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  1. I'll upload a picture of mine today. I am a bit negative with my rig set-up. I have two options so far. One with the floats going straight across the top of the camera (4x) other with the floats on the arms. Any of you go from Salt to freshwater. how do you compensate. What do you do for your monitor. can you adjust trim in the water. Adjust arms position to have the camera float in a different orientation? I can't help think a good engineering choice would have been give the option to have buoyancy built into the handles. No? Your thoughts?
  2. Multiple Items for Sale - All items were originally purchased through Backscatter. Macro / Super Macro Set Up for Nauticam Users Buy the SMC + Multiplier + Holder Set for $700 or individually @ $100 | Nauticam Flip Multiplier Holder for SMC ($160 New) In Mint Condition $300 | Nauticam SMC Multiplier Lens - ($450 new) In Mint Condition - Come with neoprene bag $350 | Nauticam SMC Lens - ($480 new) In Mint Condition - Come with neoprene bag Aquatica Macro Port & Macromate Multiplier Buy the set for $375 - individually @ $200 | Macromate Flip Lens for Aquatica Flat Port ($599 new) - Couple small signs of wear on Plastic but glass is flawless $125 | Aquatica Flat Port for Macro - ($495 new) - Some signs of wear but it great condition -Comes with extra o-ring. $100 | Aquatica Port Extension 28.5mm - 1.12" ($295 new) Some signs of wear but it great condition $15 | Macro Port Float Collar + 4 large floats for ultralight arms. ($50 new) ** Note you will need a focus gear for your lens - My understanding is will work on either Canon or Nikon Aquatica Viewfinder Mounting Ring $50 | Aquatica Viewfinder Mouting Ring for Aquatica - ($100 new) You can use Nauticam 90 degree and 45 degree viewfinder on an Aquatica Housing Ultralight Triple Clamps $35 | for the pair ($35 each new) - In great condition. . . . - Buyer assumes shipping charges - I have sold, Keldan Lights, Misc Equipment & Housings on Wetpixel - Please don't hesitate to ask me any questions. I want to ensure you are getting the right equipment for your next underwater adventure.
  3. Folks I have for sale two Inon Mega Float Arms. They are as good as new, seldom used (they have more buoyancy lift than, it turned out, I needed) and with the original boxes, instructions etc. I'd like €125/£115/$150 for the pair plus shipping from Netherlands or UK. The arms are 200mm (7.9") long and 97mm (3.8") in diameter. They weigh 295gms (10.4oz) in air; and -650gms (-22.9oz) underwater. So plenty of buoyancy lift. They are rated down to 70m(230'). PM me if interested. Happy New Year!
  4. 10Bar Buoyancy Floats for strobe arms 4 packets of large (i.e. 8 floats) and 2 packets of small (i.e. 4 floats) plus locking rings Unused - packets were only opened to take photos (unwanted gift) High density foam Large Length is 7cm Outer diameter is 9.7cm Inner diameter is 2.5cm Bouyancy lift is 560 grams each float Small Length is 5cm Outer diameter is 5.5cm Inner diameter is 2.5cm Bouyancy lift is 100 grams each float AUD$150 for the lot plus buyer pays postge
  5. I am selling two ULCS DB-BL14 Double Ball Buoyancy Arms by Ultralight Control Systems with 14 inch in length, 2 inch in diameter and 14.8oz buoyancy offset. The ends show some small signs of usage, which are normal for Ball Arms. Original price was 190€ for both. I would like to get 140€ for both. Please ask me for the international shipping price. Cheers
  6. Hi, I´m selling: 2*ULCS-DB BL12 with 3 clamps: 130 € 2* Inon Mega Float Arm S: 90 € YS-D1: 420 € Plus shipping and paypal fees. (Located in germany) More details/ pictures are here: http://www.ebay.de/sch/a.my/m.html?item=331922694759&hash=item4d48226267%3Ag%3AfQEAAOSwH3NXm11s&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562 Kind regards, Andreas
