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Equipment ArticlesPut away your iPhone, aquaSketch is your next app!
The aquaSketch Minno is a rugged underwater notebook, sketchpad, and reference platform that brings all the convenience and versatility of paper to the marine environment. This cool Scuba diver accessory is small enough to be worn on the wrist or stored in a pocket, yet it can hold up to ten feet of waterproof paper-like material that is printable, scanable, and reusable.
Oceanic’s Pioneer Wetsuit Blazes Path to New Standard
Oceanic Worldwide has just released its latest innovation to the scuba diving community – the Pioneer line of advanced premium wetsuits. Combining not one, not two, but THREE exclusive Oceanic technologies, the Pioneer line represents a significant evolution in exposure protection.
Product Review: SeaSoft Raygun - R LED Light
SeaSoft Scuba, long reputed as one of the highest quality manufacturers in the Scuba industry, has a new rechargeable light for 2012. The SeaSoft Raygun – R is a 300 Lumen rechargeable LED light that offers a lot more than just brightening up your dives.
Product Review: The Atomic Venom Mask
Atomic Aquatics' latest innovation, the Venom Mask, is full of performance, design, and ingenuity. Check out this review and discover what it's all about.
Product Review: SeaLife DC 1400 Pro Camera
Diverwire.com's Lisa Mongy takes us on a virtual photo shoot with her SeaLife DC1400. A fantastic camera, ready to turn all of us into "pro-level" photographers.
Scuba Diving Dry in Arizona - It's a Dry Heat
Colder water temperatures don't mean you have to put away your dive gear until next summer. Investing in a drysuit is an excellent way to keep diving all year long.
Product Review: The Watermark Nite Edge Dive Knife
Check out an Academy of Scuba review of the coolest Scuba Diving knife on the market today. Functional, comfortable, and a handle that "glows-in-the-dark". By SeaSoft, a manufacturer reknowned for its quality.
Scuba Divers: 10 Tips for Cleaning Your Gear
Here are 10 tips that will help you keep your Scuba gear looking and working like new.
Rebreather Diving 101
It may seem to be a new trend in dive equipment but the idea of a rebreather has been around for nearly 300 years. Original working designs were intended for mine rescue and it wasn't long before someone got the idea of diving with one. The first actual rebreather dive occurred in 1879, almost sixty years before Scuba was even invented.
Scuba Equipment Essentials For New Divers
Scuba diving requires the training, familiarization, and use of all types of equipment. Equipment selection should not be a cavalier or impulsive purchase. It is life support equipment. Proper training, fit, comfort, and practice makes this equipment feel like a second skin.
Facts About Wetsuits Every Scuba Diver Should Know
Divers come to realize that the thin layer of synthetic rubber called neoprene can be a diver's best friend.
Equipment Overview: Cressi Big Eye Evolution Crystal Mask
The Cressi Big Eye Mask is now available with the "Crystal" skirt. Check out the innovative changes happening with Cressi masks.
The Enigma of DIN Valves - Unveiled
In an open-circuit Scuba set, the first-stage of the regulator has an A-clamp, also known as a yoke, or a DIN fitting to connect it to the pillar valve of the diving cylinder. This article explains DIN valves.
Doo'n the Dive
Looking for the ultimate in Private Diving? Avoid the cattle boats. Diving from Jet-Skis is the latest craze!