Nauticam Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Underwater Housing
Nauticam is offering an underwater housing for the much awaited new flagship camera of Olympus, OM-D E-M1 Mark II. The camera features is truly remarkable and comparable with dslr camera. The underwater housing is small and compact but Nauticam still maintains its great ergonomic design.
OM-D E-M1 Mark II Review
Nauticam NA-EM1 II Housing Key Features:
- Integrated Vacuum Monitoring and Leak Detection - Circuitry included as standard equipment provides constant monitoring of water tight integrity when combined with an optional Nauticam M14 Vacuum Valve (PN 25624). Green means safe to dive!
- Port Locking Lever - The iconic Nauticam port locking lever allows effortless port changes. No twisting required, just press and lock. This is a patented Nauticam feature, found on no other housing, providing unmatched ease of use!
- Extensive Accessory Lineup - The range of Nauticam accessories is unmatched, with multiple accessories available to customize the system to individual needs. A variety of lens ports support all popular lenses. Accessory lenses, like the revolutionary Compact Macro Converter (PN 81301) and Wet Wide Lens (PN 83201), attached with an easy to use bayonet system.
- Locking Mounting Tray - A cam lever system securely locks the camera in place, providing strength and precise positioning even when a heavy lens is mounted. The camera, with lens and zoom gear mounted, simply sides into place.
- Integrated Handles with Stainless Steel Support Brackets - Rubberized handles and oversized controls are easy to operate even when wearing thick cold water gloves. Handle support brackets are included with the housing, providing a solid "wobble free" attachment base to shoot from, even with heavy lighting systems. Multiple lanyard attachment points are included in the brackets.
- Rubberized Zoom/Focus Knob - A large, rubberized zoom and focus control knob provides easy lens control with excellent tactile feel. The knob disengages, providing more working space for quick lens changes.
- Port Mounted Vacuum Reset Button - A blue push button in the port mount allows the vacuum system to be reset, and recalibrate when changing lenses!
Read about the best micro-four thirds lenses for underwater
- Panasonic 8mm fisheye lens (widest option, best price), behind a 4-inch dome
- Panasonic 7-14mm F4 lens, behind a 6-inch dome
- Best for overall wide angle, sharks, pelagics, large subjects and over / under shots
- Olympus 7-14mm F2.8 lens cost more, and needs an additional port adapter, but is one stop brighter and has exceptional image quality
- Olympus 9-18mm lens, behind a small semi-dome port
- Less expensive than the Pan 7-14, great for wide angle, large pelagics
- For video - Panasonic 7-14mm, Olympus 7-14mm F2.8 or Panasonic 12-35mm lens
- Mid-range - Olympus 12-40mm or Olympus 12-50mm lenses
- Use Nauticam's specialized zoom gear with the 12-50mm for a multipurpose zoom + macro lens.
- Macro - Olympus 60mm macro lens, (our choice), or Panasonic 45mm macro lens
- Nauticam Vacuum Valve
- Nauticam 45 Degree Mirrorless Viewfinder
- Nauticam 180 Degree Mirrorless Viewfinder
- Nauticam Compact Macro Converter CMC-2
- Nauticam Compact Macro Converter CMC-1
- Nauticam Wet Wide Lens WWL-1 130°
- Nauticam Mini Flash Trigger for Olympus
- Nauticam Flip Diopter Holder for M67 Macro Port
- Nauticam Double Flip Diopter Holder for M67 Macro Port
- Nauticam Housing O-Ring
- N85 Port O-Ring
* Call the Bluewater Photo staff for detailed questions about which lenses are best for you
Nauticam Port Choices
- Wide-angle lenses will use a dome port.
- Mid-range and macro lenses will use a flat port, although the Olympus 12-40mm F2.8 lens must be used behind a larger 6-inch dome port.
- Zen also has a new glass 7-inch dome which is great for over/under shots (split shots) with the 7-14mm , 9-18mm lens, or Panasonic 12-35mm lens
* Call the Bluewater Photo staff to find out which ports are right for you.
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