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Underwater Housing for 5DMKII (Kickstarter/Indiegogo?)
« on: October 15, 2013, 02:04:39 AM »
Hello All,

I've read all the topics and threads including all the replies on a decent, budget underwater SLR housing, but had this quick question.

I saw a few months back about a Kickstarter or Indiegogo project to sponsor a new company to build a housing in the $200-300 range with the ports an extra cost depending on the lens.  I'm sure since then, they've been very successful at their product as it looks like the $3K housing, but way cheaper.

Just curious, did anybody come across this? Any feedback or comments are welcomed.

Planning on stopping by Balmorhea, TX in January. ;)

Thanks,
Tp

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Underwater Housing for 5DMKII (Kickstarter/Indiegogo?)
« on: October 15, 2013, 02:04:39 AM »

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Re: Underwater Housing for 5DMKII (Kickstarter/Indiegogo?)
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2013, 03:09:48 AM »
Thanks for the info. With a quick search I found this: http://fstoppers.com/introducing-outex-a-somewhat-affordable-underwater-housing-kit
But that doesn't look very safe to me, at least not yet.

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Re: Underwater Housing for 5DMKII (Kickstarter/Indiegogo?)
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2013, 11:45:13 PM »
The cheapest is probably a ikelite.  That is what I use for my mark ii.  It works fine.   Underwater is never cheap.
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Re: Underwater Housing for 5DMKII (Kickstarter/Indiegogo?)
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2013, 07:28:01 PM »
I've used the Outex case serval times with good results.  The company was helpful when they accidentally sent me the wrong piece and overnighted the new one. I used it in Maui last month. 

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Re: Underwater Housing for 5DMKII (Kickstarter/Indiegogo?)
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2014, 02:51:37 AM »
Hi,

i have come across a few manufactures who make these housings of various Cameras, Sharing a few of the here for you.

01) OUTEX  : https://shop.outex.com/en/cameras

02) IKELITE : http://www.ikelite.com/

03) Canon : http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/standard_display/underwater_photo

04) NIKON : http://imaging.nikon.com/lineup/acil/accessories/wp-n1/ Also N 2 and N3 models.

05) Nauticam : http://www.housingcamera.com/Nauticam-Canon-5D-Mark-III-p/17305.htm

06) Aquatica Digital : http://www.aquatica.ca/en/products_dslr.html

07) Sea & Sea Housings : http://www.seaandsea.com/

08) SAMSUNG : http://www.camerasunderwater.co.uk/slr/finder/samsung

09) Aquatech Housings : http://www.camerasunderwater.co.uk/slr/aquatech/index

10) SUBAL : http://www.camerasunderwater.co.uk/slr/subal/index

11) Equinox :  http://www.equinoxhousings.com/products/Canon-DSLR.html

Please be informed that every Housing have its Level of Depth, and varies as per camera Models.

Underwater Housings are never cheap. Good ones cost Approx 3,000 $ .

Do not risk your Camera with a cheap housing, Always take the advice of an expert before you take your Camera inside water. Without proper housing and equipment you will surely damage your Camera.

BUT , underwater photography is a whole new unexplored world.

Cheers to those who want to explore them.

Anil George
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Re: Underwater Housing for 5DMKII (Kickstarter/Indiegogo?)
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2014, 02:51:37 AM »