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Aeris Atmos Ai Dive Computer - Rich In Functions & Small in Size

Aeris Atmos Ai Dive Computer - Rich In Functions & Small in Size

Aeris Atmos ai dive computer - hose air-integrated device with 1 Nitrox mix that is perfect for beginners and recreational divers, and also for main and backup instrument.

General Information
Specifications
User Interface
Pre-Diving
Diving
Post-Diving
Summary
Your Review

 


 

Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer is a hose air-integrated dive instrument that can be used both the beginners in scuba diving and advanced divers as well, because of its rich features delivered in one small-sized package!

This dive instrument comes with 2 years warranty and optional features, like:

  • adding compass to make navigational computer console configuration;
  • quick disconnect (QD) feature;
  • PC interface feature (software and hardware) to download your dive logs and history to the PC


If you decide to buy Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer – you should definitely buy it with quick disconnect (QD) feature, because it will add flexibility in storage, service, and protection of your Atmos Ai!
Quick disconnect will cost you approximately USD90–110 in addition to the standard package.


Aeris Atmos Ai Features Card

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At the beginning of 2011 Aeris started shipping new Atmos Ai 'version 2' dive computers that have metal buttons. They come with the new features, like:

  • increased download memory from 256 K to 512 K (it stores approximately the same amount of dives, but includes cylinder pressure with every sample point);
  • ready for Firmware upgrade via ACI PC interface (you need new version of USB cable to do this);
  • data retention – maintains calculations indefinitely when the battery is changed

 

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Benefits of using Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer

  • you will always be getting correct and continuous data related to your air consumption, thanx to Atmos Ai hose air integration;
  • you will get dive computer with high level of customization to cover different underwater scenarios - either diving with Air, Nitrox, or in GAUGE;
  • thanx to user-friendly docs and intuitive interface, you will learn Aeris Atmos Ai, without digging too deeply into the technicals;
  • you will have two more important safeguards at your disposal - End Pressure & Turn Pressure alarms;
  • you will be able to replace battery yourself, and it's not difficult!
  • you can build NAVCON on the basis of Aeris Atmos Ai by adding a compass

 

 


 

 


 

 


 

User Interface
2 buttons
Dive Modes
Air, Nitrox, Gauge
Integrated Digital Compass
n/a
Algorithm
modified Haldanean
Number of Gas Mixes
1
FO2
Air, 21% - 50%
PO2
1.2 - 1.6 ATA
Air Integration
hose
Safety Stop (SS)
automatic
Deep Stop (DS)
n/a
Conservative Factor
n/a
Altitude adjustment
automatic
Gas Switching
n/a
Dive Planner
9 - 57 meters
Logbook Capacity
24 most recent dives
Max Operational Depth
120 meters
Backlight duration
0/3/7 sec
Sampling Rate
2/15/30/60 sec or 0.5/1.5/3.0 meters
User Replaceable Battery
yes
Data Retention
yes
PC Interface
optional
Warranty
2 years

 

 

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Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer has two control buttons - Select and Advance. Using them and their combos you will easy access required info, no matter whether you are diving or at surface.

 

This dive computer has 3 Bar Graphs:

  1. Nitrogen Loading Bar Graph shows your No-Deco or Deco status;
  2. Oxygen Loading Bar Graph (O2BG) represents oxygen toxicity from current dive or accumulated for 24 last hours;
  3. Variable Ascent Rate Bar Graph (VARI) - displays how fast you ascend and if you exceed allowable rate - Aeris Atmos Ai will give you visual and audio alarms

 

Main display has few alternative screens to display many additional information and you will be able access them by pressing Advance button.

 


 

 


 

 


 

Before diving we will set our Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer for desirable parameters. All parameters divided into two set modes. In Set Mode#1 are parameters that we may change more often, and in Set Mode#2 are groupped functions that we will touch rarely after setting them first time.


Aeris Atmos Ai Fine-Tuning Card

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You will be able to set up Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer easily, thanks to user-friendly interface, good manuals and no strange buttons combinations!

 


 

 


 

 


 

Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer is pretty easy to operate and read out data.

As I said above, you may use it for diving with Air, Nitrox, or use it as a Gauge. If we set Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer as a Gauge - it will work as a depth gauge and timer only without nitrogen and oxygen loading calculations. And its maximum depth will be increased to 120 meters to use this dive instrument for technical diving or for freediving.

 

Aeris Atmos Ai: Diving With Air & Nitrox

Below are clear examples of No-Decompression main and secondary displays, which I had during diving with Nitrox.

 

Aeris Atmos Ai NO-DECO Card

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Upon reaching certain conditions dive computer may give us Safety Stop prompt with all appropriate dive data displayed, with the most important in this case - Stop Depth and Countdown Timer.

And, of course, it monitors your ascent rate, PO2 and O2 conditions. If you exceed ascent rate, or get into the situation where PO2 and O2 will be higher than allowed - dive computer will alarm you by all available means.

Plenty of data, as you may see, and it all gives you proper indication about the situation you are in!

 

If we exceed our No-Decompression Limits (NDLs), Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer will switch to Decompression dive mode and all calculations from this moment will start for that mode only.

After having that, we need to ascend safely to the required depth, shown on the display, or a bit deeper, and stay at that depth required time that is shown as well. When we complete required Decompression time, next shallower Stop Depth will be displayed and we may ascend to that level to continue decompression process, and so on.

