Scuba Regulator Reviews – Helping You Find The Best Dive Regulator
I know finding the right regulator can be overwhelming with all the different types, brands, and features available. You want to make sure you buy the best regulator and not end up with a lemon, because your life literally depends on it.
Before making your decision thou, you need the right information, and I have done all the grunt work for you.
I have read countless ratings and scuba regulator reviews, and let me tell you, there are a lot out there! It really can be overwhelming.
On this site thou, you will find all of the regulators I have reviewed and where you can find them for the best prices online. I have also organized them into categories of Brands, Features, Price Rage in menus on the right of the website, so you can find the one you’re looking for easily.
Scuba Regulator Comparison Guide
But first, the interactive table below is a quick comparison guide of some of the best scuba regulator available today. Here you can actually see how some of their features stack up against each other.
*Click on any of the columns to sort the data to help make your decision easier.
You can also compare more regulators and features at my more comprehensive regulator comparison chart.
|Regulator||Price Range||1st Stage Type||Ports||2nd Stage Type||Adjustable |
|Adjustable Venturi||Cold Water Rated|
|Atomic T3||$$$||Balanced Piston||2HP|5LP||Balanced||Yes||Atomatic||Yes|
|Scubapro MK25 Evo/A700||$$$||Balanced Piston||2HP|5LP||Balanced||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Aqua Lung Legend LX||$$$||Over-Balanced Diaphragm||2HP|4LP||Balanced||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Sherwood SR2||$$||Balanced Piston||2HP|5LP||Balanced||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Aqua Lung Core||$$||Balanced Diaphragm||2HP|4LP||Balanced||No||Yes||Supreme Version|
|Cressi Compact Pro/MC9 SC||$$||Balanced Diaphragm||2HP|4LP||Unbalanced||No||Yes||Yes|
|Hollis 100LX DC3||$$||Balanced Diaphragm||2HP|4LP||Balanced||No||Yes||Yes|
|Scubapro MK2 Evo/R195||$||Unbalanced Piston||1HP|4LP||Unbalanced||No||Yes||Yes|
|Mares Rover 2S||$||Unbalanced Piston||1HP|4LP||Unbalanced||No||No||No|
|Sherwood Brut Pro||$||Balanced Piston||2HP|4LP||Balanced||No||No||No|
But, What if I Don’t Now What Kind of Regulator I am Looking For?
Considering the amount of brands, style, and features to choose from, finding the right dive regulator is no easy task. Let face it, this is the most important piece of dive equipment you will buy, and in most cases the most expensive, therefore it is imperative that you choose the regulator that best fits your diving needs.
I have created a quick guide to help you narrow you search to find the right one. The guide goes over:
- Why You Need Your Own Dive Regulator
- How To Choose the Right Regulator for your diving needs
- And, once you buy it, how to properly maintain it.
(You can Read My Scuba Regulator Buying Guide Here)
Why Buy Scuba Regulators Online?
You can easily go to your nearest dive store or dive center and buy a new regulator. But, more often, you will find that the prices are more expensive than what you would find online. This is mainly because you cannot compare prices easily offline. Chances are there are only a couple, if any, dive stores located near your location.
With just a few clicks online you can search many stores, therefore online retailers tend to sell at much cheaper price. Although there are many place where you can buy dive equipment online, time after time, I have found that leisurepro has the best prices. Leisure Pro Home Page[important]If you’re thinking of getting a dive computer to go along with your scuba regulator visit DiveComputerHQ.com for reviews, guides and comparison charts. [/important]