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Sealife DC1200 Maxx Digital Underwater 12 MP Camera Product Info

Sea Life DC1200 Maxx Underwater Camera SL709 is a beast worthy of capturing the monsters of the deep. The DC1200 Maxx Digital Camera from SeaLife is equipped with two powerful Digital Pro flashes which ensure your underwater photos are free of obstructive shadows. Experience your scuba diving experience in vivid detail all over again with the photos and video with sound that the SeaLife DC1200 Maxx 12MP Waterproof Camera is capable of capturing to depths of 200 feet! The entire system is protected by high grade rubber armoring to ensure this underwater flash camera stays intact during the most extreme dives. With SeaLife digital cameras, the depths of the ocean are now your ultimate photo set.

Specifications for SeaLife SL709 Maxx DC1200 Camera:

Image Sensor: 12 mega pixel CCD
Color: 12-bit color (RGB)
Image Resolution: 3968x2976, 3264x2448, 2304x1728, 1600x1200, 640x480
File Format: JPEG
Movie Resolution: 640x480 or 320x240 at 30 frames per second (FPS)
File Format: AVI
Lens: 5X Optical Zoom Aperture: F3.5(W) – F5.6(T)
Focal Length: 6.3mm ~ 31.5mm (film equivalent = 34 ~ 170mm)
Focus type: Auto Focus
Focus modes: Normal, Macro, Landscape Infinity
Focusing ranges:
  • Wide: 10cm (4") to infinity
  • Tele zoom: 35cm (14") to infinity
Shooting angle: Horizontal field of view / No zoom:
  • Land: 56°
  • Underwater: 42
Zoom: 25X Total zoom
  • Optical: 5X
  • Digital: 5X
Shutter speed: Mechanical shutter
  • Land mode: 1/2 to 1/1500 second
  • Sea mode: 1/60 to 1/1500 second
  • External Flash mode: 1/90 to 1/500 second
Shutter Response: As fast as 0.3 seconds (Ext Flash mode, flash on, landscape focus)
Recycle time: About 3 seconds (depending on battery load and flash setting)
ISO: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Flash: Auto, Force ON, OFF, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync, Pre Flash
Picture modes: 4 Underwater modes,
  • Sea mode with UW color correction for diving without external flash accessory
  • Snorkel mode with UW color correction for snorkeling without external flash accessory
  • Ext Flash Auto mode for automatic exposure settings when using external flashes. Ideal for beginner and intermediate UW photographers.
  • Ext Flash Manual mode for manual aperture and shutter speed exposure controls when using external flashes. Ideal for advanced UW photographers.
  • 12 Land modes: Auto, Sports, Sunset, Sunrise, Snow, Beach, Panorama, Splash-water, Flow-water, Night Scene, Landscape, Fireworks.
Exposure adjust: Auto, Manual (-2 ~ +2 EV in 1/3 steps) Av, Tv, or Ext Flash Manual
White Balance:
  • Land: Auto, Manual, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2,
  • Underwater: Blue water <25ft/8m, Blue Water > 25ft/8m, Green water <25ft/8m, Green Water >25ft/8m.
Self-Timer: 2 second, 10 second delay, and 10+2 second (2 pictures)
LCD: 3.0" color LTPS TFT LCD
Shooting modes: SPY mode, Single shot, Continuous (3pics), AEB (bracketing), Continuous Flash, Burst, Pre-Shot, Couple Shot, Album Shot
  • Internal: 29MB (10 hi-res pictures)
  • External: SD and SDHC card
  • Recommend:4GB (tested up to 16GB)
Video Output: Yes (NTSC and PAL support)
Audio Output: Yes (mono, 1x speaker)
EXIF Format: EXIF 2.2
USB: Version 2.0 (high speed)
Operating Environment:
  • PC: Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • MAC: OS 9.0 and up
CD/Software: International instruction manuals in 6 languages
  • On-Screen Display: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Dutch, Turkish, Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese (T-C and S-C), Korean
  • Instruction manual: English (printed), German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
Connector: USB connector, AV connector, AC power adapter
  • Battery: Lithium rechargeable included (3.7v, 700 mAh)
  • AC power: Switchable AC input: 100 – 240V, 50 – 60 mHZ Output DC 3.7V
  • Battery life: Approx. 200 pictures or about 2 hours per charge
Certification: CE, ROHS, FCC, VCCI
Weight: 132 grams (4.7 ounces) without battery and SD card.
Dimensions: 2.4"H x 3.9"W x 1.0"D; 62mm x 99mm x 25mm
Underwater Housing
Depth: Individually depth tested to 200' (60 m)
Buoyancy: Positive
Controls: Control buttons for power, mode, Shutter, Playback, Menu, Flash, Focus and Delete and Zoom lever
Operating temp: 33 degrees F to 110 degrees F
Storage temp: -20 degrees F to +140 degrees F
O-ring: Silicone
Lens Port: Optical glass lens port; With snap-on ring to adapt accessory lenses.
LCD: Optical grade polycarbonate window
Tripod Mount: Standard 1/4-20 tripod threads to adapt accessories.
Lanyard: Padded lanyard with swiveled attachment clip
Hardware: 304-316 series marine grade stainless steel metal hardware.
Material: Rubber overmolded polycarbonate housing.
Weight: 333 grams (11.7 ounces) Housing only without inner camera; 472 grams (16.6 ounces) Housing and inner camera.
Size: 3.5" H X " 5.5W X 3.4" D inches; 8.9cm X 14cm X 8.6cm
Warranty: 1 year limited warranty.

