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#381350 Waterproof Case for Sony a6000 with access to interface connectors

Posted by chris_l on 08 February 2017 - 04:43 PM

If it's not going under water, you don't need full waterproof.

You could use something like this:



and have the cable enter from the bottom.  Any rain or splash would flow off.

#380777 Oly m.Zuiko 9-18 not working in PT-EP05L with PPZR-EP02 zoom gear

Posted by chris_l on 19 January 2017 - 10:59 AM

If it were me, I'd either go with the cheapest AOI or the Zen.

With the sale price on the Zen, you get the metal port and glass for cheaper than the AOI version.

The Zen is very well made.

#374939 Any comments or experience with AOI Ports?

Posted by chris_l on 29 June 2016 - 09:24 AM


just saw your question.

I have the acrylic and it works fine for me.

#372183 Any comments or experience with AOI Ports?

Posted by chris_l on 04 April 2016 - 06:00 AM

I would suggest you look at the ZEN WA-100.  It is only $375 now and I can attest that it is nicely made.  I've used it for a while with both the epl2 & now epl7.


I could not find the specs on the dimensions of the WA-100, but I suspect it and the AOI are within millimeters of each other.

I say that because even though you might be able to fit all those lens into the AOI, I don't think all of them will work very well underwater.

Zen lists the lens that the port is designed for, which is the kit 14-42 & 9-18.  I and others have successfully used the 60mm in that dome also.


I have been happy with my AOI for the 8mm.

So, I think both ZEN and AOI make good products.

My point is don't base your decision on the list of AOI supported lens, because I just don't think it's reality.

#345521 Vacuum leak detector question

Posted by chris_l on 02 April 2014 - 05:50 AM

It's a good thing we got a separate mirrorless forum for such engaging topics.

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