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cyclone3565
12-27-2009, 06:10
I have been diving my Smart Tec for quite some time now, but have always been curious about its Ascent rate indicator. It is displayed as a percentage based on an ascent rate between 27 and 67 ft/min. Most other computers, such as my wife's, show the ascent rate in feet/min or a display based on 30ft/min. What is 100% (perfect ascent rate) on the Smart Tec or is there no answer for that, because the actual rate varies based on the dive.

Aquatrax
12-27-2009, 06:50
100% would be the current maximum ascent rate for the dive profile.

Mine read out this information in bars, same kind of thing, yours just gives the percent of maximum instead of 3 of 5 bars

kat
12-27-2009, 14:31
100% would be the current maximum ascent rate for the dive profile.

Mine read out this information in bars, same kind of thing, yours just gives the percent of maximum instead of 3 of 5 bars
That's my understanding as well. Anything over 100% will give you an ascent too fast alarm.