Scubapro´s GALILEO 3 (G3) delivers everything you need in an advanced dive computer, with the comfort, style, and utility of a topside wristwatch.
Scubapro has introduced its premium Galileo 3 watch-style dive computer, combining innovative dive computing, a sleek design and modern display, with a classic timepiece look.
The new Galileo 3 (G3) offers all the features and functions of a next-level dive computer along with full timekeeping features for daily topside use. Built to last, the housing and bezel are made of stainless steel, and the lens is sapphire glass for extreme surface hardness and scratch resistance. The vibrant, high-resolution, full-colour TFT LCD display is easy to read at any angle. The rotatable bezel, coated with a self-luminescent material, along with an efficient backlight, ensure excellent visibility in all conditions.
Utilizing Galileo’s trusted menu design and four button controls, navigating through the G3 dive modes, algorithms, screen styles, colour schemes and myriad of other personalized dive management options is extremely intuitive.
For underwater use, the G3 provides a choice of algorithms – Predictive Multi-Gas Buehlmann ZHL-16 ADT MB PMG or ZHL-16 GF (Gradient Factors) and three dive modes – Scuba, Gauge and Freediving, to suit all diving styles. In Scuba mode, four settings are available: PMG, Trimix, CCR & Sidemount. Wireless air integration monitors tank pressure provides true remaining bottom time (RBT) and allows your air consumption to be factored into the decompression calculation. For pinpoint navigation, a 3D digital tilt-compensated compass comes with a top-view full compass rose display.
The G3 personalized dive management functions include PDIS (Profile Dependent Intermediate Stops) which calculates an intermediate stop based on N2 loading, current and previous dives and breathing mixes, and Microbubble levels that let you adjust the level of conservatism in the algorithm to match your experience level, age, and physical conditioning for safer diving. Optional Heart Rate Monitoring (sold separately) delivers additional individualized real-time data while diving or when engaged in topside activities.
On the surface, the G3 provides a Sport mode with sport-related functions like a swim stroke counter, activity counter and stopwatch for topside sports. The G3 is powered by a rechargeable lithium battery and offers a Bluetooth Low Energy interface that lets you download dives to any iOS or Android device or PC/Mac (firmware can be user-updated).
Oceanic+ Now Has Freedive Mode on Apple Watch Ultra
Oceanic is thrilled to enhance your underwater adventures with the launch of Oceanic+ 2.0. This updated version of the app is filled with practical new features designed to enrich the diving experience.
Divers can now use their Apple Watch Ultra and Apple Watch Ultra 2 for freediving to 130 feet (40 meters). The new Freedive mode is packed with advanced features specific to training and freediving with custom alarms for target depth, max dive time, sequential depth, surface time, and max session time. For each alarm, the diver will receive both haptic and visual notifications. Additional features include surface heart rate tracking, heart rate training zones, surface data, and more.
Freedive mode includes a feature called “Stealth mode” which will automatically dim the screen while underwater. Stealth mode disables all haptics and alarms and reduces the display brightness by 90% while diving. This clever feature ensures freedivers won’t startle the fish during their dive. When back on the surface, the display automatically goes back to normal brightness, keeping all surface alarms intact to help fine-tune training.
With a simple click of the logbook, a detailed view of each individual dive made is shown. This includes the total session time, max dive time, max depth achieved, total number of dives, and coldest water temperature. Also seen is each dive on a map with a start and ending point.
While the Apple Watch Ultra is great for real-time critical data, Oceanic+ on iPhone offers a closer view of freedives in much more detail. All dives are automatically saved in the logbook, showing individual session statistics with detailed dive information, and an overall summary. This includes ascent and descent times, heart rate data from each session to provide a recovery assessment, relaxation improvement, and enhancing carbon dioxide recovery resistance.
In addition to Freediving Mode on Apple Watch Ultra, Oceanic+ has received many new enhancements for an enriched diving experience. The new “Activity Map” on Oceanic+ allows divers to visualize their dives on a global mat, showing hotspots with color-coded indicators for different modes, such as scuba or freedive. Divers can also enter beginning and ending tank pressure and tank type in their Oceanic+ logbook, as well as easily export all dives to their preferred logbook.
