Canon EOS 1D C and 1D X Underwater Housing : Aquatica A1D-C/X

Aquatica has announced their new housing for the Canon EOS 1D C and 1D X DSLR cameras. The Canon EOS 1D C and 1D X underwater housing solution from Aquatica is named as A1D-C/X.

Suggested retail price for Canon EOS 1D C and 1D X underwater housing is USD $4,599.95. The Aquatica A1D-C/X  is a new underwater housing for the Canon EOS 1D C and 1D X cameras, depth rated to 90m/300ft (upgradeable to 130m/425ft).

This new Aquatica housing is milled from a solid block of 6061 T6 aircraft grade aluminum, it is black anodized and then for further protection, a resistant polyester electrostatic powder coat paint is added. The A1D-C/X is also optimized for video shooters to take advantage of these cameras broadcast quality (1D-C: 4K cinematic quality video, and 1D-X: 1920 x 1080 HD video capture) HD video functions.

Canon EOS 1D C and 1D X Underwater Housing : Aquatica A1D-C/X

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Aquatica A1D-C/X Housing Specifications

  • Depth Rating 90m/300ft (upgradeable to 130m/425ft)
  • Dimensions: Height: 8,49’’ / Depth: 5,3’’
  • Width: No grips: 8,63’’ / With grips: 13,03’’
  • Weight (with grips attached): 8,5 lbs
  • Construction of shell 6061 T6 Marine Grade aluminum
  • Anodized to MIL-A-8625 (type 2, Class 2 specification)
  • Powder coated with certified A.A.M.A. 2603-98 Polyester coating
  • Baked at 177c/350F (specification ASTM D2794
  • Control shafts and push pins Type 304 marine grade Stainless steel
  • All shaft double sealed with double O-rings
  • All push pins sealed with Quad Rings
  • Ergonomically optimized for diving conditions
  • Oversized knurled controls knobs
  • Sturdy comfortable grips
  • Extended shutter release
  • Port lock mechanism
  • Lens release mechanism
  • Standard high quality Galileo Optical Eye piece
  • Dual sacrificial anodes (front and rear mounted)
  • 5 accessory bulkhead entry points
  • Mounting points for strobes arms, lighting fixtures and/or tripod
  • Mounting point for strobes arms, lighting fixtures and/or tripod
  • 5 standard ¼”-20 sized threaded holes, two on each hand grips and one centered on top of the housing
  • 3 standard ¼”-20 sized threaded holes located at the base of the housing
  • Standard features last line
  • 5 bulkhead access entry point for various accessories