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Amphibico Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite Electronic Underwater Housing Kit with 1x Discovery 10w HID Video Light and Carry Case for Sony HDR-HC9, HDR-HC7 and HDR-HC5 Camcorders - Rated up to 330'

B&H # AMDBSHC5 Mfr # KTHCEL57
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The compact Amphibico Dive Buddy Evo SE 7 electronic underwater housing is for the Sony HDR-HC9, HDR-HC7 and HDR-HC5 high definition camcorders. Built with marine grade aluminum and marine grade brass with stainless steel hardware that allows use of the camcorder features to depths up to 330'. Features include five electronic push button controls, electronic moisture sensor and flat lens port with full zoom capability. The monitor back has a large angled 3.5" color LCD display that makes framing, focus and other settings easy to see.

The Amphibico Discovery 10w HID Light is included in the kit. The metal halide lamp produces a bright 7500° K natural light which is needed to bring out the true natural colors of the underwater world. The compact light has the battery compartment inside the head and is constructed of aluminum. The light uses two NP-F550 or NP-F570 Sony batteries (not included). Also included is a soft shell carry case to transport all of your video gear safely.

Monitor Back
The monitor back has a large 3.5" Color LCD Viewfinder on the rear of the housing angled at 10° for easy enhanced viewing at arms length. The monitor back is powered with AA Batteries.
Rugged Construction
Aluminum marine grade housing coated with 2 coats of polyurethane and marine grade brass with stainless steel hardware, that provides corrosion resistance and ideal protection in any environment.
Electronic Push Button Control
Electronic controls on right hand grip:
  • Power on/off
  • Record/standby/photo
  • Mode change (Camera/Photo/VTR)
  • Variable zoom speed (Tele/Wide)
  • Focus lock
  • Playback mode
  • Depth Rating
    Maximum depth of 330' (100 m)
    Lens System
    Marine bayonet mounted 0.55x, 70° coverage hard coated amphibious conversion lens system
    Moisture Alarm
    Electronic moisture sensor with a flashing red light that lets you know if any water is leaking into the housing.
    Tally Light
    Flashing green tally light that lets you know when you are recording.

    Discovery 10w HID Light

    10w HID (high intensity discharge technology) lamp is 2 to 3 times brighter then halogen bulbs.
    Two NP-F550 or NP-F570 Sony batteries (not included) have a burn time of 2 hours
    Reflector has 52mm threads; Standard 52mm neutral density or color correction filters could be used to control the light.
    The wide angle reflector has a glass diffuser that produces a light without hot spots.
    Features Positive On/Off Switch and a dual o-ring seal.
    The all-in-one design is light weight and compact.

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    Construction Marine grade aluminum, with hard coat of polyurethane paint and marine grade brass & stainless steel hardware
    Control Type Electronic
    Controls Electronic controls on right hand grip: Power on/off, Record/standby/photo, Mode change (Camera/Photo/VTR), Variable zoom speed (Tele/Wide), Focus lock, Playback mode
    Depth Rating 330' (100 m)
    Buoyancy -1 lb (-454 g)
    Port Flat
    Filter Internal UR pro blue water flip filter
    Wide Angle Lens 0.55x, 70° coverage
    Microphone Hydrophone
    Moisture Alarm Electronic flashing red LED
    Camcorder Mounting Saddle plate
    Pluggable Underwater Connector Auxiliary port
    Color Silver
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 10.5 x 6.5 x 11.25" (267 x 165 x 286mm)
    Weight (Land) 10.25 lbs (4.65 kg)
    Other Flashing tally light when recording
    Lights
    Configuration 2 10w HID light with internal battery compartment mounted on 15" Flexible Loc-Line arm
    Power 10W
    Burn Time 2 Hours
    Color Temperature 7500° Kelvin
    Beam Angle Not specified
    Amphibico Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite Electronic Underwater Housing Kit with 1x Discovery 10w HID Video Light and Carry Case for Sony HDR-HC9, HDR-HC7 and HDR-HC5 Camcorders - Rated up to 330'
  • Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite
  • Flat Port with 0.55x amphibious conversion lens
  • Discovery 10 Light Head
  • 15" Flexible Loc-Line Arm
  • UR Pro Blue Water Filter
  • Extra O-Ring Kit
  • Soft Tailored Carry Case
  • 1-Year Warranty (Consumer Use)
  • 90-Day Warranty (Professional Use)
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