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Inon Announces Lens Mount for GoPro HERO5
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, July 13, 2017 @ 10:00 AM (EST)

Inon has announced the SD Front Mask, an updated version of its lens mount/arm adapter for the GoPro HERO5, which allows users of the action camera to make use of Inon’s attachment lenses and an extensive range of adapters and arms to create their own rigs.

The SD Front Mask is compatible with the UFL-G140 SD semi-fisheye conversion lens and the UCL-G165 SD wide close-up lens.

For more details, see the press release below.
 



PRESS RELEASE

SD Front Mask for HERO5

INON INC. is pleased to announce official release of SD Front Mask for HERO5 on July 15, 2017. to attach INON SD Mount series attachment lens, arm etc. on the optional genuine dive housing [Super Suits] for GoPro®HERO5.

  • SD Front Mask for HERO5
    -- Release date: July 15, 2017
    -- JAN Code: 456212143 845 3

SD Front Mask for HERO5, packaged Mount Adapter for SD Front Mask and GoPro® Male Adapter
 

Left: SD Front Mask for HERO5 installed on the Dive housing / HERO5 BLACK
Right: SD Front Mask for HERO5

 

Rear view of the Dive housing / HERO5 BLACK installed with the SD Front Mask for HERO5
 

SD Front Mask for HERO5 Features

  • Specifically designed for the genuine GoPro®Dive housing for HERO5 BLACK.
  • Easy to install to snap on the front of the housing and fix with a thumbscrew.
  • Equipped with INON “SD Mount” bayonet system with locking feature to support easy and speedy exchange as well as reliable installation of compatible SD Mount lenses. Of course the SD Front Mask for HERO5 is usable without any attachment lens (*1)
  • INONDirect Base III, Z Joint or Z Adapter MV can be attached on the bottom of the SD Front Mask for HERO5.
  • Installing packaged Male Adapter (GoPro®) on the bottom of this product utilizes your GoPro® compatible accessories.
  • Packaged Mount Adapter for SD Front Mask enables to add the optional INON D Holderon the left side of the bottom of this product.
  • The Mount Adapteris equipped with a tripod screw hole (1/4”) to attach the SD Front Mask for HERO5 on a tripod or monopod.

SD Front Mask for HERO5 specifications
- Size (including protruded parts): Width: 67.9mm (2.7in), Height: 82.3mm (3.2in), Depth: 39mm (1.5in)
- Weight: Air: 40g(1.4oz), Underwater: approx. 15g (0.5oz)
- Material/surface finishing: Polycarbonate, POM etc.


Compatible Lens

  • UFL-G140 SD Underwater Semi-fisheye Conversion Lens (*2)(*4)
    -- Available in the market
    -- JAN code: 456212143 773 9
  • UCL-G165 SD Underwater Wide Close-up Lens (*3)(*4)
    -- Available in the market
    -- JAN code: 456212143 772 2

Left: UFL-G140 SDinstalled on theSD Front Mask for HERO5
Right: UCL-G165 SD installed on theSD Front Mask for HERO5

 

(*1) When using on land, set FOV mode other than Wide or use without this product to prevent vignetting observed mainly in ultra wide mode even without an attachment lens. (No vignetting underwater)

(*2) This lens is designed only for underwater use. (When using on land, distant subject is not in focus and angle of view is not as wide as rated)

(*3) This lens is designed only for underwater use. (When using on land with FOV setting “WIDE”, vignetting will be observed)

(*4) Not usable for “SuperView™ mode” as this mode adds software-based deformation effect enhancing more aberrations when using an attachment lens.

Front / Back / Bottom of the SD Front Mask for HERO5
 

Combination example with Direct Base III, Z Joint, Z Adapter MV, Male Adapter (packaged), and Mount Adapter (packaged) (from left)
 

Set-up Example

  • GoPro®HERO5 BLACK, genuine dive housing
  • SD Front Mask for HERO5
  • UFL-G140 SD
  • Direct Base III
  • Clamp III
  • Carbon Telescopic Arm S

  • GoPro®HERO5 BLACK, genuine dive housing
  • SD Front Mask for HERO5 + Mount Adapter (packaged)
  • UCL-G165 SD
  • D Holder

  • GoPro®HERO5 BLACK, genuine dive housing
  • SD Front Mask for HERO5 + Mount Adapter (packaged)
  • UFL-G140 SD
  • Grip Base D4
  • D Holder

  • GoPro® HERO5 BLACK, genuine dive housing
  • SD Front Mask for HERO5 + Mount Adapter (packaged)
  • UFL-G140 SD
  • D Holder
  • Direct Base YS RT
  • Single Light Holder LF
  • LF3100-EW (*upcoming product)

  • GoPro® HERO5 BLACK, genuine dive housing
  • SD Front Mask for HERO5
  • UFL-G140 SD
  • Z Joint
  • Direct Base YS RT
  • Weight Plate (Screw)
  • Diving weight

  • GoPro® HERO5 BLACK, genuine dive housing
  • SD Front Mask for HERO5
  • UFL-G140 SD
  • Z Joint
  • Shoe Base
  • Olympus PT-EP14, 60mm Macro Set

  • GoPro® HERO5 BLACK, genuine dive housing
  • SD Front Mask for HERO5
  • UFL-G140 SD
  • Float Arm S x 2
  • Stick Arm M x 2
  • Clamp III x 4
  • M6 Joint x 2
  • Direct Base YS RT x 2
  • Single Light Holder LF
  • LF3100-EW (*upcoming product)


Relevant Information on INON Website


*GOPRO, HERO, SuperView are trademarks or registered trademarks of GoPro, Inc.

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