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Backup Computers, Part III

Master the complexities

from the March, 2022 issue of Undercurrent   Subscribe Now

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After two parts of our article on backup computers, we've established just how important it is to use them correctly. If your main computer fails, you have a backup to continue diving safely as well as the data required to conduct follow-up dives.

A divemaster insisted his wife's Suunto showed mandated deco when it was merely counting down a safety stop.

As our readers' reports have demonstrated, computer technology has vastly improved, though it's still not perfect, as air-integrated technology can still have some issues.

And then, for aging divers, the technology itself can get a little tricky, at times baffling. When we don't understand a problem with our laptops or iPads, some of us have learned to call our kids or maybe grandkids for help. Underwater, we're on our own.

Here's the last in our three-part article on backup dive computers.

Are Modern Computers Too Daunting For You?...

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