Ikelite Underwater Housing for Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Digital Camera

Ikelite Underwater Housing for Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Digital Camera

Ikelite Underwater Housing for Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Digital Camera

B&H # IK6242.60 MFR # 6242.60
Ikelite Underwater Housing for Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Digital Camera

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Product Highlights

  • Depth Rating: 200'
  • Mechanical Controls
  • Access to All Important Camera Functions
  • Clear Polycarbonate Body
  • 3.9" Diameter Flat Glass Lens Port
  • Port Accepts Wide/Macro Add-On Lenses
  • Compatible with Color-Correction Filters
  • Fiber-Optic/Wireless Strobe Connectivity
  • Flash Diffuser and Deflector Included
  • Made in the USA
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  • 1Description

This Underwater Housing from Ikelite is a waterproof enclosure enabling you to shoot beneath the surface with your Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Digital Camera. It has a depth rating of 200'. Large, ergonomic mechanical controls provide access to all important camera functions.

Built for durability, the housing is designed, constructed, and tested in the USA. It's manufactured from corrosion-resistant polycarbonate, which is clear to allow you to monitor the o-ring seal and maintain a full view of the camera. The 3.9" diameter flat glass lens port accepts external wide-angle and macro add-on lenses for an increased field of view or extreme close-up shots with better clarity and detail, respectively. You can also add optional color-correction filters to restore colors that get absorbed by the water.

Expand your system by adding an optional AF35 AutoFlash strobe, which features a flex arm and mounts onto the grip handle of an optional tray. This external strobe is triggered as a wireless slave by the firing of the camera's built-in flash and replicates TTL exposure. The housing is also equipped with two ports for Ikelite, Sea & Sea, or Olympus-type fiber-optic cables. It comes bundled with a diffuser to soften the light of the camera's built-in flash and a deflector to redirect it towards an external strobe.

Depth Rating
Can be safely used at a maximum depth of 200'. Simply drop the camera in and close the side latch, and you'll see the o-ring form a solid black watertight seal.
Controls and Handling
Large, ergonomic mechanical controls provide access to all important camera functions. Housing has nearly neutral buoyancy in fresh water for easy handling.
Construction Details
Built for durability, the housing is designed, constructed, and tested in the USA. It's manufactured from corrosion-resistant polycarbonate, which is clear to allow you to monitor the o-ring seal and maintain a full view of the camera.
Lens Port
The 3.9" diameter flat glass lens port accepts external wide-angle and macro add-on lenses for an increased field of view or extreme close-up shots with better clarity and detail, respectively. The optional WD-4 Wide Angle Dome corrects for the refractive magnification of the flat port underwater to restore the camera's original angle of coverage. It provides a magnification of 0.75x and allows for the use of about 3/4 of the camera's zoom range. It can be removed and replaced underwater. The optional 3.9" Macro Port Adapter allows for the attachment of 67mm threaded macro lenses from Inon and Epoque, and may also be removed and replaced while underwater. You can also add optional color-correction filters to restore colors that get absorbed by the water.
Flash Use
Expand your system by adding an optional AF35 AutoFlash strobe, which features a flex arm and mounts onto the grip handle of an optional tray. This external strobe is triggered as a wireless slave by the firing of the camera's built-in flash and replicates TTL exposure. The housing is also equipped with two ports for Ikelite, Sea & Sea, or Olympus-type fiber-optic cables. It comes bundled with a diffuser to soften the light of the camera's built-in flash and a deflector to redirect it towards an external strobe. Since a camera's built-in flash is generally only effective within a few feet from your subject, the use of a more powerful external flash is highly recommended. It also gives you the advantages of reduced backscatter, glare and hard shadows.
Mounting
Configured with a 12-24 thread with 3.0" spacing for the mounting of an optional tray with handle(s), which will provide improving balance and handling and attachment points for lighting.
Additional Recommended Optional Accessories
The Vega Video + Photo Light provides a maximum output of up to 2200 lumens at a 65° beam angle and a daylight-balanced color temperature of 5700K. It offers a run time of 45-180 min. The Gamma Waterproof Flashlight outputs 220 lumens in a concentrated 10° beam with a daylight-balanced 6500K color temperature. It can run for over 10 hr. The Quick Release Kit for GoPro includes everything you need--minus the camera--to attach your GoPro to an Ikelite Quick Release Handle.
UPC: 883711048611
In the Box
Ikelite Underwater Housing for Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Digital Camera
  • Port Cover
  • Flash Diffuser
  • Flash Deflector
  • Vinyl Break-Away Safety Lanyard
  • 1cc Tube Silicone Lubricant
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Depth Rating 200' / 60 m
    Control Type Mechanical
    Controls Access to all important camera functions
    Material of Construction Polycarbonate
    Lens Port Flat glass port
    Color Correction Filter Optional #6441.46 for blue water or 6441.86 for green water
    Buoyancy Near neutral in fresh water
    Internal Flash Usable Yes, camera's built-in flash
    External Flash Connector 2 ports for Ikelite, Sea & Sea, or Olympus-type fiber-optic cables
    Trigger optional AF35 AutoFlash strobe as wireless slave using built-in flash
    Mounting 12-24 thread with 3.0" / 76 mm spacing for optional tray mounting
    Dimensions Overall: 5.8 x 4.6 x 4.8" / 147 x 117 x 122 mm
    Lens Port Diameter: 3.9" / 99 mm
    Weight 1.7 lb / 0.75 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.6 x 5.6 x 5.3"

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