Aqualux 1500 Torch
The AquaLung Aqualux 1500 Torch is a simple and elegant light that is easy to use and has plenty of battery life. The simple power switch is over sized making it easier to use even with gloves and a locking mechanism on the lanyard ensure it won't turn on by itself.
- AQUALUX torches feature top-quality CREETM LED’s
- Double Optical Group. The optical group consists of two pieces: a metallic parabola plus a technopolymer lens that work together for exceptional performance. The parabola has a 40mm diameter and the lens has a 22mm diameter, making the AQUALUX series one of the most powerful diving torch collections in the market.
- Durable Electronics Assembly. The main chipboard is solidly assembled to guarantee the reliability and durability of all the electronics.
- Proprietary Mechanical Construction. The proprietary aluminum construction makes every AQUALUX torch reliable and robust for heavy duty use, while also easy inspect and maintain.
Batteries: x3 C (not included)
ABOUT Aqua Lung
Aqualung have been industry leaders producing a range of diving equipment from regulators and computers to drysuits, wetsuits and masks.
Aqualung have been producing dive equipment since 1943, started by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Émile Gagnan who introduced the world to scuba diving and the Aqua-Lung.
Aqua Lung Aqualux 1500 Torch - Features
|Battery Level Indicator|
?Whether the torch has a built-in battery level indicator.
?Advances in bulb technology has created a number of different options for light source, each with their own advantages and disadvantage:
Halogen & Xenon - The oldest technology, a spring like filament that glows white hot then electricity is passed through it, producing light. Later filament bulbs are filled with Xenon to produce a more intense and brighter light.
HID - High Intensity Discharge lights have a capsule of gas instead of the tungsten filament. HID bulbs typically produce more light at a lower temperature and are significantly more efficient as they produce a lot less heat and require less energy to maintain the light level.
LED - unlike ordinary incandescent bulbs, Light Emitting Diodes don't have a filament that will burn out, and they don't get especially hot. They are illuminated solely by the movement of electrons in a semiconductor material. An LED is a lot more efficient than a filament bulb and also a lot more durable than both filament and HID bulbs.
|X1 CREE XPL|
|Burn Time at Max (Mins)|
?The length of time that the torch will provide light at 100% power.
|Lumens at Max|
?The torch lumen output at 100% power.
|Maximum Depth (m)|
?The maximum depth that the torch has been rated to by the manufacturer
?Whether the torch is supplied with a rechargeable battery and charger or whether it runs off standard batteries.
?There are a number of different switch types available.
Manual switches physically complete the circuit by moving the contacts inside the torch. This type of switch passes through the body of the torch which adds a possible point of failure but are signifcantly cheaper to produce.
Twist caps are very common. The diver simply twists the bottom cap or head unit to complete or break the circuit. Twist caps usually have a double o-ring to protect the battery and electronics from damage. The disadvantage of a twist cap is that if the diver was to unscrew the cap too much when turn off the torch there is a very small risk that the torch could flood
Magnetic switches are becoming more popular as they do not need to pass through the body of the torch and instead use magnets to operate the torch. This eliminates any potential flood risks resulting from a failing switch.
Kinetic torches are controlled by motion and are the most water tight solution.
|Torch Body Material|
?The material that the main body of the torch is made from.
Plastic will produce a typically lighter torch but a torch made of aluminium will be stronger and more robust due to the density of the material.
?Whether the entire torch (including batteries) is held in the hand or whether the light unit is connected via an umbilical cable to a seperate battery unit for extra capacity and burntime.
Photo / Video Lights have an even beam that floods the scene with light with no hard edges or hotspots so it doesn't look odd or stand out in your pictures.
Ultra Violet Lights use a specific wavelength of blue light, not usually Ultra Violet, that excite certain parts of animals that cause them to glow and fluoresce showing unusual patterns that the naked eye cannot see.
?Whether the torch offers multiple power levels other than the standard on and off.
We offer free standard delivery on orders over £50.
Standard delivery is £3.70 for orders under £50. You will receive your order 2 - 4 days from the date of despatch.
Next Working Day is £6.50.