The Litehawk back-floatation BC incorporates an array of features which make it a truly complete package for divers who prefer a more streamlined profile. The LiteHawk is a new edition to Scubapro's back-flotation family. Divers get the benefits of back flotation in this super lightweight BC made for easy traveling. The Litehawk has a low-drag, low profile progressively-shaped air cell on a light back flotation BC. Elastic cords automatically control the size and keep the air cell streamlined when partially inflated. The BC is constructed in durable 420 Denier Nylon for long life wear. Litehawk has Scubapro's Super Cinch System for improved stability and an adjustable belt-style waist strap with a nylon lightweight buckle. Litehawk is lightweight, making it perfect for travel: just 5.2 lbs (2.36 kg). BC has an adjustable sternum strap and rotating shoulder buckles that add to a perfect fit. 3 dump valves; no matter your position or hand preference, you can easily, quickly, and safely dump air whenever necessary. Two well placed lightweight plastic D-Rings are provided for attachment of accessories. The Litehawk's backpack is fully padded for additional comfort. A Super Cinch cam action buckle system for easy adjustment and secure grip of the cylinder makes mounting the BC quick and easy. BC is available in three sizes from XS/S, M/L and XL/XXL, all three give high lift of 54 lbs (24.4 kg). Litehawk comes with an Owner's Manual and is covered by a 24 month limited warranty.
The Litehawk comes equipped with Scubapro's AIR2 Breathable Inflator. When you took dive lessons you learned to perform specific skills to make you safe and comfortable underwater and at the surface. One of those skills was buoyancy control. Once you start diving for fun you use your buoyancy control devise constantly throughout the dive. Your octopus or Alternate Air Source devise on the other hand is never used unless there is an Emergency Out- of-Air Situation. Reacting properly in an Out of Air Situation can make the difference between an eventful dive and a tragedy. If your alternate air source and your BCD inflator devise are one and the same you will always know where to find it in an emergency. AIR2 is more than a simple inflator. Its components design takes advantage from the best regulator technology to guarantee maximum efficiency and reliability. As an inflator AIR2 provides perfect pressure control for a great buoyancy management. Ergonomic shape makes it easy-to-handle in any circumstances and it can be emptied by simply pressing the exhaust button.
AIR2's air balanced power inflator provides smooth and reliable inflation at all tank pressures. Single hose configuration eliminates the need for a separate alternate air source. Fixed VIVA flow vane for safe and uncomplicated use one-hand operation for instinctive and simple operation the self-flushing mechanism requires just one push on the purge to clear away all dirt. The AIR2 uses a classic downstream valve for less maintenance and reliability. The housing is a precision molded carbon fiber and techno-polymer impact resistant design that weighs 6.7 oz (190 g). The AIR2 comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
Optional accessory quick-release weight pockets
Available with Balanced Power Inflator or optionalAIR2 alternate air source
This product has a limited warranty of 24 months.
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Comments about Scubapro Litehawk BC with Air 2:
I bought this for travel purposes and because I lost a lot of weight. We just got back from a cruise to the Caribbean where I dove at Grand Cayman, Roatan and Cozumel. I had no problems with the BC and it worked as well as my KnightHawk, just a lot lighter to pack. I got the accessory weight pouches which made things easier. I want to try it in cold water to see how it works. I don't know why it wouldn't perform as well in comld water as it did in the warm water.