Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete)

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About Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete)

Incredible Color, High Definition Dive Computer

Introducing the all-new Icon HD to the market, Mares is bringing state-of-the-art consumer electronics technology to the underwater world. Flat screen televisions, cell phones, PDAs, notebook computers, all use an LCD display, the same technology that Mares is using for the Icon HD screen. ICON HD is a True full-color mineral glass display computer. Its screen is made using LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) with TFT (Thin Film Transistor) technology.

The new Mares Icon HD uses Mares-Wienke RGBM (Reduced Gradient Bubbles Model) algorithm. The RGBM takes into account the phenomenon of micro-bubbles in order to prevent their formation. In over 10,000 real dives monitored by Dr Bruce Wienke in the Los Alamos laboratories, the formation of micro-bubbles has been studied and evaluated in order to better understand the mechanism behind how micro-bubbles are formed during a dive. Today it is the most evolved algorithm for reducing the formation of micro-bubbles without compromising dive times.

An intuitive software, the use of large characters, and the contrast created by using different colors, makes the on screen information easy to read, immediate and clear. During the dive besides the standard navigation mode EXTEND, divers can switch to a second dive mode PROFILE ICON HD processes and shows the full dive curve in real time. The computer's memory allows the storage of images and photos, including digital maps of diving spots.

The easy excess push buttons allow the diver to operate the computer in all conditions, even when wearing thick gloves. Navigating through the computer programs is extremely simple and very intuitive. The Icon has a maximum depth display of 492' (150 meter), a memory capacity of 100 hours, runs on a user replaceable rechargeable lithium battery, power indicator, has a plan mode display, can be used in both imperial or metric units, fresh or seawater settings, residual nitrogen reset, option to exclude audible alarms and uncontrolled ascents", has an ascent rate indicators, and is altitude adjustable.

A gas switch function allows divers to use up to three different gas mixtures during a single dive. The computer calculates the decompression schedule accordingly, so that you can take full advantage of decompressing with high oxygen concentration mixes. Integrated interface: a reprogrammable processor with a rewritable chip for software upgrades. The dive computer software is upgradeable. As Mares continues to introduce new features and functions to its computers, you can benefit from these improvements without needing to buy a new product: simply download the new software release from the Mares website and install it into your existing computer using the dedicated interface.

The Icon HD knows that not all of us who dive are young and in peak condition, it address this with precautionary program settings that allow individual adjustment to more conservative dive profiles if needed. When you do multi-level, multiple dives during a single day or multiple dives over several days you can choose different setting levels in order to adjust your computer to a more conservative dive profile. The Icon also has a digital compass function for navigation. The compass mode can be activated both on the surface and during a dive. Both on the surface and during the dive, divers can also make use of the sighting function so that the compass will show the selected direction.

Air Integrated computerized monitoring of tank pressure is used to determine a bottom time which depends not only on your depth, but also on your actual gas consumption, increasing your dive safety. In addition, the gas consumption (referred to the surface) is displayed on the computer for more control over your dive. The computer does this via a HP Transmitter attached to your first stage regulator HP port by sampling the pressure drop over time and giving you the rate of consumption in minutes remaining. If the time remaining is greater than the no-decompression limit for your depth it will display the shorter time allowed.

The combination with icon's high definition color display brings tank pressure information to a new level. Detailed numerical information is accompanied by intuitive, at-a-glance color coding. Blue and green means the pressure is above the mid tank warning, red means the pressure is below the reserve, orange and yellow for values in-between. The thresholds are set by the user for maximum customization.

The Icon HD comes with a PC interface for logging dives on your PC; the computer is also software upgradeable over the internet. This feature makes it possible to download the latest software developments as Mares creates them, without the need to buy a new computer unit Icon also has a watch, date and temperature functions. Smart, easy to use and upgradeable the Icon HD can do it all.

A user info screen allows you to save your personal information, such as full name telephone number, blood type, any allergies and any other important information you want to have with you. Special characteristics: nitrox mode with 3 different oxygen mixes, integrated interface, rechargeable lithium batteries, map function, pictures function. Icon HD comes with a free padded bag, User Manual and has a 24 month limited warranty.

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The Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete) is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Advanced among others. The Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete) is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete) : Easy To Operate, Easy To Read, Lots Of Functions.

Warranty Information

This product has a limited warranty of 24 months.

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Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete) Features

  • Algorithm RGBM
  • Nitrox Function
  • Mineral Glass Display
  • TFT LCD Color Display
  • Rechargeable User Replaceable Lithium Battery
  • Digital Compass with Full Tilt
  • Reprogrammable Processor
  • Interface
  • Log Book
  • Residual Nitrogen Memory Reset
  • Altitude Program
  • Prudential Programs
  • Fresh/Salt Water
  • Disable "Uncontrolled Ascent"
  • 3 Gas Switching
  • Software Upgradeable
  • Air Integrated
  • Air, Nitrox, and Bottom Time Modes
  • Superior Display Readability
  • Precautionary Programs Settings
  • Easy Access Buttons
  • Depth Readout 492' (150 meters)
  • Ascent Rate Indicators
  • Imperial/Metric Options
  • Plan Mode
  • Battery Power Indicator
  • Audible Alarm Shot Off
  • Memory Capacity 100 Hours
  • Watch, Calendar and Temperature Displays
  • User Info Display
  • User Manual
  • Padded Bag

Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete) Specifications

Algorithm
Rgbm
Fresh/Salt
Water
Yes
Audible Alarms
Yes
Depth Display
492' (150 Meters)
Altitude Adjustable
Yes
Operating Modes
Air, Nitrox, And Bottom Time Modes
Back Light
Yes
Memory Capacity
100 Hours
Time, Date & Temperature
Yes
Imperial/Metric Display
Yes
Power
Rechargeable Lithium, User Replaceable
Air Integrated
Yes
Digital Compass
Yes
Upgradable
Yes
Available in the Following Colors:
All Black, Silver
Weight [with packaging]
3.2 lb

Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete) Customer Reviews

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Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete)
 
3.7

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to operate (5)
  • Easy to read (5)
  • Lots of functions (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Recreation (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Advanced (5)
      • Diving Type:
      • Drift diving (5), Open water diving (5), Night diving (4), Wreck diving (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Excellent dive computer

    By Bruno

    from Montreal

    About Me Advanced

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Easy To Operate
    • Easy To Read
    • Lots Of Functions

    Cons

    • Battery Drain No Off

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete):

      Excellent computer. It is intuitive, has a great display that provides all of the feedback you want including color changes fro green through yellow and red status for air consumption, time remaining, etc.

      Excellent displays for dive logs, includes all useful data, plush graph of depth, dynamic degassing status display, etc.

      This is the most intuitive and easy to use computer I have seen.

      The only negatives:
      - there is no switch off: so after a full charge it will drain at 6 percent per day. Does not even switch off if you are finished your de-gassing cycle (which in my opinion it should). If you do 1 or 2 dive trips per year like me, you still should make sure to pull it off the shelf and charge it every couple of months.

      - you do have to charge it daily when diving a lot, which is understandable as the brilliant color display uses a lot of power to display your info when diving. This is a compromise I am very willing to make to have this great display working for me!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Don't Buy this Computer

      By Dive Master

      from Poughkeepsie New York

      About Me Advanced

      Pros

        Cons

        • Complete Junk
        • Hard To Read

        Best Uses

        • PAPER WEIGHT

        Comments about Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete):

        This product simply does not work. Wireless feature did not work out of the box. Dead battery on tank module. Can not read screen in direct sun light on dive boat. Tank module failed on first dive even after replacing battery. Wrist Computer would not hold a charge. Could not complete one dive before battery died. Very expensive piece of junk

        • Diving Type:
        • Drift Diving, Night Diving, Open Water Diving
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Brilliant! Love it.

        By Ex nihil

        from Solomon Islands

        About Me Professional

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        Pros

        • Easy To Operate
        • Easy To Read
        • Lots Of Functions

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Cold Water
          • Extreme Depths
          • Recreation
          • Warm Water

          Comments about Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete):

          It is the only screen that I can read easily underwater without reading lenses.
          Makes complicated multigas dives easy to work out when narked.
          Fantastic analysis of dives on PC after, like, how exactly did we mange to get into deco there?
          Love the air integration information.
          They had some teething problems but they all got sorted with subsequent firmware updates, goes fine now.

          • Diving Type:
          • Cave Diving, Drift Diving, Night Diving, Open Water Diving, Rescue Diving, Wreck Diving
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          The Best

          By B. Mitch, ScubaNation

          from Miami, FL

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Operate
          • Easy To Read
          • Lots Of Functions
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete):

              Simply the best. Upload images and Notes. Ease of use.

              It's a laptop on your wrist.

              • Diving Type:
              • Drift Diving, Night Diving, Open Water Diving, Wreck Diving
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Mediocre

              By CapnJake

              from Anchorage, AK

              About Me Advanced

              Pros

              • Easy To Operate
              • Easy To Read
              • Lots Of Functions

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Cold Water
                • Recreation
                • Warm Water

                Comments about Mares Icon HD Air Integrated Hoseless Computer (Complete):

                LP did great job delivering. Icon HD batter drains 7%/ day, and will not function below 25%. Have to keep plugged in during dive trips.

                Easy to read, use, and identify me during night dives.

                Tank module reads 10-12% low from day one. Sent in for service under warranty, received back today after 2 months plus a few days. No change. Service was updated firmware and certified withing specifications. Awaiting further action.

                • Diving Type:
                • Drift Diving, Night Diving, Open Water Diving
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                Shopper  Why Did You Choose This?
                Noel N  This is the best diver computer that I have used,very easy to understand.
                Shopper  What Firmware Version? Is it the latest?
                Frank L  Yes, this is the latest firmware. You could also upgrade it using the download cable.
                SUNG HYUN L  are there anybody who open the battery door of mares icon HD? I wonder if anything to be careful when I open the door
                KEVIN F  Yes, anyone can open the battery door. It is a user-replaceable battery. Be careful not to lose any parts and close it securely.
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