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How to replace the battery off a Suunto Dive Computer

by Corné Ligtermoet
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Most dive computers have user replaceable batteries and Suunto dive computers are no exception. So how to replace the battery off a Suunto Dive Computer? In this article/video we are gonna show you how.  This how to applies to all big display computers of Suunto’s latest generation which are the Suunto Zoop Novo and Suunto Vyper Novo.

What do you need?!

First of all you’ll need the official Suunto Battery kit for the Zoop Novo and the vyper novo, it cost around the $ 10,95 and is available on amazon. In the battery kit you will find a o-ring, the CR2450 battery and three new torx T7 screws.

Replacing the battery of suunto dive computerReplacing the battery of suunto dive computerThe tools you’ll need:

  • Torx T7 Screwdriver
  • Flat Screwdriver
  • Pincet

What to do?!

The battery change of a Suunto Zoop Novo or a Suunto Vyper Novo is really easy and everyone can do it. First of all clean out your desk. You will be working with small parts and it prevents any dust or hair getting into the housing of the dive computer.  When thats sorted start unscrewing the 3 torx screws on the back of the dive computer. After unscrewing the screws you can pop open the lit with the flat screw driver.

Replacing the battery of suunto dive computerReplacing the battery of suunto dive computerWhen the Suunto Zoop Novo is open you will look right into the inner parts of the computer. In the middle you will find the battery surrounded by the o-ring. Take them out with the pincet and throw them away, this prevents you from mistaking the old parts for the new parts. Now open the battery kit and take out the new o-ring. With the pincet you can place it into the computer. The O-ring already have some grease on it so no need to put extra on it. You do want to check for hairs and dust so the o-ring can make a full seal. When the O-ring is in you can put the new CR2450 battery in with the pincet.

Once the battery and the o-ring are in, it is time to put the litt back on. It only fits in one way so there is no way to do this wrong.

Replacing the battery of suunto dive computerWhen you have the litt on you can use a little bit of pressure until you hear a click. Keep pressing on the litt until all screws are all the way in. Turn the screws until they’r hand tight which is more than enough.

As you can see the battery change of a Suunto Zoop Novo or Suunto Vyper Novo is really easy and everybody can do it with some help.

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