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Dive Xtras Issues Safety Advisory for BlackTip Tech Scooters Following Failures

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Dive Xtras, the manufacturer of BlackTip Tech Scooters, has issued a safety advisory following reports of two incidents where the scooters failed at depths shallower than their rated depth. The incidents occurred within the last six months, prompting concerns within the diving community.

According to a statement on the Dive Xtras website, the cause of these failures remains unknown, despite rigorous internal hyperbaric testing. The company has been unable to replicate the issue, adding to the complexity of identifying the underlying problem.

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In response to these incidents and as a precautionary measure, Dive Xtras is urging all divers who have purchased BlackTip Tech scooters between January 2023 and January 2024 to exercise extreme caution when diving to depths exceeding 230 feet or 70 meters. Divers are advised to refrain from diving at these depths with the affected scooters until further notice or to proceed with extreme caution.

The safety advisory underscores Dive Xtras’ commitment to ensuring the safety of divers and maintaining the integrity of their products. The company encourages divers who may be impacted by this notice to reach out for support and guidance.

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This announcement serves as a reminder of the inherent risks associated with diving equipment and the importance of adhering to safety protocols. Divers are urged to stay informed about any updates regarding this issue and to prioritize their safety above all else.

For further information or assistance regarding this safety advisory, divers are encouraged to contact Dive Xtras directly.



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Lee has been in the marketing industry for the last 15 years and now specializes in teaching marketing techniques to people in the scuba diving industry. He is founder of Dive Media Solutions which, in addition to providing complete marketing, media, communications and IT solutions exclusively for the scuba diving industry, also produces The Scuba News. You can connect with Lee via Twitter by following @DiveMedia

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