Ikelite DLM 8 inch Dome Port - 5516.81

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DLM 8 inch Dome Port

The newer DLM 8" Dome Port # 5516.82 is recommended for Sony, Canon, and select Panasonic compact mirrorless camera housings. See compatibility information below.

About this Product

Comparable image quality to glass yet several pounds lighter and easier to handle, especially at the surface of the water.

A new acetyl base allows the dome port to attach directly to a compatible housing with DLM port system and weighs only slightly more than our smaller diameter 6" dome ports.

Image Quality

The injection molded acrylic 8" diameter dome is specifically designed for underwater photography to provide superior optical performance. This dome provides image quality virtually indistinguishable from glass yet several pounds lighter and easier to handle, especially at the surface of the water.

Compared to smaller 4" and 6" diameter domes, the larger dome reduces edge distortion on pictures taken with certain super-wide angle lenses and makes shooting over-under shots (half-in, half-out of the water) easier.

Domes are ideal underwater for shooting wide angle and zoom lenses. If you're shooting a macro lens, we recommend using the a flat port instead.

Compatibility

For use with compatible housings featuring DLM/A, DLM/B, and DLM/C port systems. Refer to the appropriate lens port for your housing to determine compatibility. This dome port cannot be used with DL or FL port systems.

Fiber optic port placement on some housings prevent the dome from attaching to the front of the housing without an extension in between when using fiber optic cords. These housings include: 

  • Sony Alpha a6000 TTL # 6910.60 / 6910.61
  • Sony Alpha a6300 TTL # 6910.63
  • Sony Alpha a6500 TTL # 6910.65
  • Sony Alpha a6100, a6300, a6400, a6500 # 6911.64
  • Panasonic Lumix GX80, GX85, GX7 II # 6961.85
  • Panasonic Lumix GX7 # 6970.07
  • Canon EOS M3 # 6973.03
  • Canon EOS M6 # 6973.06
  • Canon EOS M6 II # 6973.07
  • Canon EOS M10 # 6973.10

The DLM 8" Dome Port V2 # 5516.82 is recommended for the above housings. This newer dome port allows the dome to attach directly to the housing while fiber optic cord(s) are installed.


In the Box
  • Dome port
  • Dome shade # 5510.04 (installed)
  • Securing thumbscrews (set of 3) # 9249.6 (installed)
  • Neoprene front cover # 0200.82 (installed)
  • Neoprene rear cover # 0200.83 (installed)
  • Silicone lubricant # 0184.1
Specifications
  • Acrylic dome with acetal base
  • Weighs 2.2 lb (998 g)

April/May 2022 Delays:

Due to further Omicron outbreaks in Hong Kong, 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 be fine.

  • Brands affected: Nauticam and Bigblue.

If you need things urgently please contact us and check ETA on the items you require.

How long will it take for my order to arrive after I make payment?

That depends on where you live and whether we have an item in stock or not. While we do have many items in stock, we don't carry everything. If you need an item in a hurry, it's a good idea to contact us and find out if your item is in stock.

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 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.


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss any aspect of our delivery service via Courier Post New Zealand.

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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