Aug 24, 2012, 6:19 AM
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Newbie Audible Question
So I am very, very new to all of this. I haven't even made my first jump yet. Right now I am just trying to learn as much as I can by reading and watching videos while I save up for my AFF course.
I have a question about wrist mounted audibles though, how do you hear them? I would think the wind would be very loud. Are they even louder than the wind, or do they have headphones? Also, I have read about people using a dytter and an audible. What is the difference between the two? Why would you need both?
(This post was edited by loveforvdubs on Aug 24, 2012, 6:20 AM)
Don't worry about it, as a student you will be using an analog altimeter, almost surely.
Yea I figured as much haha. But when I go after something new I just like to learn as much as I can, I'm a closet nerd haha. So if someone is wearing something like a neptune on their wrist they are just using it as a digital altimeter and not for the alarms?
That's some sound advice popsjumper, thanks! That's where I've been putting most of my study effort. I have been working through the skydiveschool.org website and have found it great, I have been working my way through the SIM as well. Thanks everyone for all the info!
I'm a noob too, I bought Solo II reticently, now I don't use it, guess why? I lost my altitude awareness, I stopped looking on my wrist alti after 10 jumps with audible. There so many talks about gopro @ 200 jumps, but not so many about audible. Use that money to buy something else!