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Capture detailed still images and stunning 4K UHD videos of parrot fish, moray eels, coral reefs, and more with Aquatica's A1DX Mk II Underwater Housing for the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR camera. 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. An Ikelite 5-pin manual strobe connector enables the attachment of optional external strobes via sync cords. The standard, coated eyepiece offers a full view of the camera's viewfinder.
The housing provides access to virtually all camera functions via mechanical push-button, knob/dial, and lever controls. It also features 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 A1DX Mk II ships without a required lens port, and various interchangeable ports are available to accommodate a wide array of lenses. For full compatibility, see the Port Chart.
Depth rating: 295', which is upgradeable upon request to 426'
Surveyor moisture alarm alerts you in unlikely event of a breach in waterproof seal
This version of the housing also includes a pre-installed vacuum check system, which allows you to confirm watertight integrity before the dive
Known as Vacuum Circuitry and Alarm Kit, the atmospheric pressure-sensitive system consists of a vacuum valve, an extracting pump, and an audible/visible 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
Circuit features integrated temperature compensation, preventing changes in ambient temperature from affecting accuracy
Green LED lights up to indicate that vacuum has been created
Controls, Handling, and Operation
Provides easy access to virtually all camera functions via smooth, mechanical push-button, knob/dial, and lever controls
Knurled knobs and over-sized controls, including extended shutter release, allow for easy operation--even when wearing gloves
Sophisticated zoom/focus system with redesigned housing pinion gear and a selection of lens gears with larger diameters, allowing for smoother transitions while zooming/focusing during video recording
Video record on/off control lever located on right side, and easily controlled with thumb using a slight forward motion
Quick-release tray enables precise positioning of camera in housing, and allows you to insert and remove it via simple push tab. This means camera can be removed from rear while keeping a lens and zoom gear attached
Port lock and lens release mechanisms
Ergonomic design with 2 grooved, corrosion-resistant grips that offer improved handling and attachment points for optional lighting arms, such as Aquatica's Delta 3 line
Standard, coated, Galileo-type eyepiece offers a full view of the camera's viewfinder
Optional Aqua View 45° optical finder offers a more comfortable viewing angle for long-term use, while also providing an enhanced view compared to standard VF. Gives you 100% coverage, corner-to-corner sharpness, and dioptric adjustment
Milled from a solid block of 6061 T6 aluminum
Anodized to MIL-A-8625 type 2, Class 2 spec for resistance to corrosion
Baked-on, powder-coated, A.A.M.A. 2603-98 spec polyester paint for additional durability
All push-button controls made from type 304 stainless steel
All control shafts have double O-ring seals, while all push pins have quad-ring seals
Dual sacrificial anodes corrode to prevent sensitive parts of housing from corroding
Lens Port System
Ships without a required lens port
Accepts various interchangeable ports to accommodate a wide array of lenses
For full compatibility, see Port Chart linked above
Flexible, modular system of ports, extension rings, and accessories to adapt to continually evolving lenses
External Strobe and Light Use
An Ikelite 5-pin manual strobe connector enables attachment of optional external strobes via sync cords
Benefit from access to full manual exposure with controls placed right at your fingertips
Five standard 1/4"-20 threaded holes: two on each hand grip, one centrally located on top of housing
Three standard 1/4"-20 threaded holes located at base of housing
Five bulkhead access points for various optional accessories, including a remote trigger, external radio transceiver (Water Wizard), or external monitor
In the Box
Aquatica A1DX Mk II Underwater Housing for Canon EOS-1D X Mark II with Vacuum Check System (Ikelite Manual Strobe Connector)