Configuring the scooter

The scooter parameters may be configured individually.
To do so, you will need to activate the scooter’s configuration mode.

Entering the configuration mode

To begin the configuration, hold both buttons on the left and right steering handles and turn on the scooter using the main switch. The OLED display will show screen 6 “Settings”:

Information and functions on screen 6

EXITSelect to exit the configuration and go back to screen 2A or 2B.
SETSelect to go to configuration details on screen 7.

Selecting the configuration options

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Information and functions on screen 7

NEXTMove to the next configuration option listed on screen.
Three-time selection will take the user to the screen 8.
SETSelecting from among those listed on the screen. Confirming the choice.
Max powerMaximum power – entering mode for setting maximum scooter motor power.
ModeSelecting the engine operation mode.
DynamicsEntering the mode enabling setting gear dynamics.
SecurityEntering the mode enabling setting security functions.

Setting the maximum scooter power

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Information and functions on screen 7A

SETThe user can choose from 60 to 100% of maximum power of the scooter.
Each button press increases the scooter power by 10%.
After reaching 100% the next press will return to the level of 60%.
EXITPressing the button returns to screen 7.

Note!
Reducing the maximum power of the scooter increases its range and is recommended especially for recreational use during training or immediately after as well as by persons with little experience.

Selecting the dynamic setting

Information and functions on screen 7B1

EXITConfiming the selection to return to screen 6.
SETSelecting the appropriate engine operation charactristics.
CONSTANT RPMThis is the standard driving mode (known from “model 2017”).
The acceleration characteristics correspond to the former setting “fast”. This mode will provide a smooth starting ramp, gradually accelerating the diver to the desired speed.

This mode provides RPM control, meaning that the propeller behavior is identical above and below the surface. The bigger the load (more equipment, multiple divers on one scooter), the more power will be directed to the engine, in order to maintain the selected RPM level.

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Information and functions on screen 7B2

EXITConfiming the selection to return to screen 6.
SETSelecting the appropriate engine operation charactristics.
CONSTANT TORQUEThis is a new driving mode, designed for professional users requiring the quickest possible DPV acceleration.

This mode provides torque control, meaning that the engine torque will remain constant – independent of the load on the DPV. The effects of this mode can only be experienced below the surface, when the propeller moves water instead of air and the scooter pulls a load.

Caution!
Please note that above the surface, the DPV will accelerate to maximum RPM, since there is no considerable load. This will happen even in lower gears. It is therefore recommended to use this mode only in the water.

Note!
This is a comfort setting to adapt the scooter’s behavior to your personal preferences and also a practical feature for students.

Setting the security options

Time lock

Information and functions on screen 7C1
Set time lock
(3-60 sec)
Setting the time after which the release of the handle
will automatically block the operation of the scooter
in the form of changing to gear [0] and switching to STANDBY mode (possible range: 3-60 seconds).
NEXTGo to screen 7D1.
SETSetting the time parameter, each pressing increases the time
by 1 sec., after reaching the 60 sec. limit the next press will return the user to 3 sec. limit.

Caution!
For safety reasons, it is recommended to set the shortest time for this function!

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One-handed / two-handed steering

Information and functions on screen 7D1
Two handed steering YESConfirmation of two-hand control function
(Two handed steering)
NEXTConfirmation of two-hand control function
(Two handed steering) and move to the next settings screen
SETMove to the screen 7D2
Information and functions on screen 7D2
Two handed steering NO Not recommended!Possibility to change the functions of two-hand control (One handed steering)
NEXTConfirming the two-handed steering function and go to the next settings screen
SETThe first confirmation of the desire to turn on the control mode with one hand and go to the 7D3 screen
Information and functions on screen 7D3
I confirm one handed steeringSecond confirmation of the desire to turn on the control mode with one hand
NOMaintain the two-handed steering function and go to the next settings screen
YESConfirmation of the desire to turn on the control mode with one hand and go to the next settings screen

Caution!
For safety reasons, it is recommended to use two-handed steering!

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Direct start

Information and functions on screen 7F1
Direct start The function enables quick start of the scooter without the Blocked function – a mode in which it is not possible to start the engine with the buttons on the control handles and it is not possible to change gears.
The Blocked function is indicated on screen 3 with a padlock symbol.
NEXTGo to screen 7G1.
SETConfirmation of the Direct Start function by selecting YES or rejecting it by selecting NO.
Information and functions on screen 7F2
NEXTGo to screen 7G1.
SETConfirmation of the Direct Start function by selecting YES or rejecting it by selecting NO.

