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Fantasea LineBlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries
 
4.3

(based on 10 reviews)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Functional (6)
  • Good depth range (5)
  • Weather proof (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Diving (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (8)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Seems to be a Very good Light

    So far I have used this on two open water dives, one to 169 ft the second to 225 ft. Everything was sound. Light is wide angle without much of a central hot...Read complete review

    So far I have used this on two open water dives, one to 169 ft the second to 225 ft. Everything was sound. Light is wide angle without much of a central hot spot (barely noticable). Works well to illuminate colors for GoPro Hero2 camera in the 3-6 ft range to subject. The rating of 1600 lumens is probably pretty accurate although I cannot measure this rating. I will say that most LED cheapo dive lights are no where near the rated lumens. (you can get an idea if the adds are overstated by looking for the spec sheet on the particular LED chip). The light has three intensity settings, and a strobe flasher that I wish they would not include on video lights, very annoying. However, the strobe is easy to bypass quickly with the button switch.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    The first impression was good but ...

    On the second day of use the flashlight did not ascend.
    Charged the batteries and nothing happened.
    No problem with orings.

    On the second day of use the flashlight did not ascend.
    Charged the batteries and nothing happened.
    No problem with orings.

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    1.0

    The first impression was good but ...

    By Cleber

    from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

    About Me Photography Student

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Depth Range
    • Water-tight Seals

    Cons

    • Not Turn On In Second Day

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fantasea Line BlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries:

      On the second day of use the flashlight did not ascend.
      Charged the batteries and nothing happened.
      No problem with orings.

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      5.0

      Seems to be a Very good Light

      By Science Diver

      from Sarasota, Florida

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Depth Range
      • Water-tight Seals

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Diving
        • Snorkeling

        Comments about Fantasea Line BlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries:

        So far I have used this on two open water dives, one to 169 ft the second to 225 ft. Everything was sound. Light is wide angle without much of a central hot spot (barely noticable). Works well to illuminate colors for GoPro Hero2 camera in the 3-6 ft range to subject. The rating of 1600 lumens is probably pretty accurate although I cannot measure this rating. I will say that most LED cheapo dive lights are no where near the rated lumens. (you can get an idea if the adds are overstated by looking for the spec sheet on the particular LED chip). The light has three intensity settings, and a strobe flasher that I wish they would not include on video lights, very annoying. However, the strobe is easy to bypass quickly with the button switch.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Excellent!

        By Scubatrish

        from Atlanta, GA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • 3 Brightness Settings
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Scuba diving

        Comments about Fantasea Line BlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries:

        I bought this (with the arm) to use with a GoPro while scuba diving. The GoPro was disappointing, but this light was not. It has 3 brightness settings that are very useful underwater. The battery kit that comes with it makes it simple to recharge. Several divers admired it and said they will get one, too. To note: I will likely sell the GoPro, but I will definitely keep this light!

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        5.0

        Awesome light!

        By Freefall4life

        from Iowa City

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Depth Range
        • Water-tight Seals

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Diving
          • Snorkeling

          Comments about Fantasea Line BlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries:

          I took this light to Roatan and made 20+ dives with it. I usually used the light on the highest setting and it was extremely bright. Sometimes too bright as I found out some of my pictures were washed out. Know that I would use it on a lower setting for upclose pictures. During night dives, it was like having the sun with me. I can't say anything bad about this light.

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          4.0

          Brigh enough

          By T

          from North Carolina

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Depth Range
          • Water-tight Seals

          Cons

          • Button Power Switch
          • Too Heavy

          Best Uses

          • Diving

          Comments about Fantasea Line BlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries:

          Pretty nice light. A bit heavier than expected, but very solid and with 3 o-rings to avoid flooding. The button control is not too friendly to power on or off, but on an overall it is a good light. Tested in 5 deep dives without problems.

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          5.0

          great underwater video light

          By Ken the shredder

          from Rockville, MD

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Diving

            Comments about Fantasea Line BlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries:

            Lightweight and great powerful light

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            4.0

            As expected: an ok low-end video light

            By abb

            from West Coast

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Functional

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dive Photography
              • Dive Snorkel Video

              Comments about Fantasea Line BlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries:

              For the sale price I got, this is a nice, compact dive video light. It worked every dive, every time (tested to 38m).

              Personally I don't like the single button control that cycles through the 3 power levels, but that only becomes a real criticism in a more expensive light where they should be able to give you more convenient controls - in particular separate on/off from illumination level. The full-power strobe effect when shutting off is a real mistake in my opinion - I had to make sure my hand was over the light to turn it off, otherwise the fish disappear and other divers get annoyed.

              Don't expect a nice flat illumination field - this light has a very noticeable bright center with real falloff to the edges, even with a 28mm (35mm equiv) field of view. There is a night shark video on the Fantasea website that actually shows it pretty well.

              To sum up: you get what you pay for. The output isn't very even, the controls are basic, but the light was reliable dive after dive on it's first trip (about 40 dives).

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              5.0

              Appears to be a great light

              By PLB

              from Las Vegas, NV

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Depth Range
              • Water-tight Seals

              Cons

              • A B

              Best Uses

              • Diving

              Comments about Fantasea Line BlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries:

              I have yet to use this underwater, but the intensity is better than any of my previous dive lights. I intend to us it as both a video assist light and a focus light. It is a bit heavier than I had intitially thought, but not objectionable.

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              5.0

              Fantastic diving light

              By Diving Steph

              from Amsterdam, Netherlands

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Good Color Value
              • Powerful

              Cons

              • Loses Charge Quickly

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fantasea Line BlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries:

                I was amazed by the quality of the lighting, at any depth, tested from 35 to 125 ft, I like the fact that you have 3 intensity settings.
                The only downside is the battery life, so make sure to turn off the lights if there are not needed during the dive.

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                4.0

                Video Light for GoPro

                By CaveDIver

                from Marietta, GA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Good Color Value
                • Powerful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • GoPro
                  • Under water
                  • Video

                  Comments about Fantasea Line BlueRay Radiant Underwater Video Light with Batteries:

                  I purchased the BlueRay Radiant Video light to use for underwater video with a GoPro Hero (original HD) while cave diving. The light puts out a amazing amount of light. The lights wide beam and good amount of lumens proved a good match to the GoPro. It is also a good value point price / performance point. At full power battery life is about 50 minutes. The charger takes about 4-5 hours to recharge depleted batteries, so a extra set of batteries probably will require an extra charger for multiday shooting.

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