Before 2 stage DV's, before twin hose DV's there was the original SCUBA
set, the rebreather.
The rebreather allows the diver to re-use their air by scrubbing out the
CO2 and adding oxygen to the divers gas mix as required.
Lotte Hass, the original rebreather girl.
She had to beg her boss (later her husband) for a spare a unit for her to use.
If you have any images of Lotte and a rebreather, I'd really welcome them
Raquel Welch used a rebreather in the movie 'Fantastic
It appears that she (or her stunt double) only used the set in the 'airlock' as in other
scene her oxygen tube hangs limp over her shoulder, not floating as it does in the air
The Fieno semi-closed circuit rebreather from Japan
Sadly no longer in production, too costly to dive? Too limited?
A modern rebreather - Draeger Dolphin (or Atlantis?)
Jordan in the movie Real Genius, tries a home built rebreather (and a neat
If you have any more rebreather scans, please e-mail me a copy, thanks.....
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