Which are the best Scuba Dive Computers for 2017?

Best Dive Computers 2017

Are you looking to buy your first diving computer, or want to upgrade to one with more features?

Here’s my summary of the best selling dive computers currently available based on their price and functionality. Products don’t become best sellers unless they’re good products. The dive computers on the list below are all good quality and reliable.

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Suunto D6i NOVO – New fresh life in 2017 for this watch size Dive Computer

Suunto D6i Novo Stealth Zulu - Spearfishing

Suunto quietly discontinued making the D6i in January 2017. This leaves the D6i Novo, a classic watch sized dive computers. These have the extra features advanced recreational, technical and professional divers are looking for. 

The newly released Suunto D6i Novo Zulu are a very popular choice for free divers and spear fishers.

The Suunto D6i Novo has 5 dive modes, a tilt-compensated digital compass, gas switching between up to 3 gases, and the option for wireless air integration. Continue reading

Learn to Scuba Dive in 2017 – Get PADI Open Waters Certified in Australia

Australia's Great Barrier Reef is a great place to get PADI Open Water certified

Mention Australia and images of wide open spaces, seemingly endless, empty sun kissed beaches, Hugh Jackman, and wildlife that’s determined to kill you, is what generally comes to mind.

If you’re thinking of getting your Scuba Open Waters Diver (OWD) certificate, why not make a holiday of it and take advantage of the warm tropical waters of Northern Australia.

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2017 Shearwater Perdix AI Dive Computer Review

Shearwater Perdix AI diving computer for technical and recreational scuba divers

So remind me again, how much you spent when buying the latest smart phone? Now let’s compare that to something that you’re going to rely on to keep you safe at depths below 65.6 feet (20 meters). I only mention this because sometimes people forget that this is a real investment in a great piece of equipment. This particular piece of equipment is going to last you many, many years.

The Perdix AI has a Recreational mode as well as its Technical mode. If you can stretch to the extra few dollars, then go for this dive computer – you won’t be disappointed! This has all the functionality you’d expect from a high end device.

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