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Image

Price

Rating

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SHERWOOD
Wisdom 3
OUR TOP PICK

SHERWOOD SCUBA Wisdom3 Air Integrated Dive Computer with Quick Disconnect and Compass

4.8  /5

SHERWOOD
Vision
BEST VALUE

Sherwood Vision Dive Computer

4.8  /5

SHERWOOD
Amphos

Sherwood Amphos Wrist Computer

4.6  /5

SHERWOOD
Sage

Sherwood Scuba Sage OLED Color Screen Air Integrated Dive Computer with Bluetooth Integration

4.6  /5

OUR TOP PICK

SHERWOOD SCUBA Wisdom3 Air Integrated Dive Computer with Quick Disconnect and Compass

Overall Rating

4.8 /5

Design

4.7

Functionality

4.7

Ease of Use

4.8

Durability

4.8

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General Impression

The Sherwood Wisdom 3 console dive computer is our top pick in the Sherwood product line. This dive computer comes with a built-in compass, and the display has large, easy to read numbers. The Sherwood Wisdom 3 features air integration and a high-pressure quick-disconnect making it easy to remove and store when not in use. This computer has an expanded dive profile memory and can be easily switched between Air, Nitrox, and Gauge modes.

Specifications

MODEL: Wisdom 3
BATTERY: User-replaceable 3 Volt
MEASUREMENTS: 12.5” x 8” x 3”
SCREEN SIZE : 2″
BEST FOR : Entry Level/Recreational Divers
WEIGHT: 25.6 ounces

PROS

  • Expanded dive profile memory
  • High-pressure quick disconnect
  • Compass housing in console
  • Air, Nitrox, and Gauge modes
  • Large, easy to read numbers

CONS

  • Bulky housing
  • Complicated menu settings
BEST VALUE

Sherwood Vision Dive Computer

Overall Rating

4.8 /5

Design

4.7

Functionality

4.8

Ease of Use

4.8

Durability

4.7

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General Impression

The Sherwood Vision is a great choice when looking for the best value dive computer. This model is air integrated and has a built-in three-axis digital compass, which is brilliant for all types of navigation during dives. The Sherwood Vision has a high-pressure quick-disconnect that can be used to remove the computer for storage in-between dives. When users replace the battery, the data retention settings keep your dive profile calculations and settings the same even after a battery change.

Specifications

MODEL: Vision
BATTERY: User-replaceable 3 Volt
MEASUREMENTS: 6” x 5” x 4”
SCREEN SIZE : 2″
BEST FOR : Entry Level/Recreational Divers
WEIGHT: 24 ounces

PROS

  • Digital compass
  • Three-button user menu
  • High-pressure quick disconnect
  • Air and Nitrox mode
  • Air Integrated

CONS

  • Screen display small
  • Confusing user manual

Sherwood Amphos Air Wrist Computer

Overall Rating

4.7 /5

Design

4.7

Functionality

4.7

Ease of Use

4.6

Durability

4.7

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General Impression

The Sherwood Amphos Air is a top-rated wristwatch style dive computer. This dive computer features hoseless air integration for tracking air consumption during dives. The chrome accents make it a stylish dive watch choice, with robust functionality. The Sherwood Amphos Air has an intuitive user interface and selectable audible alarms. The battery is user-replaceable, and this dive computer stores data settings even after a battery change.

Specifications

MODEL: Amphos Air
BATTERY: Replaceable 3 Volt battery
MEASUREMENTS: 12.5” x 8” x 3”
SCREEN SIZE : 2″
BEST FOR : Recreational Divers/Advanced Recreational Divers
WEIGHT: 16 ounces

PROS

  • Hoseless air integration
  • Chrome accents
  • Data retention after battery change
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Selectable audible alarms

CONS

  • Only one color option
  • Bulky on wrist

Sherwood Amphos Wrist Computer

Overall Rating

4.6 /5

Design

4.6

Functionality

4.6

Ease of Use

4.6

Durability

4.6

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General Impression

The Sherwood Amphos is a functional, yet straightforward, wristwatch style dive computer. This dive computer maintains settings during a battery swap and has selectable audible alarms. The Sherwood Amphos has the essential functions of an everyday wristwatch, but it also a good choice for recreational or advanced recreational divers. This dive computer also has a wet-activate function that activates the user’s dive mode at five feet (1.5 meters).

