Inon has announced its UWH1 SD Mount base for use with the Sony 4K FDR-X3000 action camera in its MPK-UWH1 housing. This allows the use of Inon’s SD Semi Fisheye Conversion (UFL-G140) and SD Wide Close-up (UCL-G165) lenses with the camera. The base is supplied with an SD Mount Base that allows arms, handles and tripods to be attached.
The UWH1 SD Mount Base is available now. Please contact your local dealer for pricing information.
Accessory for Sony FDR-X3000/MPK-UWH1
INON INC. is pleased to announce official release of accessory for the 4K action camera, Sony FDR-X3000 (1) and its genuine underwater housing, MPK-UWH1(1) on October 27, 2016.
- SD Mount Base UWH1 (2)(3)-Release date: October 27, 2016 —JAN Code: 456212143 836 1
(1) Contact Sony Marketing Inc. for detail of camera. INON Inc. confirms product compatibility based on a camera available in Japan.
(2) Although the genuine housing MPK-UWH1 can also store other model HDR-AS50, INON attachment lenses are not compatible with the HDR-AS50 due to master lens position.
(3) Vignetting on image corners even without attachment lens on land when “wide” is selected in angle setting. No vignetting underwater.
SD Mount Base UWH1 Features
- Easy to install to snap it in front of the camera and fix with a tripod screw on the bottom.
- Equipped with INON “SD Mount” bayonet system to support easy and speedy exchange as well as reliable installation of compatible SD Mount lenses.
- INON Direct Base III, Z Joint or Z Adapter MV can be attached on the bottom of this product.
- Packaged Mount Adapter for SD Mount Base/SD Front Mask enables to add one INON “D Holder” on this product on right or left side of this product.
- This Mount Adapter further enables to attach the SD Mount Base UWH1 on a tripod or monopod.
- Optional Male Adapter enables to attach GoPro compatible mount on the bottom of this product.
SD Mount Base UWH1 specifications
Size (including protruded parts): 65.4mm/2.6in(W), 88.0mm/3.5in(H), 83.6mm/3.3in(D)
Weight: 70g/2.5oz(air)/, approx.40g/1.4oz(underwater)
Material/surface finishing: Corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy/rigid alumite, POM etc.
Compatible lens and recommended shooting distance
UFL-G140 SD Underwater Semi-fisheye Conversion Lens(4)(5)(6)
—Available in the market
—JAN code:456212143 773 9
—Recommended shooting distance: 4cm/1.6in to infinity from lens surface.
UCL-G165 SD Underwater Wide Close-up Lens (4)(5)(7)
—Available in the market
—JAN Code:456212143 772 2
—Recommended shooting distance: 5cm/2in to 35cm/13.8 in from lens surface.
(4) Select SteadyShot (Movie) “Act” when shooting video as “Std” and “OFF” cause slight vignetting. Select SteadyShot (Still) “ON” when shooting still image
(5) Excessive camera movement may result vignetting even SteadyShot (Movie) “Act” is selected.
(6) This lens is designed only for underwater use. (When using on land, distant subject is not in focus, angle of view is not as wide as rated and vignetting will be observed)
(7) This lens is designed only for underwater use. (When using on land, vignetting will be observed)
Sample image with/without INON attachment lens
Shooting without the lens less than camera’s minimum focusing distance away from a subject results in out of focus as in the left image while using the UFL-G140 SD lens taken at same distance delivers crispy subject and captures wide area. (Recommended shooting distance: 4cm / 1.6in to ∞(infinity) from lens surface.)
—Subject/shooting distance: Giant frogfish/10cm (3.9in)
—Equipment: Sony FDR-X3000 / MPK-UWH1 and LF2700-W x1
—Photo data:Screen shot from video clip 1080p(30fps), Angle setting: Wide, Scene setting: “N”(normal), Image stabilization: SteadyShot (Movie) “Act”
—Photo by: R. Hattori (INON INC.) at “Wannai”, Osezaki, Shizuoka, Japan
Related Information on INON Website
- UFL-G140 SD Underwater Semi-fisheye Conversion Lens
- UCL-G165 SDUnderwater Wide Close-up Lens
- D Holder
Sony and Action Cam are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation and Sony Marketing Inc.
GOPRO is a trademark or registered trademark of GoPro, Inc.
Press release information is as of October 27, 2016 and subject to change without prior notice.