Mares Abyss 22 Extreme
Mares Abyss 22 Extreme: Impeccable reliability, even in extremely cold water
Ideal for diving in extremely cold water. Mares has designed an exclusive product, conceived to guarantee top performance and reliability under the toughest conditions, including dives under ice. -Superflex- hose.
FOR DEMANDING DIVERS
Those who dive frequently and in difficult conditions need products featuring superior quality and consistent performance, time and time again. Mares has always focused on new technologies and innovative products that lead to concrete benefits: superior reliability and performance will be appreciated by the most experienced demanding divers.
Designing and engineering products for cold water diving requires maximum attention to performance, safety and technical details. Mares creates equipment specific for cold water and ice diving. Rigorous tests ensure top notch performance keeping you comfortable, warm and secure. Even the US Navy has conceded Mares to be the best equipment for extreme conditions.
Comfort is always one of the primary design elements in Mares equipment. Mares through superior technology continues to research, innovate and upgrade your level of comfort before and during your dive. Equipment marked with Max Comfort bring this quality of comfort to the most up-to-date premier pinnacle.
Patented technology, conceived and created to optimize performance, safety, and reliability. This brass valve is covered with a hard PU then the head is layered olecularly with a soft PU. Tri-material (brass, soft polyurethane, and -heavy duty- polyurethane) reaches a new level of durability.
ALL METAL TECHNOLOGY
Metal second stages have superior performance than plastic second stages, especially in cold water, thanks to the high thermal conductivity that limits the freezing effect. Additional benefits are the improved durability, the longer working life and the less dry mouth breathing.
DFC - DYNAMIC FLOW CONTROL
DFC system minimizes the intermediate pressure drop during inhalation, making it possible to use a simpler and more reliable second stage. Any type of manual adjustment is not necessary, thanks to the consistency derived from first stages that guarantees a stable flow of air, even under extreme conditions.
VAD - VORTEX ASSISTED DESIGN
All Mares second stages offer the unique patented VAD system. The air bypass tube conveys air to the mouthpiece creating a swirling vortex with a low pressure area in center that keeps the diaphragm down during inhalation, for very sensitive and easy breathing at all depths.
The patented mesh design of the second stage cover reduces the pressure of water fl owing onto the second stage diaphragm and minimizes free-flow. Even in strong currents it eliminates the need for a knob to -de-tune- your air delivery system to stop free fl owing: Advanced Technology through basic physics.
EXTREME COLD WATER
Regulators conceived to guarantee unbeatable performance and reliability in extremely cold water, even ice diving: the CWD kit is equipped on the first stage and the All Metal second stage is entirely coated with fluoropolymer resin finish, even on all key components.
Mares developed the new -superflex- hose after many years of testing and research. The results achieved far surpass the tests required by EN250, and even the highly stringent additional tests Mares applies for use in extreme conditions. Its exceptional softness and extremely light weight guarantee the maximum freedom of movement.
First stage weight: INT 965; DIN 780
Second Stage Weight: 271 g