Rating: Let there be light!
Reviewer: Iain D.,
I purchased the Sola 500 for my wife,I already have one on my Gopro. Our diving style involves getting our head into and under the corals to view the less obvious critters etc.Without the light you miss a lot of activity and some great photo opportunities. The wrist strap is very convenient and allows much more freedom of use, it doesnt get tangled in hoses and is always readily available when needed. For convenience, practicality and effectiveness, this light is the best on the market. Only issue is the wrist strap comes in 2 sizes (Large and small). I suspect most women will use the small wrist strap even with a glove. It is not an option when purchasing and can be obtained directly from Sola for an extra $30.
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Questions and Answers for Light & Motion Sola 500 Compact Imaging L.E.D. Photo Light:
What is the beam angle on this light? Do you still have any in stock? Thanks.
Darrick (Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com)
Hello Fred, yes we have them in-stock. You would need to contact the manufacture for the beam angle.
'Sola 500 supercharges your focusing speed. At ¼ the weight and nearly twice as bright as the leading rechargeable dive light, Sola lights will change your night diving experience forever.' –Bluewater Photo
Lumens (Flood 60°): High- 500 Med- 250 Low- 125
Run Time: High- 100 Min Med- 200 Min Low- 400 Min
Charge Time: 150 Minutes
System Weight: 238g
Size: 56mm x 102mm Image1
The smallest rechargeable dive light that actually delivers its published output - in a perfectly smooth spot beam. 2013 model boasts much longer run-times.
Ready To Go
Sola dive lights have a factory sealed body so you never need to worry about flooding. Control is accomplished with a magnetic slider on the top of the body. Slide forward or back to turn on. Hold forward or back to turn off. Rotate to lock.
Smart Dashboard: Three indicator lights behind the bezel report battery status, output setting, and charge status; slide forward to increments the power levels.
High 100 Min. 500 lum Med 200 Min. 250 lum Low 400 Min. 125 lum
Multi-voltage 1A charger with interchangeable blades for international use.
Built-in lithium-ion battery is charged through external charge ports with gold plated receivers for years of use. Factory sealed design makes charging fast and easy without ever having to open the light.
Mounts sold separately
Compatible with all other mounting options:
Video Locline Mount Photo Ball Mount YS Mount Hand Strap D-Ring Kit T-Handle Pistol Grip