SeaLife Launches the New DC1400

The DC1400 makes it easy to capture amazing underwater photos and HD video



SeaLife’s new 14-megapixel camera combines diver-friendly design and six underwater color modes for sharp, colorful photos and HD video - underwater or on land.

Read our new Sealife DC1400 review.

The camera features five widespread “piano key” controls, a large shutter button, and a fingertip-control lever that allows scrolling through menus or zooming in and out without releasing your grip from the camera.


The new DC1400


Special SeaLife DC1400 Features

  • “Piano Key” controls for easy operation. 5 large buttons with big shutter and zooming lever for easy camera control, even with gloves on.

  • Easy Set-up mode – Easy 1-2-3 graphic on screen guide –takes the guess work out of setting up the camera for great pictures.

  • 6 Underwater Modes for sharp, colorful underwater pictures under any conditions. Includes 4 built-in digital color correction filters.

  • Expandable with one or two SeaLife Digital Pro Flashes (SL961) and Photo-Video Lights (SL980) (Note: SL970 wide-angle lens will vignette)

  • Spy Mode – The camera automatically shoots continuous pictures at set time intervals.

  • Rubber armored, shock-resistant for rough handling and tough environments.

  • Depth tested to 200 ft (60m) – Guaranteed

  • Manual shutter and aperture control in Ext Flash mode.

  • No O-ring lubrication required – Hassle-free O-ring maintenance, Just keep O-ring clean!



Technical Features

  • HD Video mode – Record continuous High Definition video with sound

  • 14 megapixel CCD for sharp, high-resolution pictures.

  • 26mm Wide Angle lens. Get closer to the subject and fit everything into the picture.

  • Super Macro Auto focus from 1” (5cm) to ∞

  • Large 3.0” LCD for easy on-camera viewing

  • 25X zoom - 5X optical zoom plus 5X digital.

  • Lithium battery 700mAh for 2+ hrs/200+ pics

  • Fast shutter response time* and quick start-up for fast action photography. *(As fast as 0.3 sec in Ext Flash mode and infinity focus)

  • SD and SDHC card compatible up to 32GB

  • 27 Land Scene modes – Automatically pre-sets the camera for the type of scene.

  • Removable inner camera

  • Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) – CCD shift technology reduces camera shake caused by hand movement.

  • Manual White Balance control with short-cut key for fast and easy manual white balance setting.



The Pro Duo, which includes the Digital Pro Flash and new Photo/Video Light.



SeaLife DC1400 Camera Specifications


  • Image Sensor  14 mega pixel CCD (1/2.33”)

  • File Format  JPEG

  • Movie Resolution  HD 720p / 30fps, 640x480 or 320x240

  • Lens  5X Optical Zoom

  • Aperture: F2.8(W) – F7.9(T)

  • Focal Length  4.7mm ~ 23.5mm

  • Focus Modes  Auto, AF Tracking, Face Detection, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity.

  • Normal focus/5X zoom: 24” (60cm) to∞

  • Macro focus: 2” (5cm) to ∞

  • Super Macro focus: 1” (2.5cm) to ∞

  • Battery Life:  200+ pictures, 2+ hours, 2-tank dive per charge

  • Weight: 134 grams (4.7 ounces)

  • Dimensions: 2.4”H x 3.8”W x  0.8”D


Underwater Housing Specifications


  • Depth:  Individually depth tested to 200' (60 m)

  • Buoyancy:  Positive

  • Controls  Control buttons for Power, Shutter, Zoom, Mode (video or still image), Playback, Focus, Flash, Menu.

  • Lens Port  Optical glass lens port with anti-reflective coating with snap-on ring to adapt accessory lenses

  • Tripod Mount  Standard 1/4-20 tripod threads to adapt accessories

  • Weight  370 grams (13 ounces) Housing only without inner camera - 504 grams (17.7 ounces) Housing and inner camera

  • Size: 3.7” H  X ” 5.3W  X 2.8” D inches

  • Warranty  1 year limited warranty


Where to Buy

Bluewater Photo & Video is an authorized SeaLife dealer, and has the SeaLife DC1400 housing in stock. They can help recommend the best possible setup for your underwater photography and video needs.