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Anyone use an Ikelite DS 160 or 161 strobe?
Rich-D-Fish - 12/30/2009 6:05 PM
Category: Photography
Replies: 2

I’m considering buying one or both of these strobes (Ikelite DS-160 or DS-161 Movie). Does anyone own one of these and can tell me how you like them? Likes? Dislikes?
diving_dp - 1/05/2010 10:46 AM
Got the DS 160 right after they came out last year. LOVE IT. The built in LED spotting light is great. Purchased a 2nd one last summer. Don’t know about the 161 "movie" version. My DSLR doesn’t do video.

Solidly built, rugged, powerful. I am really happy with them.
Rich-D-Fish - 1/05/2010 11:38 AM

Thanks Lee. The DS-161 is new an "I think" a perfect companion for the 160 to both shoot video as well as a main dive light. They are supposed to be able to burn 5 hours and only decrease the amount of strobe flashes by 15%. We’ll see. From you profile pic it looks like you are running a Ike housing with 6" dome lens. How does that setup work for you. I was planning to do the same to use my 18-55mm lens for both wide and macro.