Video Light

The right choice for your light depends on the camera you are using. It you are using a point and shoot still/video capable camera you need a good light with enough power to cover still and video. Of course this means you may spent more for the light than you did for your camera and housing. If you use lights that don’t live up to your needs you will be disappointed. To save you the trouble of finding out what you need we have tested a lot of lights and settled on three that we think do the best job. Keldan has a lot of power and the best accurate color. Gates has great power and are the truly the best for professional video and Light and Motion is small with enough power but not at the top of the line but the price will fit you budget. All these are all self contained lights and do not use external batteries. Ikelite makes a good video light the, PRO-2800 LED, but we don’t like cords from the batteries to the lamp heads. It is cumbersome underwater. We also like batteries that can be removed from the light and replaces with fresh ones quickly. Unfortunately, the Light and Motion SOLA has to be charged in tact meaning that the light is out of service while charging is performed.  The amount of burn time is also important. Our number one choice is the Keldan. Then the Gates for professional HD cameras. This is if you are serious about professional video. The Sea & Sea will do if you are on a budget and can limit your video needs. If you are working close with macro it is a great light. The one foot to four foot range is fine.

Keldan Luna 8

Keldan Luna 8 LA_V High CRI LED  $2,299.99

Very pow­er­ful, small and lightweight 4’500 lu­men LED video with ex­cel­lent col­or ren­der­ing
•    Ex­cel­lent col­or ren­der­ing in­dex, CRI 95 (Ra)
•    20-80 watt LED pow­er
•    90° cov­er­age with smooth fall off
•    Speck­le free, soft beam pat­tern
•    4’500 lu­men, 5’000 kelvin
•    Burn­time 50-200 min­utes
•    67 Wh recharge­able Li-Ion bat­tery­pack
•    Mo­d­u­lar de­sign

LED tech­nol­o­gy with out­s­tand­ing col­or ren­der­ing

Our pro­pri­e­tary LED ar­ray tech­nol­o­gy pro­vides a very na­t­u­ral white light in day­light qual­i­ty with a col­or tem­per­a­ture of 5000 Kelvin and with an out­s­tand­ing high col­or ren­der­ing of 95 (Ra). The ef­fi­ca­cy as well as the col­or ren­der­ing is ex­ceed­ing the spe­c­i­fi­ca­tions of HID bulbs. A unique fea­ture is the vari­able pow­er with 5 sett­ings rang­ing from 20-80 Watt.

Soft 90° beam

The unique op­ti­cal de­sign with dif­fus­er and dome lens re­sults a very soft and wide beam of 90° on land as well as in wa­ter. There are no hot spots and the edges are smooth.

Self-con­tained

The self con­tained de­sign makes this light very easy to use. There is no need for spe­cial mount­ings for the bat­tery can­is­ter.
The in­clud­ed brack­et al­lows easy mount­ing on stan­dard arm sys­tems like the Ul­tra Light arms.

Small and lightweightThe de­sign is op­ti­mized for very small di­men­sions and light weight. You do not find any other light on the mar­ket which is as small and pow­er­full than the LU­NA 8 LA-V CRI.

The com­plete set (light, brack­et, dif­fus­er) ads on­ly 0.14kg to your gear.

Tough De­signThe LED can not break and has al­most un­limit­ed life­time.

Thanks to its overtem­per­a­ture pro­tec­tion, the light can al­so be used out­side the wa­ter.

Li-Ion Bat­teryThe LU­NA 8 LA-V CRI us­es a recharge­able Li-Ion bat­tery­pack which of­fers much high­er pow­er den­si­ty and less weight com­pared to NiMH bat­teries. The Li-Ion bat­tery­pack al­so of­fers bet­ter per­for­mance in cold wa­ter con­di­tions than NiMH bat­teries do. The bat­tery­pack can be eas­i­ly exchanged within a few se­conds.

Keldan battery

The wall adapter ac­cepts 110V to 240V AC. Exchange­able adapter plugs al­low world­wide use.

Charge Dis­play

An eight stage charge lev­el in­di­ca­tor gives you the charge lev­el while charg­ing or div­ing.