Note!
Activating the Direct Start function is not recommended for beginners and training courses.

Use this function advisedly, when your planned dive includes additional equipment
(e.g. stage tanks), long descents/ascents, decompression, entanglement risks and overhead environments.

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Fast unlock

Information and Functions on Screen 7G1 and 7G2
Fast unlock
(double tap)
The function enables to switch off the STANDBY function quickly – automatic blockage of scooter operation (zeroing of the gear)
EXITGo to screen 6 Settings.
SETConfirmation of the “Fast unlock” function by selecting YES
or rejecting it by selecting NO

Note!
Activating the Fast Unlock function is not recommended for beginners and training courses.

Use this function advisedly, when your planned dive includes additional equipment
(e.g. stage tanks), long descents/ascents, decompression, entanglement risks and overhead environments.

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Reverse unlock

Information and Functions on Screen 7E1 and 7E2
Reverse unlockFunction enabling reverse gear [R].
NEXTGo to the screen 7F1.
SETTurning (ON) or deactivating (OFF) reverse gear [R]

Note!
Activating the reverse gear [R] is not recommended for beginners and training courses.

Other parameters

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Information and Functions on Screen 8

NEXTParameter selection from those listed on screen
SETSelection confirmation

Scooter history data

Information and Functions on Screen 8A

EXITReturn to screen 8.
HISTORYList of data recorded by scooter:
Work time – the number of hours of scooter operation
Favored gear – the most commonly used gear
No. charges – the number of charges of the battery
No. starts – the number of starts of the scooter (with the main switch) followed by a motor operation lasting more than one minute

Note!
Please note, that the history data will not be erased, when the scooter is re-set to the factory settings.

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Restoring the factory settings

Information and Functions on Screen 8B

RESTORE THE
FACTORY SETTINGS?
The option to restore the factory settings, including:
60% of maximum power, Two handed steering,
5-second auto-block of the scooter (within Time lock function)
YESConfirmation of restoring factory settings.
Return to screen 6.
NoScooter settings remain as is. Return to screen 6.

Setting the installed battery

The modular construction of Seacraft DPVs allows for a variety of different batteries (Ni-Mh or Li-Ion) to be assembled into the same scooter.
Currently, available capacities are:

For Future series:

  • 750Wh Li-Ion
  • 1000Wh Li-Ion

For Ghost series:

  • 600Wh NiMh, for special applications
  • 1500Wh Li-Ion
  • 2000Wh Li-Ion

In order to have battery % monitoring, and estimated remaining runtime, installed battery need to be set correctly.

Note!
Should you remain unclear as to what battery is installed in the scooter, open it and look for the information printed on the battery.

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Information and Functions on Screen 8C – 8G

NEXTGo to screen 9.
SETChoosing the correct battery installed in the scooter

Software version and serial number

Information and Functions on Screen 9

EXITGo to screen 6.
Soft. Ver.Software version number
Serial noSerial number of the device

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Exiting the configuration options

To exit the configuration menu, after completing all the settings and their verification, use one of two options:

  • Turn off the scooter using the main switch.
  • On screen 6 „Settings” press the EXIT button.

Summary of features & configuration options

Screen 2A / 2B

Current settingsPresents current DPV configuration
Max powerMaximum power of the scooter motor set by the user
(possible range: 60-100%).
DynamicsMode for setting gear dynamics (possible choices:
normal, slow, fast)
Time lockTime set by user, after which the release of the handle
will automatically block scooter operation in the form
of gear changing to “zero” and a transition to STANDBY
(possible range: 3-60 seconds).

Screen 2A

Two-handedThe control mode of the scooter set by the user,
taking into account using two hands.
One-handedThe control mode of the scooter set by the user,
taking into account using one hand.
DynamicsMode for setting gear dynamics (possible choices:
normal, slow, fast)
Time lockTime set by user, after which the release of the handle
will automatically block scooter operation in the form
of gear changing to “zero” and a transition to STANDBY
(possible range: 3-60 seconds).

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Screen 6

EXITExit / navigate to the following configuration options
listed on the screen.
SETSelecting from the options listed on the screen /
accepting the selection / increasing the value of
the parameter.
Settings
press SET
Pressing SET navigates to configuration settings.
Exit
press EXIT
Pressing EXIT exits configuration settings.

