Oceanic Veo 180

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Oceanic Veo 180

Postby craycatcher » Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:47 am

Hi
Looking at this dive computer any thoughts or advice would be appriciated
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Re: Oceanic Veo 180

Postby binklebonk » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:47 pm

Looks fine if all you need is a basic nitrox computer.

How much are you being offered it at?
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Re: Oceanic Veo 180

Postby somethin fishy » Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:57 pm

I would not touch it with a barge pole. I had one which was replaced four times, after a while they keep showing low battery and turning themselves off, even with new batteries.

When it worked it was great though.

I now have a Sherwood Wisdom 2 and love it.
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Re: Oceanic Veo 180

Postby craycatcher » Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:51 pm

binklebonk wrote:Looks fine if all you need is a basic nitrox computer.

How much are you being offered it at?


$385 brand new from states including shiping etc
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Re: Oceanic Veo 180

Postby binklebonk » Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:24 am

Seems an ok price....

With any computer there are occasionally batches that come through production with defects, which is what Andy's experience reflects. Make sure the online shop has a return policy that will allow you to get a replacement if needed. Those units will not be repairable if a depth sensor or screen problem arises.

If you buy it from Leisure pro you will get it incl shipping etc for $310 8)

http://www.leisurepro.com/Prod/OCNV18W.html

They are very good to deal with, I've bought quite a few things from them.
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Re: Oceanic Veo 180

Postby mattoau » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:30 pm

I've currently got three Veos sat on the counter at work for repair??? Two have a common problem whereby the battery goes flat too quickly. The third has a deformed battery compartment cover, probably from heat / direct sunlight, which is also a common problem.

Oceanic make some good dive gear, computers are not one of them.
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