Features of Sea Life Max DC 1200 Camera SL709:

  • "Piano Key" controls - No button clusters. 5 large menu keys. Oversized shutter button and zoom toggle 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
  • Sea mode with 4 UW color correction settings for blue and green water conditions at shallow or deeper depths
  • Ext Flash Auto mode for automatic exposure settings when using two external flash accessories. Ideal for beginner and intermediate UW photographers
  • Ext Flash Manual mode for manual aperture and shutter speed exposure control when using external flashes. Ideal for advanced UW photographers.
  • Snorkel mode with color correction setting matching shallow water light conditions.
  • Spy Mode - The camera automatically shoots continuous pictures at set time intervals. Ideal for wildlife photography or other hard-to-shoot subjects.
  • Expandability with SeaLife wide angle lens (SL970) and up to two Digital Pro Flashes (SL961)
  • Removable inner camera for use on Land & Sea
  • Rubber armored for durability and sure grip
  • Depth tested to 200 ft (60m) - Guaranteed
  • 12 megapixel CCD for sharp, high-resolution pictures.
  • Large 3" LCD for easy on-camera viewing
  • 25X Zoom. 5X optical plus 5Xdigital zoom
  • Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) - CCD shift technology reduces camera shake caused by hand movement
  • Auto focus to 4" (10cm)
  • Lithium battery 700mAh for 2 tank dive+ (2+ hours or 200+ pics)
  • Fast shutter response time* and quick start-up for fast action photography. *(As fast as 0.1 sec in Ext Flash mode and infinity focus)
  • SD and SDHC memory Card compatible up to 16GB
  • 2+ hours of continuous video w sound (using a 4GBSD card)
  • 12 Land modes - Automatically pre-sets the camera for the type of scene. Includes Anti-shake and aperture/shutter priority.
  • Manual White balance control

Package Contents:

  • SeaLife DC1200 Maxx Underwater Camera SL 709
  • 2GB Delkin SD memory card
  • SeaLife Wide Angle Lens with Lens Dock – (SL970 + SL972)
  • (2) SeaLife Digital Pro Flashes - (SL961)
  • (2) Energizer 2450mAh rechargeable battery and charger sets - (SLENR2)
  • (2) Diffusers for Digital Pro Flashes
  • Buoyancy Weight (SL966)
  • Deluxe Hard case with special die cut foam for all components

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