Apeks XTX50 Regulator

Regular price £660.00 GBP
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Apeks XTX50 Regulator

The Apeks XTX50 DST (Diver Selectable Tuning) regulator is designed for divers who seek a feature-rich regulator at a moderate price. It offers a range of benefits, making it an attractive choice for discerning divers. Notable features include an innovative Diver Changeable Exhaust system (DCE), hose routing optimization, and the ability to switch between a small and large exhaust tee. Here's an overview of the key features and benefits:

Apeks XTX50 Regulator Feature

  • The XTX50 DST features four medium-pressure ports mounted on a rotating turret. This design optimizes hose routing and eliminates sharp bends in the hose, ensuring a more streamlined configuration.
  • The Diver Changeable Exhaust (DCE) system allows divers to switch between a small exhaust tee and a large exhaust tee. This choice provides versatility: the wider exhaust tee minimizes bubble interference, which is crucial for underwater photographers, while the narrow exhaust tee offers a more compact and comfortable regulator. The regulator comes with both sets of exhaust tees.
  • An optional 5th port is available for sidemount or twin cylinder setups, offering flexibility in configuring your dive gear.
  • The XTX50 DST can be converted from a right-handed hose configuration to a left-handed one. However, this procedure should only be performed by an APEKS Authorized Service Technician.
  • The Apeks XTX50 regulator is available in both yoke and DIN configurations to accommodate different cylinder setups.
  • All models of Apeks XTX50 come with braided flexi-hoses as standard. These hoses are lighter, more flexible, and durable, improving overall performance.

  • Designed for coldwater use, the XTX50 DST is suitable for temperatures below 10°C (50°F), making it versatile for various diving environments.
  • The XTX50 regulator is compatible with Enriched Air Nitrox 40 (EAN40) out of the box, offering options for enriched air diving.

Apeks XTX50 DST First Stage:

  • The Apeks XTX50 regulator uses the Apeks DST first stage, offering flexibility and performance optimization for divers.
  • Over-balanced diaphragm design provides superior performance at depth by allowing the medium-pressure gas in the hose to increase at a rate faster than ambient pressure.
  • The first stage features 2 high-pressure ports and 4 medium-pressure ports mounted on a rotating turret, angled for optimum hose routing.
  • An environmentally sealed first stage prevents water from entering the main spring chamber, preventing ice buildup and keeping silt and contamination out.

Apeks XTX50 Second Stage:

  • The pneumatically-balanced second stage ensures smooth, easy breathing for the diver.
  • The XTX purge buttons are large and easy to operate, with a 2-stage progressive purge system. This system allows divers to control the flow rate for various purposes, such as filling lift bags or regulator clearing.
  • The large venturi lever features a soft-touch rubber grip, making it easy to locate and use. This design reduces the risk of grit ingress and friction, ensuring smooth operation.
  • An easy-to-grip opening effort control knob keeps the diver in control, allowing for adjustments as needed.
  • The second stage is manufactured with molded parts that contain an additive capable of killing MRSA, protecting against E-Coli, bacteria, fungi, viruses, mold, yeast, and algae.
  • A silicone exhaust valve enhances the breathing performance of the regulator.
  • The Comfo-Bite™ mouthpiece significantly reduces jaw fatigue, providing a more comfortable experience for divers.
  • A patented heat exchanger surrounds the valve mechanism, dissipating cold caused by gas expansion while drawing in warmth from the ambient water.

If this is not the regulator you are looking for, then check out the full Apeks Regulators or our extensive range of Diving Regulators.

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