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Named after the oval shape of the front cover, the ellipical prfile of the Cressi Ellipse Octopus allows a much more compact second stage to be produced. Using a number of advanced components inlcuding a folding diaphragm, specially designed lever and a tilting piston, Cressi was able to create a very high performing second stage.
A flow deviation lever on the top of the second stage control the direct of air fllow within the housing. In the negative position air is directed back towards the diaphragm, helping force the diaphragm out and close the valve. In the positive position the effect is reversed with air directed straight to the mouthpiece creating a vacuum behind the diaphragm, helping to keep the valve open.
The octopus is supplied with a 100cm yellow low pressure hose and yellow front cover for improved visibility in an emergency.
Cressi Ellipse Octopus - Features
?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.
?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.
|Cold Water Rated|
?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.
|Cold & Warm Water|
?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.
?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.
|High Pressure Ports|
?High pressure ports supply the pressure gauge and wireless transmitters for dive computers
|Low Pressure Ports|
?Low pressure ports supply the 2nd stages and inflator hoses
|Weight in Grams (approx)|
?The weight includes the first stage (DIN fitting), hose and second stage.
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