Reply to post: Re: Isn't that what the watches with the numbered bezels are for?

Suunto settles scary scuba screwup for $50m: 'Faulty' dive computer hardware and software put explorers in peril

Triggerfish

Re: Isn't that what the watches with the numbered bezels are for?

Those bezels are a hangover from old school I think. Before dive comps and so on, when you worked out your dive plan and profile by hand and lookup tables, wrote it on a slate and that was basically your stopwatch.

Rotating the bezel meant you could align it with where the hand was currently

A Dive computer basically does all of the above, plus more, (depending on the model).

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