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Various mods for Olympus PT-058 Housing for TG-5

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#1 FaceOnEgg


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Posted 04 September 2017 - 07:53 AM

After diving with the PT-058 housing and KitDive tray I had some annoyances that I wanted to fix.

  • Camera mode knob is difficult to turn with 5mm gloves on.
  • Need camera trigger from camera tray handle
  • Zoom knob not easily accessible from tray handle
  • lens cover floats around and gets into image

I 3D printed some mods out of PLA that have been great, I've dived with the knob and camera trigger a couple times but am excited to try out the lens holder and zoom knob.





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#2 briantrice


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Posted 25 March 2018 - 06:49 PM

Will you be making any of these parts and selling them? I love the shutter trigger located on the handle. What tray is that you are using? 

#3 FaceOnEgg


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Posted 26 March 2018 - 07:27 AM

The shutter trigger and lens cap holder have been working great, have gone on 40-50 dives with them. The zoom trigger I ended up getting rid of, it doesn't have good retention mechanism in the current design. I made them on my own 3D printer that I have, if you are interested message me and I could print a set for sale. 


The tray is from CamDive (Type B) that I got from Amazon: https://www.amazon.c...ding=UTF8&psc=1