Sony Cyber-shot RX100 MKV - Nauticam housing NA-RX100V - 17418

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 MKV - Nauticam housing NA-RX100V - 17418

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  • Vendor:Nauticam
$1,790.00

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 MKV is the fifth in this series of advanced, large sensor compact cameras that have been hugely popular with underwater enthusiasts. The familiar body style and fast, optically superb 24-70mm zoom lens are retained from RX100 III.

The NA-RX100V sets a new standard for compact camera housing design. It is the ultimate refinement of the three models that came before it, with ergonomics, reliability, and control access improved in each new product.

Nauticam designs are always improving, and new features integrated into each new release. The ergonomic experience has been tailored for a photographer's right hand on the side of the housing, placing key controls literally at the users finger tips. Some users, especially those wearing cold water gloves, prefer shooting from handles such as the Nauticam Flexitray and Easitray. To better support this style of shooting, a set of stainless steel handle brackets and new mechanical shutter release trigger extension is included with every housing.

The features you'd expect are certainly present, like ergonomic design, the clearly labelled controls, sculpted shutter release and more. A updated fiber optic connection block is standard, as is the built-in vacuum check and leak detection system. Two accessory bulkhead ports support HDMI cables for an external monitor and the vacuum valve.

The NA-RX1000IV is milled from a block of solid aluminum, then hard anodized. The result is a rugged and reliable piece of gear that will stand up to saltwater and the daily rigors of diving. Since the housing accesses all of the camera controls, including the front control ring, the user can take advantage of the enhanced programmability in the RX100 IV.

NA-RX100V Feature Checklist

  • Secure, easy to use locking latch
  • Ergonomic controls with size, shape and color differentiation
  • All camera controls accessible
  • All controls clearly labeled
  • Popup/push down flash lever
  • Fiber optic bulkheads
  • Integrated leak detector and vacuum monitoring circuit
  • M10 accessory mounting ball
  • Cold shoe accessory mount
  • 67mm threaded port mount for wide angle and macro lenses
  • 1/4-20 tripod or tray mounting holes
  • Sculpted, sensitive shutter release
  • M16 bulkhead port for HDMI output
  • M14 bulkhead port for vacuum valve.

Going Wide or Going Small

The RX100V housings feature an industry standard 67mm threaded port mount, meaning it is easy to attach a number of different wet mount lenses.  A compact camera underwater is only as good as the optics in front of it, and the growing Nauticam accessory lens lineup sets new performance standards with every release.

On the macro end, the Compact Super Macro Converter (CMC) is the ideal choice and enables a subject 35mm wide by 23mm tall to fill the frame.  This is over 4x magnification provided by the stock lens (stock lens images 160mm wide, CMC 35mm wide).

All Nauticam lenses are engineered specifically for underwater imaging, not waterproof adaptations of lenses designed for use in air, resulting in superior image quality.  The CMC provides visibly sharper images than competing macro lenses, especially in the corders, with noticeably less purple fringing.  The lens design is also designed with autofocus systems in mind, easing the learning curve associated with high magnification imaging.

Wet Wide Angle Lens

This completely sealed and underwater mountable optic is designed to be used in water – with the refractive index of optical glass to water accounted for at every step in the design process.  Optimized for best wide angle performance at the 28mm equivalent focal length, the lens offers 130° diagonal field of view with low distortion, extremely high overall sharpness (especially in the corners), excellent contrast, and resistance to flare.

The outstanding image quality of today’s top compacts paired with Nauticam conversion lenses is stunning.  They combine to form a complete system that covers the entire range from macro to super wide angle, and packs into a small backpack or shoulder bag

Nauticam Vacuum Check System

The engineers at Nauticam managed to squeeze in the Nauticam vacuum monitoring and leak detection electronics. By default, it serves as an audible and visual leak detector, but add a Nauticam M14 Vacuum Valve, (p/n 25611) and it becomes a vacuum check system.  The vacuum monitoring system provides early warning for any problem with watertight integrity – which means peace of mind when shooting underwater.

Video

The standard NA-RX100V housing supports HDMI out, via an optional HDMI bulkhead connected to the M16 accessory hole in the front of the housing. This means that the underwater videographer can use the excellent SmallHD 501 or 502 Monitors (in the NA-502S housing, p/n 17907), the Atomos Ninja 2 Recorder (NA-NINJA2 housing, p/n 17902), or even the Atomos Shogun UHD Recorder (Nauticam Housing p/n 17904). The RX100IV camera offers “clean” HDMI output, allowing high bit rate Apple ProRes recording at up to 4k 30P with Shogun.

The line between a camcorder and still camera no longer exists, with examples like RX100 V providing excellent capture functionality for both still and motion images. RX100 IV is an excellent upgrade from your favorite action cam, and can even fill a POV or Pole Cam role on natural history productions.

NA-RX100V housing come with two versions, one standard version and one Pro package version

  • P/N: 17418    NA-RX100V housing for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Digital Camera
  • P/N:17418P    NA-RX100V Pro Package (Inc. flexitray, right handle, two mounting balls, M14 vacuum valve, shutter extension)

 

Recommended Accessories for Standard NA-RX100V Housing

p/n Item Description
25624 M14 Vacuum Valve Enables vacuum check system, allowing for check of watertight integrity
83201 Wet Wide Angle 130 Deg Ultra Wide Angle Lens with ultra high image quality
81301 CMC Compact Macro Converter; add on lens that provides close focus macro with minimal distortion
25101 M67 Flip Diopter Holder Enables quick installation and removal of the CMC underwater by flipping lens in place or out of the way
71201 Easitray Simple tray with comfortable rubberized hand grips
71207 Flexitray Adjustable tray with comfortable rubberized hand grips
71209 Flexitray W Wider Flexitray, also allows for tripod use
71208 Right Handle Right handle for Easitray or Flexitray
71311 Ball for Easi/Flexitray 1? Mounting ball for either tray, allows mounting strobes/lights using Nauticam arms/clamps
36316 Compact Handstrap Comfortable handstrap for right side of housing
36323 Long Handstrap Longer version of handstrap for larger hands
25106 LCD Magnifier Enlarge the view of the LCD; easy to see in bright sun, and can adjust diopter
25131 LCD Magnifier Rails Allows installation of LCD Magnifier
25221 M10 ball Mount point for lighting hardware
25514 Ball adapter (Inon) Allows mounting of Inon strobe
various Arms/Clamps Nauticam mounting hardware
various Carbon fiber buoyancy arms Arm that provides extra buoyancy to offset heavy lights or strobes
26214 Fiber optic cable for Inon Strobe Allows fast, accurate automatic flash exposure (TTL) over fiber, with no sync cables to flood or corrode
26215 Fiber optic cable for Sea&Sea strobe Allows fast, accurate automatic flash exposure (TTL) over fiber, with no sync cables to flood or corrode
90135 Replacement O-Ring Field Replaceable Spare Part
  • Depth Rating 100m
  • Weight 0.85kg
  • Dimensions 150mm (W) × 101mm (H) × 109mm (D)
  • Port Opening N/A

Note: 'Housing only' option does not include trays, handles or mounts pictured.

Pro package includes:

  • flexitray
  • right handle
  • two strobe mounting balls
  • M14 vacuum-valve
  • shutter extension.