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Commercial Dive Trips Forum

We've just created a new forum category called "Commercial Dive Trips" for commercial dive trip listings. In the past, we've been sensitive about non-Wetpixel trips being advertised in our forums, but now you have our blessing to be as blatantly commercial as you would like to be -- as long as you stay within the boundaries of the "Commercial Dive Trips" forum. :) Please read the ground rules in the forum category before proceeding.

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Nexus D70 Housing Exclusive Photos Photo

Nexus D70 Housing Exclusive Photos

Lee Peterson over at Wetpixel sponsor Marine Camera Distributors has sent us some exclusive photos of a prototype Nexus D70 housing. The D70 housing will have more controls o­n it than the D100 housing does, and they both are set up for external operation through 2 extra ports (i.e. possible remote trigger, external battery packs etc.). There is also a new handle with different hole patterns for strobe mounting, and a beautiful new 8mm thick glass multi-coated dome port that is just under 8" in diameter.  Expected ship date for the new housing is mid-May. Contact Marine Camera Distributors for more information! (go to related link for photos of the housing, or discuss in forums)

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Epoque EHN-5400 housing for Nikon Coolpix 5400 Photo

Epoque EHN-5400 housing for Nikon Coolpix 5400

Check out the new Epoque EHN-5400 housing for the Nikon Coolpix 5400:  it's compact, made of high intensity ABS resin, and has a reinforced optical glass port.  The Epoque housing has dual o-ring seals, is depth rated to 45m, and has an external flash sync connector or fiber optic sync connector.

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5th Annual San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition

The 5th Annual San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition is scheduled for Friday and Saturday evening, October 1 & 2, 2004 at the state-of-the-art, large-format theater at the San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park.  Film submissions must be received no later than July 1, 2004.  Continue reading for more information.

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Ikelite Canon 10D Housing Details Photo

Ikelite Canon 10D Housing Details

Ikelite has today posted details about their new Canon 10D housing, which will be shipping in May 2004. The new housing is compact, neutrally bouyant underwater, and is compatible with all of Ikelite's standard SLR ports. Retail price is $1200 USD.

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Sea & Sea: DX-3100 Aquapix Upgrade/Fix

Sea & Sea has announced the possibility of cracks appearing in the battery door and/or USB compartment door of their DX-3100 Aquapix amphibious camera.  They will be replacing all units with serial numbers from 030200001 to 030204016. Read more for complete press release.

Incidentally, we are impressed that Sea & Sea Japan and TUSA took the steps to resolve this potential problem so quickly. Communication and coordination between Sea & Sea Japan and U.S. reps seem to have improved with the local hand-off to TUSA.

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