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Time Drift?

Discussion in 'Shearwater Research' started by tursiops, Mar 11, 2019.

  1. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    My Teric loses about 1s per day. That seems to be within the specs of 1 minute/month, but never the less, it is irritating. Several of my older computers are much better than that.

    The Teric manual, p58, says:
    The Teric uses a highly accurate quartz crystal for time keeping. Expected drift is about 1 minute per month. If you notice drift, it is easily corrected in the Settings > Watch menu.

    Does this just mean to reset the time, or is there actually a drift correction I am missing?
     
  2. _Ralph

    _Ralph Barracuda

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    better than the liquivision which would be off by a few minutes on a dive ... yet touted as having the most correct crystal for the timing circuits .... (once you calibrate it I assume)

    _R
     
  3. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    No response from Shearwater?
     
  4. Jay

    Jay Need to dive more!

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    I'll see what my puppy does over the next week.
     
  5. Jay

    Jay Need to dive more!

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    I'm just under 0.5sec/day. Compared it to iMac clock. What did you use as a comparison base?
     
  6. Coconut Monkey

    Coconut Monkey Angel Fish

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    Interesting since i am currently considering buying a Perdix or a Teric...:idk:
     
  7. Jay

    Jay Need to dive more!

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    I'm 0.476 seconds/day
     
  8. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    My comparison is to GPS satellite time.
     
  9. broncobowsher

    broncobowsher Solo Diver

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    sync when connecting to a computer, check.
    problem fixed.
     
  10. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Perdix, yes. Not yet on the Teric.
     
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