The Light & Motion Sidekick is undoubtedly the perfect solution for lighting GoPro video cameras underwater. It is actually the smallest, lightest and most powerful light to mount with a GoPro. Built so as to perfectly attach to any GoPro mount, the Light & Motion Sidekick produces an even 600-lumen flood and 400-Lumen spot beam to bring light and color to underwater videos.
Light & Motion Sidekick Features
- The Light & Motion Sidekick Sidekick video light provides a wide and smooth light at a powerful 600-lumens to illuminate adventures in low light conditions. The flood beam is certified to the FL-1 standard for capturing great images. The light also features a 400-lumen spot beam that aids in navigation. A user can easily keep the light on wide to light up a full scene or spot if a subject needs to be isolated.
- Both the flood and spot beam can be toggled with a quick touch.
- The design of the Motion Sidekick seamlessly integrates with GoPro camera housings. It mounts next to the camera with a simple, secure and low-profile arm that works with all existing GoPro mounts.
- This torch is constructed using robust materials allowing it to handle a wide range of environments. The video light can withstand multiple impacts of up to one meter on concrete.
- High, medium, and low settings give a run time of up to 6 hours and output is regulated so power will remain constant and not dim during use. This feature is critical when filming.
- The Motion Sidekick comes with a rechargeable Li-ion battery that can last up to four hours. Moreover, the device is charged via a direct external port, which means you don’t have to open it up to recharge. A small colored LED at the top of the light lets the user know the current state of the battery.
- Gives good illumination.
- Very easy to use.
- Convenient and hassle free charging.
- Comes with a 2-year guarantee.
- It comes with everything needed.
- Attaches easily and securely to the GoPro dive housing.
- The controls are quite complicated for novices.
- The hardware is not of the same high quality compared to GoPro
The Light & Motion Sidekick Duo is a strong video light that can perfectly transform dismal low light footage into something extraordinary. Although it has it’s drawbacks, it’s an overall reliable product for videographers and recreational divers who want to record their adventures.