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Equinox HD8X Underwater Housing for Sony NEX-VG20 Camcorder and E-Mount 16mm f/2.8 Lens

B&H # EQHD8XVG20 Mfr # HD8XVG20
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This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 2-4 weeks (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
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Product Highlights
  • Depth Rating: 250'
  • Essential Mechanical Controls
  • Thermal-Based Polyvinyl Carbonate
  • Dome Port for Lens
  • Wide-Angle Accessory Lens
  • External Color Correction Filter
  • Ballast Release System
  • 2.5" Rear-Mounted LCD Monitor
  • E/O Bulkhead for Video Feed to Surface
  • Gear for Manual Focus

This HD8X Underwater Housing from Equinox is a waterproof case for the Sony NEX-VG20 camcorder and E-Mount 16mm f/2.8 Lens. It has a depth rating of 250'. The housing provides access to all essential camera functions via the following manual, mechanical controls: power on/off, record start/stop, zoom-wide/telephoto, photo, white balance, iris, auto focus, manual focus and ND filter. Additionally, it features a dome port to accommodate the camcorder's lens, and includes a wide-angle accessory lens to help correct for the minimized field of view underwater. For easy handling and operation, its buoyancy is nearly neutral.

Built for durability, the HD8X is constructed from thermal-based polyvinyl carbonate. The Ballast Release System enables easy travel and fast transport to the surface. Simply pull on the quick release pin on one of the wings and the wing and ballast/handle are both released; the housing now becomes positive in buoyancy and shoots to the surface.

The HD8X includes a 2.5", rear-mounted LCD monitor, as well as an external color correction filter to help restore hues that get absorbed and lost underwater. The supplied E/O Bulkhead enables a video feed to the surface.

Depth Rating

Can be used at a maximum depth of 250'

Controls

Provides access to all essential camcorder functions via the following manual, mechanical controls: power on/off, record start/stop, zoom-wide/telephoto, photo, white balance, iris, auto focus, manual focus and ND filter

Construction

Made from durable, thermal-based polyvinyl carbonate

Buoyancy

Nearly neutral

Lens Port

Features a dome port to accommodate the camcorder's lens. An optional flat port for macro shooting is also available

Wide-Angle Lens

Included wide-angle accessory lens helps correct for minimized field of view underwater

Color Filters

An external color-correction filter for blue water is supplied to help restore hues that get absorbed and lost underwater

Ballast Release System

Enables easy travel and fast transport to the surface. Just pull on the quick release pin on one of the wings and the wing and ballast/handle are both released; the housing now becomes positive in buoyancy and shoots to the water's surface

E/O Bulkhead

Allows you to send video feed to the water's surface with the separate purchase of the 18" E.O. Connector Male Bulkhead cable

LCD Monitor

Includes 2.5", rear-mounted LCD monitor

Recommended Optional Accessories

Lighting arm adapters are available for attaching optional video lights
Depth Rating 250' (76.2 m)
Control Type Mechanical
Controls Provide access to all essential camcorder functions: power on/off, record start/stop, zoom-wide/telephoto, photo, white balance, iris, auto focus, manual focus and ND filter
Construction Thermal-based polyvinyl carbonate
Lens Port Supplied dome port
Optional flat port for macro available
Buoyancy Nearly neutral
Lighting No connector
Lighting arm adapters available separately for optional video lights
Connectors E/O bulkhead for video feed to the water's surface
Requires 18" (45.7 cm) E.O. Connector Male Bulkhead cable
Dimensions Approx. 9.0 x 12 x 9.0" (22.9 x 30.5 x 22.9 cm)
Weight Approx. 12 lb (5.4 kg) without ballast
Equinox HD8X Underwater Housing for Sony NEX-VG20 Camcorder and E-Mount 16mm f/2.8 Lens
  • Gear for Manual Focus
  • Wide-Angle Accessory Lens
  • 2.5" Rear-Mounted LCD Monitor
  • E/O Bulkhead for Video Feed to Surface
  • Front Faceplate with Dome Port
  • Rear Faceplate
  • 2 x Wing
  • 2 x Handle
  • Lead Ballast Pre-Mounted in Housing
  • External Color Correction Filter
  • Rubber Feet for Stability
  • Carrying Strap
  • D-Ring on Rear Plate for Lanyard
  • Parts Kit for Assembly
  • Extra Parts Pack
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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