What's in the box: Underwater Kinetics Aqualite UV-395 Video LED Light Head
Underwater Kinetics Aqualite UV-395 Video LED Light Lamp Head
You have an Underwater Kinetics Aqualite (see SKU: UKTAV) and want to have the advantage of the UV capacity when diving at night, or you want a spare LED Lamp in your save-a-dive-kit when you're on that next exotic vacation in St. Somewhere. Amaze yourself by seeing new colors not normally revealed in the beam of your old tag along dive light. Recently you may have heard that some resorts are beginning to offer what's called a Fluorescent Dive or Flo Dive" where night divers are given UV lights that transform the reef into a spectacular show of color, just like the UV posters of yore. This phenomenon is relatively new to divers but, in fact, scientists have been observing this reaction for years. It is only recently that advances in technology have allowed the world of UV to be brought into the mainstream diving industry.
How does it Work: Chemical compounds contained in the tissue of these animals (mostly corals) react to the UV light causing them to fluoresce in brilliant reds, purples and greens. The results can be quite amazing. Recently, advances in technology have made possible a new version of the UV LED which has a wavelength just outside the spectrum of visible light at about 395 (nm). This LED still causes marine life to put on their fluorescent show but since it is nearly invisible to the naked eye, only the glowing colors are revealed. The reef is still bathed in UV light you just can't see it! Bottom line no yellow filter needed.
Bring out the incredible underwater colors and intricate detail of marine life with the Aqualite Video LED Light. Fish and invertebrates hiding under ledges and holes often receive little ambient sunlight and require additional lighting for underwater videos to come to life. Lighting the foreground with daylight colored Aqualite illumination, while allowing the delicate blues and greens of the open water background to fade into the depths can produce prize winning videos. The Light Head provides a 90° degree beam angle. The ultra wide angle / UV beam is great if you already own an Aqualite and want to add another lamp head to your collection. They all interchange, so you'll be sure to have exactly the type of light you need for the dive and works extremely well with wide angle cameras such as GoPro.