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Akoni

Member Since 02 May 2010
Offline Last Active Mar 30 2015 04:39 AM
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In Topic: Will Nikon D7200 fit straight in D7100 housings

23 March 2015 - 06:56 AM

 To start with it would be nice to have for example one standard DLSR camera model per camera manufecturer  (e.g Nikon, Canon, etc.) with the same dimensions and the buttons on the same locations (standard means that the outside configuration  should not change over say 5 years).  With only the inside technology changing between manufecturers (camera brands) or depending on new technical developments. That indeed would be a noble goal. Because why would camera manufecturers take into account the wishes of people that put their cameras in UW housings?

 

Chances are the marketing types will say that if you change the outside 'look' you'll get more sales even on an incremental update. Most candidate cameras (at least 95%?)  will never get near an UW housing.


In Topic: Will Nikon D7200 fit straight in D7100 housings

21 March 2015 - 05:55 PM

Does this mean that the D7200 will fit into the other D7100 housings that are on the market as well?  It would indeed be exceptional that a camera upgrade not automatically necessitates a new housing.

 

Same thing happened with the GH3 to GH4 jump. If you have good ergonomics, I'd rather camera manufacturers spend time/money improving features rather than paying for new molds or tooling.


In Topic: Will Nikon D7200 fit straight in D7100 housings

17 March 2015 - 09:37 AM

I was at Oztek in Sydney over the weekend and the guys from Nauticam Australia had a D7200 in the D7100 housing and it all seem to fit perfectly.

 

Were you able to try out all buttons or was it simply that they had a 7200 in 7100 housing?


In Topic: Will Nikon D7200 fit straight in D7100 housings

02 March 2015 - 04:43 AM

Would be great if it did! They are certainly very close.


In Topic: Lembeh with a D750

25 February 2015 - 06:03 PM

What are your thoughts on the D750 in general? Housing?