Sea & Sea MDX-a6000 Underwater Housing for Sony Alpha a6000

Sea & Sea MDX-a6000 Underwater Housing for Sony Alpha a6000

Sea & Sea MDX-a6000 Underwater Housing for Sony Alpha a6000

B&H # SEMDXA6000H MFR # SS-06172
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • Depth Rating: 328'
  • Dual Fiber-Optic Cable Ports for Strobes
  • Mechanical Controls
  • Access to All Camera Functions
  • Corrosion-Resistant Aluminum Alloy
  • Interchangeable Lens Port System
  • Optional Lens Port Required
  • Optional Leak Sensor
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  • 1Description

Capture the beauty and variety of sea life at depths up to 328' with your Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera, thanks to this Sea & Sea MDX-a6000 Underwater Housing. Dual fiber-optic ports enable the connection of optional external strobes via cables. Mechanical controls afford access to all camera functions.

Built for durability, the housing is constructed from a galvanized, corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy. It ships without a required lens port, and accepts a system of interchangeable ML mount ports for various lenses. See System Chart for the most complete and up-to-date compatibility information. Additionally, an optional leak sensor can be installed to alert you in the unlikely event of a breach in the waterproof seal.

Construction Details
  • Depth Rating: 328' for body and lens port
  • Made from a galvanized, corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy
  • Equipped with front and rear sacrificial zinc anodes, which corrode in seawater to prevent sensitive parts of housing from doing so
  • Optional leak sensor with LED lamp can be installed to alert you in unlikely event of a breach in waterproof seal
  • By attaching optional SA8 Fixed Ball Bases to designated mounts on top of housing, you can use SA8 components without a hand grip or tray
  • Optional SA8 Ball Base for Accessory Shoe gives you even more lighting options
  • Housing has accessory shoe on top for lighting arm connection, and threaded mount on bottom for tripod/tray attachment
Strobe Connection and Use
  • Dual fiber-optic ports enable connection of optional external strobes via cables
  • Compatible with YS-01, YS-02, YS-03, YS-110a, and YS-D1 strobes
Controls, Handling, and Operation
  • Mechanical controls, including grooved dials, push-buttons, and levers, afford access to all camera functions
  • Designed and shaped for easy, comfortable operation
  • Control dial can be reached and operated easily with your right thumb
  • Large mode dial is easy to turn with thumb and forefinger, even when wearing gloves
  • Movie recording button can be activated with no trouble, although surrounding area is hollowed out to avoid accidental pressing
  • Trigger-shaped shutter lever
  • Camera's built-in flash can be activated and deactivated via housing's built-in flash activation button and flash disablement lever
  • Housing allows camera's LCD monitor to be tilted up 10°
  • Use of optional hand strap recommended when tray/stay is not used
Lens Port System
  • Ships without a required lens port
  • Accepts interchangeable lens port system
  • Two ML mount ports are available
  • ML Dome Port with acrylic front element measures 154mm in diameter and 72mm in depth
  • ML Flat Port 33 with glass front element features M67 screw mount on front and measures 93mm in diameter and 59mm in depth
  • ML Ports support the following lenses: Sony 16mm f/2.8 Wide Angle, Sony 30mm f/3.5 Macro, and Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom
  • Conversion lenses VCL-ECU1 and VCL-ECF1 are also supported
  • Sony 10-18mm Wide Angle Zoom lens and VCL-ESU1 conversion lens may be used when ML Extension Ring 25 is added
  • See system chart linked above
  • Lenses can be changed with ease, thanks to lens lock button located on front of housing
UPC: 752221061727
In the Box
Sea & Sea MDX-a6000 Underwater Housing for Sony Alpha a6000
  • O-Ring
  • Silicone Grease
  • O-Ring Remover
  • Housing Body Cap
  • 2 x Fiber-Optic Cable Socket Caps
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Depth Rating 328' / 100 m
    Control Type Mechanical dials, push-buttons, and levers
    Controls Provide access to all camera functions
    Material of Construction Housing: Galvanized, corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy
    Lens Port Ships without required lens port
    Two ML mount ports available:
    ML Dome Port with acrylic front, 6.1" / 154 mm diameter, 2.8" / 72 mm depth
    ML Flat Port 33 with glass front, M67 screw mount, 3.7" / 93 mm diameter, 2.3" / 59 mm depth
    ML ports support Sony 16mm f/2.8, 30mm f/3.5 Macro, 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 lenses, and 10-18mm, as well as conversion lenses VCL-ECU1, VCL-ECF1, and VCL-ESU1
    See system chart linked in Overview
    Buoyancy Housing Only: Positive
    May vary depending on choice of lens and port
    External Flash Connector Dual fiber-optic ports enable connection of optional strobes
    Compatible with YS-01, YS-02, YS-03, YS-110a, and YS-D1 strobes
    Other Connectors Accessory shoe on top for lighting arm
    Tripod/tray mount on bottom
    Moisture Alarm Optional leak sensor with LED lamp can be installed
    Mounting Designated mounts on top for optional SA8 Fixed Ball Bases
    Dimensions Housing: 7.6 x 5.0 x 3.6" / 19.3 x 12.6 x 9.2 cm
    Weight Out of Water: Approx. 2.6 lb / 1.2 kg (housing only)
    Underwater: Approx. -8.1 oz / -230 g (housing only)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.1 x 5.7 x 5.5"

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