Coming in at #2 on our list of the best dive lights on the market, we review the ScubaPro Underwater Diving Light.
If you’re looking for one of the best models out there on the market, then this is the light for you! There are way too many pluses associated with this light for us to name.
However, rest assured, that you’ll receive more than your money’s worth if you decide to go ahead with this light.
Scubapro Nova 230 Led Dive Light – Silver
We really like the aesthetics of this light. It’s not quite as compact as some of the other models that we’ve featured on our review of best dive lights, it is instead a long thin design. The exterior of the light appears to be covered in stainless steel, which would speak to its total durability as an effective dive light. However, according to the manufacturer, the substance that covers this dive light is actually ‘anodized aluminum’, which is a really durable metal, and is rare to find on dive lights at all.
This is where you can witness the most tangible differences between the ScubaPro Dive Light and other dive lights on the market. These features should explain why we’ve decided to pick this dive light as #2 on our list.
Lamp: This dive light uses a CREE XML2 LED lamp. For those unfamiliar with this type of lamp, it is by far one of the best in the industry. It helps provide a super strong beam with the ability to literally pierce through the water while one is scuba diving. There are few lamps that you’ll ever find to be more effective than the CREE XML2 LED lamp in terms of dive lights.
Lumens: The device contains approximately 700 to 800 lumens, making it a very powerful device for anyone to own, and one that we’d recommend any experienced diver get their hands on. As we explained in one of our other articles, lumens refers to the strength of the light that is being projected from the device. For those unfamiliar with what is considered a good amount of lumens, 700 to 800 would be great within the context of dive lights.
Depth Rating: This is one of the most astounding features of this dive light. The depth rating of this device is up to 300 meters. This is approximately twice as deep as any other dive light covered on our list so far! Consider this to be your portal into a more advanced, deep diving experience.
Weight: The total weight of this device is very light, coming in at only 9.9 ounces. It’s the lightest device on our review list of best dive lights thus far, coming in at a little over a half pound. We are still marvelling at how so much powerful technology can be compacted in such a light device! The greatest benefit to using a flashlight that is lighter in weight, is that you’ll be able to retain most of your flexibility and freedom while you’re underwater. This not only maximizes your experience, but ensures your safety as well.
Nova 700 Technology: This technology infused in the dive light makes it one of the most potent lights out there on the market currently. Part of what you get in the Nova 700 technology is that it is built to last over 50,000 hours of usage, before you’ll need to buy a new one. It also has on/off twistable technology which simply means you can switch it on and off at any point in time. Another very important feature is the unique grip installed on the device that ensures that individuals will not fall into peril while they are out in the water. One of the worst things that could happen is having your dive light fall out of your hands while you’re already 250 meters down in the water!
This is one of the best dive lights anyone can find on the market, hands down. It is both cheap and lightweight, and something that is almost guaranteed to fulfill any professional divers’ needs!
About the author:
Garth loves camping under the stars with his Arb III, scuba diving, snorkeling, and also tanning. His favourite snorkel spots include Alanya (Turkey), Koh Rong (Cambodia), and Maui (Hawaii, USA).
He also loves to visit the cenotes in Mexico and he recommends everyone reads the book, “The Soul of an Octopus”, because, he says “they are sensitive, just like me”.