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World's First Waterproof Camera With 1inch CMOS Sensor

SeaLife has launched the World's first waterproof camera with a 1inch CMOS sensor, the DC2000 and can be used underwater down to 60 metres.

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SL740 Inner Camera 3q Right
SeaLife has announced the World's first underwater digital camera with a 1inch CMOS sensor, which should give better low-light and underwater performance than a normal compact camera. The DC2000 uses a Sony 20 megapixel 1inch BSI CMOS sensor, plus a bright f/1.8 31mm equivalent lens. 

The camera comes with 4 underwater shooting modes, plus 3 built-in underwater digital color correction filters including shallow water (snorkelling), deep water (diving), or "green" water for when there is algae bloom. There's also manual white balance control. 

SL740 DC2000 Front
The inner camera is waterproof to 18m (60ft) on it's own, or with the provided housing down to 60m (200ft), and it's also buoyant when inside the housing. The underwater camera can be expanded with Sea Dragon Flash(es), Photo-Video Lights and SeaLife SL975 Fisheye lens (110 degrees), or Compact Wide Angle Lens (SL970) for 90 degrees.

SeaLife DC2000 Key Features

  • 20megapixel 1inch BSI CMOS sensor
  • f/1.8 11.6mm auto focus lens, 31mm equivalent (in 35mm terms)
  • 3inch 920K screen
  • JPEG and raw (AdobeDNG) shooting
  • FullHD 1080/60p video (H.264)
  • Auto, Manual modes
  • 4 underwater scene modes, 25 other scene modes
  • Up to 10fps continuous shooting
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Timelapse
  • MicroSd card slot

DC2000 Back Of Camera Simulated

The camera will be shipping from the 1st of December, for $699 for the camera and housing. Via: The-Digital-Picture.

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