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  • Page 3: Safety Considerations

    SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS You must carefully read and understand this entire manual before using your Galileo. Diving has many inherent risks. Even if you follow the instructions of this manual in a careful manner, it is still possible that you may be seriously injured or die from decompression sickness, oxygen toxicity or some other inherent risk of scuba diving with Nitrox or compressed air.
  • Page 4: Gauge Mode, Safety Stop Timer, Ppo

    Important notice to individuals with pacemakers, defi brillators or other implanted electronic devices. Individuals who have a pacemaker use the UWATEC Galileo dive computer at their own risk. Before starting use, we recommend a maximal exercise stress test under a doctor’s supervision. The test is to ensure the safety and reliability of the simultaneous use of the pacemaker and the Galileo dive computer.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    This manual provides you easy access to UWATEC state of the art technology and Galileo’s key features and functions. Should you wish to know more about SCUBAPRO UWATEC diving equipment, please visit our website www.scubapro-uwatec.com.
  • Page 6 Digital compass ..................22 2.4.1 Using the compass on the surface ...........22 2.4.2 Setting the auto-off time ............23 2.4.3 Setting the declination ..............23 Altimeter ....................23 Warning settings ..................24 2.6.1 Maximum depth ...............25 2.6.2 CNS O =75%................25 2.6.3 No-stop = 2 minutes ..............26 2.6.4 Entering decompression ............27 2.6.5...
  • Page 7 3.2.5 RBT = 0 minutes ..............46 3.2.6 Low battery ................47 Display information ..................48 3.3.1 Description of entries ...............49 3.3.2 CLASSIC screen confi guration ..........51 3.3.3 LIGHT screen confi guration ............51 3.3.4 FULL screen confi guration ............52 Special functions common to CLASSIC, LIGHT and FULL confi gurations ..53 3.4.1 Accessing and using the digital compass .........53 3.4.2...
  • Page 8: Introduction To Galileo

    Polar and UWATEC. Heart rate can be called up on the display at any point of the dive. Dive profi le and heart rate curve are stored in Galileo’s memory for later analysis.
  • Page 9: Glossary

    Microbubble. Microbubbles are tiny bubbles that can build up in a diver’s body during and after a dive. MB level One of the six steps, or levels, in UWATEC’s customizable algorithm. Maximum Operating Depth. This is the depth at which the partial pressure of oxygen (ppO ) reaches the maximum allowed level (ppO max).
  • Page 10 1. Introduction to Galileo Remaining Bottom Time, it is the time that a diver can spend at the current depth before having to ascend in order to reach the surface with the set tank reserve. The RBT accounts for all existing (if present) and upcoming decompression obligations.
  • Page 11: Operating Modes

    1. Introduction to Galileo Operating modes heart rate (see section 2.9.5), the current temperature, the altitude class (in form of a The functions of the Galileo computer stylized mountain, see section 3.6) and the can be grouped into three categories, battery capacity;...
  • Page 12: Altitude Alarm After A Dive

    1. Introduction to Galileo inside the cabin of an airplane could cause No-dive warning after decompression sickness, as calculated by a dive the decompression model in the computer. If Galileo detects a situation of increased risk (due to the potential of microbubble ! WARNING accumulation from previous dives or a Flying while Galileo displays NO FLY can...
  • Page 13: Replaceable Battery

    SCUBAPRO UWATEC dealer. The display - Serious injury or death may result if a diver alerts you of the status of the battery. This does not seek immediate treatment should...
  • Page 14: Screen Confi Guration Options

    1. Introduction to Galileo ! WARNING Starting a dive when the REPLACE BATTERY message is displayed can cause the computer to fail during the dive. Replace the battery as soon as you notice this message. Low battery situations during a dive are described in section 3.2.6.
  • Page 15: Button Operation

    (see via patented interference-free communication defi nition in glossary in section 1.1). from up to 4 UWATEC Smart high pressure The abbreviated description on the display transmitters. Each transmitter needs to be under each button refers to its function mounted on a high pressure port of a fi...
  • Page 16 1. Introduction to Galileo has to be established. This step has to be complete the operation, press and hold performed only once for each transmitter the right button and Galileo will show the or when the battery in the transmitter is message PAIRING CANCELLED.
  • Page 17: Gas Summary Table

