Fantasea CP-3N for Coolpix 2200, 3200, 4100 Photo

Fantasea CP-3N for Coolpix 2200, 3200, 4100

Fantasea have announced that the newly announced Nikon 4100 digital camera fits perfectly in their P-3N molded plastic housing, originally designed for the Nikon Coolpix 2200 and 3200.

The Fantasea P-3N Housing features 4 function control buttons including zoom and image review. The maximum operating depth is 40meters/130 ft. The P-3N retails for $149.95 and includes one year of flood insurance. More information can be found on Fantasea's website.

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Nexus D70 Housing Photo

Nexus D70 Housing

Our sponsors over at Marine Camera Distributors sent us photos of one of the the first production D70 housings. The Nexus D70 housing was on display at the Long Beach Show a week ago. We're looking forward to seeing it ourselves!

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The Mystery of RAW Converters

Wetpixel editor Eric Cheng writes about different RAW converters and what you might expect from each of them. Is JPG better than RAW in certain situations? Why do sunballs look so bad after RAW conversion? Note that there is a Canon slant to the article, so you Nikon folk out there might want to get your barf-bags ready.

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Wetpixel Server Status (IMPORTANT)

Hi, readers. Wetpixel has outgrown its current server, so we may be down intermittently over the next couple of weeks. I'm working on migrating to a different server, which should only take a day or two once I flip the switch. During that time, the forums may be disrupted, but it should only be a temporary problem! Please bear with me while I fix this problem. -Eric

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Delkin USB Bridge

Rob Galbraith has gotten a chance to test the Delkin USB Bridge - a product that allows users to connect two USB devices without using a computer.  The unit tested was USB1.1 o­nly, not the faster USB2.0  Applications for digital photographers are many, but a few that I can think of right off the bat are: connecting your digital camera directly to a portable USB hard drive, connecting a camera directly to a portable CD or DVD writer, and copying images from o­ne CF card to another using 2 card readers.  Rob tested a prototype unit.  Delkin's announced price is $70 US.

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