Marelux Canon EOS R5 MX-R5 Underwater Housing
Marelux housing is built from high grade aluminum alloy which provides durabily and can withstand even the toughest beating. Ergonomics is also top-notch, all camera controls are readily available at your fingertips and maintain a small footprint which makes it great to travel with. Buttons are clearly labeled. It is very easy as well to assemble and installing the camera to the housing is a breeze with its quick release plate. It also has a depth rating of 100m. Find out what we think of Marelux Underwater Housings.
Housing Locking System
The dual locking sytem design provides security and minimal effort to lock your housing. In addition, it has a special feature which prevents accidental unlocking but still very easy to open if you need to change your battery or memory card.
Port Locking Design
Secures your port and port extensions in place with one simple click with its built-in locking system.
Flash Trigger (not included)
This flash trigger converts the electronic signal from your camera into a optical signal which triggers your strobe. The flash trigger also has a very long battery life - 10,000 triggers with the (2) CR2032 batteries
The housing comes with a quick release camera plate which makes camera installation a breeze. Also, the plate locks in place to the housing and can be easily be installed and removed. Once in place, the camera is secure to the housing.
A Happy Bluewater Customer with the Marelux R5 Housing
- New 45 Megapixel Full-Frame CMOS Sensor and Digic X processor
- Canon's first 5 axis In-Body Image-Stabilization (IBIS) which works in conjunction with optical IS RF and EF lenses. Up to 8 stops of correction
- Improved Dual Pixel II Autofocus
- 5,940 AF points
- 100% of the sensor has AF coverage!
- ISO 100 - 51,200
- Animal eye AF detection (for birds, cats, and dogs) - we'll see if it works for fish!
- 12fps burst shooting with mechanical shutter
- 20 fps burst shooting with silent (electronic shutter)
- 180 shot RAW image buffer
- Dual card slots - 1x CFexpress and 1x SD UHS-II
- 8K video @ 30p, 10- bit 4:2:2 - using the full width of the sensor!
- Internal RAW and C-Log recording
- 4K oversampled video up to 120p, 10-bit 4:2:2
- 5.69 million dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
- Dimensions: 135.8 X 97.5 X 88mm
- Weight: 738 grams (with card and battery)
Canon EOS R5 Underwater Photo and Video Review
Canon EOS R5 Camera Review:
Learn more about the camera features and why we love it for underwater photography in our full Canon EOS R5 Camera Review.
Sample Underwater Images with the Canon EOS R5:
Spectacular resolution with the Canon EOS R5. Photo of a mosshead warbonnet captured with the Canon EOS R5 in an Ikelite housing, Canon 100 mm macro lens, dual Ikelite DS 161 strobes, Kraken +13 diopter, and Ikelite Canon TTL converter. f/16, 1/160, ISO 100
Photo of a yawning sculpin with the Canon EOS R5 in an Ikelite housing, Canon 100 mm macro lens, dual Ikelite DS 161 strobes, and Ikelite Canon TTL converter. f/8, 1/160, ISO 160
A moon jelly under the sun captured with the Canon EOS R5 in an Ikelite EOS R5 housing, Canon 8-15mm fisheye lens, dual Ikelite DS 161 strobes, and Ikelite Canon TTL converter. f/22, 1/160, ISO 100
Wolf Eel captured with the Canon EOS R5 in an Ikelite EOS R5 housing, Canon 8-15mm fisheye lens, dual Ikelite DS 161 strobes, and Ikelite Canon TTL converter. f/13, 1/60, ISO 500
Kelp Forest captured with the Canon EOS R5 in an Ikelite EOS R5 housing, Canon 8-15mm fisheye lens, dual Ikelite DS 161 strobes, and Ikelite Canon TTL converter. f/25, 1/6.3, ISO 250