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Fantasea Line has announced the FP7100 underwater housing for the Nikon Coolpix P7100 high-end compact camera. Ergonomically designed and fully functional, the shock-resistant FP7100 housing features easy-to-use and clearly labelled controls and is depth rated to 60m. The housing is compatible with the complete FP7000 dedicated accessory line, including wide angle and macro lenses. Additional accessories include a variety of colour correction filters and lighting sets, which enable photographers to further enhance the quality of their images and videos.
Fantasea Press Release
Fantasea & Nikon present the ultimate UW compact camera set-
Nikon P7100 / Fantasea FP7100
Fantasea Line releases a new and stylish waterproof housing for the recently released Nikon Coolpix P7100 camera.
The FP7100 Housing, specially designed for the Coolpix P7100, meets the same high and professional standards of function, style and durability, as featured on the popular and successful FP7000 Housing. It is ergonomically designed, fully functional and features easy-to-use, clearly labeled controls.
This shock resistant housing protects your P7100 camera from all damaging elements including water, sand, dust, snow, ice and pollutants.
The FP7100 has been successfully depth tested to 80 meters and is certified to a maximum depth of 60 meters, which is well beyond the 40 meter dive limit for recreational divers.
The new Coolpix P7100 delivers amazing image quality, High Definition (HD) movies, enhanced menus navigation and high speed performance to create an appealing package for both professionals and enthusiasts.
Photographers will find that the Coolpix P7100, bundled together with the FP7100 Housing, provides a pleasurable and professional water sports photography experience. This system is capable of producing stunning results which can certainly compete with those produced by some of the DSLR systems out there.
The FP71000 Housing is compatible with the complete FP7000 dedicated accessory line, including wide angle and macro lenses. Additional accessories include a variety of color correction filters and lighting sets, which enable photographers to further enhance the quality of their images and videos.
Nikon Coolpix P7100 Advantages for Underwater Photography:
Enhanced responsiveness of the camera - including a short shutter lag, ultra fast start-up time, quick navigation through camera menus and functions, short RAW recording time and 1.2 fps shooting speed
Front dial for easier alteration of exposure values and quicker navigation through menus
AE lock in the movie mode for perfectly exposed videos
Large, bright and high res 3” LCD screen, which enables an easy and clear view even when the camera is accommodated inside a housing
Enhanced VR (vibration reduction) for videos and images taken in low light conditions, such as night dives, wrecks, caves, etc.
Enhanced AF (auto focus) speed which allows for perfectly focused and sharp videos
FP7100 Housing Advantages for Underwater Photography:
Depth rated to 60m/200 feet
Access to all camera controls and functions
Double O-ring seal
Special mount for lighting accessories
Removable double fiber optic cable connection
Removable flash diffuser
Easy and secure installation of camera
Labeled controls for comfortable operation
Removable anti-glare hood for the LCD screen
Compatible with a wide range of underwater photo accessories
Some of the footage taken with the FP7100 Housing during its first test dives can be watched on http://www.fantasea.com/FP7100Dive
The Nikon P7100 & Fantasea FP7100 camera & housing set is now available and can be purchased through any Fantasea authorized dealer.
Further information can be found on http://www.nikondive.com and www.fantasea.com