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Average Customer Review: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing based on 26 reviews.

Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Underwater Camera
Reviewer: Cheryl C.,
I bought this camera to replace the DC800 model I previously owned. This camera is infinity easier to use, cant wait to get it underwater. The piano keys and easier to read button displays make it childs play to operate.

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46 out of 87 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Great Camera for Beginners
Reviewer: Heather H.,  - View all my reviews
this is my first underwater camera & sealife has made it easy. the large piano keys make it easy the change settings even underwater (for when, like me, you forget to change from the land settings). the "easy set up" option is just that. you just have to answer the questions, are you on land or underwater? snorkeling or diving? are you using a flash?. the built in filters for diving and the big keys allowed me to take pictures on par with more experienced underwater photographers

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99 out of 181 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Great Camera
Reviewer: Laura A.,
Bought this to replace an Epoque camera for a trip to BVI. Although the housing seemed less substantial than the Epoque we used the camera twice a day for 10 days with fabulous results. The moisture munchers did the job eliminating condensation ( there is a spot built into the housing for the munchers- each lasted 3 days) and the high pixels gave us great shots that we were able to enlarge. Underwater setting helped keep colors true ( just remember to return to regular setting if using out of water or the photo will be orange/brown). Movies were a little disappointing, they seem to stutter when played back. Might improve if we had upgraded the stick to the 10. Wish that we had sprung for the flash! The camera is now headed to a marine biologist cavern diver for the real test.

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56 out of 112 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Steve
Reviewer: Stephen Bush,  - View all my reviews
Took very good pictures with the LED video light for a non-SLR camera. I was not expecting great pics, but got several which I can print and frame. Probably had a 30% success on pictures. Kept hitting video mode button and not realizing. Camera turns off too quickly to conserve power.

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82 out of 169 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Works Gr8
Reviewer: Shawn M.,  - View all my reviews
could not be much easier to use. big buttons are easy to manipulate with gloves. camera has menu able settings for various underwater (and surface) conditions and lighting. covers all your recreational diving possibilities. the only feature i would like is to extend the auto off time to beyond 3 minutes. quite often i would take a picture, swim a bit, see another possibility, set up for the shot (e.g. angle/orient myself, position myself to compensate for current, wait for another diver to swim out of the shot) and by the time i was ready to shoot the camera had turned itself off. i know this conserves battery time but i would rather carry a spare battery and have the extended auto off time.

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97 out of 195 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Fantastic!
Reviewer: Darlene O.,
We took this camera to St. Thomas and St. Maarten and thoroughly enjoyed taking pictures underwater. Some of the coral reef and fish pictures are amazing! Were glad we spent the extra money and bought a camera that worked perfectly and captured some of our best vacation memories.

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60 out of 124 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Decent camera
Reviewer: Julia R.,
The camera has a long delay so you have to make sure you hold the camera steady so your pictures arent blurry. This is difficult to do if you are in any kind of current. Im sure this will improve with practice. Otherwise, it is really easy to use.

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95 out of 188 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Must have
Reviewer: Nancy Castro,  - View all my reviews
I love this camera. I had no problems and it took great pictures. The battery life was much longer than the last camera. Overall easy to use and piano keys are just a great feature especially with dive gloves on.

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127 out of 263 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Camera functions very well.
Reviewer: JOHN W.,   
I purchased the DC1200 in March 2011 for a trip to Bonaire. Acknowledging a learning curve, it took very acceptable pictures with the integral flash. However, the camera really needs an external strobe which I will purchase before another trip in August.

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95 out of 185 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Never got a chance
Reviewer: Nancy H.,
Well, Id like to say this camera took good pictures. I was able to get a few as I experimented with settings. However, not sure why, but this camera flooded on my second dive. I thought I was certain the seal was in correctly but Im not really sure why it happened. Really kind of made me sick. The pictures I did get with it seems pretty good.

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104 out of 205 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Good Basic Camera
Reviewer: Douglas C.,
After several dives and a chance to try out this camera, it meets all my expectations for one in this price range. Easy to use underwater with large buttons and pre-programed exposure settings and good quality optics for snap and shoot and video. Only drawback was inability to zoom in or out during video taking and as usual with all cameras the need for optional flash attachments to get really good photos at depth. Audio recording during video is a nice touch also.

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110 out of 208 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Sealife DC1200
Reviewer: Stephen Dicicco,
I have never used a camera before. Just returned form a week at Grand Cayman with the DC1200. Easy, reliable, fun and took some great pictures and videos. I urge you to have two batteries as I tended to use one per two-tank boat dive and one shore dive day. I dont have the attached flash but the pics are better than good. So far, the camera is great. I took over 1/5 minutes of video of an eagle ray (two feet away). Clarity and overall quality is excellent.

