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DIN vs Yoke Regulators — What's the Difference?

By January 11, 2013

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The difference between a DIN regulator first stage and a yoke regulator first stage is the manner in which the regulator attaches to the tank. A DIN regulator screws into a tank valve, and a yoke regulator fits over the top of tank a valve and clamps onto it with a tightening screw. The DIN system is by far superior, but a diver may find it preferable to use a yoke regulator depending upon his style of diving and tanks. Read more

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