“Oceanic+ continues to expand its capabilities,” said Mike Huish, CEO of Huish Outdoors. “Now with Freedive mode on Apple Watch Ultra and the many additional improvements to the app including advanced photo and video color-correction, Oceanic+ improves the way we will share our underwater adventures.”
Planning for dives is now easier with Diver Generated Content™ which provides real-time water temperatures at various depths as reported by our diverse diving community. The new Weight Planner assists divers in determining the right amount of ballast needed for their dive.
The updated logbook allows divers to instantly share their dive stories. Dive photos and videos taken with the Oceanic+ Dive Housing are now seamlessly integrated into their logs, allowing divers to overlay their dive profile alongside visuals to tell a complete story.
Oceanic+ 2.0 also includes advanced editing capabilities for photos and videos taken with the patent-pending Oceanic+ Dive Housing. The free version includes automatic color correction for both photos and videos, while the premium version allows access to advanced editing – adjust blue or green color dominance in images and videos; utilize keyframes to make color corrections throughout videos; and the ability to apply color correction to imported media, even if taken with other devices.
The Oceanic+ app is subscription-based and includes a free version and a paid subscription for more advanced photo and dive computer features as well as freediving. The Oceanic+ app can be downloaded here.
Founded in 1972 by industry pioneer Bob Hollis, Oceanic is a global dive leader committed to providing modern, reliable, accessible, and easy-to-use dive equipment to recreational divers so they can focus on what matters most: exploring the underwater world and appreciating the wonders of marine life. For over 50 years this philosophy has been woven into everything Oceanic does and is the foremost reason the company is considered a best-in-class, recreational dive brand. Recreational divers of all experience levels benefit from the large selection of products like regulators, computers, and BCDs for all types of diving, as well as masks, snorkels, fins, bags, and accessories for watersport newcomers and veterans alike. Oceanic is one of Huish Outdoors’ premier dive brands. To learn more, please visit oceanicworldwide.com.
About Huish Outdoors
Since 2011, Huish Outdoors has been passionate about the outdoors and connecting people to their adventure dreams. Huish Outdoors unites the world’s best diving and outdoor brands – Atomic Aquatics®, BARE®, BARE Exowear, Hollis®, Oceanic®, Oceanic+, Stahlsac®, Suunto®, and Zeagle® – all under one roof, showcasing the best there is in outdoor sports from deep trenches to snowy peaks. From research to development, the Huish Outdoor brands combine leading design with advanced materials and proven technologies to define what’s next in diving. In partnership with retail partners and distributors across the globe, the company is working together to grow the above- and below-water adventures industries. For more information, please visit huishoutdoors.com.
Scubapro celebrates 60 years with new limited edition products
Starting with the founding of Scubapro in 1963, the brand has consistently pioneered new innovations that enhance the total diving experience. Now to celebrate 60 years of innovation, Scubapro has created two limited-edition products: the MK25 EVO/S620 Ti Carbon BT 60th Anniversary Edition Regulator and the G3 60th Anniversary Edition Dive Computer.
MK25 EVO/S620 Ti Carbon BT Anniversary Edition
The special edition MK25EVO/S620 Ti Carbon BT with red and black color accents, a special protective coating and titanium and carbon fiber components, offers the same premium features as the standard MK25 EVO/S620 Ti Carbon BT combination, but delivers even greater comfort due to its lightweight carbon parts. The limited design makes the Anniversary Edition of the MK25EVO/S620 Ti Carbon BT a very personal and individual highlight on every dive.
G3 Anniversary Edition
The 60th Anniversary special edition of the brand-new Galileo 3 (G3) with red and black color accents is a very special highlight for discerning divers and collectors. It combines a sleek design and modern display with a classic timepiece-look and offers all the functions of a high-quality, modern dive computer.
Both Anniversary products come in a dark gray-washed FSC-certified wooden box engraved with the Scubapro 60 Year Anniversary logo and are only available in limited quantities. They also include a black anodized laser-engraved aluminum tag displaying the progressive serial number of the limited-edition product – a tribute to six decades of Scubapro excellence.
More information available on www.scubapro.com.
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