Scuba Center has been selling quality scuba diving and snorkeling equipment since 1973. You will find a wide selection of scuba and snorkeling equipment at both our Eagan, Minnesota and Minneapolis, Minnesota locations. Scuba Center Eagan
1571 Century Point
Eagan, Minnesota 55121
(651) 681-8434
Scuba Center Minneapolis
5015 Penn Ave South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419
(612) 925-4818

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Aqua Lung is the name that first introduced the world to Scuba diving more than 75 years ago. Aqua Lung manufactures and markets a complete line of scuba diving equipment ranging from some of the world's best performing regulators to a complete line of masks, fins, and snorkels for the recreational Scuba diver and Snorkeler. Aqua Lung also offers a full range of both open circuit equipment and closed circuit equipment for Military diving operations as well as equipment specifically designed for Aviation Life Support and Public Safety. | Scuba Center was proud to be one of the first authorized Aqua Lung Online dealers and one of the largest Aqua Lung dealers in the Midwest.Aqua Lung is the name that first introduced the world to Scuba diving more than 75 years ago. Aqua Lung manufactures and markets a complete line of scuba diving equipment ranging from some of the world's best performing regulators to a complete line of masks, fins, and snorkels for the recreational Scuba diver and Snorkeler. Aqua Lung also offers a full range of both open circuit equipment and closed circuit equipment for Military diving operations as well as equipment specifically designed for Aviation Life Support and Public Safety. | Scuba Center was proud to be one of the first authorized Aqua Lung Online dealers and one of the largest Aqua Lung dealers in the Midwest.PRODUCT RECALL – i330R DIVE COMPUTER –04.14.2022
Aqualung Group is conducting a recall of its i330R Dive Computers that have been produced and distributed on the market in 2021 and 2022. It was identified that the affected i330R dive computers do not automatically adjust pressure level when diving at 900m (3000 feet) altitude or higher.
Instructions for Customers:
• Customers shall immediately stop using their i330R Dive Computer for diving activity taking place at 900m (3000 feet) altitude or higher;
• Customers are further asked to update their i330R dive computers by :
- downloading a firmware update through DiverLog+ application as per instructions below; or
- bringing i330R dive computer to the store where it was bought; the professionals of the store/dive center will be able to download and install the upgrade.
After the installation of the update, the new firmware revision shall read R1.004 or later.
End users upgrading their i330R themselves are advised to bring it to product dealer or local Dive Center to check if the upgrade has been successfully installed.
PRODUCTS CONCERNED BY THE RECALL CAN BE IDENTIFIED AS FOLLOWS:
1) Product’s packaging label bears one of the following Description and Part Number (CPN):
NS159000   i330R DIVE COMPUTER (WRIST)
NS159001   i330R 2-GAUGE PSI (CONSOLE)
NS159002   i330R 2-GAUGE BAR (CONSOLE)
Aqua Lung i330R |
2) Product bears one of the below listed serial number
Serial Numbers Affected:
• GD-001004 to GD-015302
• GM-001000 to GM-003305
• GM-001011 to GM-001269
Serial number location
• On the back of case of the computer module
• On the product label on the box
3) Product’s firmware version R1.001, R1.002 or R1.003
Affected i330R dive computers have firmware version R1.001, R1.002 or R1.003.
IDENTIFICATION GUIDE FOR PRODUCTS CONCERNED BY THE RECALL & INSTRUCTIONS FOR DOWNLOADING AN UPGRADE
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact customer service at the following address: consumersupport@aqualung.com

Special Notice -- 6351 T6 Aluminum Alloy Cylinders:
Effective June 17, 2020 Scuba Center made the decision that we will no longer fill any Aluminum Cylinder made from 6351 T6 Aluminum Alloy. These cylinders have exhibited a history of potential SCL (Sustained Load Cracking) and / or rupturing. While these cylinders have not been recalled, this decision was made by Scuba Center with the safety of our staff and customers as the utmost priority.
 
For further information on Sustained Load Cracking (SLC):
Luxfer
PSI - PCI
 
The following is a list of cylinders made of 6351 Alloy that will no longer be filled by Scuba Center:
All Luxfer Cylinders Manufactured Prior to June 1988.
All aluminum tanks under Special Permit # 6498, 922, 7042, 8107, 8364, 8422.
All Kaiser aluminum cylinders (Special Permit # SP6576 expired).
All Norris aluminum cylinders (Special Permit # SP6688 expired).
All Walter Kidde 3AL Cylinders.
All Cliff Impact Cylinders.
Note: Catalina Cylinders began making aluminum cylinders in 1986 using a 6061 alloy that is NOT susceptible to SLC.
Thank you for understanding this important safety decision.
 

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XS Scuba Technical Bulletin 07012020 | Subject: GB01 HP Gauges 

Technical Bulletin 07012020

Subject: High-Pressure Gauges sold between 2012 and 2018

Where used:
Sold as a stand-alone product, p/n GB01
Standard Fill Checker, p/n AC360
Deluxe Fill Checker, p/n AC365
Deluxe Cylinder Equalizer, p/n AC366
How to Identify: The GB01 HP gauges in question have a black face card with an outer white scale in psi, and an inner blue scale in bar They are filled with a clear oil. They have ¼” NPT threads (Fig. 1).
The Problem: In the rare event of an internal leak, the black over-pressure (OP) relief plug (Fig. 2), located on top, should vent, allowing excess pressure to escape. It does not in all cases. XS Scuba is  finding that as these over-pressure plugs age; they are becoming harder. While originally supple and pliable, some that have been in the field for many years have become hard. In some cases, they found that the plug had become too hard to properly relieve excess pressure should there be an internal leak. This can result in the glass lens shattering outward.
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For more info or questions email: Info@XSscuba.com

XS Scuba Technical Bulletin 06012020 | Miflex Hoses and Crystallized Hose Interiors 

Technical Bulletin 06012020

In the last few years, the dive media, as well as the Dive Alert Network (DAN), has shined a spotlight on a potentially hazardous situation where nylon regulator hose interiors can crystalize, resulting in the possibility of crystals dislodging and creating an obstruction in the regulator. Miflex, the largest producer of nylon braided hoses in the world, and XS Scuba, their North American distributor, want to provide details on this situation to put minds at ease.

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For more info or questions email: Service@XSscuba.com
 

Class dates | updated Nov 28, 2022

Dive Travel | updated Nov 30, 2022
Fiji: Dec 4-16, 2022
Bonaire: Jan 14-21, 2023
Dunbar Rock: Feb 18-25, 2023
Palau and Truk: Mar 10-23, 2023
Bahamas: Mar 18-25, 2023
Belize (Turneffe Atoll): Mar 25-Apr 1, 2023
Little Cayman: Apr 1-8, 2023

Cuba (Cayo Largo & Havana): Oct 1-11, 2023

Raja Ampat: Nov 24-Dec 10, 2023

Soccoro Islands: May 7-15, 2024 *

Mozambique: Oct 5-20, 2024 *

Magdelena Bay -- Sardine Run: Nov 13-20, 2025 *

Phillippines (Tubbataha): Feb, 2026 *

 
Online Dive Store | updated Nov 11, 2022
 
Water Rescue Equipment | updated Nov 25, 2022
 

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