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Intova IC16 Digital Camera with Waterproof Housing

B&H # INIC16 MFR # IC16
Intova IC16 Digital Camera with Waterproof Housing

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Product Highlights

  • 1/2.33" 16MP CCD Image Sensor
  • Enhanced Digital Signal Processor
  • 28-140mm Optical Zoom Lens (35mm Equiv)
  • 2.7" TFT LCD Monitor
  • HD 720p Video
  • Accepts SDHC Memory Cards up to 32GB
  • Powered by 3.7V Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Underwater Housing - 180' Depth Rating
  • Access to All Camera Functions
  • 52mm Threaded Flat Lens Port
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The IC16 Digital Camera with Waterproof Housing from Intova enables you to capture sharp, detailed photos and videos underwater to a maximum depth of 180'.

The camera features a 1/2.33" 16MP CCD image sensor and an enhanced Digital Signal Processor, which work together to offer crisp still images and 720p HD video capture. A 28-140mm (35mm equivalent) 5x optical zoom lens and 4x digital zoom capability allow you to get closer to your subject to cut down on distortion for better overall image quality. Additionally, the IC16 is equipped with a 2.7" TFT LCD monitor. It records to SDHC memory cards up to 32GB, which must be purchased separately, and runs on a 3.7V lithium-ion battery that does not need to be removed for recharging; it is charged in-camera via the USB cable.

The housing features a dual, silicone, O-ring seal and lens port gasket for extra leak protection. It provides access to all camera functions via mechanical controls. Additionally, its 52mm threaded flat lens port allows for the attachment of optional, external, color filters. The case's body and port are constructed from polycarbonate, and its hardware components--including springs, pins, and screws--are made of stainless steel.


Digital Camera

16MP Resolution
At the heart of the camera is a 1/2.33" CCD image sensor with a resolution of 16MP
5x Optical and 4x Digital Zoom Lens
The 5x optical zoom lens and 4x digital zoom capability get you closer to your subject to cut down on distortion for better images
2.7" LCD Monitor
TFT color monitor for shot composition and playback. Histogram available
Shooting Modes
Intelligent Scene mode sends signal to camera to select an ideal shooting mode automatically according to a given environment. In Panorama Video mode, camera automatically combines pictures. Also available is Mirroring mode, which captures photos with a mirror image effect. Additionally, you can create effects like those seen in a Lomo camera, e.g., adding over-saturated colors, by selecting Lomo mode. Lomo 1 creates a typical Lomo effect, while Lomo 2 and 3 produce retro effects with more sepia and green tones, respectively. Lomo 4 offers a purple Lomo effect and 5 creates a B&W effect. Fisheye simulates a fisheye lens effect or creates a distorted hemisphere-like image. Toy mode simulates a shallow depth of field effect by gradually blurring the top and bottom areas of a composition.

Make images look like drawings with the help of the Sketch option or like watercolor paintings with the Watercolor selection. Beauty Enhancer, too, is available, helping you reduce obvious blemishes and spots on faces. If you want to brighten green colors in the background, such as in a forest, select Natural Green. Flow Water provides the optimal setting for capturing soft flowing water, and Splash Water, equally aptly named, is ideal for splashing water. There's also a Text mode that assists in the capture of an image containing black and white objects, such as a printed document
Four-Grid Shooting
Creates a 2x2 layout to combine 4 shots into a single image
Creative Composition
Permits capture of up to 4 images and creates a 4x1 layout to combine 4 shots into a single image
Smile Detection
Once the camera detects a smile, it will automatically capture 3 images (can be changed to 1). When capturing group shots (2 or more subjects), the camera will automatically capture the images when it detects two smiles
Continuous and Burst Shooting
Capture up to 3 images in quick succession in continuous mode. You have the option of shooting these photos with flash. Burst mode allows for continuous photography while pressing and holding the shutter button. As long as you hold the shutter button pressed, images are captured until the memory card is full. Burst 30fps mode lets you take an impressive 30 shots at 640 x 480 resolution in 1 sec
AEB Mode
Take 3 consecutive shots: one with standard exposure, one with underexposure compensation and one with overexposure compensation
Interval Capture Mode
Benefit from the ability to capture continuous images at a pre-selected time interval: 10 sec, 30 sec, 5 min, 30 min or 1 hr. The camera will continue to take images at this interval until you press shutter button again, memory card reaches capacity, or battery runs out of power
Pre-Shot Mode
Lets you capture the background first, then have someone else capture you in front of it
Find Blur Function
Camera finds the blurry photo when continuous capture mode is selected
Dynamic Lighting Feature
Compensates for unfavorable lighting conditions by brightening underexposed areas and balancing overexposed areas
Self-Portrait Function
Use this feature to take pictures of yourself or include yourself in pictures
Voice Memo
A maximum of 30 seconds of audio can be recorded as a memo for captured still images
Use as PC Camera
Your IC16 can act as a PC camera, allowing you to videoconference with business associates, or have a real-time conversation with friends or family. Your computer system must include the microphone, sound card, speakers, headphones, and network or Internet connection
Voice memo, slide show (3, 5 or 10-sec delay), 90° rotation and red-eye reduction available
File Protection
Images can be set temporarily to "read-only" to prevent images from being erased by mistake
Image Compression
Fine, Standard, and Economy options available
Image Sharpness
Select a hard, soft, or standard look for your images
Color Options for Photos and Videos
Standard, vivid, red color accent, green color accent, blue color accent, sepia, B&W, red, green, and blue are available
Image Saturation
Can be set to high, standard, or low
Records to SDHC memory cards up to 32GB, which are available separately
Runs on a lithium-ion battery that does not need to be removed for recharging via USB cable
Included Software
ArcSoft MediaImpression: Easily, creatively and productively manage your multimedia files. Create your own movies or photo slide shows, and share your photo, video, and music files through simple email attachments or popular photo printing and video sharing websites

