Sealife MicroThe world’s first permanently sealed waterproof camera, the SeaLife Micro HD, is ready for shipping. This ultra-compact camera can be used above or below the water line and is guaranteed not to leak for the life of the camera. Introduced with limited numbers last fall, the SeaLife Micro HD is in full production, and the camera is now in stock and shipping to dealers. 

The camera’s compact, 4-inch wide body, 2.4-inch LCD screen, built-in 140-degree wide-angle lens, still-image-resolution of 13MP and the ability to take videos at either 30 or 60 frames-per-second rates are just a few of the reasons that put it on back order. Unlike other waterproof cameras on the market, the permanently sealed Micro HD camera does not have a housing, removable battery, memory cards, O-rings, openings, latches or doors to worry about. It is completely self-contained and maintenance-free. 

An onscreen Easy Setup Guide provides a fast and intuitive way to select a digital color correction mode, preventing users from endlessly scrolling through menus while ensuring underwater images are bursting with color.

 This small camera is capable of storing 16GB of high-resolution images and 1080p HD videos, and the upgraded Micro HD+ model can store a whopping 32GB of internal data. Downloading images and videos from the Micro HD is done with the included USB cable that attaches to waterproof contacts on the bottom of the camera. On the cutting edge of technology, the SeaLife Micro HD+ also features WiFi to allow wireless transfer of images and videos to smartphones and tablets for fast and easy sharing.

This new camera features an internal rechargeable battery that lasts for three hours of continuous use on a single charge. The USB port is an external contact port that can charge or sync while the camera is still wet.

With the first ever permanently sealed camera, you can capture encounters down to 200 feet underwater without ever worrying about flooding. 

www.SeaLife-Cameras.com

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Scarab 255 Open

Scarab 255 OpenBy Andy Adams and John Armstrong

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We had a quick look around but the test drives would have to wait until the next day.

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