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Amphibico Phenom Z7LE For Sony HVR-Z7U
By Jason Heller, May 30, 2008 @ 02:00 AM (EST)

Amphibico is proud to announce the new and upcoming Phenom Z7LE for the Sony HVR-Z7U HDV camcorder. The stand alone housing with no port will be introduced at the incredible low price of $4795CAN. The user can than choose the type of port he feels will suite his needs. There are 3 port options, the standard Dome which keeps the same FOV (field of view) as the camcorder underwater and still giving full zoom-through capability. The flat port for those who in most part do macro filming, it can become a great back-up lens as well. Than we have the 94° full zoom-through high definition wide angle port, a multi-purpose lens which can be used for ultra wide shooting and can zoom in to 12”/30cm for good macro…

The “NEW” Phenom Z7LE for the Sony HVR-Z7U is an electronic and mechanical combined housing which gives a complete control of your camcorder while filming your underwater scenes. Given the proven track record in the reliability of the present Phenom FXZ1 we have added the new full 2 year Amphibico warranty.

Amphibico’s development team has excelled to a new level by accessing from the housing, all the important features such as White Balance, Gain, Shutter Speed, Iris and manual focus. Most of those who are familiar with Amphibico’s products will know that the housing construction quality and reliability is still the highest you could find in the industry. That is why Amphibico once again, is leading the way of technology and performance with underwater imaging.

Housing Features
 Designed for professional underwater use
• 14 Electronic push button controls to access over 25 functions
• 3 Mechanical push button controls
• Proportional Manual Focus
• Proportional Manual Zoom
• Manual White Balance
• Manual Iris
• Manual Gain
• Manual Shutter Speed
• Power On/Off
• VCR Mode (Play, Rewind, F-Forward, Stop, Pause)
• Index Markers
• Menu Control Panel
• Sensitive Dual Hydrophones
• Water sensor alarm
• Tally light flashes green while filming
• 2.5X magnified viewfinder w/adjustable dioptric control
• Bayonet Mounted Lens System
• 3 Auxiliary ports
• Single Flip filter Arm with Blue water color correction filter
• Two Year Standard Full Warranty

Ampibi-Grip hand Controls
• Proportional Manual Focus Wheel
• Video Lights on/off - for left and right light arms
• Review
• Screen Display
• Index Markers
• Record/Standby
• Wide-Angle/Telephoto
• Proportional variable zoom
• Manual/Momentary Auto Focus
• VCR functions

The Housing will sell without ports and usually shipped in a carton box with the following standard accessories, Spare O-ring Kit, carry handle & manual.

VHPHZ007 Retail cost $4795.00CAD

Available port selection:
OAFP0001 Flat Port Assembly MSRP $495CAD
OADP0001 Standard Dome Port Assembly MSRP $695CAD
OAWA0094 94 Degree Wide Angle Lens Assembly MSRP $2900CAD

Optional Carry Case
ACCX0202 Custom Carry Case with Wheels MSRP $425CAD

Optional Monitors
ACFM0350 3.5” SD external monitor MSRP $695US
ACHD043 4.3” HD 16:9 external monitor MSRP $2025CAD

Optional Lights & Light Kits
VLDL0010 10 Watt HID light and Arm MSRP $995CAD
ALKT002B 2 x 35/50 Watt Discovery II arc light Kit MSRP $6000CAD
ALKT001B 1 x 35/50 Watt Discovery II arc light Kit MSRP $4100CAD

NOTE: Pkg/complete kit systems at preferred pricing is available, Please contact us for further details.

Amphibico offers the best performance, value and quality which no other housing manufacturer can presently match!!

ESTIMATED DELIVERY DATE END OF JULY 08

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