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Sony NEX-7 Underwater Housing from Nauticam

Nauticam NA-NEX7 Underwater Housing

Here is the Nauticam underwater housing for the Sony Alpha NEX-7. The model number for the housing is NA-NEX7. The NA-NEX7 is an hard annodized aluminum and abrasion resistant polycarbonate armor for your NEX-7. It is rated for 100 meters deep and features a moisture alarm just in case. The NA-NEX7 takes advantage of the TTL hotshoe on the NEX-7 as well as the EVF. It provides access to all controls including the Tri-Navi dials.

NA-NEX7 Zoom Knob (top right) works with 18-55mm Lens
NA-NEX7 Rear Control Panel
NEX-7 with Nikonos Underwater Lens
NA-NEX7 Housing with 45 Degree Viewfinder
Nauticam NEX-7 Underwater Photo SamplesHere is a smugmug gallery of underwater shots from the NEX-7 with a Nikonos 15mm lens and the Sony 30mm Macro Lens.

Size Comparison from Deepshots.Co.UKHere's says conclusion on their NA-NEX7 underwater housing review:
Conclusion: The Sony NEX-7 with the Nauticam NA-NEX7 housing is the ultimate compact camera packa…

Underwater NEX-5 Photos by Scott Evans using a Nauticam Housing

Here are some great photos by Scott Evans using the NEX-5. He has taken his NEX-5 to the waters of the Red Sea and Gibraltar protected by the Nauticam NA-NEX5 underwater housing.

Here is a video of the Nauticam NA-NEX5 housing in action.

Sony NEX-5 with Nauticam Underwater Housing Video

Don't worry NEX-5N users, there is an NA-NEX5N underwater housing.

Nauticam Housing for the NEX-5N

Check out more of Scott Evans' NEX-5 photos at

More info about the underwater housing at Nauticam USA.

Thanks Steve!

Sony NEX-5 and Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands by thkhoo with the NEX-5
Check out these great NEX-5 photos by Teng Huang Koo from the Galapagos Islands. The images were produced using the following lenses:
Sony 18-55mm OSSSony 16mm f/2.8 Pancake with VCL-ECF1 Fisheye ConverterVoigtlander 12mm Ultra Wide HeliarVoigtlander 50mm f/1.1 NoktonLeica 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit

NEX-5 Photos by thkhoo
Here is the underwater camera setup:
Sony Alpha NEX-5Sony 10mm fisheye (VCLECF1)Nauticam NA-NEX5 housingNauticam 4.33" dome portNauticam tray and handles2x Sea & Sea YS-110a strobesUniversal arms and jointsLight & Motion SOLA600 focus light2x universal float arms

The images demonstrate the NEX system's versatility and in the right hands it's capability to capture beautiful pictures.

See more NEX-5 shots at thkhoo's flickr gallery.

Sony NEX-3 Underwater Housing from Acquapazza Coming Soon

First Sony NEX-3 Underwater Housing by AcquapazzaThe first underwater housing for the Sony NEX-3 is coming closer to reality. Acquapazza just posted videos taken with the NEX-3 and the APSO-NEX3 underwater housing. The housing will be good for depths down to 160 ft (50 m). We can't find actual images of the housing yet. Pricing is also unknown. You can check out more details from the Acquapazza website.

All we can do for now is enjoy the videos from the NEX-3 and the Acquapazzo APSO-NEX underwater housing.

Sony NEX-5 Underwater Video with Dicapac Case

Here's the video from Ant where he used the Sony NEX-5 in the Dicapac WP-H10 Waterproof Case while snorkling. Check out the size of the WP-H10 compared to the NEX in our previous post.

Sony NEX-5 with Dicapac Waterproof Case

Ant sent us this capture of an AVCHD video made with the Sony NEX-5. The NEX was protected from the salt water with an inexpensive Dicapac WP-H10 waterproof case. Ant was on his honeymoon at the time as well. Congratulations to the Mr. and Mrs. Ant.

Sony NEX-5 18-55mm OSS in Dicapac WP-H10

Sony NEX-5 Seatool Underwater Waterproof Housing

Underwater photo taken with NEX-5 and 18-55mm OSS Zoom + Close-up Lens in a Seatool Underwater Housing
Here is another high end underwater housing for the Sony NEX-5. Similar to the Nauticam housing, the Seatool is carved out of aluminum to ensure it can protect the NEX-5 to depths of 60 meters (196.9 feet) underwater. The Seatool housing has options to use either the 16mm pancake lens or the 18-55 OSS E-mount lenses. It uses fiber optics to trigger external flashes with the included Sony NEX flash.

Seatool Underwater Housing for NEX-5 with 16mm Pancake. Flash diffuser available.

Seatool Underwater Housing for NEX-5 with 18-55 OSS Zoom Lens. Flash diffuser available.

Seatool offers multiple color options.

Size comparison NEX-5 vs Canon 550d/T2i Underwater Housing

More underwater shots from the NEX-5 and 18-55mm Zoom.

Check out Seatool for more information on the NEX-5 underwater housing.

NEX-5 Nauticam Underwater Housing

with the Nauticam Fisheye DomeHere are the renderings of the Nauticam underwater housing for the Sony NEX-5, Nauticam part number NA-NEX5. Their housings are usually rated for 75 to 100 meters (246.1 to 328.1 feet) underwater - the rating for the NA-NEX5 is not published as of yet. The price is also unknown.

Key features of the Sony NEX-5 Nauticam Underwater housing:
• Reliable and rapid port release locking system
• Double safety secured housing lock
• Flash on/off control
• Camera tray allows easy removal of battery and memory card
• Super sensitivity shutter release
• Rocker switch for play and movie control
• Removable optical fibre mounting plate for flexible lighting choices
• Strobe mounting thread on housing providing steady mounting choices
• Focus light cold shoe on top of housing is available
• Rail holder is built providing option for monitoring hood and magnifier
• Wide range of lens port choicesFront view of the Nauticam Sony NEX-5 Underwater Housing
Rear view of the Nauticam Sony …