The system comprises a breathing loop (mouthpiece, hoses, counter lungs and backpack) with associated electronics module, and two independent gas cylinders. One contains 100% compressed oxygen which is added to the breathing loop as the diver consumes it. The second cylinder typically contains compressed air “diluent” to compensate for compression in the breathing loop as the diver goes deeper. It’s also a backup system, containing enough breathable gas to bring the diver to the surface in case of an emergency.
Poseidon’s MKVI has 5 big advantages over traditional open circuit equipment:
- 3 hours typical dive time
- Safer and easier to use
- Lighter and smaller
- No decompressions stops
- Silent operation makes you part of the environment; not just a visitor.
The MKVI, the first true technological breakthrough in decades, is a gamechanger.
The Poseidon MKVI Manual is avaliable in English, Swedish, Chinese, Russian, French and Spanish. You will find them here.
Compared to Open Circuit, rebreathers have 2 big advantages: Triple actual dive time, Far less disturbing to marine life
Poseidon’s recreational unit has 4 big additional advantages: Safer and easier to use, Lighter and smaller, No decompression stops, Warm breathing gas