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Sea & Sea MDX-7D/VF45 Viewfinder Package for Canon EOS 7D DSLR

Sea & Sea MDX-7D/VF45 Viewfinder Package for Canon EOS 7D DSLR

Sea & Sea MDX-7D/VF45 Viewfinder Package for Canon EOS 7D DSLR

B&H # SEMDX7DVF MFR # SS-06152V
Sea & Sea MDX-7D/VF45 Viewfinder Package for Canon EOS 7D DSLR

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Product Highlights

  • Viewfinder with 1.2X Magnification
  • Rotating Eyepiece
  • Designed for Macro Photography
  • Keeps Out Unnecessary Light
  • Rated Down to 328'
  • Underwater Housing for Canon EOS 7D
  • Accesses Most Essential Camera Functions
  • Built-In Leak Sensor
  • Port Sold Separately
  • Rated Down to 200'
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The Sea & Sea MDX-7D/VF45 Viewfinder Package for Canon EOS 7D DSLR consists of a VF45 1.2X SLR 45° Prism Viewfinder and an MDX-7D underwater camera housing for the Canon EOS 7D DSLR camera. The viewfinder is a focusing tool for your digital camera. The eyepiece rotates 360° in increments of 90° to give you the ideal camera position in both landscape and portrait. The 45° prism viewfinder is great for all conditions, but especially designed for macro photography, when the camera is often positioned lower than the photographer. The eyepiece is designed to keep out unnecessary light, allowing you to see only clear and precise images. This unit covers the entire field of view and features 1.2X magnification. It can be used safely at a maximum depth of 328' (100 m).

The MDX-7D underwater housing for the Canon EOS 7D DSLR camera is a durable aluminum unit that enables you to safely shoot underwater with your camera to a depth of 200' (60 m). The housing is protected by a highly corrosion-resistant, anodized coating. You have access to almost all of the camera's essential functions. The port for the housing is sold separately. A built-in leak sensor immediately alerts you to any water leakage. The housing also features an easy-to-use shutter lever, excellent for taking quick snapshots and avoiding motion blur. The unit is equipped with the Optical Viewfinder 0.5X, offering 0.5X magnification, which is replaced by the VF45 Prism viewfinder that comes in this package and offers enhanced magnification power.

Viewfinder has depth rating of 328' (100 m); underwater housing has depth rating of 200' (60 m)
Viewfinder offers enhanced magnification power of 1.2X, compared to 0.5X of original viewfinder installed in camera housing
Viewfinder is great for all conditions, though especially suited for macro photography, when camera is often positioned lower than photographer
Ergonomically designed viewfinder eyepiece blocks unnecessary light from entering, producing clear, precise images
Eyepiece rotates 360° in increments of 90° to provide ideal camera position in either landscape or portrait orientation
Housing boasts an easy-to-use shutter lever: Take quick snapshots and avoid motion blur, enjoy smooth autofocus adjustment by pressing button halfway down, and operate lever by pushing from top or pulling from front
Shutter speed and aperture can be adjusted without removing your hand from the grip
Control AE lock / Index / Reduce lever and AF point selection / Magnify lever and AF start lever to check focus points and then press start / stop button to record video--all while holding grip!
Housing's 2 fiber optic cable sockets allow light of digital camera's built-in flash to be detected and connected to an external strobe, simply by connecting Fiber-Optic Cable (L-type) to one of the connectors; connect another cable to the other connector to operate 2 external strobes
Housing comes with 2 bulkhead connectors: 1 type-N (2-pin wired for manual) and 1 6-pin wired (for dedicated TTL) - To use SEA&SEA YS-Series strobes with type-N connectors, you must use 5-pin Dual Sync Cord/N
TTL auto adjustment available when using optional YS Converter/C; use 5-pin Sync Cord/N to connect converter to strobe
Housing has tripod socket in bottom center of main body, with Ergo grip attached; remove this grip to attach optional Grip-Stay L
Quick shoe makes camera easy to install / remove from housing; mount camera on quick shoe with tripod screw hole and positioning pin
Housing's built-in leak sensor immediately alerts you to any water leakage
Both viewfinder and housing constructed from corrosion-resistant, anodized aluminum for durability and protection from the elements
In the Box
Sea & Sea MDX-7D/VF45 Viewfinder Package for Canon EOS 7D DSLR
  • VF45 1.2X SLR 45° Prism Viewfinder for MDX Series Housings
  • MDX-7D for Canon EOS 7D
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Construction Corrosion-resistant anodized aluminum
    Applications Underwater HD video or photo capture with Canon EOS 7D DSLR camera
    Function Controls 1x main dial
    1x shutter lever
    1x locking latch
    1x port lock
    1x focus / zoom dial
    1x bracket shoe
    1x quick shoe
    1x quick lock
    1x accessory shoe
    1x finder
    1x menu button
    1x leak sensor
    1x mode dial
    1x playback button
    1x erase button
    1x info button
    1x picture style selection button
    1x power switch
    1x setting button
    1x quick control button
    1x multi-controller
    1x AE lock / Index / Reduce / AF point selection / Magnify lever
    1x AF start lever
    1x start/stop button
    1x sub-command dial
    1x One-touch RAW+JPEG / Direct print button
    1x ISO speed set / Flash exposure compensation button
    1x Live View shooting / Movie shooting switch
    1x AF mode selection / Drive mode selection button
    1x Metering mode selection / White balance selection button
    Connectors 2x fiber-optic cable sockets
    1x Sync
    1x TTL converter bulkhead (Red)
    1x Strobe bulkhead (Black)
    1x guide pin
    Depth Rating Viewfinder: 328' (100 m)
    Housing: 200' (60 m)
    Magnification Built-in housing viewfinder: 0.5X
    45° Prism viewfinder: 1.2X
    Dimensions (WxHxD) Viewfinder: 2.26 x 3.89 x 3.78" (5.75 x 9.87 x 9.60 cm)
    Housing: 13.4 x 7.6 x 5.6" (34.1 x 19.4 x 14.1 cm)
    Weight Viewfinder: 0.86 lb (0.39 kg)
    Housing: 5.95 lb (2.70 kg)

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