Last Updated on June 10, 2021
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Suunto D5 Wrist Mounted Dive Computer Black

The Suunto D5 is a mid-range recreational Dive Computer.


It's packed with up-to-date modern features. 

The Suunto D5 has many modern features that Scuba divers are now looking for.


With Bluetooth Smart connectivity, wireless Air Integration (AI) and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, this has quickly become a very popular dive computer.

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Suunto D5 Black and Lime Tank pressure
Suunto D5 black and lime Side

If you already know the Suunto D5 is for you, then click on the buttons below to buy from either The House of Scuba, or Amazon. 

Click on the link below to go to the answer to your most pressing question, or keep scrolling to read the entire article. 

Suunto D5 - Features at First Glance

Scuba with Suunto D5

Diving Made Easier

Suunto have designed the D5 dive computer with a high contrast color screen, and a 3 button menu.


Nitrox is easy to set up, and the computer is responsive regardless of depth. It's easy to change settings and view modes, and it's scratch-resistant.


Easy to Read Display

The D5 display is clear, big and bright making it easy to read.

It also boasts a LED backlight for those times of low visibility or when you find yourself night diving, exploring a wreck or deep in an underwater cave. 

Suunto D5 Range of Colors

Personalize with your Style

Suunto D5 comes with lots of color options for the strap. 

It's easy to change over the strap with the quick release system.


You can go with your favorite color, or pick something that matches your diving gear. 


The straps come in either silicone or for something completely different, there's also leather. 

Suunto D5 - Features at First Glance

Scuba with Suunto D5

Diving Made Easier

Suunto have designed the D5 dive computer with a high contrast color screen, and a 3 button menu.


Nitrox is easy to set up, and the computer is responsive regardless of depth. It's easy to change settings and view modes, and it's scratch-resistant.


Easy to Read Display

The D5 display is clear, big and bright making it easy to read.

It also boasts a LED backlight for those times of low visibility or when you find yourself night diving, exploring a wreck or deep in an underwater cave. 

Suunto D5 Range of Colors

Personalize with your Style

Suunto D5 comes with lots of color options for the strap. 

It's easy to change over the strap with the quick release system.


You can go with your favorite color, or pick something that matches your diving gear. 


The straps come in either silicone or for something completely different, there's also leather. 

Wireless and Bluetooth Smart Connectivity

Suunto D5 is for divers who are looking for a wireless air integration option on their dive computers. The D5 delivers that plus Bluetooth connectivity. 

Suunto D5 Wrist Mounted Dive Computer

Wireless Air Connectivity

Pair the D5 with the Suunto Tank Pod before diving and then receive tank pressure on your display wirelessly. 


After your dive you can review your gas consumption in the Suunto App. Reviewing your dive afterwards helps improve your future dives. 

Suunto D5 White

Pair with Suunto Tank Pod

The Suunto Tank Pod is a wireless tank pressure transmitter that lets you view your current tank pressure on the D5. 

To pair, you only need to pressurize the system, and hold the D5 close to the Tank POD for a few seconds. 

A menu will pop up on the screen showing the serial number, battery status and the tank pressure.

The Tank Pod is a robust construction and meets the most stringent European safety standards. 

Suunto Scuba Diving App

Pair with Suunto Phone App

The Suunto D5 uses Bluetooth Smart connectivity to connect with the Suunto App.

You can transfer your dive logs over Bluetooth. This will build an all-inclusive dive history, and with the location feature, every dive and adventure is always on the map.

The Suunto App is available for download from the App Store and Google Play.

Wireless and Bluetooth Smart Connectivity

Suunto D5 is for divers who are looking for a wireless air integration option on their dive computers. The D5 delivers that plus Bluetooth connectivity. 

Suunto D5 Wrist Mounted Dive Computer

Wireless Air Connectivity

Pair the D5 with the Suunto Tank Pod before diving and then receive tank pressure on your display wirelessly. 


After your dive you can review your gas consumption in the Suunto App. Reviewing your dive afterwards helps improve your future dives. 

