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Teric AI vs. Perdix AI?

Discussion in 'Shearwater Research' started by Randallr, Jan 23, 2019.

  1. Manatee Diver

    Manatee Diver Manta Ray

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    Of course it would be a surface only thing, and be turned off while submerged.

    Macdive has using both transmitters on their to do list.
     
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  2. drrich2

    drrich2 Solo Diver

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    Do you by any wild chance have a photo showing the 2 computers side-by-side during a dive? We can look online at a photo of either, but it seems a big part of this decisions gets down to how they look on your wrist during a dive, compared to each other. That might help clarify the size advantage (Perdix) vs. display advantage (Teric).

    Richard.

    P.S.: You guys got to quit this mess...you're making we want stuff I don't need...:)
     
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  3. RayfromTX

    RayfromTX Student Of Gas Mixology Staff Member ScubaBoard Sponsor

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    define need
     
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  4. AK4

    AK4 Angel Fish

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    I currently have a Perdix AI but after a recent scuba trip it has me rethinking about getting a Teric. I just find the bulk and shape of the Perdix strapped to my forearm not to my liking. I like the idea of the Perdix having a user replaceable battery and the large screen so I think I'll keep it as a backup computer. But I think the Teric is going to be my future and main dive computer, plus the ability to change font colors looks sick.
     
  5. scrane

    scrane Manta Ray

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    I like the fact that I put a Saft battery in my Perdix six months and 60 dives ago and it's still going strong. The Teric seems to be a nice computer, but I can't see any functional benefit over the Perdix.
     
  6. Hoag

    Hoag Loggerhead Turtle

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    I dive with a Citizen dive watch. It has an alarm for ascent rate that I can not turn off and is so sensitive that it will go off simply by me going to a vertical orientation and bringing my camera to my eye if I do it "too fast". The thing drives me nuts, but I can not turn the alarm off and I like too many other features to stop using it.
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  7. RayfromTX

    RayfromTX Student Of Gas Mixology Staff Member ScubaBoard Sponsor

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    The Teric is more precise in some ways. It gives an ascent rate in a numeric fashion including a decimal place. It gives depth with a decimal place which is nice when using meters. Its compass function is much nicer not that the Perdix is a slouch. I wear both on the same arm but the Perdix is definitely the backup to the Teric.
     
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  8. catskill diver

    catskill diver Nassau Grouper

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    Been following all the SW koolaid threads

    questions for those who own
    Can the Teric be used with another brand transmitter?
    Will it function -minus pressure / tank function without the AI transmitter till I find one that’s not $400 ?
    Those using either model are you using an additional SPG ?
     
  9. Manatee Diver

    Manatee Diver Manta Ray

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    The Teric can be used with any transmitter made by Pelagic Pressure Systems. They make transmitters for a number of other brands like Aqua Lung and Oceanic.

    Yes it works fine without the transmitter, in fact the battery will last longer.

    I use it with button gauges in sidemount, and a traditional SPG when in backmount.
     
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  10. Valyngar

    Valyngar Nassau Grouper

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    Was just today diving with rebreather and Teric with transmitters. Just for trainings sake shut off my oxygen. Before even p02 went down I was alarmed by Terics vibrational alerts about low pressure, neat! Extra safety from vibration, which Perdix doesn't have. I was using dry suit too with thick underwear.
     
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