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What happens if a battery compartment floods?

Discussion in 'Shearwater Research' started by Texasguy, Jul 25, 2017.

  1. Lorenzoid

    Lorenzoid idling in neutral buoyancy ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Atlanta, USA
    My wife's Petrel battery compartment flooded, and the screen blanked before the dive was over. Apparently my wife had knocked the edge of the computer, where the battery cap is, against a rock or something. She hadn't even noticed when it happened. But upon inspection, sure enough there was a nick on the edge. Shearwater had to replace the entire case.
  2. RayfromTX

    RayfromTX Student Of Gas Mixology Staff Member ScubaBoard Sponsor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Hill Country of Central TX
    I don't remember. Was it your thread a few months back about this?
    Lorenzoid likes this.

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