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Ikelite Underwater Substrobe DS-161 (Li-ion)

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Ikelite Underwater Substrobe DS-161 with Li-ion Battery & Charger Set

Key Features

  • Brightest, Smoothest Coverage
    In a real world, side-by-side comparison, the DS161 remains one of the brightest strobes on the market. More importantly, the quality of light is exceptional due to a round flashtube and reflector designed specifically to delivery the softest, most even coverage possible.

    The DS161 remains the favorite of pros worldwide for delivering a warm light without needing to add a light-dimming diffuser.


  • Built-In Video Light
    The most convenient and cost effective way to add video lighting to your camera rig. The diffused 500 lumen beam is perfect for close-up video and focusing. Adjustable brightness in 10 settings plus SOS mode for emergency situations.

    Automatic shut-off when the flash fires ensures that it will have no undesired effects on still photos.


  • More Flashes, Faster
  • State of the art Li-Ion battery technology produces over 450 full power flashes at an unprecedented 1.4 second recycle time. Our proprietary quick-release toggle system attaches the battery pack with ease and confidence, making a flooded battery virtually impossible.

    The included Smart Charger product no. 4067.1 accepts variable voltage in the 100-240V range and includes AC adapters for US, Europe, UK and Australia. This charger is compatible with lithium ion battery packs only. The rechargeable battery pack is interchangeable for quick turnaround in between dives.

    Existing 4066.5 NiMH and 4066 NiCad batteries are forward-compatible with new strobes. Older 4066.1 Smart Chargers may not be used with the current 4067 Li-Ion Battery Pack.


  • TTL Flash Exposure
    When combined with a compatible Ikelite TTL system or film TTL system, the DS161 automatically adjusts brightness to provide perfect exposure whether you're shooting macro, portrait or wide angle. 

  • Neutral Buoyancy in Salt Water
    The DS161 is approximately neutral in salt water for the most ergonomic and comfortable handling of your camera system. Other strobes require expensive buoyancy arms to provide this key feature!
Flash Recycle Time
1.4 seconds (shorter in fractional power settings)
Flash Guide #
76 ft (24 m) at ISO 100
Flash Angle of Coverage
90_ (100_ with diffuser)
Flash Color Temperature
Flash Modes
TTL, Full, 9 fractional powers in 1/2-stop increments
Video Brightness
500 lumens
Video Angle of Coverage
Video Color Temperature
Video Burn Time
8 hours at full intensity
Video Modes
Full, 9 fractional powers, SOS
3.75 in (96 mm)
7 in (179 mm)
2.5 lb (1130 g)
Approximately neutral
Depth Rating
300 ft (90 m)
Ikelite ICS-5
Fiber Optic Option
With 4401 Adapter
Slave Option
With 4100.6 EV Manual Controller
Battery Pack
7.4V Li-Ion
Battery Recharge Time
5 hours
Battery O-Ring
Supplied Accessories

4067 Battery Pack
4067.1 Smart Charger Li-Ion
0591.3 Diffuser
9104.5 Waterproof Bulkhead Cap
0184.1 Silicone Lubricant

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  • Model: #4061.1
  • Shipping Weight: 4kgs
  • 1 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Ikelite

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 26 January, 2019.