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WTB: 90 degree WA port for L&M Bluefin Housing

15 February 2009 - 10:34 AM

Looking for a 90 degree new or used WA lens for a L&M Bluefin HC7 housing.



Want to get into UW video. Need advise.

22 January 2009 - 08:26 PM

i posted this in the beginners section but i figure this are will have more exposure. Mods please feel free to delete my other post.

Hi I have been looking around for an UW video setup and i am in a bit of a conundrum.

I can go ahead and buy a cheap used system HI8 for $500-$700 (without lights & WA lens) using Top Dawg 1 to see if I like it but with this set-up since I will be doing mostly fresh water & deepish (150'); I can already see issues with lighting and WB. Filters wont work due to lack of light. If I decided to go ahead with this it would be for mostly playing around in the shallows with a fresh water filter to see if I like UW Video.

Another option is getting a used L&M Bluefin HC7 housing with the Sony HC7/compact external monitor with twin 50W HIDs as lighting. This has the standard port not the WA lens. I can pick this up for just over $4K. I can see this as a system i could use for a long time.

What have most people done when 1st getting into video?