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Sony Z1U/Amphibico Phenom System price reduced

Video Housing Sony Z1U Amphibico Phenom

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#1 FishTales


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Posted 27 October 2012 - 03:51 AM

I'm selling my trusty Amphibico Phenom/Sony Z1U system. I listed this awhile back but have had no serious offers, so I'm knocking $500 off the price. For the last couple years I've been shooting primarily with a Canon 5D MKII, and now upgrading to a Nikon D800, so it's clearly obvious to me that I won't be shooting the Phenom Z1 enough to make it worth keeping. The exterior of the housing was recently refinished with a black wrinkle finish to match my Aquatica system. At that time, it was completely disassembled and all o-rings either serviced or replaced. It has not been in the water since refurb. The 94 deg. optic also had a fresh dome put on during refurb. It also has a flat port for macro that has only been on the system a couple times. It has an Xit404 Pentamirror for easy wide angle viewing of the top LCD. The system has two spare handles (one left, one right) and a pair of spare acrylic domes for the 94 deg optic (both in good shape with no scratches). It comes with Amphibico's custom fitted Pelican travel case. The camera is in good working order. It made one trip to Sony about 3 years ago for a new tape drive mechanism. It also had the viewfinder LCD changes at the same time because it was showing some burn marks. The camera's main LCD shows a few bright "speckles", but they are only visible when shooting a really dark area and haven't bothered me to the point that I felt like changing it out. I've included a photo of the LCD so that you can see it's not a major issue.
Included in the system is:

Phenom Z1 housing.
94 degree WA optic.
Flat port
2 spare dome ports
2 spare handles
Xit404 Pentamirror
Sony Z1U video camera
Some misc camera accessories (as pictured)
Fitted Pelican case

Complete package cost is US$3500. I will ship anywhere in the US for Free (by ground). If you need it faster, just pay the difference in shipping cost. It will ship with the housing stuff in the Pelican case and the camera and accessories in a separate box. I'm currently in Indonesia, but the camera and housing are in the US all packed and ready for shipment.

I will consider international sales, but shipping will be negotiable.

#2 pmieras


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 01:26 PM


I am currently considering updating my consumer system to a much better system. I am a bit lost in the wealth of new HD systems . I have a friend who uses a Phenom housing. he runs into trouble when repairs are needed due to the fact that Amphibico was taken over. Are you aware of support / repair options? I find your price reasonable but am hesitant to go the whole way only to run in to short term service issues.

In live in BC Canada and you can check me on www.rendezvousdiving.com

Thanks for your time to reply to me in advance

kind regards

Peter Mieras

#3 lutfu


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Posted 08 October 2013 - 11:33 PM

Hello,is there anything left that you are selling from that set ,I can be interested with the dome ports and the pentamirror,are they still available

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