Ultramax 60M/195FT UXDS-3 Underwater strobe kit for any underwater housing

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Ultramax Ultrapower UXDS-3 Underwater digital strobe light

Batteries are not included.

Waterproofing

Safe to use at a maximum depth of 195ft. The battery compartment cap is secured via double o-ring seal as is the main body of the housing which also has a gasket as an enhanced barrier against water penetration. To eliminate possible leakage through the housing, Ultramax has used a simple reed switch controlled by a powerful external magnet. The battery compartment is completely isolated from the electronics in order to prevent water damage to the strobe if the compartment is accidentally opened or batteries are changed when the unit is still wet from a dive.

Guide Number

Features a GN of 66' at ISO 100 on land.

Power Rating

Features a power rating of approximately 25 watt-sec.

Coverage

Offers a coverage angle of 90°, which is 50% wider than Ultramax's previous model and can be increased to 100° using the supplied diffuser. The diffuser also softens the light to prevent backscatter, glare, and hard shadows.

Color Temperature

Daylight-balanced at 5700K.

Modes and Triggering

Offers manual exposure control. There are 5 pre-flash settings to synchronize with the built-in flash of most digital compact cameras. Choose from 5 power/brightness output levels ranging from 20-100%. The strobe also has slave functionality, allowing it to be triggered by the firing of another flash. An optional Fiber Optic Cable Kit (#UXDS-FOC) is also available.

LED Indicators

There are five LEDs that indicate power level, along with a green LED power ready light featuring a blinking function that indicates low battery.

Power

Runs on 4 AA alkaline or NiMH batteries, which are available separately.

Construction Details

Durable housing made of corrosion-resistant polycarbonate.

Mounting

Standard YS connector for attachment to a lighting arm with a YS mount, such as Ultramax's UXFA-1 or UXFA-2 Flex Arm. This arm can then be mounted onto their UXST-1 single or UXST-2 dual lighting arm tray or another tray with standard T-1 connectors. These trays also give you a mounting point for your camera housing and provide improved handling and balance beneath the water's surface.

Secifications

Guide No.

66' / 20 m at ISO 100 on land

Power Rating

Approx. 25 watt-sec

Coverage Angle

90°
100° with supplied diffuser

Depth Rating

197' / 60 m

Flash Modes

5 pre-flash settings to synchronize with camera's built-in flash
5 power/brightness output levels from 20-100%

Exposure Control

Manual

Slave

Yes

Fiber Optic Connector

Fiber Optic Cable Kit (#UXDS-FOC)

Color Temperature

5700 K

Recycle Time

Approx. 3.0 sec with fresh alkaline batteries

Flashes

Approx. 150 with alkaline batteries

Indicators

5 LEDs for power level
Green LED power ready light with blinking function for low battery

Connector

Standard YS connector

Buoyancy

Neutral

Power

Runs on 4 AA alkaline or NiMH batteries (not included)

Switch

Magnetic on/off switch

Material of Construction

Polycarbonate housing
Thermo-elastomer gasket seal

Dimensions

6.9 x 3.9 x 3.9" / 175 x 100 x 100 mm

Weight

1.5 lb / 0.7 kg without batteries

 

CamDive® Aluminium diving handle is designed as a universal light mounting system. The foam cushioned handle with 1" ball adapter on top, allows installation of video/strobe light. Anodized aluminium construction for light weight and durability. Comes with 2 standard 1/4" screws for attaching to underwater housing.

Dimensions: 

  • Length - 9.5" / 24 cm
  • Height - 6.5" / 16 cm
  • Width - 1.3" / 3 cm
  • Weight - 6.9Oz / 196g

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