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Isotta Announces Housing for the Sony a7R Mark V
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, July 10, 2023 @ 08:00 AM (EST)

Isotta has announced its latest housing for Sony’s Alpha 7 series—the a7R Mark V. The a7R V maintains the same 61-megapixel sensor and 10fps burst shooting but features a brand-new “deep learning” AI focusing system powered by a new Bionz XR processor. The new model offers 8K/24p recording as well as 4K/60p, but both formats incur a 1.24x crop.

Boasting signature red anodized aluminum construction, Isotta’s housing comes as standard with integrated adjustable handles, dual O-ring seals on all buttons, and the company’s unique single-handed open/close. The housing is compatible with Isotta’s standard DSLR ports and can accommodate the bulkiest lenses.

There’s a built-in moisture detector, dual fiber-optic ports for manual strobe triggering, and three M16 and one M24 port for accessories such as monitors and vacuum valves. The larger-bore M24 allows for the use of HDMI 2.0 cables for connection to 4K external recorders.

Priced at $3,390, the housing is available from retailers such as Backscatter
 



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PRODUCT INFORMATION

Controls

  • On and off lever of the della Sony Alpha 7R V;
  • Ergonomic camera focusing and shutter lever, easy to use with gloves;
  • Lens release lever;
  • Front dial;
  • C1 button;
  • C2 button;
  • C3 button;
  • C4/Delete button ;
  • Mode dial; • Still/Movie/S&Q lever;
  • Zoom knob;
  • Port safety lever;
  • Movie lever (REC);
  • AF-ON lever;
  • Rear dial L;
  • Rear dial R;
  • Lock button rear dial R
  • Menu button;
  • AEL button;
  • Multi-selector;
  • Playback button;
  • Control wheel buttons;
  • Fn button;

What's included

  • 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;

Technical data

  • 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 M24 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);
  • Designed for the ISOTTA Vacuum System;
  • 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;
  • Sizes (LxHxP): 281.6x185.3x126.9;
  • Depth rated to 100 metres;

Optional

  • Trigger;
  • Nikonos 5 bulkhead;
  • S6 bulkhead;
  • Handles extension;

Price with tax 3.390,00 € Incl. VAT

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