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The Amphibico Underwater Video Housing for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema is precision machined from a solid block of marine grade aluminum giving endless durability. Black anodized for corrosion protection and a layer of tuff military grade polyurethane powder coat paint for the outmost durability in harsh sea water. The new housing is an addition to a super compact line of underwater cinema camera housings. The first Pocket Buddy will house, The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. To help extend recording time without having to change batteries the housing allows for a battery pack to be mounted on the top of the camera inside the housing. The housing includes several mounting points for arms, lights, or tripods on the top or bottom of the camera and on each hand grip.
Given this camera's large Super 16 size sensor and its super wide dynamic range of 13 stops it will truly create a cinematic film look to your underwater imaging. This incredibly compact, highly modular camera uses an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount which allows use of commonly available and an excellent range of low cost Micro Four Thirds lenses from Olympus, Panasonic and Sigma. With full electronic control of the lens, you can simply point and set your Iris (aperture) and focus on the fly. Its ability to record high quality Pro Res 422(HQ) and Cinema DNG RAW file formats in full HD 1920 x 1080 make's it just to perfection.
The housing allows complete access to your camera while filming underwater. The key camera controls for record, focus and lens control are located at a comfortable distance from housing grips which are angled at 15° for complete ergonomic underwater filming position. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera has an active Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens System, a great variety of current and future lenses from Olympus, Panasonic and Sigma, are compatible.
It also includes vacuum circuitry kit having moisture alarm, valve, pump, ON/OFF switch. Aquatica has developed a new atmospheric pressure sensitive circuitry that will allow the user to confirm water tight integrity before the dive. This new system will give the user additional peace of mind, knowing their expensive camera equipment will stay dry.
Solid Construction: Precision machined from a solid block of marine grade aluminum giving endless durability. Black anodized for corrosion protection and a layer of tuff military grade polyurethane powder coat paint for the outmost durability in harsh sea water.
Full Camera Control: Complete access to your camera while filming underwater. The Pocket Buddy boasts a host of features that is certain to pacify the most passionate of underwater video enthusiast. Key camera controls for record, focus and lens control are placed at a comfortable finger distance from housing grips which are angled at 15° for complete ergonomic underwater filming position. We also positioned an easy to reach lens control knob, to operate either zoom or focus depending on the lens used.
Bayonet Lens Mounting System: Given that the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera has an active Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens System, a great variety of current and future lenses from Olympus, Panasonic and Sigma, are compatible.
New Micro 4/3 Aquatica line of ports: The Pocket Buddy housing will also have available an extensive line up of ports, including a 4 inch glass port, 6 inch acrylic port, macro port and various extension ring options.
Extended filming capabilities: Not having to worry about charging the camera after every dive, saves lots of frustration when on location. When using the optional battery pack which easily mounts on top of the camera inside housing will extend camera use up to 2.5 hours on a single charge.
Stable-Wide: Our new Stable-Wide comfort grip system adding a 15° angle will give the user the most natural and stable underwater balance and easily access to key housing controls for optimal solid filming
Pistol Grip Action: Understanding the vast variety of shooting scenarios that many video pros and enthusiasts want to achieve, we have integrated a number of mounting possibilities. Including top and bottom mount ¼”-20 tripod screw holes and even going a step further by offering a pistol grip solution for the surfer and single hand shooter.
Easy travel Pocket Buddy: A super compact Cinema Camera that is truly a breeze for traveling!
Quick removal camera tray.
Hinged rear door design with locking latch
Ergonomically optimized for diving conditions.
Oversized knurled controls knobs.
Sturdy comfortable grips.
Pistol grip attachment for single handed shooting
Extended record lever.
Port lock mechanism.
Lens release mechanism.
Standard high quality acrylic viewing window
Moisture sensor alarm with built-in vacuum check circuitry
Dual 1/2" auxiliary ports
Dual sacrificial anodes (front and rear mounted)
Underwater Housing Information
295.3 ft. (90 m), upgradeable to 426.5 ft. (130 m)
5.69 x 4.12 x 13.08 In
Items Included With This Product
1 x Video Housing
1 x Camera Tray
1 x Pistol Grip Attachment
2 x Grip Handles
1 x Allen Key
1 x O-ring
1 x Silicone Lube
1 x Vacuum Circuitry Kit 19227
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