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Sea & Sea to Release Housing for OM-D E-M5 Mk II
By Joseph Tepper, June 29, 2015 @ 12:32 PM (EST)

Sea & Sea has released a sneak peek detailing their upcoming housing for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mk II mirorrless camera. With an aluminum construction, the MDX-EM5 MkII comes with many of the features seen on the company’s DSLR housings, such as external port locks and an optional leak detector.

There’s also redesigned controls with improved ergonomic performance, including a movable focus and zoom gear. The housing is expected to be available for purchase in August 2015, although pricing details have yet to be announced.

More information can be found in the press release below or on the Sea & Sea website.

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SEA&SEA announces the upcoming release of the newest addition to SEA&SEA’s mirrorless class family: the MDX-EM5 MK ll Underwater Housing for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark ll Mirrorless Digital Camera. To manage the essential controls of the Olympus OM-D EM5 Mark ll, this precision engineered housing has SEA&SEA Housing’s fundamental features including ergonomically re-designed levers, a corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy body, and a movable focus and zoom gear.

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark ll Mirrorless Digital Camera has significantly improved features for underwater photographers including an upgraded electronic viewfinder, which now has a 2.36 million dot LCD panel. For videographers, Olympus now offers focus peaking and an upgraded frame rate (60 fps) and bitrate (77 Mbps) with both ALL-l and IBP recording modes.

Housing Features:

Depth rating: 100m / 330ft.
Accessory Shoe.
External Port Lock Lever.
Lens Release Button.
FL-LM3 flash On/Off switch.
Tripod socket.
Luminescent buttons.
Dim. (WxHxD): 215mm x 166mm x 122mm Dim. (WxHxD): 8.46in x 6.54in x 4.80in Weight: TBA

Body: Corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy Port: ML Mount

Available Early August 2015 MAP $: TBD




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