Sony A6600 Underwater Housing Buyer's Guide

Buyers Guide for Sony a6600 Underwater Housing

SONY A6600 UNDERWATER HOUSINGS:

Nauticam Sony A6600 Underwater Housing

*Well Designed, Built to Last, Excellent Ergonomics*

The Nauticam Sony A6600 Underwater Housing is expected to live up to the name of Nauticam, which offers a top notch quality underwater housings. The housing is built from aircraft grade aluminum which makes it durable, robust, and built to last. Ergonomics is superb - buttons, dials and levers are readily available at your fingertips. The port system is easy to take on/off, and it supports the largest number of lenses.

 


Ikelite Sony a6400 underwater housing

Ikelite Sony A6600 Underwater Housing

*Lightweight & Compact, Made from Polycarbonate, Affordable*

The Ikelite Sony A6600 Underwater Housing is made from ABS-PC blend polycarbonate which makes it virtually corrosion free and lightweight. This is a great housing option when traveling and going on dive trips. It also provides all essential camera controls. Another great feature of the housing is its price point, it's very affordable. The housing works with Ikelite's wide assortment of dry lock micro ports for use with a wide assortment of E-mount lenses. The housing can be outfitted with a vacuum kit for an extra safe seal which provides peace of mind that the camera is safe inside the housing.

 

 


Fantasea A6100 Housing

Fantasea Sony A6600 Underwater Housing

*Affordable, Rugged & Durable, Excellent Ergonomics*

The Fantasea Sony A6600 Underwater Housing has been designed to be light weight, compact, and with excellent ergonomics. The housing offers a double O-ring seal. It includes their new Fantasea Hybrid Safety System which consists of a Vacuum Safety System and a moisture detector/alarm. This housing is compatible with a Fantasea flash trigger for quicker recycle times and the Fantasea bayonet system for easy underwater lens changes. It is one of the smallest mirrorless systems on the market - that's saying something for an APS-C sensor camera!

 

 


ABOUT THE CAMERA:

Full Sony A6600 Review | Purchase the Sony A6600 Camera

 

 

The Sony A6600 Camera is a latest flagship camera for the APC-S sensor cameras. Aside from being compact and small the camera is packed with tons of useful features for underwater and land application. If you are looking for a pro and semi-pro image quality at an affordable price, this one is for you.

Quick Specs:

  • 24.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 0.02 second autofocus acquisition – contrast-phase detect hybrid AF system
  • 425 phase detection AF points and 425 contrast detect AF points
  • Real-time autofocus tracking, including Real-time AF 
  • Animal Eye AF
  • Native ISO range of 100-32000
  • 1/160 sec sync speed with flash
  • 810 shot battery life with the new NP-FZ100 battery
  • 1.0 cm electronic viewfinder (limited underwater application)
  • 4K @30fps video, 1080p @ 60fps
  • HDR picture profiles for video
  • 5 axis in-body image-stabilization
  • Supports E-Mount lenses
  • Dimension: 2.75” X 4.75” X 2.75”
  • Weight: 503 grams

Sample Photo:

The Sony a6500 camera is the closest to the Sony a6600. In fact, the image quality on the Sony a6600 should be about the same. Until underwater housings come out for the Sony a6600, check out these sample image from the a6500. 

 

Humpback Whale by Mike Chiado. Sony A6500 with Nauticam Wet Wide Angle Lens
 
Seahorse Photo. Sony A6500, Leica 12-60mm lens, AOI UCL-09 wet macro lens.

 

THE NEXT STEPS AFTER YOU PICK YOUR HOUSING:


Nauticam Sony A6100 Underwater Housing

*Well Designed, Durable, Great Ergonomics*

The Nauticam Sony A6100 Underwater Housing is expected to live up to the name of Nauticam, which offers a top notch quality underwater housings. The housing is built from aircraft grade aluminum which makes it durable, robust, and built to last. Ergonomics is superb - buttons, dials and levers are readily available at your fingertips. The port system is easy to take on/off, and it supports the largest number of lenses.