Safety first. The new dive computers on the market are certainly eye-catching, with superlative graphics and gorgeous exteriors. But it’s the advanced algorithms and cool features that help you dive safer.
Take only memories, leave only bubbles. It’s never been easier for divers to take underwater photos and videos, with a number of new compact systems that are not only easy to use, but also easy on the wallet.
Designed for the advanced diver, this tough BC includes the Wrapture Harness System, Surelock II integrated-weight system, a dump valve in each corner, plus lots of D-rings and other features no serious diver can do without.
This caviar-class titanium reg continues to set the bar for cutting-edge features and superb breathing performance. The T3 comes with lighter component parts and a new three-year, 300-dive service-interval lifetime warranty, plus a deluxe padded travel bag.
The DC1400 Maxx Duo combines a 14-megapixel camera, fisheye wide-angle lens, flash, video light and tray (and a host of accessories), so you’ll never get caught choosing between shooting cool video or photos again.
This new three-gas data-cruncher combines the high readability of a full-color, customizable OLED screen with wireless air integration, an intuitive navigation system that eschews buttons for a menu-based finger “tap” system, and so much more.
The sheepfoot-style serrated blade is made of flat-ground VG-10 stainless steel, and has a blunt tip to reduce the chances of accidental puncture. The handle is textured with injection-molded FRN scales, so it’s easy to hold onto.
Of the 12 new masks reviewed for 2012, the SCUBAPRO Spectra Trufit stood out as our Editors' Pick: “Scubapro’s Spectra Trufit is an ultra-comfortable dual lens mask that offers good field of view, plus the frame features a unique powder-coat-looking paint process that looks pretty cool.”