The stealth 2.0 Side Mount System comprises of several elements, the configuration of which can be adjusted exactly to your needs. We are certain that no other side mount system is such versatile as the Stealth 2.0.
Harness with modular weight system In side the mount configuration, the correct distribution of weight required due to dry suit and thick undergarment is a serious challenge.
The unique Stealth 2.0 weight system solves the problem completely: you can even take 16kg of weight and distribute it in such a way so as to reach the ideal trim.
Double-shell buoyancy compensator of revolutionary design Double-shell structure of the BC with outer shell made of Cordura 1100 dTEX provides the highest level of safety for wreck diving.
The Stealth 2.0 BC has a unique multi-chamber design to fit the body tightly, regardless of how full it is. Its anatomical shape makes it extremely comfortable.
Multi tank technical diving has a new champion
Technical sidemount diving has experienced an explosion of popularity in recent years. Technical divers look to go deeper for longer and to be able to efficiently and safely carry multiple cylinders. Sidemount offers many open water advantages. Building on our expertise and experience from the STEALTH 2.0 classic the STEALTH 2.0 TEC is the perfect solution for technical sidemount diving.
STEALTH 2.0 TEC - THE REVOLUTION CONTINUES
The birth of the STEALTH 2.0 classic began a revolution in sidemount diving which continues to this day. Three years after the classic, we decided to make the worlds best sidemount system even better.
As a base we used the outstanding STEALTH 2.0 harness and weight management system so that all STEALTH components could be seamlessly compatible. STEALTH 2.0 is after all a tried and tested technology and an advanced design. We kept the perfect streamlining and balance as per the classic, but in a wing that offered additional lift to cope with the demands of deep, multi-cylinder technical dives.
Dive Deeper, Dive Longer, Dive Safer
The STEALTH 2.0 TEC was designed to excel in deep decompression diving and in extended cave penetrations. 19Kg of lift in the wing can easily support the multiple cylinders that advanced diving requires. Increasing the STEALTH 2.0 buoyancy meant ensuring that the movement and position of the gas could be properly managed. The STEALTH 2.0 TEC BC does this brilliantly, keeping you stable, balanced and in trim, whatever the level of inflation.
More lift, even more streamlined
Increasing the lift of the BCD whilst maintaining and even improving the streamlining required a complete rethink on wing design. New solutions offered a spectacular result.
Multi cylinders are now easily supported, even if they are large volume heavy steels or cave filled. At the same time, the STEALTH 2.0 TEC is incredibly slender, even when fully inflated.
Manage your buoyancy whilst staying in trim
Many sidemount BCD’s place the dump valve on one side or the other. Releasing gas from these systems requires a roll onto your side, maybe OK in 2 cylinder configuration, but when carrying multiple cylinders, changes of trim and balance require considerable effort that really should not be needed.
By placing the dump valve in the centre of the STEALTH 2.0 TEC wing, you can release excess gas with either hand, and stay in perfect trim while you do so.
Choose the ideal feed for your Inflator
Depending on how you like to configure your sidemounts, low pressure inflation feeds usually run off the left and right main cylinders, one to the wing and one to the drysuit. You can choose which side you prefer the wing feed to come from based on whether you might ever hand off a cylinder, whether you feed from a stage or dedicated suit inflate cylinder, or simply because you prefer using your left or right hand for buoyancy control.
Protection where its needed
If you are going to catch any part of the system in a narrow wreck passage or cave restriction, it will probably be the upper part of your back first. We have thought ahead and reinforced the upper part of the BCD, improving the fit to your back and eliminating snagging hazards. Safe, functional and secure.
STEALTH 2.0 HARNESS – CORE TECHNOLOGY
The STEALTH 2.0 harness was a ground-breaking approach that revolutionised sidemount harnesses. At the core of the STEALTH 2.0 system it provides technical divers with a foundation of comfort and safety unparalled anywhere else in the dive industry. The TEC wing is fixed to the harness for added security during the deep part of the dive and on your decompression stops.
