Fantasea F400D Canon 400D Underwater Housing
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The Fantasea F400D is a new underwater housing for the Canon EOS 400D (Rebel XTi) DSLR camera. The F400D’s interchangeable port system accommodates a wide variety of SLR lenses and is rated to a depth of 200 feet (60m). The suggested retail price of the F400D is $1099 US.
Fantasea Line Press Release
Fantasea Line Releases the F400D Housing Canon EOS 400D (Rebel XTi) Digital Camera
Fantasea Line, distributor of the world’s most popular and affordable underwater photographic products, announces the release of the F400D waterproof camera housing dedicated exclusively to the Canon Digital 400D. Together, the F400D housing and the 400D camera offer an excellent combination of advanced underwater digital photography at an affordable price. The F400D’ s interchangeable port system accommodates a wide variety of SLR lenses, allowing photographers to capture the widest variety of superior underwater images.
The Fantasea F400D is more than just an underwater camera housing since it provides protection for the Canon 400D against damage from rain, snow, dust, sand and dirt. It is a valuable tool for many commercial, industrial, and medical applications, because it is resistant to most liquids and sprays.
The F400D housing is rated to a depth of 200 feet (60m). The main seal between front and back halves is a radial o-ring. The lens port attaches with a double o-ring seal for double protection. The camera “slides” into the F400D housing on a specially designed tray. Once inside the housing the stainless steel latching buckles on the back door are snapped shut, sealing the system with a sound watertight seal. The housing controls are made from stainless steel shafts and springs and are sealed by double O-rings. The control knobs and buttons are made of sturdy molded polycarbonate. The F400D flash sync port is a six-pin type TTL connector.
Overall Size: 200 x 300 x 230 mm [LxWxH]
Total Weight: Approximately 2.6 Kg for the housing only
Buoyancy with camera: Approximately neutral in salt water
Among the key features and controls for the F400D housing:
* Manual Zoom
* Shutter Release
* Mode Control
* LCD Display On/Off
* Drive Mode
* Aperture / Exposure Compensation Control
* Flash Sync Port
* AF Point Selection
* Playback control
* Set Control
* Four Way Multi-Control
* Command Dial for Shutter Speed and Aperture changes
The suggested retail price of the F400D: US $1099
That includes standard port (18-55 mm zoom lens) and pre-paid flood insurance policy from D.E.P.P. for one year.