Screen 7

Max powerMaximum power – enter mode for setting maximum scooter motor power.
DynamicsGear dynamics – enter mode for setting gear dynamics.
SecurityEnter mode for setting security functions.

Screen 7A

SET max power
(60-100%)
Setting maximum power of the DPV.

Screen 7B1

Constant RPMKeeps the rotations per minute in every gear constant. The bigger the load (more equipment, multiple divers on one scooter), the more power will be directed to the engine, in order to maintain the selected RPM level.

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Screen 7B2

Constant TorqueKeeps the torque for the selected gear constant, independent of the load on the scooter. This can only be experienced, if the scooter is immersed.

Screen 7C1

Set time lock
(3-60 sec)
Setting the time after which the release of the handle will
automatically block scooter operation in the form of gear
changing to “zero” and a transition to STANDBY
(possible range: 3-60 seconds).

Screen 7D1

Two handed steering YES Recommended!Confirmation of two-handed steering function.

Screen 7D2

Two handed steering NO,
Not recommended!
Possibility to change the two-handed steering function.

Screen 7D3

I confirm one handed steeringSecond confirmation of the desire to turn on the control mode with one hand.

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Screen 7E1

Reverse unlock NOFunction enabling turning off reverse gear [R]

Screen 7E2

Reverse unlock YESThe function enabling the engaging of reverse gear [R]

Screen 7F1

Direct start NOThe function allows the user to quickly turn on
the scooter bypassing the BLOCKED function.
Rejection of the “Direct start” is possible by selecting NO

Screen 7F2

Direct start YESConfirmation of the “Direct start” function by selecting YES.

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Screen 7G1

Fast unlock NORejection of the “Fast unlock” function by selecting NO.

Screen 7G2

Fast unlock YESConfirmation of the “Fast unlock” function by selecting YES.
The “Fast unlock” function, i.e. a quick double tap, deactivates
the STANDBY function.

Screen 8

History, Clear. Set ServiceScreen enabling selection of the information function.

Screen 8A

HISTORYList of data recorded by scooter computer memory.
Work timeThe number of hours of operation.
Favored gearThe most commonly used gear.
No. ChargesThe number of charges of the battery.
No. startsThe number of starts of the scooter (using the main switch)
followed by a motor operation lasting more than one minute.

Screen 8B

RESTORE THE FACTORY SETTINGS?The option to restore the factory settings, including:
60% of maximum power two-handed steering 5-second auto-block of the scooter

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Screen 8C

ENTER CODEAccess to the service menu after entering a password
(available only for authorized Seacraft service).

Screen 9

Soft. ver.The software version number.
Serial no.The scooter serial number.

Screen 10

Battery chargingBattery is charging.

Error codes for troubleshooting

In case of an internal problem, the scooter will display one of the following error codes:

COMMUNICATION INDICATIONERROR DESCRIPTIONDESCRIPTION OF THE USER’S REACTION
OV ErrVoltage supply is too highCharger failure or improper battery connected. Turn off the scooter, unplug the battery, report
the problem to service point.
UV ErrVoltage supply is too lowCharger failure or improper battery connected. Turn off the scooter, unplug the battery, report
the problem to service point.
OT ErrController temperature is too highReduce the swimming speed by two gears.
Reduce the load on the scooter.
SU ErrEngine blocked during startTurn off the scooter with the main switch,
check if the marine propeller is working properly and if necessary remove the post swirl stator and unblock the marine propeller.
FB ErrEngine startup fault, drive feedback loop malfunctionTurn off the scooter with the main switch,
check if the marine propeller is working properly and if necessary remove the post swirl stator and unblock the marine propeller.
OC ErrThe permissible motor current has been exceededReduce the swimming speed by two gears. Reduce the load on the scooter.
OH ErrToo high humidity of electronicsCheck for any damage to the seals and unsealing of the scooter. Report the problem to the service
TM ErrInternal data transmission errorTurn off the scooter with the main switch and then turn it on after 10 seconds.

Caution!
Should an error message be displayed while driving the scooter, the user should immediately return to base by selecting the shortest safe route.  
Consider having the scooter serviced by an authorized service point.
After displaying an error message, depending on its cause, further driving may be not possible. After taking appropriate steps, as in descrpiton of error code, restarting the unit is required to do a next self-check of the unit, and allow for driving.

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Updated on 2021-06-29

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