Shame on Suunto. Long live Mark Rosenstein.

Last Wednesday, my Suunto Stinger died on me after about 6 years of faithful service. It would not enter Divemode anymore. I was already looking for an excuse to go for the Suunto D9. Here was my excuse. So instead of going for a repair I bought the D9.

For their range of divecomputers, Suunto has released Dive Manager software, which shows all data gathered from a dive, like depth, temperature, air.
With my me new toy, Dive Manager software shows gas consumption and temperature across the dive, which my Stinger would not let me have… I took the installation CD and….
System requirements: Windows XP!
Come on Suunto! Where is my Mac software? In 2008?

Fortunately there is DiveLog.

DiveLog

A payware application for Mac OS X Leopard, which can read your D9 data. I needed to update the USB driver for my Mac, but after that I was good to go. Well done Marc.

Here is a screenshot of my second dive with it:

Ronald's Dive log

I think Suunto should give Mark some money and buy that software so they can bundle it.

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