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Scuba Dave | DiveLight Blog

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Best Dive Light for Cave Diving

Recreational and commercial divers know how difficult it is to find a dive light that’s bright, durable and lightweight enough to take cave diving. Between the tight spaces, oft-absent ambient light and endless chances to drop the torch on a hard surface, it’s no wonder cave divers are always on the search for the next best thing. And the new V3 Nemo Flood Light is exactly that – the best dive light for cave diving. Emitting a stunning 15,000 lumens in a wide 120-degree angle beam, the V3 Nemo Flood Light is the brightest dive light available for purchase. And when you’re in a pitch-black cave dozens of meters below the surface, “bright” is exactly what you need. The 18 Cree LEDs and 10 UV LEDs in the V3 dive light burn for up to 60 minutes at the highest setting. But as with all quality cave dive lights, it can also be adjusted to 20%, 40% and 80% power to preserve battery life and adjust brightness levels to eliminate backscatter in murky water. Here’s the best part: Because divers can swap out batteries while underwater, the V3 Nemo Flood Light is perfect for longer dives and deeper explorations. In addition to multiple power settings, the V3 Nemo Flood Light also features multiple different modes. Switch to one of the UV modes to enjoy a fluorescent cave dive, or...

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Best UV Dive Light

Ultraviolet (UV) dive lights are relatively new to the market, but any diver who takes a splash at night, loves exploring coral reefs or simply wants to see an entirely new range of colors underwater, they’re a must-have. UV dive lights make it possible to see the brilliant colors of bioluminescence, stimulating single-cell organisms (like coral) so they show off in all of their glory. While there are several reliable UV dive lights out there, the V3 Nemo Flood Light is easily the best UV dive light money can buy. With a stunning 15,000 lumens and wide 120-angle beam, divers can get a clear, brilliant view of massive stretches of coral thanks to the light’s 10 UV LEDs. But this light isn’t just any UV dive light – it also houses 18 Cree LEDs to create five different intensity levels and several handy modes, including a standard wide-angle white floodlight. There’s simply no other light on the market as bright as the V3 Nemo Flood Light, yet it still has an impressive 60-minute burn time at the highest setting. Divers who want to keep their hands free while enjoying the colorful views will love the GoPro bracket and ball mount. Those who favor ease of use and maneuverability while diving in tight spaces to see every angle of the view also won’t be disappointed – weighing in at only...

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User Guide: Liquid Image 5.5 Watt Dive Light

The Liquid Image 5.5 watt dive light is the perfect accessory for scuba masks, wrist mounts, or for attaching to other equipment. The 330 lumen torch is the perfect light for illuminating short distances in front of you, and can be attached to GoPro type cameras and later model Liquid Image gear without much work. The 330 lumen output and 60-degree beam make for the perfect underwater camera lighting setup. Water depth rated to 400 feet, this versatile light can go almost anywhere underwater that you take it. Below, we’ll take a look at using and maintaining the Liquid...

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User Guide: Scubapro Nova 2100

The Scubapro Nova 2100 is a spot/flood dive light with multiple functionalities. Professional and recreational divers will definitely find this little powerhouse handy. The following is a brief guide showing how using and maintaining the Scubapro Nova 2100 couldn’t be any simpler! The battery The Scubapro Nova 2100 comes with a 25 Wh Li-ion removable battery. You can twist open the bottom part of the light with the overpressure valve to insert the battery in place. Tightly secure the lid to make sure that the battery hits the light’s contact points. The single-button controls Once the battery is inserted,...

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Top 3 SeaLife Dive Lights

SeaLife is the manufacturer of some of the most impressive underwater cameras on the market today. Along with providing divers with the ability to capture the underwater world in vivid detail, SeaLife also offers some of the best diving lights for professionals and hobbyists alike. SeaLife have over twenty years experience in designing top quality equipment for divers of all skill levels. Below, we’ll take a look at the top 3 SeaLife dive lights. Sea Dragon Mini 650 Flood Light SeaLife proves that good things come in small packages. This compact little light packs a 650-lumen ultra-wide beam into...

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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!