SeaLife Sea Dragon 3000F Auto Photo/Video Light - SL678
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The new Sea Dragon 3000F is the most powerful photo-video light in its size/weight class, delivering 3000 lumens in an even 120° wide beam. The 3000 features SeaLife’s Auto Brightness, Flash Detect and two red LED’s for night diving. The Sea Dragon 3000F emits a warm 5000K color temperature and 80 CRI (color rendering index) adding vibrant colors and brightness to your underwater pictures and videos.
Auto Flash Detect Mode & Auto Bright Mode The Sea Dragon 3000 Auto’s Auto Flash Detect Mode turns the light off for one second when an external flash is detected. This assures a well lit photo and prevents shadows in your images. Auto Flash Detect Mode can also be turned off if this feature is not desired.
The Sea Dragon 3000F (The “F” stands for Flood beam) 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.
Red LED "Stealth Mode" Two integrated 180-lumen red LED’s cast an 88° beam. At night or in caves or shadows, the red LED’s preserve your eyes natural low light function; allowing you to see gauges and your surroundings, at the same time the red LED’s do not frighten fish like skittish reef fishes that disappear from bright underwater LED 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.
Easily Expandable The Sea Dragon 3000F is easy to expand with SeaLife’s Flex-Connect system of trays, grips, arms and adapters. The 3000 can be connected to any underwater camera system using standard ¼-20 tripod or GoPro camera mounts. Flex-Connect ball joint, YS and cold shoe mounts are available making the Sea Dragon 3000 compatible with any underwater camera.
Features - The Sea Dragon 3000F includes a Single Tray, Grip, and the powerful Sea Dragon 3000F Auto COB LED light.
Powerful 3000 lumens featuring BridgeLux Gen 7 Vero COB LED Array
Auto Bright mode adjusts from 300 to 3000 lumens to preserve your eye’s natural night vision and extends battery life
Auto Flash Detect mode*. Light turns off for 1 second when detecting external flash. Flash detect can be turned on or off. Flash detect works in all 5 light modes
One button control for easy operation. One button to power light on/off and select brightness
Five Light modes: 3 white modes (Manually adjust to 100%, 50% or 25%), 1 white Auto (Automatically adjusts from 10% to 100%) and 1 Red light mode
60 minute burn time at full power
Constant brightness - Regulated circuitry so light won’t dim with battery power.
80 Color Rendering Index (CRI) that mimics natural daylight.
Easy to expand with Flex-Connect™ trays, grip and flex arms
Quick-release button to detach light and aim in crevices and hard to reach areas
120° wide beam angle evenly illuminates the subject with no hot spots. 90° underwater
Emergency mode emits blinking light or SOS signal to alert others of distress. Activated by holding down power button for 5 seconds from power off state
Depth rated to 330 ft (100m)
Corrosion-proof metal light head for heat dispersion and durability
Removable 25Wh 3400 mAh Li-Ion battery w/ charger and international plug adapters included
Waterproof battery compartment protects internal electronics even if light accidently floods
Mounting tray with universal ¼-20 screw fits all SeaLife and other brands
Body Material: Anodized aluminum light head with fiber-reinforced polycarbonate body
Light Source/Bulb: Type 1x COB LED Array (BridgeLux Gen 7 Vero LED Array - BXRE-50E4001-C-74) + 2x Cree XP-E red LED’s
Brightness: White light: 3000 lumens (maintained throughout run time at full power)
Red light: 180 lumens
Brightness Control/Light Modes: 100% white → 50% white → 25% white → Auto white → Red → repeat cycle
Color Temperature: 5000K
Color Rendering Index: 80
Beam Angle: White Light: 120° on land / 90° underwater
Red light: 88° on land / 66° underwater
Battery: Lithium Ion 7.4V, 3400 mAh, 25Wh (included)
Battery Charge Time: 170 minutes
Run Time: 60 minutes at full power, 120 min at half power or Auto, 240 min at quarter power
Depth: Tested to 330 feet/100 meters
Dimensions: 8.5" x 9.5" x 2.3" (22cm x 24cm x 6cm), fully assembled with light head, battery, grip and tray - 5.1" x 2.2" x 4.1" (13cm x 5.6cm x 10.4cm), head only
Weight: 14.4 ounces (408 grams) light head w/battery installed
Bulb Life: 35,000 hours
O-ring: Dual silicone O-rings (lube included)
What's in the box
Sea Dragon 3000F Auto Underwater Photo/Video Light head
Flex-Connect Single Tray w/ standard ¼-20 mounting screw
25Wh Lithium Ion battery
AC Power Adapter, charging tray, and international plug adapter
*CRI is a measure of a light source's ability to show object colors "realistically" or "naturally" compared to daylight, which has a CRI of 100 and represents the maximum value.
The beam angles for the Sea Dragon lights are shown as the true, tested “in-air” (above water) beam angle. Underwater, due to light refraction, the angle tightens to approximately 33% less.
Avoid using this Sea Dragon light above water for prolonged periods of time The light is designed for underwater use and water is needed to displace heat. The metal light head at full power will reach temperature of about 140F (60C) degrees within a few minutes, which may cause burning if touched. A thermal sensor will automatically dim the light if internal temperatures reaches 150F (65C) degrees. Immediately turn off light if any parts of the light become hot to the touch.