Even if you’re heading out to dive in broad daylight, you still want to take a light with you. Water absorbs the sun’s light quickly, and there will be plenty of dark nooks and crevices that you’ll want to explore. Here are a few of the best day dive lights on the market today. ThorFire Dive Light This light has a lifespan of up to 100,000 hours and is powered by four 3.7 volt batteries, giving the diver more time to explore. It is made of aluminum which ensures the flashlight remains in good shape since it will not rust upon exposure to saltwater. This light has a maximum depth rating of 230 feet or 70 meters. It has 3 bulbs that emit up to 2000 lumens, and you can adjust the brightness to your liking. You can attach the light to your gear to avoid dropping or losing it in the water. OxyLED DF10 This dive torch provides up to 20 hours of light on a single charge thanks to its 10 W Li-ion rechargeable battery. It has a waterproof rating of IP68 which allows for a maximum depth of 500 feet or 150 meters. The light has been fitted with a tempered glass lens and the body is both corrosion- and shock-resistant so it can handle several falls. The aluminum material also prevents corrosion, thereby enhancing the...Read More
Author: Cavediver Aaron
Orca offers superior LED lighting for divers. With a range of lightweight and long-lasting dive lights, divers can depend on Orca for bright and efficient underwater lighting. Safety First Orca’s Torpedo, a lightweight and long-lasting signal light, helps divers keep in touch visually. They come in five colors so each team member is easily identified by color. This tiny light lasts for over 200 hours on three LR44 batteries and is great for night and cave diving. The Torpedo has a looped strap to attach the light to the diver’s wrist or ankle. When Brightness Matters For Clear Video Orca’s top-of-the-line D620 primary canister video light is designed for brightness in dark situations such s night and cave diving. Lock the switch by rotating it 90 degrees to avoid turning the light on or off accidentally. The light comes with an adjustable rotary handle and it runs on 4 PCS 18650 batteries. The maximum output is 2700 lumens, which gives divers great lighting in dark situations. The D620 is a 2016 Design Award winner. Divers will appreciate going to 150 meters (492 feet), and the saltwater-resistant coating and toughened glass make the D620 a great diving tool. Personal Lighting for Safe Diving The Orca line of personal lighting provides safety you can trust underwater. The D800 exhibits the superior features divers can trust. This torch produces up to 2100...Read More
2500 lumen dive lights are considered medium to high in brightness. The lights can typically be submersed up to 200 feet underwater. They are suitable for professional underwater photographers and divers, with battery lives ranging between 60 to 120 minutes. The lights’ brightness is not too powerful to cause spots on captured images, nor too weak for good quality images and video footage. Ultimately, this level of brightness provides a perfect balance for quality shots. Below are the 3 top rated 2500 lumen dive lights: The Tovatec Beacon Diving Flashlight Known to be the most powerful hand-held light on the market, the Beacon light is ideal for all kinds of diving given its 11-degree beam angle and long battery life made possible by 3 adjustable power settings. The light comes with 2 rechargeable Li-ion batteries and is constructed of anti-corrosive aluminum. The Light and Motion Sola Video Spot/Flood Light The Sola Video 2500 lumen light gives the diver the best experience underwater. Its beam has two options: a 12-degree spot beam and a 60-degree wide beam, giving the diver greater flexibility in capturing all the required angles. The Sola Video also comes with LED indicators for mode and battery status, helping the underwater diver keep tabs on the status of the battery to avoid any issues. SeaLife Sea Dragon 2500 Photo/Video Light The Sea Dragon uses a flat COB...Read More
An ultra-bright 10,000-lumen dive light is crucial, especially when working underwater in clear water conditions, exploring caverns, or when you are on a deep sea night dive. You gain better visibility with greater lumens. 10000-lumen dive lights are ideal for commercial purposes or when one wants to explore a cave or cavern thoroughly. These underwater LED dive lights are capable of being used at depths up to 180m/600ft. They are the perfect solution for both professional and recreational diving. Nowadays, there are more dive light choices than ever before. 10,000-lumen diving lights are available in diverse configurations to serve diverse underwater exploration needs. If you want to look into crevices and holes, then dive lights with narrow beams are the perfect choice. On the other hand, if you are a videographer or photographer looking to capture deep sea formations on camera or you want to light up a large area where you want to work, then wide-beam dive lights are the clear choice. Hands-free 10,000-lumen dive lights will make your exploration underwater hassle free. Also, since ultra-bright diving lights will quickly eat through battery power, those planning for a number of days of underwater exploration should look for dive lights with large battery packs that recharge fast. High-intensity diving lights with lithium ion rechargeable batteries are the perfect choice for professional divers. Choose one with a multi-voltage charger and...Read More
The power of sight is known to be one of the most important elements in human beings, but being able to see underwater gives you the ability to maneuver and enjoy scenery that is rare to the eye. Bersub dive lights are on the front line of the industry, providing quality products for consumers of all diving interests. They imbue their range of products with precision and quality. Equipped with the latest LED technology, any Bersub dive light provides high brightness and superb efficiency along with a long lifespan. Take the B-One flashlight for starters. The simplicity is amazing. It has an output of 900 Lumens with a depth rating of 300m and is powered by 3 AA/LR6 batteries. The Focus 2/6 flashlight is another masterpiece. Best known for photo/ video exploration, it has a multipower feature and 2 LEDs that emit up to 1200 Lumens and 6 LEDs that emit up to 3000 Lumens. It has a depth rating of 300m and is powered by high capacity 7.4V Lithium batteries. The Vario Halogen lamp is also exceptional. This 50 watt light emitting 1700 Lumens comes with a wrist strap and its size, 180 x 80mm, helps divers maintain excellent mobility. Security features worth mentioning are the hydrogen catalyst, moisture sensor, watertight self-cleaning micro switch, patented safety valve and external charging pins. As professionals, we always try to stick...Read More
Welcome to DiveLight! We’re Scott, Dave, and Aaron, and our lives pretty much revolve around diving – what started as a thrilling hobby has turned into our full-time jobs, and we thought we’d throw a blog into the mix to help other diving enthusiasts delve into the surprisingly rich world of dive lights.
All three of us are certified master scuba divers working as PADI instructors and commercial divers in the United States. In our spare time, we love reviewing the latest and greatest dive lights and giving novice divers and professionals alike tips and tricks for utilizing this fantastic piece of equipment.
When we’re not teaching, working, or jumping into the water at night (our favorite time to enjoy some recreational diving), we’re updating the blog. Stick around and stay up to date on the latest dive lights on the market!