When I started out years ago,we still had a couple of demand model MSA packs.We had Survivair Sigmas for the past 14 years and just upgraded last week to Sperian Warriors.Just curious as to who uses what brands and likes and dislikes of any of them.
Drager PSS 7000, the new series, with quick disconnect/hot bottle change. 45 min carbon fiber bottles. Awesome new panoramic masks, way beyond the old PSS 100 series. They have done a lot of improvements. I have used MSA, Scott 2.2, Scott 4.5, and Interspiro. Drager is top of the line!
We use the Scott 4.5's. I like the PASS system, voice amp and heads up display and have no complaints about the breathing air system design. I used to use Draeger, which was awesome --- leading edge technology.
Full-time gig -In the process of switching from MSA to Scott using a FireAct grant. Just purchased 37 for all the engines and heavy rescue. Will switch out the light rescue and service trucks over the next 3-5 years from the budget.
Volunteer gig - Primarily MSAs with some older SurviveScares.
I have always used Scott's we just went to 45 min bottles I don't like them I liked he 30. I have used MSA when I went over to help out with live fire training at another department and I did really like them.