Aquatica A5DSR Pro Underwater Housing for Canon 5Ds, 5Dsr, or 5D Mk III with Aqua VF and Vacuum Check System (Dual Nikonos Strobe Connectors)

Aquatica A5DSR Pro Underwater Housing for Canon 5Ds, 5Dsr, or 5D Mk III with Aqua VF and Vacuum Check System (Dual Nikonos Strobe Connectors)

Aquatica A5DSR Pro Underwater Housing for Canon 5Ds, 5Dsr, or 5D Mk III with Aqua VF and Vacuum Check System (Dual Nikonos Strobe Connectors)

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Aquatica A5DSR Pro Underwater Housing for Canon 5Ds, 5Dsr, or 5D Mk III with Aqua VF and Vacuum Check System (Dual Nikonos Strobe Connectors)

Aquatica A5DSR Pro Underwater Housing for Canon 5Ds, 5Dsr, or 5D Mk III with Aqua VF and Vacuum Check System (Dual Nikonos Strobe Connectors)

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Product Highlights

  • Aqua View Finder and Standard Viewfinder
  • Vacuum Check System
  • Depth Rating: 295', Upgradeable to 426'
  • Dual Nikonos Strobe Connectors
  • Mechanical Controls, Dual Handles
  • Access to Virtually All Camera Functions
  • Anodized Aluminum and Stainless Steel
  • Interchangeable Lens Port System
  • Optional Lens Port Required
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Viewfinder: Aqua View Finder & Standard VF

Aqua View Finder & Standard VF Standard Optical Viewfinder

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Options: With Vacuum Check System

Standard Housing

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Connectors: 2 Nikonos Strobe

2 Nikonos Strobe Ikelite Manual Strobe

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Ikelite TTL Strobe

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  • 1Description
Capture detailed still images and Full HD 1080p videos of parrot fish, moray eels, and coral reefs with Aquatica's A5DSR Pro Underwater Housing, which is designed for Canon's EOS 5Ds, 5Dsr, and 5D Mark III DSLR cameras. It has a depth rating of 295', which is upgradeable upon request to 426'. This version of the housing also includes a pre-installed vacuum check system, which allows you to confirm watertight integrity before the dive. Dual Nikonos connectors enable the attachment of optional external strobes via sync cords. The standard, coated eyepiece offers a full view of the camera's viewfinder, and the coated Aqua View Finder, also included, offers an enlarged, enhanced view with 100% coverage, corner-to-corner sharpness, and dioptric adjustment.

The housing provides access to virtually all camera functions via mechanical controls. It also has an ergonomic design with 2 grips that offer improved handling and attachment points for optional lighting arms. Built for durability, especially resistance to corrosion, the housing is constructed from anodized, machined aluminum and stainless steel.