Print Creations: Easy-to-use print-project software that brings out the creativity in you. Personalize the designs with your own digital pictures and text based on professionally designed templates and layouts. Projects can be printed at home or saved as image files for sharing with family and friends by email or the web

Underwater Housing

Depth Rating
Take your camera down to a maximum of 180' for underwater photo and video capture
Enables access to all camera functions via mechanical controls
Lens Port
The 52mm threaded flat lens port accepts optional external filters for color correction
Body and port are crafted from polycarbonate, and hardware components--including springs, pins, and screws--are made of stainless steel. A dual, silicone, O-ring seal and lens port gasket offer extra leak protection
External Flash Connection
To use an optional external slave strobe, attach one end of a fiber optic cable to the housing in front of the camera's flash and the other end to the strobe. You can also use the on-camera flash to trigger an external slave strobe wirelessly
Pixels 16 MP
Sensor 1/2.33" CCD
File Formats Still Images: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), Motion-JPEG (AVI)
Movies: AVI
Audio: Not specified by manufacturer
Resolution Maximum:
16 MP: 4608 x 3456
11.8 MP: 3968 x 2976
8.0 MP: 3264 x 2448
1.9 MP: 1600 x 1200
0.3 MP: 640 x 480
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9
Image Stabilization Yes
Lens EFL: 5.0 - 25 mm (35mm equivalent: 28 - 140 mm)
Aperture: f/3.2 - 6.5
Zoom Optical: 5x
Digital: 4x capture, 12x playback
Focus Auto, AF tracking, macro mode
Focus Range Macro: 0.3' (0.1 m) - infinity
Normal: 3.3' (1.0 m) - infinity
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100-6400
Shutter Speed Normal: 1 - 1/2000 sec
Night: 2 - 1/2000 sec
Exposure Metering Center-weighted average, spot and average
Exposure Modes Auto, Program AE, Aperture Priority / Av, Shutter Speed Priority / Tv, Auto Exposure Bracketing, Face Detection, Smile Detection
Exposure Compensation +2 to -2 EV
Shooting Modes Intelligent Scene, Panorama Video (combine pictures in camera automatically), Mirroring, Lomo, Fisheye, Toy, Sketch, Watercolor, Beauty Enhancer, Portrait, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Fireworks, Candlelight, Sports, Pets, Landscape, Natural Green, Flow Water, Splash Water, Sunset, Sunrise, Snow, Beach, Text
Interval Recording Yes, at 10 sec, 30 sec, 5 min, 30 min or 60 min
White Balance Modes Auto, incandescent, fluorescent 1, fluorescent 2, daylight, cloudy, manual
Burst Rate 30 fps
Self Timer 10 sec, 2 sec, 10 sec plus 2 sec delay
Flash Modes Auto, Flash on, Flash off, Red-eye reduction, Slow sync
Built-in Flash Yes
Effective Flash Range Not specified by manufacturer
Internal Memory 32 MB (11 MB available for image storage)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC up to 32 GB
Video Recording Yes
Resolution HD 1280 x 720p at 30 fps
640 x 480
320 x 240
Video Clip Length Up to 25 min or 4.0 GB
System NTSC / PAL
Audio Recording Yes, via built-in microphone
With video or voice memo
Screen 2.7" (6.9 cm) 230k-dot TFT LCD monitor with brightness adjustment
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity USB/AV out (2-in-1 terminal)
System Requirements Windows:
Pentium III 1.0 GHz processor or equivalent
512 MB RAM
Windows XP/Vista/7
150 MB available hard disk space
CD-ROM drive
Available USB port

PowerPC G3/G4/G5 processor or equivalent
256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
128 MB available hard disk space
CD-ROM drive
Available USB port
Operating/Storage Temperature Not specified by manufacturer
Battery Rechargeable lithium-ion, 3.7 V
Dimensions 3.8 x 2.3 x 0.7" (9.7 x 5.8 x 1.8 cm)
Weight Approx. 3.7 oz (106 g) without batteries and memory card
Depth Rating 180' (54.9 m)
Control Type Mechanical
Controls Enable access to all camera functions
Construction Body and port: polycarbonate
Hardware components: stainless steel
Lens Port 52 mm threaded flat port
Buoyancy Positive
External Flash Connector Fiber optic cable connection
Strobe can also be triggered wirelessly by on-camera flash
Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
Weight Approx 12.7 oz (360 g)
Intova IC16 Digital Camera with Waterproof Housing
  • Waterproof Housing
  • USB AC Adapter
  • Rechargeable 3.7V Lithium-ion Battery
  • AV Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Camera Strap
  • Software CD-ROM: ArcSoft MediaImpression™ and Print Creations
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Memory Cards

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    Required item: A memory card is not included, be sure to purchase enough storage capacity.

    SanDisk - 8GB Extreme Plus UHS-I SDHC Memory Card (Class 10)
    • You Pay: $19.15

    Lighting & Dive/Flash Lights

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    Intova - PX21 Compact Waterproof Slave Strobe Head
    • You Pay: $124.99


    Intova - Flash Diffuser for IC16 Camera in Underwater Housing
    • You Pay: $8.95
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    Arms & Lens Caddies

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    Tovatec - Flex Light Arm 7.9" (18cm)
    • Reg. Price: $21.95
    • Instant Savings: -$7.00
    • You Pay: $14.95
    • Limited supply at this price

    Item # INBTD is required when using this arm and strobe to mount under a small underwater camera.

    Bags & Cases

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    Ruggard - Floating Wrist Strap (Yellow)
    • You Pay: $4.99

    Care & Cleaning

    Intova - Camera Care Kit
    • You Pay: $9.95
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