rEvo ADV Shutoff

rEvo ADV Shutoff

Background Many rEvo divers I know have a love/hate relationship with the Automatic Diluent Valve (ADV). It is nice to have especially when you are trying to do a quick descent and might be task loaded. However, it always seems to fire at the most inopportune time and then adds diluent to your loop when [...]

Building Better rEvo “Travel” Tank Fixation Brackets

Building Better rEvo “Travel” Tank Fixation Brackets

Background There are essentially two "mainstream" options for attaching tanks to a rEvo rebreather: Traditional These are the traditional brackets that are "semi-permanent." You can obviously unscrew the brackets and remove the tanks, but it isn't quick (or easy) to do that and then get them re-installed, aligned correctly, etc. By the way, if you [...]

Shearwater computer settings for a CCR dive

Shearwater computer settings for a CCR dive

I've had my rEvo rebreather for about 3 years now and I've been working on-and-off to dial-in my preferred settings on my multiple Shearwater computers. After some trial-and-error, I thought I would post my current settings for others. To be very clear, I'm not advocating a specific gradient factor or CCR setpoint, etc. What I [...]