The STEALTH 2.0 features harness webbing of differing thickness and stiffness for comfort but also for enhanced performance. Security and adjustability is designed into the harness to enhance the diving experience. D rings on the waist strap can be moved to allow for changes in tank buoyancy and control of cylinder position, even if carrying buoyant high helium mixes. Often copied the STEALTH 2.0 harness is unequalled.
No restriction of movement
The position of our axis of rotation and our centre of gravity control our balance and trim in the water. By setting the STEALTH 2.0 junctions (‘nodes’) for the shoulder and waist straps on anatomical landmarks, then regardless of your position in the water, the harness will stay exactly as you set it up. The central weight pocket can move relative to the lower node for maximum comfort and zero resistance.
There is when turning the body, no movement of the shoulder straps and nothing to get in the way of complete freedom of movement.
Rapid harness configuration
Unlike single piece harnesses the STEALTH 2.0 has independent adjustment of the shoulder and waist straps. Changing the shoulder strap length does not change the waist D ring positions. The crotch strap is an independent adjustment. It is fast and simple to obtain the perfect fit and configuration for multi cylinder diving.
Technical instructors value every minute in the water and rather than spend up to half a day adjusting a single piece harness, you can be diving much much faster.
Technically advanced webbing
Three different webbing technologies in the STEALTH 2.0 harness meet the functional challenges of deep technical diving.
On the waist there is a stiff and rigid webbing that ensures the D rings for clipping off your cylinders stay exactly where you want them, even with stages or deco cylinders. Shoulder straps mould to your body by using softer material and give great fit and ease of movement. The crotch strap is super soft but supportive without leading to wear on your drysuit.
Materials technology, applied with innovation.
THE WORLD'S BEST WEIGHT SYSTEM
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery which probably explains why the STEALTH 2.0 weight system is so often copied. Your weights can be configured exactly where you want them to ensure perfect balance and trim, regardless of whether you need one block or ten.
Incredibly flexible, capacity to cope with 1Kg to over 20Kg and designed to keep weights secure and immovable, it truly is a world class system.
Take only the weight you need
Cold water diving in a drysuit with a thick undersuit requires a large amount of weight that many sidemount systems struggle to accomodate. This limits where you can place the weight and can upset balance and trim.
The design of the STEALTH 2.0 can manage the perfect placement of a 1Kg block up to over 20Kg of lead with ease. If you are in arctic water or in board shorts and a T shirt, the weight system is flexible enough to meet your needs exactly
Perfect Trim and Balance
The flexibility designed into the STEALTH 2.0 weight system ensures you control weight placement relative to your centre of gravity. The central weight pocket has a considerable range of movement, so it can be ideally positioned for balance. The same principle that is used in twinset diving when moving a V weight into the optimum position.
Perfect trim and balance in any configuration.
Smart weight pocket security
In technical and cave diving the consequences of losing weights far outweighs the possible need to drop them. The unique and innovative design of the STEALTH 2.0 weight pocket prevents any accidental loss of weights.
Side fastening bands are overlaid by a main band that prevents unwanted opening of the pocket, even if in contact with the ceiling of a wreck or cave. It is quick and easy to see if the pocket is improperly secured and corrections can simply be made, even underwater.
Check out your perfect set-up
Explore the options for your perfect weight distribution. Our on-line configurator shows you the flexibility and precision you can achieve by utilising the various weight pockets to achieve the perfectly balanced system.
Click through and see what will work best for you. CONFIGURATOR
THE WORLD’S MOST VERSATILE SIDEMOUNT SYSTEM
The STEALTH 2.0 is completely customisable to you and the exact dive you want to do that day. No longer do you need multiple scuba gear systems for all your different diving. Just select the STEALTH components that will create the ideal set-up for your needs. Do a deep trimix dive in the morning with a tec and drysuit set-up, in 10 minutes be ready to jump in for a fun 6m reef dive with a single sidemount and your camera.