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ALADIN A2 – Compact & Convenient Dive Computer

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The new A2 is designed for advanced divers and technical divers who appreciate the compactness and convenience of a wristwatch-style dive computer, but demand the kind of features and functions that enable them to excel in their sport.

For daily topside use the A2 offers full timekeeping functions and a Sport mode. When it’s time to go diving, the A2 offers everything an advanced recreational diver wants, and everything a technical diver needs. It starts with wireless air integration that monitors tank pressure and provides true remaining bottom time. The digital tilt-compensated compass provides easy navigation under water or on the surface. The A2 lets you choose from six Dive modes, including Trimix and CCR, and because it’s designed with Human Factor Diving™, it incorporates cutting edge biometrics that enable you to live your life in dive mode. Whatever type of diving you do, the A2 is ready to go there with you.

Specifications:

  • Targeted to advanced recreational divers and technical divers as well as CCR divers and free divers.
  • Smart technology wireless air-integration can handle multiple transmitters.
  • Air-integration monitors tank pressure and provides true remaining bottom time (RBT) calculations based on the workload from breathing.
  • Heart rate monitor records heartbeat and skin temperature (with SCUBAPRO HRM Belt only) that can be factored into the decompression calculation along with workload.
  • Digital tilt-compensated 3D compass allows for easy navigation.
  • Predictive Multi-Gas ZH-L16 ADT MB algorithm accommodates eight gases (21-100% O2) & 2 in CCR mode.
  • PDIS (Profile Dependent Intermediate Stops) calculates an intermediate stop based on N2 loading, current and previous dives and breathing mixes for safer diving.
  • Micro bubble levels let you adjust the level of conservatism in the algorithm to match your experience level, age and physical conditioning.
  • Multiple Dive modes: Scuba, Gauge, Apnea, Trimix, Sidemount, CCR.
  • Sport mode offers sport-related functions like a swim stroke counter, activity counter (pedometer) and stopwatch.

Plus

  • Modern design with full watch functions is perfect for topside time-keeping as well as underwater data tracking.
  • High-resolution hybrid matrix display with large numbers is easy to read under water, even in adverse conditions.
  • Lightweight design is so comfortable on the wrist you won’t want to take it off.
  • Intuitive menu and four button controls make it easy to navigate through the system.
  • Max Operating Depth: 120m.
  • Bluetooth Low Energy interface lets you download dives to any iOS or Android device or PC/Mac.
  • Firmware can be user-updated by going to scubapro.com.
  • CR2450 battery is rated for up to two years/300 dives.
  • Included: Protection foil, Quick Card, Arm Strap Extension, Read First (user manual is available online). Optional equipment: transmitter, heart rate belt.

Price:

A2: £495

A2 with Transmitter: £765

For more information click here or visit your local SCUBAPRO shop.

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WIN a Beuchat Air Light Bag!!!

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For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Beuchat to give away an Air Light Bag!

The Air Light Bag from Beuchat is a practical travel bag that takes up minimum storage space.

  • Material: 600 denier and 1,000 denier nylon/PVC
  • Soft roller bag, easily stored in its mesh bag
  • Internal retaining straps
  • Zip fastener with eyelets for padlocks
  • Side compartment for fins
  • Outer document pocket with coated zip and carry strap
  • Backpack style straps concealed behind the foam back-plate
  • Drainage vents
  • Red over-moulded wheels; detachable wheel block

To be in with a chance of winning this awesome prize, all you have to do is answer the following question:

In a recent post on Scubaverse.com (which you can read here), we reported that the Philippines have been recognised as the World’s Leading Dive Destination at the 27th World Travel Awards. In the article it states how many islands make up the Philippines… how many are there?

Is there:

  • A) 7,209
  • B) 7,532
  • C) 7,641

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Beuchat Air Light Bag December 2020

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  • Enter the country you live in
  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to www.scubaverse.com except for members of the Scubaverse team and their families, or employees of Beuchat and their families. A valid answer to the competition’s question must be entered. If no valid answer to the competition’s question is entered, your entry will be invalid. Only one competition entry per entrant permitted (multiple entries will lead to disqualification). Only one prize per winner. All prizes are non-transferable, and no cash alternative will be offered. In the event that the prize cannot be supplied, no liability will be attached to www.scubaverse.com. When prizes are supplied by third parties, www.scubaverse.com is acting as their agents and as such we exclude all liability for loss or damage you may suffer as a result of this competition. This competition closes on 13/01/21. The winner will be notified by email. The Editor-in-Chief’s decision is final.

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Quick Scuba Tips #1: How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving (Watch Video)

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How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving. Can’t I just take my new mask diving straight out of the box? Well, actually, no. It needs a little work to make it dive ready.

In this, the first in our new scuba diving quick hints and tips series, I’m going to show you how to prepare a new mask for scuba diving with three quick techniques, all aimed at stopping your scuba mask from fogging.

Yes, this link is an affiliate link. Purchases made through these links may earn me a small commission at no extra charge to you.

Dive safe, dive often!

James


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