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140 out of 253 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing so far so goodon land...
Reviewer: Susan Morton,  - View all my reviews
bought this camera for a dive trip that got postponed, but have been using the camera on land (minus the housing of course). it takes great pix, in all kinds of light and conditions. cant wait to use it on a dive..... it also passed its "dunking" test that is the housing seems water-tight and ready to go. the button to actually take the picture is a little stiff for my small hands since holding the housing (larger than its predecessor) stretches my hand and makes the application of finger pressure on the top button a bit awkward takes getting used to, but most divers hand are bigger than mine and so you all wont have any problem.... aorat from that im ready to go.

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141 out of 287 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Sealife DC1200
Reviewer: Kirk Shastid,   
This was our fourth underwater camera purchase and I think the best so far. My wife has only used it once but she was very happy with it. I put some slideshows and videos on youtube if you want to see what it can do. She was using the wide angle lens for most of them. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToAX-PteeI8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7b4aEj6xz4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GpdoJEiZNQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1i9NBlFpX-0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8jwflILbEI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1r37OlOk0U

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124 out of 238 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Best for me
Reviewer: Ronald Agee,  - View all my reviews
Camera was the best buy for my Grand Cayman Trip. My pictures were better than any 35mm from the past. The option to create videos with just one button was priceless. Bought two batteries and this ended up being a good decision. One battery did not last three dives. Also bought a class 6 (8gb) flash card and also purchased (locally) a class 4 (8gb) card. I used both but could not tell the difference. Piano keys are preferred for me but I have never used a camera with 20 buttons. Micro pictures were great although the best pictures were from 6 to 10 inches. NOTE: when using the AUTO focus, remember to press halfway so the camera can focus, then finish pressing the key. IF you dont do this, you will get the standard blue picture.

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201 out of 393 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Sealife DC1200 12.0 Megapixel Underwater Camera and Housing
Reviewer: Dave Mascarenas,  - View all my reviews
I bought this camera to use on a trip of a lifetime to Fiji. I did allot of research on the dive cameras available today looking for one that was easy to use, didnt take allot of time to learn and was of good quality. I have used the equivilent camera from Sea and Sea and find this Sealife camera to be the best all around. In 5 minutes I was up and running as the dive settings are a push of a button away. The piano style buttons were very easy to use and labeled in large print. Not having allot of experience, I was very impressed with the quality of pictures without having to adjust everything. I would recommend this camera to both experts and novices alike.

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206 out of 411 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Sealife DC1200 12.0 Megapixel Underwater Camera and Housing:
Reviewer: James YOUNG,
Very easy to use but you have to have the right settings before you dive. I think a light will be my next purchase. user friendly hooked to computor and dowm loaded picture with no problems Very good starter camera Jim

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103 out of 224 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing An excellent starter camera
Reviewer: Paul Schmieder,
For the entry level underwater photographer, this camera is perfect. Easy to use, durable and an excellent overall buy!

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30 out of 65 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Sealife Underwater Camera
Reviewer: joanna b.,
This camera is easy to use and takes great pictures. The instructions are easily understood. It works well both above and under water. We are looking forward to using it on our honeymoon.

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37 out of 76 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Ok camera.
Reviewer: Thomas S.,
Pixels. Not great picture quality. Ended up returning camera.

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38 out of 77 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Camera
Reviewer: Mari H.,  - View all my reviews
I am just learning to use this camera. I like it and use the automatic water v. land settings to advantage. The housing is easy to assemble and the buttons are getting easier to push.

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105 out of 210 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Great Camera
Reviewer: Pamela Talento,  - View all my reviews
This camera is great took it on a week long trip to Bonaire last week and got some great pictures, get it with at least one strobe it makes a big difference in lighting.

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70 out of 138 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing SeaLife Camera
Reviewer: S Harrison H.,
Very cool camera! I am very satisfied with my purchase. I have not gotten to use all the features of the camera as yet, but I am excited to try it out on our next trip.

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70 out of 142 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Good Choice
Reviewer: CHARLES MANN,
Very easy camera to use underwater. No leakage to 120ft. Great picture quality. Good battery life. Chuck

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75 out of 145 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing DC1200 Underwater Camera and Housing
Reviewer: Jeffrey K.,  - View all my reviews
Used it in Florida and Caribbean. Its easy to use and takes great pictures and videos.

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147 out of 281 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Sealife-DC1200-12.0-Megapixel-Underwater-Camera-and-Housing Nice Camera
Reviewer: Daniel G.,   
This camera is very nice and easy to use The picture quality is very good. I do recommend the camara.

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55 out of 111 people found this review helpful.






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