Ikelite 200DL Underwater Housing for Nikon Z8 Mirrorless Camera
Ikelite has a reputation to produce high quality underwater camera housings, and the Ikelite Nikon Z8 Housing lives up to the name. The housing is small, compact and lightweight which makes it great to bring when going on dive trips. It is also built from ABS-PC material which provides strength and requires minimal maintenance. The housing also has great ergonomics. Button and lever location has been well thought off to make your shooting experience wonderful even when wearing thick gloves.
Unlock the full potential of your underwater photography with the cutting-edge Ikelite Nikon Z8 underwater housing. The Nikon Z8 is a game-changer among mirrorless cameras, and now you can take it to new depths with this top-notch housing.
Designed to enhance your diving experience, the Ikelite 200DL Underwater Housing is a masterful blend of lightweight strength, unwavering reliability, and easy field serviceability. Crafted with precision, this housing allows you to capture breathtaking shots while providing clear visibility of both your camera and the o-ring system.
Experience the quality that comes with products proudly made in the USA. We stand behind our gear, and our dedicated team of customer service professionals, who are avid divers themselves, ensures that you receive unparalleled support.
To take your underwater adventures to the next level, consider adding the optional USB-C Charging & Data Transfer Bulkhead. With this convenient feature, you can keep diving throughout the week without the need to repeatedly open and close your housing.
Discover the extraordinary capabilities of the Ikelite Nikon Z8 underwater housing and embark on a photographic journey like never before. Capture stunning underwater moments with confidence and ease.
- Lens Port - The housing uses the DryLock Port System of Ikelite which offers wide variety of lens compatibilty and it is very light yet durable. See the Ikelite Port Charts for your required ports.
- Vacuum Testing - The Ikelite Z8 Underwater Housing comes with a pre-installed vacuum valve which allows you to draw out air from the housing using the Ikelite Pump with Gauge and check for leaks. This gives you the peace of mind while underwater that your camera is safe.
- Accessory Ports - The housing comes with an M16 & M24 accessory port for attachments such as HDMI monitors.
- TTL Exposure - It also supports the Ikelite DL2 DS Link Sony TTL Converter ST1 Hotshoe Kit for a fast and reliable shooting.
- Ergonomics - The housing has excellent ergonomics. The buttons, levers and dials are strategically positioned for easy access.
The Nikon Z8 Mirrorless Camera
The Nikon Z8 Mirrorless Digital Camera sets new standards in the world of hybrid cameras, combining cutting-edge technology with a compact and lightweight design. Unlocking a world of possibilities for both video and still photography, this remarkable camera delivers unparalleled performance.
Built on the foundation of the esteemed flagship model, the Z8 inherits the exceptional sensor, processing power, and autofocus capabilities. However, it goes beyond expectations with a redesigned body that prioritizes convenience, making it ideal for gimbal use, event shooting, and handheld applications. Its streamlined and lightweight structure empowers photographers to capture stunning moments with ease.
At the heart of the Z8 lies a groundbreaking 45.7MP Stacked BSI CMOS Sensor. This powerful sensor offers remarkable resolution, rapid readout speeds, exceptional clarity, and remarkably low noise levels. Leveraging the stacked design and the advanced EXPEED 7 processing engine, the Z8 achieves speeds up to 10 times faster than its predecessor, the Z7 II. Its impressive burst rates, expansive buffer capacity, and fluid video performance redefine the boundaries of creativity.
With the Nikon Z8, you can immortalize breathtaking stills in glorious 45.7 megapixels. Experience burst speeds of up to 120 frames per second, allowing you to capture every intricate detail. Seamlessly transitioning to video, the Z8 unlocks the potential for internal 8K60 video and 4K120 recording. Choose between 12-bit N-RAW for enhanced depth and detail in a compact file size, 12-bit ProRes RAW HQ for professional-grade editing, or 10-bit ProRes 422 HQ for industry-standard quality that can be effortlessly edited on your laptop.
Moreover, the Z8 empowers you to enhance the allure of your portraits. Benefit from its cutting-edge technology, which applies a subtle skin-softening effect while preserving the sharpness of the eyes and hair. Take control of hues and brightness, and let the improved auto white balance elevate the overall quality of your images.
Never miss a moment, regardless of how fast or elusive your subjects may be. Thanks to the Z8's deep learning technology, subject detection becomes a breeze. Track small and agile subjects instantly, even when they are in flight. The camera's 3D tracking, coupled with subject tracking, ensures that you can effortlessly lock onto fast-moving subjects, whether they are approaching or receding. From people to dogs, birds to airplanes, motorbikes to vehicles, bicycles to trains—the possibilities are endless.
Nikon Z8 Key Specifications
- 45.7 megapixel full-frame stacked BSI CMOS Sensor
- 20 fps (RAW) - 120 fps (11 mp jpeg) burst shooting
- Updated AF system with 3D tracking on par with other flagship models
- AF detection down to -9 EV
- ISO range of 64 - 25600
- Flash sync speed - 1/200 sec
- 5-axis in body image stabilization
- UHS-II SD, CFexpress (type B) and XQD memory compatible (dual card slots)
- 8K/60p video recording and 4K/120p recording
- N-Log picture profiles and N-RAW (12-bit) recording
- 3.69 million dot EVF
- Weight: 910 g
- Size: 5.7 inches x 4.7 inches x 3.3 inches
The Nikon Z8 is proving to be a game changer for the Nikon line-up. Read more about our initial thoughts and review of the Nikon Z8 mirrorless camera.
We took the Nikon Z8 for a trip to Cozumel where we gained some valuable insights, and based on this we have put together in in-depth review of the Nikon Z8 underwater, as well as the best underwater settings for the Nikon Z8.
Sample underwater images taken with the Nikon Z8 in the Ikelite 200DL underwater housing
Nikon Z8 Sample underwater footage from the Caribbean
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- Nikon Z8 Underwater Housings
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- Underwater Photography Equipment
- Best Underwater Strobes
- Depth Rating: 200 ft (60m)
- Slightly negative buoyancy in fresh water
- Weight: 2.6 lb (1180g)
- Dimension: 6.8 x 5 x 5.4" (173 x 127 x 137 mm)
- Ikelite Nikon Z8 Housing
- Rear O-ring # 0132.61 (installed)
- Front O-ring # 0132.45 (installed)
- Zoom Gear Retainer # 75900 (installed)
- Port Hole Cover # 0200.92 (installed)
- Waterproof Bulkhead Cap # 9104.7 (installed)
- Base with Left-Hand Quick Release Handle # 4077.67 (installed)
- Tool for Zoom Gear Retainer # 0945.06
- .050" Hex Key # 0945.11
- 1/16" Hex Key # 0945.16
- Silicone Lubricant 1cc tube