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Olympus PT-EP11 Underwater Housing for OM-D E-M1 Micro Four Thirds Camera

BH #OLPTEP11 • MFR #V6300600U000
Olympus PT-EP11 Underwater Housing for OM-D E-M1 Micro Four Thirds Camera
Key Features
  • Depth Rating: 148'
  • Fiber-Optic/Wireless Strobe Connectivity
  • Mechanical Controls
  • Access to Virtually All Camera Functions
Capture stunning photos and full HD 1080p video at depths as great as 148' with your Olympus OM-D E-M1 Micro Four Thirds digital camera, thanks to the PT-EP11 Underwater Housing. A fiber-optic port gives you the ability to connect the optional UFL-1 strobe via the PTCB-E02 cable. Using the FL-LM2 removable flash included with the camera, you can wirelessly control the optional, dedicated UFL-2 underwater flash.
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Olympus PT-EP11 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Waterproofing
  • 3Construction Details
  • 4Controls and Handling
  • 5Lens Port
  • 6Strobe Connection and Operation

Capture stunning photos and full HD 1080p video at depths as great as 148' with your Olympus OM-D E-M1 Micro Four Thirds digital camera, thanks to the PT-EP11 Underwater Housing. A fiber-optic port gives you the ability to connect the optional UFL-1 strobe via the PTCB-E02 cable. Using the FL-LM2 removable flash included with the camera, you can wirelessly control the optional, dedicated UFL-2 underwater flash.

The housing provides access to virtually all camera functions via mechanical controls. Take advantage of the E-M1's Underwater White Balance function, which nearly eliminates blue cast to help restore lost colors, as well as its Underwater Macro and Wide shooting modes.

Adding the optional PAD-EP08 Port Extension Adapter allows you to attach the PPO-EP01, PPO-E01, PPO-E02, PPO-E03, and PPO-E04 ports to accommodate Four Thirds lenses. Wide-angle lenses increase your angle of coverage, allowing you to get close to your subject while fitting more in the frame, while macro lenses will enable extreme close-up shots. Both types of optics cut down on distortion caused by the water, thus improving clarity for better image quality. See System Chart for complete compatibility info.

Waterproofing
  • Depth rating of 148'
Construction Details
  • Made from durable, corrosion-resistant polycarbonate, which is black on front, top, and sides, but clear in back to enable you to monitor O-ring seal and camera
Controls and Handling
  • Large, mechanical controls, including push-buttons, dials/knobs, and a lever, provide easy access to virtually all camera functions with or without gloves
  • Available functions include shutter, video recording, HDR, AEL/AFL, Fn 1/2, playback, OK, info, menu, delete, rear control dial, underwater white balance, and underwater macro / wide modes
  • Removable eyepiece with magnification offers an enhanced view of camera's electronic viewfinder, allowing you to see the entire frame while wearing your dive mask
Lens Port
  • Ships without required lens port
  • Accepts optional PPO-EP01 port for following M.Zuiko lenses: ED 9-18mm f/4.0-5.6, ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6, 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II, 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R, 45mm f/1.8, 75mm f/1.8, 60mm f/2.8 Macro, and 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ
  • Optional PAD-EP08 Port Extension Adapter allows you to attach PPO-E01, PPO-E02, PPO-E03, and PPO-E04 ports to accommodate Micro Four Thirds and Four Thirds lenses
  • PPO-E01 accommodates Digital 35mm f/3.5 Macro
  • PPO-E02 accommodates M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8
  • PPO-E03 fits Digital ED 50mm f/2.0 Macro
  • PPO-E04 fits Digital ED 8mm f/3.5 fisheye
  • Wide-angle lenses increase your angle of coverage, allowing you to get close to your subject while fitting more in frame
  • Macro lenses will enable extreme close-up shots
  • Both types of lenses cut down on distortion caused by water to improve image quality
  • See System Chart linked above for complete compatibility info
Strobe Connection and Operation
  • Fiber-optic port for connecting optional UFL-1 strobe via PTCB-E02 cable
  • Using FL-LM2 removable flash included with camera, you can wirelessly control optional, dedicated UFL-2 underwater flash
  • Cold shoe on top of housing provides mounting point for flash or video light, which can be added via lighting arm or base with connector

Olympus PT-EP11 Specs

Depth Rating
148' / 45 m
Control Type
Mechanical push-buttons, dials/knobs, and lever
Controls
Access to virtually all camera functions, including underwater white balance and underwater macro and wide modes
Lens Port
Ships without required lens port
Accepts various optional ports for MFT and FT lenses
PPO-EP01 port mounts directly onto housing
PPO-E01, PPO-E02, PPO-E03, and PPO-E04 can be mounted via PAD-EP08 adapter
Buoyancy
Not specified by manufacturer
May vary with choice of lens and port
Internal Flash Usable
Yes, FL-LM2 removable flash included with camera
External Flash Connector
Fiber-optic cable connector for optional UFL-1 strobe
Use FL-LM2 flash to trigger optional UFL-2 underwater strobe wirelessly
Mounting
Cold shoe for lighting attachment
Viewfinder
Removable eyepiece with magnification for camera's EVF
Dimensions
Not specified by manufacturer
Weight
Not specified by manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight
4.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.898 x 7.402 x 6.85"

Olympus PT-EP11 Reviews

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Hi is this already fully sealed or do I need to purchase a lens port on top of the housing
Asked by: Anonymous
The Olympus PT-EP11 Underwater Housing does require a port to be purchased separately. This allows you to use the best lenses for capturing images underwater. Please send an email to uw@<a href= http://bhphoto.com target= _blank >bhphoto.com</a> for help picking the best lenses and ports.
Answered by: Lawrence C.
Date published: 2018-08-24
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