The classic downstream valve in an all metal valve housing is featured in the Scubapro R-Series; here “R” is synonymous with robust and reliable. The octopus version combines the features of the R095 with a high visibility yellow cover and a 39″ (100 cm) long yellow hose for easy identification and sharing. The R095 Octopus has a high comfort orthodontic mouthpiece and weighs 5.8 oz. (165 g).
Scubapro’s R095 is a new Second Stage Octopus featuring classic downstream valve technology, well known for safety and reliability. It’s simple and robust construction offers the utmost in reliability and makes the R095 the ideal second stage for new divers and a perfect choice for deco tanks thanks to its reversible hose attachment.
Pre-tuned for safe and uncomplicated use, the downstream valve opens in the same direction as the incoming airflow. To close the valve and stop the airflow, a spring counteracts the force of the incoming air. Therefore, a certain inhalation effort is always required to overcome the spring tension and open the valve.