    Galileo, and you can also see your buddy’s tank pressure during the dive, in case he To don the T31 transmitter proceed as or she also utilizes an UWATEC Smart follows: transmitter. In order to give you a quick - Attach one end of the transmitter to the overview of the situation, Galileo features elastic strap.
  • Page 18: Turning Off Galileo

    1. Introduction to Galileo strap around your chest, just below the chest muscles, and buckle the strap to the transmitter. - When using a dry suit, lift the transmitter off your chest and moisten the two grooved areas on the back. - Check that the electrode areas are fi...
  • Page 19: Menus, Settings And Functions

    2. Menus, settings and functions MENUS, SETTINGS AND FUNCTIONS Galileo’s menus allow you to access functions or to change settings. To access the main menu press MENU. From here, you can scroll through the entire list by pressing the “ ” (left button) or “...
  • Page 20: Main Menu Description

    2. Menus, settings and functions Main menu description Press MENU to view the list of menus. To enter any menu, scroll up or down the list via the “ ” or “ ” buttons until the highlighted bar covers your menu of interest, then press ENTR to confi...
  • Page 21: Dive Settings

    2. Menus, settings and functions Please refer to section 3.7.1 for instructions on setting the oxygen concentration for tanks T2 and TD. 2.3.2 Gauge mode (default: OFF) Upon entering this menu, the words ON or OFF will be highlighted on the screen, indicating whether the gauge mode is active (ON) or inactive (OFF).
  • Page 22: Ppo 2 Max

    2. Menus, settings and functions 2.3.4 ppO max (default: 1.4bar) ! WARNING The value of ppO max determines your Setting the ppO max value to OFF can result MOD based on your oxygen mix. You can in exposure to high levels of oxygen partial set this value between 1.2bar and 1.6bar pressure and can result in serious injury or or OFF.
  • Page 23: Desaturation Reset

    2. Menus, settings and functions measurement of approx 3% (i.e. at a depth NOTE: of 30m/100ft, a computer set to salt water Removing and replacing the battery will show 29m/97ft in fresh water whereas will not reset the desaturation. Galileo a computer set to fresh water will show stores tissue saturation information 31m/103ft in salt water).
  • Page 24: Pmg

    2. Menus, settings and functions setting the ALL-SILENT to ON. To enter Digital compass the code, use the + and - buttons to defi ne Galileo has a tilt-compensated digital the fi rst digit (3), then press >> to confi rm compass which can be used at almost it.
  • Page 25: Setting The Auto-off Time

    2. Menus, settings and functions 2.4.3 Setting the declination (default: 0 degrees) Depending on the exact location on the planet, there can be a deviation between true North and magnetic North. Any compass will always show magnetic North, so via this menu you can set a value for the so-called declination that will make the compass show true North instead.
  • Page 26: Warning Settings

    2. Menus, settings and functions To set the altitude, fi rst press ADJ to enter the ADJUST ALTITUDE menu. Once inside this menu, use the + or - buttons until you reach the desired value. Each time you press + or -, the displayed altitude will change in 10m/50ft increments.
  • Page 27: Maximum Depth

    2. Menus, settings and functions - For the LIGHT confi guration, the current ! WARNING depth is displayed in inverted colors (white on a black background) and will Galileo also features alarms. Alarms differ from remain so until the diver ascends above warnings in that they cannot be turned off, and the set depth.
  • Page 28: No-stop = 2 Minutes

    2. Menus, settings and functions During the dive, if the calculated CNS O - For the FULL confi guration, the CNS O value reaches 75% and the warning is is shown in inverted colors (white on set to either VISUAL or BOTH, Galileo black background).
  • Page 29: Entering Decompression

