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Aqualung Recalls its i330R Dive Computers

Aqualung Recalls its i330R Dive Computers

Aqualung Group is conducting a recall of its i330R Dive Computers produced and distributed in 2021 and 2022. It was identified that the dive computer does not automatically adjust its pressure level when diving at 900m (3000 feet) altitude or higher. We ask for customers to immediately stop using their i330R Dive Computer for diving activity until a mandatory firmware update is performed. To learn more about the recall click AQUALUNG RECALL … Read entire article »

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Suunto settles lawsuit

  IF YOU PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED A NEW SUUNTO DIVE COMPUTER IN THE UNITED STATES, A SETTLEMENT HAS BEEN REACHED THAT MAY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS. What is this lawsuit about? A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Suunto Oy (“Suunto”) and Aqua Lung America, Inc. (“Aqua Lung”) (together, “Defendants”) concerning certain Suunto Dive Computers. Those purchasers included in the Settlement have legal rights and options and deadlines by which they must exercise them. Who is included? You may be included in the Settlement if you purchased new in the United States one or more of the following models of Suunto Dive Computers that were manufactured from January 1, 2006 through August 10, 2018: Cobra, Cobra 2, Cobra 3, Cobra 3 Black, Vyper, Vyper Novo, Vyper 2, Vyper Air, HelO2, Gekko, Vytec, Vytec … Read entire article »

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Shearwater Voluntary Recall Notice – Yellow Transmitters

Shearwater Research is voluntarily issuing a recall for yellow wireless transmitters. We discovered yellow transmitters may have the same transmission interval as the one found in grey transmitters. When transmitters of both colors are used by the same diver in the same dive, signal interference could be produced between transmitters causing dropped signals and loss of communications. Although the chance of this occurring is small, the potential is there. Continue Reading the Article Here … Read entire article »

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Zeagle Recalls Sport BCD Inflators Due to Automatic Inflation Hazard

Zeagle Recalls Sport BCD Inflators Due to Automatic Inflation Hazard

Zeagle is issuing an important recall regarding inflators on Zeagle Sport BCDs. There exists a possibility that buttons on inflators of Zeagle Sport BCDs purchased between August 1, 2015 and August 31, 2018, may break or fracture leading to a rapid loss of air or auto inflation of the BCD. It is of the utmost importance that if you have a CLICK HERE TO READ MORE … Read entire article »

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PRODUCT RECALL: Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter and Suunto Tank POD

Suunto announces a recall of all Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs Suunto has identified a potential safety risk affecting all Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs which wirelessly transmit tank air pressure to compatible Suunto dive computers. In two reported incidents, the exterior case of a Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter has failed during regular dry land pressure testing. Although extremely rare, this represents a potential risk of injury due to the risk of bursting. Diver safety is of highest importance to Suunto. That is why Suunto has decided to initiate a recall of all Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs. All consumers who have a Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter or Tank POD are instructed to bring their products to an authorized Suunto … Read entire article »

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AQUA LUNG RECALL NOTICE

Safety Notice Select Powerline Inflators Aqua Lung is conducting a voluntary product update of select Powerline inflators. Powerline inflators are found on all Aqua Lung Buoyancy Compensators and the Apeks Black Ice Buoyancy Compensator. If you have purchased an Aqua Lung BCD/Apeks Black Ice since January 1, 2015, it will need to be inspected to determine if it meets the specific criteria and requires updating. Aqua Lung is concerned that a failure may occur during a dive, causing the Powerline to continue inflating after the inflation button has been released, increasing the potential of an uncontrolled ascent. While there have been reports of this occurring underwater, there have not been any reported injuries, and Aqua Lung believes that a voluntary safety notice is the safe and prudent thing to do. Follow the hyperlink … Read entire article »

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RECALL – Scubapro Recalls Dive Computers Due to Serious Injury Hazard

Hazard: A short circuit allows the dive computer’s screen to freeze or display inaccurate information, posing a risk of serious injury to a diver underwater, including decompression sickness. Remedy: View Details Replace Consumer Contact: Scubapro at 800-790-3757 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.scubapro.com and click on “Galileo Recall” for more information Report an Incident Involving this Product Recall Details … Read entire article »

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Hollis Explorer Counter Lung Recall

Hollis is recalling Explorer counterlungs due to a leaking issue caused by weak welding around the retainer fitting.   Here is the official press release: Discontinue use of your Explorer until new counterlungs are installed. Continued use of the original parts could lead to flooding of the counterlungs, Pre-Dive Check failures, and possible drowning. We have received some counterlungs back due to leaking. We have traced this problem back to one production lot of counterlungs that had weak welds around the retainer fitting. Affected counterlungs can develop leaks over time. Explorers within the serial number range provided below are the only units shipped with these counterlungs. We will send send a free pair of counterlungs to owners of units within the serial number range below. Owners of effected units are asked to complete the return form … Read entire article »

