SeaLife DC2000 Digital Underwater Camera

Back-illuminated 20 megapixel image sensor, Full HD movies, RAW image format and 3“ 920k hi-resolution color LCD display: A camera for ambitious photografers – under water as well as above!

With the SeaLife DC2000 you get the best of both worlds: The water- and shockproof inner camera is designed to perfectly fit your needs!

While diving it takes beautiful and colourful pictures because of its big images sensor. The DC2000 is expandable with other SeaLife-products like the Fisheye Wide Angle Lens (SL975), the Sea Dragon Flash (SL963) and Sea Dragon Photo-Video-Lights.

 Download the Manual (PDF) here.

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How to get the best out of your DC2000: Tipps from professional photographer Tobias Friedrich.

SeaLife DC2000 Specifications:

  • - Ultra-fast shutter response of 0.1 seconds. Virtually no shutter lag.
  • - 4 Underwater Shooting Modes for sharp, colorful underwater pictures under any conditions.
  • - 3 built-in underwater digital color correction filters for the most common UW conditions, including shallow water (snorkeling), deep water (diving) or “green” water (algae bloom)
  • - 25 Land Scene modes automatically adjust camera settings for specific shooting environments
  • - Intelligent Auto mode automatically selects the optimal land scene mode for effortless shooting.
  • - Continuous Burst Shooting – shoots high resolution 20MP pictures up to 10 frames per second.
  • - Manual White Balance control to customize UW color correction to your specific depth and water conditions.
  • - Manual shutter and aperture for complete control over image exposure. From F1.8 to F11 in 0.3 stop increments.
  • - Auto focus from 4”(10cm) to infinity
  • - Micro SD, SDHC SDXC and UHS-1 memory card compatible
  • - Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) – CCD shift technology reduces camera shake caused by hand movement.
  • - Short-cut key for fast and easy access to favorite menu setting.
  • - Expandable with Sea Dragon Flash(es), Photo-Video Lights and SeaLife SL975 Fisheye lens
  • - Rubber armored, shock-resistant for rough handling and tough environments.
  • - Rugged 200ft/60m Underwater Housing.

Detailed Specifications

Image Sensor Sony 1” type CMOS sensor (Sony part # IMX183CQJ)
Image Resolution 20M (5472x3648) 3:2 format 10M (3888x2592) 3:2 format 5M (2736x1824) 3:2 format 18M (4864x3678) 4:3 format 10M (3648x2746) 4:3 format 5M (2592x1944) 4:3 format VGA (640x480) 4:3 format 17M (5472x3080) 16:9 format 7.5M (3648x2056) 16:9 format 4.2M (2720x1528) 16:9 format 13M (3648x3648) 1:1 format 6.5M (2544x2544)1:1 format 3.7M (1920x1920)1:1 format
Picture file format JPEG and RAW (.DNG)
Video Resolution

Full HD 1080p @ 60 frames per second
Full HD 1080p @ 30 frames per second
Full HD 1080p @ 15 frames per second (no audio)
HD 720p @ 60 frames per second
HD 720p @ 30 frames per second
VGA @ 120 frames per second

 Video file format MOV h.264
Aperture F1.8 to F11 (in 1/3 stop increments), Setting options: F1.8, F2.0, F2.2, F2.5, F2.8, F3.2, F3.5, F4.0, F4.5, F5.0, F5.6, F6.3, F7.1, F8.0, F9.0, F10 und F11.
Focal Length Focal Length:11.6mm (Film equivalent: 31mm)
Focus type Auto Focus from 4” (10cm) to infinity
Focus modes Auto, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity
Shooting angle: Land: 61° Diagonal (51° horizontal)
Underwater: 46° Diagonal (38° horizontal) 
Fisheye Lens: 83° Diagonal (63° horizontal)
Shutter speed Mechanical shutter: 15 Sec. to 1/2000 Sec.
Auto: 1 Sec to 1/2000 Sec.
Manuell: 15 Sec. to 1/2000 Sex.