    2. Menus, settings and functions VISUAL or BOTH, Galileo will show the message NO STOP = 2 MINUTES on the display for 12 seconds. The following fi gures show the actual display in the various dive confi gurations (CLASSIC, LIGHT and FULL). During the dive, if you are about to enter decompression and the warning is set to either VISUAL or BOTH, Galileo will show...
  • Page 30: Tank Pressure

    2. Menus, settings and functions colors (white on a black background). The following fi gures show the actual display in the various dive confi gurations (CLASSIC, LIGHT and FULL). During the dive, if the dive time reaches half the value of the set dive time and the warning is set to either VISUAL or BOTH, Galileo will show the message TURN-AROUND TIME on the display for 12 seconds.
  • Page 31: Rbt = 3 Minutes

    2. Menus, settings and functions During the dive, if the tank pressure reaches the value set in the menu and the warning is set to either VISUAL or BOTH, Galileo will show the message “value” BAR (or PSI) REACHED on the display for 12 seconds. The following fi...
  • Page 32: Pressure Signal

    2. Menus, settings and functions See section 3.5 for more information on MB ! WARNING level diving. If RBT drops to 3 minutes or less, you may not have enough gas supply to complete a safe ascent. Start ascending when you see this warning.
  • Page 33: Mb Level Reduced

    2. Menus, settings and functions MB level. You can set Galileo to warn you when this happens. During the dive, if you ascend shallower than a suggested MB stop depth and the warning is set to either VISUAL or BOTH, During the dive, if you ascend more than Galileo will show the message MB STOP 1.5m/5ft above a suggested MB stop depth...
  • Page 34: L0 No-stop Time = 2 Minutes When Diving An Mb Level

    2. Menus, settings and functions 2.6.12 L0 no-stop time = 2 minutes as alternate information). You can choose to when diving an MB level have Galileo warn you when you are about to enter a decompression obligation while diving When diving with an MB level higher than L0, with an active MB level higher than L0.
  • Page 35: Wake-up Alarm

    2. Menus, settings and functions 2.7.1 Wake-up alarm The range of the UTC setting is between -13hours and +13 hours in 15 minute increments. Other settings This menu allows you to set a wake-up alarm. The time of the alarm is shown in the format specifi...
  • Page 36 2. Menus, settings and functions you can set the sensitivity of the workload surface. On the other hand, if you carry calculation to changes in breathing pattern additional tanks with you (TD and/or T2), (if WORKLOAD is set to anything other given the additional gas you can choose than HEART, see section 2.9.5) and you for RBT = 0 minutes to be a warning only,...
  • Page 37: Backlight Duration

    2. Menus, settings and functions 2.8.4 Display contrast This menu allows you to change the contrast of the display to adapt to various levels of light conditions. Upon entering this menu, a sliding bar appears across the display. Use the “ ” and “ ” buttons to set your preferred contrast level.
  • Page 38: Revert To Factory Settings

    2. Menus, settings and functions NOTE: NOTE: If the water contacts are turned off Reverting to factory settings does and you fail to turn on the computer not cancel existing transmitter pairing manually, computer will still information nor does it cancel owner activate by itself within one minute and emergency information.
  • Page 39: Start-up Picture

    System and the brain being unaffected, while others like the muscles receiving up to ten times more blood than at rest. 2.9.3 Start-up picture UWATEC introduced workload-induced (default: Galileo logo) decompression algorithm compensation in Galileo allows you to choose a picture 1995 with the Aladin Air X dive computer.
  • Page 40 OFF completely. If you turn memory), or if you prefer to have it OFF. it OFF, Galileo will behave like an UWATEC Aladin PRIME dive computer. If WL is set to HEART or ALWAYS...
  • Page 41: Owner Information

    For more information about heart rate button. Once you are in picture viewing technology please visit mode, use the “<<” and “>>” buttons to www.scubapro-uwatec.com scroll through the pictures. With the EXIT and www.polar.fi . button you can return to the time of day display.
  • Page 42: Planning A No-stop Dive

