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Isotta Announces Housing for Nikon Z9
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, April 24, 2023 @ 10:00 AM (EST)

Italian underwater imaging equipment maker Isotta is now shipping its housing for Nikon’s latest and greatest full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Z9. Boasting a 45.7MP stacked CMOS sensor, the Z9 does away with the mechanical shutter, features an autofocus system with DSLR-style 3D-tracking mode, shoots 20fps RAW, and records both 8K/30p and 4K/120p from the full width of the sensor.

Made from anodized aluminum and finished with signature red, the Z9 housing shares all of the features found on other Isotta housings: dual integrated adjustable handles, one-handed opening/closing via a rotary knob, dual O-ring seals on all buttons and removable parts, and an integrated moisture alarm.

The housing ships with two fiber-optic ports (optional trigger required), while optional bulkheads provide the possibility of strobe connection via electrical sync cords. One M28 and three M16 ports allow various accessories to be installed, such as a vacuum valve or external monitor.

The housing has an MSRP of $5,490 and is available at retailers such as Backscatter.

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Isotta Underwater Camera Housing for Nikon Z9


  • On and off lever of the Nikon Z9;
  • Ergonomic camera focusing and shutter lever, easy to use with gloves;
  • Lens release lever;
  • Front dial;
  • Fn1 lever;
  • Fn2 lever;
  • Fn3 lever;
  • ISO button;
  • MODE button;
  • BKT button;
  • Flash button;
  • +/– button;
  • Focus mode button;
  • Quick release-mode button;
  • Zoom knob;
  • Port safety lever;
  • Movie lever (REC);
  • AF-ON lever;
  • Rear dial R;
  • Release mode knob;
  • I (info) button;
  • Menu button;
  • AEL button;
  • DISP. button;
  • Multi-selector;
  • Playback, Viewing pictures button;
  • Zoom-in (+) button;
  • Zoom-out (–) button;
  • Qual button;
  • WB button;
  • Delete button;
  • Fn4 button;
  • Photo/video selector;
  • On/Off Display lever;


  • Housing;
  • Front lid;
  • Handles;
  • ISOTTA standard viewfinder;
  • Moisture sensor;
  • Fiber optic connections (to shoot it needs an additional trigger);
  • Spare o-ring kit;
  • Silicone grease 15gr/0,5 oz;
  • 2 years manufacturer warranty;


  • Red color anodized aluminum body;
  • Ergonomic side handles, adjustable (via optional accessory);
  • Two fiber optic connections standard (to shoot it needs an additional trigger);
  • Three M16 holes and one M28 for installation of accessories, e.g. syncro cords, vacuum valves, monitors;
  • Back housing completely detachable from the front housing;
  • Tray with lock for the easy insertion of the camera;
  • Single-hand closing knob for the back of the housing;
  • Aluminum buttons and dials with engraved symbols identical to camera controls;
  • Wide back display viewfinder glass;
  • Double O-Ring seals on all buttons and removable parts;
  • Moisture sensor with LED indicator (replaceable battery);
  • Removable port 120 mm bayonet;
  • Ports security latch to prevent accidental opening;
  • Wide, rubber covered feet for solid footing on boat floors or sea floor;
  • M8 hole located on upper side of the housing for various accessories such as focus lights;
  • Two M6 holes located on housing bottom side for different accessories such as brackets for strobes or tripods;
  • External viewfinders can be mounted, INON X-2 compatible;
  • Depth rated to 100 metres;

SKU: 3874
5.490,00 €
VAT included



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