  7. Hi there, I am writing in regards to getting underwater photography gear neutral underwater. After a recent housing change i find my current set of arms and arms accessories unadequate, and before i order anything else, i'd like to give all this a decent thought, and hear some advice from others. I started shooting in 2008 with regular ULCS strobe arms (2x 8" and 2x4"), which i completed with 4x large Stix floats and 4x jumbo Stix floats. My feedback on this setup: obviously getting closer to housing neutrality made my whole shooting experience much better. Only painpoint was that those Stix floats take a lot of time to dry, but that's minor. Moving to another housing in 2013 (NA-EM5 + 45 degrees Nauticam viewvinder + subsee +10 diopter), these weren't sufficient anymore, so i put the Stix floats aside, and replaced the 2x 8" ULCS arms by 2x Nauticam carbon fiber float arms (200mm x 60mm). My feedback on this setup: benefits were getting the right amount of buoyancy & arms drying easily, but i wasn't totally satisfied as i felt strobe arms manipulation to be trickier than with the Stix floats: i had to screw the clamps very tight to avoid the float arms from going up, and then strobe repositioning got unpractical. Also, i must say my gear wasn't symetric: i had a flexitray left handle, but no right handle (handstrap), meaning the right arm was closer to the optical axis than the left one. I believe this contributed to the un-practicality. Now (2016) i am moving to a Nauticam DSLR housing (NA-D300s), complemented by my 45 degrees viewfinder. Photo here: When shooting with 60mm macro + focus light, i don't have adequate equipment to make my rig neutral: -my 2008 setup with Stix floats doesn't provide sufficient buoyancy, but i felt it provided great comfort in strobes repositioning. I tested it yesterday. Here's how it looks like one one arm: -my 2013 nauticam float arms make the housing (too much) positive One idea i have is to buy 4 extra jumbo Stix floats, and add them to my ULCS strobe arms (2x 8" and 2x4"), replacing some of the large floats possibly. I tested (on land) that i could squeeze 4 jumbo Stix floats on a 8" ULCS arm + 1 jumbo & 1 large Stix floats on the adjacent 4" ULCS arms, and this would bring extra buoyancy, hopefully enough! Here's how it would look like on one arm: Thinking/questions: Have any of you got the same feeling that very large float arms (like my 200mm x 60mm Nauticam carbon float arms) make strobes re-positioning too cumbersome, because they are just too buoyant? Would i workaround this problem and get a more user-friendly gear by spreading lots of Stix floats over the 4 arms sections? Any other solution(s) to offset the weight of a large DSLR rig while keeping strobe arms easy to re-position? thanks!! Nicolas
  8. Hello everyone, I'm buying the new diving equipment. I'm making the jump from compact to mirrorless camera. I chose Olympus om-d E-M5 with Nauticam na-EM5. I also choose Nauticam Flexitray II brackets. I ask you some advice about the buoyancy of a configuration like this: - Olympus omd EM5 - Nauticam na EM5 + Flexitray II and right handle. - 2 x Inon flash s2000 - 2x arms Nauticam 8 " - 2x arms Nauticam 5 " - 6x Nauticam Clamp - Lens olympus 9-18 - Nauticam semi-dome port 4 " As per your experience it might be negative in the water? How do I balance the weight? floating arm? Thanks to all
  9. Looking for a Gates Foam Buoyancy Collar for my SWP44 lens. Must be in good condition. I have also a USA address for possible sellers in the US Thanks fxvideo@upcmail.nl
  10. Hi all, Now that I have changed to a more compact gear (Nauticam housing for OM-D EM-5), I find my Stix large&jumbo floats unsufficient: I am still far from neutral, and I don't have much remaining room on my ULCS basic arms. Several brands now offer buoyancy arms that are empty on the inside (ULCS, Inon, Nauticam...), and I'd need your advice to pick the right one. What I've read on the Nauticams sounded good: made of carbon fibre for even smaller density, very robust etc. etc. Your advice on quality & cost effectiveness would be very welcome cheers Nicolas
  11. Hi All! I just started a new series on getting started in underwater photography. The first chapter is about the importance of good buoyancy, and how to practice it. Without the skill to remain stationary in front of the marine life to be photographed, no quality shots will ensue. The following chapters, appearing weekly, will deal with everything from chosing the right camera, housing and strobes, to exposure, approaching fishes and finding the right exposure. Enjoy! Klaus
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