DeepX - The Ultimate Underwater Housing
The only housing for RED Epic featuring 5k+ underwater optics. No distortions, no field curvature, no chromatic aberrations or astigmatism found in all underwater ports. Future proof and ready for 6k and Full Frame (36mm x 24mm) sensors.
Ultra-light and small - 10kg (22 pounds) ready to dive! Change lenses in seconds without opening the housing. Depth rating is 60m (unlimited with pressure compensation). Simple, modular design allowing unlimited configurations. Two Low Pressure (LP) ports for pressure compensation and seal check. All controls made of grade 4 Titanium alloy offers uncompromised safety and reliability.
Multiple internal and external power and monitoring options. Precision, patent pending lens mount incorporated in the housing. Strong, durable precision machined from solid block of marine-grade aluminium and hard anodized (type III). Responsive, friendly and knowlegable customer support and service. Complies with ISO 9001 quality standard for your peace of mind.
Product review available here: DeepX Review
ABC Australia interview with DeepX inventor Pawel Achtel can be viewed here: DeepX Interview
Why use Nikon Nikonos lenses underwater?
Nikonos submersible lenses have been a foundation of underwater photography for over 30 years. Unlike land lenses placed into waterproof ports, Nikonos lenses were specifically designed for the unique optical challenges of underwater imaging. Many professional photographers consider these lenses the sharpest underwater optics ever designed. And rightfully so, as their optical performance does not suffer from the limitations of land lenses placed behind waterproof ports. Dome ports and flat ports, irrespective how good, suffer from inevitable field curvature, distortions and chromatic aberrations. On the other hand, when tested the UW-Nikkor 15mm F/2.8 with Imatest software, it exhibited similar corner sharpness at f/5.6 underwater as Arri Master Prime lens on land - trully remarkable and not possible to achieve by placing even the best land lens behind an optical port.
Benefits of using Nikonos lenses underwater:
Nikonos lenses are the only optics currently available that out-resolve the RED Epic sensor across the entire frame.
No more porthole view, port distortions, aberrations or fuzzy edges.
Nikon Nikonos submersible lens compatibility achieves uncompromised image quality underwater.
Nikon UW-Nikkor 15mm F/2.8N
Nikon LW-Nikkor 28mm F/2.8 (water resistant, land only use)
Nikon UW-Nikkor 35mm F/2.5
Nikon W-Nikkor 80mm F/4.0
Sea&Sea 12mm Fisheye
Aquatica Aqualens for Nikon AIS manual lenses
Specifically designed for RED Epic and Scarlet digital cinema cameras.
RED Quad Battery Module
RED Dual Battery Module
smallHD DP4 LCD monitor
ikan VL-5 LCD monitor
DeepX is designed and manufactured in Australia to ISO 9001 quality standards.
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