What is a depth gauge in scuba diving?
The depth gauge lets you know how deep you are diving at any given moment. Both gauges give you accurate assistance for your dive experience while underwater. A third instrument, which helps you underwater, is the compass.
Do you need depth gauge?
Consequently, all divers must carry with them a depth monitoring device. A scuba depth gauge of some sort; whether it be analogue or digital, is considered standard scuba equipment and you cannot safely dive without one.
Is 200 feet a deep dive?
In Recreational diving, the maximum depth limit is 40 meters (130 feet). In technical diving, a dive deeper than 60 meters (200 feet) is described as a deep dive. However, as defined by most recreational diving agencies, a deep dive allows you to descend to 18 meters and beyond.