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How to dive with your SCORKLUpdated 2 years ago

There is no need to hold the SCORKL with your hands as you dive. To use, simply bite down lightly on the mouthpiece with your teeth like you would with a snorkel. The SCORKL will naturally position itself under your chin and will be held in place by the surrounding water. Check the remaining air in the cylinder at every stage of the dive by viewing the pressure indicator, which is located at eye level. The pressure indicator dial (pictured) shows both bar units (max 200) and psi units (max 3,000). You may find it easier to view the pressure indicator by adjusting the angle of your cylinder by hand. The SCORKL is negatively buoyant and will sink so do not let it fall out of your mouth during a dive or let go of it while resting on the surface.

Remember to follow the safety precautions: breathe continuously, adjust your ears as you descend and never ascend quickly.

For more detail on air consumption rates, read below.

The amount of air you will consume will vary based on a number of factors including your lung capacity, depth, water temperature, exertion level etc. As an approximate guide, a swimming diver consumes approximately 25 litres/min (0.9 cu. ft./min) of air at the surface and 38 litres/min (1.3 cu. ft./min) at a depth of 5 metres (16 feet). A non-swimming (i.e. motionless) diver will consume less.

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