    2. Menus, settings and functions If there is remaining desaturation on the computer at the time of starting the dive planner, the text ADD. SURF. INT. appears on the display. This allows you to defi ne an additional surface interval to what has already elapsed since the end of the last dive.
  • Page 43 2. Menus, settings and functions on the display. You can reach the logbook from the main menu or by pressing the LOG button from the time of day display. The second page shows the depth and the temperature profi les. Pressing >> brings you to the third page of the log.
  • Page 44: Diving With Galileo

    3. Diving with Galileo The fi fth page shows the MB level with DIVING WITH GALILEO which the dive was started and, if there was an MB level reduction, what the fi nal Nitrox MB level was. It also shows the average heart rate (if available), the altitude class, Nitrox is the term used to describe breathing the lowest battery level during the dive and...
  • Page 45: Alarms

    3. Diving with Galileo higher there is risk of long exposure 3. CNS O =100% effects, and consequently Galileo will 4. Missed decompression stop activate an alarm when this level of 5. RBT = 0 minutes CNS O is reached. Galileo can also 6.
  • Page 46: Mod/ppo

    3. Diving with Galileo Along these lines, Galileo employs a variable ideal ascent rate: its value ranges between 7 and 20m/min and the actual breakdown by depth range is listed in the table below. depth <6 <12 <18 <23 <27 <31 <35 <39 <44 <50 >50 speed (m/min)
  • Page 47: Cns O 2 = 100

    3. Diving with Galileo 4-second intervals. In addition, the current depth is shown in inverted colors (white on a black background) and in the lower left corner MOD and the value of the MOD are displayed, also in inverted colors. Alternate information is accessible as described in section 3.3.2, but after 5 seconds the inverted MOD is again shown.
  • Page 48: Missed Decompression Stop

    3. Diving with Galileo above the prescribed stop depth. The audible signal persists until the diver descends to the prescribed depth or deeper. In FULL confi guration, the alarm message CNS O = 100% is displayed in place of the no-stop or decompression information for 12 seconds and during this time the In FULL confi...
  • Page 49: Low Battery

    3. Diving with Galileo for 12 seconds and during this time the ! WARNING audible signal goes off. In addition, the RBT information is displayed in inverted colors If the RBT drops to 0 minutes, your gas supply (white on a black background). The audible is dangerously low and you may not be able signal does not stop unless the RBT grows to to complete a safe ascent.
  • Page 50: Display Information

    3. Diving with Galileo In a LOW BATTERY situation, the message is displayed at the bottom of the screen in 4-second intervals. In LIGHT screen confi guration, display switches CLASSIC to allow for all the relevant information to be shown. In addition to monitoring the status of its own battery, Galileo also monitors the status of the battery in transmitters T1, T2...
  • Page 51: Description Of Entries

    Galileo displays the message SWITCHING the Smart transmitter. The Smart transmitter TO GAUGE. has a range of 1.5m/5ft. Unlike other UWATEC gas integrated dive computers, No-stop time: calculated in real time and this value is not temperature compensated. updated every 0.5 seconds. Maximum...
  • Page 52 Galileo tracks the Buddy tank pressure: if your dive buddy offgassing of your tissues. also uses an UWATEC Smart transmitter, you can pair its signal to the BUDDY tank Tank pressure bar graph: In CLASSIC designation in your Galileo.
  • Page 53: Classic Screen Confi Guration

    (BOOK) resets and restarts it, whether it is showing on the display or not. This screen confi guration presents dive 3.3.3 LIGHT screen confi guration parameter information in a classic UWATEC arrangement. More specifi cally, the following information is displayed: - current depth...
  • Page 54: Full Screen Confi Guration

    3. Diving with Galileo support diving with more than one gas - buddy tank pressure (only if BUDDY mixture. If you set the screen confi guration tank designation has been paired, see to LIGHT and then program more than one section 1.11) gas, Galileo will automatically switch to the - (active MB level if different than L0)
  • Page 55: Special Functions Common To Classic, Light And Full Confi Gurations

    3. Diving with Galileo - RBT and hold of the right button from the - time of day compass display returns to the computer - stopwatch display. This also happens after the set auto- - active MB level off time defi ned in section 2.4.2. - temperature - heart rate NOTE:...
  • Page 56: Setting Bookmarks