The A5DSR ships without a required lens port, though various interchangeable ports are available for wide-angle, macro, and zoom lenses. For full compatibility, see Type 1 Port Chart and Type 4 Port Chart.
Waterproofing
  • Depth rating: 295', upgradeable to 426'
  • Surveyor moisture alarm alerts you in unlikely event of a breach in waterproof seal
  • This version of housing includes pre-installed vacuum check system, which allows you to confirm watertight integrity before dive
  • Known as Vacuum Circuitry and Alarm Kit, the atmospheric pressure-sensitive system consists of a vacuum valve, an extracting pump, and a moisture alarm/pressure sensor with an on/off switch
  • Valve and extracting pump contribute by ensuring that a solid vacuum is created inside the housing
Controls, Handling, and Operation
  • Provides easy access to virtually all camera functions, including live view toggle, set button, and multi-controller pad, via mechanical controls
  • Controls for aperture, shutter, ISO, and strobe exposure are all accessible with your hands on grips
  • Control extender arm for ISO button
  • Over-sized video recording button is located close to your thumb and features bright red coating for quick identification
  • AF-ON and star button access is provided with rotating collar that prevents ambient pressure from pushing it back towards housing
  • Menu buttons angled to provide easier reach with left hand
  • Prime lens focusing can be done via control knob on upper left side of housing
  • Gear system incorporates smaller housing pinion gear and larger lens gear, resulting in smoother action while zooming in video sequences
  • Zoom actuating pinion gear and the lens release lever pull out to allow you to remove camera from rear while still keeping a lens and zoom gear attached
  • Knurled knobs and oversized controls for ease of use, even while wearing diving gloves
  • Battery and memory card replacement are also simple tasks, thanks to tray that positions camera precisely in housing and can be disengaged with just a push on a tab
  • Ergonomic design with 2 grips that offer improved handling and attachment points for optional lighting arms
  • Standard, coated eyepiece offers a full view of the camera's viewfinder
  • Coated Aqua View Finder, also included, offers an enlarged, enhanced view with 100% coverage, corner-to-corner sharpness, and dioptric adjustment
Construction Details
  • Built for durability, especially resistance to corrosion, the housing is made in Canada from anodized aluminum alloy and stainless steel, and tested in harsh conditions
  • Housing shell crafted using 5-axis computer-assisted machines
  • Powder coating baked on at high temperature for extra protection
  • Sacrificial zinc anodes safeguard vulnerable parts of housing, corroding themselves so housing will not be subjected to corrosion
  • All push-buttons made from Type 304 stainless steel
Lens Port System
  • Ships without a required lens port
  • Various interchangeable dome and flat ports are available for wide-angle, macro, and zoom lenses
  • For full compatibility, see Type 1 Port Chart and Type 4 Port Chart linked above
External Strobe and Light Use
  • Dual Nikonos connectors enable attachment of optional external strobes via sync cords
  • Tweak your TTL lighting exposure or go fully manual with controls placed right at your fingertips
  • Strobe connectors are user-replaceable without any special tools
Mounting
  • Grips configured with 1/4"-20 female threaded mounts for optional lighting arms
  • Extra mounting point on top of housing for attaching focus/video light or other accessory
  • Three 1/4"-20 female threaded mounts on bottom enable connection to optional bracket, tray, or tripod
  • 16mm & 1/2" bulkhead access holes allow for attachment of accessories, such as external monitors or triggering devices
In the Box
Aquatica A5DSR Pro Underwater Housing for Canon 5Ds, 5Dsr, or 5D Mk III with Aqua VF and Vacuum Check System (Dual Nikonos Strobe Connectors)
  • Aqua View Finder and Standard Viewfinder
  • AQVCK
  • 2 x Grip Handles
  • Allen Key
  • Spare Main O-Ring
  • Container of O-Ring Lubricant
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Depth Rating 295', upgradeable to 426'
    Control Type Mechanical push-buttons, knurled knobs, dials, and levers
    Controls Access to virtually all camera functions, including power on/off, shutter, video recording, live view toggle, set button, multi-controller, main control dial, aperture, shutter, ISO, exposure, AF-ON, star button, menu, play, info, Q button, and delete
    Material of Construction Housing: Anodized, machined aluminum alloy and stainless steel
    Sacrificial anodes: Zinc
    Push-Buttons: Type 304 stainless steel
    Lens Port Ships without a required lens port
    Various interchangeable dome and flat ports are available for wide-angle, macro, and zoom lenses
    For full compatibility, see Type 1 Port Chart and Type 4 Port Chart linked in Overview
    Buoyancy Varies depending on choice of lens and port
    External Strobe Connector 2x Nikonos connectors for optional strobes (sync cord required, not included)
    Viewfinder Standard, coated eyepiece offers a full view of camera's viewfinder
    Coated Aqua View Finder, also included, offers an enlarged, enhanced view with 100% coverage, corner-to-corner sharpness, and dioptric adjustment
    Moisture Alarm Yes
    Includes pre-installed vacuum check system, allowing you to confirm watertight integrity before dive
    Vacuum Circuitry and Alarm Kit consists of a vacuum valve, an extracting pump, and moisture alarm/pressure sensor with on/off switch, and is sensitive to atmospheric pressure
    Mounting Grips configured with 1/4"-20 female threaded mounts for optional lighting arms
    Extra mounting point on top of housing
    3x 1/4"-20 female threaded mounts on bottom for optional bracket, tray, or tripod
    0.6" / 16 mm and 0.5" / 12.7 mm bulkhead access holes for accessories, such as external monitors or triggering devices
    Dimensions With Grips: 13.8 x 7.7 x 5.7" / 35 x 19.5 x 14.5 cm
    Without Grips: 9.1 x 7.7 x 5.7" / 23 x 19.5 x 14.5 cm
    Weight Approx. 7.0 lb / 3.2 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 10.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.5 x 12.3 x 6.5"

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