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Welcome to Dive Gear Reviews, a comprehensive guide to scuba diving equipment. Scuba diving is an expensive pursuit, so looking up reviews for a particular article of equipment is a wise precaution before investing any hard-earned money in it. However, consumer reviews may or may not be written by an experienced diver, and magazine reviews could be suspect due to the advertising ties of the publication in question. Dive Gear Reviews provides cross-referenced reviews assembled by an expert, making it possible to see at a glance what multiple sources said about a particular piece of scuba equipment. If one magazine loved a scuba regulator or a dive computer, but the consumers hated it, that information will be found here.

Category Archives: Dive Computers

Reviews of dive computers.

18
April

Product Guide: Dive Computer Features and Formats

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Product Guide: Dive Computer Features and Formats Posted in: Dive Computers, Scuba Product Guides

For the new diver, investing in a dive computer can be intimidating. After all, a novice has not been diving long enough to establish their preferred style of gear arrangement or style of diving, let alone figure out what they want out of their gear or what their future scuba intentions are. Many of the […]

02
April

Scubapro/Uwatec Galileo Luna Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Scubapro/Uwatec Galileo Luna Dive Computer Review Posted in: Dive Computers, Over $500

While an excellent computer, a diver can do as well with a unit that costs much less.

10
March

Suunto Zoop Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Suunto Zoop Dive Computer Review Posted in: Between $251-$500, Dive Computers

The Zoop essentially evolved out of Suunto’s Gekko, with the added feature of downloading diving data into your PC, and serves as Suunto’s basic, beginner’s-level dive computer.

04
March

Hollis DG-02 Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Hollis DG-02 Dive Computer Review Posted in: Between $251-$500, Dive Computers

The DG-02 is a compact wristwatch style dive computer with simple, basic functions and a modest price tag.

21
February

Atomic Aquatics Cobalt Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Atomic Aquatics Cobalt Dive Computer Review Posted in: Dive Computers, Over $500

The Cobalt from Atomic Aquatics is an almost unique dive computer in many respects, with features that make it a sturdy, flexible platform for anything from a three-dive day at recreational depths to a 300-foot tec dive.

08
February

Subgear XP-10 Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Subgear XP-10 Dive Computer Review Posted in: Between $251-$500, Dive Computers

Two features of the XP-10 stand out, especially given the dive computer’s middling price tag.

01
February

Sherwood ProFile Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Sherwood ProFile Dive Computer Review Posted in: Between $251-$500, Dive Computers

Scuba Diving magazine considered the ProFile an excellent dive computer for beginners, and despite some of its limitations, this number cruncher has some flexibility and growth potential.

24
January

Mares ICON HD/AI Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Mares ICON HD/AI Dive Computer Review Posted in: Dive Computers, Over $500

British underwater photographer Charles Hood called the Mares ICON “the iPod of dive computers,” and rightfully so.

14
January

Oceanic OC1 Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Oceanic OC1 Dive Computer Review Posted in: Dive Computers, Over $500

The OC1 from Oceanic is a wristwatch style dive computer that, unlike so many wrist-mounted number crunchers, actually looks like a wristwatch and a fairly attractive one at that.

02
January

Oceanic Pro Plus 2.1 Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Oceanic Pro Plus 2.1 Dive Computer Review Posted in: Dive Computers, Over $500

The best features of the previous model have been retained, such as the huge screen and the big digital read-outs that go with it.

20
December

Tusa IQ-650 Element Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Tusa IQ-650 Element Dive Computer Review Posted in: Between $251-$500, Dive Computers

Introduced in 2009, the IQ-650 Element from Tusa is a cut-down dive computer […] However, the IQ-650 retains a handful of features that place it a cut above the bargain basement, basic dive computer.

15
November

Zeagle N2ition 3 Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Zeagle N2ition 3 Dive Computer Review Posted in: Between $251-$500, Dive Computers

The ease-of-use combined with a price tag that hovers right on the $500 line made this dive computer a Scuba Diving magazine Best Buy in 2009.

25
October

Suunto Vyper Air Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Suunto Vyper Air Dive Computer Review Posted in: Dive Computers, Over $500

The Vyper Air is more or less Suunto’s wristwatch-style counterpart to the Cobra 3.

25
October

Suunto D4/D4i Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Suunto D4/D4i Dive Computer Review Posted in: Between $251-$500, Dive Computers

The Suunto D4 is the most basic of Suunto’s wristwatch dive computers

25
October

Suunto Cobra 3 Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Suunto Cobra 3 Dive Computer Review Posted in: Dive Computers, Over $500

Suunto’s Cobra 3 is a complete console dive computer.

25
October

Mares Puck Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on Mares Puck Dive Computer Review Posted in: Dive Computers, Over $500

Mares makes three variations on the Puck, and this review covers all three.

19
October

TUSA IQ-900 Dive Computer Review

Written by Editor. Comments Off on TUSA IQ-900 Dive Computer Review Posted in: Between $251-$500, Dive Computers

The display is easy to read, with big dot-matrix numbers and a backlighting feature.