Suunto D5 White

Pair with Suunto Tank Pod

The Suunto Tank Pod is a wireless tank pressure transmitter that lets you view your current tank pressure on the D5. 

To pair, you only need to pressurize the system, and hold the D5 close to the Tank POD for a few seconds. 

A menu will pop up on the screen showing the serial number, battery status and the tank pressure.

The Tank Pod is a robust construction and meets the most stringent European safety standards. 

Suunto Scuba Diving App

Pair with Suunto App

The Suunto D5 uses Bluetooth Smart connectivity to connect with the Suunto App.

You can transfer your dive logs over Bluetooth. This will build an all-inclusive dive history, and with the location feature, every dive and adventure is always on the map.

The Suunto App is available for download from the App Store and Google Play.

Battery, Settings and Other Features

Battery Life & Recharging

Suunto D5 has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. 

The battery is charged by connecting the Suunto D5 to a power source with the USB cable that is included. 


When fully charged, the battery provides 6 to 12 hours of diving,  or up to 6 days in time mode.


By carrying the USB cable and a power bank with you, you always have the power you need for your dives.


Suunto D5 Watch Sized Dive Computer

Big Watch Sized Dive Computer

The D5 dive computer has watch functionality but it is big.

The watch functions include time and date, 1 daily alarm, a dual time function and a timer. 

D5 measurements are: 53 x 53 x 16.3 mm / 2.09 x 2.09 x 0.64 inches.

Suunto D5 Featured Image

Basic Functions

The Suunto D5 has Nitrox (and Air), Free dive and Gauge modes. 

Suunto D5 allows gas changes during a dive between up to 3 gases. 

It also has a tilt-compensated built-in compass with a compass rose needle. The compass has a bearing lock with direction indicator.  

Suunto D5 Specifications

General

Bezel - Stainless Steel

Glass - Mineral Crystal

Case -  Reinforced Composite

Strap - Silicon

Logbook

Sampling Raes - Scuba 10s, Freedive 1s

Logbook Bookmarks - Yes

Logbook History - 200h or 400 dives whichever comes first


Basic

Maximum Depth (EN 13319) - 100 meters

Dive Time - 0 to 999 min

Surface Time - 0 to 100 hours

Altitude Adjustment - Yes, Manual

Free Diving

Dive Depth & Time Alarms

Freedive Day History & Total History

Dive Number - Yes

Surface Time Notify - Yes

Video - Suunto D5 Dive Computer

Battery, Settings and Other Features

Battery Life & Recharging

Suunto D5 has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. 

The battery is charged by connecting the Suunto D5 to a power source with the USB cable that is included. 


When fully charged, the battery provides 6 - 12 hours of diving,  or up to 6 days in time mode.


By carrying the USB cable and a power bank with you, you always have the power you need for your dives.


Suunto D5 Watch Sized Dive Computer

Big Watch Sized Dive Computer

The D5 dive computer has watch functionality but it is big.

The watch functions include time and date, 1 daily alarm, a dual time function and a timer. 

D5 measurements are: 53 x 53 x 16.3 mm / 2.09 x 2.09 x 0.64 inches.

Suunto D5 Dive Computer black and lime

Basic Functions

The Suunto D5 has Nitrox (and Air), Free dive and Gauge modes. 

Suunto D5 allows gas changes during a dive between up to 3 gases. 

It also has a tilt-compensated built-in compass with a compass rose needle. The compass has a bearing lock with direction indicator.  

The Conclusion

The Suunto D5 is a very adaptable dive computer that will suit most divers.

The Bluetooth Smart pairing saves time by automatically uploading dive logs to your mobile phone so you're always up to date with your dive logs. 

When paired with the Suunto Tank POD it will provide accurate readings of the gas time remaining, and has clear color coding for indicating the gas levels remaining.  There is a 'low in gas' warning so that you have enough time for a safe ascent.

The D5 comes in 4 basic colors, white, black and lime, black with steel bezel, and all black. 

Suunto D5 White-front-view-compass
Suunto D5 Black with stainless
Suunto D5 Black and Lime Tank pressure
Suunto D5 All Black

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