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I had read a number of bad reviews for this camera, but fortunately I didnt experience any of the problems I had read about there. I only took it on two dives this trip, but that was due to poor viz and not because of the camera. I took it down to over 100 ft, and had no problems with water getting in the camera. I also used the same batteries for both dives, and the camera was still showing fully charged when I came home. I didnt open the camera until I came home and had to take the SD card out, and I didnt take any videos or use the internal flash so that may have helped. The qualities of the photos were certainly not what you would expect from a high end camera, but for $169 and for its small size, it did what I wanted. I enhanced the photos with photoshop to add the color that you lose without an external flash, but it did meet all of my expectations.
Ive been diving for over 13 years, but have always rented a BCD at my destination so I could avoid checking baggage. Unfortunately, most rental BCDs do not come with integrated weight systems and are often not in the greatest condition, and I was tired of dealing with those issues. Even though the Travelight packs into a small package, it will push you over the limit for carry-on unless you just wear the clothes on your back for your entire trip. Still, it was a very worthwhile investment. It was incredibly comfortable, and felt almost as though I was just free-diving. Everything worked well, and my buoyancy control seemed better than I had ever experienced with any rental BCD. Definitely recommend it!