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Suunto PRODUCT RECALL FOR HIGH PRESSURE RUBBER HOSES

Suunto PRODUCT RECALL FOR HIGH PRESSURE RUBBER HOSES

A limited batch of the high pressure rubber hoses used with Suunto air integrated dive computers, dive computer combos and analog combos has unfortunately been identified to have defective hose material which may impact the durability of the hose. This defect may cause the high pressure rubber hose to leak or rupture leading to loss of breathing gas at higher than anticipated rate which may result in severe injury or death. Diver safety is of highest importance … Read entire article »

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Hollis Recalls Digital Dive Computers Due to Drowning Hazard

Name of product: Hollis DG03 Dive Computers Recall Details Units About 1,000 Description The recall includes Hollis brand DG03 dive computers with serial numbers 100 through 1142 that may be used with integrated transmitters that monitor tank pressure. The round black 2-1/2 inch diameter computer has a digital screen and is worn on the diver’s wrist like a watch. The name of the product, Hollis DG03, is printed on the front of the unit and the serial number is printed on the back of the unit. These computers allow scuba divers to measure the time and depth of a dive. Only dive computers with software labeled Revision 1A, viewed on the computer’s display are included in the recall. Incidents/Injuries Hollis has received two reports of dive computers malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported.   Remedy Consumers should stop using the … Read entire article »

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**ALERT** RECALL DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices Recalled by Ideations Due to Drowning Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. [singlepic id=937 w=320 h=240 float=center] Recall Summary Name of product: DiveAlert and DiveAlert PLUS signaling devices Hazard: The signaling device can malfunction when used and restrict the diver’s air flow, posing a drowning hazard. Recall Details Units About 2,500 Description This recall involves DiveAlert and DiveAlert PLUS scuba dive signaling devices with model numbers DA2, DP2 or DV2. The signaling device is attached to the diver’s buoyancy compensator device (BCD) power inflator/alternate regulator system by a chrome-plated brass coupling and is used to activate a loud surface horn or an underwater percussion noise to alert others in the event of a diver’s emergency. The devices are also used in non-emergencies to get the attention of the pickup boat or … Read entire article »

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Trident Recalls Hoses

Name of product: High-Pressure Scuba Diving Air Hoses Hazard: The diving hose that connects the regulator to the tank’s pressure gauge can leak, posing a drowning hazard to the user. [singlepic id=926 w=320 h=240 float=none]    [singlepic id=927 w=320 h=240 float=none] Recall Details Units About 200 Description The recalled air hoses are high-pressure scuba air hoses with a black, smooth rubber outer covering. They are about five millimeters in diameter and 32 or 36 inches long. These hoses connect the regulator to the tank pressure gauge. The phrase “Scuba Diving High Pressure hose I.D. 3/16 (4.76 mm) W.P. 5000 PSI Exceeds SAE 100RT braid with Kevlar fiber from Dupont” is printed in white lettering on the hose’s outer covering. The hoses have metal fittings on each end – one female fitting and one male fitting. “CE EN 250 230” is … Read entire article »

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Aqua Lung **Recalls** 110,000 Buoyancy Compensators

This recall involves all Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators with SureLock II rubber handles attached to weight pockets, including the following models: Axiom, Axiom i3, Balance, Black Diamond, Dimension, Libra, Lotus, Pearl, Pearl i3, Pro LT, Pro QD, Pro QDi3 and Zuma buoyancy compensators. The SureLock II handles are gray rubber and measure about 2 inches tall by 4 inches wide. The buoyancy compensator’s model name is embroidered on the inside back pad or the weight pocket’s right lobe. “SureLock” is molded into the back of the weight pocket   The rubber handles can detach as divers are trying to remove the weight pockets to rise to the surface in an emergency. This poses a drowning hazard Sold at sporting goods and scuba diving stores nationwide from September 2008 through September 2012 for between $460 … Read entire article »

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Product recall: High-pressure scuba diving air hoses

HIGH-PRESSURE SCUBA DIVING AIR HOSES DETAILS: High-pressure scuba diving air hoses manufactured in Taiwan and imported by A-Plus Marine Supply Inc. of Gulf Breeze, Fla. The hoses were sold at scuba diving retailers nationwide from April 2012 through June 2012 for about $34. They have a black, smooth rubber outer covering and are about 32 to 36 inches long. WHY: The hose, which connects the regulator to the tank’s pressure gauge, can separate, reducing the available air supply to the diver and posing a drowning hazard. INCIDENTS: Three reports of hoses separating, but no injuries have been reported. HOW MANY: About 40. FOR MORE: Contact A-Plus Marine by telephone at 800-352-2360, from noon to 8 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or visit online at http://www.aplusmarine.com and click the recall notice on High Pressure Braided Hose … Read entire article »

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