A dive computer is an essential part of your dive gear. A dive computer gives you information about your depth, your time underwater, the amount of nitrogen build-up during a dive and warns you with alarm signals. At Lucas Divestore you can find a great selection dive computers of different brands. In our store you will find dive computers for beginners and dive computers for the more experienced divers.
Types of dive computers
There a many different types of dive computers. There are dive computers that you can wear on your wrist. These dive computers are also called ‘wrist dive computers’ and are available in different sizes. We also have dive computers with big displays and models with a regular watch-size, which is also wearable during your daily life.
A dive computer can be air- or gas-integrated. This means that your dive computer is connected to the 1st stage of your dive cylinder. The information will be displayed on your screen and is easy to read. In our (online) store you will find the latest models from renowned brands, such as Suunto, Mares, Scubapro and Garmin.
Functions dive computer
The functions are the most important element of the dive computer. You can see all kinds of data and statistics before and after your dive. For example, data from previous dives. Almost all the dive computers have a log function and personal profile function. These can be shared with a tablet, smartphone or computer.
A dive computer is a very useful device that will do a lot of calculation for you. In general they are easy to read and easy to operate. All dive computers have several basic functions. For instance, a depth indicator, maximum depth, time underwater (dive time), a battery-indicator and the remaining time to freely ascent without decompressions stops. Overall a dive computer helps you with diving safely.
All the latest models have a lot more features than only the standard ones. These dive computers inform you on all kinds of things, such as the temperature of the water, ascent- and descent-speed, the time until you are allowed to fly again (no fly time), dive profiles, compass, security- and deep-stops, personal settings, tools for planning, desaturation time, the pressure in the dive cylinder (gas-/air-integrated), the estimated remaining dive time (gas-/air-integrated), the dive mode (air, gas/nitrox or gauge) and of course the date and time.
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Do you want to know more about dive computers, read our blog about the differences between dive computers. Would you like to know more? Don’t hesitate to contact us.