    3. Diving with Galileo set bearings are kept in the profi le memory and can be viewed with SmartTRAK after downloading the dive to a PC. If you have set a reference bearing, arrows will appear to the left or to the right of the numeric bearing indication, to show you in which direction you should turn in order to match the set bearing.
  • Page 57: Viewing Dive Profi Le, Individual Compartment Saturation And Pictures

    3. Diving with Galileo 3.4.4 Viewing dive profi le, individual compartment saturation and pictures You can view your dive profi le by pressing and holding the middle button (marked MORE). The screen will show a graphic representation of your dive profi le together with a line representing either your possible direct ascent (if in no-stop mode) or your decompression profi...
  • Page 58: Activating The Backlight

    MORE while a picture is blood circulation. Galileo has been equipped showing, the next picture in the memory with an enhanced UWATEC algorithm, sequence of Galileo will be called up. Each named ZH-L8 ADT MB, to reduce the picture stays on the screen for a maximum formation of these microbubbles.
  • Page 59: Mb Glossary

    Reduced level stop: decompression stop as requested by new active MB level, after an MB level reduction has taken place due to violation of level stop requirement. ZH-L8 ADT: UWATEC’s adaptive 8-tissue algorithm. ZH-L8 ADT MB: UWATEC’s adaptive 8-tissue algorithm with MB levels (added...
  • Page 60: Display Information

    3. Diving with Galileo 3.5.2 Display information When diving with an MB level other than L0, Galileo still carries out all calculations relating to L0 in the background. To understand the relation between set MB level and the underlying L0 calculation and how the information appears on the display, we shall use the example of a dive with MB L3 set in the dive computer.
  • Page 61: Cascading Mb Levels

    3. Diving with Galileo at L4 but decide not to carry out all the required L4 stops, you can cascade down through L3, L2, L1 all the way to L0. Only decompression stops relating to L0 are mandatory and must be respected at all times, whereas the level stops calculated by the MB levels are recommended but not mandatory.
  • Page 62: Prohibited Altitude

    3. Diving with Galileo - class 1: from approximately 1000m/3300ft to approximately 2000m/6600ft (switch point at 815mbar); - class 2: from approximately 2000m/6600ft to approximately 3000m/10000ft (switch point at 725mbar); - class 3: from approximately 3000m/10000ft to approximately 4000m/13300ft (switch point at 3.6.1 Prohibited altitude 610mbar);...
  • Page 63: Diving With More Than One Gas Mixture

    fi nish the dive using each tank if the corresponding fi rst stage only the gas mixture that you are currently regulator is equipped with an UWATEC breathing from, so that you can be prepared Smart transmitter, paired as described in the event that something did not work as in section 1.11.
  • Page 64: Gas Summary Table

    3. Diving with Galileo While TANK is highlighted, use the - and - Galileo does not allow MODs of + buttons to choose the tank for which different gases to be less than you want to set the oxygen concentration. 3m/10ft apart.
  • Page 65: Deco Summary Table

    3. Diving with Galileo (marked MORE). The gas summary table The deco summary table stays on the stays on the display for a maximum of display for a maximum of 12 seconds, after 12 seconds, after which Galileo reverts to which Galileo reverts to the regular computer the regular computer display.
  • Page 66: Special Situations

    3. Diving with Galileo than the MOD for the current gas, or if for instance you have run out of gas in TD during the decompression. At this point you can manually initiate the gas switch by pressing and holding the left button. Galileo will display the message SWITCH TO GAS T1 (or whichever is next in the sequence) and its MOD.
  • Page 67: Rbt When Diving With More Than One Gas Mixture

    3. Diving with Galileo 3.7.5.4 Manual gas switch at a depth deeper than its MOD There may be situations in which you have no other choice but to switch to a different gas mixture although you are below the MOD for that mixture. Galileo does not prevent you from doing this, but the MOD alarm will immediately go off.
  • Page 68: Logbook For Dives With More Than One Gas Mixture