Mo­d­u­lar de­sign

Avai­l­able ac­ces­sories and spare parts for this light are:

Spe­c­i­fi­ca­tions

Light flux max. pow­er Can­dle­pow­er max. pow­er Burn­time max. Pow­er max. el. pow­er
4’500 lu­men 3’000 can­dela 50 min­utes 80 watt
Light flux min. pow­er Can­dle­pow­er min. pow­er Burn­time min. Pow­er min. el. pow­er
1’600 lu­men 1000 can­dela 200 min­utes 20 watt
Beam an­gle Cor­re­lat­ed Col­or Tem­per­a­ture Charge time Bat­tery ca­pac­i­ty
90° 5’000 kelvin 3-4 hours 67 Wh (nom. 14.8V/5.2Ah)
Di­am­e­ter (Head) Length Dry weight Wet weight
12 cm 29 cm 1.1 kg 0.14 kg

Keldan LUNA 8 LA FLUX

Ex­treme­ly pow­er­ful, small and lightweight 6’000 lu­men LED video light
•    6’000 lu­men, 5’000 kelvin
•    20-80 watt LED pow­er
•    90° cov­er­age with smooth fall off
•    Speck­le free, soft beam pat­tern
•    Burn­time 50-200 min­utes
•    67 Wh recharge­able Li-Ion bat­tery­pack
•    Mo­d­u­lar de­sign

LUNA 8 LA-V FLUX

6000 LUMEN Keldan Luna 8

Ex­treme­ly pow­er­ful, small and lightweight 6’000 lu­men LED video light 

  • 6’000 lu­men, 5’000 kelvin
  • 20-80 watt LED pow­er
  • 90° cov­er­age with smooth fall off
  • Speck­le free, soft beam pat­tern
  • Burn­time 50-200 min­utes
  • 67 Wh recharge­able Li-Ion bat­tery­pack
  • Mo­d­u­lar de­sign

LED tech­nol­o­gy with out­s­tand­ing ef­fi­cien­cy

Our pro­pri­e­tary LED ar­ray tech­nol­o­gy pro­vides a very na­t­u­ral white light with a col­or tem­per­a­ture of 5000 Kelvin. The ef­fi­ca­cy of the LED bulb is ex­ceed­ing the spe­c­i­fi­ca­tions of HID bulbs. A unique fea­ture is the vari­able pow­er with 5 sett­ings rang­ing from 20-80 Watt.

Soft 90° beam

The unique op­ti­cal de­sign with dif­fus­er and dome lens re­sults a very soft and wide beam of 90° on land as well as in wa­ter. There are no hot spots and the edges are smooth.

Self-con­tained

The self con­tained de­sign makes this light very easy to use. There is no need for spe­cial mount­ings for the bat­tery can­is­ter.
The in­clud­ed brack­et al­lows easy mount­ing on stan­dard arm sys­tems like the Ul­tra Light arms.

Small and lightweight

The de­sign is op­ti­mized for very small di­men­sions and light weight. You do not find any other light on the mar­ket which is as small and pow­er­full than the LU­NA 8 LA-V FLUX.
The com­plete set (light, brack­et, dif­fus­er) ads on­ly 0.14kg to your gear.

Tough De­sign

The LED can not break and has al­most un­limit­ed life­time.
Thanks to its overtem­per­a­ture pro­tec­tion, the light can al­so be used out­side the wa­ter.

Li-Ion Bat­tery

The LU­NA 8 LA-V FLUX us­es a recharge­able Li-Ion bat­tery­pack which of­fers much high­er pow­er den­si­ty and less weight com­pared to NiMH bat­teries. The Li-Ion bat­tery­pack al­so of­fers bet­ter per­for­mance in cold wa­ter con­di­tions than NiMH bat­teries do. The bat­tery­pack can be eas­i­ly exchanged within a few se­conds.
The wall adapter ac­cepts 110V to 240V AC. Exchange­able adapter plugs al­low world­wide use.

Charge Dis­play

An eight stage charge lev­el in­di­ca­tor gives you the charge lev­el while charg­ing or div­ing.

