• Saturday , 18 November 2017

Oceanic GEO 2.0 Review. Small on Price Huge on Features

The Oceanic Geo 2.0 is simple enough for any level of diver while at the same time being sophisticated enough to handle any diving environment. The following is an Oceanic Geo 2 Review. To purchase the Geo or check the current price use THIS LINK.

The Geo 2.0 is a feature packed all round wrist dive computer. It features Oceanic’s Dual Algorithm. The Algorithm allows you to chose your own decompression settings allowing you a more liberal or conservative dive profile. The Geo 2 also incorporates deep stops into your profile if you choose and it has the ability to cater to two separate nitrox mixes.

Oceanic GEO 2.0 Features

Oceanic Geo 2.0 Review

  • Powered by a Dual Algorithm that is exclusive to Oceanic computers – Your can choose between between Pelagic DSAT (Spencer/Powell data basis) or Pelagic Z+ (Buhlmann ZHL-16C data basis) algorithms.
  • Four separate modes of operation. Gauge Mode with timer, Free Dive, Norm for use with Air or Nirox and Watch Mode.
  • Two Nitrox Mixes allowing 100% O2 each.
  • Stop time with display for seconds and minutes.
  • Optional deep stops which include countdown timer.
  • Updateable firmware allows you to get future upgrades to the computer without replacing it.
  • Dive History mode and on-board logbook of last 24 dives. Option PC interface available to download additional dives for logbook purpose.

The Geo 2.0 does not include air integration or a digital compass. For these features read our Oceanic OCi Review.

Geo 2.0 Best Bits

The Geo is priced at a point to make it suitable for any entry level diver while it has enough features to suit advanced divers as well. This unit will grow with a divers activities from open water, advanced diving with nitrox and decompression diving as well.

The Dual Algorithm which is exclusive to Oceanic computers gives the diver an opportunity to select which algorithm suits them as an individual. This choice allows one to dive to a profile that is best suited to one’s own diving style, experience level or physical needs. This is often an underrated safety feature.

The Oceanic Geo 2.0 is a personal favorite while traveling abroad. It is an attractive and stylish computer that can be easily worn as an every day wrist watch. It is available in white and titanium with a slate or a blue trim.

Geo 2 Negatives

There has been some criticism among online reviewers that the Oceanic Geo 2 is difficult to use at first. Some users have complained that the user manual is not clear or simple enough to understand. If you have access to a local diveshop ask the staff to give you a demonstration. There are also a number of videos of the Geo 2.0 on YouTube.

Oceanic Geo 2 Review Conclusion

Overall the Geo 2 is one of the most outstanding dive computers in it’s price range. If you are looking for a small budget, feature rich wrist computer and are not interested in wireless air integration or a digital compass the Geo 2.0 should definitely be at the top of your list.

View the latest prices for the Oceanic Geo 2.0 through this link.

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