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Apeks

XL4 Octo

£139.00 RRP £170.00 SKU: 77376-1

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Apeks
XL4 Octo

£139.00 RRP £170.00 SKU: 77376-1

Rated 5.0 out of 5
2 Reviews

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Apeks

XL4 Octo

£139.00 RRP £170.00 In Stock

Brand: Apeks

Model: XL4 Octo

SKU: 77376-1

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The Apeks XL4 Octo is a yellow alternate air source version of the XL 4.  Compact and cold water rated it's the perfect accompaniment to the XL4 regulator. 

  • Compact and lightweight 2nd stage improves comfort and helps reduce jaw fatigue on long duration dives.
  • High performance pneumatically balanced lever operated poppet valve.
  • Large, over moulded self-flushing and controllable purge button.
  • Ergonomic Venturi lever is easy to use and locate.
  • Yellow flexible nylon braided hose has better cold water performance than traditional rubber hose.
  • Standard metallic hose connection for interchangeability.
  • Comfo-bite mouthpiece has a unique bridge that fits across the upper palate and does not require bite pressure to stay in place.
  • Re-useable mouthpiece clip makes it simple to change mouthpieces in the field.
  • Durable and flexible rubber exhaust tee provides excellent bubble diversion.
  • UV inhibitors to help prevent discolouration of the materials.

Apeks XL4 Octo - Features

FeatureProduct Specification
Adjustable Inhalation
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This feature allows the diver to adjust the inhalation setting from the set level and increase the effort required to open the 2nd stage valve to deliver air. Close.
No
Adjustable Venturi
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The venturi control affects how air flows in the 2nd stage. In it's positive position the flow of gas creates a vacuum against the diapragm, helping to open the valve. In it's negative position it will divert gas back against the diaphragm helping to close the valve. It is basically used to help prevent free flowing. Close.
Yes
Cold Water Rated
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Cold water has adverse effects on regulators and can cause some to freeze so each regulator combination must be tested during manufacturing for their performance in different water temperatures.

Cold water is defined by EN250 as below 10°C. If a regulator combination cannot meet the performance standards below 10°C then they are only suitable for warm waters.


EN250 / (EN250A >10°C)
To pass the regulator must provide at least 62.5 L/min of air at 50M depth above 10°C. Close.
Cold & Warm Water
Environmentally sealed
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Environmentally sealed 1st stages offer greater protection against freezing when diving in cold water (below 10 degrees C)

Scubapro have a new method of cold water proofing their first stages called the eXtended Thermal Insulating System or XTIS which still allows water into the first stage but the internal parts that come into contact with the water are coated to prevent ice from forming. Close.
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First Stage
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Unbalanced regulators are affected by the pressure in the cylinder, becoming slighty harder to breathe from when the pressure starts to drop.

Balanced regulators are not affected by the cylinder pressure or depth.

Over-balanced regulators achieve unprecedented performance by increasing your air supply the deeper you go providing the best breathe for deep divers. Close.
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High Pressure Ports
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High pressure ports supply the pressure gauge and wireless transmitters for dive computers Close.
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Low Pressure Ports
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Low pressure ports supply the 2nd stages and inflator hoses Close.
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Service Information
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All regulators need to be serviced to keep them in working order as the parts inside them age and wear over time and with use. Most regulators need to be serviced once a year or after 100 dives with normal recreational use to replace parts and re-balance.

Some regulators use more modern materials or mechanisms that allow them to extend the servicing interval that can save you some money in the long run. Close.
1 Year - 100 Dives
TypeOctopus
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Standard UK delivery is £3.95 for orders under £50. You will receive your order 2 - 4 days from the date of despatch. Order by 3pm on a working weekday and we will aim to despatch the same day.

Next Working Day for the UK is £6.95.

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However, you can return it for any reason within 28 days from the date of despatch for a full refund (less postage costs).

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XL4 Octo

Tried many regs of different makes. Always prefer Apeks. XL4+ are great for travel and UK use.

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Such a beast

Just finished building my XL4+ set ... love how light weight these are ... great for my travel plans

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