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SeaLife DC1400 14MP Digital Underwater Camera, 3" Color LCD, 5x Optical Zoom, 20MB Internal Memory

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About the SeaLife DC1400

The SeaLife's DC1400 14-megapixel camera combines diver-friendly design and six underwater color modes for sharp, colorful photos and HD video - underwater or on land. The SeaLife DC1400 is the easiest digital camera to use underwater, EVER. The camera features five widespread "piano key" controls, a large shutter button and a fingertip-control lever that allows scrolling through menus or zooming in and out without releasing your grip from the camera.

SeaLife DC1400 Includes

  • SeaLife DC1400 14MP Digital Underwater Camera
  • Neoprene Comfort Strap
  • Lithium ion Battery
  • A/C Adapter for Charging
  • USB Cable
  • AV Cable
  • Strap
  • Pouch
  • Plug Adapters
  • Flash Link Adapter
  • Flash Diffuser
  • Moisture Munchers
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Instruction Manual
  • SeaLife 1 Year Limited Warranty

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SeaLife DC1400 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
  • 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 infinity
  • 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

SeaLife DC1400 Specifications

Image Sensor 14 mega pixel CCD (1/2.33")
Color 24-bit color (RGB)
Image Resolution 4288x3216(14mp), 3264x2448(8mp), 2304x1728(4mp), 1600x1200(2mp), 640x480 (VGA)
File Format JPEG
Movie Resolution HD 720p / 30fps, 640x480 or 320x240
File Format AVI (Motion JPEG)
Lens 5x Optical Zoom
Aperture: F2.8(W) - F7.9(T)
Focal Length 4.7mm - 23.5mm
Film equivalent = 26 - 130mm
Focus Type Auto Focus from 1" (2.5cm) to infinity
Focus Modes Auto, AF Tracking, Face Detection, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity.
Focusing Ranges Normal focus/no zoom: 6" (15cm) to infinity
Normal focus/5X zoom: 24" (60cm) to infinity
Macro focus: 2" (5cm) to infinity
Super Macro focus: 1" (2.5cm) to infinity
Shooting Angle Horizontal field of view / No zoom: Land: 68deg
Underwater: 51deg
Zoom 25x Total zoom
Optical: 5x
Digital: 5x
Playback: 4x
Shutter Speed Mechanical shutter
1 to 1/2000 second
Recycle Time As fast as 0.3 seconds (Ext Flash mode, flash on, landscape focus)
ISO Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800,1600, 3200
Flash Auto, Force ON, OFF, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync, Pre Flash
Scene Modes-1 6 Underwater Modes: Dive mode with UW color correction
Snorkel mode with UW color correction
Ext Flash Auto mode for automatic exposure settings when using one or two external flashes
Ext Light Mode for automatic exposure settings when using one or two external photo-video light(s)
Ext Flash + Light mode - for automatic exposure settings when using external flash and photo-video light combination
Scene Modes-2 Ext Flash Manual mode for manual aperture and shutter speed exposure controls when using one or two external flash accessories
27 Land modes: Program AE, Auto, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Intelligent Scene, Sports, Smile Detection, Anti-Shake, Panorama, Skin Soften, De-Blemish, Portrait Man, Portrait Lady, Landscape, Sport, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Candlelight, Fireworks, Text, Sunset, Sunrise, Splash Water, Flow water, Snow, Beach, Pets and Natural Green.
Exposure Adjust Auto, Manual (-2 - +2 EV in 1/3 steps) or Ext Flash Manual
White Balance Land: Auto, Manual, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2
Underwater: Ext Flash WB, Blue water <25ft/8m, Blue Water > 25ft/8m, Green water <25ft/8m, Green Water >25ft/8m
Self-Timer Self Portrait, 2 second, 10 second delay and 10+2 second (2 pictures)
Shooting Modes SPY mode, Single shot, Continuous (3pics), Continuous Flash, AEB (bracketing), Album Shot, Burst, Pre-Shot, Couple Shot, Burst 30fps
LCD 3.0" color LTPS TFT LCD
Memory Internal: 20MB
External: SD/SDHC card up to 32GB (Recommend 16GB Class6 SDHC card)
Read/Write Speed 3 MB/s
Video Output Yes (NTSC and PAL support)
Audio Output Yes (mono, 1x speaker)
EXIF Format EXIF 2.2
USB Version 2.0
Operating Environment PC: Windows XP / Vista / 7
MAC: OS 10.4 and up
Language Support 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, USB AC power adapter
Power Battery: Lithium rechargeable battery (3.7v, 700 mAh)
Battery Life 200+ pictures, 2+ hours, 2-tank dive per charge
Certification CE, ROHS, FCC
Housing: Depth Individually depth tested to 200' (60 m)
Housing: Buoyancy Positive
Housing: Controls Control buttons for Power, Shutter, Zoom, Mode (video or still image), Playback, Focus, Flash, Menu.
Housing: Operating Temp 33 degrees F to 110 degrees F
Housing: Storage Temp -20 degrees F to 140 degrees F
Housing: O-ring Silicone
Housing: Lens Port Optical glass lens port with anti-reflective coating
with snap-on ring to adapt accessory lenses
Housing: LCD Optical grade polycarbonate window
Housing: Tripod Mount Standard 1/4-20 tripod threads to adapt accessories
Housing: Lanyard Padded lanyard with swiveled attachment clip
Housing: Hardware 304-316 series marine grade stainless steel metal hardware
Housing: Material Rubber overmolded polycarbonate housing
Dimensions (H x W x D) Housing: 3.7" x " 5.3 x 2.8" inches / 93mm x 135mm x 71mm
Camera: 2.4" x 3.8" x 0.8" /60mm x 97mm x 19mm
Weight Housing without inner camera: 370 grams (13 ounces)
Housing with inner camera: 504 grams (17.7 ounces)
Camera: 134 grams (4.7 ounces) with battery and SD card
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