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Nauticam D7000 housing + S&S ports - which extension?

13 October 2012 - 02:02 PM

Hi all,
I'm shooting a Nikon D7000 in a Nauticam housing using Sea and Sea ports from my old system. Want to use the Tokina 12-24mm with S&S wide acrylic dome (8") but am unsure if an extension and/or diopter is necessary. On the Nauticam port chart, they recommend extension 50 if using 8.5" acrylic dome but extension 20 if using the 8.5" white balance dome (I'm assuming both Nauticam domes). If the dome size is the same, shouldn't you use the same extension? If I'm using my S&S 8" dome, which extension should I use? (I only have ext 40). Will I need a diopter?
If anyone is shooting the same system, I'd appreciate your experience and suggestions. Thanks

p.s. I'm also shooting Nikon 105mm (not VR) with my old S&S ports, I'm assuming the port combination whiched worked with the S&S housing will work for the Nauticam housing (i.e. Ext 40 and custom macro port).

Sea&Sea DX-D70 Housing + Nikon D70 on Ebay

21 May 2012 - 11:40 AM

Just listed my Sea & Sea Dx-D70 housing and Nikon D70 camera on Ebay

item #280885240105


Nikon D70 and Sea & Sea DX-D70 underwater housing bundle | eBay

Feel free to PM me with any questions


FS: Sea&Sea DX-D70 Housing, Nikon D70 camera, two lenses

24 April 2012 - 08:34 PM


Sea & Sea DX-D70 underwater camera housing
Nikon D70 camera (USA version)
Nikon 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF (USA version)
AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Autofocus lens (USA version)
Nikon 70-300mm f/4-5.6D ED Zoom-Nikkor Autofocus lens (USA version)

Plus includes all original Nikon accessories, e.g. Nikon strap, Nikon EN-EL3 battery, Nikon battery charger, Nikon lens hoods
and caps, USB download cable, AV cable, backup (Lenmar) EN-EL3 equivalent battery, several Compact Flash cards (4 GB
Lexar Professional, 2 GB Kingston Elite Pro, 1 GB Sandisk Ultra II), and unused O-ring set for housing.

Everything is in EXCELLENT working condition. Well cared for, never flooded. Last used Nov 2011. Housing has
less than 200 total dives (only 4 dive trips, have logbooks if interested). Camera has less than 32K shutter clicks.

Will sell everything listed as a package for $1650 plus actual shipping plus insurance. Will not ship outside of USA.

See http://www.backscatt.../ss-06112.lasso for original pricing, details of DX-D70

See http://www.dpreview....ews/nikond70/27 for Nikon D70/18-70 lens review

See see http://bythom.com/70300lens.htm for Nikon 70-300 lens review (Note: this is not the cheaper f/4-5.6 G lens)

For those of you who own a Nikon D70S, apparently this housing will fit it
See http://wetpixel.com/...showtopic=20569 and
See http://wetpixel.com/...?showtopic=8223

Two base adapters shown on housing handles (balls on top of handles) are NOT included.

If you need assistance with this setup (i.e. questions about ports, extension rings, zoom gears, strobes, settings, etc), am
happy to help.