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Ikelite Announces Housing for the Fujifilm X-T5
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, August 27, 2023 @ 07:30 PM (EST)

Ikelite has unveiled its housing for the Fujifilm X-T5, the latest iteration of the Japanese company’s flagship model in the X-T series. Fujifilm upgraded the already highly regarded X-T4 in a number of ways, the biggest being a huge increase in image resolution—from 26.1MP to 40.2MP. That new fifth-generation APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor is taken out of the pro-level X-H2, as is the X-H2’s the autofocus system, which uses deep learning to track subjects. The X-T5 can also record up to 6.2K/30p video in 4:2:2 10-bit color internally as well as output video to an external recorder, captured as 12-bit Apple ProRes or Blackmagic RAW files.

Ikelite is one of the few housing companies to support Fujifilm—which they've been doing since the X-T3—and their X-T5 housing boasts all the features of any of their housings for top-level cameras: ABS-PC body with transparent back; Dry Lock (DL) port system; oversized control levers for shutter release and autofocus; and out-of-the-box manual triggering of strobes via an Ikelite bulkhead. And, as with every Ikelite housing, you have the option of adding a TTL converter—in this case, the DL4 DS Link TTL Converter—for automatic strobe exposure with on-the-fly switching between manual and TTL.

Ikelite’s Fujifilm X-T5 housing is available now priced at $2,095.

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SKU: 71505

200DL Underwater Housing for Fujifilm X-T5 Mirrorless Digital Camera

$ 2,095.00


Nikon's best technology in a lightweight, full-featured housing

A full featured and durable waterproof housing for Fujifilm X-T5 mirrorless digital cameras. Suitable for scuba, snorkel, surf, pool, and any application in or around the water.

A compatible lens port is required for waterproof operation (sold separately). Choose the correct port components on the lens you will be shooting.

View Port Chart (PDF)

  • Controls: Controls are provided for everything except Fn2, Touch screen, Focus mode selector, Focus stick tilt, or Diopter adjustment knob; Front and rear dials may be rotated but not pressed
  • Strobe Connector: Ikelite Bulkhead with Manual Hotshoe
  • Port Mount: DL (Dry Lock)
  • Accessory Port: M16 Thread
  • Depth Rating: 200 feet (60 meters)
  • Weight: 4.9 lb
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.375 x 6.75" (234 x 187 x 171 mm)

Pre-Dive Checks

There is no greater assurance than being able to see your camera and o-ring seal through the back of the housing. Our signature open-groove design suspends the rear o-ring in a natural position that is easier to maintain and more reliable than forcing the o-ring into a channel. Once the housing is closed you can see the o-ring form a solid, waterproof seal.

We recommend using a pump with gauge to pull a vacuum on the housing and check for leaks prior to entering the water.


Our specially formulated ABS-PC blend housing is highly durable yet significantly lighter than aluminum. The light color keeps your camera cooler when shooting in warm, sunny environments.

Lens Support

Ikelite lens ports are the lightest on the market, yet robust and capable of standing up to rough surf.

We support a wide variety of lenses. Most popular zoom lenses and select focus rings can be engaged using simple gearing that puts adjustment right at your fingertips. Zoom and focus gears differ depending on which lens you are using.

Lens ports and zoom gears sold separately. Refer to the appropriate port chart for compatibility information.

Wi-Fi Transfer

Use the camera's built-in Wi-Fi feature to download photos to another device without removing the camera from the housing. The Wi-Fi feature is only usable above water within close proximity to the connected device.


Unless otherwise noted, this housing does not accommodate the use of add-on grips, battery grips, eyepieces, LCD covers, or other accessories.

Differences in lens and control placement prevent other camera models from being used in or adapted to this housing. We are not aware of any other models which may be used in or adapted to this housing.

In the Box

  • Housing
  • Rear O-ring # 0132.59 (installed)
  • Front O-ring # 0132.45 (installed)
  • Zoom Gear Retainer # 75900 (installed)
  • Port Hole Cover # 0200.92 (installed)
  • Waterproof Bulkhead Cap # 9104.7 (installed)
  • Base with Left-Hand Quick Release Handle # 4077.67 (installed)
  • Tool for Zoom Gear Retainer # 0945.06
  • .050" Hex Key # 0945.11
  • 1/16" Hex Key # 0945.16
  • Silicone Lubricant 1cc Tube



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