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SCD 500 N Wraparound Scuba Diving Buoyancy Compensator

€ 191.98

Designed for experienced divers looking for a wraparound buoyancy compensator with releasable weight pockets.

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SKU: S182472 (2528856)
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Product benefits
  1. Anatomic design
    Patented V-shaped straps for men and women.
  2. Carrying comfort
    Reinforced back and shoulder padding to cushion the weight of the tank.
  3. Flexibility
    Flexibility
    Five attaching rings, two large side pockets and releasable weight pockets.
  4. Abrasion resistance
    Material: 400d dobby polyamide. Inflatable chamber fabric: Laminated polyamide.
  5. Ease of use
    Ease of use
    The low drain rip cord is further forward for an easier grip.
  6. Buoyancy
    Buoyancy
    Increased buoyancy: 140 N in size M.
  7. Easy spotting
    Easy spotting
    Neon yellow drain rip cord and safety features to be easily spotted.
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Product feature
  1. Type of BCD
    The SUBEA SCD 500 buoyancy compensator is of the “wraparound” type: the volume of the air is distributed over the entire surface of the body that is covered, providing a significant level of buoyancy and improved support in the vertical position.This makes for greater comfort in the surface phases. The SCD 500 buoyancy compensator is designed for comfort and adjustment has been optimised by the harness with a wide front strap, a chest strap and patented braces.
  2. Unisex buoyancy compensator with patented V-shaped straps: Rgomoove concept
    The exclusive shape of the straps leave the arms free whilst providing even better support. The shape of the straps also prevents compression of the chest, making this buoyancy compensator suitable for both men and women.The buckles on the straps allow for easy and accurate adjustment thanks to their shape and size.For easy adjustment, your are advised to pull the straps from the shoulders towards the hips (the direction of the braces) rather than downwards.
  3. Ease of use
    The drain tabs have been moved forwards: on the chest for the upper drain, and on the belly under the right-hand pocket for the lower drain. Their shape and the choice of neon yellow also make for an easier grip (by the diver or a mate). The openings of the two side pockets have been lowered for easier access.Two loops are also provide to secure a pressure gauge or to hold the octopus so that it is always within easy reach.
  4. Carrying comfort
    For added comfort, SUBEA design teams have developed reinforced back padding on the back of the buoyancy compensators to cushion the tank. The braces are also padded for more suppleness on the shoulders. The front strap contains elastic parts so that the vest fits perfectly on the back and hips.
  5. Accessories to attach and store everything you need in safety!
    Five rings: one 3D anodised ring on each shoulder, two 3D anodised rings on the hips and one PVC ring inside the pocket. Two releasable weight pockets each holding up to 2.5 kg. The chest strap has a built-in whistle to call for help on the surface. Two loops are also provide to secure a pressure gauge or to hold the octopus so that they are always within easy reach.
  6. Weight and buoyancy
    The new version of the SUBEA SCD 500 buoyancy compensator is more buoyant. S =100N (12l steel tank) M =140N (12l steel tank) L =160N (12l steel tank) XL =160N (12l steel tank) Weight: 3.14 kg in size M SUBEA vests meet the standard EN 1809: 2014 (the latest version of the standard). They are certified by the DGUV -BG Bau laboratory in Hans, Germany (European Notifying Body n° 0299).
  7. Product composition
    SUBEA buoyancy compensators are made of high-quality materials that have been tested in seawater and in pools. Material: 400D dobby cordura. Inflatable chamber fabric: PA210 with PU laminate. The size label is always visible on the vest’s collar. Space is provided for clubs on the left shoulder and the pockets to indicate the size, if necessary.
  8. Care advice
    1/ Rinse your buoyancy compensator thoroughly with clean water. Pay particular attention to the drains and the inflater. 2/ Empty any water that may be contained in the buoyancy compensator by pulling the lower drain tab. Do not store water in the inflatable bladder. 3/ Dry your buoyancy compensator on a wide hanger, out of the sun. Inspect your buoyancy compensator once a year and look for any signs of wear. Inflate the inflatable chamber by mouth, then wait 12 hours to see if it deflates.
  9. Servicing buoyancy compensators
    Your buoyancy compensator must be inspected and serviced by a certified Subea centre at least every two years, and more often if you are a frequent diver. After Sales Service:https://support.decathlon.fr/plongee-fr-tp_20687
  10. Storage advice
    It is important to store all diving equipment well clear of sources that produce ozone (electric motors, cookers, etc.) and to protect it against UV rays. If this is not the case, the seals can deteriorate more quickly, affecting your safety or the working order of the regulator. Keep your equipment in a dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
  11. What is the SUBEA brand?
    Tribord Diving is now called SUBEA, the Decathlon brand dedicated to underwater sports (snorkelling, scuba diving, spearfishing and free-diving). The markings on all our diving products will gradually be replaced. Why SUBEA? Because: "SUBaquatic Experiences are Amazing"!For more information: www.subea.com
Product testing
  1. Composition
    Main fabric : 100.0% Polyamide (PA)
  2. Approved by
    All the SUBEA buoyancy compensators were also developed through usability and convenience testing (static, dynamic and biomechanical analysis) conducted by DAN Europe, as a specialist and independent consultant. *DAN Europe (Divers Alert Network Europe) i
  3. Storage advice
    It is important to store diving equipment away from sources that produce ozone. Keep your equipment in a dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
  4. Product catchline
    This scuba diving buoyancy compensator is designed for both men and women. It offers comfort and freedom of movement!
  5. Lab tested
    Our technical partner: Planet Ocean (the PADI 5-star diving centre) based on the Water Sports Centre by Decathlon in Hendaye - France. The centre uses SUBEA diving equipment throughout the year. The team of instructors are rigorously involved in the devel
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