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SeaLife Introduces New Set Featuring the Sea Dragon 4500F Photo/Video Light
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, April 2, 2019 @ 11:00 AM (EST)

SeaLife has introduced a new set featuring the Sea Dragon 4500F, the company’s flagship photo/video light. The powerful 4,500-lumen light offers a very high color rendering index (CRI) of 96 and a wide 90° beam underwater (120° in air).

The Sea Dragon Duo 9000F set includes two Sea Dragon 4500F light heads, two Flex-Connect YS mounts, two Flex-Connect arms, two Flex-Connect grips, and a Flex-Connect dual tray. The system is ideally suited to the company’s DC2000 underwater camera, but will pair well with any high-quality compact or midsize mirrorless/DSLR camera in its housing.

Available in May, the Sea Dragon Duo 9000F will retail for $1349.95, offering considerable cost savings over purchasing the individual components separately.
 



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SeaLife Introduces Sea Dragon Duo 9000F Set


MOORESTOWN, NJ - SeaLife has introduced their new Sea Dragon 9000F Photo-Video light set based on two dual tray mounted Sea Dragon 4500’s.

The Sea Dragon 4500F photo-video lights deliver 4500 lumens in an even 120° wide beam. Side by side they offer even more complete coverage of any subject at nearly any shooting angle.

The 4500 lights offer an unmatched 96 CRI (color rendering index) with their proprietary COB LED array that closely simulates natural sunlight (A CRI of 100 would be just like outdoor daylight). Most other LED lights offer a much lower CRI, missing critical colors necessary produce natural and colorful still images and videos. The Sea Dragon 4500s, with their unique COB LED, not only offer a high CRI, they also deliver a TLCI (Television Lighting Consistency Index) value of over 97. With 100 being the highest possible TLCI value, lights producing more than 90 TLCI are acceptable for capturing true, natural colors with television studio cameras – making the Sea Dragon 9000F set the perfect combination for brilliant and colorful underwater video.

The Sea Dragon 9000 dual light set also offers impressive still image results and can be used as a primary source of light. Should the user want to add a strobe, the 4500 lights feature Auto Flash Detect mode, which cancels the light for one second when a strobe is fired.

The Sea Dragon Duo 9000F Set’s brightness can be adjusted manually or automatically with the lights’ built-in photocell light sensor. The Auto Bright mode automatically adjusts from 450 to 4500 lumens based on proximity to the subject, helping to preserve your eye’s natural night vision and extends battery life. The lights can also be manually adjusted to 100%, 75%, 50% or 25% brightness.
 


The set includes two Sea Dragon 4500 light heads connected to two Flex-Connect™ YS Mounts which connect to the included two Flex-Connect flex arms, and two grips on a Flex-Connect dual tray.

Part of the pair of Sea Dragon 4500’s impressive performance is their powerful 50W Li-ion rechargeable battery packs, that run the lights for 60 minutes at full power. The lights also include two battery chargers, along with US and three international plug adapters and a large protective travel case (SL944 Duo case) that holds the entire system including a camera.

The Sea Dragon Duo 9000F Set will be available May 1, 2019.

Item Description US Retail
SL692 Sea Dragon Duo 9000F Set $1349.95

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