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Sea & Sea YS-D2 Underwater DS-TTL Strobe

$970.00  $839.00
Save: $131.00 (14%)

  • Model: SS-03117
  • Brand: Sea & Sea
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Product Description

The Sea & Sea YS-D2 Underwater DS-TTL Strobe offers exclusive features like no other strobe in the world. Keeping with the same great performance specs as the Sea and Sea YS-D1, the Sea & Sea YS-D2 Strobe has added Audible Confirmation providing TTL confirmation and ready light confirmation. The Sea and Sea YS-D2 also features a rear glowing panel with easy to read controls.

The Sea & Sea YS-D2 is the most versatile underwater strobe available today. A true all rounder, it works in most underwater scenarios and with any camera or housing. It can be synced to a camera's pop-up flash, hot shoe or TTL connector with electric or fibre-optic cables and used with any TTL protocol.

The backlit display with colour coded modes and its sheer simplicity in use are genius. The size and weight make it a winner for the traveling underwater photographer.

New Features: (different than YS-D1)

  • Audible confirmation
  • Glowing control panel
  • New control knobs
  • Dual powered target light with red filters
  • Wing-nut style fixing bolt (YS mount)
  • Newly designed battery compartment
  • Improved Recycle Time (full): 1.5 seconds with Ni-Mh batteries (YS-D1 is 1.9 sec)

The DS-TTL exposure compensation function enables subtle lighting control by adjusting the Light Level dial in DS-TTL mode.

Powered by only four AA batteries, the YS-D2 offers a maximum light output of Guide Number 32.

Its even and flat beam is suitable and powerful enough for professional use. Not only is the YS-D2 suitable for wide-angle photography, it is also ideal for macro photography which requires delicate light level control. The strobe's guide number can be reduced to 1. Highly versatile, the YS-D2 offers more automatic and manual control over lighting to get that perfect exposure. The YS-D2 is the most versatile underwater strobe available today. The DS-TTL exposure compensation function enables subtle lighting control by adjusting the Light Level Dial in DS-TTL mode.

TTL with exposure compensation (EV) control function.

By controlling the actual flash light level, the strobe realises accurate exposure compensation with EV value. Regardless of a compact or a SLR camera, you can achieve any desired exposure compensation. However, many TTL systems are not reliable. The YS-D2’s DS-TTL exposure compensation function allows users to adjust the light level in TTL mode (-1.5EV, -1EV, -0.7EV, -0.3EV, +0.3EV, +0.7EV, +1EV, +1.5EV).

Two Accessory Diffusers

In macro photography when a wide beam is not necessary, no diffuser should be attached. When both strong light output and a relatively wide beam are necessary, the diffuser 100 should be attached. When a wide-angle lens is used, the diffuser 120 should be attached. Three beam angles can be selected in accordance with the photographers's requirements.

Ergonomic Design

The Sea & Sea YS-D2 Strobe will auto-sense when a sync cord is connected, causing the slave ON/OFF switch to no longer be active. Simple controls and configuration enables easy operation. The light level control clicks to aid in setting and operation.

Sea & Sea YS-D2 DS-TTL Strobe Specifications

  • Controls: Mode, Target Light, Light Level
  • Indicator: Ready / TTL lamp
  • Guide Number (ISO 100/m) (land) : 32, 24 (with Diffuser 100 attached), 20 (with Diffuser 120 attached)
  • Beam Angle: 80° x 80° (without diffuser),
    100° x 100°(diffuser 100),
    120° x 120° (diffuser 120)
  • Battery Type: 4 x AA alkaline or Ni-MH rechargeable
  • Number of Flashes:
    Alkaline 150,
    Ni-MH: 250
  • Recycle time (full power):
    Alkaline 2.8 sec.
    Ni-MH: 1.9 sec.
  • Colour temperature: 5600K
  • Colour temperature w/diffuser: 5250K
  • Depth rating: 100 m / 330 ft
  • Dimensions (WxHxD) (Excluding protruding part(s) and the arm holder.): 87 x 135 x 111 mm / 3.5 x 5.4 x 4.4 inches
  • Weight in air: 650 g / 22.8 oz without batteries
  • Underwater weight: 5 g / 0.4 oz with batteries
  • Exposure control: DS-TTL II, Slave TTL, Light level control dial (GN): 1 / 1.4 / 2 / 2.8 /4 / 5.6 /8 / 11 / 16 / 22 / 32 (11 steps)
  • Pre-flash control: Equipped with pre-flash cancel mode
  • DS-TTL II function
  • Slave function
  • Auto power OFF function
  • Sync cord: 5-pin Sync cord/N, Fiber-Optic Cable (L-type)
  • Over-pressure relief valve
  • Dual powered target light with red filters
  • Audible confirmation
  • Lighted rear panels

*1 Number of flashes and recycle time depends on the battery brand, temperature and frequency of use.
*2 Number of flashes and recycle time of Ni-MH batteries were tested on 2400 mAh batteries.

Accessories:

  • Diffuser 100
  • Diffuser 120
  • Diffuser strap (x2)
  • Ball Mount Strobe Adaptor
  • Newly designed Fixing Bolt
  • M4 Hexagon Wrench
  • Spare Bolt Cap (x1)
  • Red Filter (x2)
  • Silicone Grease

Drop Ship
This is not a regularly stocked item in our Rye dive shop. It will be ordered for you from the manufacturer upon request and typically shipped direct from them to you the same day thus resulting in no delay in delivery.

(10/18 LRB)

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