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Subal underwater housing for Olympus EM1 Mark II

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Subal has announced an underwater housing for the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II micro four thirds camera. The housing Olympus EM1 Mark II provides access to all functions of the camera.

The ergonomic SUBAL design and arrangement of all important elements of the housing allows the camera an easy operation without letting go of the handle. A 4 mm O ring and the NEW SUBAL locking system, prevents accidental crushing of the O-ring, and ensures maximum safety.

The monitor window provides a glare-free and high-contrast insight on the camera monitor. Material selection, processing, surface protection and finish conform to the usual standard level of quality that is all the SUBAL products. SUBAL offers for this housing model 3 different viewfinders. The standard viewfinder slimmed reduces the viewfinder image, so that it can fully overlook despite diving mask.

The retail price without tax for this Subal Olympus housing is 2690€ and shipping date is end of January.

Olympus EM1 Mark II camera underwater housing

The GS 180 and the 45° viewfinder offer a viewfinder in size approximately corresponding to the camera’s viewfinder, with the insight of the GS-180 horizontally, the insight of the WS-45 under 45°.

Technical data:

Seawater resistant aluminum alloy worked from the block. Hard Coating and corrosion treatment is applied to the surface of the housing. In addition 3 layers of powder coating paint is applied to give the housing the Subal color and unique finish. All parts has been made of hard-anodized light alloy, acid-resistant stainless steel and high quality plastics. This endures all working conditions. NEW SUBAL locking system.

Approx dimension: 234 x 160 x 108 mm (w/o port and handles)
Approx weight: 1,3 kg (w/o port and handles)

Flash connection:

2 Flash connectors optionally Nikonos V, optical trigger optionally

Flash arm mounting:

2 x T-plates 25 mm, TLC – or ultralight base optional shoe

Transmission and features:

In particular: main switch/backlight, shutter, zoom (manual focus), front and rear main dial, lens release, focus mode (M-S-C), AF mode, metering, operation voters of types of, AF-lock, AF-ON, port-lock, photo/video switching.

Push buttons for:

Mode, exposure compensation, Flash method, AF mode, lock, video start / stop, playback, delete, menu, thumbnail, protect, OK, ISO, quality, white balance, microphone, multifunction button, info, live view. AF-on, PV, FN, AF mode

Chech Subal website for further information.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Price and Availability

The price of the Micro Four Thirds shooter has been discussed quite a lot. The price is $1,999 for body-only. Check the availability at AmazonB&HAdorama stores.