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Ikelite Unveils Housing for the Panasonic Lumix G9II
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, February 18, 2024 @ 05:30 PM (EST)

Ikelite has released a new housing to accommodate the Panasonic Lumix G9II. The Micro Four Thirds camera features a hybrid autofocus system that finally brings both phase detection and contrast detection to the G series. With a new processor and higher-resolution 25MP sensor on-board, the G9II achieves 10fps continuous shooting with the mechanical shutter and 60fps with the electronic one. There are serious video specs, too, with internal 5.8K/30p and 4K/120p 10-bit 4:2:0 recording on offer.

Ikelite’s US-made 200DL housing for the G9II makes the most of the new camera’s performance and functionality, with a full complement of controls, including ergonomic levers for operating the shutter release and the AF-ON button. To enjoy automatic strobe exposure, you just need to add the DL3 DS Link Panasonic/Olympus TTL Converter and PT1 Hotshoe Kit, giving you the ability to switch between manual and TTL operation on the fly. The housing ships with tray and left-hand quick-release handle, and there’s the option of adding a right-hand quick-release handle and extending the shutter release and/or back-button autofocus lever.

Available from retailers such as Backscatter, Ikelite’s housing for the Panasonic G9II is priced at $1,995.
 



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PRODUCT INFORMATION

200DL Underwater Housing for Panasonic Lumix G9 II Micro Four-Thirds Mirrorless Cameras

A full featured and durable waterproof housing for Panasonic Lumix G9 II Micro Four-Thirds Mirrorless cameras. Suitable for scuba, snorkel, surf, pool, and any application in or around the water.

Take control of Panasonic's powerful line of video-centric micro four-thirds cameras in a lightweight housing

  • Controls: Controls are provided for everything except Front dial, Rear Dial, Control Dial, Joystick, Diopter adjustment dial, AF-Point Scope/Fn2 button, Preview/Fn3 button
  • Strobe Connector: Ikelite Bulkhead with Manual Hotshoe
  • Port Mount: DL (Dry Lock)
  • Depth Rating: 200 feet (60 meters)
  • Weight: 4.2 lb
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 7.3 x 6.5" (226 x 185 x 165 mm)
  • Front O-Ring: 0132.45

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 adding the optional Vacuum Kit with 1/2" Valve # 47012 to pull a vacuum on the housing and check for leaks prior to entering the water.


Construction

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.


Compatibility

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


Product # 71317
$ 1,995.00

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