Suunto DM5 Format changed

Rainer Mohr mail at
Fri May 29 14:01:48 PDT 2015

Hi Linus,

Blob attached as file. According to the DM4.db file it was recorded from 
a zoop.
Could be though, that they adapted the format to the EON Steel data.


Am 29.05.15 um 22:56 schrieb Linus Torvalds:
> On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 1:45 PM, Rainer Mohr <mail at> wrote:
>> Anyone have an idea how to read this new data? I'm curretly completely
>> lost...
> Mind extracting just that blob for me, so I don't have to do the db thing?
> I've been expecting Suunto to change their DB format, because quite
> frankly their old format was not good for the EON steel. I think it
> did temperatures in whole degrees C, for example, but the EON steel
> reports them in tenths of degrees etc.
> So if I was a Suunto engineer, I'd try to make the samplebob look more
> like what the EON steel reports, which is much more complex but also
> much more generic.
> No promises, but if it looks like the EON steel sample data, I suspect
> I can recognize the patterns.
>                  Linus

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