Q-Vest, drysuit heating system.
The Q-vest is designed as a modular system consisting of a vest,
bulkhead connector block and an external battery canister. This
configuration allows diver to wear the vest under the drysuit without
additional bulk and dangers associated with internal batteries.
The vest outer shell is made from abrasion and tear resistant cordura.
Sewn-in are rubber coated heating element panels, 3 on the back and 2 on
the front. The vest is designed to be worn over thin form fitting
thermal wear and under the drysuit underwear. In this configuration the
majority of the heat output is transferred directly on diver’s torso and
the thick drysuit underwear keeps the heat in. The vest is offered
in two sizes Large is 18 inches long from top of the shoulder to the bottom and XL is 22 inches long from top of the shoulder to the bottom
Bulkhead Connector Block
A combined inflator/bulkhead connector with universal E/O connector. It
comepletely replaces the drysuit valve (see manual for details). There
are two sizes of the bulkhead connector 33mm thread diameter fits Scitech inflator valves and 36mm thread diameter fits Apeks/DUI valves. Measure diameter of your valve thread before ordering.
Light Monkey battery canister with universal E/O connector. The Q-Vest
is powered by 12V 20Ah Li-PO battery providing several hours of
comfortable heat output.
There is no thermo regulation with this setup. Only on and off switch on the battery can.
Select correct valve thread diameter below