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About Oceanic SWIV Compass Module

Many divers take compasses for granted, considering them just an accessory to an overall dive gauge console system. Trying to navigate with a poorly designed or improperly functioning compass can be one of diving's more frustrating events. The design team at Oceanic may have designed the best Liquid Filled Compass available today with a list of features as functional and convenient as every instrument that bears the Oceanic name.

The SideScan is actually a dual purpose compass. The convenient Sde Scan Window allows Quick Reference of Large, Easy-to-Read Bearing Indicators on a Luminescent Display for Gun-Sight Accuracy. Or, for divers who prefer Relative Navigation, the Ratchet Bezel can be rotated easily even with thick neoprene gloves. The Bezel Numbers on top of the SideScan Compass are actually molded completely through the bezel ring and literally cannot be rubbed off unlike silk screened graphics.

The Luminous Dial of the Sidescan is designed with a Half Black / Half Luminous Graphic to make quick work of compass direction, especially in dim light. The dial rests on a Precision Jeweled Bearing and incorporates extremely Strong Magnets for super quick response and accuracy. While the SideScan module itself is very compact, the housing has a large vertical interior allowing viewing angles that would stop other compasses in their tracks. The Compass Bezel has compass headings in 30 degrees numbered increments and indicator marks for every 10 degrees. Bezel has twin heading indicators for alignment of compass course, and a lubber line across the compass face. Compass is covered by a 12 month limited warranty.

The Oceanic SWIV Compass Module is commonly used for Recreation, Warm Water and more. The Oceanic SWIV Compass Module is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Recreational Diver among others. The Oceanic SWIV Compass Module is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Oceanic SWIV Compass Module: Easy To Operate, Easy To Read, Easy To Use, Functional, Solid Construction.

Warranty Information

This product has a limited warranty of 12 months.

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(800) 435-3483

Oceanic SWIV Compass Module Features

  • Oceanic SWIV Compass Module
  • Reliable Underwater Navigation
  • Large, Easy-to-Read Bearing Indicators
  • Great in Limited Visibility
  • Liquid Filled Compass
  • Top and Side Reading Capabilities
  • Side Reading for Gun-Sight Accuracy
  • High Visibility Lubber Line
  • Large Ratcheting Bezel with Direction and Reciprocal Index Points
  • Luminescent Display
  • Precision Jeweled Bearing
  • Strong Magnets for Quick Response and Accuracy
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty

Oceanic SWIV Compass Module Specifications

Liquid Filled
Yes
Lubber Line
Yes
Rotating Bezel
Yes
Fluorescent Dial
Yes
Weight [with packaging]
0.1 lb

SWIV Compass Module Customer Reviews

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Oceanic SWIV Compass Module
 
4.1

(based on 14 reviews)

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86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to read (7)
  • Easy to operate (6)
  • Functional (5)
  • Easy to use (4)
  • Solid construction (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Recreation (8)
    • Warm water (5)
    • All diving applications (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Recreational diver (5), Advanced diver (3)
      • Diving Type:
      • Open water diving (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Perfect, fits the bill exactly!

    I needed a compass module on my councel and this was the exact pop-in module for that package. It works great, points North, sets courses, etc. [...]

    I needed a compass module on my councel and this was the exact pop-in module for that package. It works great, points North, sets courses, etc. [...]

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    not so easy to use

    White background on floating portion is harder to read than a black background. Is slow to respond.

    White background on floating portion is harder to read than a black background. Is slow to respond.

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    4.0

    Easy to install

    By AZIZAN

    from KUWAIT

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Recreation
      • Warm Water

      Comments about Oceanic SWIV Compass Module:

      I used this product in Red Sea from 2010 until 2014 it is great

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      This "Lubber" Line is Mighty Fine

      By MOONROCK

      from Miami Florida

      About Me Advanced

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Improves Diving Experience
      • Lightweight
      • Solid Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Diving Applications

        Comments about Oceanic SWIV Compass Module:

        I love my compass ! works well.. well built , no issues , looks good in my Oceanic SWIV console My life is complete now....

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Dependable

        By KentuckyKid

        from ...Kentucky

        About Me Professional

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Solid Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Diving Applications

          Comments about Oceanic SWIV Compass Module:

          tells me where i need to go

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Works

          By darc

          from Arkansas

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Functional
          • Lightweight
          • Solid Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Recreation

            Comments about Oceanic SWIV Compass Module:

            Used it for my AOW certification and it worked. The one thing I don't like about is the lobed/wide south pole marker. I prefer a needle because it gives a more accurate visual cue. Of course, you can just look at the degrees and get the same thing.

            That's my only complaint, overall it works well.

            O, and it does fit perfectly in the Oceanic SWIV console, as advertised... took me a few tries to get it in straight though.

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            4.0

            Great buy for the price

            By Luca

            from Clearwater FL

            About Me Advanced Diver

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Improves Diving Experience
            • Solid Construction

            Cons

            • Nice

            Best Uses

            • All Diving Applications

            Comments about Oceanic SWIV Compass Module:

            Great buy for the price range
            easy to install in console Veo 180

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            Shopper  Why Did You Choose This?
            DAVID B  The reviews were very good and I need a compass for my diving trip this spring.
            Shopper  will this model fit in veo console?
            ABDULAZIZ A  Oceanic SWIV Compass Module is a replacement for several VEO consoles. For further information contact the technical support in OCEANIC web site.
            Michael F  Dear Sir or Madam: Reading the owner's guide for the SWIV console with pres./depth gauges on the one side-Would this compass mount where the computer would mount on the rear? I am not entire comfortable with the oper. of my OCI compass in switching from dive mode.
            LAURENCE G  The compass mounts on the opposite side of the pressure/depth gauge. You do need twist the console when you go from compass to press/depth gauge, but you get use to it. I've done about 150 dives with my Oceanic SWIV w/ compass and it's never let me down. Easy to mount also.
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