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Which Decompression Software do you use PRIMARILY

Discussion in 'Advanced Scuba' started by Doppler, Apr 9, 2010.

Which Decompression Software do you use primarily

  1. V-Planner (any version, any platform)

  2. GAP

  3. DecoChek

  4. RGBM (any iteration of Dr. Weinke's)

  5. Other

  1. deepstops

    deepstops Blacklight Poster ScubaBoard Sponsor

    # of Dives:
    Location: Weston, FL
    It's there, it's the option called "other" :rofl3:

    For myself, V-planner, exclusively. I have "e" turned off and conservatism set to zero.
  2. Cave Diver

    Cave Diver Divemaster

    Steve, are the results running as expected, or where you looking for a specific trend?
  3. Doppler

    Doppler Dive Equipment Manufacturer

    PM sent
  4. Meng_Tze

    Meng_Tze Homo Bonae Voluntatis ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: 246 Bubbleless Cove
    Vplanner and the internet :blinking:
    rjack321 likes this.
  5. Slamfire

    Slamfire Solo Diver

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: Langley, British Columbia, Canada
    Vplanner primarily and Decoplanner to look at the M-Value relationship graphs.
  6. Kern

    Kern Contributor

    V planner; I don't care about "M" values.
  7. jjones9527

    jjones9527 DIR Practitioner

    I use FreePlanner, which generates VPM and Buhlman plans. I then compare those with a RD plan, average the time out, add in deep stops where necessary, move time to account for gas switches and the oxygen window, and then shape the curve.
  8. damiano82

    damiano82 Tech Instructor

    # of Dives:
    Location: Dahab
    Usually deco planner if I plan the dive with PC, but if I only have my mac I use MV planner wich sometimes bytheway give me some difference result compared to my computer Heiricks Weikamp.. i prefare so Deco planner
  9. Lone Frogman

    Lone Frogman Amphibious ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: West Georgia
    Its who's tables do I want to violate today.:rofl3:
    No, seriously V planner works for me, Its what I started with.
  10. Slamfire

    Slamfire Solo Diver

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: Langley, British Columbia, Canada
    At home I prefer to run my computers on Ubuntu Linux. I can run Deco Planner through Wine. I'd be surprised if there is no Wine equivalent for Mac. I also run MV Planner native in Linux.

    One thing to note is that the default setting for GF in MV Planner is 80/30 vs 80/35 in Deco Planner. I do not know what is the default setting for the OSTC, but for my Shearwater Predator the default setting is also 80/35. So there will be some variances specially if you don't change the default GF. When I set them all at the same GF results are reasonably similar.

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