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Tusa Soverin Alpha BCD with AWLS III

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Tusa's Soverin Alpha BCD incorporates Tusa's new Advanced Weight Loading System (A.W.L.S III). The BC features a new repositionable D-ring and snap hook design for personal customisation. The Soverin Alpha offers a secure comfortable fit provided by Tusa's Independent Harness System, enhanced lumbar and comfort back pad. The newly designed waist belt adjusts effortlessly and the weight trim pockets are sealed by heavy duty zippers.

ScubaLab Jacket Style BCD Best Buy 2017
The Tusa Soverin-Alpha managed to capture by a hair the highest score for comfort. That's partly due to the cushioned back plate and lumbar support, but credit also goes to the clever harness. The bottoms of the shoulder straps form an inverted Y, and the lower straps' forward ends, which connect to loops holding the cummerbund, are adjustable, allowing you to line up the straps so they're just right. The comfort didn't carry a performance penalty; despite the cushioning, the BC was dead neutral in our objective testing. The new integrated-weight system also was rated very good, loading easily and ditching smoothly. The large cargo pockets get a little snug when inflated, and some scuba divers thought the zippered rear trim pockets should be located a bit higher, but the BC ended up on most divers' top three list.

Intermediate to Advanced Jacket BCD

Tusa's 3rd generation Advanced Weight Loading System (AWLS III) allows the diver to insert weights into the weight cartridges and loading them easily into the front of the BC jacket. Additionally, with weight distribution to the shoulder area, the weighted-down feeling that is traditionally associated with weight belts is eliminated. Weight cartridges can accommodate 3.63 kg (8 lb) of weight in each cartridge and two rear zippered closure trim pockets can hold up to 2 kg (4 lb) in each non-releasable pocket. The AWLS weight cartridges are easy to release in an emergency, but the safety lock makes sure that they do not release accidentally.

The RiteTite Buckle is a 2-position cylinder cam strap for quick-and-easy adjustment. While the strap is being looped through the buckle, the buckle stays in place without needing to be held. This allows for more control and stability.

Tusa's Ultimate Stabilising Harness completely eliminates tank roll and delivers an amazing fit. The U.S.H. securely holds the air cylinder in place with optimally placed rails and brings the tank closer to the body increasing tank control while reducing weight.

Torso-adjustable shoulder and sternum straps provide excellent comfort along with an adjustable waist strap with cummerbund provides precise adjustment of harness. All straps are equipped with squeeze-style side-release buckles for easy donning and doffing. Sternum strap is equipped with a signaling whistle. The Soverin Alpha BCD has an enhanced lumbar and back pad for maximum comfort.

The BCD's Independent Harness System (IHS) isolates the BC jacket's harness from the air cell, tightly supporting the tank even with changes in air cell inflation/deflation. The IHS prevents tank slippage and eliminates any gaps between the tank and your back. The air cell is constructed from durable 500D Cordura with a urethane lamination that has radio frequency (RF) welded seams.

Buoyancy control is facilitated with the Tusa Tilt Valve Inflator mechanism. Inflator is equipped with a left shoulder cable activated pull dump valve and comes complete with a 3/8" threaded QD hose assembly. The jacket BCD also has a right shoulder and right rear lower overpressure/relief valves with pull cords for trimming buoyancy in any position when diving.

The Soverin Alpha BCD provides lift capacities from 10.7 kg to 19.9 kg (23.6 lb to 43.8 lb) depending on size. The Tusa Soverin Alpha BCD comes with an owner's manual.

Tusa Soverin Alpha BC with AWLS III Features

  • New BCD Jacket Style Design
  • ScubaLab Testers Choice 2017
  • Advanced Weight Loading System (A.W.L.S. III):
    3nd-Generation A.W.L.S.
    Newly-Designed Ergonomic Handle Grip
    Quick-Lock Releases Weight Cartridges
    Insert Weights into Weight-Cartridges, Easily Load into BCD
    Weight Distribution to the Shoulder Area
  • Weight Cartridges Capacity: Releasable 8 lbs. (3.63 kg) each Pocket
  • Non-Releasable Trim Pockets Capacity: Up to 4 lbs. (2 kg) Each-Pocket
  • Trim Pockets w/Zipper Closures for Added Security
  • Rite-Tite Buckle: 2-Position Cam Strap for Quick-and-Easy Adjustment
  • Tusa's Ultimate Stabilising Harness (U.S.H.):
    Eliminates Tank-Roll
    Delivers an Amazing Fit
    Securely-Holds Cylinder in Place with Optimally-Placed Rails
    Brings Tank-Closer to Body, Increasing Tank Control
  • Tusa's Patented O.P.E.V. Quick Inflate/Deflate System
  • 3/8" Threaded Low Pressure Quick-Disconnect Hose
  • 2-Dump/Overpressure Relief Valves
  • Heavy-Duty 500-Cordura Nylon for Superior Strength and Durability
  • Internal Urethane Lamination for Air Tight Integrity
  • 2-Zippered Pockets for Accessory Items
  • Adjustable Sternum Strap
  • Sternum Strap Buckle: Equipped with Integrated Safety Whistle
  • Torso-Adjustable Shoulder Straps
  • Adjustable Waist Strap with Cummerbund
  • All Straps w/ Squeeze-Style" Side-Release Buckles for Easy Donning and Doffing
  • 3 Composite D-Rings
  • 2 Repositionable (1x D-Ring and 1x Snap Hook)
  • Custom Accessory Attachment Option
  • Tusa's Durable Tilt Valve Power Inflator and O.P.E.V. Dump Valve
  • 3/8" Threaded Low Pressure (LP) Inflator Hose
  • Lift Capacity:
    XS: 10.7 kg (23.6 lb)
    SM: 13.25 kg (29.2 lb)
    MD: 16.3 kg (36 lb)
    LG/XL: 20 kg (43.8 lb)
  • Owner's Manual

Tusa Soverin Alpha BCD Size Chart

Size Lift
Height Weight
Dump Valves Weight Capacity lb Release Weight lb
XS 23.6 10.7 5'-5'5" 100-125 3 22 16
S 29.2 13.3 5'2"-5'7" 120-155 3 22 17.6
M 36 16.3 5'6"-5'10" 155-195 3 22 17.6
L-XL 43.8 19.9 6'0"+ 210-260 3 22 17.6

Please Note: The measurements in the above size guide are approximations and are to be used for general sizing purposes only and may be subject to change.

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