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Review: Aquatica AD7100 housings by Tim Rock Photo

Review: Aquatica AD7100 housings by Tim Rock

Wetpixel member Tim Rock presents his review of the Aquatica AD7100 housing. In his review, Tim also presents a very clear argument for using the DX format for underwater use. He has largely worked around the limited write speeds of the Nikon D7100 by using high speed large capacity memory cards.

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Review: Nauticam Electronic Vacuum Check and Leak Detection System Photo

Review: Nauticam Electronic Vacuum Check and Leak Detection System

Vacuum leak detection systems have been very much the desired accessory for housing owners for 2013. Steve and Jeff Williams have been using an early prototype of Nauticam’s new Electronic Vacuum Check and Leak Detection System since the Wetpixel Isla Mujeres Whale Shark trip in August. This extended trial has enabled them to become familiar with the system and to comment on their experiences with it.

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Review: Fantasea FG15 housing Photo

Review: Fantasea FG15 housing

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon reviews the Fantasea FG15 housing for the Canon PowerShot G15 compact camera. This polycarbonate housing not only looks good, but also offers many features and refinements that are not on Canon’s housing for the camera.

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Mini review: Inon E.V. dial labels Photo

Mini review: Inon E.V. dial labels

Back in February, Inon launched a poll on their Facebook page for alternative designs for their E.V. dial labels and have just released a new decal that can be fitted to the Exposure Value (E.V.) dial that aims to simplify them. Wetpixel’s Adam Hanlon got a sneak preview of them and writes a short review.

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Review: UK Aqualite eLED video lights Photo

Review: UK Aqualite eLED video lights

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon reviews the Underwater Kinetics Aqualite eLED video lights. Although light, compact and well made, he finds that the light’s output means that they may be of limited use, especially with POV cams like the GoPro and Sony AS-15 Actioncam.

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Review: Lastolite EzyBalance color balance target Photo

Review: Lastolite EzyBalance color balance target

Wetpixel’s Adam Hanlon presents a field review of the Lastolite EzyBalance color balance target for scuba divers. This is described as a tool for adjusting color balance and exposure settings in both still and video cameras. The collapsible square is made of a waterproof wipe-clean surface material sewn to a sprung steel rim, and has a white side and an 18% grey balance target side. Join Adam as he uses it underwater.

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Review: Fisheye FIX Aquavolt 7000 video lights Photo

Review: Fisheye FIX Aquavolt 7000 video lights

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon presents a review of the Fisheye FIX Aquavolt 7000 video lights. These lights are very suitable for use with SLR or POV cams as they are relatively small in size and light in weight, but still provide sufficient light output. Adam was able to test the lights in the gloomy UK winter, and has written a full report on their performance.

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Review: Easydive Leo II housing Photo

Review: Easydive Leo II housing

The Italian-made Easydive Leo II housing has attracted a great deal of attention as its USB camera control offers the ability to host a variety of different cameras and also allows the user to upgrade to newer camera bodies without needing to invest in a new housing at the same time. In this article, Rico Besserdich, who is sponsored by Easydive, provides his impressions of the housing’s performance.

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