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Sea & Sea MDX-GRD IV Underwater Housing for Ricoh GR DIGITAL IV / Digital lll Camera

B&H # SEMDXGRD Mfr # SS-06161
No Longer Available
Product Highlights
  • Depth Rating: 180' (55 m)
  • Mechanical Controls
  • Access to Virtually All Camera Functions
  • Precision-Machined Aluminum Construction
  • Bayonet Port Accepts Wide-Angle Lenses
  • 2x Fiber-Optic Cable Sockets for Strobes
  • Cold Shoe Mount
  • Tripod Socket
  • Screw Mount for SA8 M10 Fixed Ball Base

The MDX-GRD IV Underwater Housing for Ricoh GR DIGITAL IV / Digital lll Camera from Sea & Sea is a waterproof case enabling you to shoot beneath the water's surface with your Ricoh GR DIGITAL IV camera. It is compatible with the Ricoh GR Digital lll, as well, provided you switch off the AF fill light control. It has a depth rating of 180' (55 m).

The housing provides access to virtually all camera functions via mechanical controls like levers and dials, as well as buttons. The camera's built-in flash is usable. The MDX-GRD IV is constructed from a solid aluminum-alloy block with a galvanized finish to make it highly corrosion- and abrasion-resistant.

The housing is equipped with a flat bayonet lens port. You can mount accessories to the front of this port. The #52116 wide-angle conversion lens for the DX-1G Compact Underwater Digital Camera can be screwed onto this bayonet to increase your angle of view to 85°. It can be attached and removed underwater. Wide-angle lenses get you closer to your subject, thus cutting down on distortion caused by the water, while enabling you to fit more in the frame.

Dual fiber-optic cable sockets are available on the housing, permitting the attachment of an L-type cable so that you can fire an external strobe by the light of your camera's built-in flash (cable and strobe sold separately). A strobe is highly recommended, especially when using the wide-angle conversion lens for the DX-1G, since the shadow of the lens will appear in your image if the built-in flash is used alone.

The housing is equipped with a cold shoe mount for accessories such as strobes and video lights, which can be mounted via optional Mini Shoe Arm (29511), Hot Shoe Arm (29501), or SA8 Ball Base for Accessory Shoe (22120). There is also a tripod mount, as well as a screw mount allowing for the attachment of an optional SA8 M10 Fixed Ball Base, which will give you various lighting options.

Depth Rating
Safe to use at depths up to 180' (55 m)
Controls
Access virtually all camera functions via mechanical controls: Power button, Mode dial, Shutter lever, Up-down dial, ADJ. lever, ADJ. button, Playback button, Up button, Fn1 / Left button, MENU / OK button, Flash / Right button, DISP.button, Macro / Down button, Self-timer / Fn2 / Delete button, Enlarged view button, Thumbnail display button
Construction
Crafted from a solid aluminum-alloy block with a galvanized finish to make it highly corrosion- and abrasion-resistant
Lens Port
Equipped with a flat bayonet lens port that accepts accessories mounted onto its front end. The #52116 wide-angle conversion lens for the DX-1G Compact Underwater Digital Camera can be screwed on to widen your angle of view to 85°. It can be attached and removed underwater. Wide-angle lenses get you closer to your subject, thus cutting down on distortion caused by the water, while enabling you to fit more in the frame
Strobe Use
Dual fiber-optic cable sockets are available on the housing, permitting the attachment of an L-type cable so that you can fire an external strobe by the light of your camera's built-in flash (cable and strobe sold separately). A strobe is highly recommended, especially when using the wide-angle conversion lens for the DX-1G, since the shadow of the lens will appear in your image if the built-in flash is used alone. Compatible strobes include the YS-01, YS-02, YS-110α, YS-D1 and YS-250PRO
Mounting
A cold shoe mount permits the attachment of accessories such as strobes and video lights, which can be mounted via optional Mini Shoe Arm (29511), Hot Shoe Arm (29501), or SA8 Ball Base for Accessory Shoe (22120). There is also a tripod mount, as well as a screw mount allowing for the attachment of an optional SA8 M10 Fixed Ball Base, which will give you various lighting options
Optional Accessories
The LCD Monitor Hood with Lens shields your camera's monitor from unwanted light that causes glare and reduced visibility. The lens has an anti-reflective coating to further reduce unnecessary reflections and glare. The Sea Arm 8 or the Sea Arm 7 can be mounted utilizing screw mounts on the bottom of the housing
Depth Rating 180' (55 m)
Control Type Mechanical
Controls Power button, Mode dial, Shutter lever, Up-down dial, ADJ. lever, ADJ. button, Playback button, Up button, Fn1 / Left button, MENU / OK button, Flash / Right button, DISP.button, Macro / Down button, Self-timer / Fn2 / Delete button, Enlarged view button, Thumbnail display button
Construction Galvanized aluminum-alloy
Lens Port Flat bayonet port
Accepts #52116 external wide-angle conversion lens for the DX-1G camera
Buoyancy Not specified by manufacturer
Internal Flash Usable Yes
External Strobe Connector 2x Fiber-optic cable sockets permit attachment of L-type cable
Mounting Cold shoe
Tripod mount
Screw mount for SA8 M10 Fixed Ball Base
Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.2 x 3.9 x 3.5" (15.8 x 9.9 x 8.8 cm)
Weight 1.8 lb (0.8 kg) without camera
Sea & Sea MDX-GRD IV Underwater Housing for Ricoh GR DIGITAL IV / Digital lll Camera
  • Silicone Grease
  • O-Ring Remover
  • O-Ring Maintenance Manual
  • Anti-Reflective Tape
  • 3mm Hexagon Wrench for Removal of Fiber-Optic Cable Socket Adapter
  • Instruction Manual
  • 1-Year Warranty
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