Mantis Sub

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Made for the punishing conditions of the marine environment—either weatherproof topside housings or waterproof underwater housings—we have you covered. Mantis Sub will protect your Insta360 Pro2 to 90 metres, while the Mantis Spray will survive a 50-knot thrashing on a foiling Americas Cup boat. Thoroughly tested on underwater VR shoots in the sub-antarctic, temperate reefs and freezing fjords.

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Introducing the Mantis Sub housing for Insta360 Pro 2 | Underwater 8K 360 3D VR from Mantis Sub on Vimeo.


Mantis Sub

Mantis Sub is an underwater housing built for the Insta360 Pro2 to allow professionals to shoot 8K stereoscopic (3D) footage underwater using a production camera for the first time. Manufactured in lightweight aluminium it has a depth rating of 90 metres. It features clean zentih/nadir for perfect 360 view, ports for hydrophones, ethernet live-streaming and mounting points for rigging and lighting.

Price in NZD includes tax. For offshore sales price is US$9999 – contact us for purchase details. Supplied in protective hard case. Pro2 cameras available through Insta360


  • Clean nadir and zenith—full 3D/360 view, no black discs/occlusions
  • 10mm port for observing Insta360 display
  • WiFi for control, setup (surface), web interface to controller for remote control and log files
  • Underwater on/off, start/stop
  • Support for hydrophone in top bulkhead (M14 or M16)
  • Support for Ethernet and HDMI connection through bottom M16 bulkhead for live-streaming / remote control
  • Battery pack to extend runtime of Insta360 Pro
  • Vacuum valve installed as standard
  • Supported camera: Insta 360 Pro/Pro 2 (not included)
  • Material: Anodised aluminium
  • Colour: Black
  • Safe depth rating: 90m / 300ft
  • Buoyancy: 300g/10oz positive in saltwater, 200g/7oz positive in freshwater
  • Dimensions (with domes): 250mm high, 218mm wide, 198mm depth
  • Dimensions (without domes): 250mm high, 162mm wide, 144mm deep
  • Weight: 2.2kg without camera or batteries, 3.7kg with camera, batteries
  • External controls: Power on/off, record, stop, switch controller
  • Batteries: 3x 18650 (to power electronics and increase camera battery capacity)
  • Run time: 12 hours standby, 90 minutes continuous recording
  • Top: 2x M14, 1x M16
  • Bottom: 1x M16
Mounting Points
  • Top: 15x 1/4-20 UNC, 9mm spacing
  • Bottom: 16x 1/4-20 UNC, 9mm spacing
  • Front: 1x 3/8-16 UNC
  • Back: 1x 3/8-16 UNC
In the Box
  • 6x domes, mounted
  • 1x 2mm hex key for domes
  • 2x O-ring kit
  • 1x O-ring grease
  • 2x Anodes, installed
  • 1x Nauticam M14 Vacuum Valve II (push-button release) installed as standard
  • 1x M14 port plug, installed
  • 2x M16 port plug, installed
  • 1x Camera tray with battery shuttle and Mantis electronics
  • 1x Pelican Storm IM2275 case (suitable as carry-on cabin baggage), with custom foam
  • 2x 2dBi SMA stub antennas (replace Insta360 standard to fit inside housing)
  • 1x Ethernet cable
Not Included
  • Camera (Insta360 Pro or Pro2)
  • Li-ion batteries (3 x 18650)
  • Battery charger
  • SD/mSD cards

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.

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

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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!


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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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