Nauticam Wet Wide Lens - WWL-1 (83201)

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WWL-1 is the highest quality wet changeable underwater wide angle conversion ever made, featuring unmatched contrast, overall sharpness, corner sharpness, and clarity.  The design is truly full zoom through, allowing zoom to to be used as a tool for framing, and removable in water for close-up and macro shots. 

Breakthrough Lens Design

Every Nauticam lens is a “clean slate” design.  These optical systems are engineered entirely as underwater corrective and conversion optics, and not adaptations of in air designs.  The process isn’t an easy one, but the images captured by WWL-1 and previous Nauticam optical designs prove the effort is well spent.

Uncompromised Optical Quality

WWL-1 is constructed of 6 precisely ground elements of highly refractive optical glass.  All internal elements are coated with a broadband anti reflective coating to keep flare and internal reflections to an absolute minimum. 

Zoom to Taste

WWL-1 is a full zoom through lens, performing well through the entire zoom range of popular compacts and Micro Four Thirds systems with power zoom lenses.  This feature distinguishes this lens from all other wet lens options at the market, which are designed to be used at a single focal length.  The ability to be used with zoom makes WWL-1 extremely versatile!  A touch of zoom can be used to crop a subject in camera, or for close-up shots without removing the lens.

Stunning Field of View

130 degrees of glorious wide angle coverage, and even a bit wider if your camera system allows it!  This is a field of view that sits between the popular full frame fisheye lenses (180 degrees diagonal) and ultra wide rectilinear zooms (approximately 110 degrees).  This coverage angle was targeted from the very beginning as an ideal coverage angle for a wide variety of underwater imaging scenarios.  Big animals, close focus wide angle shots of reef dwelling creatures, and even mid-range fish portraits are all within the range of WWL-1.

Incredible Sharpness & Contrast

The cutting edge optical design employed in WWL-1 results in extremely high overall sharpness, contrast, and edge sharpness.  The design is optimized for the high resolution sensors of today, as well as the even higher resolutions sensors of tomorrow.

Close Focus

The ability to focus close is key, and WWL-1 does amazingly well.  With all compatible systems at wide angle the lens is able to focus on the front of its dome lens element, maximizing the impact of even small subjects.   Amazingly, with the Panasonic 14-42 Power Zoom, the lens is still able to focus on the front of the dome port when zoomed to full telephoto!  The best macro images will always be obtained by removing WWL-1 and mounting a macro converter (such as CMC or SMC), but in situations where that is difficult close-up shots can still be obtained without removing the wide angle conversion lens.

Fixed Lens Compact Camera Compatibility

Compact Cameras:

  • Sony RX100 - Standard
  • Sony RX100 II - Standard
  • Sony RX100 III - Standard
  • Sony RX100 IV - Standard
  • Canon S120 - Standard
  • Canon G7X - 38701
  • Panasonic LX100 - 38701

Interchangeable Lens System Compatibility

Micro Four Thirds:

  • Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ Lens - 36162 - N85 Macro Port and Zoom Gear Set for Olympus ED 12-50 with 83215
  • Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ - 36165 - N85 Power Zoom Macro Port 29
  • Panasonic LUMIX G 14mm / F2.5 ASPH - 35151 - N85 Pancake Port
  • Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. Lens - 36165 - N85 Power Zoom Macro Port 29
  • Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. - 36139 - N85 Macro Port 35
  • Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH. Power O.I.S. - 36165 - N85 Power Zoom Macro Port 29

Sony E- Mount (APS-C):

  • Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Alpha E-mount Retractable Zoom Lens - 36128 - N85 Macro Port 45 with Focus/Zoom knob
  • Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN ART Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras - 36139 - N85 Macro Port 35

Sony FE Mount (FF35):

  • Sony FE 28mm f/2 Lens on A7, A7R, A7S - 37128 - N100 Flat Port 37 for Sony FE 28mm F2
    (To use with 83201 WWL-1 for NA-A7)
  • Sony FE 28mm f/2 Lens on A7 II, A7R II, A7S II 37127 N100 Flat Port 32 for Sony FE 28mm F2
    (To use with 83201 WWL-1 for NA-A7II)

Canon EOS M:

  • Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM 36126 N85 Pancake Port with 67 Thread

Specifications

  • Model Number 83201
  • Name "WWL-1 "Wet Wide Lens""
  • Dimensions 130mm Outer Diameter x 97mm
  • Weight (air/underwater) 1.24 kg / .62 kg
  • Body Construction Hard Anodized Aluminum Allloy
  • Lens Construction 6 elments in 5 groups
  • Lens Coating Anti Reflective Coating
  • Minimum Object Distance Front Lens Element to Infinite
  • Field of View (diagonal) 130° (with 28mm primary lens)
  • Mount System M67 Thread or NA Bayonet
  • Depth Rating 100m

Included with Lens

  • Neoprene Cover 25024
  • Rear Lens Cap for WWL-1 83221
  • M67 Mounting Ring 83211
  • Bayonet Mounting Ring 83212
  • Carrying Case

Optional Accessories

  • M67 to Bayonet Mount Converter 83213
  • Bayonet Mount Adaptor Ring for SMC / CMC 83214
  • M77 to Bayonet Mount Converter 83215
  • Bayonet Mount Lens Holder for Arms 83222
  • Bayonet Mount Double Lens Holder for Arms 83223

 

 

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