The most important part of owning a dive light is making sure that you maintain it so that it can serve you for an extended period of time. Unfortunately, very few people ever take this precaution and make sure their dive lights are in a good state. If you are one of them, listen up! Here’s a crash course on using and maintaining the Ikelite Gamma dive light.

  • Always make sure that you rinse your Ikelite Gamma dive light with fresh water after every dive. This washes away any contaminants present in your light, like salt or sand, which can cause deterioration and damage over time. Additionally, always make it a priority to check the contacts on your dive light and clean them if need be using a pencil eraser.
  • You need to keep your Ikelite Gamma in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight. If you plan on storing it for a considerable length of time, make a point of removing the batteries and storing them separately.
  • As far as dive lights go, dropping or bumping the dive light should be avoided no matter how sturdy or compact your light is. The same thing goes for the Ikelite Gamma; avoid any situation that would result in your dive light falling or hitting hard surfaces.
  • Always make a point of examining your light’s O-rings for any noticeable damage or dirt. Afterwards, always make sure they are well lubricated before putting them back in the dive light.

Remember to always make sure that you read the manufacturer’s instruction manual carefully to be better acquainted with your dive light; it ought to be the first order of business with any product. The manufacturer knows everything about this specific product, including what to do and what not to do. Follow those directions and the above tips, and your Ikelite Gamma dive light should last you for several years!