 

Aeris Atmos Ai DECO Card

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Dive computer manages decompression process very well by displaying all necessary dive data and appropriate icons to help us out on our way up!

Digits are clearly visible and with the help of strong backlight we won't have any troubles to interpret information displayed.

 

Sometimes it happens, when you may create violations during Decompression Mode, like Conditional Violation, for example. It means that you ascended to shallower depth than required for Decompression Stop and maybe stayed at that shallower depth for a while.

In that case you won’t get any off-gassing credits but instead you will receive a penalty time that must be worked off before, actually, off-gassing credit may be acquired.

To help us out in violation situation Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer has specific display with information listed below:

  • current depth;
  • Total Ascent Time (TAT);
  • applicable bar graphs;
  • Stop Depth and Time;
  • Deco Bar and Down Arrow – to manage your ascent and descent;
  • other applicable icons

 

Aeris Atmos Ai: Diving In GAUGE Mode

3rd dive mode of Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer is a Gauge mode.

In this mode it will work as a depth gauge and timer and won’t calculate nitrogen and oxygen accumulation. Below is an example of the displayed information from main and alternative screens when diving in Gauge Mode (to access alternative display– press Advance button):

  • current depth;
  • max depth;
  • Elapsed Dive Time (EDT);
  • Tank pressure;
  • Air Time Remaining (ATR);
  • time;
  • temperature

 


 

 


 

 


 

After our underwater adventure and getting familiar with Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer - it's time to have a look through Logbook, transfer dive profile to PC with optional PC data cable, and check out Desaturation and No-Fly times, or plan our next dive by using Dive Planner.

After we resurfaced - we have, so called, Transition period for 10 minutes and we can access only Log mode during this time.

But after the Transition period - following modes are accessible:

  1. Dive Simulator - great help to familiarize yourself with Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer - after setting initial data, you will be able to make a "virtual" dive and see what you may have dispayed during a real dive;
  2. Dive Planner - in this mode you will get No-Decompression dive times and depths, according to residual nitrogen or oxygen from previous dives;
  3. Desaturation and No-Fly Countdown Timers;
  4. LogBook - contains 3 pages of dive data and information of the 24 most recent dives;
  5. PC data download - with optional PC data cable we may download dive data to PC for further viewing, organizing and printing the dive profiles

 


 

 


 

 


 

Aeris Atmos Ai: What Divers Say

Positives

  • compact size and still plenty of functions;
  • easily readable data in any conditions;
  • hose air-integration;
  • few crucial alarms, like 'Turn Pressure' and 'End Pressure' alarms to ensure safer diving;
  • user-friendly interface and easily adjustable parameters without studying lots of documentation...

 

Negatives

  • data cable doesn't have solid connection at dive computer's connection port;
  • quite high price of this computer;
  • temperature sensor may be not precise;
  • easy to scratch display protector...

 

 

Aeris Atmos Ai dive computer is very user friendly, has plenty of features in small-sized pack and definitely can be recommended dive computer for any diver whether she/he does Air only dives or going Nitrox, or use it as a Gauge– and just one benefit of having it is – All-in-one with hose air integration on top!

Another benefit - it brings you extra-safety by providing ‘Turn Pressure Alarm’ and ‘End Pressure Alarm’ features, so you may concentrate on enjoying your diving, knowing that you will have enough air to reach the surface!

It still has some minor issues, as you saw, but, hey, show me a dive computer, which has never had any issues! I haven’t seen one!

From my personal experience, I may add that data port connection point really doesn't have a steady connection and sometimes you need to hold the cable to help PC finding your Aeris Atmos Ai.

Everything else worked as a Swiss quality watch!


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I think that Aeris Atmos Ai is one of the best hose air-integrated dive computers in our market today!

 


 

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Nolan, 20 July 2013 07:24
Perfect Console For Recreational Diver

I had my first dives with Aeris Atmos Ai and compass console few years ago after completion my Advanced Certification course. As a recreational diver I didn't need any additional features, like 2-3 Nitrox mixes support, wireless, and something fancy like that! And Aeris Atmos ai completely satisfy all my needs.

I love large display area comparable to small and compact size of the dive computer itself. It easy to read and get used to. User interface is pretty straightforward as well. Hose air integration adds extra-assurance of safe diving.

I can't say that software or cable connection give me much pain - I'm taking it easy.

Robert, 27 December 2012 15:58
Aeris Atmos Ai Had Data Connection Issue

Great dive computer-large and easy to read display; tank pressure and Air Time Remaining are very handy; interface is user-friendly and I didn't have any problems with understanding documentation.

Only one problem - connection issue between Aeris Atmos ai and my PC. I was experimenting with it quite some time and finished with full reinstallation of my system and rebuilding half of my PC to get it recognize my Aeris Atmos ai and be able to download dive profiles.

I couldn't understand why I should do all of that just to make the steady connection between my PC and this dive computer! Aeris Atmos ai is quite pricey computer and I expected that everything would work perfectly including PC interface! All fixed now, but I had pretty hard times to make it work...

David, 5 June 2012 10:33
Aeris Dive computer has major software and support issues

I love the Aeris AI dive computer but hate the PC interface software. It has been nothing but problems from the beginning.

The dive database allow you to enter additional information like your dive site, dive location, etc.

Unfortunately the data in the database changes periodically. So you can't count on the information being accurate.

Finally, Aeris support has never responded with any fix to any of these problems. Very sad.



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