The Suunto D4i and D4i Novo has long been a very popular choice for Free Divers and spear fishermen. At the end of February 2017, Suunto released the Suunto D4F, a dedicated dive computer for free divers, spear fishermen and snorkelers.
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.
Suunto didn’t make a big announcement, but in January 2017 they quietly discontinued with the Zoop. This leaves the Zoop Novo as their sole entry-level dive computer. The Zoop Novo is priced above the now discontinued Zoop, but is also has a lot more functionality.
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
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.
Suunto re-designed the D4i dive computer and released the Suunto D4i Novo. There are 3 notable differences between these two dive computers which are mostly cosmetic and minor.
Following in the footsteps of the Mares Puck is the Mares Puck Pro dive computer. With 3 diving modes the Puck Pro has some original features in a slimmer wrist mounted design.
The Puck Pro comes in a variety of colours and is a great dive computer for both functionality and price. It’s aimed at both recreational divers as well as beginners. Continue reading
The Cressi brand has a long history of providing quality products for water sports enthusiasts. Cressi is a good brand. They have high standards when it comes to safety, performance and reliability.
The Cressi Leonardo is a sleek looking dive computer with a durable design. The Leonardo diving computer is a great choice for entry level and recreational divers.