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MDX-70D Underwater Housing for Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera

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The Sea & Sea MDX-70D Underwater Housing for Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera is exactly what you would expect from the Sea&Sea "MDX" line-up. It is precision machined from a solid brick of aluminum. Great ergonomics and control of the Canon 70D. The housing is corrosion resistant angled controls for ease of use. has a built in leak detector that comes standard with the housing. There is an additional port for HDMI output to an external video monitor for the under water videographer.

Port lock can now be activated from outside the housing. The housing is also equipped with a "lens-lock release" button which allows the lens to be replaced without opening the housing. The port lock can also be activated from inside like previous SEA&SEA housings. Compatible with new Optical YS Converter/C1 for MDX housing which converts the camera's hot-shoeTTL signal to a light signal. Both TTL and manual strobe modes can be used and controlled from the housing using a Fiber-Optic Cable II. Fiber-Optic Cable ll is required when using the Optical YS Converter. Compatible with both the VF180 1.2x and VF45 1.2x viewfinders.

When using the VF180 or VF45 viewfinders the magnification increases by 1.2x and the entire field of view can be seen at the same time. Recommended for users committed to strict composition and focusing. The multi selector (which is often used underwater) is the same design as the camera control and can be operated in eight directions in the same way. The multi selector is located on the very right hand side of the rear case so that it is easily accessible and operated with your hand on the grip.

  • Equipped with two fiber-optic cable sockets. With the camera's built-in flash raised and fiber-optic cables fitted, external strobes can be triggered as "slave units" by the built-in flash.
  • Every detail of the housing is precision machined. The housing is protected by a highly corrosion resistant coating. All edges have been polished carefully for a perfect finish.
  • Controls all the Canon EOS 70D essential functions underwater. (Depth-of-field preview button and LCD panel illumination button are not operable from the housing).
  • The camera's built-in flash can be activated and deactivated from the housing. (When the accessory light-shielding plate is fixed, this function cannot be used).
  • Equipped with Accessory Port which can be used for HDMI output.
  • The shutter release lever tension can be adjusted in 2 steps with a spring.
  • Equipped with two sacrificial zinc diodes (one on the front case and the other on the rear) to avoid electrolysis damage.
  • The grips have been designed with the travelling diver in mind. They are mounted with threadless fixing to facilitate easy removal, transportation and mounting. The new design also alleviates corrosion build up around the fittings. All fixing are available as spare parts.
  • Fitted with a tripod socket on the center underside of the housing.
  • Equipped with the Optical Viewfinder 0.5x as standard. Other (optional) interchangeable viewfinders can be used.
  • The quick shoe makes the camera easy to install and remove from the housing.
  • Built-in leak sensor immediately alerts you to water ingress.
  • Depth rating of 100m / 330ft makes the housing ideal for tech diving.

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Underwater Housing Information
Material Body: corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy (machined) Grip: corrosion-resistant die-cast aluminum alloy
Controls Mechanical
Depth Rating 328' (100 m)
Dimensions 337 x 191 x 140mm
Weight 2,700g (Housing only)
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