Ikelite DC4 6 Inch Dome for Compact Housings - 6404

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DC4 6 Inch Dome for Compact Housings

About this Product

Want to shoot split shots (half-in, half-out of the water) with your compact digital system? Wet lenses will increase your angle of view but create a difficult double water line when used at the surface. The answer is a 6" diameter dry dome which lengthens and smoothes the waterline yet remains compact and lightweight for travel.

Underwater, the dry dome increases your angle of coverage significantly compared to a flat port. The dome exhibits much less edge distortion than an external wet wide angle lens.

Wide angle and zoom

Underwater, the dome corrects for refraction to provide the full wide field of view. That's substantially wider than a flat port, which magnifies the image 1.33x and reduces the field of view. Approximately 3/4 of the camera's zoom range is usable with the dome installed.

Sony RX100 VI Underwater Photo by John Brigham

ISO 100 • f/9 • 1/125 • 24mm equivalent • DC3 6" Dome Port with Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI

Over-unders

At the surface, the large dry dome gives you greater control to get a clean, smooth water line when shooting split shots (half-in, half-out of the water). This type of shot can be impossible to get with a flat port, and extremely difficult with a wet lens or dome where you're fighting double water lines.

Sony RX100 VI Underwater Photo by John Brigham

ISO 100 • f/9 • 1/125 • 24mm equivalent • DC3 6" Dome Port with Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI

Ease of use

The dome replaces the standard port on the housing. Simply unthread the standard flat port and thread in the DC4 Dome unit. We recommend a rubber strap wrench commonly available at your local hardware store or as product # 0945.01 (not included). The included dome shade reduces reflections, protects the dome, and allows you to set the housing down on its face for easy assembly and disassembly.

Sony RX100 VI Underwater Photo by John Brigham

ISO 100 • f/22 • 1/125 • 60mm equivalent • DC3 6" Dome Port with Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI

Compatibility
  • Ikelite Action Housing for Canon PowerShot G7X # 6245.07
  • Ikelite Action Housing for Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II # 6245.08
  • Ikelite Housing for Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II # 6146.08
  • Ikelite Housing for Canon PowerShot G1X Mark III # 6146.18
  • Ikelite Housing for Olympus Stylus 1s # 6139.51
  • Ikelite Housing for Panasonic Lumix LX10 # 6171.01
  • Ikelite Action Housing for Sony Cyber-shot RX100 I, RX100 II # 6215.02
  • Ikelite Action Housing for Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III, RX100 IV # 6215.04
In the Box
  • Dome Port
  • Dome Shade # 5516.05 (installed)
  • O-ring # 0119.2 (installed)
  • Neoprene cover # 0200.1
  • Silicone lubricant 1cc tube
Specifications
  • Acetyl body with acrylic dome
  • 13 oz (376 g)

April/May 2022 Delays:

Due to further Omicron outbreaks in China, some products may be delayed. Not all brands or products will be affected by this. As some products are kept in stock as a matter of course, these should not be affected.

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If we have it in stock, we can usually send it out as soon as we receive payment, or you can pick it up. If an item is not in stock, we'll need to order it from our suppliers, which means it can take 1-2 weeks to arrive at your door (usually closer to a week).

Sometimes delivery can take longer, if our manufacturers are out of stock, for example, but this is unusual - we let customers know as soon as possible if something like this happens.

How do you ship my NZ orders?

We use New Zealand Post and CourierPost to ship orders. Our default is courier, though you may organise an alternative with us by contacting us directly. CourierPost aims for next day delivery nationwide between major towns and cities in the North Island. South Island delivery can take two days. If you require next-day delivery in South Island, choose the express shipping option for the South Island. If you spend over $250 get your shipping for free!

Covid-19

We hope you, your families and friends are safe and healthy during the current Covid-19 situation.

As you may know we are a small team at Sea Tech Ltd. Our team has zero close contact with people outside our bubble.

We wish to assure you we are following the government health guidelines surrounding safe operating procedures. Hygiene basics such as hand washing, coughing/sneezing protocols as well as the wearing of appropriate protective equipment such as face masks.


We are continuing to follow the regular updates to government health guidelines and initiatives regarding Covid-19.


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We wish you all the best during these challenging times.

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Want to know more?

These Nauticam housings are non-returnable, non-refundable, non-cancellable, and may be subject to extended lead times as they are manufactured on demand. We always do our best to meet trip deadlines so please advise us if you have a trip coming up!

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