Nauticam has announced the NA-NEX7 housing for the line mirror-less interchangeable lens camera from Sony, the Sony Alpha NEX-7. The NA-NEX7 housing allows users get image quality rivaling any DSLR in a housing that is incredibly small and light. It also offers a fine control over all camera settings. In addition, the NA-NEX7 housing supports all of the new controls on the NEX-7 camera, including the triple command wheels. It also comes with an optical correction features for the excellent electronic viewfinder (EVF) which allows users dial in critical focus.
The NA-NEX7 housing has water resistant up to 100m and has measures Approx. 183mm x 133mm x 81mm with weight Approx. 0.88 kg (1.9 lbs.). It will be on sale in USA with Retail Price: $1850 and estimated shipping date: January 15, 2012. For more information please visit the Nauticam USA website.
The housing offers an angles up at approximately 15º for easier viewing images on the tilting LCD display. While the NA-NEX7 Housing also allows users to capture silhouette images by provides a clever single lever to controlling the popup flash and disables it when shooting the silhouette images. It also offers a fiber optic flash that supported by optionally, electronic sync cord flash.
Featuring the same Nauticam patented locking port release system as in the NEX-5, the NA-NEX7 Housing allows easy and secure port changes. Ports can be used by the major useful underwater lenses such as Sony 18-55mm, 16m pancake, 16mm pancake + FE adapter, and the 16mm pancake + WA adapter, and the new Sony 30mm macro lens.