Care and maintenance of my suunto diving computer – SUUNTO Zoop User Manual
5. CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF MY SUUNTO DIVING
The SUUNTO dive computer is a sophisticated precision instrument. Although it is
designed to withstand the rigors of scuba diving, you must treat it with the same proper
care and caution as any other precision instrument.
• WATER CONTACTS AND PUSH BUTTONS
Contamination or dirt on the water contacts/connector or push buttons may
prevent the automatic activation of the Dive Mode and cause problems during the
data transfer. Therefore, it is important that the water contacts and push buttons
are kept clean. If the water contacts are active (AC text remains on display) or the
Dive Mode activates on its own, the reason for this is probably contamination or
invisible marine growth, which may create an electric current between the con-
tacts. It is important that the dive computer is carefully washed in fresh water after
the day’s diving is completed. The contacts can be cleaned with fresh water and,
if necessary, a mild detergent and a soft brush. Sometimes it might be necessary
to remove the instrument from the protective boot for cleaning.
• CARE OF YOUR DIVE COMPUTER
• NEVER try to open the case of the dive computer.
• Have your dive computer serviced every two years or after 200 dives (which-
ever comes first) by an authorized dealer or distributor. This service will include
a general operational check, replacement of the battery, and water resistance
check. The service requires special tools and training. Therefore, it is advisable