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Strobe Ikelite DS160 II with modeling light

Ikelite's professional high-end quality underwater strobe including an aiming light. Powerful (GN32), wide (100 degrees), very fast recycling and great colour rendering (4800K). Made in USA.
10 350 SEK
Part no: IK40160EU-A


A strobe that can be used for all applications from wide-angle to macro photography and with all kinds of camera systems compact, mirrorless and DSLR.

What's included

  1. DS160 MKII 160Ws TTL Strobe
  2. Rechargeable NiMH Battery Pack
  3. Battery Pack Cover # 0591.4
  4. Smart Charger for NiMH with Euro Plug
  5. Diffuser #0591.3
  6. 1 inch Ball Mount # 4081.4
  7. Waterproof bulkhead cap
  8. Silicone lubricant 1cc tube

This underwater strobe has been the long-standing choice of enthusiasts and professionals and includs a modeling or focus light, and now at a very affordable price. The circular flashtube and soft white powder coated reflector produce a great quality of light. Extra large flash capacitors and custom rechargeable cells power high frame rate firing from the first shot to the last. Made in USA.

Ikelite DS160 II underwater strobe

The DS160 underwater strobe is the long-standing choice of many professionals who need a strobe that can be relied on to perform over and over. No strobe on the market today comes close to the number of hours of factory and field testing as the DS160-series, including under the Antarctic ice.


  • Depth rating: 100 meters (330 feet)
  • Power Control: 10 stops in 1/2-stop increments
  • Color temperature: 4800K
  • Modeling light: 205 lumen LED
  • Guide number at 1m (ISO 100): 24 full power
  • Flashes per charge: 300 to thousands dependent on power setting
  • Recycle time: 0.1 to 1.0 seconds dependent on power setting
  • Electrical sync connection: Ikelite ICS 5-pin bulkhead
  • Battery: 7.2V 3300mAh NiMH rechargeable
  • Dimensions: 91 mm diameter x 183 mm length (3.6" x 7,2")
  • Weight with battery: 1243 grams (2.7 pounds)
  • Buoyancy: Slightly negative in salt water

The light quality

Our proprietary circular flashtube design and soft white powder coated reflector produce a quality of light that is widely accepted as the perfect choice for professional wide angle underwater photography.
The DS160 beam is designed for proper spread and color temperature without adding a light-reducing diffuser. The optional Dome Diffuser #IK4069.2 is available to extend the spread of the light with only a half-stop reduction of apparent brightness.

Fire and repeat batteries

Our custom rechargeable cells power high frame rate firing from the first shot to the last. These premium quality industrial grade NiMH cells have been proven to out perform alkaline and lithium cells in real world underwater conditions, including the temperature fluctuations and storage conditions of the photographer diver. While 5 years is the average lifespan of a rechargeable pack, we routinely talk to shooters who are happily using 10-15 year old NiMH battery packs. The battery pack attaches quickly and easily with a unique toggle lock that prevents accidental floods. You don't even need to lubricate the o-ring. The strobe front is compatible with older NiMH Battery Packs #IK4066.5.

Users of manual strobe exposure settings prefer our large, click-stop dial controls which provide intuitive, tactical feedback of exposure setting. The robust dial controls are now even larger and taller for comfortable use with even the thickest gloves. A slide lock prevents the strobe from accidentally being turned on when not in use.

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