Adding Artificial Light to Underwater Photography and Video's is the Key to better Images and Quality Movies. The Ikelite DS-161 Substrobe and Video Light can provide this Artificial Light Requirement. Brightest, Smoothest Coverage, in a real world, side-by-side comparison, the DS160 remains one of the Brightest Strobes on the market. More importantly, the Quality of Light is Exceptional due to a Round Flashtube and Reflector designed specifically to deliver the Softest, most Even Coverage possible. The DS161 remains the favorite of Pros Worldwide for delivering a Warm Light without needing to add a Light-Dimming Diffuser.
The DS-161 Substrobe has an Integrated Video Light. The most convenient and Cost Effective way to add Video-Lighting to your Camera Rig, the Diffused 500 Lumen Beam is Perfect for Close-Up Video and Focusing. The Video Light has Adjustable Brightness in 10 Settings plus SOS Mode for Emergency Situations. The LED Turns-Off-and-On when the Strobe is Fired, ensuring that No Bright Spots will Ruin your Photos. The Strobe incorporates State of the Art Lithium-Ion Battery Technology produces over 450 Full Power Flashes at an unprecedented 1.4 second Recycle Time or 8 Hours of Video Burn Time at Full Intensity. Ikelite's Proprietary Quick-Release Toggle System Attaches the Battery Pack with Ease-and-Confidence, making a Flooded Battery Virtually Impossible.
The included Smart Charger accepts Variable Voltage in the 100-240V Range and includes AC adapters for US, Europe, UK and Australia. The Rechargeable Battery Pack is Interchangeable for Quick- Turnaround in between dives. Existing 4066.5 NiMH and 4066 NiCad Batteries are Forward-Compatible with New Strobes. When combined with a compatible Ikelite TTL System or Film TTL System, the DS161 Automatically Adjusts Brightness to provide Perfect Exposure whether you're Shooting Macro, Portrait or Wide Angle. The DS161 is Approximately Neutral in Salt-Water for the most Ergonomic and Comfortable Handling of your Camera System. Other strobes require expensive buoyancy arms to provide this key feature!
The DS 161 Strobe has a Flash Guide # 76' (24 meters) at ISO 100, has a Beam Angle of 90° (100° with included Diffuser) for the Flash, 45° for Video, and a Color Temperature of 4800K for the Flash and 5000K for the Video. Strobe has TTL, Full and 9 Fractional Powers in 1/2 Stop Increments. The Strobes is Depth Rated to 300' (90 meters). The Smart Charger will Recharge the 7.4 Volt Lithium-Ion Battery in 5 Hours to a Full Charge. Strobe measures (Length x Diameter) 7" x 3.75" (17.9 x 9.6 cm) and weighs 2.5 lbs (1130 g) in air, comes with an Owner's Manual, Waterproof Bulkhead Cap, Silicone Lubricant and is covered by a 24 month limited warranty.
This product has a limited warranty of 12 months.