SUBAL Announces the Alpha 7 UW Housing for the SONY Alpha 7 Mirrorless Cameras

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SUBAL Announces the Alpha 7 UW Housing for the SONY Alpha 7 Mirrorless Cameras

April 07, 2015 - 21:25
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SUBAL is pleased to announce the release of the new SUBAL α 7 professional underwater housing for the Sony Alpha 7 , 7R and 7S digital full-frame mirrorless cameras.

SUBAL, the world leading professional underwater housing manufacturer based in Austria, is proud to present the SUBAL α7 housing. With its new revolutionary design, ergonomic handling and renowned quality, the SUBAL α7 housing offers the lightest, most compact and ergonomic housing available for the Sony Alpha 7 on the market, setting a new standard in the underwater imaging industry. The housing is expected to be out on the market by end April 2015.

The SUBAL α7 housing is produced from a solid block of high grade, seawater-resistant aluminum. The housing is anodized and put through a chemical hardening process. SUBAL is the only underwater housing manufacturer to use this patented, hard-coat anodizing process. A three-layer powder coating is added giving the SUBAL housing an elegant finish and further protecting it from the environment. Professional photographers insist on robust, highly reliable equipment allowing access to all camera functions to unleash creativity.

Standard features and Options.

Designed for professional underwater use
Depth rated 80 meter with a 120 meter Tec version available on request
Access to all camera and video functions
Standard equipped with leak alarm
Equipped with Subal Lock Port System.
2 pc pin-connectors with optional N5, Ikelite and S6 connector connected in parallel or 2 x fiber optic connectors.

The SUBAL Quick Lock System is a precise and robust locking system that eliminates accidental opening and has proven to be the most reliable on the market. The new Port Lock System secures extension rings (EXRs) to the bayonet housing and provides the means to secure components with ease. The optional SUBAL Optical Strobe Connectors fire strobes via fiber-optic cables. The SUBAL Special Saddle System for quick and precise positioning of the camera body inside the housing makes misalignment impossible.

SUBAL offers an extensive range of exchangeable front ports. All front port optics are made from precision high quality optical glass that ensures the best reproduction performance along with maximum impact and abrasion resistance. Secure and effortless port changes are facilitated by a bayonet mount which features the greatest possible overlap and exact positioning with a backstop.

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