Apeks LifeLine Ascend 60M
Experience the ultimate connection between diver and equipment with the Apeks Exotec BCD. The first of its kind, the Exotec features an articulated backplate that pivots at the waist. This articulation allows the Exotec to work in harmony with the natural movement of your body, both in and out of the water.
Bladder constructed from super-tough Armourguard slick skin for increased abrasion resistance, faster drying and have a reduced risk of bacterial growth due to the slick surface.
Anodized aluminium hardware is both strong and lightweight position, height-adjustable backplate allows for optimum fit.
Adjustable waist and shoulders.
2 large pockets can be folded flat when not in use to reduce drag.
Multiple size settings at the top of the shoulders, as well as either side of the waistband, allows for a custom fit through any one of 3 sizes.
SureLock II Mechanical Weight Release System (patented) provides a safe, single-pull release. Inserting weight is as simple as insert and “click”. With SureLock, your weights are secure in the BC. Once engaged, the only way to release the weight is to pull on the handle.
There are 4 dump valves in all, one in each corner. 3 are proprietary flat valves are very streamlined and effective. The dump valve on the upper left is the rapid exhaust valve found at the top of the Powerline inflator.
Powerline inflator assembly boasts one of the fastest inflation rates in the industry. This environmentally sealed unit has integrated clips to keep the LP inflator hose tucked in securely.
A dual bladder retraction system is used to pull in the sides of the bladder during deflation, this keeps unit streamlined and reduces drag.