Diver Tests2018-08-13T09:42:55+00:00

Diver Tests

Hollis LX100 & LX200

I’d be tempted by the lower price of the LX100, but I really like the idea of the tougher coating on the LX200. Regardless of which you plump for, these are good regs. Read more...

Mares 72X / Loop

The Loop offers a good breathe, though the difference in ease of cracking effort between it and the pneumatically balanced Ultra Adj is apparent and to be expected, given the price difference. But if you want a budget recreational or stage regulator, the 72X and Loop combo is a winner. Recommended. Read more...

Tovatec Mera

The Tovatec Mera just might appeal to a certain sector of the diving fraternity, those of us who like a bit of wreck penetration. Combining primary light and video unit is a compact solution while swimming through dark passages. Read more...

Aqua Lung i770R

It seems to be built and to work well enough to deliver sufficient pride of ownership for that diver never to want anything else. It really is a cracking little unit. Read more...

Mares Coral Dive Skin

Getting sunburnt or stung by underwater no-see-ums takes the edge off that pleasure. The Mares Coral offers a practical solution to these annoyances in a comfortable, travel-friendly and well-made dive skin. Read more...

Scubapro Mk11/C370

Head up, head down, inverted or in good trim the Mk11 and C370 worked very well, and passed my forget-about-the-kit-and-go-diving test within seconds. Read more...

Finclip

I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see Finclip offered as an option by fin manufacturers worldwide in the near future, assuming that the necessary deals can be arranged. Read more...

Mares Epic ADJ 82X

Fifty-two metres flashes up on our computers. On test is Mares’ latest Epic ADJ 82X regulator. Nick Balban, my buddy and co-tester, is thinking very seriously Read more...

Humaneyes Vuze+ 3D

Most of the products we test these days are improved versions of existing products, and if they’re not, there’s usually a good reason why nobody has brought them to market before. Read more...