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    Changed battery 4 or 5 times in 12 months?

    Hi, I have a aqualung i200 and since purchasing it may be about a yr ago, I have changed the battery 4 or 5 times. I should had sent it back to the shop, but did not. Has anyone any idea why the battery has needed to be changed so many times? The battery's were well in-date of their life time!
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    Contact aqualung and ask them

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    Is it staying on permanently- my oceanic does this sometimes if the salts not washed off the wet contact
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hot Totty View Post
    Is it staying on permanently- my oceanic does this sometimes if the salts not washed off the wet contact
    I give my computer a decent wash after every dive, so there should be no salt on it. No, The battery I changed again 10 mins ago was dead.

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    Are you buying shitty batteries?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jb2cool View Post
    Are you buying shitty batteries?
    I don't think so. A combination of batts from maplin's and boots plus the original one which came with the dive computer. Plus they all had good life and were no where nr the expiry date.

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    send it back . it looks much like all the other computers out there , so you should be getting a year or more or 200/300 1h dives is about the norm , should say in your user info,
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    If you have a download cable, try updating the firmware.

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    Quote Originally Posted by greatwhite View Post
    I don't think so. A combination of batts from maplin's and boots plus the original one which came with the dive computer. Plus they all had good life and were no where nr the expiry date.
    I tried one of Maplin's in an Oceanic computer. It was showing low power after one dive. Then I put an Energizer in there and it was fine.

    Have you tried an Energizer? I assume it takes some sort of button battery?
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    I had this problem with my daughters Cressi leonardo.

    It takes button batteries that you can get almost anywhere. If you put Duracell or Energizer batteries then they usually last for around 2 years. What is important is the use-by date when you install them. If you don't have at least 3-years before the use-by date when you put the battery in, it is already somewhat old, and will usually die very quickly.

    Avoid un-branded batteries like the plague.


 
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