Jul 28, 2011
Sola 1200 D is a ScubaGadget Editors Choice Winner.
How can you tell the cold water divers from the holiday divers among a group on a tropical dive boat? The cold water most always divers bring a dive light with them. All new divers learn the “red drops out of the light spectrum first, etc.” lesson in Scuba 101. But many tropical divers do not carry lights on daytime dives or they carry a small light...
Apr 10, 2011
Here are our live quick posts from the show floor of the Dive News Network’s, 2011 North West Dive and Travel Expo. You can also follow our live TWITTER posts on http://www.twitter.com/scubagadget or http://www.facebook.com/scubagadget .
Besides getting to see new equipment, talk directly to reps and manufactures, and attend informative seminars, the NWD Expo is like a great party where you get to catch...
Nov 21, 2010
At this years DEMA show, besides being aware that the participants and vendors seemed more upbeat and excited about their branch of the scuba business this year, we noticed the follow trends:
While many vendors had something new and often interesting to show us, the new products booth did not have as many products that made us want to run right to that booth for a look. There also seemed to be more...
Nov 18, 2010
We’ve all read stories of distressed divers who find themselves far away from the dive boat upon ascent. Today we got "the scoop" from Nautilus Lifeline Marine Radio inventor Captain Michael M. Lever, on this device, available through D.A.N. Carry the device with you on every dive and never be left alone in the water. Simply press and hold the "red button"...
May 10, 2010
If you are a super dive geek you will already have noticed the BigBlue AFO lights look just like the underwater TV camera mounted on the bottom of Mike Nelson’s boat in some of the Sea Hunt episodes. The shape of this light is so eye catching that, even though all but a few of the lights made by Hong Kong based BigBlue (BOSSK International) are NOT bullet shaped, divers mostly associate BigBlue as the...