Do you ever dive with two computers?

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asked May 9, 2017 in Scuba Diving by Nitrocks (35 points)
If so, in what situations?

6 Answers

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answered May 10, 2017 by hurfish (3,024 points)
Yes, I have one on my console and when I upgraded to a wrist mount I just kept using both, why not? It can't hurt having a back up anyways. I recently just used a cobra and had the computer depth gauge go out on me. I wished at that time I had my wrist one on. Lesson learned.
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answered May 11, 2017 by alwaysdiving (780 points)
Yes, if I'm on a deeper/more technical dive or if I want to get used to a new computer (that way I can compare it to a more familiar one)
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answered May 12, 2017 by Pablo (1,108 points)
No, but I have an analog console as a backup. Different computers may use different algorithms so it can be confusing. I'll plan my dive with tables, and use my computer as a backup.
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answered May 9, 2017 by Kenkatz (398 points)
No. I dive with a plan, a diving watch with elapsed time bezel and a submersible pressure gauge
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answered May 16, 2017 by dwnc (1,254 points)
I used a dive watch with computer and a regular console mount dive computer.  I like redundancy
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answered Sep 21, 2018 by Scubachuck (1,093 points)
Always, Just another safety factor.
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