Olympus PT-EP01 PEN Underwater Housing for Olympus E-PL1
The PT-EP01 underwater case has been especially customized for one camera of the PEN family, the E-PL1. It is the worlds first waterproof housing for a Micro Four Thirds camera.
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Overview / Product Description
The PT-EP01 underwater case has been especially customized for one camera of the PEN family, the E-PL1. It is the world's first waterproof housing for a Micro Four Thirds camera.
The extreme light weight PT-EP01 (only approximately 2.4lbs/1.1kg, just half as much as the PT-E06) is waterproof up to a water pressure equivalent to a depth of 130 feet/40 meters. As a genuine advantage to the underwater photographer, you can make use of the Live View function on the one hand, but it is also possible to attach the electronic Viewfinder to the E-PL1 and use it underwater.
Additionally the PT-EP01 has a small, but very important feature at the backside cover. The back is semitransparent and has a further monitoring window just below the LCD window, which allows you to detect any water leakage before having serious material damage.
The PT-EP01 has a fix lens port and supports the use of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 and the M.Zuiko Digital ED 9-18mm 1:4.0-5.6.
Besides the possible flash connection the PT-EP01 offers the use of a macro lens adapter (PMLA-EP01) to attach the macro lens (PTMC-01) for special macro photography. The high quality underwater photography is additionally strengthened through the underwater macro and underwater wide shooting modes of the E-PL1.