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#1 glouglou

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Posted 27 July 2005 - 10:26 AM

I use an old Sea&sea NX90Z housing for my Nikon F90X (N90X)

The mount of port are grey with a little yellow circle.

Can I use an oldest black mount port (probably the same mount without the small "yellow hole")?

Sorry for my bad english ....

#2 shchae

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Posted 27 July 2005 - 04:05 PM

Hi,
I am using S&S F100 housing & I think we are using same ports. There are basically 2 different types of port, standard port (grey)& compact macro port(black). You need compact macro port BASE to use compact ports.

Anyway, I think your question is port with/without "yellow hole" & only
yellow hole I know of is small hole for the pin lock. My opinion is "yes, you can use port without hole ( I sometime forget to put this pin lock on) as long as it fit on housing but, have to watch & make sure not to turn the port in underwater ".

Sam
D800/D4 in modified Nexus housing
and Nauticam D-7000 with Insect-eye lens.

#3 glouglou

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Posted 27 July 2005 - 11:08 PM

Hi Sam,

OK for macro port and macro port base.

But old port and dome, (like original flat port and dome port for F90pro housing), have black mount. I can buy them with low price but if I flood my housing .....

I can read in old Sea&sea product catalog:

"The NX-90 ports with black bayonet mounts can not be used with NX-5 Pro housing (and NX-90Z housing). Howerver, the bayonet mount can be changed, so that they will accomodate both housings".

If the diference between both housing mount is only the pin lock ....


Bernard