Ikelite Underwater Housing with TTL Circuitry for Canon PowerShot G3 X

Ikelite Underwater Housing with TTL Circuitry for Canon PowerShot G3 X

Ikelite Underwater Housing with TTL Circuitry for Canon PowerShot G3 X

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Ikelite Underwater Housing with TTL Circuitry for Canon PowerShot G3 X

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Product Highlights

  • Depth Rating: 200'
  • Ikelite Bulkhead Strobe Connector
  • Supports TTL and Manual Flash Exposure
  • Dual Fiber-Optic Cable Ports
  • Mechanical Controls
  • Access to Nearly All Camera Functions
  • White/Gray ABS/Polycarbonate, Clear Back
  • Flat Lens Port Included
  • Accepts Optional 135mm Macro Port
  • Made in the USA
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  • 1Description
Capture images and video at depths up to 200' beneath the surface with Ikelite's Underwater Housing with TTL Circuitry for the Canon PowerShot G3 X Digital Camera. Built-in, proprietary circuitry and an Ikelite bulkhead connector allow for TTL exposure with optional, external Ikelite DS Substrobes. Non-Ikelite strobes are compatible in manual mode. Dual fiber-optic cable ports built into the housing provide an alternate method for strobe attachment.

Ergonomic mechanical controls, including push-buttons, knurled knobs/dials, and a lever, afford access to all camera functions except for the framing assist-seek button, manual focus button, zoom lever, and front control ring. Built for durability, the enclosure is made in the USA from a corrosion-resistant ABS and polycarbonate blend, which is white/light gray on the front, sides, top, and bottom but clear in the back to allow you to monitor the O-ring seal and rear camera controls.

The housing ships with a flat lens port designed for use with the camera's lens at its widest 24mm focal length. Since the flat front element magnifies the image and reduces the effective angle of coverage to a degree, the optional WD-3 Wide Angle Dome is a recommended add-on. As an alternative, the housing accepts the optional 135mm Macro Port for use with the 100-135mm telephoto focal lengths of the camera's lens.
Construction Details
  • Features a depth rating of 200'
  • Close two double-passivated, stainless steel locking lid snaps to see o-ring form a watertight seal
  • Constructed by hand in USA from corrosion-resistant ABS, polycarbonate, and acetyl plastic blend
  • Off-white with a touch of light gray on front, sides, top, and bottom, but clear in back to allow you to monitor O-ring seal and rear camera controls
  • Off-white/light gray color reflects sunlight to keep camera cool when shooting at or above water's surface, and also offers better contrast for improved viewing of camera, LCD, and O-ring seal compared to a completely clear housing
  • Design eliminates need for O-ring groove or channel that can trap sand, dirt, or debris, while also preventing accidental twisting or stretching of O-ring
  • Slightly negative buoyancy in fresh water
  • Front-loading camera mounting system makes installation and removal a breeze
  • Camera-mounting plate allows easy access to battery and memory card, and has standard 1/4"-20 mounting point for attachment to optional tripod topside
Strobe Connection and Operation
  • Housing provides direct electrical connection to camera's external hot shoe
  • Integrated circuitry and bulkhead sync cord connector enable TTL exposure with optional, external Ikelite DS Substrobes, which require sync cords
  • Circuit has been fine-tuned to PowerShot G3 X's flash protocol for most accurate exposure possible
  • Circuit powered by strobe, so there's no maintenance required and no batteries to change
  • Exposure compensation in TTL mode supported via camera's built-in control
  • SEA&SEA, INON, and Nikonos strobes may be used with the required sync cords in manual exposure modes only, but will still benefit from improved battery life and faster recycle times
  • Threaded bulkhead connector prevents accidental sync cord detachment during use
  • Bulkhead connection has been moved to top of housing to keep cords out of your way and reduce strain on ends
  • Dual fiber-optic ports built into housing provide an alternate method for strobe attachment using optional cables from most major manufacturers
  • Camera's built-in flash is suitable for firing an external strobe via fiber-optic connection, but not for lighting a photo underwater
  • TTL method increases flash speed and conserves battery life by not requiring camera's built-in flash to fire
  • To preserve natural colors of subjects and environments in images, try to stay within arm's reach of what you're shooting. The further away you go, the more light is absorbed by water--which acts like a big blue/green filter
Controls and Handling
  • Ergonomic mechanical controls, including push-buttons, knurled knobs/dials, and a lever, afford access to all camera functions except framing assist-seek button, manual focus button, zoom lever, and front control ring
  • Camera lens cannot zoom inside housing (see lens port info below)
  • Controls are large enough to be operated easily while wearing thick gloves
  • Whenever possible, controls located in same configuration as they are on camera to replicate muscle memory and familiarity you've developed with camera
  • Control symbols laser-engraved into back of housing won't peel off or fade with time
  • Camera's large, bright LCD screen can be viewed edge-to-edge through back of housing
  • Two 1/4"-20 threaded mounting points for connection of optional tray with handles, which provides additional balance/stability and attachment points for optional lighting arms
Lens Port System
  • Wide-angle port with flat glass front element for use at 24mm focal length is included
  • 3.0" / 76 mm diameter
  • 67mm thread diameter for optional conversion lenses and filters
  • Optional, lightweight, add-on WD-3 Wide Angle Dome recommended to restore full coverage, because included port is flat and magnifies image--thereby reducing effective angle of view
  • WD-3 provides edge-to-edge sharpness without vignetting, and can be removed and replaced underwater
  • INON UWL-H100 is another wide-angle option, producing very little vignetting and high degree of clarity
  • Optional 135mm Macro Port, available as alternative to included port, is designed for use at 100-135mm telephoto focal lengths for improved close-up shots
  • Macro Port can be used with digital zoom function of camera to increase magnification even more
  • Optional 3.0" color-correction filters can be press-fit onto front of port to restore hues that get absorbed by water, which acts as a big blue/green filter. Available for both tropical blue water and green water
  • Filter reduces amount of light that reaches camera sensor, so they're recommended for use in sunny conditions at depths no greater than 80'
UPC: 883711052144
In the Box
Ikelite Underwater Housing with TTL Circuitry for Canon PowerShot G3 X
  • Lens Port Cover
  • Waterproof Bulkhead Cap
  • Silicone Lubricant for O-Ring
  • Flat Wide-Angle Lens Port
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Depth Rating 200' / 61 m
    Control Type Mechanical push-buttons, knurled knobs/dials, and a lever
    Controls Afford access to all camera functions except for framing assist-seek button, manual focus button, zoom lever, and front control ring
    Material of Construction Housing Body: ABS, polycarbonate, and acetyl blend
    Lens Port Body: Acrylic
    Lens Port Wide-angle port with flat glass front element for use at 24mm focal length (included)
    Diameter: 3.0" / 76 mm
    Optional add-on WD-3 Wide Angle Dome recommended to restore full coverage
    Optional 135mm Macro Port available for use at 100-135mm telephoto focal lengths
    Buoyancy Slightly negative in fresh water
    External Flash Connector Ikelite bulkhead connector with built-in TTL circuitry
    Supports TTL exposure with optional, external Ikelite DS Substrobes
    Supports manual exposure with non-Ikelite strobes
    Mounting 2x 1/4"-20 threaded holes with 3.0" / 76 mm spacing for mounting optional tray and handles
    Dimensions 7.2 x 6.5 x 6.0" / 18.2 x 16.5 x 15.2 cm
    Weight 3.3 lb / 1.5 kg

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