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Guide # 32 with 2,000 Lumen Video Light and LCD Control Panel
Multiple staff have dived (and own) this strobe. The strobe is powerful, easy to control, and recycles very quickly. It has a built-in video light, which makes the setup so much easier to travel with, charge, and mount on your underwater rig. No more carrying video lights and strobes seperately! You'll love having the ability to instantly switch from stills to video all on one device. It is slighly larger than other strobes, but much smaller than having a separate strobe and video light. It also holds an impressive battery life, ensuring you can shoot loads of stills/videos before needing to recharge.
This complete Underwater Lighting System (patent pending) is designed by iDiveSite (previously known as iTorch) for underwater photography and videography. It offers user upgradable LED head and battery pack.
The name Symbiosis means interaction between two different organisms living in close physical association, typically to the advantage of both. Yes you are right, video and strobe in one body, and they can work separately or together, and most importantly you can always have an up-to-date video light, as the LED head is user upgradeable and can be used as a stand alone video light.
Photographers can build on demand (purchase difference kinds of module according to their needs) before going into the water which will be a definitely advantage. So an all in one with “BOD” build on-demand feature can fit most photographers needs.
Read about our iTorch Symbiosis Review
I received one of these from the SoCal Shootout last year, and it's won me over! I just ordered another to complete the pair. Being a creature of habit, I used my secondhand Sea&Sea YS-110a strobes exclusively for about four years, but one finally gave up after 500+ dives, and the other is on its way. My initial impression of the iTorch Symbiosis Pro SS-2 lighting system was that it felt very well machined, indeed its name was appropriate because one battery pack mysteriously powers both the strobe and video light, and the design was unique enough that I felt compelled to actually read the instructions. I was pleased to find it quickly became straightforward and intuitive to use.
The Symbiosis system weighs about as much as my YS-110a strobe and Sola 2500 light combined. The colour spectrum of the strobe matches my YS-110a exactly, very true to reality. When using one of each, I set both to manual, with the Symbiosis at 1/3-1/2 power to match near full on the YS-110a, and to my surprise you can't tell they're not a matching set from the images. Using only strobes, the iTorch battery far outlasts the 4 AAs in the YS-110a, which seem to run for 2-3 dives, so I'm hoping for only daily battery changes on my next liveaboard. It was convenient that the Symbiosis fit my pre-existing Sea & Sea sync cords and mounts, and the sync cord attaches behind the mount instead of in front of the strobe which keeps the cords far out of frame and simplifies snoot attachment. Being a terrible videographer, I have yet to fully test the light portion, but it has 50% and 100% settings for both red and white. Looking forward to seeing what else these iTorch systems can do!
I have been using these strobes for about a year now and they are great. I dive everyday and shoot recreationally both video and still photos. I charge my batteries about once every 6 dives. I love that they serve as both a strobe and video light making it easy fro me to shot both. I highly reccomend this product.
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