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About Walt Stearns

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    West Palm Beach, Florida
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    Diving and underwater photography of course with a little rebreathers, cave diving, marine science and natural history thrown in.

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    United States
  • Camera Model & Brand
    Nikon D850
  • Camera Housing
    Nauticam housing for Nikon D850
  • Strobe/Lighting Model & Brand
    Inon Z-330's
  • Accessories
    TLC, ULCS and Nauticam
  • Industry Affiliation
    Ocean Arts, Inc.

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  1. Most likely not, as Nauticam's port mounts are much bigger in diameter than even Subal's type 4 mount. For most port adaptors to work, it typically needs to be the other way around with the port's mount being the smaller to the housing you're hoping to mate it to.
  2. I would wager a guess that back when Nauticam was pretty much the new kid on the block in the world underwater housings, it was a brilliant tactical and strategic move on their part to offer port adaptors for other manufacturer’s ports. This way, when somebody wanted to make a jump to a different housing, they didn’t need to start all over again with new ports. Now that Nauticam is the most popular housing in use today, matched with a pretty extensive line of ports and underwater optics, the need for adaptors for third party ports is no longer necessary. I am just dam glad I got my Seacam port adaptor when I did, or I would have been screwed after getting my Nikonos R-UW 13 converted by Seacam.
  3. Having just taken a look on Nauticam’s website, it appears that they done away with al their N120 port adaptors Aquatica, Nexus, Sea & Sea, Seacam, Subal ports to Nauticam housings. That’s a move I didn’t expect to see.
  4. Another note here; you will most likely have to order a new from a dealer, which is what I did, and it still took three weeks to get. The problem is, it is not a part dealers typically have in stock and therefore need to be special ordered. As for picking one up second hand, good luck with that, as finding one is rarer than hens teeth.
  5. Hey, if your Z-240’s or what ever you are shooting with are working fine, than there isn’t much to worry about. But, if you are at a point where you need to get new strobes, there’s plenty to worry about. Like, which ones do I get and will they be the right ones? Of course, once you have finely made your choice and placed your order, that worry is soon replaced with the new worry of will they get here in time for my net big trip or will they arrive too late? And so it goes.
  6. Shut the camera off, remount the lens and turn back on. I have this weird shit with lenses not fully communicating with the camera body is something that is random but rare, but I have had had it happen.
  7. I have found that it takes just one dirty contact to bugger up the functionality between the camera and the lens when a teleconverter is in the middle.
  8. Dropping the price to $600 USD (includes free shipping within the US). Contact me for all shipping outside the US.
  9. O.K. all arm segments and clamps are taken. Only the Kraken Sport camera tray handle is left.
  10. Right now it looks like everything but the Kraken camera tray handle is taken with payment pending.
  11. Hi Eric, yes, this the SKU: # na-18810 model with the non removable port shade.
  12. This is the compact fisheye port, which features a diameter of 140mm diameter optical glass port with the N120 size port used by DSLR housing systems. This port does not feature the removable shade needed for shooting circular fisheye lenses. The condition of this glass dome port is immaculate. There is some scratches/scuff marks on the underside of the bottom part of the dome shade. Dome Port comes in original box with Nauticam zippered carry case, rear port cover, front neoprene port cover, spare O-ring and tube of Nauticam O-ring grease. Free shipping in the US included with selling price of $700 USD.
  13. When in place, this extension ring (SKU: # na-21120) effectively adds an additional 20mm length to any N120 Port or N120 port extension ring. This 20mm Nauticam Extension features the locking mechanism to lock what ever model N120 dome or marco port, or addition extension ring that is mounted to its front. This extension ring (SKU 21120) features a removable bayonet mount and is compatible with Nauticam Extension Ring 10 (SKU 21110). The extension ring comes as shown in the photos and comes in the original box with rear port cover, spare O-ring and tube of Nauticam O-ring grease. Free shipping included with the $180 selling price.
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