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Best Scuba Regulators Tested

Best Scuba Regulators Tested
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A high range regulator’s comparative test has been done by the Magazine Plongeur International, where regulators of 9 different models and brands were tested by 10 independent testers within one week!

“The Legend is for regulator what Michael Phelps is for swimming: each time we believe he will be unseated, he comes back and wins the bet one more time.”

With this words is described Aqua Lung Legend LX which became the leader regulator after the Underwater tests, blind tests (noise, comfort…) + breathing performances made this time in Scubapro’s facilities with their breathing machine. The regulator received the 1 st position on such criteria for each on the matrix as:

Best Scuba Regulators Tested

  • Hoses management
  • Comfort in mouth
  • Noise/vibration
  • Bubbles
  • Breathing comfort
  • Cracking effort
  • Work of breath

Best work of breath: Legend LX with 0.68 J/L – The only one below 0.7 joule.

On 10 testers:

8 take the Aqua Lung Legend LX

2 take the Apeks MTX R

2 take the Atomic ST1

1 takes the Beuchat VR200

1 takes the Cressi T10 Cromo Galaxy

1 takes the Scubapro MK25 EVO S620 TI

LEGEND LX
S620 TI
ST1
T10 CROMO GALAXY FUSION 52x VR200 MTX-R DX200 500
Hoses management 8.29
7.57 6.14 8.14 8 7.86 8.14 7.29 6.57
Comfort in mouth 8.71 7.43 7.29 7.29 7.14 7.86 8.14 6.29 6.57
Noise/vibration 9 8 7.14 7.71 6.86 7.71 8 6.86 6.71
Bubbles 8.86 8.14 8 7.71 7.71 7.29 8.43 7.43 7.43
Breathing comfort 8.79 7.29 8 6.71 7.14 7.36 6.64 6.36 5.79
Cracking effort 10 8.59 9.14 7.33 7.43 7.33 4.81 7.03 5.54
Work of breath 10 7.9 7.56 6.94 7.31 5.27 4.74 5.11 5.49
9,09
7,85
7,61 7,40
7,37 7,24 6,99 6,62 6,30