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All of the professional-grade features a camera of this caliber demands. The only 5D Mark III housing to offer built-in hard-wired true Canon eTTL2 metering with an underwater strobe. The Ikelite Underwater Housing for Canon 5D Mark III DSLR is a waterproof case for underwater recording. The housing is a clear polycarbonate case that provides complete satisfaction of water free housing to accommodate your camera. The housing is rated upto 200 ft. for use and the auto exposure lock and focus lock are placed where they can be activated with your thumb while taking a picture.
The access to all the camera controls is very simple, capable of electrical TTL strobe exposure. The housing is featured with comfortable rubber grips for solid hold and glass optical viewfinder enhanced for underwater. The visible o-ring seals provides on the go facility to check any leakage. The underwater housing has corrosion-proof solid body and lens zoom gears included with housing. The Release Handle system allows for easy attachment and removal of SubStrobe mounting arms at the touch of a button. Two screws remove the handle and tray assembly for traveling.
Superior flash control: Direct connect flash is the most reliable and efficient way to fire an external underwater strobe. Our proprietary circuitry allows direct communication between the camera and current Ikelite DS Substrobes for the most accurate through-the-lens (TTL) metering control of an off-camera flash. Electrical bulkhead and TTL circuitry are provided standard and included in the base purchase price. Rather than reaching out to your external strobe, exposure with a current DS Substrobe can be adjusted quickly through the back of the housing using two pushbuttons. Settings are clearly indicated even at night by a series of LED lights. TTL mode provides four half f/stop increments over or under flash compensation to fine tune exposure. Or control strobe output completely through the back of the housing using one of the 8 manual power settings provided in half-stop increments.
Ergonomic handling: Controls are provided for every camera function except the Multi-Controller and Depth-of-Field Preview Button. Shutter, video recording start/stop, and a large zoom control knob can all be comfortably reached without removing your hands from the handles. Comfortable rubberized grips provide quick-release attachment points for strobes and accessories. The try and handles may be removed from the housing for convenience in traveling. The complete housing is neutral or slightly negative in freshwater depending on choice of lens port.
Reliable performance: A clear view of the camera and o-ring seals facilitates easy assembly and operation. Heavy-duty polycarbonate construction is durable and corrosion-free to ensure performance in even demanding conditions. Lens ports can be removed and replaced quickly with a simple positive locking system which provides visible assurance when the housing is assembled properly.
Underwater Housing Information
200 ft (60 m)
External Flash Connector
6.9 x 10 x 6.5 In. (17.5 x 25 x 16.5 cm)
5.4 lb (2.4 kg)
Items Included With This Product
4 x Silicone Lubricant in 1cc Tubes
Housing Body Cap
Electrical Bulkhead Cap
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