Mo­d­u­lar de­sign

Avai­l­able ac­ces­sories and spare parts for this light are:

Spe­c­i­fi­ca­tions

Light flux max. pow­er Can­dle­pow­er max. pow­er Burn­time max. Pow­er max. el. pow­er
6’000 lu­men 4’000 can­dela 50 min­utes 80 watt

 

Light flux min. pow­er Can­dle­pow­er min. pow­er Burn­time min. Pow­er min. el. pow­er
2’200 lu­men 1’300 can­dela 200 min­utes 20 watt

 

Beam an­gle Cor­re­lat­ed Col­or Tem­per­a­ture Charge time Bat­tery ca­pac­i­ty
90° 5’000 kelvin 3-4 hours 67 Wh (nom. 14.8V/5.2Ah)

 

Di­am­e­ter (Head) Length Dry weight Wet weight
12 cm 29 cm 1.1 kg 0.14 kg

Bat­tery­pack for LU­NA 8 lights, Li-Ion, 67 Wh (nom­i­nal 14.8V, 5.2Ah)

Keldan Luna 4V $1,499.99  Made in Switz­er­land

Keldan luna 4

Ex­treme­ly small and lightweight 4’000 lu­men LED video light
•    4’000 lu­men, 5’000 kelvin
•    11-45 watt LED pow­er
•    80° cov­er­age in wa­ter (110° in  air)
•    Speck­le free, soft beam pat­tern
•    Burn­time 50-200 min­utes
•    41 Wh recharge­able Li-Ion bat­tery­pack

 

LED tech­nol­o­gy with out­s­tand­ing ef­fi­cien­cy

Our pro­pri­e­tary LED ar­ray tech­nol­o­gy pro­vides a very bright light with a col­or tem­per­a­ture of 5000 Kelvin. The ef­fi­ca­cy of the LED bulb is ex­ceed­ing the spe­c­i­fi­ca­tions of HID bulbs. A unique fea­ture is the vari­able pow­er with 5 sett­ings rang­ing from 11-45 Watt.

Soft 80° beam

The light has a very soft and speck­le free beam of 85° in wa­ter (110° im air).

Self-con­tained

The self con­tained de­sign makes this light very easy to use. There is no need for spe­cial mount­ings for the bat­tery can­is­ter.
The in­clud­ed brack­et al­lows easy mount­ing on stan­dard arm sys­tems like the Ul­tra Light arms.

Small and lightweight

The de­sign is op­ti­mized for very small di­men­sions and light weight. You do not find any other light on the mar­ket which is as small and pow­er­full than the LU­NA 4 V.
The com­plete set (light, brack­et, dif­fus­er) ads on­ly 0.7kg (0.22kg in wa­ter) to your gear.

Tough De­sign

The LED can not break and has al­most un­limit­ed life­time.
Thanks to its overtem­per­a­ture pro­tec­tion, the light can al­so be used out­side the wa­ter.

Li-Ion Bat­tery

The LU­NA 4 V us­es a recharge­able Li-Ion bat­tery­pack which of­fers much high­er pow­er den­si­ty and less weight com­pared to NiMH bat­teries. The Li-Ion bat­tery­pack al­so of­fers bet­ter per­for­mance in cold wa­ter con­di­tions than NiMH bat­teries do. The bat­tery­pack can be eas­i­ly exchanged within a few se­conds.
The wall adapter ac­cepts 110V to 240V AC. Exchange­able adapter plugs al­low world­wide use.

Charge Dis­play

An eight stage charge lev­el in­di­ca­tor gives you the charge lev­el while charg­ing or div­ing.

Ac­ces­sories

Avai­l­able ac­ces­sories for this light:

Spe­c­i­fi­ca­tions

Light flux max. pow­er Can­dle­pow­er max. pow­er Burn­time max. Pow­er max. el. pow­er
4’000 lu­men 1’600 can­dela 50 min­utes 45 watt
Light flux min. pow­er Can­dle­pow­er min. pow­er Burn­time min. Pow­er min. el. pow­er
1’100 lu­men 440 can­dela 200 min­utes 11 watt
Beam an­gle Cor­re­lat­ed Col­or Tem­per­a­ture Charge time Bat­tery ca­pac­i­ty
80° (in wa­ter), 110° (in air) 5’000 kelvin 3-4 hours 41 Wh (nom. 14.8V/2.9Ah)
Di­am­e­ter (Head) Length Dry weight Wet weight
7.2 cm 16 cm 0.7 kg 0.22 kg

