December 9, 2015


Sealife Waterproof CameraSeaLife announced the expansion of its permanently sealed waterproof camera line with the introduction of the new Micro 2.0. Like its predecessor, the Micro HD, the new Micro 2.0 can be used above or below the surface down to 200 feet (60 meters) and is fully sealed, self-contained and maintenance-free without the hassle of O-rings or doors. 

Durable and compact, measuring in at only 4 inches wide with a large 2.4-inch color LCD screen, the new Micro 2.0 features a 16MP Sony® CMOS image sensor providing vibrant stills as well as sharp full HD videos with 1080p HD at 60 frames per second or 1296 resolution at 30 fps. Equipped with the 130-degree wide-angle fisheye lens and fast shutter response time, the new Micro 2.0 allows you to capture everything in the photo. This lens can also focus as close as 12 inches, and it can even get closer to your subject with the use of the optional 10x Macro close-up lens. The on-screen Easy Setup Guide on this new camera provides a fast and intuitive way to select a digital color correction mode, preventing users from having to use color correction filters or endlessly scrolling through menus. The three large keys control all the cameras essential functions, making it easy to operate underwater with or without gloves.

 SeaLife’s new Micro 2.0 features two unique shooting modes: time lapse and upside-down. The time lapse-shooting mode saves the footage as a video file or a series of still images based on the set time interval, while the upside-down shooting mode corrects pictures and video to an upright position when the camera is mounted upside down. 

Sealife Waterproof Camera 2

The Micro 2.0’s built-in WiFi feature wirelessly connects the camera to any Apple device running on iOS 6.0 or above as well as an Android smart phone or tablet using the free SeaLife Micro Cam app. Pictures and videos can be downloaded from the camera, previewed to your smart device and instantly shared. Additionally, this special SeaLife app allows for the remote control of the Micro 2.0 camera, providing a live view of the display, allowing someone to share the underwater experience on the smart phone or tablet while it is happening. 

The new Micro 2.0 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.

The new SeaLife Micro 2.0 is available in two models with either 32 GB or 64 GB of internal memory. Both cameras are expandable with SeaLife’s powerful Sea Dragon underwater LED lights and Flex-Connect™ arms, grips, trays and accessories. Flex-Connect trays, grips and accessories mount together in seconds for easy set-up and disassembly equally fast for compact travel.

 

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