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Ikelite 3944.48 Substrobe DS-51 w/ TTL Sync Cord & Flex Arm

Ikelite 3944.48 Substrobe DS-51 w/ TTL Sync Cord & Flex Arm

Ikelite 3944.48 Substrobe DS-51 w/ TTL Sync Cord & Flex Arm

B&H # IK3944.48 MFR # 3944.48
Ikelite 3944.48 Substrobe DS-51 w/ TTL Sync Cord & Flex Arm

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Product Highlights

  • 50 Watt/Seconds of Power
  • Coverage Angle of 70 Degrees
  • 3.5 Seconds Recycle Time
  • Rated up to 300'

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The Ikelite Digital SubStrobe DS-51 was created specifically for use with digital cameras because of their use of preflash metering, but it is completely compatible with all film cameras and film camera housings. The DS-51 offers 50 watt-seconds of power in a compact size with coverage adequate for lenses as wide as 28mm, or add the included diffuser for wider coverage and softer lighting. Combine multiple strobes to cover very wide angle lenses with minimal illumination of particles suspended in the water.

The DS-51 operates TTL when connected by the included sync cord to some Ikelite housings. Alternatively, the DS-51 provides a manual exposure mode with six manual power settings in half f-stop increments for precise illumination of subjects.

The Pop Bead Flex Arm allows for perfect placement of the DS-51 and is easy to adjust. The arm is lightweight for travel and measures 9" (23cm) in overall length. Additional pop beads can be purchased in 4-piece sticks to extend the arm. The included Flex Mount Ball Extended Stem allows you to mount the strobe onto an Ikelite Quick Release Handle. The stem also has room to mount the Manual Controller.

An external flash is your most important accessory. The ocean is one big, blue filter. As you descend, the reds and oranges quickly become muted shades of blue and gray. Shining a color corrected light source on your subject will bring back your subject's natural color.

50 Watt/seconds power with a guide #28 (underwater at ISO 100)
Operates TTL when connected to some Ikelite housings or manual exposure mode with six manual power settings in half f-stop increments
70° angle of coverage, 80° with diffuser
Recycle time of 3.5 seconds (Full power)
Up to 200 flashes with full power batteries
5700° Kelvin color temperature
The Pop Bead Flex Arm allows for perfect placement and is easy to adjust
The included Flex Mount Ball Extended Stem allows you to mount the strobe onto an Ikelite Quick Release Handle, it also has room to mount the Manual Controller
In the Box
Ikelite 3944.48 Substrobe DS-51 w/ TTL Sync Cord & Flex Arm
  • Strobe Head
  • TTL Sync Cord
  • Flex Arm with Flex Mount Ball Extended Stem
  • Diffuser
  • 2-Year Warranty
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    Specifications
    Configuration Strobe head
    TTL Sync Cord
    Flex Arm with Flex Mount Ball Extended Stem
    Guide No. 56 Surface, 28 Underwater
    Power Rating 50 Watt/seconds
    Coverage Angle 70° (28mm Lens Coverage)
    80° with diffuser
    Depth Rating 300' (90 m)
    Flash Modes TTL, Manual
    Exposure Control Six manual power settings in half f-stop increments
    Slave N/A
    Targeting Light No
    Audible Signal No
    Color Temperature 5700° K
    Recycle Time 3.5 Seconds
    Flashes (Full Power) Approx. 200
    Power Source 4x AA Batteries
    Dimensions 3.2 x 3.2 x 4.7" (81 x 81 x 119mm)
    Weight (Land) 1.3 lbs (0.59kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.7 x 6.4 x 4.5"

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