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Shearwater and the Poseidon Solid State Sensor

Discussion in 'Shearwater Research' started by JohnnyC, Jan 29, 2019.

  1. broncobowsher

    broncobowsher Solo Diver

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    Silently waiting as well. One for some time in mass in the market to prove them out. Another for a system that they will work with. I had not looked into it before but now that it has made it to my attention, cost. I do expect it to cost more than a galvanic cell, 2-3x more is reasonable. +10x the cost, not so interested.
     
  2. northernone

    northernone Great White Rest in Peace

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    Silently waiting as well... With a healthy dose of scepticism the current SSS will be the brand/model which becomes broadly adopted.

    Cameron
     
  3. victorzamora

    victorzamora Solo Diver

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    Do you mean you're skeptical that the Poseidon-branded SSS are going to become standard? One thing to mention is that Poseidon didn't develop the cells.

    My understanding is that Poseidon purchased the exclusive rights to make dive-related uses for the tech from the original developers.
     
  4. kelemvor

    kelemvor Big Fleshy Monster ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I think the fact that you're stuck with a Poseidon computer if you want to use a solid state sensor has significantly hampered adoption of SSS. I think shearwater will eventually get the message. They've stepped up with other features in the past as they saw the desire in their customers.
     
  5. victorzamora

    victorzamora Solo Diver

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    I agree. And I think the point of this thread was that Shearwater hadn't seen that as being the case, and JohnnyC is asking the community to confirm that there'd be more interest if it were Shearwater-compatible.
     
  6. Peter Slater

    Peter Slater Solo Diver

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  7. broncobowsher

    broncobowsher Solo Diver

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    How long is the agreement between Poseidon and the inventor/manufacturer of these solid state cells?
    Maybe after that stranglehold is removed an open adaption will occur.
     
  8. kelemvor

    kelemvor Big Fleshy Monster ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Well in case my post was misunderstood. I'd also like to see shearwater add support for the solid state sensors.
     
  9. TTPaws

    TTPaws IDC Staff Instructor

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    Put me in the camp of really wanting this integration. I really like my Perdix AI(s) and would love to see this expansion.
     
  10. taimen

    taimen ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I would switch to solid state sensors if they seamlessly integrate to existing Shearwater electronics and my rebreather (JJ). @Shearwater are you listening? :)
     

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