Q-Vest, drysuit heating system with 28Ah battery pack - E/O version.
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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 sizesLarge 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
The bulkhead connector block is a combined inflator/bulkhead connector which comepletely replaces the drysuit valve (see manual for details). It has standard E/O connector whip - about 4 inches long.
The stainless Steel battery canister has rotary switch and charging port. It is designed to mount on diver’s waist belt on the left or right side with standard E/O connector wet plug cable comfortably reaching the socket on the bulkhead connector block. The rotary switch on the battery canister allows diver to set three levels of heat output as well as to completely switch the heat off. The Q-Vest is powered by 12V 28Ah LiIon battery pack providing several hours of comfortable heat output.