Sony RX100 VII Underwater Housing Buyer's Guide
SONY RX100 VII UNDERWATER HOUSINGS:
Fantasea Sony RX100 VII Underwater Housing
*Great Performance with Fantastic Value*
The Fantasea RX100 VII Underwater Housing is a rugged, stylish and lightweight underwater housing which is made from polycarbonate material. It is packed with lots of features with full camera functionality available at your fingertips. The housing uses a double o-ring seal system, and includes a leak detector and audible moisture alarm which provides extra peace of mind. The controls such as knobs, dials and buttons matches the camera's layout, ensuring access to camera controls. It does limit the camera lens to 24-66mm. But the port is built with a 67mm thread, and it functions well with a number of wet lenses.
Ikelite Sony RX100 VII Underwater Housing
*Quality Construction, Compact Design, Made in USA*
The Ikelite Housing for Sony RX100 VII is built from the polycarbonate blend material that makes the housing lighter yet stronger which makes it great to travel with. It has a clear backplate makes the camera and o-ring visible for checking and troubleshooting easier. In addition, the housing offers interchangable ports to accomodate camera's lens and allows you to plan your dive whether to shoot macro or wide. It also offers fiber optic ports that can be used to fire strobes, and supports an optional vacuum check system.
Nauticam NA-RX100VII Underwater Housing
*Machined Aluminum, Superb Designed, Great Ergonomics*
The Nauticam NA-RX100VII Underwater Housing has been well designed - expertly crafted aluminum housing which makes it robust, durable and built to last. Ergonomics is excellent, all controls optomized to be within reach of your fingers. It is compatible with a wide range of useful accessories, including the vacuum check with internal indicator light in case the vacuum is lost, and a bayonet adapter option for wet lenses (such as the Nauticam Super Macro Converters). It utilizes the N50 interchangeable ports so you can attach both macro and wide angle wet lenses depending on the dive and your photography goals. It also supports an external video monitor via a bulkhead.
Check out the all in one Nauticam RX100 VII Pro Package. This includes the housing, dual handle flexitray with ball mounts, and vacuum bulkhead with the pump kit.
ABOUT THE CAMERA:
The Sony RX100 VII Camera is the creme de la creme of compact cameras. It is packed with tons of great features and improvements from its predecessor, RX100 VI. New technologies have been integrated to the camera which is similar to its cousins - A9, A6400, and A7R IV. The improved autofocus tracking system, including animal eye autofocus makes the Sony RX100 VII a top choice for compact camera underwater photographers. You won’t find more useful technology for photographing fish and other underwater creatures on any other compact camera. Other upgrades include burst shooting without blackout (great for photographing quick critters like dolphins and schools of fish) and improved low light capability with a lower native ISO.
- 1 inch 20.1 MP stacked CMOS sensor
- Updated sensor and BIONZ X processor
- Built-in 24-200mm (equivalent) f/2.8-4.5 zoom lens
- 357 phase detection and 425 contrast detection autofocus points
- Lightning quick AF acquisition speed of 0.02 seconds.
- Improved autofocus tracking including Animal Eye AF tracking – for photo and video
- 20fps burst mode without blackout - 90fps burst mode for 7 frames
- Unlimited 4K recording time
- Active SteadyShot (electronic image stabilization) mode for shooting video
- Timelapse with interval shooting
- S-LOG2, S-Log3, and HLG picture profiles
- Pop-up EVF (2.36 million dots)
- No more built-in ND filter
- Tilting touch screen LCD
- Wifi and Bluetooth capability