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Ikelite Sony HX90/HX500 Underwater Housing
Ikelite Underwater Housing for Sony Cybershot HX90 and HX500 Cameras
There's no greater assurance than being able to see the o-ring seal. Simply close the two stainless steel locking lid snaps, and see the o-ring form a solid black, watertight seal. Large, easy-to-reach controls are provided for all important camera functions including the rear dial.
Ikelite products are designed, built and tested in the USA. We use locally sourced, top-grade materials. Our housings are built by hand and individually tested for fit, function and waterproof integrity. We back our products with over 50 years of experience and service within the dive industry.
An included flash diffuser improves lighting quality when the camera's built-in flash is used. A built-in flash is effective between 1-3 feet (0.3-0.9m) from the subject in clear conditions. For best results a color correcting filter or external lighting is recommended. External lighting is more powerful and can be placed in a position to virtually eliminate the backscatter - or "snow" - from your underwater images.
Two ports are provided for the attachment of Ikelite, SEA&SEA, and Olympus-type fiber optic cables. Alternatively, optional AF35 strobe triggers and provides automatic TTL exposure by watching the camera's built-in flash, without the need of fiber optic cords or sensors.
wide angle, macro + filters
The housing port is designed to accept color filter, wide angle, and macro options for 3.9-inch diameter ports. Light is absorbed very quickly as it passes through water. A subject will look darker, less colorful and somewhat grainy when viewed through even a few feet of water. The addition of a compatible wide angle accessory expands the camera's field of view underwater, providing the opportunity to get as close as possible to the subject and reduce the amount of water light passes through. The results speak for themselves - photos with the best color, exposure and clarity possible.
Silicone lubricant 1cc tube
1 year manufacturer warranty
200 ft (60m) depth rating
Controls for all important camera functions
Controls are not provided for Flash pop-up switch, Viewfinder pop-up switch
Near neutral buoyancy in fresh water
1/4-20 thread tray mounting with 3 in (76mm) spacing
Weight 3.0 lb (1360 g)
Dimensions 6.8 x 5 x 5.8 in (173 x 127 x 147 mm)
3.9-inch diameter glass lens port
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