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divePAL Tech
DiveNav, Inc.
January 31, 2012
 Catching up


The first dive computer we simulated was my old Prodigy that I bought when I got certified in 1999. No fancy features, no Nitrox, no PC log.

The latest crop of dive computers we are working on are just the opposite: integrated compass, color display, Trimix, CCR, extensive logs.

Is technology catching up with the Scuba Industry?
Is every diver becoming a Tech diver?

What I know for sure is that our simulators are getting more and more complex as they need to accomodate ever increasing requirements. Last one I got? Add more stage tanks to eDiving .... apparently 3 tanks are not enough :-)

What do You think? How many tanks do you need for your virtual dives? And for the real ones?

Alberto Mantovani 



Alberto Mantovani (aka eDiver)

President & CEO

DiveNav, Inc
divePAL Tech
A different way to plan OC Trimix dives
Yes, I know .... there are already few "serious" dive planners out there. Why another one?

Because .... this one is different!

It is different because you can use it in conjunction with eDiving: execute a Trimix OC virtual dive - with multiple tanks - and then analyze it on divePAL Tech.

It is different because you can customize it with real Tech dive computers and see them in action during Tech dives (so far we have 2: Shearwater Predator and Suunto HelO2, but more are on our way)

It is different because you can create a multilevel dive - instead of a basic flat one.

It is different because it has an integrated log-book and you can use it to share your dives with your friends - or not.

It is different because ..... it looks so cool :-)

divePAL Tech
More info on divePAL Tech are on our forum

Let me know if you would like to beta test divePAL Tech.
Introduction to Nitrox
Best selling online class
This is our best selling class. Period.intro 2 nitrox

Despite the fact that this class does NOT include a "Nitrox Card", we have multiple students signing up every day.

We know that this class is quite good and the price is hard to beat.

A fine example of affordable and quality education.

Now ..... if we could get "a Card" going along with this :-)
Your Voice
Last week I got this nice note from bigdaddywing and I thought it was a good idea to share it with all of you.

"Thank you for the excellent job you have done creating your online class for the Oceanic VT3 (a cousin of the Aeris Elite T3)...  My "older" eyes were having a difficult time with the manual and the waterproof card included with my computer, so your class really helped me to understand the basic workings of my new DC.

After taking the online class and reading the manual through online as well I made a dive yesterday using my new DC and was able to go through pre-dive mode, dive mode and post-dive mode flawlessly.

Thanks again for making my new DC easy to understand and operate..!

Colorado, USA"

We really appreciate it when we receive notes like this. Please, send more :-)


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divePAL Tech
Introduction to Nitrox
Your Voice
Online Classes
 dive computer training
Since the last newsletter we have released one more online class:
Aeris A300 AI.

As of today we have released 42 Online Classes:
AERIS:          XR-1, XR-1 Nx, MantaAtmos AI, XR-2, A300 AI
Cressi:        Leonardo
DiveNav:      Introduction to  Dive Computers, How to Choose a Dive Computer, Introduction to Nitrox
Mares           Puck
Oceanic:       Veo100, Veo 250,  
Pro Plus 2, OCS,   Veo 1.0, Veo 2.0, Veo 3.0, VT3, Geo, Geo 2.0
Atom 3.0,
OC1,   VT 4.0, B.U.D.        
OceanReef: UW Communications I,
Scubapro:    Galileo Sol,
Aladin 2G
Shearwater: Predator
SubGear:      XP-10
Suunto:         Gekko, Zoop, Cobra,
Cobra 3,  Vyper Air , D4, D6, D9, HelO2, Vyper
TUSA:           ZEN IQ-900

You can enroll in our Online Classes either using an ACTIVATION CODE, or BUBBLE CREDITS, or by purchasing them online via PayPal.
If you just bought a dive computer, make sure to ask your dive store and/or your instructor for the class ACTIVATION CODE.

If you are a dive retailer, or an Instructor, you can purchase ACTIVATION CODES at our ONLINE STORE.

DiveNav's Gift Certificates are the best way to give the perfect gift.

divenav community 15000 membersUse our certificates to gift   online classes, divePAL licenses, Bubble Credits and Premium service.


Use for free all gear

Dive all sites

Don't pay for refills

All Computers in divePAL

free divePAL Nitrox    

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divenav newsletter june 2010
Dive Computers Contests
Thanks to our sponsors, you can WIN real dive computers!
To participate in a dive computer contest you need to take the online class for the model-specific dive computer and to win the dive computer you need to be the fastest one to complete the class.

Here is a list of open contests: 
Shearwater Predator   Jan. 31, 2012
Aeris XR-1 NX             Feb. 28, 2012
SubGear XP-10           Mar. 31, 2012

 Shearwater PredatorAeris XR-1 NX Dive ComputerSubGear XP-10
About DiveNav, Inc

About DiveNav

DiveNav Inc., headquartered in Tustin, Calif., is an innovative company developing the leading-edge eDiving® scuba diving simulator, the DiveComputerTraining® service and the industry first divePAL App.


eDiving allows users to Explore, Learn and Play in a virtual underwater environment. facilitates computer-assisted SCUBA diving.


divePAL allows divers to easily plan, analyze and log their dives.


eDiving and divePAL for Windows can be downloaded from

The DiveComputerTraining service is available at


divePAL for iPad is available on iTunes or on Apple App store

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