Gates VL8 & VL24 Underwater LED Video Lights

Gates VL24 & VL8

New to the Gates ‘bulletproof’ underwater imaging lineup, the Sub Aqua Imaging Systems VL8 and VL24 Underwater Video Lights will appeal to the broad range of Gates clients from recreational divers to underwater cinematographers. The extensive underwater lighting expertise of Sub Aqua Imaging Systems is brought to bear in a collaborative effort with Gates, and represents a quantum leap in underwater video lighting technology. The VL8 throws a remarkable 2000 lumens of illumination, while the VL24 big brother is rated at over 6000 lumens – all in a single, self contained package that will un-tether the professional from surface supplied lighting. Available in tungsten and daylight color temperatures, the VL series LED lights have an evenly dispersed 100° Effective Beam Angle that will satisfy the most demanding wide angle shooters. And the neutral buoyancy of the VL-series will delight the DSLR video shooter. The VL series lights carry Gates support and backing with a 2 year warranty on parts/labor and 6 months on batteries – the best available in the industry. Reliability, durability, dependability – the Gates hallmark for over 40 years

Gates are truly the powerful professional video lights

 

Light and Motion SOLA 4000-2000-1200 lights

SOLA 4000

Lumens/Run Time (Per Level):
Level 7- 4000 / 60
Level 6- 3000 / 90
Level 5- 2000 / 120
Level 4- 1000 / 240
Level 3- 500 / 480
Level 2- 250 / 800
Level 1- 125 / XXXX

 

Charge Time:
Full- 150 Min
80%- 90 Min
70%- 60 Min
Size & Weight:
85mm x 143mm &
808 gr. w/ Ball Mount

SOLA 2000-$899.00

SOLA 2000

Lumens (Flood):
High- 2000
Med- 1000
Low- 500

Run Time (Min):
High- 65
Med- 130
Low- 260

Charge Time:
150 Minutes

Size & Weight:
57mm x 101mm &
283 gr. w/ Ball Mount

SOLA VIDEO-$699.00

SOLA VIDEO

Lumens (Flood/Spot):
High- 1200/500
Med- 600/250
Low- 300/125

Run Time (Flood/Spot):
High- 65/70 Min
Med- 130/140
Low- 260/280

Charge Time:
150 Minutes

Size & Weight:
57mm x 101mm &
283 gr. w/ Ball Mount

The Sola PHOTO Series are for SLR focus lights and can be used for video on point and shoot camera models that take video clips.

The SOLA Photo 500 is a great little light at the price. Only $299 for a true 500 lumen rechargeable light.

Specs: Sola Photo 500
•    Output Lumens:
?    High- 500
?    Med- 250
?    Low- 125
•    Run Time (Min):
?    High- 70
?    Med- 140
?    Low- 280
•    System Weight: 283 gr
•    Battery: 2 Cell Li-ion
•    Charger: 1.5 Amp
•    Dimensions: 57mm x 101mm

Sola Photo 800  $499    ** features red LED

Specs: Sola PHOTO 800
•    Output Lumens:
?    High- 800 / 226
?    Med- 400 / 113
?    Low- 200 / 57
•    Run Time (Min):
?    High- 65
?    Med- 130
?    Low- 260
•    System Weight: 283 gr
•    Battery: 2 Cell Li-ion
•    Charger: 1.5 Amp
•    Dimensions: 57mm x 101mm

Sola Photo 1200 $699    ** features red LED

 

Ikelite Pro Video Lite $850.00 with flex arm.

Ikel Lite Pro2800

Specifications.

Intensity ……
……
2800 lumens (High power)
700 lumens (Flashlight)
Power Settings …… Flashlight, High, Medium, Low, SOS
Burn Time ……
……
……
1 hour 30 min (High power)
2 hours 45 min (Low power)
4 hours 30 min (Flashlight)
Beam Angle …… 100 degrees
Color Temp …… 5000-5500K
Light Head Size …… 70mm diameter x 64mm length (2.75″ x 2.5″)
Light Head Weight …… 313g (11oz)
Batteries …… 13V 4.5Ah NiMH
Battery Pack Size …… 6cm x 20cm (2″ x 8″)
Battery Pack Weight ……
……
1kg (2.3lb) in air
340g (12oz) negative in fresh water
Depth Rating …… 90m (300ft)

 

 

 

Nocturnal M7001 LED lights are the smallest lights and ideal for Go-Pro and point and shoot cameras. There are two models, one for video and one for focusing. They are easy to mount on any housing or arm system from Ultralight or standard flex arms on Nocturnal trays and arms or directly on camera housing that have hot shoe plates. The basic video or focus M7001 sells for $180.00 and any kind or mounting system can be used.

Shown below are the various configurations for mounting the Nocturnal M7001

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