Inon announces UWL-95 wide angle conversion lens

Inon has announced a new accessory wide angle lens specifically designed for compact cameras with 24mm lenses. The UWL-95 is available with M52 or M67 threads and offers a 95° field of view underwater. Both versions can be used with the new Dome Lens Units, which are available in acrylic or glass and offer a field of view of 141° underwater.

The UWL-95 and its associated dome units are shipping from 24 April. Please consult your local dealer for prices.

Press release

24mm Compatible

UWL-95 C24 M52/M67 Type1/M67 Type2

Dome Lens Unit IIIA/Dome Lens Unit IIIG

INON INC. is pleased to announce the official release of a totally renewed wide conversion lens designed for 24 mm (35 mm equiv.) digital camera with versatile M67 screw mount and M52 screw mount on April 24th, 2020. Also, its optional acrylic and glass dome lens units specifically designed for the new wide lens will be followed by around later May 2020.

UWL-95 C24 M52 Wide Conversion Lens

UWL-95 C24 M52 installed on Olympus PT-059

UWL-95 C24 M67 Wide Conversion Lens

UWL-95 C24 M67 Type1 installed on Sony MPK-URX100A

Dome Lens Unit III

Product name is printed on the lens barrel.

Dome Lens Unit III assembled on UWL-95 C24

M67 Type1 Screw Ring for UWL-95 C24
–Release date : April 24th, 2020

M67 Type2 Screw Ring for UWL-95 C24
–Release date : April 24th, 2020

UWL-95 C24 features

Maximum view angle is 95° underwater/159° in air (1). Combination with optional super wide option Dome Lens Unit IIIA/Dome Lens Unit IIIG further increases view angle underwater up to 141° (1).

Totally renewed optical design effectively suppresses flare/ghost even in backlit condition to provide sharp and high quality image. The UWL-95 C24 is designed to support a camera of large 1.0 type sensor with bright master lens. Using the UWL-95 C24 can dramatically reduce minimum focusing distance enabling to get subject on the lens in focus both on land and underwater.

The lens mount is versatile M67 or M52 mount. The M67 version has two types either of Type1 or Type2 having different threaded thickness to bring out optimal performance of different combined master lens. Optional M67 Type1 Screw Ring for UWL-95 C24 or M67 Type2 Screw Ring for UWL-95 C24 is available to purchase making it easy to modify from M52 Mount to M67 Mount or convert original M67 type to the other type(*2).

As of April 2020, compatible camera system is

UWL-95 C24 specifications

UWL-95 C24 M52

UWL-95 C24 M67 Type1/Type2

Dome Lens Unit III features

Extraordinary compact optional dome specifically designed to use with UWL-95 C24 wide conversion lens delivering underwater view angle approx. 141° when using with 1.0-type large sensor camera.
Dome Lens Unit IIIA
The Dome Lens Unit IIIA uses high transparency optical acrylic lens offering lightweight and competitive price.
Dome Lens Unit IIIG
The Dome Lens Unit IIIG uses multicoated optical glass lens offering high quality images in any shooting conditions.

Both Dome Lens Unit IIIA/Dome Lens Unit IIIG have optical multicoated dome element which effectively suppresses flare/ghost even shooting in bright and clear water delivering sharp image with stable contrast. Installing this super wide option on the UWL-95 C24 increases underwater view angle up to approx. 141° and stretches focus range having minimum focusing distance of 0cm to get subject on the lens surface in focus. Superior ultra wide dome lens suitable to use for wide variety of shooting conditions not only shooting wide seascape but wide macro imaging as well.

The Dome Lens Unit IIIA and the Dome Lens Unit IIIG use same lens barrel making it possible to install other dome material when necessary (like when replacing damaged original dome material).

*The Dome Lens Unit IIIA/G has to be used with the UWL-95 C24 series lens underwater and not usable as standalone.

Dome Lens Unit III specifications

Dome Lens Unit IIIA

Dome Lens Unit IIIG

(*3) When combined with the UWL-95 C24 series wide conversion lens.