The Amphibico Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite II electronic underwater housing is for the Sony HDR-CX12 camcorder. Built from marine grade aluminum with marine grade brass and stainless steel hardware, this housing allows you to document your adventures down to 330' (100m).
Electronic push-button controls on the hand grips allows you to have complete control over the camcorder, and the internal flip UR Pro blue water filter will help you achieve perfect color underwater. The monitor back has a large 10° angled 3.5" color LCD display that makes framing, focus and other settings easy to see. The lens port is not included, but choose between the flat port bayonet assembly, or if you seek wide views, the 0.55x bayonet wide-angle lens.
The housing features 2 auxiliary ports so you can run an external monitor on the surface, and if water gets past the o-ring seal, the moisture alarm will warn you before damage is done to your camcorder. All of these professional features will allow you to create videos of all your underwater adventures.
Large 3.5" Color Digital LCD Display
The continuous evolution of the Dive Buddy housing now incorporates a large 3.5" Color LCD Viewfinder, located at the rear of the housing, with an angle of 10° for enhanced viewing at arm's length.
Improved Digital LCD Display
Resolution: 320 X 3(RGB) X 240
Dot Pitch: 0.219 x 0.219 mm
Visual Range: 70.08 x 52.56 mm
Visual Angle: L/R/U/D60/60/40/60deg
Signal System: Parallel RGB system
Consumed Power: 0.539W
Electronic Grip Controls at Your Fingertips
The Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite II housing with its compact and ergonomic design provides easy to use electronic grip controls. These marine grips have access to all key camcorder functions. You now have the control to point, shoot and enthrall your family and friends with your underwater video.
Electronic Wet Sensor Moisture Alarm
In the event water should find its way past the o-ring seals, an electronic wet sensor moisture alarm will activate.
Maximum depth of 330' (100m), perfect for technical divers to document their explorations
Flashing green tally light lets you know when you are recording.
In the Box
Amphibico Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite II for Sony HDR-XR500V
Internal Flip Filter w/ 52mm UR Pro Blue Water Installed
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Marine grade aluminum All hardware is marine grade brass and stainless steel Fully anodized with a hard coat of polyurethane paint
Record/ standby/ photo
Photo (Direct to hard drive or memory stick)
Variable speed zoom
Image mode change (Camera/ Photo)
Toggle between manual to auto focus lock
Focus lock/ Auto
-0.5 lbs (-227g)
Not included, required accessory
Internal UR pro blue water flip filter
Wide Angle Lens
Electronic flashing red LED
Pluggable Underwater Connector
2 Auxiliary port
10.5 x 6.5 x 12" (267 x 165 x 286mm)
11 lbs (5.0kg) fully loaded w/camera battery and lens
3.5" Color monitor viewfinder with 10° viewing angle Flashing tally light when recording
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