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SeaLife Announces DC2000 and Micro 2.0 Camera and Lighting Sets
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, November 14, 2018 @ 03:00 PM (EST)


Following the release of the Sea Dragon 3000F and Sea Dragon 2000FSeaLife has announced new sets bundling its most popular cameras, the DC2000 and Micro 2.0, with the new photo/video lights for special prices.

The DC2000 Pro 3000 Set ($1,099.95) combines the camera with the Sea Dragon 3000F kit featuring grip and single tray, while the DC2000 Pro Duo Set ($1,399.95) bundles the camera, the Sea Dragon 3000F light, and the Sea Dragon Flash together with two grips and a dual tray. This latter configuration, but without the camera, is also available as the Pro Duo 3000 Flash Set ($799.95).

The Micro 2.0 Pro 2000 Set ($789.95) combines SeaLife’s more basic camera with the Sea Dragon 2000F kit featuring grip and more compact tray, while the Micro 2.0 Pro Duo 4000 Set ($999.95) bundles the camera with two Sea Dragon 2000F lights as well as two grips and a dual tray.

SeaLife’s Flex-Connect system of grips, arms and trays integrates seamlessly with all of the lighting options in the Sea Dragon range, so if one of these sets doesn’t fit your requirements, it’s easy to build a different configuration.
 



PRESS RELEASE

SeaLife Gives Popular DC2000 a Refresh with New Lighting Options

MOORESTOWN, NJ – SeaLife has announced that it will offer its new Sea Dragon 3000F COB LED light with the DC2000 starting late November 2018. The 3000F delivers 3000 lumens in an even 120° wide beam (90° underwater). The new Sea Dragon features SeaLife’s Auto Brightness, Flash Detect and red LED’s for “stealth” night diving.

DC2000 Pro 3000 Set
 

The latest generation Bridgelux COB LED array emits a warm 5000K color temperature and 80 CRI (color rendering index) adding vibrant colors and brightness to your underwater pictures and videos.

The Sea Dragon 3000 brightness can be adjusted manually or automatically with its built-in photocell light sensor. The Auto Bright mode automatically adjusts from 300 to 3000 lumens based on proximity to the subject, helping to preserve your eye’s natural night vision and extending battery life. The light can also be manually adjusted to 100%, 50% or 25% brightness.

Two integrated 180-lumen red LED’s cast an 88° beam and preserve your eye’s own natural night vision and allow divers close encounters to certain nighttime sea creatures that swim away from bright lights. The red LED’s are powerful enough to assist the camera’s auto focus and will turn off for 1 second when a Strobe/Flash is fired.

The DC2000 Pro “Duo” also receives an update with the inclusion of the Sea Dragon 3000 and the Sea Dragon Underwater Flash. SeaLife’s Sea Dragon Flash pairs perfectly with the 3000F’s Auto features, so you can dive, video and focus with either full or partial power white light, or the lights red LED “stealth” mode; when you want to shoot that perfect still image – snap and the Sea Dragon 3000F (F stands for the wide Flood beam) turns off for approximately one second, so you have a clean crisp image without shadows caused by the LED light.

DC2000 Pro Duo Set
 

The new DC2000 Pro 3000 and Pro Duo Sets will be available late November 2018 in time for the holiday season. The Pro Duo Set is also available without the camera and adapts quickly and easily to underwater camera systems with an onboard flash. All sets are ready to use, and include tray, grips and can be expanded with added arms and lighting options.

As SeaLife’s most advanced underwater camera to date, the DC2000 includes a full featured waterproof inner camera and an ergonomic, precisely designed and matched 200ft/60m underwater housing. The DC2000 is equipped with a variety of automatic imaging modes for budding photographers to an abundance of full manual exposure controls for advanced users.

Ideal for low light environments, the DC2000 uses a SONY® 1” back-illuminated 20MP CMOS image sensor to produce sharp stills and full HD videos with 1080p @ 60 frames per second. There are 4 underwater modes with built-in underwater color corrections are available to select from: dive, snorkel, external light, and external flash, making external color filters unnecessary. Additionally, 25 Land Scene modes are available for shooting topside. With an auto focus of 4” (10cm) to infinity and an ultra-fast shutter response time of 0.1 second, you’ll never miss a fast moving shot. The DC2000 includes a 7-element fully multi-coated optical grade aspheric lens and a focal length of 11.6mm (film equivalent 31mm). To increase field of view, SeaLife offers a Wide Angle Dome Lens (SL050) for an approximate diagonal shooting angle of 100° underwater, or a Compact Wide Angle Conversion Lens (SL051) for a underwater shooting angle of 61°.

Additionally, the SeaLife DC2000 has new Beta firmware available (Version v1.08) at www.sealife-cameras.com/firmware/. There is no cost for the new firmware download.

The new version allows for improved focusing control when shooting still and video images, for subjects beyond 3ft/1m distance and improves focusing accuracy, along with some other updates. SeaLife plans to include the new firmware in its series production beginning early 2019.

Item Description US Retail
SL747 SeaLife DC2000 Pro 3000 Set (Camera and 3000 Lumen light) $1,099.95
SL749 SeaLife DC2000 Pro Duo Set (Camera, Flash, and 3000 Lumen light) $1,399.95
SL690 SeaLife Pro Duo 3000 Flash Set (Flash and 3000 Lumen light) $799.95

Pro Duo 3000 Flash Set

 



PRESS RELEASE

SeaLife® Introduces Two Micro 2.0™ Camera Sets

MOORESTOWN, NJ - For the underwater photographer, who wants a turn-key package that yields optimal still and video imaging results, SeaLife combines their latest Micro 2.0 camera with several of their new Sea Dragon COB LED lights to create their most advanced, yet easy to use underwater camera sets: Micro 2.0 Pro 2000 Set and the Micro 2.0 Pro Duo 4000 Set.

Micro 2.0 Pro 2000 Set
 

The new Sea Dragon COB LED lights offer a favorable color temperature and color rendering index (CRI) that help reveal the natural colors of the seascape, reefs and sea creatures for the Micro 2.0 camera to capture vivid stills and impressive videos.

The Micro 2.0 Pro 2000 Set includes the Micro 2.0 32GB WiFi Camera and Sea Dragon 2000F light while the Micro 2.0 Pro Duo 4000 Set includes the Micro 2.0 32GB WiFi Camera and two Sea Dragon 2000 lights. Both sets come equipped with Flex-Connect™ grips and trays and can easily be expanded using Flex-Connect accessories.

SeaLife’s Micro 2.0 is a permanently sealed underwater camera featuring a SONY® 16MP CMOS Image sensor for capturing the sharp and colorful images and videos down to a depth of 200ft/60m. It’s available in two models: 32GB or 64GB of internal memory, both with a built in WiFi feature that wirelessly connects the camera to any iOS and Android device using the SeaLife Micro Cam app.

Micro 2.0 Pro Duo 4000 Set
 

The new Sea Dragon 2000F (the “F” stands for Flood beam) shines across a 120° beam providing wide coverage for the wide angle lens of the Micro 2.0 camera. As a result of its flat panel COB LED array technology, the Sea Dragon 2000F has a Color Rendering Index (CRI) of 80 and color temperature of 5,000k that closely mimics natural sunlight (The sun has a CRI of 100) and with a running time of 60 minutes at full power. Sea Dragon lights include a rechargeable 7.4V, 3400mAh lithium-ion battery.  

The new Micro 2.0 Camera Sets will be available in early December of 2018.

Item Description US Retail
SL517 Micro 2.0 Pro 2000 Set $789.95
SL519 Micro 2.0 Pro Duo 4000 Set $999.95

 

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