Amphibico Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite Housing w/ 10W HID Light for Sony HDR-CX12

Amphibico Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite Housing w/ 10W HID Light for Sony HDR-CX12

Amphibico Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite Housing w/ 10W HID Light for Sony HDR-CX12

Amphibico Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite Housing w/ 10W HID Light for Sony HDR-CX12

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  • Electronic Controls
  • Discovery 10W HID Light
  • 3.5" Color LCD Monitor Back
  • 0.55x Standard Lens Assembly Included
  • Rated up to 330'
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  • 1Description

The compact Amphibico Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite electronic underwater housing is for the Sony HDR-CX12 high definition camcorder. It is built with marine grade aluminum and marine grade brass with stainless steel hardware and allows use of the camcorder features to depths up to 330'. Features include many electronic push button controls, electronic moisture sensor, and 0.55x standard lens assembly with full zoom capability. The monitor back has a large angled 3.5" color LCD display that makes framing, focus, and other settings easy to see.

The Amphibico Discovery 10W HID Light is included in the kit. The metal halide lamp produces a bright 7500° K natural light which is needed to bring out the true natural colors of the underwater world. The compact light has the battery compartment inside the head and is constructed of aluminum. The light uses two NP-F550 or NP-F570 Sony batteries (not included). Also included is a soft shell carry case to transport all of your video gear safely.

Monitor Back
The monitor back has a large 3.5" Color LCD Viewfinder on the rear of the housing angled at 10° for easy enhanced viewing at arm's length. The monitor back is powered with AA Batteries
Rugged Construction
Aluminum marine grade housing coated with 2 coats of polyurethane and marine grade brass with stainless steel hardware provide corrosion resistance and ideal protection in any environment
Electronic Push Button Control
Electronic controls on right hand grip:

  • Record/standby/photo
  • Mode
  • Focus lock/auto
  • Wide-Angle/Telephoto with Variable Zoom Speed
Depth Rating
Maximum depth of 330' (100m)
Lens System
Marine bayonet mounted 0.55x, 70° coverage hard coated amphibious conversion lens system
Moisture Alarm
Electronic moisture sensor with a flashing red light that lets you know if any water is leaking into the housing
Tally Light
Flashing green tally light that lets you know when you are recording

Discovery 10w HID Light

10w HID (high intensity discharge technology) lamp is 2 to 3 times brighter than halogen bulbs
Two NP-F550 or NP-F570 Sony batteries (not included) have a burn time of 2 hours
Reflector has 52mm threads; Standard 52mm neutral density or color correction filters can be used to control the light
The wide angle reflector has a glass diffuser that produces a light without hot spots
Features Positive On/Off Switch and a dual o-ring seal
The all-in-one design is light weight and compact
In the Box
Amphibico Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite Housing w/ 10W HID Light for Sony HDR-CX12
  • Dive Buddy EVO HD Elite
  • Flat Port with 0.55x Amphibious Conversion Lens
  • Discovery 10W HID Light Head
  • 15" Flexible Loc-Line Arm
  • Internal Flip Filter w/ 52mm UR Pro Blue Water Installed
  • Soft Tailored Carry Case
  • Camera Saddle
  • Extra O-Ring Kit
  • Instruction Manual
  • 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Construction Marine grade aluminum, with hard coat of polyurethane paint and marine grade brass & stainless steel hardware
    Control Type Electronic
    Controls Electronic controls on right hand grip: Record/standby/photo, Mode, Focus lock/auto, Wide-Angle/Telephoto with Variable Zoom Speed
    Depth Rating 330' (100m)
    Buoyancy -0.5 lbs (-227g)
    Port 0.55x Standard Lens Assembly
    Filter Internal UR pro blue water flip filter
    Wide Angle Lens 0.55x, 70° coverage
    Microphone None
    Moisture Alarm Electronic flashing red LED
    Camcorder Mounting Saddle plate
    Pluggable Underwater Connector Auxiliary port
    Color Silver
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 10.5 x 6.5 x 12" (267 x 165 x 286mm)
    Weight (Land) 11 lbs (5.0kg)
    Other Flashing tally light when recording
    Configuration One 10W HID light with internal battery compartment mounted on 15" Flexible Loc-Line arm
    Power 10W
    Burn Time 2 Hours
    Color Temperature 7500° Kelvin
    Beam Angle Not Specified by Manufacturer

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