BIRNS Snooperette

SKU: 6298

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BIRNS Snooperette

SKU: 6298

The BIRNS Snooperette™, BIRNS Model 5672, is the ultimate low-voltage general-purpose underwater light—versatile and low profile (Ø76mm) for a diverse suite of oceanographic uses. 

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The BIRNS Snooperette™, BIRNS Model 5672, is the ultimate low-voltage general-purpose underwater light—versatile and low profile (Ø76mm) for a diverse suite of oceanographic uses. It’s incredibly rugged and highly customizable, and can be helmet-mounted, hand-held or yoke-mounted. Its 5,000 lumen and concentrated 3200K white light is excellent for intense illumination, photography and video with a choice of lamps and lenses.

•5,000 lumens
•Brilliant 3200K illumination—with potent internal parabolic reflector and Tungsten-Halogen lamp in focal point
•Compact (Ø76mm / Ø3"), mountable almost anywhere
•Fast, easy wire-free maintenance, 30 second tool-free relamping
•Voltage flexibility—12, 24, 30 or 36 VAC or VDC
•Customizable with options including 8 lenses, 3 mounts, and 10 lamps

PHYSICAL
Length - 10.2 cm (4.0 in.)
Width - 11.7 cm (4.6 in.) with yoke 7.6 cm (3.0 in.) without yoke
Height - 11.4 cm (4.5 in.) with yoke 7.6 cm (3.0 in.) without yoke
Weight in Air - 0.5 kg (1.1 lbs.) with yoke 0.45 kg (1.0 lbs.) without yoke
Weight in Water - 0.14 kg (5 oz) with yoke 0.11 kg (4 oz) without yoke

LIGHTING/PHOTOMETRIC
Lamp Type - Incandescent Tungsten-Halogen
Time To Full Brightness - <1 second after application of power
Operating Position - Universal (i.e. any position)
Rated Average Lifetime - 50 to 3,000 hours, depending on installed lamp
Dimming Range - 0-100%
Light Output: - Dependant on lamp
Correlated Color Temp - 2925K to 3450K, depending on installed lamp
Beam Angle (to 50% output) - 52° (clear lens) or 74° (frosted lens)

ENVIRONMENTAL
Protection Level - IP 68
Depth Rating - thin lens: 1800m (5,900 FSW) + 100% safety margin thick lens: 2461m (11,200 FSW) + 100% safety margin
Expected Radiation Tolerance - 105 Gy (107 R)

ELECTRICAL
Input Voltage - 12 (default), 24, 30, or 36 VAC or VDC, depending on installed lamp
Supply Frequency - 60 or 50 Hz
Cable Size - 16 AWG type SO, 3 conductor (standard)
Cable Current Rating - 12 amperes maximum
Cable Voltage Rating - 600 volts maximum
Nominal Lamp Wattage - 100 Watts (default), 25 to 340 Watts (depending on installed lamp)

MATERIALS
All Housing Parts - 6061 Aluminum, hard black anodized
(Optional) Yoke Frame, Base, and Helmet Bracket - Stainless steel, electropolished
All Hardware - Stainless steel type 18-8
Lens - Tempered borosilicate glass
Seals - BUNA N (standard), other materials available
Connector - Glass-reinforced epoxy (GRE)
Connector Pins - Brass 360 per ASTM B16, gold-plated per MILG-45204