Ikelite's new housing for the Olympus C-5060 includes special conversion circuitry to utilize the Olympus TTL system without wasting camera battery power and generating the heat of operating the camera built-in strobe.
This is not "watching" the camera strobe system. This is real Olympus TTL control with a sync cord, allowing optional Ikelite DS-50 and DS-125 SubStrobes to provide actual Olympus TTL automatic exposure dictated by the camera when attached with a single or dual sync cord.
The housing provides all of the capabilities of this camera underwater. The LCD information window on top of the camera is easy to see as is the
Every camera function is accessible. Special "stay depressed when desired" controls simplify the difficulty of pushing buttons, especially two at a time, while trying to turn a dial and watch a monitor at the same time.
DS-50 and DS-125 digital SubStrobes can also be used with the Manual Controller , providing ten power settings. The Manual Controller can be triggered by its wireless slave sensor, but connecting by sync cord is recommended. Older non-digital Ikelite SubStrobes can be used with a sync cord, operating in their manual mode only.
The heavy duty thick wall housing is molded of corrosion free clear polycarbonate and operates safely to 200 feet. Camera and housing complete weighs less than 6 pounds.
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Fantasea CP-3N housing for Nikon Coolpix 3200 and 2200
The CP-3N joins the popular Fantasea CP-4 and housings for the Coolpix 4300 and Coolpix 885 and the CP-3 for Coolpix 2100 and 3100 cameras, expanding the current line to accommodate a variety of Nikon digital products. Now consumers have the option of a dedicated camera housing system for 2MP, 3MP, or 4MP cameras, and at different levels of prices that will accommodate all budgets.
The Fantasea CP-3 housings, like the CP-4, are rated to a maximum working depth of 130'/ 40m underwater. It is an injection molded plastic housing, constructed to take the rigorous environments that underwater photographers and outdoor photographers experience, and will protect digital cameras in these demanding activities. The housing offers push button controls that will provide access to the camera's most important controls and features. The CP-3N is a compact ergonomic design for easy one-hand shooting. Its operation is equally
simple, as photographers need only to open and close one latch to insert the camera into place, without any mounts, screws, or gear alignments to bother with before shooting.
The suggested retail price of the CP-3N is $149.95, and includes a prepaid flood insurance policy for one year.
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