Sherwood Compact Console Gauge

A Review

Sherwood Compact Console Gauge Review

Overview

Given the many things that a diver requires to perform well underwater, it is of primary importance that they have a gauge that is compact enough to be held with ease – even with thick gloved hands. Beyond the compact nature is the need for clarity of readings too, that is where a good interface comes in handy. In our review of the Sherwood Compact Console, we will be discussing its characteristics and features while touching on some of its merits and demerits. In a nutshell, this will be a buyers’ advice and guide.

An exceptionally compact pressure tank, the Sherwood Compact Console is crafted with the best of comfort and simplicity for use by every level of divers. This means that it is highly sophisticated and efficient in use yet easy to read at every glance – a top feature of the ‘best scuba diving gauge.’ One cannot deny that the sophistication infused into this great scuba pressure tank makes it a great preference for every diver who has used it and a better choice for those to be introduced to it. More so, it has been a good recommendation for entry level divers and professionals alike.

Sherwood Compact Console

For getting a good read at every glance a diver take at the Sherwood Compact console, it is designed with a colored graphical interface that gives divers the best of visual acuity during use in any water conditions – even foggy waters. Singularly, this has fetched a great deal of adoration for the Sherwood compact console. Also pertinent to the high functionality of this gauge is its strategically positioned face. It accounts for the Sherwood being easy to glimpse from any angle when diving and it is further augmented by the colored graphic interface.

In technical terms, it has the ability to give readings from 0 to about 5,000 psi and a temperature gauge for getting readings on the temperature of the water at all times. The pressure gauge like the depth gauge has high visibility graphics with bright red from 0 to 50 bars of reserve air, yellow indicators above 50 to 100 bars for extended reserve air for deeper dives and blue above 100 to 400 bars. Pressure gauge face is also luminescent for easier readings.

You can safely secure the gauge to your scuba BCD by leveraging the clip anchors which allow it get a secured connection to the diver’s profile. Traditional in design, this console places the depth and pressure gauges on the same side. The flip side features a small, round slate which can be replaced by an optional compass that can be added at any time.

The Sherwood consoles provide divers with an outstanding accuracy, and as is suggested by the name, it is very compact. Although traditional in design, Sherwood console positions the depth and pressure gauges on the same side for the best viewing and reading. The flip side features a small, round slate which can be replaced by an optional compass that can be added at any time.

Specs

Pressure Gauge Genesis Pressure Gauge – Imperial
Gauge Material Case: Glass-Filled Noryl, Face (Lens): Lexan
Pressure Readout 0 to 5000 psi
Dials It Has An SPG Fluorescent Dial
Attachment It Has An Attachment Point
Threads 7/16 Inches Thread
Hose Length 32 Inches (i.e., 81.3 cm)
Depth Gauge Genesis Depth Gauge W/Max Depth Indicator (Imperial)
Depth Readout 0 Inches 200 Inches
Depth Fluorescent Dial It Has A Powerful One
Depth Indicator It Has A Maximum Depth Indicator
Dimension 1.75 Inches (i.e., 4.4 cm) In Diameter

Features

  • 2-Gauge Analog Instrument Console
  • Both Instruments with Luminescent Dials for Night or Low Light Situations
  • Ergonomic Design Impact Resistant Rubber Boot
  • Multiple Attachment Points for Clips or Lanyard
  • Depth Gauge: 200′ Air Filled Depth Gauge
  • Maximum Depth Indicator
  • High Visibility Graphics Color Coded for “At-a-Glance” Reading
  • Strategic Color Coded for Safety: Yellow Indicators: 0′ to 30′, Blue indicating 35’ to 120’ and Red for 130’ to 200
  • Pressure Gauge: 0 to 5,000 psi Read Out
  • Color Coded for Added Safety: Red Safety Reserve 0 to 500 psi
  • Yellow 500 to 1,000 psi for Extended Reserve Air for Deeper Dives
  • Blue above 1,000 to 5,000 psi
  • Shock Resistant Bourdon Tube Mechanism
  • Gauge Case: Tough Glass-Filled Noryl
  • Gauge Face (Lens): Durable Lexan
  • Temperature Gauge
  • Bright Red Temperature Gauge Needle for Ease-of-Reading
  • 32″ (81.3 cm) High-Pressure Hose with 7/16″ Threads


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Pros and Cons

PROS:
  • Two gauge analog instrument control
  • Ergonomic design impact resistant boot
  • 200′ air filled depth gauge
  • 0 to 5000 psi pressure gauge readout
  • Strategic depth and pressure color coding

CONS:
  • A bit too clumsy to grasp

 

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Editors’ Opinion

An exceptionally compact pressure tank, the Sherwood Compact Console is crafted with the best of comfort and simplicity for use by every level of divers. This means that it is highly sophisticated and efficient in use yet easy to read at every glance.

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