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    What video lights for reasonable money?

    My girlfriend has recently been given a DJI OSMO Action and i've kitted her out with a tray for taking this diving. I think i'd be interested in taking this diving in the UK and for that i'll need some lights, what is around for reasonable money?

    I've got a bit of money to spend but don't think i want to go higher than 500. Less is better.

    I was thinking a pair of Big Blue Black Molly V's but what else is about?

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    Light 4 me 7600 lumens set is about 350 at the moment

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    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Neewer-Unde...4200707&sr=8-7

    I took a punt on these a few weeks ago. I bought 2, they are mega bright and give a really wide beam. Not been diving with them yet but they seem really good quality given the price point! its survived a dunk tank immersion so far without any leaks. First salty outing hopefully the weekend.

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    Cheep e bay search for ..... Underwater 14-18LED LED Photography Video Scuba Diving Flashlight Torch Lamp

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    Quote Originally Posted by graham_hk View Post
    I have 4 or 5 divepro lights - been very impressed with them. Fraction of the cost of Light and motion ones that I have (although this are slightly better then are not worth the increased price)
    I have been looking at the Divepro lights. Can you recommend who to discuss options and buy through? I have seen the list of retailers and so have a couple to choose from.

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    I went for some of these in the end, I’m only really playing about so didn’t want to spend the big bucks

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/233342058634

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    Be interested in your review of those lights when you get the opportunity

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    I’ve not really anything to compare them to but they are bright as hell and the addition of the blue light could be interesting for picking up fluorescence. Wide even beam with no hot spots. I don’t know how well they will last (I know John Kendall views them as semi-disposable). All in all I’m happy with them for my needs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jb2cool View Post
    I went for some of these in the end, I’m only really playing about so didn’t want to spend the big bucks

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/233342058634
    My buddies and myself have been using the 6 led version (QH-14). They are super bright, maybe 5000 lumen? The only issue with them is reliability. I had one that lasted about a year and another that failed on its first dive and another that failed at 7m having been dived regularly prior to this. I believe the weak spot is the buttons and the crappy O rings that the manufacturer uses, they're very soft, more like silicone than rubber. Take care not to knock anything against them and it might last a bit longer, I think thats how the last one of mine failed as I think I may have knocked it off a bit of wreckage.


 
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