Molded of clear polycarbonate to provide seamless construction and corrosion proof performance. This "Clearly Superior" design provides full view of the camcorder, control functions, and assurance the system is safe up to depths of 200 feet (60 meters).
The camera's large viewing screen can be seen easily through the housing back. Menu functions accessed through the camera's LCD touch screen are not accessible in this installation.
The base removes instantly with a unique toggle clamp for traveling or attaching of the optional Pro Video Lite 3 battery pack. The handle assembly detaches from the housing by removal of just two nuts for packing.
The housing accommodates Sony NP-FV50, FV70 and FV100 batteries.
• Optical Glass Port
• Rear-view LCD Monitor
• Power on/off/Mode Control
• Record start/stop
• Zoom Control
• Snapshot Control
• Mode Button
• Removable External UR/Pro Filter
Size and Weight.
• 11" wide x 8" high x 8" deep including base and handle assembly. 27cm x 20cm x 20cm.
• 6.4lb (2.9kg) above water.
• Slightly negative in saltwater for stability.
Color Correcting Filters.
The included UR/Pro Color Filter provides color correction in tropical blue water with available sunlight up to 80 feet (24 meters). An optional filter #6441.81 is also available to achieve more natural tones in green water settings.
Watch your video quality improve dramatically by adding light to your system. The Pro-V8 LED Video Lite is the ultimate in easy and affordable video lighting. This light boasts a bright and even 45° angle of coverage over a 10 hour burn time. Color temperature is daylight balanced and usable with or without a color filter.
Or opt for the professional grade coverage of the Pro Video Lite 3. This powerhouse features a super bright, high intensity halogen light and a 100° spread.
External Wide Angle and Macro Lenses.
The housing port features 67mm threads to allow for the direct attachment of external 67mm threaded wide angle and macro lenses including the Ikelite W-20, Inon UWL-100 Type II and Epoque DCL-20. All lenses may be removed and replaced while underwater for maximum versatility.
Vignetting and slight softness around the edges of the image will be present when using an external wide angle lens.
Click here to read more about the #6420 Ikelite W-20 Lens.