubadada

    scubadada Diver Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

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    What a waste
     
  7. Naboodiver

    Naboodiver Nassau Grouper

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    The 18650 battery length (for the ICON) is about 70 mm if that helps you. The width of the ICON is just slightly larger than the battery.
     
  8. Kharon

    Kharon Solo Diver

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    Well, I wasn't going to buy one anyway, even if they did go to an entirely numeric display. But, yeah, I think the tank icon is just stupid and lacks any real definition or utility. You never know where in each range you are without looking at the number, and a colored number would give the same "at a glance" information that the colored tank does. Just plain dumb.
     
  9. Naboodiver

    Naboodiver Nassau Grouper

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    I like the idea of a bigger tank pressure number that changes color as the tank does. That is a great idea. Take note Mares !!!
     
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  10. hscohen

    hscohen Angel Fish

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    Aligning the clip on my Icon is an absolutely miserable job. The clip blocks my view of the pin pads, and there is no positive physical feedback when the connection is made. The "charging" indicator on the screen is the only way to tell, but even that does not guarantee a good data connection. I'm sure those 2 dimples are to locate the clip, and IMHO it's a much-needed improvement.
     

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