Setting options: 15”, 13”, 10”, 8”, 6”, 5”, 4”, 3.2”, 2.5”, 2”, 1.6”, 1.3”, 1”, 0.8”, 0.6”, 0.5”, 0.4”, 0.3”, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000, 1/1250, 1/1600, 1/2000.
Scene Modes Underwater Scene Modes: Dive mode with UW color correction, Snorkel mode with UW color correction, Ext Flash mode for automatic exposure settings when using one or two external flash(es), Ext Light Mode for automatic exposure settings when using one or two external photo-video light(s)

Land Scene modes: Automatically pre-sets the camera for the type of scene. Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Kids, Night Scene, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Sports, Party, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Soft Skin, Food, Background Defocus, Love Portrait, Self Portrait, Smile Shutter, HDR, Time Lapse, GIF Capture, Art Effect and Continuous Shooting.
Special Modes Self Portrait, 2 second, 10 second delay, and 10+2 second (2 pictures)

6 Continuous Shooting modes: Endless Burst High (10fps, captures 10 images), Endless Burst Standard (3fps, captures up to 50 images), Pre-shooting (begins image capture when half-pressing shutter), Sporty Burst 60 (60fps, up to 25 images at 2MP resolution), Sporty Burst 120 (120fps, up to 50 images at 0.3MP resolution) and Smart Select (10fps up to 10 images – camera saves 5 of the sharpest images)

Time lapse: Captures 16:9 2MP images in 5 sec., 10 sec., 30 sec., 1 min., 5 min., 10min. and 30 min. time intervals and combines into MPEG-4 video clip with 10fps playback.

GIF Capture: Captures 5 or 10 images in 1 sec, 2 sec. or 3 sec time intervals and saves as .gif file.
Display monitor 3.0” 920k high resolution color TFT LCD
Memory internal: 80 GB; external: micro-SD/ micro-SDHC/ micro-SDXC ; UHS -1
OS compatibility: PC: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10 or later
MAC: OS 10.4 or later
Bildschirmanzeige English / French / Spanish / German / Italian / Russian / Portuguese / Brazil Portuguese / Dutch / Turkish / Polish / Hungarian / Romanian / Czech / Bulgarian / Croatian / Slovak / Slovenian / Greek / Swedish / Norwegian / Finnish / Danish/ Arabic / Indonesia / Malay / Thai / Japanese / Korean / S. Chinese / T. Chinese
Sprachunterstützung Includes printed Instruction Manual in English. Spanish, German, French, Italian and Dutch languages may be downloaded from SeaLife website.
Power: Lithium rechargeable battery (3.7v, 1130 mAh)
Batterly life 200+ pictures, 2+ hours
WiFi Reichweite 69 m (225 ft)
Certification CE, ROHS, FCC, WEEE
Weight & Dimensions:

24.4 oz (691g)  UW Housing and inner camera
16.1 oz (457g)  UW Housing only
8.3 oz    (234g)  Inner camera with battery and memory card

2.6”H x 4.6”W x 1.4”D (67 x 116 x 36 mm) Inner camera
5.9” x 4.0” x 3.0” (149mm x 102mm x 81mm) UW housing

What's in the Box
  • 1x Underwater Housing for DC2000 
  • 1x DC2000 Inner-camera 1x Battery (1130 mAh, 3.7V) 
  • 1x 60cm USB cable (Micro B plug type) 
  • 1x Wall Charger (5V, 1A) 1x Int’l plug adapters (US, EU, UK, AU) 
  • 1x camera case (Nylon) 
  • 1x Wrist strap for inner camera 
  • 1x Wrist strap with clip for UW housing 
  • 1x Flash Link optical cable adapter for UW housing 
  • 1x Moisture Muncher 2-capsule sample pack 
  • 1x Instruction Manual (English)