In 1992 VR Technology launched the world’s first multi-gas dive computer. Since that time VR Technology has lead the charge in revolutionizing diving equipment and achieved no less than 21 “worlds Firsts” in underwater technology.
Hollis Gear has unrivaled manufacturing and distribution capability and has built one of the best brands in the SCUBA Industry.
“The strengths of both companies were effectively utilized to produce a product superior to what could have been achieved individually. I can’t say too much today, but the Explorer will revolutionize the way we think about sport diving.” —Kevin Gurr
The Explorer sport rebreather will make its début at DEMA on November 2, 2011 at the Hollis Booth # 1747 and boasts technology never before seen on any underwater apparatus. The unit is neither a fully closed circuit rebreather nor a pure semi-closed system, but an intelligent hybrid that utilizes the best of both worlds. It’s compact, lightweight and extremely easy to use. The Explorer is unique in using a single gas; Nitrox, and is electronically controlled to achieve an optimal balance of PPO2 and dive time. Plug and Play absorbent cartridges, easy guided setup with “go or no go” mechanism that insures a cartridge is fitted, CO2 tracking, and 2 hour design duration make this a dream for any recreational diver. The Explorer diver will benefit from breathing warm gas, have lots of bottom time, and since it does not produce any invasive bubbles, see more sea life than ever before. Yes, this ESCR (Electronic Semi-Closed Rebreather) is designed to meet the PADI Type R requirement.
The Explorer package is supplied complete with regulator, cylinder, BCD and onboard decompression computer. It is ready to dive out of the box and at an amazing price given the technology and cost of alternative systems in the market.