The Saturn double hose regulator was producted by Meva company.
regulator Saturn was developed by Josef Voríšek (1923-2012) at
the Institute of Solid State Physics (CSAV) in Prague -
Czechoslovaquia between 1960 - 1969.
Voríšek in 2011 (p.Katz)
In 1967, the first samples
of Saturn were built for use in the fire department, and in 1969
a version for divers was produced. The production took place in
1970 in the city MH Libcice nad Vltavou. About 55 pieces were buitl. The
CG-45.com collection has the #21.
that the production was relocated to MEVA in Roudnice nad Labem,
but only the breathing apparatus for rescue workers and
firefighters. I was produced about
The double hose regulator Saturn for diving was made in a small
number, because of this it has a high collectible value and virtually unreachable.
In 1997 there was again a small trial edition of five scuba regulators Saturn by MEVA (PM01-PM05) with the lid embossing "SATURN MEVA MADE IN CZECH REPUBLIC", identical to its predecessors, but now with the usual G5 / 8 " connection provided.
regulator body of the single stage Saturn regulator is in principle
very similar when compared to Mistral, but stuck in the lever
mechanism of Voríšek's ingenious idea.
1. Saturn - die
Zweischlauch-Legende aus der CSSR - Von
Dr. -Ing. L. Seveke, D. Šurani