    3. Diving with Galileo - If you are breathing from TD, the RBT is only switch to gauge mode if the computer for the decompression calculation that is completely desaturated. All audible and is actually displayed on the computer visual alarms, other than the low battery screen.
  • Page 69 3. Diving with Galileo - in case of an ascent: ascent speed (in Upon pressing and holding the right button m/min or ft/min) in the position of the (marked LIGHT), the digital compass display temperature. is called up. In addition to the compass information, this display will also show the depth and the dive time.
  • Page 70: Button Function Overview

    3. Diving with Galileo Button function overview LEFT BUTTON MIDDLE BUTTON RIGHT BUTTON Press Press and Press Press and Press Press and hold hold hold Set bookmark (Start gas switch, Access alternate fi eld. Access alternate display. Activate Access and reset PMG only) In sequence: In sequence (press):...
  • Page 71: Galileo And Smarttrak (pc Interface)

    SmartTRAK is the software that allows Galileo to communicate with a Windows-based PC. For more information on other platforms (Macintosh, Palm, PocketPC) please visit www.scubapro-uwatec.com. SmartTRAK serves fi ve purposes: - Changing settings: all the settings described in Chapter 2 can be set directly from the PC.
  • Page 72: Changing Settings

    4. Galileo and SmartTRAK (PC interface) Changing settings You can change and review all the settings described in Chapter 2 from the comfort of your PC. The PC software allows you to see the entire array of settings at once, instead of individually on Galileo, and to make changes more rapidly.
  • Page 73: Downloading Dives And Organizing Your Logbook

    4. Galileo and SmartTRAK (PC interface) Downloading dives and organizing your logbook Galileo’s memory allows you to store approximately 100 hours of dive profi le information in 4 second sampling intervals. With SmartTRAK you can transfer this information to the PC in order to visualize and analyze your dives on the monitor.
  • Page 74: Uploading Pictures

    4. Galileo and SmartTRAK (PC interface) You can choose between transferring all dives or new dives only (default setting) from Galileo’s memory. If you choose to transfer new dives only, SmartTRAK will only transfer dives that are more recent than the most recent dive already saved in the PC logbook. Once the data is downloaded, a window will show you a summary table of all dives;...
  • Page 75: Uploading Languages

    To install a new language onto Galileo, download the language from the SCUBAPRO UWATEC website to your PC. Using SmartTRAK, locate the language fi le on your hard drive, then import it by clicking on the IMPORT button and press the arrow to transfer it to Galileo.
  • Page 76: Taking Care Of Galileo

    100m. Resolution in should be serviced by an authorized ft is always 1ft. Accuracy is within 2% SCUBAPRO UWATEC dealer every other ±0.2m/1ft. year or after 200 dives (whichever comes Decompression calculation range: 0.8m fi...
  • Page 77: Replacing The Battery In Galileo

    (PN 06.202.693). The o-ring is provided - Do not dry it with anything other than a with the UWATEC battery kit for Galileo soft towel. Mishandling may damage the (PN 06.202.872). When replacing the...
  • Page 78: Replacing The Battery In The Smart Transmitter

    We recommend having the battery of the transmitter for further dives. Take it to an transmitter replaced authorized authorized SCUBAPRO UWATEC dealer to be SCUBAPRO UWATEC dealer. The change must checked. be made with particular care in order to prevent water from seeping in. The warranty 7.
  • Page 79: Warranty

    The warranty only covers dive computers which have been bought from an authorized SCUBAPRO UWATEC Dealer. Repairs or replacements during the warranty period do not extend the warranty period itself. Excluded from warranty coverage are faults...
  • Page 80: Index

    5. Taking care of Galileo Index Active backlight 35, 56 Pictures 39, 55, 72 7, 22, 61 Alarm clock Alarms pp O 7, 20, 42, 44 All-silent mode Predictive Multi Gas 22, 61 7, 29, 33, 46, 49 Altimeter Residual nitrogen bar Ascent rate Ascent rate bar graph Revert to factory settings...

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