Does it engage automatically when you hit the water?
Does it automatically adjust for altitude?
THOMAS V Yes, it will activate once in the water..No for altitude
JOHN M Page 8 of the manual. It would be smart to take the online course. It's free.Being familiar with your equipment can save your life. Take the time.
David L 1. Yes it starts automatically at 5 ft after 5 seconds.
2. I haven't tried the altitude feature but the manual says it adjusts to the altitude 1000 ft at a time as long as is not wet.
JUDD C The BUD will activate on contact with water (when water bridges between the button and the case).
The BUD does automatically adjust for altitude (it will operate up to 14,000 ft).
KAREN M Ask Oceanic. Their website is the definitive answer.