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Suunto new ESD protection for Dive Computers

Electro Static Discharge (ESD) protection for dive computers.

Suunto has of March 2016 set a directive for all Suunto service technicians to follow.
Only service centre’s that have ESD protection in place are allowed to service Suunto computers.

  • What is ESD?
  • How can it harm my computer?
  • How do I know if the service centre has ESD protection in place?
  • Do you know how much voltage is needed to damage a computer?This directive also protects any other dive computer from ESD.
    Oceanic, Apeks, Uemis, Scubapro, Aladin, etc.

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The blue mat is an electrical discharge mat to remove erranous static.
The technician is also wearing a blue wristband which is also connected to earth any static.

More info regarding ESD on Wikipedia

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Maldives Presentation evening

Up-coming Maldives trip

Did you miss the presentation for the Maldives trip on Wednesday 9th March?
Please download it here to watch: Maldives March 2016 presentation It will run in powerpoint or similar.
If you have any additional question’s just get back to us.
Contact Us: Tel: 01732773553 or Email:

Dive Machine.
Unit 11, Orchard Business Centre,
Sanderson Way,
Tonbridge, Kent. TN91QF


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Another Enriched Air Diver Qualifies

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Well done to Christopher Pelham on completing his EanX, enriched air diver PADI speciality course yesterday with Course Director Robert Varns. The enriched air course takes divers through planning enriched air dives with cylinder analysis of the mixed gasses and how to use an enriched air computer correctly.
Chris started his diving with Dive Machine in 2011 and has a renewed love of diving after completing his Advanced Open Water whilst in Cyprus. His AOW course included a deep dive on the well known ferry Zenobia. With his rekindled love for diving he is heading towards Master Scuba Diver over the coming months with 2 other specialities to complete. Well done Chris.


Specialty Courses

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Chepstow Dive Site

IMG_0096Congratulations to today’s Advanced Open Water, Deep specialty, Tec 45 and Tec 50 students.
We’ll done to you all.
Sorry not everyone is in the picture. These students remained to complete their knowledge review’s.
Sammy, Helen and Steve, you did a great job today.
I also had my most enjoyable Tec training dives with student’s. What I find most rewarding is seeing students that have struggled with skills earlier in their course show a sound level of competence after all their difficulties. Enjoy your diving.