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The Apeks XTX40 octopus is a perfect match to any of the Apeks regulators and continue the high performance and cold water reliability that they are so well known for. The XTX40 Octopus uses a pneumatically balanced full metal valve that delivers a consistently smooth breathe. The valve is connected to an external heat exchanger that helps to dissipate the cold generated by the valve as gas decompresses into the second stage housing.
The XTX 40 Octopus has a large front purge button, a diver adjustable venturi lever and ergonomic anti-bacterial mouthpiece. The XTX housing has been designed to allow a certified Apeks technician to convert the octopus from the standard right hand to a left-hand hose entry if required, giving additional hose routing and configuration possibilities.This can be converted by our authorised service technicians before shipping, find out more here.
The Octopus is finished with a high visibility yellow hose, front cover and housing trim for easy identification.
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- Pneumatically-balanced second stage results in smooth, easy breathing
- Large purge button
- Large venturi lever
- Easy-to-grip opening effort control knob
- Active protection against infection as all moulded parts are produced with an additive that kills MRSA, protects against E-Coli, bacteria and fungi, and is also very effective against viruses, mould, yeast and algae.
- Comfo-bite mouthpiece
- A heat exchanger (patented) which surrounds the valve mechanism, dissipates the cold caused by gas expansion while drawing in the warmth of the ambient water.
|Type of second stage||Pneumatically balanced|
|Integrated Venturi Lever||Yes|
|Exhaust tee||Diver Changeable - supplied with small exhaust tee only.|
|Heat Exchanger for freezing resistance||Yes|
|Hose type||Braided Flexi-hose|
|Overall work of breathing (WOB) scores||Avg. 0.85 joules/litre|
|Nitrox compatible||Yes to 40% O2 when new, out of the box / Can be O2 cleaned to 100%.|
We offer free tracked UK standard delivery on orders over £50. We are also offering extended returns until Jan the 31st just in case that Xmas present isn't quite right :)
Standard UK delivery and Next Business Day UK delivery rates are calculated at checkout and offers a number of courier options for maximum convenience to you.
International shipping rates depend on items, shipment weight and destination. Shipping costs are calculated at checkout.
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If you change your mind, it doesn’t fit, or you become inflicted with buyer’s regret - that's OK!
Mike's Dive Store offer an extended returns policy of 30 days - so you can be rest assured if the suit, piece of diving equipment or gift doesn't suit then just send it back, and we will either exchange it or offer a full refund less any postage costs. Too easy!
Please note that there are some special order items on our website that will be subject to a 20% re-stocking fee, but we will let you know about these items before we 'special order' them so that you are aware of this. If this is the case we can always help with correct sizing so that we minimise the risk of return.