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Equinox HD6 Underwater Housing for Canon HV40, HV30 and HV20

B&H # EQHD6HV40302 MFR # HD6HV40/30/20
Equinox HD6 Underwater Housing for Canon HV40, HV30 and HV20

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Product Highlights

  • Mechanical Controls
  • Rugged PVC Material Construction
  • Includes Color-Correcting Filter
  • Includes Wide-Angle Lens
  • Ballast Release System Handles
  • Rated Down to 330' (100.6 m)
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This Equinox HD6 mechanical underwater housing is designed for the Canon HV40, HV30 and HV20 camcorders. The corrosion-resistant housing is constructed from rugged and durable PVC with 1" cast acrylic face plates and stainless-steel hardware; it is rated to a depth of up to 330' (100.6 m).

Features include 5 manual controls: power/standby, record-start/stop, zoom, photo, and memory switch. The housing includes a blue water color-correcting filter, and a wide-angle lens. The housing also features the Ballast Release System. For easy travel, or if trouble occurs on a dive, simply pull the quick-release pin on the wings in order to release the wings and handle (ballast), the housing now becomes positive and shoots to the surface. The camcorder monitor will open approximately 45° in the housing. For full use of the camcorder monitor, the Equinox 2.5" LCD 6" Monitor Back w/ 1/8 Mini Plug (available separately) is required.

Controls
5 Mechanical Controls (standard, other controls are optional)
  • Power-on/off
  • Record-start/stop
  • Zoom
  • Photo
  • Memory switch
BRS (Ballast Release System)
For easy travel or if trouble occurs on a dive, simply pull the quick release pin on the wings in order to release the wing and handle (ballast), and the housing now becomes positive and shoots to the surface
Lightweight, Durable & Strong
Housing body construction is rugged, durable PVC material, with stainless-steel hardware
Stable
Rubber feet for stability even on a rocking boat
D-Ring
D-ring on rear plate for easy hook up to a lanyard
Depth Rated
Maximum depth of 330' (100.6 m)
Easy Mounting
One tray slide mounting system for easy mounting and removal of camera
Construction PVC plastic, stainless-steel hardware and 1" cast acrylic front & rear face plates
Control Type Mechanical
Controls Power on/off, record (start/standby), zoom, photo, memory switch (Other controls are optional)
Depth Rating 330' (100.6 m)
Buoyancy Neutral
Port Curved optical dome
Filter External saltwater
Wide Angle Lens 37mm 0.45x
Microphone Optional (cat #UWMIC)
Moisture Alarm No
Camcorder Mounting Adjustable tray
Pluggable Underwater Connector Optional
Color Black
Dimensions (LxWxH) 9 x 16.5 x 8.5" (228.6 x 419.1 x 215.9mm) with handles
Weight (without Camcorder) 15 lbs (6.80kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 16.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.9 x 13.0 x 10.2"
Equinox HD6 Underwater Housing for Canon HV40, HV30 and HV20
  • 0.45x Wide-Angle Lens
  • Adapter Ring for Lens Provided when Necessary
  • Dome Port Protector
  • Color Correction Filter
  • Spare Parts Kit (Extra O-Ring and Miscellaneous Hardware)
  • 3-Year Warranty
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    EquinoxHD6 Underwater Housing for Canon HV40, HV30 and HV20
     
    4.4

    (based on 5 reviews)

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    75%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (4)
    • Functional (4)
    • Good depth range (3)
    • Weather proof (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Diving (4)
    • Lake (3)

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    3.0

    Plate screws difficult

    By BlueVox

    from Saint Augustine, FL

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Diving
        • Lake
        • Snorkeling

        Comments about Equinox HD6 Underwater Housing for Canon HV40, HV30 and HV20:

        Screwing the plate on which the camera rests in the housing into the housing wall is ridiculously difficult. Especially on a moving boat.

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great performance under water

        By Pete Bucknell Toimes[@]

        from New York, NY

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Depth Range
        • Water-tight Seals

        Cons

        • Bigger than necessary

        Best Uses

        • Diving

        Comments about Equinox HD6 Underwater Housing for Canon HV40, HV30 and HV20:

        It sits right in front of you as you dive, no effort to hold and point.Connecting batteries to it for lights makes it negative.Good sturdy water-tight piece of equipment. Simple to operate, and comes with a nice little wide angle lens that screws onto your camera, and you can use it topside too.You CAN't set white balance once the camera is in the housing, so a little experimenting with the settings will find the right color balance. Set and you are committed! You could pick a color card and white balance the camera before putting the back on the housing.Red filter works well at depth, and you should keep it on the housing in the water, don't take it off as the disc can float away....I'm getting a little vignette (small semi-circle shadow) in the far right of the frame which I'm trying to solve, but currently editing out in my films.It's rather large for such a small camera, so travel with it is not so simple, but the heavy stuff comes off it and can go in your 'computer case with your reg and mask, and pack the body in larger hand luggage or suitcase if you really must.Competition is by Ikelite. Haven't tried it, so look into it first.Pete Bucknellhow2scuba[@]

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        5.0

        what you see is what you get

        By nick the spouxios

        from limassol, Cyprus

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Kitesurfing
          • Wakesurfing

          Comments about Equinox HD6 Underwater Housing for Canon HV40, HV30 and HV20:

          to shoot action watersports you definetely need the viewfinder!
          i was afraid at first but the water seals work fine!

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          4.0

          Easy to Set up, Easy to use

          By Dan Video "o"

          from Niceville, Fl

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Depth Range
          • Perfect buoyancy
          • Water-tight Seals

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Diving
            • Lake
            • Swimming Pool

            Comments about Equinox HD6 Underwater Housing for Canon HV40, HV30 and HV20:

            Buying the housing as part of the kit is the best bang for your buck. I was out two weeks later making videos. Both times I have used it so far I have had no problems however I would recommend if you have the cash on hand to buy the LCD extension. I have been roughing it with just the view finder and it is possible, but a pain to press your mask up against the plastic to make sure you are recording. Overall Satisfied.

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            (0 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Exellent item!

            By Juuso from Finland

            from Finland

            About Me Casual user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Depth Range
            • Water-tight Seals

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Diving
              • Lake

              Comments about Equinox HD6 Underwater Housing for Canon HV40, HV30 and HV20:

              I've been using this now for capturing spearfishing action. Also I've been filming a scuba-interview video for my good Greek friend. Its really easy to use and very stable at the water, though housing is a bit heavy at the surface to handle, but it gives only more Pro-like look for you.. ;) I'm very pleased for this product!

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