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Ikelite DS-161 Li-Ion Strobe Package

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Ikelite DS-161 Li-Ion Strobe Package 


Product Overview:

The Ikelite DS161 Strobe Package is a great package that includes everything you need to start using the awesome Ikelite DS-161 Li-Ion strobe. These Li-Ion cells are 18% lighter than the NiMH battery pack, making the strobe neutrally buoyant in salt water for superior ergonomics and comfort.  Low internal resistance allow us to provide twice the number of flashes per charge and an even faster recycle time when compared to older NiMH cells. The strobe has a built-in 500 lumen video light, and it recycles super-fast - which makes it perfect for shooting action.

What's Included:

* Does not include a tray or handles

Strobe Features:

  • Brightest, Smoothest CoverageIn 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • This strobe is the same as the DS-160, except it has a 500 lumen video light built-in.


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 3900 mAh Li-Ion Rechargable Cells
Battery Recharge Time
5 hours
Battery O-Ring
Supplied Accessories


4067.2 Battery Pack
4066.1 Smart Charger
0591.3 Diffuser
9104.5 Waterproof Bulkhead Cap
0184.1 Silicone Lubricant

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Weight: 3.00 LBS
Dimensions: 6.00 (in) × 6.00 (in) × 6.00 (in)
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