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#1 diverdoug1


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Posted 09 November 2013 - 12:17 PM

I have noticed a number of neoprene covers coming out on the market for strobes. These look like they might help protect the strobes from impact and add some buoyancy. I do have a concern that they may have a significant adverse effect on the heat dissipation ability of the strobes. My YS-D1 manual states that wrapping the strobes in cloth may deform them (huh?). I would be interested in some others opinions regarding neoprene strobe covers.
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Posted 09 November 2013 - 08:26 PM

I've ones made from 3 mm wet suit material for over 10 years with out problems!

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#3 AndyBarker


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Posted 10 November 2013 - 12:14 PM

Their are quite a few out their now some made by the manufacturers so i would say that it does not make a lot of difference underwater as the water also helps to cool.

I have made my own with 3mm neoprene & some black witch.


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