Sea Dragon Universal Flash

$399.95

The SeaLife Universal underwater flash/strobe works with all SeaLife DC-Series and other cameras with a built-in Flash.   The Flash offers both automatic and variable power adjustments with an effective UW distance range up to 8feet/2.5m.   The “Auto Learn Mode” easily syncs your cameras pre-flash for easy set-up and use with your camera.  For best results, we recommend rechargeable Panasonic Eneloop Pro 2550mAh Ni-MH batteries.

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SKU: SL963 Category:
Description
Features
Specifications
What's Included

Bring out bright, brilliant colors
The powerful and compact Sea Dragon Digital Universal Flash makes it simple to add light and color to your images down to 200 feet/60 meters.  Producing rich, deep colors in underwater photos, the Sea Dragon Flash is compatible with SeaLife camera models, and most other brands of underwater cameras that use an internal flash. 

Fine tune your brightness for the perfect shot
Variable power adjustment and large controls make it easy to fine tune brightness, while leaving the flash in Auto Mode automatically adjusts brightness. Use the Auto Learn Mode to easily sync the pre-flash with your camera by selecting Auto Brightness or by manually adjusting the brightness for optimal exposure. A quick-release button detaches flash head for aiming in hard to reach areas. The included diffuser spreads light out evenly, preventing a hotspot and backscatter. 

Easily expand with Flex-Connect accessories
Quickly and easily expand Sea Dragon lighting with Flex-Connect – add grips, Flex Arms, trays and other accessories with just a “click!” Flex-Connect allows you to transform your camera set from compact to full-featured in just seconds, providing a quick way to adjust to any dive environment.

Easy mounting and integration
With the included 7mm optical cable plug, universal integration is easy; simply mount the camera onto the tray and plug the 7mm cable adapter into the housing and insert the optical cable. A universal flash link adapter is also included should the camera or housing not feature a 7mm optical cable plug. The Sea Dragon Flash is compatible with all SeaLife DC Series cameras and other camera brands using an external flash. 

Features

Universal – Works with SeaLife cameras (excluding Micro HD/HD+, Micro 2.0, Micro 3.0), Olympus, Canon, Sony, Nikon, and other brands of underwater cameras that have a built-in flash 

Auto Mode automatically adjusts flash brightness for optimal image exposure

Variable power adjustment allows user to manually fine-tune flash brightness for desired effect and image exposure

Easy to expand with Flex-Connect™ trays, grip and Flex Arms

Effective underwater distance range up to 8 feet (2.5m)

Depth rated to 200 feet/60 meters

Quick-release button to detach flash and aim in crevices and hard to reach areas

Universal mount fits all SeaLife cameras and other brands of underwater cameras with standard tripod mount (Ikelite tripod adapter available but sold separately) 

Auto Learn Mode easily syncs pre-flash with any digital camera

Effective underwater distance range up to 8 feet/2.5 meters

Approximately 150 flashes at full brightness with 4 AA single-use batteries (not included)

Waterproof battery compartment

Includes universal optical cable plug (SL96307) which connects the Sea Dragon Flash optical cable to Olympus, Sea & Sea and other underwater housings using the standard 7mm optical flash port

Coiled optical cable extends from 15”(38cm) to 30”(76cm), compatible when adding one or two Flex Arms

Specifications

Guide Number 66′ (20m) full power/ 5′ (1.5m) low power, at ISO 100 on land
Power Adjustment Range 8% to 100% (In Auto or Manual Modes)
Controls Power (On/Off), Test (Program), Brightness (Manual/Auto)
Coverage/Beam Angle 80° horizontal x 60° vertical (100° x 100° with included diffuser)
Color Temperature 5700° Kelvin, 5400° Kelvin with diffuser
Color Rendering Index 98 (with or without diffuser)
Power Source The Sea Dragon Flash takes 4 AA batteries (not included). For best results, we recommend rechargeable Panasonic Eneloop Pro 2550mAh Ni-MH batteries. On a full charge, the strobe should fire more than 500 times.
Battery Life 150 flashes at full brightness (300 at half brightness) with alkaline AA batteries.  500 flashes at full brightness with rechargeable Panasonic Eneloop Pro 2550mAh Ni-MH batteries.
Recycle Time 1 second at < 1/2 power / 5 seconds at full power
Buoyancy Negative; -75 grams underwater
Housing Material Fiber-reinforced polycarbonate
Hardware Marine grade stainless steel
O-ring Material Dual NBR o-rings (lube included)
Weight 18 ounces (509 grams), head with batteries
Dimensions Head: 5″(12.7cm) x 4.5″ (11.4cm) x 2.5″ (6.4cm)

What's Included

Sea Dragon Universal Flash head with Flash Diffuser
Flex-Connect Single Tray w/ standard ¼-20 mounting screw
Flex-Connect grip
Optical Cable and Universal Flash Link Adapter
Optical Cable Plug (For Olympus, Sea&Sea and other housings using a 7mm optical cable flash port)
Spare O-rings, O-ring lubricant, O-ring removal tool
Instruction manual
Sea Dragon Case

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