Failed to receive the answer (from Suunto Vyper Air)
Henrik Brautaset Aronsen
subsurface at henrik.synth.no
Tue Jun 19 12:16:29 PDT 2012
On 19.06.12 21:04, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 12:00 PM, Jef Driesen <jefdriesen at telenet.be> wrote:
>> The most common error is that people forget to activate the PC mode on the
>> dive computer. But let's assume that's not the case here :-)
> The Vyper Air activates automatically when you connect it. It's only
> some older Suunto's that you need to go into PC mode manually (eg
> Gekko or the old original Vyper, I think).
Not only old ones, the Zoop needs to be put in PC mode manually as well.
> If the Vyper Air doesn't even go into "Data Transfer" mode, then that
> means that the connector is not even seeing power. Which easily
> happens with a wet connector or badly placed connector, of course.
The same happens with my HelO2, exactly as you describe it: If the
computer is wet or is having a bad day, I need to invoke higher (or
lower) powers to make the "Data Transfer" text pop up on the display.
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