Specifications

MODEL: Amphos
BATTERY: Replaceable 3 Volt battery
MEASUREMENTS: 10” x 10” x 10”
SCREEN SIZE : 2″
BEST FOR : Recreational Divers/Advanced Recreational Divers
WEIGHT: 8 ounces

PROS

  • Data retention after battery change
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Selectable audible alarms
  • Wet-activate setting

CONS

  • Buttons stick easily
  • Battery dies quickly

Sherwood Scuba Sage OLED Color Screen Air Integrated Dive Computer with Bluetooth Integration

Overall Rating

4.6 /5

Design

4.7

Functionality

4.7

Ease of Use

4.6

Durability

4.6

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General Impression

The Sherwood Saga is an air integrated console dive computer perfect for recreational and advanced recreational divers. The color console display is easy to read and navigate while underwater. This dive computer includes a built-in 3-axis digital compass for ease of navigation and Bluetooth capability for transferring dive log data. The screen intensity can be adjusted for different diving conditions, and the console case is both compact and durable.

Specifications

MODEL: Sage
BATTERY: Replaceable 3 Volt battery
MEASUREMENTS: 16” x 4” x 3”
SCREEN SIZE : 2.5″
BEST FOR : Recreational/Advanced Recreational Divers
WEIGHT: 22 ounces

PROS

  • Air integrated
  • Color console display
  • Bluetooth capability
  • 3-axis compass

CONS

  • Screen glare
  • Buttons stick

Sherwood Scuba is an American-made scuba diving equipment manufacturer. The company was founded in 1955 as a division of Sherwood, which was a company that designed air management and compressed gas equipment.

The current company President is Charlie Bush, and Sherwood Scuba currently employs over 50 employees at its headquarters in California. For over 60 years, Sherwood Scuba has designed, tested, and produced some of the top scuba diving regulators in the industry.

Sherwood Scuba now produces a full product line of BCDs (buoyancy control devices), scuba regulators, gauges, octopuses, masks and snorkels, fins, and dive computers. This company also produces one of the top-rated scuba cylinders on the market.

Sherwood Scuba dive computers are durable and user-friendly, with the functionality needed for entry-level recreational and more advanced divers. Sherwood offers both console style and wristwatch style computers for scuba diving.

sherwood vision

The Sherwood Wisdom 3 is one of the most used and highly-reviewed in the Sherwood dive computer line. This is a console-style dive computer that is air integrated and can also be connected to a PC to download dive log data easily. The Sherwood Wisdom is a compact, easy to navigate, console-style dive computer that is an excellent choice for beginners. This dive computer features a high-pressure quick-disconnect hose so that it can be removed and stored when not in use.

Sherwood Scuba has a worldwide network of dealers providing top-notch products and customer service in the scuba diving product industry.

1. What software do I need for the Sherwood Wisdom 3?

The Sherwood Wisdom 3 can be connected to a personal computer (PC) with a PC download cable. If multiple divers would like to download their dive log details onto the same PC, the software will identify and sort the dive profiles based on the serial number of each individual device. The PC download cable is an additional cost and not included with the purchase of the Sherwood Wisdom 3.

2. What algorithm do the Sherwood Wisdom, Amphos, Vision, and Sage use?

The Sherwood Wisdom, Amphos, Vision, and Sage computers use the Haldane/Spencer algorithm. The Haldane/Spencer algorithm is more liberal than other dive computer algorithms. Other manufacturers using this algorithm are Oceanic, Aeris, and Pelagic. This algorithm is entirely based on the tissue saturation model.

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REACH OUT

As always, we create our content with you, fellow divers, in mind. So, how’d we do? Did you find this informative? Did it help you make a decision? Did we miss anything? We’d love to hear from you below. Thanks for reading and we hope your next dive is a great one!

Heather Wyatt

Heather is a product expert, a degreed communications and business professional, and an adventurous, entrepreneurial travel writing enthusiast originally from Raleigh, North Carolina. Heather is a PADI-certified Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) and holds a Silver Advanced Open Water Instructor certification from SSI, having logged more than 300 training classes over the last four years. Heather is a certified Travel Specialist and also holds a Day Captain's license qualifying her to skipper a boat up to 72 feet. She has extensive experience in specialty dive training, navigation, and booking travel accommodations. Her interests include writing, social media marketing, and serving her Virtual Assistant and Travel Clients from around the globe.

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