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#1 Simon K.

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Posted 23 February 2003 - 01:51 PM

I did UW-Shooting until now only Digital. But now i have the possibility to get a cheap housing for my old trusted Eos500 (my first SLR ever) and I think it would be fun to ban the results of my digital improved learnin curve on film. So here are my questions.:

What would be a good price for a Sea & Sea CX-600 including double Handle and Domeport? (new, was never in the water but not from an official dealer)

Should I bring the Housing in for a check to a Dealer or exchange O-Rings because the Housing comes out of a storage liquidation or just take it underwater w/o a camera in it for a check dive?

Does it make sense to use an Ikelite Ds125 with a film camera?

Will my Ikelite arm fit into the sea & sea handle?

Does it make sense to shoot WA withonly one strobe (the DX125)?

Thanks in advance..


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Posted 23 February 2003 - 03:55 PM

Some answers to your questions and recommendations:

1. CX500 - $500 - $700 inc ports.
2. If it has never been in the water the User O rings should not be fitted already.
3. Control O rings should be checked out.
4. Strobe compatibilty will depend on bulkhead wiring.
5. The arm will fit if you have an adapter
6. I only use 1 strobe with a 12mm - Depends how much kit you like carrying for the sake of it.