Nimar Water Sports Housing with Pistol Grip for Canon EOS 5D Mark III, 5DS, or 5DS R (Red/Clear)

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Nimar
Nimar Water Sports Housing with Pistol Grip for Canon EOS 5D Mark III, 5DS, or 5DS R (Red/Clear)
Key Features
  • Depth Rating: 197'
  • 2-Button Pistol Grip Trigger
  • Mechanical Controls
  • Access to Essential Camera Functions
Capture images and HD video above, on, and below the surface with Nimar's red/clear Water Sports Housing for the Canon EOS 5D Mark III, 5DS, or 5DS R DSLR camera. This enclosure is equipped with a 2-button pistol grip trigger that allows for aiming, maneuvering, and image capture with a single hand, all without shaking the camera--thus ensuring clear, blur-free shots.
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Expected availability: 7-14 business days
$1,175.00

Important Notice

  • This item is noncancelable and nonreturnable.
Sales and export of this item to China, Russia, and Venezuela are prohibited.
Sales and Export of this item to Russia are prohibited.
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Nimar Water Sports Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Construction Details
  • 3Controls and Handling
  • 4Lens Port System
  • 5Strobe Connection and Operation

Capture images and HD video above, on, and below the surface with Nimar's red/clear Water Sports Housing for the Canon EOS 5D Mark III, 5DS, or 5DS R DSLR camera. This enclosure is equipped with a 2-button pistol grip trigger that allows for aiming, maneuvering, and image capture with a single hand, all without shaking the camera--thus ensuring clear, blur-free shots.

The housing features a depth rating of 197', which is the same as that of Nimar's original line of dive housings, but it is designed especially for active shooting in shallower depths and when capturing water-based activities, such as surfing or water-skiing. Stripped down to just the essentials, it is half the weight of the original dive housings to afford easier maneuvering.

Mechanical controls, including push-buttons, dials/knobs, and a lever, enable access to essential camera functions. This reduced control set gives you what you need while simplifying the setup and shooting process, which can be a benefit when capturing water sports--especially with the supplied pistol grip.

Built for durability, the Water Sports Housing is constructed from corrosion-resistant polycarbonate that's red on the top, front, and sides, but clear in the back to allow you to monitor the O-ring seal and the camera. The enclosure ships without a required lens port, and accepts interchangeable ports for various lenses. Additionally, an optional sync connector can be installed to allow for the attachment of an external strobe.

Construction Details

  • Depth Rating: 197'
  • Made from durable, corrosion-resistant polycarbonate that's red on top, front, and sides, but clear in back to allow you to monitor O-ring seal and camera
  • Camera plate bolts to bottom of camera and slides into mount inside housing for secure installation

Controls and Handling

  • Mechanical controls, including push-buttons, dials/knobs, and a lever, enable access to the following camera functions: shutter, start/stop video recording, magnify, playback, set button, rear control dial, Q button, right multi-controller, joystick, AF-On, auto focus point button, and zoom in
  • Reduced control set gives you what you need while simplifying setup and shooting process, which can be a benefit when capturing water sports
  • Included 2-button pistol grip offers remote firing capability and focus control, allowing you to capture blur-free images with ease
  • Stripped down to just essentials, housing is half the weight of original dive enclosures to afford easier maneuvering

Lens Port System

    Ships without required lens port and accepts series of interchangeable ports for a broad array of Canon lenses:
  • Flat Acrylic Port for EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM, 24mm f/1.4 L USM, 28mm f/2.8 IS USM, 35mm f/2 IS USM, and 50mm f/1.4 USM
  • 6" Polycarbonate Dome for EF 15 mm f/2.8 Fisheye
  • 5" Optical Glass Dome for 8-15mm f/4 L USM Fisheye
  • Flat Acrylic Port for EF-S 18-135 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS, 18-135 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, and 18-135 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
  • Flat Acrylic Port for EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L USM
  • Flat Acrylic Port for EF 24-70mm F/2.8 L II USM
  • 5" Optical Glass Dome for EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
  • 5" Optical Glass Dome for EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM
  • Flat Acrylic Port for EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
  • Flat Acrylic Port for EF 16-35 mm f/2.8 L USM, 16-35 mm f/2.8 L II USM, and 16-35 mm f/4L IS USM
  • 5" Optical Glass Dome for EF 16-35 mm f/2.8 L USM, 16-35 mm f/2.8 L II USM, and 16-35 mm f/4L IS USM
  • Flat Acrylic Port for EF 17-40mm f/4 L USM
  • 5" Optical Glass Dome for EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
  • Flat Acrylic Port for EF-S 17-85 mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
  • Flat Acrylic Port for EF 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
  • Flat Glass Port for EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II, 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II USM, 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS, 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II, 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, 18-55mm DC III, 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM, and 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro
  • 5" Optical Glass Dome for EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM
  • Flat Acrylic Port for EF 70-200mm f/4L USM and 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM

Strobe Connection and Operation

  • Optional 5-pin, chromed brass connector can be installed to allow for attachment of an external strobe via sync cord
UPC: 810075021479

Nimar Water Sports Specs

Depth Rating197' / 60 m
Control TypeMechanical push-buttons, dials/knobs, and lever
ControlsAfford access to following camera functions:
Shutter
Start/stop video recording
Magnify
Playback
Set button
Rear control dial
Q button
Right multi-controller
Joystick
AF-On
Auto focus point button
Zoom in
Material of ConstructionBody: Bayer Makrolon polycarbonate
Controls: Chromed brass
Latches with Safety Clips: Aisi 316 stainless steel
Lens PortShips without required lens port
Accepts interchangeable ports for various lenses
See list in Overview
BuoyancyPositive, though may vary with choice of lens and port
External Flash ConnectorOptional 5-pin, chromed brass connector can be installed for attaching external strobe via sync cord
DimensionsWithout Grip: 8.7 x 6.7 x 5.1" / 22 x 17 x 13 cm
WeightWith Grip: Approx. 4.6 lb / 2.1 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight7.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13 x 10.7 x 9"
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