Aquatica Canon T2i Housing with 1 Nikonos & 1 Fiber Optic bulkhead
Big features in a small package!<BR><br>The Arrival of the Canon T2i / 550 announced a new era in entry level DSLR, loaded with features usually found on much higher end cameras. This new Canon Camera offers a compact and light design that is ideally suited for the shooter on the move. The Aquatica T2i housing will give you unparalleled access to the camera operations and every effort has been made to bring the controls and buttons within easy reach of even the smallest hand.
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Big features in a small package!
The Arrival of the Canon T2i / 550 announced a new era in entry level DSLR, loaded with features usually found on much higher end cameras. This new Canon Camera offers a compact and light design that is ideally suited for the shooter on the move. The Aquatica T2i housing will give you unparalleled access to the camera operations and every effort has been made to bring the controls and buttons within easy reach of even the smallest hand.
Made of High Grade aluminum, machined on a state of the art five axis computerized machine that allowed us to move away from the traditionally boxy housing offered on the market these days. Every housing is hand polished, inspected and treated to a stringent anodizing process before being coated with a highly protective powder coated paint. Every single Aquatica Housing is handcrafted, using an actual camera at every step of the way, ensuring that the controls will work flawlessly on that once in a life time dive travel. Shifting between flash and ambient light photography is as easy as flipping the provided lever to close the internal flash, and pressing the flash up button when you want to go back to flash photography. A pair of time proven locking latches are provided as they have on all our housing since the very beginning of the company. The same goes for the lens release which has been parts of our housing features since the early models. This lever is now retractable and will allow the user to pull the camera out with the lens and zoom/focus gear attached to it. Swapping cards, battery or lens even on a small dive boat is a simple and expedient affair. One can only underline the necessity to minimize exposure of the camera in such a wet environment.
Critical controls positioning such as exposure control and the now so important ISO function when shooting video have all been considered with care. Aquatica is well aware, due to the rugged Canadian climate, that underwater photographic housing are not meant only for tropical destination, thus, Aquatica have made sure that the controls knobs have all been over-sized and positioned in an uncluttered fashion, so operating the housing in cold water condition becomes that much easier for glove equipped photographer.
Standard operating depth is the usual 300ft/90m associated with our housing since 1982 and upgrading to 425ft/130m is as readily available as just asking for it.
The Aquatica T2i / 550D is ready to accept their acclaimed Aqua View, replacing the viewfinder is a matter of seconds. Bright, streamlined, built in eye relief correction, an unblocked view of the rear LCD are but a few things that has made it the reference in the industry since its introduction.
The housing is supplied with your choice of strobes connectors, Nikonos, Ikelite, S6 and Optical connectors, the later do not requires exotic type of cords and have adapter supplied for both Sea & Sea style and Inon straight ended cords to take advantage of just plain off the shelves cords.
Lightweight and compact comes to mind when seeing and operating this housing, with air transport regulation forcing the diver to streamline is equipment more and more, The Canon T2i / 550D camera with its Aquatica housings delivers a package of such unparalleled quality and potential for the price that is sure to attract attention in the realms of underwater photography.