SCUBAPIX INSIGHT: "The Canon 7D entered the Prosumer DSLR market with a big splash, with it's combined stills and HD video capabilities and continues to be hard to beat. Along with innovations such as the patented port-locking system and Nauticam's famed ergonomics, Nauticam have introduced further great ideas, such as piano keys, with this housing. A great DSLR camera/housing combination."
The 7D housing is the first Nauticam housing built for Canon EOS DSLR cameras. Along with the housing, Nauticam has announced an extensive line of Canon lens port system ranging from Macro, Zoom to Ultra wide angle lens to fulfill different shooting conditions.
The 7D housing has been regarded as Canon’s best featured APS-C DSLR to date. It features an 18 megapixel CMOS sensor and one feature which makes the camera impeccable is the 1080p HD video function.
The first impression of the 7D housing is the compact and robust form and like its precedent, the beautiful contour surface comes from precision CNC machining and hard anodized finishing.
If you compare the 7D housing with previous Nauticam housings, you will find that the new housing has embraced a new way to access the camera buttons without moving hands from the handles. There is a set of ‘piano’ keys in the rear case of the housing for accessing AF-on selection, star and set function and the most frequently used camera functions can be easily reached through handy levers. And divers don't have to align the camera switch positions to use the on/off lever and still/video lever before closing the housing, the spring loaded actuating mechanisms automatically engage themselves.
The 7D housing comes standard with a 0.66x viewfinder and a dual optical fiber bulkhead.
In addition to the standard port option, there are broad choices of extensions to work with different lens length, and various port adaptors and gear adaptors are available for making most of your existing diving photography equipment.
Depth Rating: 100m
Length: 350mm (193 mm without handles)
Weight: Approx. 2.8kg
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