Conventional spinning reels operate on a system whereby both ends of a drive gear are supported by a body and body cover, this is commonly fixed via multiple screws. Daiwa has refined this structure aiming to improve accuracy and rigidity by screwing a high precision plate directly into the body. This increases the support and accuracy of the gear and overall rigidity.
Tough Digigear incorporates precise tolerance control that allows for the influence of sudden force on drive gear engagement. This is supported by an ultra-precision machine cut and combined with an unique processing technology to achieve the ideal drive gear design. Tough Digigear realises high strength, indefinitely noiseless rotation, and high response to angler input.
Through years of research and development Daiwa found the solution to waterproofing rotating structures; a semi-permanent membrane of magnetic oil that is suspended between two magnetic surfaces. Magsealed technology realises increased rotational efficiency while preventing the invasion of saltwater and dust, maintaining performance under any circumstances.
We decided to remove the stopper which is an entry route for water and foreign matter. By simply finishing the body structure, we enabled a saving in weight and also a reduction in the possibility of suffering sudden or unexpected troubles in harsh environments.
With the idea of long casting potential we set out to reduce contact resistance. Repositioning the upper ring forwards made it more difficult for line to contact the spool lip. This realised improved flight distance by 5% while reducing the possibility of experiencing line issues.
ATD realises adaptable drag pressure by utilising a new grease that optimises energy yield. This enables the drag output to intuitively adapt to the input pulling force of a fish at any stage during the fight. This prevents the fish doing unnecessary runs due to spikes in drag pressure.
Through integration of Zaion and thorough analysis of the bale structure, we have achieved weight reduction and precise weight allocation. This has enabled a lower center of gravity and a reduction in turning radius, realising a rotor that is perfectly balanced and light to manipulate.
By integrating a large Aluminium Monocoque engine plate we have thoroughly eliminated any potential for vibration. This simplification has reduced the number of components that can lead to loss of power such that a simple yet powerful winding impression can be transmitted.
Seamless Air Bale
Through reviewing the shape of the line slider component we have adopted an integrated veil without joints. This refinement of the bail assembly realises a reduction in both size and weight, enabling increased sensitivity and promoting use of thin lines when required.
Twist Buster II
Two points of support is critical to the efficient functioning of the line roller assembly whereby the direction in which force is applied is constantly variable. By adopting the use of two ball bearings to increase stability of the line roller we have realised a lighter rotation.
Machine Cut Handle
To achieve a powerful winding impression we have integrated a machine cut handle arm to increase the efficiency of power transmission and quality of tactile response. This is supported by an ergonomically designed lightweight high-grip handle knob with a 2 ball bearing specification.
Perfect Line Stopper
We have re-designed a new shape line stopper that enables both PE lines and leader materials to be effectively secured depending on the situation. The horizontal structure realises space saving in a vertical direction and contributes to the overall weight reduction of the spool.