Ikelite has announced the release of a housing for the new Canon Powershot G12 compact camera. The new housing is made of clear polycarbonate, has a depth rating of 200ft/60m and gives access to all camera controls. It also has built in electronic circuitry to allow TTL exposure with current Ikelite DS strobes and comes supplied with a tray and handle.
As speculated in the forums, the new housing will also accommodate the G12’s predecessor, the Powershot G11, although the front dial control will not function. For those upgrading from G11 to G12 cameras, Ikelite are offering a simple factory conversion for the original G11 housing to the new specification. Please see Ikelite’s website for more details of this process.