you just cannot trust dive computer


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Posted by northcoast diver on February 21, 2005 at 21:33:41:

In Reply to: Re: Why is 30/30 dumb? posted by Chuck Tribolet on February 18, 2005 at 17:46:30:

Even though the dive computer may tell you everything is great, you just cannot trust dive computers.

The best things is to adhere to a best mix, and therefore dive air no deeper than 65 ft, and EAN35 (or 36 if you prefer) from 70 to 100, and TMX 20/40 from 100 to 200 ft (TMX 25/40 if you prefer to 150).

Your NDL on TMX 20/40 to 175 ft is going to be only about 5 mins at most, if that, and it will require a safety stop. Therefore diving to this depth works a lot better with deco time or deco bottles. That is roughly the same as diving with air, but your head is a lot clearer on trimix.

1 hour minimum surface intervals are best between NDL dives, and 3 hour intervals between deco dives.

I have gone places you have never gone Chuck.

And you still sound like a little kid screaming insults at others on the playground Chuck. Rather inconsistent with your stanford credentials.


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