For over 25 years Sealife cameras have developed a huge reputation in the diver and underwater imaging fields. With every new product consumers are consistently pleased and surprised by the technology.As a replacement of DC1200, Sealife launches its new product the DC1400, which is the easiest camera ever to be used underwater. Six different types of special underwater modes are offered in the DC1400, each one making it possible to take sharp and original pictures of any underwater object or creature.
According to the sales and marketing director, Brian Correia, this product is a revolution in the field of photography. This revolutionary product makes it possible for any divers and adventurers to shoot any kind of amazing photos. Besides photo shots, HD videos can be captured easily and confidently with this camera. A friendly using procedure and adaption capacity to underwater circumstances has made the Sealife DC1400 camera the number one product in the related field.
This new model comes equippedwith new piano key controls whichare designed to create control and an easy picture takingexperience for the diver. Users also have the option of incorporating video lighting or flash systems to the camera directly should they so desire. The wide angle lens is 26 mm with 4 varying color correction filters for clear images at any depth. There is also much praise for the 3” LCD screen which will help you shoot and watch any HD videos you’d like, including the sounds too. Also, the Sealife DC1400 rubber covering of the camera is shock resistant which is helpful for rough use and unfavorable conditions.
Six different underwater modes make it possible to take exact and original picture of underwater objects, these modes include:
Dive mode- This mode is used for underwater correction of colors divers.
Snorkel mode- This mode is used for underwater correction of colors for scuba divers.
Extended flash auto mode- This setting is for auto exposure when you are using various flashes with your camera.
Extended light mode- This setting is for auto exposure when you are using various lights for video recording purposes.
External flash and light mode- This setting is for auto exposure when you are using various flashes and lights for video or picture taking.
External flash manual mode- This setting is for shutter exposure when you are using more than one flash method.
Images that are taken are stored in a 16 GB compatible memory card, easy for uploading onto your computer. Users also never have to worry about their battery as the DC1400 comes with a rechargeable Lithium ion battery, allowing you to have power when you need it. Most consumers are shocked to see that the price of the Sealife DC 1400 model is only $494.99 , and that is including a one year manufacturer’s warranty.
So, if you are an underwater enthusiast who is searching for a way to capture a little of what you see underwater and bring it back home with you, the Sealife DC 1400 is exactly the kind of high quality camera you should be looking for.
Special SeaLife Features
“Piano Key” controls for easy operation. 5 large buttons with big shutter and zooming lever for easy camera control, even with gloves on.
Easy Set-up mode – Easy 1-2-3 graphic on screen guide –takes the guess work out of setting up the camera for great pictures.
6 Underwater Modes for sharp, colorful underwater pictures under any conditions. Includes 4 built-in digital color correction filters.
Expandable with one or two SeaLife Digital Pro Flashes (SL961) and Photo-Video Lights (SL980) (Note: SL970 wide-angle lens will vignette)
Spy Mode – The camera automatically shoots continuous pictures at set time intervals.
Rubber armored, shock-resistant for rough handling and tough environments.
Depth tested to 200 ft (60m) – Guaranteed
Manual shutter and aperture control in Ext Flash mode.
No O-ring lubrication required – Hassle-free O-ring maintenance, Just keep O-ring clean!
HD Video mode – Record continuous High Definition video with sound
14 megapixel CCD for sharp, high-resolution pictures.
26mm Wide Angle lens. Get closer to the subject and fit everything into the picture.
Super Macro Auto focus from 1” (2.5cm) to ∞
Large 3.0” LCD for easy on-camera viewing
25X zoom – 5X optical zoom plus 5X digital.
Lithium battery 700mAh for 2+ hrs/200+ pics
Fast shutter response time* and quick start-up for fast action photography. *(As fast as 0.3 sec in Ext Flash mode and infinity focus)
SD and SDHC card compatible up to 32GB
27 Land Scene modes – Automatically pre-sets the camera for the type of scene.
Removable inner camera
Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) – CCD shift technology reduces camera shake caused by hand movement.
Manual White Balance control with short-cut key for fast and easy manual white balance setting.
Thaks to Nadia and ScubaDiverLife for the review